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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Ahead of its premiere at the Beijing auto show this spring, the next-generation Volkswagen Touareg has appeared in an official teaser video wearing next to nothing, as far as camo goes. Crisp lines and upmarket styling cues set this VW utility vehicle apart from, say, the three-row Atlas, which...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    The high-performance compact wagon market is a niche too far for Audi, which won’t sell the RS4 Avant in America. Revealed on Tuesday at the Frankfurt motor show , the Avant benefits from the same 2.9-liter biturbo V6 as the RS5 Coupe, with which it shares a chassis. Making 450 hp and 442...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is perpetually late to the SUV party. That much we knew already . The Volkswagen Touareg came late, and was improperly positioned. The Volkswagen Tiguan was much later, and it too was overpriced and undersized. The Volkswagen Atlas, the brand’s first three-row crossover, only arrived...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen’s sole U.S. assembly plant was spared any fallout from the company’s wildly expensive diesel emissions scandal, but the upcoming North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations could see VW throttle back its future plans for the facility. The Chattanooga plant, which builds the...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Despite strong results in many markets, sales drops in Western Europe and China, two VW strongholds, mean that the Brand’s sales have dropped by nearly 2% in April. " The main reason [for the drop in sales] was the loss of two working days in April this year as a result of the later date of...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen of America has launched a new ad campaign for the new Atlas, called "America." With a 90 second ad, and several shorter ones, the campaign features the Atlas against huge vistas, carrying a family, traveling the land. “Our first seven-passenger SUV was built with American families...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    The town of Kodiak, Alaska may finally get to see a Kodiaq, as Automotive New Europe is reporting that Skoda is thinking of selling its cars in North America. Skoda recently successfully entered the Chinese market, and has been filing trade mark applications in the US for names such as Superb...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    The birds are singing, the trees are budding, and the flowers are blooming, which can only mean one thing: it’s show season. Cars will be gathering in parking lots and fields all over the country, and Volkswagen of America will be in on the action with their new fleet of five show cars. VW will...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Dr. Herbert Diess and Hinrich J. Woebcken laid out their strategy for the newly established Volkswagen North American Region (NAR) while speaking to employees at the Volkswagen of America headquarters. The Volkswagen Group aims to strengthen its position in the North American Market, where it...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    In a new internal events series, Chairman of the Board for the Volkswagen brand Herbert Diess fielded questions from Volkswagen employees. In the series, dubbed “Straight Talking with Herbert Diess,” the chairman talks about his goals and the future of the brand. “My goal is to make Volkswagen...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    The automotive world has seen its fair share of cross country road trips, but never one quite like this.  Setting off from Jacksonville, Florida on June 21st in a CLP Superlite SLC with 1.9 TDI power and running on Neste's NEXBTL renewable diesel fuel, a team of four individuals will aim to...
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    With the Monday news cycle officially begun, the Volkswagen Group of America has released a media advisory confirming it will name a new CEO at the National Press Club in Washington, DC Monday morning at 11 AM. Rumors already circulating online including a source from the Wall Street Journal...
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