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March 30, 2017

2018 Audi Q5 now has the highest MPG in its segment

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Audi has announced that the 2018 Q5 now has the highest mpg in its segment. With a 25-mpg city/highway combined fuel economy rating, the 2018 Q5 achieves a +3 mpg improvement over the 2017 Q5.

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March 20, 2017

VW confirms small T-Roc crossover for the U.S.

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Volkswagen has confirmed that it will introduce a production version of the T-Roc crossover concept in the U.S. The T-Roc (name may change) compact crossover will slot in below the Tiguan in VW's lineup when it arrives in 2019.

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March 16, 2017

Audi Q4 crossover confirmed and will arrive by 2019

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Audi has confirmed plans to add another crossover to its lineup, which will be called the Q4. As the name suggests, the Q4 will slot in between the existing Q3 and Q5 models, but with a sportier look - think BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe rival.

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February 23, 2017

2018 VW Arteon teased ahead of its Geneva debut

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VW is getting ready to release a successor to the CC - the Arteon. The name may be a bit weird, but the Arteon will follow in the CC"s footsteps with its coupe-like roofline with an extra dose of style thrown in to position it above the more plebeian Passat.

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February 22, 2017

2018 Audi S4 debuts with 354-hp

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Audi has unveiled the all-new 2018 S4, which now packs more power, thanks to its upgraded 3.0L turbocharged V6 that now generates 354-hp and 369 lb-ft. of torque.

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February 10, 2017

We wish the 2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback was coming to the US!

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Audi is upgrading the RS 3 Sportback, with many of the same upgrades that the RS 3 sedan debuted last fall. That means that the 2018 RS 3 Sportback now packs 400 horsepower!

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February 9, 2017

2018 VW Atlas Weekend Edition debuts in Chicago

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The much anticipated three-row VW Atlas SUV is going to arrive in showrooms this spring. To show off how the Atlas can be accessorized, VW is showing off the Atlas Weekend Edition this week at the Chicago Auto Show.

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January 31, 2017

Audi A3 Four-Door Coupe gets ready to rival the CLA

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Audi is reportedly working on a new four-door coupe version of the next-generation A3, which will go head-to-head with the Mercedes-Benz CLA. The new A3 coupe will be joined by the sedan and hatchback versions, although the four-door coupe is likely to arrive first, around 2019.

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January 26, 2017

2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder priced at $176,350

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Audi has released the pricing for the 2017 R8 V10 Spyder, which can be yours for a reasonable $176,350, including the destination fees.

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January 24, 2017

VW Microbus revival slated for 2022

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Earlier this month, VW unveiled the I.D. Buzz concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which signaled the possible return of the iconic Microbus. While VW made no production promises at the show, there are now reports that a production version could arrive by 2022.

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January 18, 2017

VW could build an all-electric Beetle

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Sales of the VW Beetle have continued to decline, but that doesn't mean that VW is ready to say goodbye to the iconic Beetle. VW is reportedly mulling the idea of an all-electric Beetle, which could make it more appealing.

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January 10, 2017

Audi Q8 plug-in hybrid concept previews a new flagship SUV

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Audi is getting ready to expand its crossover lineup with the addition of the Q6 and Q8 models. Audi is giving us a preview of what the new Q8 flagship SUV will look like with the debut of the Q8 concept this week at the Detroit Auto Show.

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January 9, 2017

VW I.D. Buzz concept signals the return of the Microbus

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VW has unveiled the latest vehicle from its new family of I.D. electric concepts - the I.D. Buzz. The I.D. Buzz concept follows the debut of the I.D. hatchback that debuted a few months ago in Paris and is simply "a Microbus for the future."

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January 8, 2017

VW unveils a long-wheelbase Tiguan in Detroit

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As expected, VW is introducing a new long-wheelbase version of the next-generation 2018 Tiguan crossover. The new long-wheelbase Tiguan offers three rows of seats and up to 57 percent more cargo space than the standard Tiguan.

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December 22, 2016

VW is bringing a new I.D. concept to Detroit - Hello Microbus?

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After unveiling the electric I.D. concept a few months ago at the Paris Motor Show, VW has announced plans to unveil another I.D. concept next month at the Detroit Auto Show.

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Audi Q8 e-tron concept teased ahead of its Detroit debut

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Audi is going to preview a new SUV flagship next month at the Detroit Auto Show with the debut of the Q8 e-tron concept. The Q8 SUV is still a few years away, but next month we'll get a preview of what we can expect.

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December 20, 2016

Seven-passenger VW Tiguan Allspace will debut in Detroit

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VW is going to reveal an extended wheelbase version of the all-new Tiguan next month in Detroit. The cleverly named Tiguan Allspace has a wheelbase that is just over 4-inches longer than the standard Tiguan, giving it more spacious interior.

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November 30, 2016

Four automakers reveal a 350-kilowatt fast-charging network for Europe

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As more electric cars enter the market, the need for fast-charging network of re-charging stations is becoming even more necessary. Tesla has its supercharger network for its and even BMW, VW and Nissan have teamed up to create a similar network. Now four automakers have announced a partnership that will help launch a fast-charing network in Europe.

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November 29, 2016

VW CC replacement teased ahead of its debut in Geneva

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We're still about three months away from the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, but VW has decided to already start teasing its new four-door coupe that will debut at the show. The CC replacement, which has been dubbed the Arteon will debut at the show in March.

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November 17, 2016

2017 VW e-Golf can now travel up to 124 miles

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VW, like almost every other automaker is working on an electric car that will be able to beat the 200 mile barrier, but for now VW still has the e-Golf. While the updated 2017 e-Golf won't be able to travel as far as the Chevy Bolt, it has been improved with a battery that gives it a 50 percent longer driving range.

