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Volkswagen Issues Voluntary Recall on Jetta and Passat Vehicles

posted by on 14 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, VA – Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the manual seats on certain 2015 model year Volkswagen Jetta and Passat vehicles. The recall […] More…

GTI Roadster Makes North American Debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show

posted by on 14 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Spectacular concept car blurs the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds Herndon/Los Angeles — Volkswagen will show the spectacular GTI Roadster concept car in North America for the first time at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. First seen at the Wörthersee enthusiast festival in Austria in May, this car erases the boundaries between the […] More…

Golf R 400 Concept to Make North American Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

posted by on 14 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Ultimate concept version of the Golf R has 394-horsepower 2.0-liter TSI engine Accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 3.9 seconds, top speed of 174 mph Vehicle’s design and performance inspired by VW’s motorsport experience Power is put to the blacktop via 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system Los Angeles, CA — After making its global debut at the […] More…

Foundation Stone Ceremony for New Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Plant in Poland

posted by on 13 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Września plant will produce the successor to the Volkswagen Crafter from the end of 2016 Modern body shop, paint shop, vehicle assembly hall and supplier park on an area of over 220 hectares New plant creates up to 3,000 jobs Poznań/Białężyce near Września, 13 November 2014 – In a ceremony which took place today, […] More…

Volkswagen Golf Family Named Motor Trend 2015 Car of the Year

posted by on 13 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen’s versatile hatchback family takes top honors among 23 new vehicle offerings Herndon, VA  / Los Angeles, CA — Motor Trend, one of the world’s premier automotive authorities, today named the Volkswagen Golf family—Golf 1.8T, Golf TDI® Clean Diesel, Golf GTI and e-Golf models—as the 2015 Motor Trend Car of the Year. “VW floored our judges by reimagining the […] More…

Rebreaking Records – APR Customer’s Golf R Trumps All

posted by on 12 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The quickest MK6 Golf R record is a highly contended title. As the decade-old engine and ECU combination reach the end of their production run, and newer more complex technologies are introduced, tuners around the world continue to tinker with bigger turbos, and new bolt-ons in a never-ending race to the bottom (pun intended). As […] More…