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VW Tiguan Allspace to be launched in India this year - Report

In addition to the T-Roc, Volkswagen will launch the Tiguan Allspace in India...


I drove a $42,000 VW Golf R to see if the hatchback is worth the price — here's the verdict

The VW Golf R is a performance hatchback that adds premium touches and tech to the VW Golf GTI. The Golf R is a bit expensive, but it's a versatile vehicle that's bliss to drive. The best part is that a driver can access all the power the Golf R's 288-horsepower engine puts out. This is an ideal daily commuter for a grownup who still wants to enjoy the occasional track day or just likes to carve up winding roads. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R m...


Volkswagen's US CEO explains why he thinks America is ready for a small pickup truck again

The Volkswagen Tarok concept pickup truck made its North American debut on Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The Tarok is a compact, car-based pickup truck and is unlike anything currently available in the US market. Compact pickups that were once on sale in the US like the Toyota Tacoma, Ford Ranger, and Chevrolet Colorado have grown to become midsize trucks.  Volkswagen Group of America CEO Scott Keogh thinks there is an untapped market potential for compact pickups aim...


How Much Value Did My New Car Lose Now That I Had an Accident?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing the loss of trade-in value for a recent accident, when to fix a high-mile car or cut it loose, and expensive leases on the new…Read more...
Tags: Quick Car Buying Questions, Quick Questions, Car Buying, Leasing, Mazda3, Carfax, Accident History, Vw


Once-dead compact pickup is poised for a comeback: Ford, Hyundai, maybe even VW jump in

The next evolution of the pickup wars: Several automakers are suddenly reviving the long-lost compact pickup, which perished earlier this century.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Vw, Usa Today, Ford Hyundai


Volkswagen of America Boss Envisions Getting People Out of SUVs and Into a Pickup

A Volkswagen concept that’s not really a concept appeared in New York City this week, aimed at gauging the American public’s level of interest in a unibody pickup that leans heavily in the direction of “crossover with a bed.” While South American customers will soon be able to purchase a VW Tarok, the automaker says […] The post Volkswagen of America Boss Envisions Getting People Out of SUVs and Into a Pickup appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: New York City, America, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Trucks, News Blog, NYIAS, Product Planning, Future Models, Volkswagen Tarok


VW Says China To Become Global Software Development Hub For Autonomous Tech

Volkswagen will use Chinese software developers to help design a global autonomous vehicle architecture thanks to the prevalence of qualified programmers which carmakers are struggling to hire elsewhere, senior executives said on Monday. Reuters reports: As carmakers scramble to develop advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving functions, carmakers are struggling to find qualified engineers to build the software algorithms needed to teach cars the right reflexes. Volkswagen has 4...
Tags: China, Tech, Vw, Shanghai, Volkswagen, Reuters, Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen China, Stephan Woellenstein


VW's electric I.D R gets F1-style DRS for Nurburgring record attempt

Volkswagen will give its electric-powered Pikes Peak record-breaking I.D. R prototype a Formula 1-style Drag Reduction System for its attempt ti set the fastest ever lap at the Nurburgring Nordschleife
Tags: Sport, Vw, Other, Volkswagen, Nurburgring, Autosport


VW boss 'not aware' of China's detention camps

VW chief executive Herbert Diess tells BBC he is "not aware" of reports of detention camps in China.
Tags: Business, China, Bbc, Vw, Herbert Diess


Volkswagen's Former CEO Charged In Germany Over Diesel Rigging

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Former Volkswagen AG head Martin Winterkorn was charged with serious fraud in Germany for his role in the diesel-rigging scandal that rocked the carmaker and cost it about $33 billion. The former chief executive officer was accused alongside four other managers of equipping vehicles sold to customers in Europe and the U.S. with a so-called defeat device, authorities in Braunschweig said Monday in an emailed statement. Fraud charges carry a sent...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Tech, Bloomberg, Vw, Volkswagen, Wolfsburg, Volkswagen AG, Braunschweig, Martin Winterkorn, Winterkorn, Felix Doerr