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November 10, 2016

2018 VW Golf revealed with a facelift and lots of new technology

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VW has unveiled the updated 2018 Golf, which gets some small updates on the outside, but even more changes on the inside. Most buyers probably won't be able to point out the styling updates, but the new infotainment system with gesture controls, is where all the excitement is.

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October 19, 2016

2017 Audi Q7 gets 2.0L turbocharged four-cyl

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Audi is expanding the Q7's lineup with the addition of the automaker's 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder. According to Audi, the 2.0L equipped Q7 is faster, lighter and more efficient than the previous generation Q7 3.0T V6.

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October 18, 2016

Audi's new electric SUV will be called 'e-tron'

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Audi is working on an all-electric SUV that is expected to arrive by 2018. Although earlier rumors suggested that it would be called the Q6, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has confirmed that it will simply be called the "e-tron."

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October 7, 2016

VW's new SUV will actually be called Atlas and not the Teramont

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Last month it was reported that VW's upcoming three-row SUV will be called the Teramont, but now a new report claims that it will actually be called the Atlas. According to Automotive News, the VW is actually going to use the Atlas name instead.

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September 30, 2016

Audi unveils the all-new 2018 Q5 in Paris

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Audi has unveiled the all-new second-generation Q5 SUV at the Paris Motor Show. Overall the design of the new Q5 is evolutionary and borrows many styling cues from the larger Q7.

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September 28, 2016

VW I.D. electric concept previews VW's new 373-mile range EV hatchback

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2020 can't come soon enough, since that's the year that Volkswagen is planning on introducing the first of its several new electric cars. We've already seen one preview with the Budd-e concept and now the new I.D. concept previews a new electric hatchback.

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September 26, 2016

Volkswagen's new electric car concept previewed again

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Some new sketches of Volkswagen's new electric car concept have been released before the sheet is officially pulled off the concept this week at the Paris Motor Show.

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September 22, 2016

Next-gen Audi Q5 teased ahead of its debut in Paris

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Audi has released this teaser photo of the all-new Q5 crossover, which is going to debut next week at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Audi hasn't released any specific details, but we expect the new Q5 to borrow many styling cues from the larger Q7.

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September 19, 2016

2018 VW Teramont to be powered by four-cylinder and V6 engines

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Volkswagen has yet to fully unveil or even confirm the name for its upcoming three-row SUV, but it's been reported that the automaker has chosen the "Teramont" name for the new SUV. VW hasn't announced when the Teramont will debut, but the automaker has released a preview video of the new SUV, which reveals what will be available under the hood.

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September 16, 2016

VW is bringing a new electric car concept to Paris

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Volkswagen has released a few teaser photos of its new electric car concept that is going to debut later this month at the Paris Motor Show. The concept is expected to be a preview the automaker's next-generation of electric cars.

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September 14, 2016

VW kills the GTI Two-Door in the U.S.

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GTI fans we have some bad news for you. If you've been a fan of the two-door VW GTI since it debuted in the 1970s, you'll be sad to hear that VW will be discontinuing production very soon. VW has announced that production of the US-spec two-door version of the GTI will end in a couple weeks, leaving the four-door to carry on the iconic badge.

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September 8, 2016

2017 Audi A5 and S5 Sportback revealed

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Audi has unveiled the all-new A5 and S5 Sportback ahead of their world debut later this month at the Paris Motor Show. Just like the A5 and S5 Coupe, the design of the new Sportback models aren't a major departure from the previous generation.

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August 31, 2016

2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron starts at $39,850

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Since Audi had to stop selling its A3 TDI in the U.S. that has meant that A3 Sportback fans that love the versatility of a hatchback, have only been able to get the plug-in hybrid A3 Sportback e-tron. Although Audi probably lost some diesel fans, the A3 Sportback e-tron now accounts for nearly 13 percent of all A3 sales in the U.S.

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August 18, 2016

2017 Audi A4 ultra tops its rivals with a 37 mpg highway rating

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Audi has unveiled the 2017 Audi A4 ultra, which has the highest city and highway mpg rating out of any of its direct competitors. The A4 ultra uses a newly revised combustion method and an even more efficient variant of the 2.0L turbocharged engine to achieve 27 mpg city and 37 mpg highway.

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August 5, 2016

VW announces plans for an onslaught of new electric vehicles

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VW has yet to recover from its diesel woes, but now that it VW is ready to move past its "clean" diesels, VW is moving its green lineup in a new direction. VW has announced that it is working on three new electric vehicle platforms, which will be used for up to 30 new electric cars.

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July 25, 2016

2017 Audi A4 Allroad will start at $44,950

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Audi has announced that the all-new 2017 A4 allroad is going to arrive in the U.S. this fall. When it does, pricing for the new A4 allroad will start at $44,950.

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VW's upcoming three-row crossover will get an American-style name

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VW has big hopes for its upcoming three-row crossover, which it hopes will help the automaker recover from its recent diesel scandal. VW has already announced plans to build the new crossover at its Tennessee plant and now VW has revealed that it will get an American-style name to help it further appeal to buyers in the U.S.

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June 3, 2016

Audi unveils the all-new 2017 A5 and S5

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Nine years after the debut of the last A5, Audi has finally unveiled the all-new 2017 A5 and S5 models. Just like the redesigned A4, the new A5 and S5 aren't dramatically different than the last-generation.

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May 5, 2016

VW teases its new three-row SUV

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Volkswagen is getting closer to introducing its new three-row midsize SUV and it's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee has completed the first assembled metal test body for the upcoming SUV.

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May 4, 2016

VW Golf GTI Clubsport S breaks a record on the Nordschleife

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VW has announced that the Golf GTI Clubsport S - the most powerful Golf GTI ever has broken the lap record for front-wheel-drive cars on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, with a time of 07:49:21.

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