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Is the Slovakian Factory Up for Volkswagen?
Is the Slovakian Factory Up for Volkswagen?

23 Apr 2009, 08:16 UTC / Apparently it is, as the German manufacturer yesterday confirmed early April reports that the future small family model, or Up as it is known in the industry, will be manufactured at the company...

 
Touareg TDI Clean Diesel Goes to the US
Touareg TDI Clean Diesel Goes to the US

21 Apr 2009, 09:55 UTC / The American SUV segment will get a new addition soon, as the new Volkswagen Touareg TDI will become available in all 50 US States as soon as May at a starting price of $42,800, the lowest price for...

 
VW Passat Lingyu, New Golf Unveiled in Shanghai
VW Passat Lingyu, New Golf Unveiled in Shanghai

21 Apr 2009, 07:47 UTC / Volkswagen proved once again that China remains a core market for its global strategy and launched  the new Passat Lingyu along with the new Golf and BlueMotion Technologies at the Auto Shangha...

 
Volkswagen Golf 6 GTD Pricing Announced
Volkswagen Golf 6 GTD Pricing Announced

21 Apr 2009, 07:37 UTC / The new GTD version of the World Car of the Year, the Volkswagen Golf 6, is now closer than ever, as the German manufacturer announced that the new performance diesel will be available in the UK st...

 
Germany Still in Trouble Over the Volkswagen Law
Germany Still in Trouble Over the Volkswagen Law

15 Apr 2009, 14:56 UTC / The European Commission is looking into increasing the pressure on Germany over the so called "Volkswagen Law", a legislative act which gives special rights to the state and prevents any s...

 
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line Comes in June
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line Comes in June

15 Apr 2009, 12:57 UTC / Volkswagen is planning a new addition to the Tiguan range, not as a different model, but as a bulked up version of the series model. The Volkswagen Individual designed Tiguan R Line is set for relea...

 
VW Increases Chinese Production Thanks to High Sales
VW Increases Chinese Production Thanks to High Sales

14 Apr 2009, 14:44 UTC / Although it's well known that the economic recession slashed sales all around the world, it seems like some companies are doing actually fine, with revenues growing up in certain core markets. ...

 
Volkswagen Announce Return to IRC
Volkswagen Announce Return to IRC

13 Apr 2009, 07:08 UTC / Volkswagen have officially announced they will return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge in 2009. The German manufacturer will field a single Volkswagen Polo Super 2000 car – for France&#...

 
GM Takes on VW, Expects Double Sales in China
GM Takes on VW, Expects Double Sales in China

9 Apr 2009, 13:09 UTC / Even if the current economic situation brought it close to bankruptcy, General Motors expects to double the company's car sales by 2013 and take on Volkswagen Group, its main rival in this part...

 
Golf VI, GTI Make Debut in the US
Golf VI, GTI Make Debut in the US

9 Apr 2009, 09:20 UTC / The sixth-generation Volkswagen Golf and the GTI flavor have just made their official United States debut at the 2009 New York International Auto Show. Both models are projected to go on sale in the...

 
Nissan, Land Rover and VW Receive EU Money
Nissan, Land Rover and VW Receive EU Money

7 Apr 2009, 15:54 UTC / The European Investment Bank has just approved a loan package of up to 866 million euros ($1.2 billion) for Nissan, Land Rover and Volkswagen, with every cent to be used in green car development ope...

 
VW Likely to Snatch GM's World's 2nd Largest Automaker Rank
VW Likely to Snatch GM's World's 2nd Largest Automaker Rank

7 Apr 2009, 14:33 UTC / Under the strong pressure of the economic turmoil, General Motors might lose the world's second largest automaker spot, automotive industry analysts at market research company R.L. Polk Germany...

 
Bratislava to Host VW Up Production
Bratislava to Host VW Up Production

7 Apr 2009, 13:18 UTC / Volkswagen Up, the new city car lineup prepared by the German manufacturer, might be produced by the company's Slovakian plant in Bratislava, sources close to CEO Martin Winterkorn said accordi...

 
VW Tiguan Gets Top IIHS Roof Safety Pick
VW Tiguan Gets Top IIHS Roof Safety Pick

3 Apr 2009, 07:13 UTC / Volkswagen Tiguan has just the top safety rating following the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) new roof strength safety test. Volkswagen's small SUV received the "good" ...

 
Volkswagen US Reports Slow March 2009 Sales
Volkswagen US Reports Slow March 2009 Sales

2 Apr 2009, 06:58 UTC / With the economic recession still putting pressure on car manufacturers, especially the ones in the United States, Volkswagen of America today unveiled its March 2009 sales figures, reporting a decr...

 
Confirmed: Volkswagen Returns to Golf Nameplate in the US
Confirmed: Volkswagen Returns to Golf Nameplate in the US

31 Mar 2009, 06:41 UTC / Volkswagen of America today confirmed recent rumors claiming that it intends to return to the Golf nameplate in the United States, a badge that attracted millions of buyers in Europe. In essence, Vo...

 
Volkswagen of America Recalls 5,000 MY 2008 R32
Volkswagen of America Recalls 5,000 MY 2008 R32

30 Mar 2009, 16:03 UTC / After the US division of Volkswagen earlier today announced that it was recalling 2009 CCs due to a faulty right passenger seat belt system, the company issue another statement saying that about 5,0...

 
2009 Volkswagen CC Recalled in the US
2009 Volkswagen CC Recalled in the US

30 Mar 2009, 13:34 UTC / Volkswagen of America is recalling no less than 5,750 model year CC vehicles due to a faulty right front passenger seat belt system that could raise the risk of injuries in case of accidents. Accord...

 
2009 Seat Leon and Altea, Lots of Them
2009 Seat Leon and Altea, Lots of Them

27 Mar 2009, 16:22 UTC / The Spanish customers can now purchase the 2009 Seat Leon and Altea, both of which the manufacturer says went "considerable transformation". The new range makes use of new engines that inc...

 
B&B VW Eos - 500 HP, 0-60 mph in 4.2 seconds
B&B VW Eos - 500 HP, 0-60 mph in 4.2 seconds

27 Mar 2009, 13:41 UTC / After launching two customized Volkswagen models, Tiguan and Scirocco, B&B continues its high-performance aftermarket packages aimed at the vehicles produced by the German brand with an Eos tuni...