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  1. Here Are Four Of The Best European Barn Finds For Less Than $10,000Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    ... from a bygone era. Either way, it's a cheap, rare car that you likely won't see driving around anytime soon. This Volkswagen Beetle may be the only classic car that the vast majority of the world's population knows by name. It's a car with one of ...

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  2. French self-driving car goes for a spin around Paris monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CIO

    That's what you get when you demonstrate your latest technology at the National Army Museum in central Paris, as French companies Safran and Valeo did on Friday. Safran, a defense contractor, and Valeo, an automotive parts manufacturer, kitted out a Volkswagen CC with radar, lidar and all-round cameras for their demonstration, and let it loose on a winding track around the museum grounds.

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  3. Valeo's self-driving car takes a public spin in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

    ... today, where the auto parts maker Valeo and the defense contractor Safran demonstrated their autonomous, tweaked Volkswagen CC. The car drove through a track created on the Museum's grounds, which was made to simulate an urban environment. Safran ...

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  4. US agency probing complaints that steering column control computer can fail on 2 VW modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    U.S. safety regulators are investigating reports that a steering column control computer can fail on two Volkswagen models, knocking out the horn and air bags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it received nine reports of the problem on the 2012 Passat and CC models.

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  5. Cowa-TNGA! Toyota's New Modular Platform Reaching Production This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Car & Driver

    Much ado has been made over Volkswagen's MQB modular front-drive vehicle platform, a versatile assemblage that's already seeing duty in the VW Golf, the European-market VW Passat, and the Audi A3 sedan and hatch . It is light-weight, flexible, and we feel the need to bring up those three letters-M, Q, B-every time we talk about a new Volkswagen Group product that uses the modular architecture.

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  6. Ford Focus RS looks bad and blue in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... hatchback is looking to leave the competition black and blue. Set to go head-to-head with potent rivals like the Volkswagen Golf R and Subaru WRX STI, the Focus RS is compact in its overall dimensions, but it packs on over-sized performance punch. ...

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  7. HYDE16 2011 VW Gti - Sweating the DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Super Street

    That bit you always heard about not judging a book by its cover? It's good advice. Case in point: the 2011 Volkswagen GTI you see here.

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  8. U.S. agency probes 2 VW modelsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    U.S. safety regulators are investigating reports that a steering column control computer can fail on two Volkswagen models, knocking out the horn and air bags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it received nine reports of the problem on the 2012 Passat and CC models.

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  9. Mercedes-Benz plans pickup truck by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AutoWeek

    ... the commercial van division of the company to be responsible for the production of the truck. Every year, Volkswagen brings concept cars to the annual Wrthersee tuning festival in Austria -- past events have seen everything from a Phaeton-engined ...

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  10. 2015 Fiat 500C Abarth AutomaticRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Autoblog

    ... The gearbox isn't as quick to drop ratios as some of its two-pedal competitors, like the dual-clutch-equipped Volkswagen GTI or even the traditional automatic offered in the Mini Cooper S (coincidentally also an Aisin unit). That said, the ...

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  11. Thousand Oaks, California dealership highlights 2015 Volkswagen modelsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat are two models in particular that offer a high level of customization to consumers through diverse engine selections, and with that, a choice of fuel efficiency that best suits the driver. In order to better assist consumers with their search for a new vehicle, Neftin Volkswagen has created model overviews for the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat.

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  12. Diesel Review: 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. "With the...Read the original story

    Thursday | Instapundit.com

    DIESEL REVIEW: 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. "With the seats up the SportWagen holds 30.4 cubic feet, almost 8 more than the Golf.

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  13. 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo classic reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AutoWeek

    It wasn't that long ago that the Porsche 911 Turbo, the famous 930 model, could be found in good condition for the price of a new Volkswagen Golf . The 930 Turbo that debuted in the late '70s has always been known as a driver's car.

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  14. Volkswagen e-GolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Car Connection

    ... in. Our email updates will notify you whenever we have new information on this vehicle. For example: The Volkswagen e-Golf is the first battery-electric car VW has ever sold in North America, and it's a competent--if not particularly ...

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  15. Top Gear: Who will replace Clarkson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    ... all builders. When most of her peers were obsessing over Duran Duran, Vicki Butler Henderson fell in love with a Volkswagen Golf GTI MkII. She began racing 100cc karts at the age of 12 and was overtaken by David Coulthard in her first race. But she ...

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  16. Four-Door Electric New Beetle Isn't All It Appears To BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Inventor Spot

    Volkswagen's New Beetle not only looks best as a 2-door, it's always & only been available as such. Perhaps we've spoken too soon: an extremely Beetle-y looking sedan prototype that's electrically powered to boot has cropped up to the delight of Beetle fans - and likely VW's chagrin.

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  17. Audi, MakerBot, Parrot and Volkswagen to Host Disruptive Tech Demos at CEA's Digital Patriots DinnerRead the original story

    Wednesday | Information Technology

    ... maneuverability, the Bebop Drone analyzes data from numerous sensors automatically producing a steady video. -- Volkswagen - The 2015 e-Golf is Volkswagen's first fully electric vehicle for the U.S. market and is part of Volkswagen's Think Blue ...

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  18. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Business Wire

    ... maneuverability, the Bebop Drone analyzes data from numerous sensors automatically producing a steady video. -- Volkswagen - The 2015 e-Golf is Volkswagen's first fully electric vehicle for the U.S. market and is part of Volkswagen's Think BlueA ...

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  19. Volkswagen Ready To Roll On Tiguan Successor By The End Of The YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | AutoSpies

    Volkswagen's compact crossover is now getting ready to receive a successor as this should be introduced by the end of 2015 or even next year. According to a recent report, which was published by Automotive News Europe, the model in question will be keeping its familiar proportions but it will increased by 2.2 inch, in its length, compared to the current version.

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  20. Automakers in race to double range of affordable EVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Automotive News

    ... of Tesla Motors Inc. At least four major automakers -- General Motors, Ford Motor Co., Nissan Motor Corp. and Volkswagen AG -- plan to challenge Tesla to be first to field affordable electric vehicles that will travel up to 200 miles (322 km) ...

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