Volkswagen News

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

20 August
2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet: prices, engines, practicality, specs and release date

A DROP-TOP car will return to the Volkswagen range next year, in the form of the new T-Roc Cabriolet. What is the 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet? As its name suggests, the Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is a soft-top version of the German firm’s T-Roc...

Sunday Times Driving

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20 August
Hyundai Accent, Volkswagen Jetta nab best new cars for teens accolades

The Toyota Prius and Hyundai Tucson also top the best used cars list.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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19 August
Volkswagen could be readying another ID concept for LA, report says

We've seen lots of ID concepts, but not much in the way of production-ready models.

CNET - ROADSHOW

19 August
Volkswagen’s Dieselgate software fix has another cheat device: German court

It appears that Volkswagen’s high-profile Dieselgate scandal won’t let go of the veteran German automaker just yet. In a recent decision, a district court in Düsseldorf, Germany has declared that Volkswagen’s software fix for vehicles affected by...

teslarati

19 August
Tesla solar rentals, more VW ID concepts, Hyundai EV design: Today's Car News

Hyundai plans a new design language to identify its EVs. Tesla plans to rent solar panels. Volkswagen is sizing up some EV-adoption barriers, and a new piece of the ID electric-car lineup is coming to this fall's Los Angeles Auto Show. All this and...

Green Car Reports

19 August
For VW, focus groups highlight EV-adoption challenges beyond price

Volkswagen has been targeting affordability all along with its upcoming electric cars and the modular MEB platform they’re built on. Leading up to the launch of the first models to arrive, starting with the ID 3 at the start of 2020 for Europe and a...

Green Car Reports

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19 August
Watch VW's Record-Smasher Meet Its Most Unlikely Match

Electric power isn't just for Nissan Leafs and Teslas anymore.

CarBuzz

19 August
Rumor: Sixth production-bound VW ID electric car to be previewed with LA show concept

The Volkswagen Group plans to build 27 different electric-vehicle models, across its brands, by 2022—on its way to building 10 million EVs on its upcoming MEB architecture by later in the decade. That requires quite the ramp-up of company resources,...

Green Car Reports

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19 August
First drive: Volkswagen ID Buggy concept

Meyers Manx-inspired electric dune chaser could reach production; we drive an early working prototype Volkswagen is progressing ever faster towards a future of new electric-powered models under its recently created ID sub-brand. The German...

Autocar

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18 August
Under the skin: Why Volkswagen is bringing back manual gearboxes

The Volkswagen Group’s new MQ281 gearbox shows how far manual gearbox technology has progressed over the years and how it still has a big part to play in cutting fuel consumption and emissions New six-speed MQ281 unit is lightweight, compact...

Autocar

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18 August
Renault Megane Trophy Vs VW Golf TCR: The New Boy And The Last Hurrah

Keen to give the Golf TCR a second assessment in hot hatch heartland, we pitched it against the boisterous new Megane Trophy

Car Throttle

18 August
VW Golf GTI Clubsport S | Spotted

Seven seconds slower than a Trophy-R at the 'ring - but £40k cheaper too...

PistonHeads

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17 August
As Woodstock Hits 50, the Volkswagen Microbus Is Now a Collectible

The seminal road-trip vehicle is Barrett-Jackson classic-car auction material these days. No wonder VW is preparing an all-new Microbus for market.

Car and Driver

16 August
VW ID Buggy driven, fuel-cell e-bike, charging vs. gas stations: Today’s Car News

Charging stations outnumber gas stations in Britain. A hydrogen fuel-cell e-bike goes farther. And we get U.S. seat time with Volkswagen’s MEB platform. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Volkswagen shipped its ID Buggy out to the annual Pebble...

Green Car Reports

16 August
First drive review: VW ID Buggy heads for the hills with MEB sharable electric car platform

Volkswagen’s first step toward fully electric vehicles feels like a cha-cha. VW gave Green Car Reports a small test Thursday in California of its production-ready MEB platform, which will eventually underpin 10 million cars worldwide, riding...

