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1 hr ago | Car and Driver

2015 Volkswagen Golf GTE First Drive: Cable-Ready Hot Hatch

Volkswagen Group chief Martin Winterkorn is euphoric. Speaking in front of a group of international journalists in a greenhouse-cum-restaurant in ZA1 4rich, he reminds us of his promise that Volkswagen would demonstrate technology leadership in electric mobility.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Audi A3 e-tron, Audi, Autos

1 hr ago | MotoringFile

Auto Express Loves MINI

And that is not an understatement. Following the official launch of the F55 and its subsequent review by a number of outlets, Auto Express editor-in-chief Steve Fowler shares his thoughts on the status of the MINI brand: Think of it this way: if the original Mini was built by a company that had the wherewithal and finances to continually develop it, 911-style, as it should've been, I suspect it would be a very similar car - and model range - to what it is today.


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

5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance selects 1936 Bentley as Best of Show

This 1936 Bentley, owned by Brooke and Gary D. Moore of La Canada, was named Best in Show at the 2014 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance. This 1936 Bentley, owned by Brooke and Gary D. Moore of La Canada, was named Best in Show at the 2014 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance.


Related Topix: La Canada Flintridge, CA, Convertible, Volkswagen Cabriolet, Sylmar, CA, Autos

10 hrs ago | AutoSpies

Concept Cars That Should Be Built Right Now

It's fun and easy to pretend play with someone else's money and there is nothing better than imaging how you would run a multi-billion dollar auto company. Fantasy sports are a close second though.


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

13 hrs ago | Jalopnik

For $1,750, This Custom Buggy Is Ready For The Dunes

They say that residents of Texas' capital should keep Austin weird . It doesn't get much weirder than today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe dune buggy, but is it priced to ensure it will be kept by its current Austin owner? Like the sirens' song leading sailors to their doom , yesterday's amazingly rare 2003 VW Passat W8 AWD wagon with a stickity shift called out to you.


Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Autos

15 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Facelifted Volkswagen Touareg gains new engine

Volkswagen has introduced a new engine for the facelifted version of the Touareg, which will become available for order starting next month. The 2015 Volkswagen Touareg lineup has just received a new brother, powered by a 3.0 liter TDI V6.


Related Topix: SUV, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg

17 hrs ago |

Hyundai i20 Vs Fiat Punto Evo Vs Maruti Suzuk...

Volkswagen has launched the updated version of Polo called - 2014 Polo in India. While, Hyundai i20 and Maruti Swift are the most preferred choice of hatchback lovers in India, On the other hand, Fiat Cars India's Punto Evo is the new entry in hatchback segment, priced at INR 4.55 lakhs(ex-showroom Delhi.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Polo, Hatchback

Mon Sep 15, 2014


Electrolux Celebrates 10 Years of Ergorapido

In August, Electrolux produced the 10 millionth Ergorapido. Since its launch in 2004, this vacuum has been sold in more than 70 countries across all continents from Argentina to Yemen, making the Electrolux Ergorapido the most global battery stick cleaner available.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible

Automobile Magazine

By Design: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept

Audi has had a line of two-seat sports cars carrying the TT name since 1998, but the Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept that debuted at the 2014 Detroit auto show really has nothing whatsoever to do with what the world thinks of as sports cars. It's not one, however well it may behave on and off-road.


Related Topix: Wagon, Audi allroad, Audi, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi TT, Volkswagen New Beetle


[VIDEO] Nissan Pulsar gets tested by Auto Express

In a crowded C-segment for hatchbacks, where we get models such as the Volkswagen Golf, the Renault Megane, the Ford Focus, Toyota Auris or premium vehicles such as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the Audi A3 or the BMW 1-Series, Nissan is trying to steal away some customers with its newest addition, the Pulsar. If this is what you have been looking for or if you should not mention it on your new car list might be found out in the review posted below.


Related Topix: Coupe, Nissan Pulsar, Nissan, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, Wagon, Convertible, Audi, Sedan

Automobile Magazine

Then vs. Now: 2016 Audi TTS vs. 1958 DKW Monza

The new, third-generation 2016 Audi TT follows in the footsteps of the groundbreaking J Mays-designed concept from 1995. But the genetic chain actually goes back much farther, to the DKW Monza 3=6 coupe.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi TT, Audi, Audi TTS, Audi TT RS, Volkswagen Golf


2016 Audi Q7 Plug-in Hybrid spied on the Ring

The German based automaker Audi is currently testing out a new generation of the Q7 which has been spied while it was being tested on the Nurburgring, recently. Our spy photographers have managed to capture on camera the new generation of the Audi Q7.


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

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


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


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