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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…

Volkswagen Launches Special Edition Transporter to Celebrate 60 Years in the UK

posted by on 11 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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To commemorate 60 years of success in the UK market, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK has announced the Sportline 60- a special edition model available in both long and short wheelbase Kombi and panel van versions.  The exterior features unique 18 inch wheels, special graphics, black steel side bars and gloss black mirror covers.  On the […] More…

Volkswagen Group Vehicle Deliveries Rise to Almost Five Million in First Half Year

posted by on 11 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Volkswagen Group has announced that in total it has delivered nearly 5 Million vehicles worldwide in the first half of 2014.  This figure comes quickly after the announcement of record periods at Audi and Volkswagen, as well as strong numbers from Porsche and Skoda.  The 4.97 million deliveries is a jump of 5.9% over […] More…

The Best Thing About the Upcoming European Passat that Everyone Missed- a Twin Turbo 2.0 TDI with 500Nm of Torque

posted by on 10 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Over the 4th of July weekend, Volkswagen announced details of the all-new MQB-based European market Passat sedan.  While many focused on the impressive technological advances and equipment available on the vehicle, most (if not all) missed what is perhaps the most interesting tidbit of information, especially to enthusiasts- a 2.0 Bi-TDI with 240PS (236.6hp) and a […] More…