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  1. Volkswagen to cut working hours, jobs at Russian plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 |

    Volkswagen will reduce shifts and lay off at least 150 workers at its Russian car plant, the German car producer said on Monday, to try to cut costs in a market downturn. Volkswagen Golf VII cars are pictured in a production line at the plant of German carmaker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, March 3, 2015.


  2. Volkswagen 'The Force'Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Brand Republic

    Created by Deutsch Advertising Inc by Creative Director's Eric Springer and Michael Kadin, this advert, promoting Volkswagen's Passat, features a young boy dressed adorably as Darth Vadar. He tries unsuccessfully to use' The Force' on objects around his house with John Williams' 'The Imperial March' providing suitable music.


  3. Audi plans 2 new crossovers, joins VW with plug-in hybridsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Automotive News

    Audi will add two crossovers to its lineup -- one big and one small -- and Volkswagen will offer new plug-in hybrid variants of several nameplates, company executives said last week. In 2016, Audi will launch an entry-level crossover called the Q1 positioned beneath the subcompact Q3, CEO Rupert Stadler said.


  4. Capitol Hill Briefing: Meeting America's Fuel Efficiency &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Pollution Online

    ... from Cummins Inc., the world's largest independent manufacturer of diesel engines and related products, and Volkswagen, the largest manufacturer of diesel cars in the U.S. Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, opened ...


  5. People in Their 30s Keenest Buyers of Foreign CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... automakers may have a tougher time selling their cars." The most popular model among 30 somethings is the Volkswagen Tiguan compact SUV It was the top selling imported car last year overall, but customers in their 30s account for 35 percent of all ...


  6. Best family cars of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Compact cars: Volkswagen Golf Reviewers said the Golf's cabin is more luxurious than those in most small cars. "The redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Golf wows the automotive press with agile handling, exceptional cargo space and remarkable interior quality," U.S. News & World Report wrote.


  7. How Volkswagen Thinks It Will Undercut Tesla On Battery CostRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Volkswagen believes it has reached parity with Tesla in terms of battery cost, and should do even better going forward. The Tesla investment case seems to rest heavily on the belief that Tesla will have a battery cost advantage going forward.


  8. Hydrogen-powered Porsche?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Fox News

    Last year, reports circled that Porsche was planning an all-electric version of the upcoming Pajun sedan. It appears that those claims weren't just a pipe dream, as a Volkswagen Group executive has again teased the concept of a silent Porsche.


  9. Elephant Road RageRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | New Urban Legends

    These photos are from Thursday, Feb. 17 by someone from Centurion in Pilanesberg game reserve, South Africa. The guy in the silver Volkswagen was trying to get past the elephant.


  10. Most Family-Friendly Cars of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 |

    ... systems, separate temperature controls, and tools for keeping teen drivers safe." Reviewers liked the redesigned Volkswagen Golf for its smooth handling, generous cargo space, and an interior that uses high-quality materials. In terms of safety, the ...


  11. Hyundai Motor boasts of world-class acce...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... loaded with its own seven-speed DCT, including the i30, i40, Veloster coupe and Accent. Attendants also drove two Volkswagen brands - Polo and Golf - with the DCT with seven gears for technological comparison. Hyundai Motor unveiled its own DCT with ...


  12. Car dealers looking to loosen automakers' gripRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | News Times

    Officials with New Milford Volkswagen announced earliest this month that they will be going out of business on April 1. Colonial Subaru owner David Beylouni shows the service area in a newly constructed building for the dealership on Newtown Road in Danbury. The service area of the former Valley Dodge property in New Milford.


  13. Auto parts company eyes Chattanooga for plantRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    A Chinese auto parts company aiming to supply interiors for Volkswagen's new sport utility vehicle has plans to open a plant in the Chattanooga area and create 330 jobs. Yanfeng USA officials are eyeing the area for a building in which it would set up a multimillion-dollar operation, said Kerri Szalony, director of human resources for the company at its American headquarters in Michigan.


  14. Early VW dealership prepares to close after 65 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Automotive News

    ... Must have a data center subscription to access content. Lists also available for individual purchase. New Milford Volkswagen began as a simple Amoco station and motorcycle shop in rural western Connecticut. In 1950, a distributor of European cars ...


  15. Weekly Recap: Mercedes, Volkswagen spend big as import automakers invest in North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Autoblog

    Import automakers are on a building frenzy in North America as resurgent car sales have prompted companies to expand their manufacturing footprints to meet rising demand. That was evidenced this week when Mercedes-Benz announced plans to build a $500-million factory to produce the Sprinter commercial van, and Volkswagen confirmed a whopping $1-billion investment to expand its massive plant in Mexico.


  16. Declining sales, revoked credit close dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | News Times

    After serving their customers for more than six decades, the owners of New Milford Volkswagen, one of the oldest Volkswagen dealerships in the U.S., will close at the end of the month. Ted Orr, the dealership's owner, said customers have been coming into the shop and calling all week after rumors of the closure began circulating through town.


  17. VW's 200-Foot Tower Of Cars Must Be Seen To Be BelievedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Jalopnik

    Volkswagen's Autostadt complex is worth a trip for the glass car silos alone. What else could make getting a Golf that exciting? I visited Volkswagen's playground two years ago when I drove the cutting-edge XL1 and the maybe one day US-bound Golf GTD , and was amazed to see what a $450 million investment could do to the area what used to be the dirty coal depot of Volkswagen's famous power plant.


  18. Slide Show: 10 cars that could actually go up in valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Each year, collector-car insurance company Hagerty releases a list of cars with the potential to become future classics. We won't be able to say for sure whether the 10 vehicles that made the 2015 "hot list" will be hot in the future until Barrett-Jackson 2040 rolls around, but one thing's for sure: whether you're a track junkie, a drag-racer or a Sunday afternoon cruiser, it's a great time to be in the market for something fun.


  19. Test Drive: VW Golf R is too much funRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | USA Today

    Never point the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R down an empty road and turn the stereo volume to max on the William Tell Overture. Even if you don't get slapped by the radar revenuers, you'll be so addicted you'll keep Test Drive: VW Golf R is too much fun Never point the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R down an empty road and turn the stereo volume to max on the William Tell Overture.


  20. Porsche Confirms Seventh Model, But It's Probably Counting to NineRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Car and Driver

    ... including the confirmation of brand-new models, some of which we've been reporting on for months. As part of Volkswagen Group's annual investor meeting, Porsche CEO Matthias MA1 4ller said he had "promising plans" to introduce a seventh model by ...