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1 hr ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

AD: Great deals for new and pre-owned Volkswagens plus an enticing ownership experience at FA Wagen

If you're looking for a new Volkswagen, FA Wagen - a subsidiary of Federal Auto - should be first on your list to visit, for right now, the authorised Volkswagen dealer is conducting a mega sales promotion for both their new and pre-owned cars. Rebates of up to RM103,000 are up for grabs for brand new Volkswagen models, while pre-owned cars are available with rebates of up to RM140,000 for selected models.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Volkswagen Tiguan, SUV, Volkswagen Touareg

1 hr ago | CFRA

CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is back

The CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is back and the massive prize line-up will be unveiled on Monday morning. This year's lottery has a grand prize package valued at $1.7 million - including a new house in Manotick, a car, cash and groceries.


Related Topix: Lottery, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Beauties galore on CSI campus for Sunday's 38th annual car show

From a 1924 two-speed Ford to a sweet 1964 Volkswagen Beetle in original dove blue and rows of gleaming Cadillacs, hundreds of classic cars are on display at the College of Staten Island for Sunday's 38th annual car show and flea market sponsored by the nonprofit Staten Island Region of the Antique Auto Club of America. Tony Mei of Prince's Bay, proud owner of this 1955 Ford Thunderbird.


Related Topix: Ford Thunderbird, Coupe, Convertible, Ford, Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island, City University of New York

In-depth Africa

Volks announces Russian shutdown

The Russian auto industry is not in a great place right now. A weakened currency, the rouble, is stinging automakers, and in the case of Volkswagen, has prompted a trimming of production.


Related Topix: SUV, Volkswagen Tiguan

Digital Trends

First drive: 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen's first fully electric vehicle for the U.S., the e-Golf, is stylish, practical and loaded with desirable features, but availability is limited and the price is steep. Not surprisingly, on the morning of the inaugural test drive event, vee-dub arranged for us journalists a fleet of e-Golfs, its first EV for the U.S. market, slathered in electric blue paint.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Autos

Silicon Alley Insider

4 Reasons Americans Aren't Buying Volkswagens Anymore

Volkswagen recently announced that its U.S. auto sales dropped by a staggering 22% in June. This will mark the fourth time in the last six months that the brand has experienced a double-digit fall in sales.


Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Volkswagen Tiguan, SUV, Auto Dealers, Toyota RAV4, Toyota, Toyota Camry, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford

The Auto Channel

2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Review By John Heilig

Reviewed Model: 2014 Volkswagen Convertible R-Line Engine: 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 Horsepower/Torque: 210 hp @ 5,300 rpm/207 lb.-ft. @ 1,700 rpm Transmission: 6-speed automatic Wheelbase: 100.0 in.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Indian Drives

Top 5 Expensive And Luxurious SUVs That Are Fuel-Efficient

SUVs are always confined of gas-guzzling attitude when mated to automatic transmission and loads of features. Here, in the haystack, there are some who are outstandingly efficient.


Related Topix: Audi Q7, SUV, Audi, World News, Germany, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche

The Salinas Californian

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat SELThe 2014 Volkswagen Passat SELA review...

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL A review of the 2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL. Check out this story on Let's not kid ourselves sports fans, the 2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium won't exactly get a lot of heads turning down on old Ocean Avenue.


Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Globe and Mail

Euro zone output jumps more than expected in July

Emblems of the VW Golf VII car are pictured in a production line at the plant of German car maker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg. Emblems of the VW Golf VII car are pictured in a production line at the plant of German car maker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, World News, Germany

Car and Driver

2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI: Two Affordable Performance Icons Compared

You have heard plenty over the years about Subaru's rally-inspired WRX . And, owing to its longer life span, you have probably heard even more about Volkswagen's genre-defining hot hatch, the GTI .


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Hatchback, Subaru WRX, Subaru, Sedan, Wagon, Subaru Impreza, Ford Focus ST, Ford, Autos


Mini Cooper S and VW Gti Go Head to Head

Road & Track has pitted the F56 Cooper S against the Volkswagen GTI and for many of the MINI faithful, the results may come as a surprise. Car journalists have one of the toughest jobs out there.


Related Topix: Mini, MINI Cooper S, Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Hatchback, Convertible, MINI Roadster


2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible TDI review notes

The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible TDI is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 that cranks out 140 hp with 236 lb-ft of torque. SENIOR MOTORSPORTS EDITOR MAC MORRISON: Quick run in this 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible TDI .


Related Topix: Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible, Coupe, Volkswagen New Beetle, Autos


Best new car deals in September include three redesigned best-sellers

Toyota Camry, Ford F-150 and VW Golf offer big discounts in September in attempt to clear older models off dealer lots In August of 2014, it took about 73 days to sell one of the top four midsize sedans -- that's up 56 percent compared to last year. The big-volume The midyear-updated 2014.5 Camry SE is currently selling for about $3,000 less than its MSRP; we're sure the 2015 redesign has something to do with it .


Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Honda Accord, Honda, Subaru Tribeca, Subaru, SUV, Autos

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Driver's Seat: What lies ahead for electric car sales?

In the same week that Mr. Driver's Seat had his first-ever chance to get behind the wheel of the all-electric, new-for-2015 Volkswagen e-Golf, a message arrived in the inbox noting that electrified car sales - meaning electric vehicles and hybrids - are essentially flat from 2013 to 2014. Volkswagen will not be the only manufacturer joining the all-electric car race for this model year.


Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Hatchback, Volkswagen e-Golf, Coupe, Volkswagen Golf, Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Convertible, smart fortwo


Kia Soul EV priced at $33,700*, leases start at $249/month

Kia must have thought VW was aiming a little high when the German automaker priced its upcoming electric vehicle for the US market. Kia has just announced that the price for its new Soul EV will be $33,700 when it comes to the US later this year.


Related Topix: Kia Soul EV, Wagon, Kia, Kia Soul, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Volkswagen e-Golf, Irvine, CA

Consumer Reports

2015 Volkswagen Golf proves to be fun and civilized

For several years now, the Volkswagen Golf has been one of the most impressive small cars on the market. It was well-made, agile, fun to drive, and reliable.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen GTI, Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan


This Ancient Australian 4x4 Commercial Is Full Of Hilarious Lies

The International Scout 80 is adorable, capable off-road, and easy to work on. But it's also brutally uncomfortable, slow as a sloth going to the dentist, and barely safer than walking blindfolded across the highway.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible, Autos

Detroit Free Press

Mark Phelan: 2015 Audi A3 2.0T Quattro gives a taste of brand's appeal

The 2015 Audi A3 2.0T Quattro sedan packs a lot of the German luxury brand's appeal into a small package, despite tight accommodations and a lack of some common features.


Related Topix: Audi A3, Audi, Wagon, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan, Coupe, Volkswagen Golf, Acura, Buick, Hybrid, Buick Verano, Acura ILX, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Lexus, Lexus IS 250

Hyundai Elite i20: Get Price, Features & Tech...

Hyundai Motors has recently launched facelift version of i20, called Elite i20, Elite i20 is priced between INR 4.9 lakhs for base model and INR 7.67 lakhs for top end variant . The second generation model -- i20 Elite is now competing with the other premium hatchbacks like, Maruti Suzuki's Swift and Volkswagen Polo .


Related Topix: Volkswagen Polo, Hatchback


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