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/DRIVE Returns, Goes with Subscription Service

posted by on 30 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The YouTube-based /DRIVE automotive video channel has been on a hiatus, and if you’re anything like us then you’ve been eagerly awaiting its return. Well, in that regard, there’s good news and some come-to-reckoning news. First, it’s back. Second, it needs to make money in order to remain and as such the feature-length content will now […] More…

Volkswagen Group of America Announces Speakers at 2014 Center for Automotive Research – Management Briefing Seminar

posted by on 30 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Volkswagen Group of America has announced that four group employees will be speakers at the 2014 Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminar.  Hubertus Lemke, Head of Technical Project Management in Volkswagen’s R&D division, Joerg Schlinkheider, Head of Driver Assistance Systems at Audi of America’s Electronics Research Laboratory, Oliver Schmidt, GM, Engineering and Environmental […] More…

Dr. Christian Dahlheim Named President and CEO of VW Credit, Inc.

posted by on 30 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Volkswagen Group of America has announced the Dr. Christian Dahlheim has been named as the President and CEO of VW Credit, Inc.  Bringing with him over 18 years of experience, Dr. Dahlheim is being promoted from his current role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for VW Credit, Inc and has been with […] More…

Volkswagen Cuts Toyota’s Lead as World’s Largest Automaker to 30,000 Units

posted by on 30 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Only about 30,000 vehicles separate the two world’s largest carmakers Toyota and Volkswagen from each other. Both manufacturers have cracked the five million vehicle mark by mid-year- Toyota with 5.097 million is in front by a very small margin, with Volkswagen delivering 4.97 million new vehicles without including their commercial vehicle manufacturers MAN and Scania.  Including trucks […] More…

Find of the Day: Volkswagen Corrado VRT

posted by on 29 July 2014 in Find Of the Day

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Built to be Volkswagen’s upmarket coupe, the Corrado has built up a cult following over the years for their looks, driving dynamics and ‘quirks’.  Due to this cult following, many have been highly modified, and that is exactly what we have here. With coil over suspension (H&R ultra low up front/KW out back) and 17×9″ […] More…

Video: Boba Motoring’s 1000+hp MK1 and 900+hp MK2 Face off in Drag Race

posted by on 29 July 2014 in Videos

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Boba Motoring is fairly legendary in the Volkswagen Tuning world, with their YouTube videos propelling the company to instant celebrity status.  Nearly 50,000 people subscribe to their channel to watch the company’s huge horsepower Mk1 and Mk2 Golfs race down the 1/4 mile at mind-bending speeds.  Recently, Boba Motoring uploaded a new video of their […] More…