Volkswagen Newswire

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  1. Hyundai i30 Tourer - new C-segment wagon revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    The Hyundai i30 Tourer has been revealed ahead of its debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The wagon version of the i30 joins the third-gen five-door hatch rival to the Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus and Opel Astra, which was unveiled in September 2016.

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  2. Peugeot 308 Touring 2017 review | road testRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Mercury

    ... traffic and some 80km/h running. You'll still get about 700km between fills on that number. In a world where the Volkswagen Golf exists, it's very difficult to convince anyone that there's a car that does the job just as well. I'm here to tell you ...

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  3. Volkswagen accused of attempting to 'hoodwink' consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Volkswagen has been accused of pressuring drivers to accept a software upgrade for vehicles implicated in the global emissions scandal, or face the possibility of no compensation. The company asked some drivers to sign waivers if they refused the software fix being offered as part of a voluntary recall.

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  4. Opel became GM's precious jewel in the 1990sRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AutoWeek

    ... spot in the market. The stunning Calibra coupe followed, and soon, the Opel Astra was matching sales with the Volkswagen Golf . The Buick Regal, though still a solid seller, could use some love. It made its public debut at the 2009 LA Auto Show ...

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  5. You Should Rallycross A Volkswagen GTIRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    I rarely think of a Volkswagen GTI as a dirt monster. It's a car that always comes up in the context of tarmac shenanigans-track days, autocrosses, and general acts of on-road hooliganism.

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  6. Top Gear teases its new season, starting in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... overtake a million pounds' worth ($1,250,000) of supercars on the NA1 4rburgring armed with nothing more than a Volkswagen Golf GTI and Reid in the passenger seat counting. The new season starts in the UK-and therefore on the Internet via ...

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  7. 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Se Tsi 4Motion ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Automoblog.net

    ... the code Automoblog-1-D87ZS2N at checkout to get 10% discount! Americans aren't particularly fond of wagons, but Volkswagen hopes to change a few people's minds with their new Golf Alltrack wagon. It comes with all-wheel drive, and it's a vehicle ...

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  8. UPDATE 2-VW back-pedals on some cost cutting demands, workers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Reuters

    The carmaker's labour bosses earlier this month halted cooperation with VW brand management on issues such as raising weekly hours for engineers and limiting apprenticeships after accusing executives of pushing for savings beyond those agreed in the brand's so-called "future pact". But the works council said on Tuesday management had abandoned demands that a costly night shift be scrapped on the Golf hatchback's assembly line and performance-based pay rules be tightened and had cancelled a hiring freeze.

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  9. Scandal-Plagued VW Slashes Costs And Jobs As It Recovers From DieselgateRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Volkswagen employees have accused the scandal-plagued company of slashing jobs and cutting costs beyond what it had previously promised. VW's labor bosses halted cooperation with the company's management on issues such as raising weekly hours for engineers - they are also accusing executives of pushing for savings beyond what it promised earlier this year.

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  10. VW softens some cost cut demands, workers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Automotive News

    Volkswagen Group has rowed back on some demands for larger cost cuts than previously agreed with unions at its core VW brand, the company's labor bosses works, as both sides seek to end a dispute over implementing a turnaround plan. The carmaker's works council earlier this month halted cooperation with VW brand management on issues such as raising weekly hours for engineers and limiting apprenticeships after accusing executives of pushing for savings beyond those agreed in the brand's so-called "future pact."

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  11. Some VW customers are still waiting for their buybacks, 4 months after court approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Some Volkswagen owners say they're still waiting to complete their buybacks, almost four months after a judge approved a settlement for 2-liter diesel vehicles that were part of the automaker's emissions scandal. Many problems with the buyback program have been ironed out over the last few months, but VW owners who financed their cars through third-party lenders, such as local credit unions or banks, say they've experienced lags in response from the company.

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  12. Review: 2017 Audi A4 Allroad is better than an SUV in every wayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... 1988: rugged-ish wagons with all-wheel drive. The A4 Allroad has been around since 2009. Today, there is also the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, Volvo V90 CrossCountry, V60 CrossCountry and the Outback soldiers on as well. The new A4 Allroad joins the ...

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  13. New enhanced-range Volkswagen e-Golf now available for order in EuropeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    Volkswagen's new e-Golf, with a larger battery pack and enhanced driving range , is now available for order in Europe. Compared to its predecessor, the new version offers more power, longer range and extended standard features.

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  14. SPYSHOTS: Volkswagen Touareg winter testingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    The next-generation Volkswagen Touareg has been spotted again, this time undergoing cold weather trials. As before, we know that the upcoming Touareg will be based on the VW Group's MLB Evo platform, which already underpins the likes of the Bentley Bentayga and the Audi Q7 ; the next SUV in the Group's portfolio to use the MLB Evo basis will be the next Porsche Cayenne .

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  15. Volkswagen deal gives some diesel car owners buyback optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Weyburn Review

    Volkswagen reached a deal that will give at least some owners of the remaining 80,000 diesel vehicles caught in the company's emissions cheating scandal the option of a buyback and provide compensation to all of them on top of any repurchase or repairs, U.S. regulators and a federal judge said Tuesday. The $1 billion settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will give owners of 20,000 3-litre diesel cars the choice of a buyback.

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  16. VW brand chief sees strenuous year amid struggle over cost-cut planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Reuters

    The carmaker's labor bosses earlier this month halted cooperation with VW brand management on issues such as raising weekly hours for engineers and limiting apprenticeships after accusing executives of pushing for savings beyond those agreed in the brand's so-called "future pact". But the works council said on Tuesday management had abandoned some demands, including scrapping a night shift on the Golf hatchback's assembly line and tightening performance-based pay rules.

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  17. How next-gen tech turns the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class into your digital co-pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Digital Trends

    It takes a certain amount of peace of mind to trust a machine with a simple task; it takes a lot more serenity to trust it with your life. And yet, I briefly took my hands off the steering wheel at 80 mph on a scenic Austrian freeway and instructed the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class to pass a fifth-generation Volkswagen Golf.

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  18. The wait is almost over: Production-spec Honda Civic Type R confirmed for GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Digital Trends

    ... enough to set a NA1 4rburgring lap record for front-wheel drive cars, although that record is now held by the Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S . Honda will probably try to recapture the record from VW but, even if it doesn't the Civic Type R will probably ...

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  19. Nicky Gale charged with burglary after break-in at Boots in Dartford...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kent Online

    It was reported that two suspects gained entry by damaging the front door with a dark Volkswagen Polo just before 4am, before making off with perfume.

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  20. Opel was once the little engine that couldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Automotive News

    ... spot in the market. Then came the stunning Calibra coupe, and soon the Opel Astra was matching sales with the Volkswagen Golf. Meanwhile, a cadre of young American ex-pat execs, led by Smith, was cleverly capitalizing on opportunities. When the ...

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