Would you buy the Tarok compact pickup truck? Volkswagen wants to know

The Volkswagen Tarok pickup truck concept will make its United States debut at the 2019 New York Auto Show. The truck first appeared at the 2018 Sao Paulo Auto Show, and VW wants to see what U.S. buyers think of it. The post Would you buy the Tarok compact pickup truck? Volkswagen wants to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, United States, Vw, Volkswagen, Concept Cars, Pickup Trucks, Sao Paulo Auto Show, Volkswagen Tarok, 2019 New York Auto Show


Introducing the $10,000 Rizoma Design Challenge

Are you a designer looking to kickstart your career in the moto industry? A major new competition launched today by Rizoma could be just the leg-up you need. Anyone who follows the custom scene will know the Italian company Rizoma. It’s one of the big names in premium motorcycle accessories, with a massive range of beautifully designed parts—mostly machined from lightweight billet aluminum. The Rizoma Design Challenge is a competition for designers, engineers, and students—with two prizes ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Milan, Adobe, California, US, Vw, Motorcycles, Ducati, Exif, Pasadena California, Behance, Custom Motorcycles, Miguel Galluzzi, Rizoma, ArtCenter College of Design


Volkswagen Tarok: Harbinger of What, Exactly?

You’ve seen this vehicle on these digital pages before, but Volkswagen now plans to bring its Brazil-bound Tarok unibody pickup to the United States … if only for an appearance at the New York Auto Show. Yes, the Tarok’s role this week and next is to give U.S. consumers a come-hither look and whisper, “See […] The post Volkswagen Tarok: Harbinger of What, Exactly? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: United States, Vw, Brazil, Autos, Volkswagen, Trucks, New York Auto Show, Pickups, News Blog, NYIAS, Product Planning, Future Models, Compact Pickups, Volkswagen Tarok, Tarok


Volkswagen is a showing off a new pickup truck concept that could give America the cheap truck it has been waiting for

Volkswagen announced plans on Monday to show off its Tarok pickup truck concept at the 2019 New York International Autoshow. The Tarok is designed to allow VW to gauge US consumer interest in an entry-level compact pickup truck.  There are currently no compact pickups available for sale in the US with the Ford Ranger, Toyota Tacoma, GM's Colorado/Canyon, and the Nissan Frontier are all considered midsize trucks.  Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Volkswagen announced plans on Monday...
Tags: Facebook, New York, US, America, Trends, Vw, Ford, Brazil, South America, Chevy, Volkswagen, New York Auto Show, Mercedes Benz, Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier, New York International Auto Show


German prosecutors charge former VW CEO Winterkorn with fraud

German prosecutors charged former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn with fraud on Monday over his role in the carmaker's manipulation of diesel emissions testing, more than three years after the scandal came to light.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Vw, Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, Winterkorn


Martin Winterkorn, Ex-VW Chief, Charged by Germany in Diesel Emissions Scheme

Prosecutors in Germany connected the charges against Martin Winterkorn and four other managers to events that ran from 2006, when the diesel scandal was first conceived, to 2015.
Tags: News, Germany, Vw, Automobiles, Martin, Volkswagen AG, Martin Winterkorn, Winterkorn, Frauds and Swindling, Fuel Emissions (Transportation


Martin Winterkorn, Ex-VW Chief, Is Charged by Germany in Diesel Scheme

Prosecutors in Germany connected the charges against Martin Winterkorn and four other managers to events that ran from 2006, when the diesel scandal was first conceived, to 2015.
Tags: News, Germany, Vw, Automobiles, Martin, Volkswagen AG, Martin Winterkorn, Winterkorn, Frauds and Swindling, Fuel Emissions (Transportation


VW Tarok Concept Has Potential But Will We Actually See It?

The VW Tarok concept is about balance more so than brute force. VW says they don’t have plans to bring it to the U.S. market. However, it will be on display during the NY Auto Show.  Could the traditional players in the U.S. truck market soon see a new participant in the game? Well, no says Volkswagen but reading between the lines, it does seem like a strong possibility. Meet the VW Tarok concept, a lean, mean hauling machine, set to enter production in South America in the near future. VW wil...
Tags: Vw, Brazil, Autos, Detroit Lions, South America, John, Volkswagen, Concept Cars, North America, Honda Ridgeline, Wayne State University, Volkswagen of America Inc, New York International Auto Show, Car News, Carl Anthony, Volkswagen Digital Cockpit


New York Auto Show: Volkswagen reveals compact pickup concept that may come to U.S.

