Volkswagen to replace CC with ArteonMarch 6
VW's new premium sedan, the Arteon Gran Turismo, will replace the CC and slot above the Passat in the brand's global lineup. The VW Arteon will go on sale in mid-June in Germany, but it won't make it to the U.S. until next year as a 2019 model
VW prepares a blitz of trucks, EVs in North AmericaNov. 22, 2016
Volkswagen is going on the offensive in North America, challenging the likes of General Motors and Ford Motor Co. with a wave of new light trucks and battery-powered cars. VW's namesake marque will expand its range of SUVs, crossovers and sedans and start making electric autos in North America in 2021 in a bid to “evolve from a niche supplier” into a successful mainstream carmaker in the region.
VW aims to pump up core Passat model with GT conceptNov. 14, 2016
VW plans a sporty Passat midsize concept at the L.A. auto show this week to burnish the company's beefed-up focus on the U.S. market. VW says the Passat GT concept has more than 20 design changes from the standard Passat midsize sedan, including a suspension that's been lowered by 0.6 inches and unique grille, fascia and other accents.
VW concept EV targets range/price sweet spotOct. 3, 2016
AutoNews Now: Cool classics, concepts convergeAug. 19, 2016
VW weighs second EV platformMay 28, 2016
Volkswagen is examining whether its modular architecture for electric cars under development, dubbed MEB, is flexible enough for a top-of-the-line Phaeton, or whether a second groupwide platform is needed.
VW recalls 91,000 Passat sedans in U.S. to fix cable insulationApril 1, 2016
VW dealer chief sees no room for retrenchmentMarch 28, 2016
First Shift: After millennials, who's next?March 16, 2016
VW halts production at Passat, gearbox plants in GermanyJan. 30, 2016
In playful rivalry, Dodge pokes fun at Volkswagen PassatAug. 8, 2015
Dodge has been throwing playful darts at Volkswagen for nearly two years in Charger ads that use the Passat as a target of punchlines. Dodge insists it has no sinister intentions in the commercials. Automotive News Staff Reporter Vince Bond Jr. spoke with Randy Ortiz, head of Dodge and SRT brand advertising, about Dodge's rivalry with VW.
Volkswagen TDI owners sound off on TwitterSept. 21, 2015
Jilted owners of Volkswagen TDI vehicles are voicing their displeasure on Twitter after news broke that the automaker used special software to manipulate emissions results for its "clean diesel" lineup going back to 2009.