Tag: VW

New Munich Motor Show Shaping Up To Be An Underwhelming Affair, Only Three VW Group Brands Will Appear

The coronavirus pandemic threw a wrench into the auto show calendar, but one of the biggest changes was the death of the Frankfurt Motor Show. The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) announced plans to move the show to Munich, following the expiration of their contract with Messe Frankfurt. The show is still slated […]

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VW Considers Charging Over $8 An Hour For Level 4 Autonomous Driving Tech

GM charges a subscription for their Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system and it appears Volkswagen will follow suit. In an interview with Top Gear, Volkswagen’s sales and marketing boss suggested the future could see the automaker fully equipping vehicles and then charging owners to activate and use certain features. In effect, it’s similar to how […]

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Can The VW Golf R Hold Its Ground Against The Cheaper Toyota GR Yaris by Litchfield?

The new VW Golf R has been generally praised for its dynamic abilities, continuing the tradition of the best overall package set by its predecessor. The fastest member of the Golf family is using a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 315 HP, bolted exclusively to a seven-speed DSG transmission and an all-wheel-drive system. Add the […]

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SEC Officially Investigating VW Over Its ‘Voltswagen’ Stunt

<!––> <!––> The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched an investigation over Volkswagen North America’s April Fool’s Day prank of changing its name to ‘Voltswagen.’ A report from German publication Der Spiegel claims that the SEC is investigating the car manufacturer to determine if the Voltswagen “joke” influenced the brand’s stock price. Whatever the […]

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VW Drops New T-Sport20 Design Kit For The Transporter 6.1, Because All Vans Need Spoilers

Volkswagen and ABT Sportsline have partnered up to launch a design bundle for the Transporter 6.1. Available from the official Volkswagen Van Centers, they give a sportier look to the van and can be added to both normal and long wheelbase versions of the Highline. Pricing starts at £1,400.55 in the United Kingdom, which equals […]

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