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Audi Reports Best U.S. November Sales in its History; 11th Record-Setting Month of 2011

posted by on 6 December 2011 in Audi News

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• Vehicle sales up 3.6% vs. November 2010, the current U.S. record • With 104,906 vehicles already sold in 2011, Audi tops previous annual sales record of 101,629 set at the end of last year • Sales of the redesigned Audi A6 luxury models were up 69.8% in the month HERNDON, VA — Audi today reported its 11th […] More…

Essen Galleries Now Live

posted by on 1 December 2011 in Volkswagen News

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While we Americans have SEMA to look forward to every November, later in the month the German’s have Essen. Featuring the aftermarket industry, much like SEMA does, Essen takes it to the next level, and has earned itself the title of the largest show of its kind in the world. This year, we saw a […] More…

Tokyo Motor Show Galleries Now Live

posted by on 1 December 2011 in Volkswagen News

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The Tokyo Motor Show keeps proving itself to be a big player in the international auto show scene. Proof of that is found in the fact that every other year, more car manufacturers are debuting new products and concepts at the show, and not just the Japanese ones. This year saw Volkswagen releasing both its […] More…

Tokyo Motor Show 2011 – World Premiere of the Cross Coupé

posted by on 30 November 2011 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg / Tokyo, 30 November 2011 – At the Tokyo Motor Show (3rd to 11th December) Volkswagen is showcasing its concept of an SUV of the future: the Cross Coupé. Visually the all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid vehicle shows how Volkswagen designers could envisage a crossover between a four-door coupé and a compact SUV. The design team […] More…

Rugged Passat Alltrack Covers New Ground For Volkswagen

posted by on 23 November 2011 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has today released the first images of the new Passat Alltrack, which is making its world debut at the Tokyo Motor Show next week, ahead of its introduction to the market in early 2012. Based on the popular and versatile Passat Estate, the Passat Alltrack adds 4MOTION four-wheel drive and a raised ride height […] More…

LA Auto Show Galleries Live

posted by on 17 November 2011 in Volkswagen News

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The LA Auto Show is always a big event. As the first big North American show of the season, there is usually no shortage of new models on display. As such, we’ve been there the past few days, cameras in tow, taking pictures of the latest metal and carbon on offer. This year, Volkswagen brought […] More…