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The newest iteration of Volkswagen’s iconic Golf was unveiled today in New York pending its launch as a 2015 model. Highlighting various features of the updated design based on VW’s versatile “tool kit” MQB platform, Design Group head Walter de Silva promised an altogether improved lineup, including new clean diesel models. The Golf TDI Clean […]

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A recently analysis shows that Volkswagen diesel vehicle prices have declined nearly 16 percent in the wake of its diesel scandal. Kelley Blue Book examined average auction prices and new-car shopping activity on its website to see just how much Volkswagen diesel vehicles’ prices have declined a month after the German automaker announced it cheated […]

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Today Volkswagen tweeted it has established a website to handle consumer concerns over its four-cylinder diesel cars embroiled in an emissions cheating scandal. A video and letter accompany the home page, and other vital info is provided as it seeks to finally come clean, no pun intended. In a list of frequently asked questions, the […]

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Volkswagen’s Guinness world records set using TDI diesel engines could be in jeopardy. The brand’s records could be retracted in light of new evidence that Volkswagen’s TDI diesel engines had software that allowed them to cheat on emissions tests. “Guinness World Records is looking into the matter and it has been passed to our Records […]

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Consumer Reports has decided to suspend its “recommended” rating on the Jetta and Passat diesel models until the vehicles can be re-tested with a recall repair performed. Volkswagen is under fire after the German automaker has been cited by the EPA for cheating on diesel emissions tests. As a result, Consumer Reports will reassess the […]

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No sooner than Honda sent a diesel to completely around Europe and into the record books, Volkswagen has also set a new Guinness World Record for the contiguous U.S. Using a 2015 Golf TDI diesel, a pair of drivers hit all 48 contiguous States in 16 days on just 101.43 gallons, or $294.98 worth of […]

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Volkswagen has announced the station wagon version of its seventh-generation Golf, the Sportwagen, will be available in April. The 2015 Golf SportWagen replaces the outgoing Jetta SportWagen. This new generation of Volkswagen’s station wagon will be available with a choice of two four-cylinder turbocharged engines: a 1.8 liter gasoline or a 2 liter clean diesel. […]

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Toyota and Honda are not the only ones showcasing fuel cells in Los Angeles: Volkswagen also did. Volkswagen unveiled as a world premiere its Golf SportWagen HyMotion at the Los Angeles auto show. Golf SportWagen HyMotion is described by the company as a research vehicle with a fuel cell powertrain. VW said the front-wheel-drive Golf […]

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Recently Volkswagen revealed it will have a 10-speed transmission available for multiple models, and its next-gen Euro diesels will get more potent engines as well. The 10-speed dual clutch automatic is to go with the highly modular MQB platform. This will be the basis for the new Golf, next-generation Passatt, a seven-seater SUV and Audi’s […]

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A new TDI engine is coming to VW vehicles for 2015 and some details about it were revealed yesterday. Douglas Skorupski, manager of Technical Strategy, Volkswagen of America, presented the launch details of the company’s newest TDI Clean Diesel engine, designated EA288, during a presentation delivered at the Automotive World Megatrends USA conference in Dearborn, […]

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