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Welcome to Hotel Volkswagen California!

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Volkswagen News


Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK was partnered up with hotel booking site LateRooms.com to offer a ‘unique’ hotel experience for a bargain.  Set up at the UK’s more picturesque (read: expensive) destinations, the Hotel Volkswagen California has guests paying just £35 per night… to stay in a Volkswagen California SE.  We think that it’s a pretty cool idea, […] More…

Rumor: Volkswagen Group Considering Name Change to “Auto Union”

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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We’re hearing an oddball rumor out of Australia that the Volkswagen Group is considering a name change to “Auto Union”. Whether or not a change to the name of Audi’s former parent company is in the works is true remains to be seen, but this isn’t the first time we’ve heard such a thing. Students […] More…

The 2014 Beetle Sunshine Tour: Europe’s Biggest Beetle Event Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Europe’s largest Beetle event gets underway on August 15th for its 10th annual event, with nearly 400 Beetles from all three generations already signed up.  Volkswagen will be bringing out the Beetle Dune, Beetle Cabrio Karmann, and GRC Beetle race car for the event taking place in Travemünde on the Brügmanngarten festival lawns, which will […] More…

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…