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Now Hiring: Volkswagen Motorsport Looking for ‘Performance Data Engineer’

posted by on 25 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Do you have a Mechanical or Automotive Engineering degree and a keen eye for data analysis?  If so, Volkswagen Motorsport just might be looking for you. In a tweet this morning, Volkswagen Motorsport posted a job listing for a new ‘Performance Data Engineer’ to join their ever-expanding team.  This extremely fortunate individual would follow Volkswagen […] More…

Report: Next-Gen Jetta to Grow, Gain Coupe Styling

posted by on 24 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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According to a report published yesterday by Auto Bild, Volkswagen is looking to make the next-generation Jetta a bit larger than the outgoing car, and style it using design elements from the New Midsize Coupe concept shown last year.  Volkswagen says that the current Jetta is a bit too small for the current world market, and expanding […] More…

Super Trofeo North American Competition to Heat up at Watkins Glen

posted by on 24 June 2015 in Motorsport News

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The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America series rolls into Watkins Glen International this weekend for two rounds of action on the historic racetrack in upstate New York.  Competitors will be on-track for two 50 minute main event races around the 3.4 mile circuit, capping a week which saw Super Trofeo action take place in […] More…

Volkswagen Looks to Increase Market Share in India with New Subcompact Offering

posted by on 23 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The Volkswagen Group has been on nothing short of an absolute tear for the past few years, eclipsing individual brand sales records and becoming the world’s second largest automaker. In an effort to maintain growth, the Volkswagen Group is doubling down on struggling markets, including a $7B investment in North America, and specific models tailored to the […] More…

Find of the Day: 2013 Volkswagen Golf R

posted by on 23 June 2015 in Find Of the Day

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OEM+ has long been a staple of the Volkswagen tuning scene, with owners simply building what they want but can’t buy straight from the showroom of their local dealer. This Golf R takes that approach to an entirely new level, combining OEM pieces with aftermarket performance to create a one-of-one that needs to be seen […] More…

CBS Sports to Begin Airing Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America

posted by on 23 June 2015 in Motorsport News

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Automobili Lamborghini has announced that CBS Sports has secured the distribution rights for their Blancpain Super Trofeo series in North America.  The move aims to strengthen CBS Sports’ foothold in motorsport, joining BTCC and DTM as properties exclusive to the channel in North America.  Broadcasts will begin tomorrow, June 24th with a one-hour broadcast recap […] More…