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April 15, 2014

2015 Audi RS7 Dynamic Edition Debuts in NYC with a $146,045 Price Tag

2015 Audi RS7 Dynamic Edition

Audi has unveiled the 2015 Audi RS7 Dynamic Edition, which is going to debut tomorrow at the New York Auto Show. The RS7 Dynamic Edition is based on the RS7, but adds unique details and will start at $146,045 when it arrives this summer.

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April 13, 2014

2015 VW Jetta Gets a Few Styling Upgrades

2015 VW Jetta

VW has unveiled the updated 2015 VW Jetta sedan, which is going to debut later this week at the New York Auto Show. From first glance you probably can't see the changes, but there are tiny tweaks to the exterior and interior to keep the Jetta fresh.

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April 11, 2014

VW Golf SportWagen Concept Heads to New York

VW Golf Sportwagen Concept

Next week VW is going to unveil the Golf SportWagen concept at the New York Auto Show that is powered by a 2.0L diesel engine and all-wheel-drive. Even though VW is labeling it as a concept, the Golf SportWagen that we'll see next week is basically what will show up in showrooms next year as the replacement for the Jetta SportWagen.

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April 8, 2014

Audi Crossover Concept Previews Upcoming Q4 Crossover

Audi Crossover Concept - Beijing

Audi has released sketches of a new crossover concept that is going to debut later this month at the Beijing Auto Show. Audi hasn't released many details about the concept, but with its sleek coupe-like roofline, it's expected that the concept is a preview of the upcoming Q4 crossover.

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April 2, 2014

Volkswagen to Offer Wireless Charging for its Electric Cars in 2017

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If you've ever had the chance to drive an electric car or plug-in hybrid you probably know how cumbersome the charging cables can be. In a few years wireless induction charging will hit the market and now it's being reported that Volkswagen will begin offering it as an option in 2017.

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March 27, 2014

Audi to Give Most Models the High-Performance RS Treatment

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Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg wants to add more hardcore RS models to the Audi lineup, which would help differentiate the brand from the rest of the VW Group. Hackenburg insists that Audi vehicles must have their own powertrains to make them distinct from other vehicles under the VW umbrella.

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March 25, 2014

VW Golf R Wagon in the Works?

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We're still about a year away from the arrival of the hot Golf R five-door hatchback in the U.S., but spy photographers have caught what looks like a wagon version of the Golf R testing in Germany. Could VW really be preparing a hotter version of the new Golf SportWagen?

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March 24, 2014

VW Eos Will Soon Say Goodbye

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Back in 2012 Volkswagen's head of design Klaus Bischoff revealed that VW had no plans to introduce a new version of the Eos convertible and now it's being reported that production is expected to end soon.

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Second-Gen Audi TT Continues for Another Year in the U.S.

2015 Audi TTS

Even though Audi unveiled the all-new third-generation TT earlier this month in Geneva, the new TT will not arrive in the U.S. until sometime next year. This means that the current TT will be sticking around for the 2015 model year.

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March 18, 2014

VW Confirms a New TDI Diesel Engine for the 2015 Golf, Jetta, Passat and Beetle

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Volkswagen has announced that when the 2015 Golf, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Passat, and Jetta start arriving in showrooms in the second half of 2014, they will be offered with a new TDI diesel engine. The new diesel engine is more powerful and more efficient than the current 2.0L TDI engine that is offered in several VW and Audi models.

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March 12, 2014

Audi is Now the Best-Selling Luxury Automaker... Barely

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In the first two months of this year, Audi has managed to deliver more cars than BMW, giving it the title of the world's best-selling luxury automaker. Although Audi sold more cars than BMW in January and February, Audi's 242,400 vehicles sold is only 383 more than BMW.

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March 4, 2014

Audi TT Quattro Sport Concept is a More Exciting TT with 420-HP

Audi TT Quattro Sport Concept

Audi already revealed plans to debut the all-new 2015 TT and TTS at this week's Geneva Motor Show, but it also surprised the crowd with the TT Quattro Sport concept. Looking like an over the top TT, the TT Quattro Sport concept packs 420 horsepower and reaches 0-62 mph in 3.7 seconds.

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March 3, 2014

Volkswagen T-Roc Concept Looks to the Future

Volkswagen T-Roc Concept

Volkswagen's current SUV lineup only consists of the Touareg and Tiguan models, but in the past few years VW has continued to give a preview of what's to come with concept models like the CrossBlue Concept. Now Volkswagen is doing it again with the T-Roc concept that is debuting this week in Geneva.

