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  1. Honda axes Accord in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Automotive News

    ... Honda has strugged to sell the Accord in a segment where even the most popular mass-market models such as the Volkswagen Passat and Ford Mondeo are losing sales to premium rivals such as the BMW 3 series and Mercedes C class . Brannan said the ...

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  2. The New Volkswagen Passat is the Top German Performer in the Battle of the Big Five Company CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Auto Channel

    January 23, 2015: PREMIUM CAR quality with a mainstream new vehicle price tag will spell success for the all new Volkswagen Passat in the battle of the 'big five' company cars, say independent experts CAP Automotive. It's a sector that is hotly contested by five giants of the company car world - Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Ford Mondeo, Mercedes C Class and Volkswagen Passat - which means every new launch is critical for a manufacturer.

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  3. BMW And Volkswagen's Electric Car CorridorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | International Business Times

    BMW and Volkswagen are teaming up to build electric car corridors with regularly placed chargers along heavily used highways in the United States - in the Northeastern Corridor, Bay Area, southern California, and other urban areas. This is the biggest ever project of installing electric car chargers along America's highways.

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  4. How We'd Spec It: The Zoom-Zoomiest 2015 Mazda 3 2.5 s HatchbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Car and Driver

    ... recently tested-check it out here . Our grand total comes to $26,890, which might seem like a lot-the four-door Volkswagen GTI can be had for less-for a Mazda with "only" 185 horsepower, but just look at what you get. We've waxed poetic about the ...

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  5. Your Car's Engine Roar Might Be Totally FakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Switched

    The Volkswagen AG 2014 GTI vehicle is unveiled during the 2013 New York International Auto Show in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Jonathan Browning, chief executive officer for Volkswagen of America, discussed the German automaker's growth and production strategy at the show.

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  6. BMW i3 gets $1,050 price hike for 2015; EV will star in Super Bowl commercialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | AutoWeek

    ... power on long trips lingering in ... The addition of a CCS receptacle coincides with recent news from BMW and Volkswagen announcing the creation of express charging corridors along the most heavily traveled parts of the East and West coasts. The ...

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  7. Is 'Car of the Year' worthy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Fox News

    At least that's what the jury of 57 journalists that handed it a decisive win over the excellent Ford Mustang and Hyundai Genesis thinks. I wasn't on it, but I generally agree with the assessment that the seventh generation GTI offers lots of utility, refinement and performance per buck.

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  8. Houston Area VW Dealer Celebrates 2015 North American Car of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | PR Log

    At Volkswagen of The Woodlands, our Houston area VW Dealer, we were elated to learn the the 2015 Golf and Golf GTI have been named the 2015 North American Car of the Year. PRLog - Jan. 23, 2015 - THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- At Volkswagen of The Woodlands, our Houston area VW Dealer, we were elated to learn the the 2015 Golf and Golf GTI have been named the 2015 North American Car of the Year.

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  9. Volkswagen dealer: 'We've got to get in the game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Automotive News

    They admitted they had a problem and fixed it by designing our new roadmap of redesigning our products, priced correctly to the market with the correct content to go after the auto manufacturers that are doing big volume. It may have taken 18 straight months of falling sales, but it seems that Volkswagen AG finally got the message in 2014 that its U.S. operation needed more focus to hit its goal of selling 800,000 VW vehicles by 2018.

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  10. BMW, Volkswagen and ChargePoint edge out Tesla with EV charging networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | AutoWeek

    Tesla founder Elon Musk knew getting people to switch from gasoline to electric-powered cars would be a difficult task. With the fear of running out of battery power on long trips lingering in people's minds, Musk set up his Supercharger network across the country in high-traffic areas.

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  11. BMW, Volkswagen to build electric charging stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | CBS News

    Nearly 100 DC fast chargers will be installed to support long distance and metropolitan electric vehicle travel with the BMW i3, Volkswagen e-Golf and other electric cars, along heavily trafficked corridors on both coasts. Range anxiety -- the fear that if you drive too far from home you'll get stranded with a dead battery -- still holds many drivers back from making the leap into an electric car.

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  12. Ogier leads after day 2 of Monte Carlo rally; Loeb hits rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Albany Times Union

    ... Rally Championship calendar. (Lionel Cironneau, AP / AP) World champion Sebastien Ogier of France, steering a Volkswagen Polo R, waves at the start of the 83rd Rally of Monte Carlo, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Monaco. The Rally of Monte Carlo is the ...

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  13. Honda axes Accord in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Automotive News

    ... had been struggling to sell the Accord in a segment where even the most popular mass-market models such as the Volkswagen Passat and Ford Mondeo are losing sales to premium rivals such as the BMW 3 series and Mercedes C class . Brannan said the ...

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  14. Partnership Aims to Create EV Charging 'Corridors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KickingTires

    In a bid to try to mitigate range anxiety as a reason for consumer avoidance of electric vehicles, BMW and Volkswagen have announced that they're teaming up with EV charging station network provider ChargePoint to create new charging "corridors" along both the East and West coasts. The goal is to have 100 DC Fast chargers installed in and between major metropolitan areas on both coasts.

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  15. BMW And Volkswagen Team Up With ChargePoint To Expand Electric Car Fast-Charging SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | BenzConnection

    ... endorsed by most U.S. and German automakers. And with more electric cars from those companies on the way, BMW and Volkswagen decided to team up to expand the network. At this week's Washington Auto Show, the two German automakers announced they ...

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  16. Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI 150PS SE SaloonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | York Press

    The Passat's cabin scores highly for its refined ambience and glut of technology to make life behind the wheel more enjoyable on those business trips YOU might find it surprising to hear that Volkswagen has decided not to offer any petrol engines with the new Passat, but 99 per cent of previous Passat sales were for diesel offerings. This new version, built on the MQB platform, is positively dripping with the latest technology to make life behind the wheel that much easier.

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  17. Electric-Car Fast-Charging Networks: Competition Heats UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | GreenCarReports

    Yesterday's announcement of the agreement among BMW, Volkswagen, and ChargePoint to install roughly 100 electric-car DC fast-charging stations by the end of the year spawned two separate e-mails from competitors. Those stations will provide quick charging to cars that use the Combined Charging Standard --currently the BMW i3, Chevrolet Spark EV, and Volkswagen e-Golf--rather than the CHAdeMO protocol used in the Nisssan Leaf and Kia Soul EV.

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  18. Lookout, Tesla: BMW and Volkswagen Will Build a Network of Electric Car Fast-ChargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Popular Mechanics

    ... stations along well-trafficked corridors, thereby creating a blueprint for other manufacturers to follow. Enter Volkswagen, BMW, and ChargePoint, who are the first to crib Elon Musk's model in the hopes that doing so will encourage more people to ...

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  19. Canterbury Council: Developers' lobbyist buys GM's carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Controversial "lobbyist" for developers, Bechara Khouri, has acquired two council vehicles used previously by his friend Jim Montague, the general manager of Canterbury council. "I am aware that Mr Khouri purchased the Lexus and Passat at public auction, although I am unable to name the auction company involved in the transactions," Mr Montague said.

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  20. Initiative Increases E-Vehicle Charging StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Motorcycle USA

    At the 2015 Washington Auto Show, two of the top automakers, BMW of North America and Volkswagen of America, together with ChargePoint, the largest electric vehicle charging network, announced an initiative to create express charging corridors along heavily-traveled routes on the East and West Coasts. Designed to increase the number of fast charging locations, the initiative will help meet the large and growing demand for convenient, publicly available electric vehicle fast chargers, including direct current Fast charging locations, and support the adoption of electric vehicles in the United States.

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