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  1. Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC Hybrid and Volkswagen Jetta GP local assembly to begin in November?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    Look at page 93 for the section on HICOM Automotive Manufacturers Sdn Bhd. HAMM operates a plant in Pekan, where foreign makes such as Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen are assembled.


  2. For fuel efficiency, the time has come for plug-in hybridsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Automotive News

    ... company will showcase a gasoline-electric powertrain on its Eolab concept in Paris. Europe's biggest automaker, Volkswagen, will unveil its new Passat with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain that uses a turbocharged 1.4-liter direct injection gasoline ...


  3. 2014 Volkswagen Amarok Canyon ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

    ... a single big stick: its new aluminum-bodied F-150. Another company that has a midsize pickup outside the U.S. is Volkswagen. The Volkswagen Amarok offers four doors and one bed length (a touch over 5 feet long). It's similar in size to the Frontier ...


  4. New Mini Cooper S 2014Read the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    By DAN NEIL The person who drives this car is fun at parties, hot in the boudoirs, dangerous with firearms. No, not the chandelier! You want one of these people at your weekend corporate retreat.


  5. Leonard Nimoy and Tar Trek's Jewish stars, William Shatner.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War. The German automaker Volkswagen has recruited the two Jewish stars of the original "Star Trek" series to plug its new e-Golf electric car in the United States ...


  6. VW Passat GTE plug-in hybrid makes 141 mpgRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gizmag

    The 2014 Paris Motor Show is shaping up to be a showcase of fuel saving technologies. Citroen and Peugeot are showcasing compressed-air hybrids, while Volkswagen will reveal a "GTE" plug-in hybrid version of its eighth-generation Passat that boasts economy figures of 141 mpg .


  7. Paris Motor Show Toyota to present new YarisRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    The Japanese manufacturer will take advantage of the 2014 Paris Motor Show to showcase the 2015 Yaris, in addition to premiering a new compact crossover concept and the first ever Toyota fuel cell sedan. Car fans in Paris will catch a glimpse of the third-generation Yaris, Toyota's latest entry in the highly competitive segment that includes the Renault Clio, the Volkswagen Polo and the Ford Fiesta.


  8. Volkswagen Taps Jewish Star Trek StarsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Forward

    ... marketing campaign for VW's first electric car. The two were apparently tapped because the "Vulcan salute and the Volkswagen logo have so much in common," the auto industry publication reported. That salute, as any Jewish Trekkie worth his salt will ...


  9. Test Drive: 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI Clean DieselRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2011 | CanadianDriver

    ... interior, a smooth-as-glass engine, and a relaxing atmosphere from which to take it all in. And that's what the Volkswagen Passat is all about. I had a friend with one of these in high school and even back then formed a favourable opinion of its ...


  10. The Jewish stars of 'Star Trek' shill for VWRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... marketing campaign for VW's first electric car. The two were apparently tapped because the "Vulcan salute and the Volkswagen logo have so much in common," the auto industry publication reported. That salute, as any Jewish Trekkie worth his salt will ...


  11. Volkswagen's first ever plug-in hybrid Passat returns 141 mpgRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    At the 2014 Paris Motor Show, Volkswagen Group will look to continue its domination over the plug-in hybrid market with the Passat GTE. The hybrid sedan will join several other plug-ins from Porsche , Audi , and Bentley under the German automotive banner, and it will bring some impressive figures along with it.


  12. Mom's Taxi:Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Reporter

    Between 2010 and 2013, Volkswagen was very busy adding many new product innovations to their line-up, including the introduction of a more fuel-efficient engine. However, things don't slow down much for the 2014 model year.


  13. If Women Designed CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Switched

    ... In fact, I probably could use another garage, because right now I'm storing my daughter's black 1973 Volkswagen Beetle convertible. After I bought my new grown-up Toyota Avalon Hybrid (40 mpg), my daughter and I were discussing how we would design a ...


  14. World's Greatest Drag Race 4, Video. How Does the New Z/28 Rank Against Supercars?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... i8, BMW M4, Ford Fiesta ST, Jaguar F-Type R Coupe, Nissan GT-R Nismo, Porsche 911 Turbo S, Subaru WRX STI, and Volkswagen Golf GTI? We were pretty sure the Z/28 had the Fiesta and the Golf covered. The rest are cars we've never even heard of, except ...


  15. Volkswagen Passat GTE Plugs In for Paris Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

    Volkswagen's plug-in hybrid system finds a new home in the European-market Volkswagen Passat GTE that will debut at the 2014 Paris auto show. The plug-in Passat, which is available in sedan and wagon forms, shares its GTE name with a variant of the Volkswagen Golf that uses the same gas-electric powertrain that's already on sale in Europe.


  16. Performance driving not just for professionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Goldstream Gazette

    ... Wanting to gain an edge before knowing the rules, I chose the only manual transmission car in the field, a Volkswagen Golf GTI turbo. Of course there was no passing on the course - there was half a million dollars worth of metal in the group - but ...


  17. Limited Edition 'Classic Beetle' Thrills VW LoversRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PR Log

    GARY MATHEWS VOLKSWAGEN: New 2015 Classic VW Beetle ON SALE $20,195 starting Price.... Limited Edition_ Limited Time [The Funnest Car in The World] Check Website for Availability..... PRLog - Sep. 29, 2014 - CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Volkswagen of America, Inc., announced that the limited-edition Beetle Classic model will go on sale this week, starting at $20,195 for the 1.8T Coupe.


  18. Wrecked Tesla, Dopey Dealers, VW Passat Plug-In Hybrid, Sakti3 Batteries: Today's Car NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GreenCarReports

    ... their representatives seems to think all car buyers have to hate Apple Stores. Ahead of the Paris Motor Show, the Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-in hybrid has been revealed. We won't see it in North America. The formerly secretive battery startup firm ...


  19. Volkswagen charges up new Passat GTE for the trip to ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Autoblog

    We all know that the letters GT stand for Gran Turismo, but tacking on another letter can evoke a different meaning altogether. GTO for Ferraris , GT-R for Nissan supercars, GTA for high-performance Alfa Romeos ... The list goes on and on, but few are as familiar with the idea as Volkswagen , which uses the letters GTI for hot hatches, GTD for their diesel counterparts, and most recently, GTE for plug-in hybrids.


  20. High-powered driving fun: Automakers unveil bevy of performance cars at Detroit showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2014 | 680News

    ... cars. And it makes for some striking juxtapositions at the auto show, such as an all-electric version of Volkswagen's compact VW Golf sharing the stage with the Golf R, which features 290 horsepower, 2.0-litre turbocharged engine. A common theme ...