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Turn 10 Studios Reveals Volkswagen Group Models to be Playable in Forza Horizon 2

posted by on 22 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Turn 10 Studios has released details on the first hundred cars to be included in their upcoming “Forza Horizon 2″ video game, and while the list includes the usual suspects from BMW, Ferrari and Nissan, it also includes several cars from the Volkswagen Group.  In the upcoming game, players with enough in-game credits will be […] More…

Model Year 2015: New Golf Family, Redesigned Jetta, and New TDI® Clean Diesel Engine Head the Changes

posted by on 22 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen of America has announced its lineup for 2015, bringing with it a redesigned Jetta, new TDI Clean Diesel technology, and the new Golf R among many other changes and introductions.  Within the press release below you will find a model-by-model breakdown of the upcoming alterations to existing models, and a quick overview for each […] More…

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI Named 2014 Northwest Green Car of the Year

posted by on 22 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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It seems that praise for the seventh generation Golf and Golf GTI is nearly universal (we’re looking at you, Consumer Reports), with the vehicle taking home yet another award.  The upcoming Golf TDI has been named the 2014 Northwest Green Car of the Year by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) due to its mix […] More…

Rumor: Volkswagen Group in Talks to Acquire Fiat Chrysler Says Germany’s Manager Magazin Reports

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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We were once told by a top executive at Audi that Germany’s Manager Magazin is where other top executives float ideas in the form of rumor. Whether or not then this means it is a floated idea or a line on actual happenings remains to be known, but a rumor this morning out of Germany […] More…

IIHS Releases Recommendations on Used Vehicles for Young Drivers. Volkswagen Group Products Make the List.

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Parents take note. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released a list of vehicles recommended as first cars for young drivers largely based on the criteria of safety and relative affordability in the used car market. Before we post the entire press release from the IIHS, we first wanted to call out the Volkswagens […] More…

Volkswagen Passes GM, Becomes World’s Second Largest Automaker

posted by on 16 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Although the North American market is a bit soft for Volkswagen at the moment, sales around the world are more than enough to make up for it.  Over the first half of this year, the Volkswagen Group has moved an extremely impressive 4.97 Million vehicles.  It’s even more impressive when you consider that GM ‘only’ […] More…