Volkswagen Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Obama's sister Auma recalls ride in the "beast'Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    ... gymnasium on Sunday. Twenty-seven years ago, she recalled, she picked up Barack Obama from the airport in an old Volkswagen Beetle. Obama was coming to see his family in Kenya. Obama, she recalled, had been a humble man who rode in an old car with ...

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  2. Volkswagen Golf R 400 production to be very limited, priced above...Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    ... still be featured, but the identity of the gearbox remains a mystery that is shrouded in secrecy. It is said that Volkswagen's standard six-speed DSG will not be able to handle the 450 Nm of torque that could be on offer. Thus, it should either have ...

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  3. Congested roads fuel demand for automatic cars in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    ... Tata Zest are popular, at the top-end, enthusiasts are lapping up the otherwise expensive DSG gearboxes in the Volkswagen Polo and Skoda Rapid. The AMT costs about Rs. 50,000 more than the conventional geared version while a DSG is dearer by about ...

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  4. VW to base racing model on the GolfRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Henley Standard

    VOLKSWAGEN Motorsport is developing its first racing car based on the seventh-generation Golf. The production-based 330 PS concept car is assembled in accordance with TCR regulations and is intended to help Volkswagen evaluate a potential customer racing programme from the 2016 season onwards.

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  5. REVIEW: Can The Ford Mustang's EcoBoost Motor Hang With The Big Boys? Well, Yes AND No...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | AutoSpies

    ... evocative tone or being the most refined, some automakers have done some excellent tuning to make them passable. Volkswagen, for instance, has a fantastic four-cylinder in the all-new Golf GTI. Ford's 2.3-liter EcoBoost is far from it. Not only does ...

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  6. Video: Dog drives car on M8 through GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Evening Times

    The dashboard camera in another car catches a glmipse of the dog sitting in the driver seat of a Volkswagen Golf as it passes. The anonymous driver who uploaded the footage to website scotlandsworstdrivers.com said: "Driving with a fairly sizeable dog on your lap through is probably not a good idea."

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  7. Britain may vote on EU membership in 2016: reportRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2015 | UAport

    The Volkswagen roadshow is held at the atrium of The Mall, Gadong. BT/Norliha Din The family sedan, Jetta.

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  8. Kenya: Why Auma Holds Special Place in Her Famous Brother's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    When Barack Hussein Obama, a lanky young American, came to Kenya in search of his roots in 1988, he was picked up from Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by his half-sister, Dr Auma Obama, in a battered Volkswagen Beetle -- a brand locally nicknamed "The Tortoise" at the time. In a scene Mr Obama describes in his book Dreams from my Father, it is clear the car was worse for wear.

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  9. Volkswagen Chattanooga builds 500,000th PassatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    VOLKSWAGEN CHATTANOOGA employees gathered around a candy white limited edition Passat as it rolled off the assembly line recently. The vehicle was the 500,000th Passat produced at the plant.

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  10. President Obama reunites with family in Kenya over dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | TBD.com

    ... local time. When Obama first visited Kenya in 1988, Auma picked him up at the airport in a sputtering baby-blue Volkswagen Beetle that was missing a muffler. Tonight, it was a much different scene as the president treated Auma to a ride in the ...

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  11. Driving Passion: Passat SE Business 2.0-litre TDI 150 PS - no shocks form VWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Southport Visiter

    It is a condition of the human animal that we do not like shocks. We like to be in our comfort zone, although personally I have yet to find even my slightly less irritated area.

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  12. Kenya: Obama Welcomed With Hugs By Sister AumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Dreams from my Father, Mr Obama narrates how his half-sister picked him from the same airport in a "battered Volkswagen Beetle" that kept breaking down every now and then. On Friday, it was Mr Obama's turn to return the favour. He rode with Auma in ...

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  13. 100 new ambulances on streets of London this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | EMS1

    ... best possible care," said Sean Westrope, LAS director for fleet and logistics. As part of this program, 60 new Volkswagen Tiguan fast responder cars will also be responding to emergency calls by the end of the financial year. Under future plans, new ...

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  14. 2015 VW Polo GTI spotted testing in India; will it counteract Abarth Punto?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | India Auto News

    In what is potentially a good news for enthusiasts, Volkswagen seems to be toying the idea of launching its proper hot hatchback in India. 2015 VW Polo GTI has been spotted testing in the country, indicating that it could be here for market study and testing purposes.

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  15. President Obama Reunites With Family in Kenya Over DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... local time. When Obama first visited Kenya in 1988, Auma picked him up at the airport in a sputtering baby-blue Volkswagen Beetle that was missing a muffler. Friday night, it was a much different scene as the president treated Auma to a ride in the ...

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  16. Obama's Big Family Reunion in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | ABC News

    ... Kenya. When Obama first visited Kenya in 1988, Auma picked him up at the airport in a sputtering baby-blue Volkswagen Beetle that was missing a muffler. Tonight, it was a much different scene as the president treated Auma to a ride in the ...

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  17. President Obama's Trips to Kenya: Then vs. NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... airline had misplaced his bags. And his half-sister, Auma, and Aunt Zeituni picked him up in a beat-up, baby-blue Volkswagen Beetle with a missing muffler. Fast forward 27 years, and Obama will be arriving on Air Force One and riding around in a ...

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  18. Volkswagen's 420-hp Golf R400 could take the top spot in the hot hatch hierarchyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Digital Trends

    Details are slowly starting to emerge about the production version of the Volkswagen Golf R400 concept , and it's shaping up to be a searing-hot hatch that promises to make the competition look mild at best. Surprisingly, the R400 will be based on the face-lifted version of the seventh-gen Golf that's scheduled to make its public debut in 2017.

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  19. Report: Diesel Prices Tanking Amid 'Global Glut'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | RV Business

    ... diesel in a long time," said April White, a systems engineer in Alameda, Calif., who fills up her diesel-powered Volkswagen Golf about once a month. Diesel prices in California cost an average of 72 cents a gallon less than regular unleaded gas ...

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  20. 2014 Volkswagen Passat Sport Long-Term VerdictNew Engine Keeps Sporty Sedan On Its ToesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Motor Trend

    When the Volkswagen Passat got redesigned for model year 2012, we were so impressed with the larger, American market-focused VeeDub that we named it our Car of the Year. Two years later, the Passat is essentially the same Chattanooga-crafted B7-generation car but with a new turbo engine.

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