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Friday Sep 12 | MotoringFile

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.

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

Friday Sep 12 | 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 .

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

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.

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

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WJRT

National Car Rental Offers Emerald Club Members Special Access to New Vehicle Models

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mazda

Motor Trend

Serbian Factory Temporarily Halts Fiat 500L Production

According to Reuters , Serbian media reported the plant in Kragujevac was putting the brakes on the 500L production from September 5 to September 9. However, the company hasn't yet confirmed those dates or revealed when production would pick back up again, but it did confirm that the 500L production was indeed stopped. "The causes of this temporary setback are external and related to situation in the European and global automotive markets," the company said in the statement.

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Related Topix: Serbia, World News, Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Autos

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Manual transmissions getting rarer in the US

In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, Marlo Dewing places her hand on the stick shift of the manual transmission of her 2012 Volkswagen GTI in Sacramento, Calif.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Sacramento, CA, Mazda Miata, Mazda

Mon Sep 08, 2014

BenzConnection

Peugeot Reveals 308 GT Hot Hatchback, Diesel GT Wagon Too

Most people associate the acronym GTI with Volkswagen, but French automaker Peugeot has a long and possibly even more illustrious history with those three letters than even VW. GTI has graced the rump of some of the best-ever hot hatchbacks and more recently, the sporty 208 GTI .

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Mini, MINI Cooper S

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Jalopnik

The First GTI Wasn't A Volkswagen

When VW engineers built their first hot first-generation Golf, they called it the GTI, the 'i' for fuel injection. That car became the prototypical hot hatch, and GTI became a byword for a high performance model.

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

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Jalopnik

Volkswagen Canada's Website Doesn't Suck

I also spend a fair bit of time on car configurators, though unlike Tom McParland I never get paid to do so. I'm merely shopping for a new car and as such have used most manufacturers' websites.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Autos

Autobytel

8 Good First Cars

Good first cars are typically vehicles that fit both your budget and your lifestyle needs at the same time. The compact hatchback that works so well for your neighbor might not be enough to satisfy your particular daily driving habits, and vice-versa, which is why we've put together this list of diverse first car options.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible, Dodge Dart, Sedan, Dodge, Scion FR-S, Scion, Coupe

Jalopnik

Volkswagen's Website Still Sucks

I spend a lot of time on manufacturer websites configuring various cars and trucks. Sometimes I even get paid to visit these sites in order to help a client figure out what model, trim, and options would be best.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Autos

Wed Sep 03, 2014

AutoWeek

New Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid review

The new VW Golf GTE is the very first series production Volkswagen model to come with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain -- a development that provides it with a 0-62 mph time of 7.6 seconds, 138-mph top speed and fuel consumption figure of 157 mpg on the European test cycle.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Audi A3 e-tron, Audi, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

USA Today

VW sales fall again, Audi has record month

VW sales fall again, Audi has record month european august sales volkswagen audi bmw Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1umIqov August tested of the sales appeal of VW's redone, 7th-generation Golf.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Audi Q7, Audi A3, Audi Q5, SUV, Audi, Convertible, Autos

Tue Sep 02, 2014

CanadianDriver

End of Summer Report: Top Stories of August

What's that sound? The pitter-patter of children returning to school? The click-clack legions of texting teenagers resuming their rush-hour reign of terror on public transit? Wait no, it's the teeth gnashing of drivers stuck behind the crawl of parents dropping off the young 'uns.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, SUV, Volvo XC90, Volvo, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Sedan, Audi S4, Canada, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Volkswagen e-Golf charges onto the market

The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is VW's latest effort to build an all electric car. VW says that unlike other electric cars the e-Golf is just like any other Golf except that it has a battery that will recharge much faster.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan, Tesla Motors, Startups

Sat Aug 30, 2014

USA Today

2015 VW Jetta, new where you can't see

Not a single exterior body panel was changed, save for the trunk lid, on the compact sedan for 2015.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen, Volkswagen e-Golf, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Car and Driver

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf First Drive: VW Gets Some Electric Feel

In case you're keeping score, when we close the books on calendar-year 2014 there will be 13 distinct pure-electric automobiles for sale in the United States.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Autos

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Mail

E-Type Jag roars past Mini and Porsche 911 as the world's greatest...

Type Jag roars past Mini and Porsche 911 as the world's greatest car: Eight cars in the top ten are British including Rolls Royces and Aston Martins The Jaguar E-Type has been voted the greatest car of all time - and is one of eight British cars to feature in the top ten.

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Related Topix: Porsche 911, Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Volkswagen, Aston Martin, Aston Martin Vanquish, Aston Martin DB9, Ford Mustang, Ford, BMW 3 Series, BMW, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan

AutoSpies

Agent001 Heads To The East Coast To See What VW's Bringing To The Table For 2015 - Get a Taste Here

Our fearless leader, Agent001, shipped out this week to Northern Virginia near Volkswagen Auto Group's Herndon headquarters to drive the companies latest wares.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Digital Trends

Next Mazdaspeed3 will put STI and Golf R on notice with over 300 HP

The current Mazda3 is one of the best-driving cars of its type, but it isn't overtly sporty.

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Related Topix: Hatchback, Mazda Mazdaspeed3, Mazda, Mazda Mazda3, Sedan, Coupe, Mazda 3, Volkswagen, Autos

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