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It’s A Hat-Trick. Volkswagen’s Amarok Voted Best Pick-Up For Third Straight Year at the 2014 Auto Express Awards

posted by on 16 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen’s Amarok pickup has won the ‘Best Pick-Up’ Award from Auto Express for the third year in a row.  Head of Marketing Kirsten Stagg commented that receiving the award was “a testament to the quality and engineering excellence of the vehicle.”  While we do not receive the Amarok in the North American Marketplace, it is important to note the […] More…

40 Years of Golf: First Generation Golfs Parade Through the Volkswagen Plant in Wolfsburg

posted by on 15 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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In mid-July, a colorful column of first generation Golfs rolled by the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg.  The parade took place as part of the 40th anniversary of the Golf and was made up of participants from the annual “Original Golf 1 IG” meeting in Wolfsburg. The column rolled from the East Gate on the Central road […] More…

UK’s Largest Car Review Site Finds That Women More Likely To Stay With Volkswagen Than Men

posted by on 15 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The United Kingdom’s largest car review site “WeLoveAnyCar.com” surveyed close to 9,000 Volkswagen owners to get their feelings on the brand and its products, finding that women are more likely to stay with the Wolfsburg based brand than men.  The study claims that only 6% of women plan on moving to a different brand, while […] More…

Next Generation Volkswagen Touran Spied Near Nürburgring

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The next generation Volkswagen Touran was spotted out and about near the legendary Nurburgring this week, cloaked in heavily camouflage.  Most likely based on the new MQB platform, the upcoming Touran will be have a larger interior than the outgoing model.  Based on current trends within Volkswagen, we expect it to be lighter and more fuel […] More…

Dynamics Up, Fuel Consumption Down: Best-Selling Sports Car Scirocco with a Completely New Range of Engines

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has updated the Scirocco for the 2015 model year, with new available engines that are more powerful and more fuel efficient, and aesthetic enhancements including new headlights and tail lights, and lift gate mechanism.  Changes continue on the inside as well, with updated auxiliary instruments for boost, oil temp, and a chronometer, and features […] More…

New Midsize SUV from Volkswagen to be Produced in Chattanooga

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has announced that production of a new Midsize SUV will take place in their Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, bringing an additional 2,000 jobs to the region.  The manufacturer will be investing an estimated $600 million and expanding the existing facility by 538,000 square feet to get ready for the upcoming CrossBlue Concept-based vehicle.  This expansion […] More…