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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Bad news for Volkswagen yesterday, as Reuters is reporting that the California Air Resources Board has formally rejected the brand's proposal to fix affected 2.0 TDI-powered vehicles.  Claiming that the fix "falls far short of meeting legal requirements", CARB seems to have taken the most issue...
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    According to a report from L'  Automobile Sportive.com , the Golf R400 will bow as a 2017 model and come with a hefty price tag slotting north of the Audi RS 3's going rate.  Being built around the Mk7 facelift- also due in 2017- the Golf R 400 (or 420 as many outlets are now reporting) should...
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    According to a report published yesterday by Auto Bild , Volkswagen is looking to make the next-generation Jetta a bit larger than the outgoing car, and style it using design elements from the New Midsize Coupe concept shown last year.  Volkswagen says that the current Jetta is a bit too small...
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    Winterkorn: "Sustainability is a real value driver for our business" For the first time, 57 model variants with a maximum of 95 grams CO2 / km are available Board members comment on strategic topics Today, the Volkswagen Group is publishing its new sustainability report. Previously, exclusive...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Interim balance regarding the company’s environmental, economic and social responsibility to be published on May 4th Exclusive highlights of the report are available in advance on  twitter.com/vwgroup_en  under the hashtag #VWCSR Board of Management members provide insight into strategic...
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    Forbes has reported that the Volkswagen Group of America has purchased a 5% stake in QuantumScape 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...
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    In a recent sit-down with various media outlets, Motoring.com.au reports that Volkswagen's Head of Powertrain Development Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neuser hinted that additional R models are currently under consideration, due in part to the success of the Golf R.  When pressed further on which models were...
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    Late last week a report out of Olympia, Washington of three Volkswagens and a crashed Audi spread like wildfire through social media and sparked a discussion in our Regional Forum.  While it seems that there is more than one side of this particular story, we can all agree that the incident...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen Group has released their Sustainability Report from 2013, showing that the brand is well on its way to becoming the "world's most environmentally compatible automaker."  Volkswagen's 152 page document shows that the energy consumption per vehicle produced has dropped by an average...
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