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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Hundreds Of Cars Still Trapped After Water-Main Break Floods UCLA Parking Structures

An estimated 20 million gallons of water were lost when a high-pressure water main burst on Sunset Boulevard in front of Marymount High School on Tuesday, flooding two parking structures on the UCLA campus .

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan

6 hrs ago | Galway Advertiser

New model Volkswagen Polo now available

Volkswagen's newly updated Polo has gone on sale and to celebrate the new 142 plate, Volkswagen tells us that it has a very attractive finance offer on the new car.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen Polo, Hatchback

10 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Review

With its 2011 Sonata, Hyundai put itself at the forefront of a few trends in the competitive midsize-sedan segment.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, Hatchback, Hyundai Veloster, Ford Fusion, Ford, Wagon, Volkswagen Passat

15 hrs ago | Jalopnik

Would You Go $5,900 For A Diesel 1980 VW Scirocco?

While sporty cars and diesels may seem incompatible, today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Scirocco proves the mix is not impossible.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen Scirocco, Jeep, Jeep Cj7, Autos

19 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

New Volkswagen Scirocco Features Advanced Engines +VIDEO

July 29, 2014: Prices for the revised Volkswagen Scirocco, which opens for orders on 8 July ahead of first deliveries in October, start at 20,455* for the 1.4-litre TSI 125 PS manual and rise to 33,795** for the 2.0-litre TSI 280 PS Scirocco R. The new Scirocco, which made its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, 40 years after the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Volkswagen Scirocco, Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Hatchback

23 hrs ago | Automotive News

VW closes gap on Toyota's global lead

Volkswagen is closing in on Toyota Motor Corp. as the global leader in vehicle sales, with a rapid expansion drive in China - the world's biggest auto market - while Toyota curbs growth to focus on shoring up quality.

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Related Topix: SUV, Hybrid, Toyota Highlander, Toyota, Toyota Camry, Toyota RAV4, Coupe, Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, Nissan Altima, Nissan

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Burbank Leader

Classic car show revs up the crowd

More than 10,000 spectators and car enthusiasts flocked to downtown Burbank on Saturday to admire roughly 200 classic cars at the third annual Downtown Burbank Car Classic, a show made up of cars featured on television shows and in movies.

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Related Topix: Burbank, CA, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Comedy, Entertainment, Drake and Josh, Television, Volkswagen Beetle, Convertible, Hatchback

Automotive News

VW suffers production woes adjusting to MQB platform, report says

Volkswagen's move to add extra German production shifts for the Golf hatchback, which the company has attributed to strong demand, is also due to problems adjusting to its new MQB platform, company sources told Reuters.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Tiguan, SUV

Macworld UK

Toyota Entune and VW Car-Net do things Android Auto and Apple CarPlay can't touch

While the world waits for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to change how we use our phones in our cars, automakers are already busy coming at it from the other direction--changing how we use our cars with our phones.

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Related Topix: Toyota 4Runner, Toyota, SUV, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan, Toyota Sr5, Toyota Camry, Volkswagen Tiguan

KING-TV Seattle

Cheap Speed Challenge: best sub-$30,000 speedsters

The $30,000 Cheap Speed Challengers, left to right: Nissan Juke Nismo; Scion FR-S; Fiat 500 Abarth; Ford Fiesta ST; Kia Forte5; Volkswagen GTI; Hyundai Veloster; and Subaru WRX.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen GTI, Coupe, Hatchback, Scion FR-S, Scion, Convertible, Ford, Ford Fiesta ST, Subaru, Subaru WRX, Sedan, Hyundai Veloster, Hyundai, Byron, IL

AutoWeek

2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI Lux review notes

EDITOR WES RAYNAL: I've always thought VW's big SUV is across the board a nice truck that does nothing outstanding, but doesn't fall on its face in any category, either.

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Related Topix: SUV, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg, Volkswagen Phaeton, Sedan, Jeep, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Mercedes Benz Ml350, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche, BMW, BMW X5

AutoSpies

The Downside of Being a Really Profitable Brand

Raking in the profit for an automaker seems like the ultimate accomplishment, and when you sell millions of cars around the world the final tally can reach satisfying levels.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Autos

INAUTONEWS

Recall roundup: Volkswagen Golf VII Gti

Volkswagen has issued a recall for the new generation of the Golf GTI in the United States because of some problems found with the front stabilizer rods.

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

India Auto News

Scoop: Tata Bolt launch delayed, probably to Jan 2015

Tata Zest will be launched before Bolt hatchback as planned by Tata Motors. Launch of Zest will take place in early August 2014.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Tata Motors, Volkswagen Polo, Hatchback

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Nob Hill Gazette

Wheels 08-14

I've always been a fan of German cars. Germany is a country that has fully embraced the automobile and elevates driving to an art.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Life, Hobbies, Collecting, Porsche 911, Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan

Examiner.com

2014 VW Touareg TDI Lux SUV is a nice value with some wow

The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg is a nicely styled and well- engineered mid-size two-row SUV that offers a nice range of premium features plus a very good ride for a competitive price relative to its performance and amenities.

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Related Topix: SUV, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg

Car and Driver

2014 Kia Forte5 SX Turbo Automatic Test: Closing the Hot-Hatch Gap

When we first tested Kia's five-door-hatch version of the Forte , we were critical of its maker's claim that the car was "ultra hot," noting that a 7.5-second 0-60 run doesn't qualify for hot-hatch status.

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Related Topix: Ford, Ford Focus ST, Hatchback, Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Autos

Daily Mail

Britain's ten best selling cars of all time revealed

Ford announced its Fiesta was now the biggest selling car of all time, last week, overtaking the now defunct Escort into poll position.

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

Capital Weekly

Smart, Refined, Fully Serviced, Warrantied and Price To Move...What's ...

The Volkswagen New Beetle is smart, stylish, and refined. It combines German engineering and performance with exceptional fit and finish, and it represents a good value Our New Beetle is a front-wheel drive car based off of the MK4 generation Golf/Jetta platform.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen New Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible, Falmouth, ME

CanadianDriver

Final Drive: 1984 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Granted, it's unlikely that a classic car will be as obnoxious as probably just about any human can be, but there is still an overwhelming possibility that it will underwhelm.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen Golf, Hatchback

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