Volkswagen is weighing the possibility of building a compact pickup for sale in the U.S. VW is bringing the Tarok concept to the New York Auto Show.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Vw, Volkswagen, Usa Today, New York Auto Show


Volkswagen Shows Tarok Concept to See If America Wants a Small Pickup Again

This is the second small pickup concept VW has used to tease U.S. buyers. Is it leading to production?
Tags: News, Vw


Far From Suburbia: Volkswagen’s Atlas Basecamp Concept

Volkswagen will bring a modified version of the Atlas to the New York Auto Show this week, aimed to appeal to outdoorsy types. VW calls it the Atlas Basecamp Concept, claiming it offers “a go-anywhere attitude to the brand that is already synonymous with road-trip culture.” That seems like a fair assessment. While the Atlas […] The post Far From Suburbia: Volkswagen’s Atlas Basecamp Concept appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Concept Cars, New York Auto Show, Suburbia, New York International Auto Show, News Blog, NY Auto Show, Volkswagen Atlas, Atlas Basecamp, Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp Concept


German prosecutors press charges against former VW CEO Winterkorn

Prosecutors in the German city of Braunschweig said on Monday they were pressing criminal charges against former Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn in connection with the carmaker's manipulation of diesel emissions testing.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Vw, Volkswagen, Braunschweig, Martin Winterkorn, Winterkorn


Junkyard Find: 2001 Volkswagen New Beetle Sport

The early-21st century fad for retro-styled cars, including the PT Cruiser, Chevrolet HHR, Mini Cooper, and Fiat 500, got its start with the late-1990s introduction of the Volkswagen New Beetle (we’re still waiting for a Nissan model made to look like the Datsun F-10). Like most people (and especially like most who had ever owned […] The post Junkyard Find: 2001 Volkswagen New Beetle Sport appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Colorado, Vw, Turbo, Autos, Fiat, 2001, Volkswagen, Nissan, Denver, Beetle, Cooper, VW Beetle, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Volkswagen Beetle


Challenging Tesla, Volkswagen Announces Electric SUV, Mass Production of Electric Vehicles

An anonymous reader quotes the AP: Volkswagen is planning to release a fully-electric SUV in China which could compete with Tesla's Model X. The German automaker said Sunday the ID. ROOMZZ will be unveiled at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show and will be available in 2021. Volkswagen says the zero-emission vehicle can go approximately 450 kilometers (280 miles) before the battery has to be recharged. Volkswagen also claims it will have "level 4 autonomous driving," Reuters reports, adding that th...
Tags: China, Tech, Tesla, Vw, Volkswagen, Reuters, Shanghai Auto Show


Former VW boss charged over diesel emissions scandal

Martin Winterkorn has been charged with fraud over the diesel emissions scandal.
Tags: News, Vw, Martin Winterkorn


Volkswagen Says I.D. Roomzz Available Globally in 2021

Right now, Volkswagen’s electric womb is holding onto a full litter. While we’ve long assumed that only a limited selection of its offspring will be birthed into the world to take their place within its I.D. sub-brand, it’s beginning to look as though most will make the cut. Its sixth prospective offspring, the I.D. Roomzz, […] The post Volkswagen Says I.D. Roomzz Available Globally in 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Volkswagen, EVs, News Blog, Concept Vehicles, Auto Shanghai, I.D, I.D. Roomzz, Volkswagen I.D. Roomzz Concept


VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with electric SUV

Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) for China from 2021, taking on the Chinese market leader Tesla's Model X as the German carmaker ramps up production of zero emissions vehicles.
Tags: Money, China, Tesla, businessNews, Vw, Volkswagen


Volkswagen Says This I.D. Roomzz Electric SUV Concept Will Be Out in 2021

The mid-size SUV is the sixth all-electric concept from the German automaker and will be part of a rollout of VW EVs that starts next year.
Tags: Science, Vw, Volkswagen, Roomzz Electric


Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp Off-Road Concept Shows VW's Adventurous Side

Customizations include a lift kit, all-terrain tires, and a compact camper trailer.
Tags: News, Vw, Volkswagen


VW T-Roc coming to India after all, will be a CBU import - Report

Volkswagen introduced the T-Roc in August 2017, and it has been evaluating this...
Tags: India, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Roc