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  1. 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...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen of America has revealed full pricing details about the new 2018 Atlas. With a starting price of just $30,500, the Atlas is set to compete with rivals like the Ford Explorer and the Honda Pilot. For the full fat SEL Premium with a V6, though, you’ll have to shell out a minimum of...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    As we age, life takes away our health and our figure, and in turn gives us people and things to look after. With its new ad campaign, Volkswagen wants to show you how its new SUV, the Atlas, is the perfect vehicle to help you cope with this unending transaction. Trading on its reputation for...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    In an attempt to prove to America that it’s not just a manufacturer of small European economy cars, Volkswagen has built two SUVs that it hopes will prove its mettle as maker of big cars, too. The first is the Atlas. A midsize SUV built on the brand’s much talked about MQB platform. Expanded...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Chicago Auto Show starts this week—me neither—and Volkswagen of America is premiering a new trim package the Atlas, the Weekend Edition. Inspired by the popular Vanagon and Eurovan Weekender packages from the ‘80s—which featured a pop-top and closet, but no stove or fridge—the Atlas...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen’s chief engineering officer confirms an Atlas-based truck is a possibility. The new three-row SUV is coming soon to North America, and speaking to CarBuzz, Dr. Matthias Erb said that Volkswagen is asking how it can further scale the platform developed for the Atlas, and turning the...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Despite having spent the latter half of the 20 th century as mortal enemies, it turns out that Russia and the USA have some things in common according to Volkswagen, as Russia may be next in line to get the Atlas. The Atlas is Volkswagen’s recently revealed seven seat SUV that’s designed to...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    President and CEO of Volkswagen of America, Hinrich Woebcken, firmly believes that the road to success in America involves getting more Volkswagens into showrooms. “Remaining a niche player is not an option,” said Woebcken today at the LA Auto Show. “We tried this for many years and now we’ve...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    On the occasion of the LA Auto Show, Volkswagen of America has released the second installment in its ongoing video about the creation of the Atlas. The new seven seat SUV carries the weight of great expectations, as it’s hoped that it will help the brand grow in America. In the video below...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is focusing its efforts in North America with the launch of its latest product, the seven-seat Atlas. When it hits showrooms in spring 2017, it will be the biggest Volkswagen on sale in America thanks to its three rows, seven seats, and ample cargo capacity. To get it up to speed...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    The dawn of a new era at Volkswagen started today, with the launch of the Atlas, the biggest vehicle ever built at the company’s Chattanooga plant. When it arrives for the 2018 model year, the Atlas will be the biggest Volkswagen on sale in America and will come with a choice of two engines...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen of America is preparing to reveal its new midsize SUV on Thursday and the manufacturer is whetting appetites with a set eight videos. The first video, titled “Origins,” features Product Manager Jim Burch and CEO Hinrich Woebcken discussing the new SUV, reportedly called Atlas ...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen released a new video about its new Midsize SUV yesterday and in it they revealed that it will produce either 238hp or 280hp. The Teramont-or-whatever will be getting 280hp out of the 3.6L V6, just like the Passat and the Touareg, which produce 258lb-ft and 266lb-ft of torque...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Skoda has officially revealed its three row SUV, the Kodiaq, and journalists are already speculating about how it might lead to a US launch for the Czech brand. The Kodiaq, though, might just hint at another product that’s officially headed for the States, VW’s Teramont. The two are intended as...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is getting ready to bolster its SUV and crossover lineup, and this mysterious new model is the first step. Here’s what we know about it: It’s an Important Model The Volkswagen Midsize SUV — that’s what VW PR wants us to call it — is the brand’s attempt at a big, family SUV for...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Forget head-scratching model names like  Tiguan and Touareg. For its new midsize SUV, Volkswagen scrapped its naming-by-German-committee tradition and turned the process over to its American division. When the new model goes on sale next year, expect a rugged, easy-to-pronounce name designed...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    If you’re a Volkswagen enthusiast of a certain age, you know that the brand has a less than exceptional history when it comes to making cars in America. In the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, VW took its first crack at building cars stateside at a plant in Pennsylvania. The whole venture ended only a...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has reached a production milestone at its Chattanooga assembly plant, having built its first metal test body for the upcoming midsize SUV. The new model is scheduled to begin full production later this year and reaching showrooms in early 2017. Plants need to build metal bodies like...
  19. 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...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    Well that didn't take long.  Just 24 hours after Automobile published that the Tiguan would be shown in Frankfurt, and mere hours after we posted about it, Carscoops managed to snap two photos of the new crossover without any camouflage.  Shooting down on the rear 3/4 of the vehicle while it...
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