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5 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

Volkswagen Faces Big Problems In the U.S.

"The U.S. is a case of disaster." So said Bernd Osterloh, Volkswagen board member and VW's works-council chief while discussing his company's failure to crack the U.S. market the way it said it would several years ago, when VW blurted out its ambition to be the largest carmaker on earth by 2018.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Automakers, Volkswagen of America

5 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

Chevy Cruze Diesel Sales: Mediocre At Best, So Far

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel went on sale almost a year ago, the first diesel passenger car sold by General Motors in 28 years.

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

9 hrs ago | Autoblog

Nissan to pursue FWD NA1 4rburgring lap record with Pulsar Nismo

Europeans get very serious about their hot hatches. So do the Japanese. In fact there's been a whole back-and-forth lately over who makes the fastest one, and now Nissan looks set to throw its racing hat into the 'Ring.

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Related Topix: Nissan, Nissan GT-R, Coupe, Honda Civic, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Ford Focus, Ford, Volkswagen Golf, Autos

11 hrs ago | Automotive News

VW profit falls amid emerging-market troubles

Operating profit fell to 3.33 billion euros , from 3.44 billion euros a year ago, VW said in a statement today.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan

13 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Bmw Museum Bosses Unearth Elvis Presley's Roadster After 40 Years

Elvis Presley 's Bmw Roadster is set to be displayed in Munich, Germany after spending the past four decades in storage.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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