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2015 Audi TT and TTS Officially Unveiled

2015 Audi TT

Audi has taken the wraps off the third-generation 2015 Audi TT and TTS on the eve of the Geneva Motor Show. After seeing several leaked photos and teasers what we see here is not all that surprising. The 2015 TT gets an evolutionary redesign that has some more aggressive angles and lines, but overall looks very close to its predecessor.

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2015 Audi TTS Leaked, Will Anyone Care?

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The 2015 Audi TT is set to debut this week at the Geneva Motor Show and while we've seen several leaks of the new TT, here's our clearest view yet. Photos of the 2015 Audi TTS have leaked online.

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February 28, 2014

2015 Audi TT: Audi Releases The First Official Photo

2015 Audi TT

Audi has just released the first official photo of the 2015 Audi TT, which is going to debut next week in Geneva. From this single photo we can see that most people are going to have a hard time seeing the immediate differences between the second-generation and the new third-generation TT.

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February 27, 2014

Volkswagen T-Roc Concept Announced for Geneva

Volkswagen T-Roc

Volkswagen continues to bring new crossover concepts to the auto show circuit and next month it won't disappoint, since the automaker has just announced plans to unveil the new T-Roc crossover concept at the Geneva Motor Show. Last year Volkswagen showed off the CrossBlue and CrossBlue Coupé, which were follow ups to the Cross Coupe concept that debuted in 2012.

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Audi Teases the 2015 TT Again Ahead of its Geneva Debut (Video)

2015 Audi TT Video Teaser

We only have a few more days until Audi takes the wraps off the all-new 2015 Audi TT, but Audi has released this teaser video, which provides an early look at the new TT.

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February 20, 2014

Volkswagen Golf GTE is a Plug-in Hybrid GTI

2015 VW Golf GTE

Volkswagen has unveiled the new Golf GTE plug-in hybrid, which is going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Building on the sportier versions of the Golf lineup, the GTI and diesel-powered GTD, the Golf GTE combines the sportiness of the GTI with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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Audi Delays the Introduction of the Next-Gen A4 and Q7

2013 Audi A4

It's being reported that Audi has pushed back the release of the next-generation Audi A4 and Q7. The new A4 is now being delayed until the summer of 2015, while a release date for the next Q7 hasn't been confirmed. Both models are being delayed to make last minute styling changes.

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February 19, 2014

2015 Audi TT Sketches Hit the Web Ahead of its Geneva Debut

2015 Audi TT Sketch

Sketches of the all-new 2015 Audi TT have starting circulating the internet ahead of its debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Audi previewed the 2015 TT with the Allroad Shooting Brake concept last month at the Detroit Auto Show and from these sketches we can tell that the TT will look pretty close to the concept, sans the roofline.

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February 18, 2014

2015 Audi S3 Cabriolet Unveiled Ahead of its Geneva Debut

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Audi has unveiled the 2015 Audi S3 Cabriolet, which is the hotter version of the new A3 Cabriolet. The S3 Cabriolet combines everything we love about the 296-hp S3 sedan, but with the drop top fun of the A3 Cabriolet.

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2015 Audi S3 to Start at $41,100?

2015 Audi S3

Audi has yet to release the pricing for the 2015 Audi S3, but a leaked document claims that it will start at $41,100, while the S3 Prestige model will start at $47,000. With almost 300 horsepower under the hood and all-wheel-drive $41k isn't bad for Audi's new baby sedan.

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February 17, 2014

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco Gets a Facelift for Geneva

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Volkswagen is giving the 2015 VW Scirocco a facelift and it's going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Forty years after the first Scirocco debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in 1974, the 2015 Scirocco is going to get styling updates and a new range of engines.

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February 12, 2014

2016 Audi A5: Will Feature Evolutionary Re-Design and Goes on a Diet

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With increasing competition from models like the 2014 BMW 4-Series and 2015 Lexus RC, Audi knows that it needs to update the A5 Coupe and Convertible. Later this year Audi is going to unveil the new 2016 Audi A5 Coupe and Convertible before they show up in showrooms early next year.

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February 11, 2014

2015 Audi S1 Quattro Leaked Ahead of its Debut Tomorrow

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The first photo of the 2015 Audi S1 Quattro has leaked online ahead of its official debut tomorrow. Last week Audi teased the S1 Quattro and now we have the first photo of the S1 Quattro, which is going to debut next month in Geneva.

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February 10, 2014

Refreshed 2015 Volkswagen Jetta to Debut in New York

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The current Volkswagen Jetta is getting a bit long in the tooth, so VW is going to give the 2015 Jetta a facelift. The brand has confirmed that the updated 2015 Jetta will be unveiled at the New York Auto Show in April.

