Tag: Volkswagen

All-New 2021 VW Caddy: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

After a preview in February this year, the fifth-generation VW Caddy will launch in late November in select European markets as an estate (Kombi), family MPV, Cargo delivery van and California camper. To mark the occasion, the automaker has released a boatload of images that detail the diverse lineup, which for the first time is […]

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2021 VW Arteon Priced $1,000 Higher, Shooting Brake And R Models Denied U.S. Visas

Volkswagen facelifted the Arteon earlier this year and now the flagship model has reached U.S. shores. For the 2021 model year, the base Arteon SE has a starting MSRP of $36,995 (excluding a $1,195 destination and handling fee). That’s a $1,000 increase over the 2020 model and is justified by the styling and content updates […]

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U.S. Truckmaker Navistar International Accepts New Merger Offer From VW Group’s Traton

The Volkswagen Group finally looks set to take over U.S. truck and bus manufacturer Navistar International (formerly International Harvester) after the German giant improved the offer it made in September. VW’s truck and bus holding company, Traton SE, already holds a stake of 16.8 percent in Navistar. On October 14 it made an offer of […]

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CarScoops Reader Spots 2021 VW ID.4 Prototype Testing Malibu’s Charging Infrastructure

The Volkswagen ID.4 compact electric SUV will arrive Stateside in early 2021 in rear-wheel-drive, 1st Edition guise. Later on in the first quarter, the more affordable ID.4 Pro RWD will become available, followed by the ID.4 AWD Pro. With only a few months remaining until the first ID.4s reach VW’s U.S. dealerships, it’s no surprise […]

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Latin America’s 2022 VW Taos Has Different Engine, Infotainment System Than U.S. Model

The 2022 Volkswagen Taos had two world premieres yesterday, one in the United States and another one in Argentina. That’s because VW will sell two slightly different versions of the Taos compact SUV in the Americas. The one for Latin America will be made at the General Pacheco plant near Buenos Aires for the entire […]

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Is This The 2021 VW Polo Facelift Or A Mule For The All-New 2022 Skoda Fabia?

Despite the ever-growing popularity of crossovers and SUVs, the Volkswagen Polo remains one of the brand’s best-sellers in Europe. In 2019, it was Europe’s third best-selling model behind the VW Golf and Renault Clio. However, sales have been decreasing since 2018, the sixth-generation Polo’s first full year on the market. Back then, the subcompact hatchback […]

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Get A Better Look At The New VW Taos In South American Specification

Volkswagen continues teasing the upcoming Taos compact SUV, this time in South America. The automaker’s Brazilian and Argentinean subsidiaries have released three photos of the new Taos featuring a full-body camouflage in shades of Blue Jewel and Dark Shadow. The camouflage design was created by Jose Pavone, VW’s Head of Design for South America, to […]

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VW Brand’s Global Sales Boss Abruptly Replaced By Porsche Cars North America CEO

Volkswagen Group continues the reshuffling of its executives with a sudden move that sees VW brand sales and marketing boss Jürgen Stackmann replaced by Porsche Cars North America’s CEO, Klaus Zellmer. The move, effective September 15, 2020, is officially due to the fact that Jürgen Stackmann “will leave the Volkswagen Group”. His successor, Klaus Zellmer, […]

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VW’s Traton Makes $3.6 Billion Bid To Take Over Navistar International, U.S. Truckmaker Wants More

Back in January, Volkswagen Group’s truck and bus holding company Traton made a $2.9 billion bid to acquire all of the remaining shares in U.S. truckmaker Navistar International Corp, formerly known as International Harvester Company. At the time, Traton offered $35 per share, which was a 19-percent premium over Navistar’s 90-day volume weighted average price. […]

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