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29 min ago | Car and Driver

5 Hottest Debuts of the 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Yes, the 2014 Beijing show was packed with vehicles we'll never see here in the States, but there were also quite a few things we'll see in the very near future, like Lexus's NX crossover , Mercedes-Benz's Concept Coupe SUV /future BMW X6-fighter thing, and even the 2015 Volkswagen Touareg bowed in Beijing.


Related Topix: SUV, BMW, BMW X6, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg, Audi TT, Audi, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Lincoln MKX, Lincoln, Autos

4 hrs ago | Fortune

A battered UAW retreats to rethink its 'Southern Strategy'

The downward spiral of the United Auto Workers union gained new momentum this week with the decision to withdraw its petition for a do-over of its disputed election defeat at the Volkswagen AG plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan

8 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

Then vs. Now: 1984 Volkswagen GTI Vs. 2015 GTI

Joe Montana or Tom Brady? Madonna or Lady Gaga? The first love or the new flame? It's in our nature to look in the rearview mirror, to measure the brightness of the present against the best of the past.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Hatchback, Joe Montana, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Volkswagen Golf

13 hrs ago | Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Notts car theft trio jailed for 24 years

Three men who stole high performance cars from across Nottinghamshire have been jailed, in total, for more than 24 years.


Related Topix: Hatchback, Coupe, Volkswagen Golf, South Yorkshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Best cars to own 2014: Skoda takes top slots in Auto Express awards

Skoda really has turned the joke on its head by scooping the top three slots in a major car satisfaction survey of more than 50,000 UK motorists.


Related Topix: Kia Rio, Wagon, Hatchback, Kia, Sedan, West Midlands County, England, United Kingdom, Coupe, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Golf

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Detroit News

Car culture: America can run fine on fewer horses

That's when I drove to Mississauga, a large suburb of Toronto where South Korea's Hyundai had its Canadian headquarters, and borrowed a test car called the Stellar to write a story about this precursor to the successful Sonata.


Related Topix: Canada, Hyundai Sonata, Hybrid, Sedan, Hyundai, Honda Accord, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta

Customer Interaction Solutions

Volkswagen Jetta Used Transmissions Marked Down for Summer Sale at Automotive Website

Oakland, CA April 23, 2014 Jetta is one of the leading brands in the Volkswagen company that is marketed to U.S. car buyers.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan, Oakland, CA, Manufacturing, Automakers, TDI


Day-by-Day Review: 2014 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8TSI Highline

I got home on Monday evening after work and there was a Jetta in my driveway and the Ridgeline was gone.


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

India Auto News

Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept will enter production: Confirmed

Volkswagen showcased Golf R 400 Concept, a 395 hp hatchback monster at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Golf R, Hatchback, Coupe, Volkswagen Golf

Motor Trend

VW U.S. Boss Says 2016 Volkswagen Passat Refresh Will be a "Big Step"

Volkswagen continues to make slow, steady strides in the U.S. market, and the automaker has plans to improve its existing lineup and introduce new products to further the VW Group's mission of becoming the world's largest automaker.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Hybrid, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Scirocco, Autos

National Public Radio

Luxury Automakers Scramble To Woo Young Chinese

At age 32, Jason Jia already is the kind of customer luxury automakers are seeking as competition grows in China's lucrative but crowded market.


Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, China Travel, Volkswagen Polo, Hatchback, Cadillac, Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Sedan, Audi A3, Audi, Audi A6, Convertible, Lincoln, SUV, Lincoln MKC


Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept to be produced

Volkswagen is planning to put the recently unveiled New Midsize Coupe Concept into production, as the model in question is believed to make its way onto the market over the next couple of years.


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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Fast cars 'don't impress women'

VOLKSWAGEN has given the green light for its crazy Gold R 400 concept to hit the production line, bringing supercar speeds to the German hatchback.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf

Automobile Magazine

Recall Central: 2014 Volkswagen Jetta, Passat, and Beetle 1.8T

The Problem : Due to a supplier material change during the production process, O-ring seals between the transmission oil cooler and the automatic transmission may not seal properly, meaning that a leak might develop.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan, Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Golf

Subaru eases into hybrids with 2014 XV Crosstrek

If you're an automobile manufacturer these days, it seems that you simply must have a hybrid, if for no other reason than to show you have some environmental affability in your lineup.


Related Topix: Subaru, SUV, Hybrid, Subaru XV Crosstrek, Subaru Impreza, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Sedan, Volkswagen Beetle, Convertible, Honda Insight, Honda Civic, Honda

WFIE-TV Evansville


Voted on by a jury made up of 69 automotive journalists representing 22 countries, each year's winners are announced at the New York Auto Show .


Related Topix: Audi A3, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Sedan, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Coupe, Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, BMW 4 Series, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Mazda, Mazda 3, Porsche 911 GT3, Porsche

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

6 Cars and SUVs Soaking Up the Spotlight in Beijing

As the buzz from the New York International Auto Show comes to a simmer, the Beijing Auto Show is just getting fired up, and already there are several hugely exciting cars present.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, BMW 7 Series, Sedan, BMW, BMW 6 Series Gran, Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Mercedes-Benz

Automotive News

Golf dominance, premium push intensifies battle in compact segment

Most volume automakers face double trouble in the crucial compact segment. They need to find a way to win sales from the dominant Volkswagen Golf while also defending against premium brands aggressively pushing into the segment.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Audi A3, Audi, Convertible, Volvo V40, Volvo


2014 Beijing Motor Show: Volkswagen Touareg facelift

The popular German SUV, the Touareg, has received some updates as the model in question was seen for the first time in Beijing.


Related Topix: SUV, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg

Car and Driver

VW's New Mid-Size Coupe Concept: Yes, a Golf-Based "Four-Door Coupe" [2014 Beijing auto show]

How far upmarket can Volkswagen go? Way up there, the brand believes. The New Mid-Size Coupe, launched as a concept at the 2014 Beijing auto show , proves the point.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Passat, Audi A3, Audi, Convertible, Autos


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