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BMW i3 makes massive media gains

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2013
The BMW i3 is a big Web winner. The electric car's Frankfurt auto show debut led to huge increases in coverage via online news stories, Twitter posts and blog mentions.... Read More »

 

Tesla Model S is the hot ticket in Norway

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
Tesla Motors' electric Model S became the top-selling car in Norway last month, and drivers even paid a premium to buy the sports car secondhand to avoid having to wait five months for a new one, dealers said.... Read More »

 

Tesla's Model S overtakes VW Golf as Norway's best-selling car

Oct. 8, 2013 15:37 CET
The Tesla Model S became the top-selling car in Norway last month, pushing the VW Golf into second place. Electric cars are popular in Norway because of generous subsidies.... Read More »

 

Volkswagen will invest $236 million in Brazil auto plant

Oct. 4, 2013 10:29 CET
Volkswagen plans to invest $235 million to build the latest Golf in Brazil.... Read More »

 

VW opens new 300,000-unit plant in China to make Golf

Sept. 25, 2013 08:34 CET
VW Group opened a new factory today in southern China to build the Golf. The plant has an initial capacity to make 300,000 units a year, a number that VW says will double in the mid-term.... Read More »

 

Volkswagen opens China factory with 300,000 unit annual capacity

2:34 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2013
Volkswagen opened a new factory today in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong as part of a $13.2 billion investment in the country.... Read More »

 

VW aims Golf Plus successor at young families

Sept. 20, 2013 06:01 CET
VW says its Golf Plus successor will be bigger to appeal more to young families. VW showed its plans for the model with the Sportsvan concept.... Read More »

 

Audi resumes Brazil car output in expansion bid to beat BMW

Sept. 17, 2013 17:00 CET
Audi will build the A3 sedan and the Q3 SUV in Brazil starting next year to strengthen its position in Latin America.... Read More »

 

Top-of-the-line Golf pushes 300 hp

Sept. 6, 2013 06:01 CET
Volkswagen has taken the Golf R hatchback in a more aggressive styling direction, according to photos and details released before its debut at the Frankfurt auto show.... Read More »

 

Volkswagen examines water leakage problem in new Golf

Sept. 5, 2013 15:18 CET
Volkswagen says it is looking into the causes of water leakage in its new Golf, a problem which a German magazine report suggested could affect 300,000 group vehicles.... Read More »

 

Top-of-the-line Golf pushes 300 hp

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Volkswagen has taken the Golf R hatchback in a more aggressive styling direction, according to photos and details released before its debut at the Frankfurt auto show.... Read More »

 

VW builds 10 millionth car in Mexico

Aug. 20, 2013 06:01 CET
Volkswagen built its 10 millionth car in Mexico this month. It was a Beetle.... Read More »

 

Volkswagen builds 10 millionth car in Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
Volkswagen built its 10 millionth car in Mexico this month. It was a Beetle.... Read More »

 

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VW bets big on CNG

Aug. 14, 2013 06:01 CET
VW Group is hoping its new TGI engine will match the success of its TDI powerplants. The automaker will use TGI on its new bi-fuel models that can run on both compressed natural gas and gasoline, starting with a variant of the VW Golf.... Read More »

 

VW brand sales rise 0.5% in June

July 9, 2013 12:53 CET
Volkswagen Group said global deliveries of its core brand edged up 0.5 percent in June to 501,000 cars, spurred by deliveries of the new Golf hatchback and continued sales growth in China.... Read More »

 

VW plans to offer Golf GTD performance diesel in U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2013
Volkswagen plans to broaden its diesel lineup in 2015 with the Golf GTD, the brand's first performance-oriented diesel car for the United States. The GTD, available as a two- and four-door hatchback, borrows the sports suspension from the gasoline-powered Golf GTI. It is powered by a 2.0-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder rated at 184 hp and 280 pounds-feet of torque.... Read More »

 

Volkswagen ponders extra Golf production for holidays

June 24, 2013 14:34 CET
Volkswagen is looking for volunteers among its work force in Wolfsburg to build its Golf hatchback during next month's three-week plant holiday to keep up with customer orders... Read More »

 

VW brand bears brunt of Europe slump as Q1 profit halves

April 29, 2013 11:49 CET
First-quarter profit at Volkswagen Group's core brand almost halved as automakers in Europe battle the region's protracted slump in demand with deeper discounts.... Read More »

 

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