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Volkswagen’s “The Force” Named One Of The Top 10 Auto Commercials

Volkswagen of America, Inc. was honored by The One Club at the North American International Auto Show in recognition of three of its advertisements, including 2011’s “The Force”, being named within the “Top 10” list of the best automobile commercials from the past 25 years. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen’s “The Force” Named One Of The Top 10 Auto Commercials’

VW Golf Mk 7 continues story of success

VW Golf Mk 7 continues story of success

The Golf is and remains the most successful car in Europe. The launch of the new Golf is exceeding all expectations. Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG: “Since the launch of the Mk 7, our dealers have already taken over 100,000 orders for the new Golf. Despite the changeover from the Mk 6 to the Mk 7 and the associated production line adjustments, we have once again shipped more than 800,000 units this year. No other European car enjoys such success.” Continue reading ‘VW Golf Mk 7 continues story of success’

Volkswagen CrossBlue 6-seater TDI Hybrid

Volkswagen CrossBlue 6-seater TDI Hybrid

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Volkswagen is presenting the concept car of a new SUV generation in a world premiere at the North American International Auto Show: the CrossBlue. The largest carmaker in Europe conceptualized the new versatile SUV specifically for the USA and Canada. If it goes into production, the CrossBlue would enrich the Volkswagen model lineup with a seven-seat midsize SUV of the 5.0-meter class; currently, Volkswagen of America offers the Tiguan (4.4 meters long) and the exclusive Touareg (4.8 meters) as sport utility vehicles.It features one of the most innovative plug-in hybrid systems ever (TDI Clean Diesel + two E-motors + dual-clutch transmission + “propshaft by wire”). Continue reading ‘Volkswagen CrossBlue 6-seater TDI Hybrid’

Volkswagen Introduces Performance Inspired R-Line Touareg and Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line, NAIAS 2013

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Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today it will offer the R-Line derivative on two additional models for the U.S. market. Joining the CC R-Line and recently introduced Beetle R-Line coupe, the Tiguan R-Line and Touareg R-Line will be added to the Volkswagen line-up for model year 2014. Both models will be introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Introduces Performance Inspired R-Line Touareg and Tiguan’

Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept At 2013 NAIAS

Volkswagen Passat Performance, NAIAS 2013

2012 will go down in the Volkswagen Passat’s history as its best sales year ever, with 117,023 units sold of the designed-for-America, Chattanooga-built family sedan. In an exercise to hint at Volkswagen’s efforts to explore this practical four-door’s sportier side, Volkswagen will unveil the Passat Performance Concept at the 2013 North American International Auto Show® in Detroit. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept At 2013 NAIAS’

2013 Jetta Hybrid is worlds fastest hybrid at 185 mph

To achieve the kind of horsepower needed to run at 185 mph (298 kph) at Bonneville, the powertrain was modified by Volkswagen R&D

Volkswagen announced today that a 2013 Jetta Hybrid driven by Motor Trend Associate Road Test Editor Carlos Lago recorded a speed of 185.394 mph (298.363 kph) at the Bonneville Salt Flats, near Wendover, Nevada, during the Southern California Timing Association’s (SCTA) annual Speed Week. This is the fastest speed ever achieved by a production-based hybrid car on the famed Bonneville Salt Flats. Continue reading ‘2013 Jetta Hybrid is worlds fastest hybrid at 185 mph’

Volkswagen Passat rated Most Ideal in Autopacific and Autobytel Owner Survey

The Chattanooga, Tennessee-built Volkswagen Passat has earned yet another distinct recognition during this, its first year on sale. In addition to being awarded top-rated premium mid-size car in the Autobytel and AutoPacific 2012 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, the Passat was also recognized as the Most Ideal Premium Mid-Size Car for 2012 as part of AutoPacific’s New Vehicle Satisfaction Survey. Additionally, owner respondents voted the Golf hatch as the Most Ideal Compact Car. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Passat rated Most Ideal in Autopacific and Autobytel Owner Survey’

Volkswagen Passat: Luxury and utility wrapped in one

Volkswagen Passat: luxury and utility wrapped in one

The Volkswagen Passat is the perfect mix between a car designed for luxury and a car designed for utility. If you want the look, feel and class of a Lexus or Mercedes without the price tag, the Volkswagen Passat is the way to go. It’s a four-door car that has the sleekness of a much more luxurious vehicle. The Volkswagen Passat is perfect for a family that wants to ride in style. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Passat: Luxury and utility wrapped in one’




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