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  1. Six surprises from January auto salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | USA Today

    ... (if fuel prices go back up a lot) the former Chrysler Group is a truck/SUV company; cars are a side dish. 4 -- Volkswagen, the magically expanding auto brand not long ago, can't seem to muster mojo nowadays. While Jeep, Chevy and others were doing ...

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  2. Menacing potholes?Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Castanet.net

    ... who saw the event even pulled over to make sure she was all right. "And if I go over 60 km/h right now, my 2013 Volkswagen Jetta that was in pristine condition with brand new Pirelli tires shakes and rattles." When she drove past the pothole again a ...

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  3. I do not buy cars locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    ... another Nissan Sahara, but a different model. I drove a Toyota Hilux; I bought another Toyota Hilux model 2005, a Volkswagen Golf. A Nissan pickup, another Nissan pickup. A Ford Ranger which I like so much, I have driven three BMWs, a Nissan Skyline ...

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  4. What happened when a half-blind reporter 'test drove' an electric vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    Volkswagen officials have high hopes for the company's e-Golf, which reporter Wendy Culverwell 'test-rode' in this week. With the 2015 edition of the Portland International Auto Show taking over the Oregon Convention Center Feb. 5 to Feb. 8, the marketing team at Volkswagen of America Inc. was on hand offering Portland journalists a chance to test drive the company's first and only electric-vehicle, the e-Golf, which debuted last year.

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  5. Ford Focus RS All-Wheel-Drive System to Roll Out on Future FordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Motor Trend

    ... for Ford enthusiasts, we could only imagine how much of a blow it is to rivals such as the Subaru WRX STI and the Volkswagen Golf R.

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  6. CONFIRMEDa .2016 Ford Focus RS Will come with AwdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Automoblog.net

    Volkswagen Golf R, watch your back, the long awaited Ford Focus RS will feature AWD and the best part is that it will come to the United States in 2016. So, what do we know so far about this sizzling hot hatch? For one, we know for sure it will use a 2.3 L EcoBoost 4 cylinder engine from the Ford Mustang and in the Focus RS, it will be tuned to produce at least 350 horsepower, which should put it well ahead of the 292 horsepower Volkswagen Golf R hot hatch.

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  7. Worth the risk of frostbite: Lime Rock's snowcross seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    On the power into the first corner, my Volkswagen GTI starts to drift wide, the Dunlop winter tires fighting for grip on the pavement's mix of ice and snow. Coming off throttle fails to rotate the back end, so I grab the handbrake instead, then quickly countersteer to catch the purposely induced slide.

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  8. Surplus cars sold to school boards/Shop class fodderRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... hands-on experience working as mechanics on cars." The oldest of the 33 vehicles is two decades old, a 1995 model Volkswagen Golf. The most recent are a pair of 2008 Ford Crown Victoria sedans. Most of them are small Japanese cars, as well as a few ...

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  9. SA drive: VW's new city slickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    With Volkswagen's fancy ambitions shining through in just about every product it creates nowadays, it's easy to forget that its very name means "peoples' cars" and that its brand was built upon no-frills products like the original Beetle and first-generation Golf. The Up! is VW's most recent attempt at making a car for the masses and after a delay of more than three years, due to the local pricing equation just not working out, it has just pounced onto South African shores with the aim of adding some modern spice to the company's small car menu.

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  10. The 2015 VW Gti Might Be Making Significantly More Power Than AdvertisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Jalopnik

    ... make the wait a little easier. It turns out VW may be seriously sandbagging the output claims on the MK7 GTI. Volkswagen rates the 2015 GTI at 210 horsepower (220 with the performance pack) and 258 torque from the 2.0 turbo motor. Those are pretty ...

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  11. Buick Encore production increased to lift supply by 50%Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Autoblog

    Trying to zero in on the Buick Encore leads us to the conclusion that the only place it really fits is in buyers' driveways. Every member of its so-called competitive set we've read everything from the Ford C-Max to the Nissan Juke to the Volkswagen Tiguan to the BMW X1 is so different in small yet fundamental ways that the Encore neatly slinks between them all, and with 48,892 sales in 2014, it doesn't stop slinking until it reaches consumer garages.

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  12. Our Own First Drive of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf RRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    What is the Golf R? That's an important question to ask because how you answer it is going to seriously impact your opinion of it. Is it a $40,000 Volkswagen Golf? Is it a GTI for people who think they need all wheel drive? Is it the hatchback version of the S3 that Audi won't sell us? In a sense, those answers are all right.

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  13. Volkswagen Finance offers through February 2015 in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | India Auto News

    Volkswagen customers can avail exciting offers and benefits on select Polo and new Vento variants. 2015 Volkswagen Jetta facelift is being launched on 17th February.

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  14. VW to launch Vento facelift this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Volkswagen's Vento is all set to get a facelift later this year. A more substantial one in comparison to the recently updated car , the new car is likely to feature an all-new nose as well as a few mechanical upgrades.

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  15. Hyundai hopes to tighten grip on midsize car market with new i40Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... previous edition. The car also displays better fuel efficiency as opposed to its segment rivals, including Volkswagen Group's Passat sedan, whose 2.0-liter TDi engine gives out up to 14.6 kmpl. In a 68-kilometer test drive, the i40 Saloon's ...

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  16. VW load-carrier goes GTDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Volkswagen has given the Golf Estate the GTD treatment, ahead of its debut at the Geneva motor show next month. The 184hp TDI engine takes the Golf GTD Estate from 0-100kph in 7.9sec with the 2.0-litre unit delivering a maximum torque of 380Nm and yet this sporty load-carrier boasts a combined fuel consumption figure 22.6kpl.

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  17. Mazda3 beats Corolla in January sales raceRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | West Australian

    ... den's locally-built Cruze and Commodore made the top 10, as did Hyundai's i30 hatch and ix35 SUV, Ford Ranger and Volkswagen Golf.

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  18. Volkswagen overtakes Hyundai in S. Korean hatchback market: dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Sales of Volkswagen Group's Golf hatchback outstripped that of Hyundai Motor Co.' s i30 compact last year, data showed Wednesday, the first time that a foreign brand has done better than a local automaker in a particular segment.

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  19. Cost-cutting VW bets big to revamp loss-making luxury PhaetonRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Reuters

    With Volkswagen having embarked on a big cost-cutting drive, industry experts are baffled why the "people's car" maker plans to spend millions of euros upgrading a loss-making luxury saloon. The 76,000-euro Phaeton, a pet project of Chairman Ferdinand Piech, has never met VW's original sales target of 20,000 cars annually.

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  20. Volkswagen Cars India: Volkswagen inaugurated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | OnCars.in

    Volkswagen Group India today launched its first engine plant in the country which will assemble 1.5-litre diesel engines for two VW models as well as for the group arm Skoda 's Rapid sedan. The Rs 240-crore powertrain plant at its Chakan facility is spread over 3,500 Square meters and can produce 98,000 engines per annum in three shifts, all Bharat Stage III compliant.

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