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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Audi has unveiled the 2017 TT RS Coupe and Roadster at the Beijing Motor Show, which are both powered by a 400-hp turbocharged five-cylinder engine.
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VW is close to introducing its new three-row full size SUV and it's giving the world a preview of the new SUV with the T-Prime Concept GTE that is debuting this week at the Beijing Motor Show.
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VW has released a few teaser photos of its new SUV concept that is going to debut this month at the Beijing Motor Show. VW calls the concept a "high-tech" SUV concept with its 376-hp hybrid powertrain and digital interior.
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Audi has unveiled the updated 2017 A3 lineup. It's immediately obvious that the A3 models restyled face looks closer to the new A4. Audi has also updated the interior and even updated the engine lineup.
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Audi has chosen this week's New York Auto Show to be the location for the world debut of the 2017 R8 Spyder. The R8 Spyder is powered by the same naturally-aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine and seven-speed S-tronic dual-clutch transmission as the R8 V10 coupe, but its open-top driving experience will be even more fun.
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VW has unveiled the US-spec version of the all-wheel drive Golf Alltrack, which is going to debut this week at the New York Auto Show, ahead of its arrival this fall.
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40 years after the launch of the first Golf GTI, Volkswagen has unveiled a racing version - the Golf GTI TCR. With 330 horsepower and a chassis that is about 40 centimeters wider than the production Golf, the Golf GTI TCR is ready for the race track.
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Audi has unveiled the new SQ7 TDI, which is the first S model for the Q7 model. The big news is that the SQ7 will be the most powerful diesel SUV on the market.
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Audi continues to expand its crossover lineup and now it's adding a new smaller crossover - the Q2. Besides its small footprint, you'll also notice that the Q2's exterior looks a bit different than the rest of Audi's crossovers, which Audi hopes will give it a more independent character.
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Just about every automaker has recently introduced or is working on a new small crossover and that list now includes Volkswagen. VW is previewing its upcoming compact crossover with the T-Cross Breeze concept that is debuting this week at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.
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The Volkswagen Phaeton may have failed in the U.S., but that doesn't mean that other markets won't buy a large VW luxury sedan. VW has unveiled the new Phideon, which is VW's new large luxury sedan that will replace the Phaeton in China.
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Volkswagen is bringing a new compact SUV concept to the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. VW has released this teaser photo of the new SUV concept, which is a preview of a new compact SUV that VW is planning on adding to its lineup.
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Audi has unveiled yet another model that won't be offered in the United States - the RS Q3 Performance. The new "Performance" version adds more power, an upgraded suspension and a few new styling bits to the RS Q3, which also isn't offered here.
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At last month's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), VW unveiled the electric Budd-e concept that revived hopes of a new Microbus. Now a new report claims that the concept has been given the green light.
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Audi has released the pricing for the all-new 2017 R8, which is now holds the title of the "the fastest and most powerful Audi production model ever." Pricing for the R8 V10 starts at $164,150, while the R8 V10 Plus will set you back $191,150 after the $1,250 destination fees are applied.
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Last week, VW unveiled the fully-electric Budd-e concept at the Consumer Electronics Show and now VW is continuing with the electrified theme at this week's Detroit Auto Show. VW has unveiled the Tiguan GTE Active concept, which is a plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation Tiguan.
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As expected VW has unveiled a new electric concept that could preview a new Microbus. Dubbed the Budd-e concept, the electric concept features a 101 kWh battery pack that gives it a driving range up to 373 miles on a single charge.
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