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February 7, 2014

Volkswagen Enters the 2014 Rallycross Season With the 560-HP GRC Beetle

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Volkswagen has announced that it is partnering with Andretti Autosport to form the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team, running two cars in the series for drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed. Initially the team will compete with two modified Polo rally cars, but later in the season the GRC Beetle will compete.

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February 5, 2014

VW Taigun Concept Gets Closer to Production in New Delhi

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VW has unveiled an updated version of the Taigun concept at the New Delhi Motor Show. This time the Taigun concept receives updates from the original that debuted back in 2012 and is now more production ready than before.

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February 3, 2014

2017 Audi Q8 e-tron Has its Eyes Set on the Tesla Model X

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Audi is reportedly working on an all-electric version of its upcoming Q8 SUV, which will go head to head with the Tesla Model X SUV.

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January 30, 2014

VW Celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the Beetle in the U.S.

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This month Volkswagen is celebrating the 65th anniversary since the first VW Beetle arrived in the U.S. In January of 1949, a Volkswagen "Type 1," or Beetle, was shipped to New York City by Ben Pon, Sr., a Dutch businessman and the world's first official Volkswagen importer. That car--and another, subsequent Beetle-- found buyers the same year, marking the first time that Volkswagens were sold in the U.S.

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January 28, 2014

VW Releases its "Wings" Super Bowl Ad (Video)

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Volkswagen has released its 60-second commercial that is going to air during the second quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday. Volkswagen's "Wings" ad centers around VW's claim that it has the most vehicles on the road with over 100,000 miles.

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January 24, 2014

Audi is Working On an S3 Plus with 375 Horsepower

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Audi is reportedly working on an even more powerful version of the new 2015 A3 that will be more powerful than the 300-hp S3. Audi has yet to unveil the top dog RS3, but a new S3 Plus model is being developed that will slot in between the S3 and RS3 models.

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January 23, 2014

Volkswagen is Reportedly Working on a Hotter Golf R Evo

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It looks like Volkswagen is going to finally dial up the Golf's performance with the arrival of the more powerful GTI this summer and the 290-hp Golf R early next year. Now there are reports that VW is working on an even hotter version, called the Golf R Evo.

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January 22, 2014

2015 Audi TT Will Debut at The Geneva Motor Show in March

Audi Allroad Crossover Concept

The all-new 2015 Audi TT is reportedly going to debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show, according to Audi's technical chief Ulrich Hackenberg. Earlier this month Audi unveiled the Allroad Shooting Brake concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which is a preview of the next TT.

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2014 VW Beetle 1.8T Priced at $20,295

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The 2014 VW Beetle is getting a new 1.8L turbocharged engine that will replace the current 2.5L five-cylinder engine. VW has announced that the Beetle 1.8T will start at $20,295 when equipped with a five-speed manual transmission and $21,395 with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Beetle Convertible 1.8T is only available with an automatic transmission and starts at $25,170.

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January 17, 2014

2015 Audi A3: Audi Details the Pricing

2015 Audi A3

Audi has released a few more details about the pricing for the 2015 Audi A3 sedan, which starts at $29,900 for the A3 1.8 TFSI model and $32,900 for the 2.0L TFSI.

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January 15, 2014

Volkswagen Kicks Off Golf Production in Mexico

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Volkswagen has announced the start of production of the 2015 VW Golf at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. The plant already produces the coupe and cabriolet versions of the Volkswagen Beetle plus the Volkswagen Jetta, but this is the first time that production of the Golf has ever taken place in North America.

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January 13, 2014

Volkswagen CrossBlue Crossover Concept Confirmed For 2016 Launch

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Volkswagen has announced that the production version of the seven seater CrossBlue crossover concept will enter production in 2016. The CrossBlue crossover concept was unveiled at last year's Detroit Auto Show and according to sources the production version will look pretty close to the concept.

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Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept Packs a 408-HP Hybrid Plug-in Hybrid System

Audi Allroad Crossover Concept

Audi has unveiled its latest concept car, the Allroad Shooting Brake concept at the Detroit Auto Show. The Allroad Shooting Brake concept is a two door crossover, which is powered by a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Audi says that this is the first time that it has created a concept that combines the allroad and e-tron form languages. Measuring almost 14 feet long, 6 feet wide and almost 5 feet tall, the design of the Allroad Shooting Brake concept is also expected to be a preview of the design of the 2015 Audi TT.

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