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On Location: Autohaus Volkswagen Lancaster Grand Opening

posted by on 27 July 2015 in On Location

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There aren’t a whole lot of Volkswagen dealers in the United States with a longer history than Autohaus. The family owned Lancaster, PA based Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche dealer was one of the first set up in the Volkswagen network, with the founder having come over from Germany in order to help establish these German […] More…

Giorgetto Giugiaro Leaves ItalDesign, Audi Purchases Remaining Ownership

posted by on 6 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Late last week, design icon Giorgetto Giugiaro has resigned from his position at the helm of ItalDesign, his family firm in which Audi has held a controlling (90.1%) stake since 2010. The designer sold his remaining shares to Audi, departing reportedly along with his son Fabrizio who was also active in the business. With this move, Audi becomes the […] More…

Volkswagen Presents Golf Sport GTE concept at Wörthersee

posted by on 14 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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For more than three decades, the south bank of Lake Wörthersee in Austria has become the home for GTI fans from around the world. And it has long since become a tradition for Volkswagen – the inventor of the GTI – to present an automotive surprise for the 200,000 visitors. As a concept car, the […] More…

Video: Low Familia Meeting at Wörthersee 2015

posted by on 13 May 2015 in Videos

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In case you weren’t aware, Low Familia is an Austrian-centered group of enthusiasts big when it comes to custom cars and low when it comes to vehicle stance. The group is known for some very impressive builds, so perhaps it’s not a surprise that their unofficial official Low Familia meeting during Wörthersee‘s two-week early days was a […] More…

Shanghai 2015: Volkswagen Group Night Video and Gallery Now Live

posted by on 21 April 2015 in Events Coverage

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When it comes to world auto shows, AutoShanghai may just be the Chinese equivalent of the Frankfurt IAA. Likely the largest for the Chinese market, now the world’s largest car market, this event happens but once every two years (also just like Frankfurt). Alas, we didn’t attend but we’ve assembled a collection of photos and […] More…

X-Tomi Design Renders Production CC from Volkswagen Concept GTE

posted by on 27 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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When Volkswagen pulled the wraps from its Concept GTE in Geneva earlier this month, it hinted at the car exhibiting the brand’s intentions when it comes to design. No surprise, it’s also likely a thinly veiled next step for the VW’s CC model. Render artists X-Tomi Design have taken that idea and run with it, […] More…