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Volkswagen Announces Golf R Pre-Order Details

posted by on 19 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Eagerly anticipated all-wheel-drive Golf R, Volkswagen’s highest performance model, will be available for pre-order on January 8, 2015 Herndon, VA  — Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the opportunity for customers to pre-order one of the first 500 available 2015 Golf R models, the most powerful production Golf ever offered in the U.S. The pre-order will […] More…

Render: Volkswagen Passat Alltrack by CarPassion.it

posted by on 19 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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In lands outside of the United States, Volkswagen’s Passat Alltrack is a very successful model and although the brand has yet to show a concept or officially announce the car’s entry to their lineup, it’s only a matter of time.  Not ones to wait around, the folks at CarPassion.it have produced a computer rendering of what […] More…

Polo GTI Goes on Sale in UK

posted by on 18 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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New range-topping Polo GTI launches with 1.8-litre turbocharged 192 PS engine Available with choice of six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG gearbox Polo takes GTI design cues from larger Golf sibling; high-tech infotainment system Available to order now with first UK deliveries due March 2015 The latest generation of Volkswagen’s Polo GTI made its debut at […] More…

Report: Volkswagen Buys Stake in Battery Manufacturer QuantumSpace

posted by on 17 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Forbes has reported that the Volkswagen Group of America has purchased a 5% stake in QuantumSpace Corporation, a Silicon Valley startup which is actively developing new battery technology that could “more than triple” the range of electric vehicles.  This move comes in sync with the release of Volkswagen’s e-Golf in the American marketplace, a car […] More…

Man Builds Solar-Powered Volkswagen Bus Capable of 80mph

posted by on 17 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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When you’re the Chief Technology Officer for a Healthcare firm that specializes in delivery robots, forward thinking just sort of comes with the territory.  After a while of doing what was once considered impossible, I’d imagine you remove the word from your vocabulary.  Such is the case with Vecna CTO Daniel Theobald, a man who, […] More…

2015 Golf GTI Wins Autoweek’s “Best of the Best”/Car Award

posted by on 16 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The seventh-generation “hot-hatch” is recognized for its perfect combination of performance, economy, fit and finish, design and value  Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is proud to announce today that the 2015 Golf GTI has won Autoweek’s annual “Best of the Best”/Car award. The all-new Golf GTI was evaluated against every new or significantly updated model throughout […] More…