Green Car Reports

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16 August
We’ve driven VW’s bright green smile machine, the electric ID Buggy

Volkswagen brought its ID Buggy electric concept to Monterey Car Week. And they let us drive it! [credit: Ingo Barenschee ] CARMEL, CALIF.—Do...

Ars Technica

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16 August
Volkswagen Still Committed to Diesel

Volkswagen is introducing a new generation of diesel engines with the 2.0 TDI Evo. This new engine is said to greatly undercut the limits of the tough new Euro 6d-Temp emissions standards. Volkwagen posted an interview with Sebastian Willmann,...

Cheers & Gears

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16 August
Volkswagen ID Buggy makes off-road debut at Pebble Beach

Open-top concept takes inspiration from Beetle-based Meyers Manx Electric concept has a 155-mile range and can hit 99mph; start-up e.Go Mobile could build production version The Volkswagen ID Buggy concept has made its off-road dynamic debut...

Autocar

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16 August
TG’s small SUV test: VW T-Cross vs DS 3 Crossback vs Toyota C-HR

Which is the better sensible(ish) small SUV thing?

TopGear

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15 August
Kia plots sporty Rio-based SUV to take on VW T-Cross

Rio-based sporty SUV would sit alongside the next-gen Stonic Supermini-sized crossover planned to sit alongside existing Stonic as firm ramps up SUV range expansion Kia is considering adding a second supermini-sized crossover, possibly badged...

Autocar

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15 August
Volkswagen Hires a Marketing Chief to Watch

One hopes, anyway. While marketing won’t save you from a roadside breakdown (it might, in a roundabout way, get you into that situation), it nonetheless exists on the periphery of the automotive realm, subtly impacting sales. If a campaign is...

VWVortex

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14 August
Forbidden Fruit: Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet

Volkswagen has taken the wraps off the 2020 T-Roc Cabriolet ahead of the Frankfurt International Auto Show in September. Volkswagen says the T-Roc Cabriolet offers just the right combination of SUV flexibility and the open air experience of a...

Cheers & Gears

14 August
This is the VW You Know You’ve Been Asking For: The T-Roc Cabriolet

Great news for everyone who thought that the Nissan Murano Cross Cabriolet was a great idea, but not Volkswageny enough. The open-top crossover segment size has officially grown. Its name is Teeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee T-Roc Cabriolet. This is for the...

VWVortex

14 August
Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet

Frankfurt show: VW reinvents the cabrio

Go Auto

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14 August
VW T-Roc Cabriolet breaks cover ahead of Frankfurt

Everything we know about the new VW T-Roc Cabriolet

Car Magazine

13 August
Audi USA Poaches VW Canada’s Chief for Presidential Role

Daniel Weissland will become President of Audi USA as of September 1, 2019. The German national replaces interim president, Cian O’Brien. “Daniel is a strong leader of people with deep expertise in our business and a track record for driving...

VWVortex

13 August
2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet revealed

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 23:01 Convertible VW T-Roc SUV set to be shown at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show

Carbuyer

09 August
Volkswagen Trailer Assist – Reverse Parking Made Easier

Volkswagen Trailer Assist has simplified the whole towing process by allowing you to easily control the direction of your trailer. … Read more » The post Volkswagen Trailer Assist – Reverse Parking Made Easier appeared first on Motor Verso.

MotorVerso

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08 August
VW sees electric car price parity soon, will be the tipping point for adoption

A VW executive said that electric cars are ‘near’ price parity with gasoline vehicles and when that happens it will be the “tipping point” for EV adoption. more… Subscribe to Electrek on YouTube for exclusive videos and subscribe to the...

Electrek

05 August
Weekly Brief: VW Behind Robot ‘Gas’ Attendant

Robots won’t just drive our cars in the future, they’ll ‘fill’ them up too. That’s the vision that Electrify America put forward last week when it announced plans to deploy robotic electrified vehicle charging solutions for self-driving vehicles in...

TU Automotive


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