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German car industry rocked by vote rigging in auto prize

Jan. 21, 2014 10:44 CET
Germany's auto industry has been rocked by revelations that the country's ADAC car club falsified the results of its annual "Yellow Angel" car award....
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Concept may hint at VW's strategy to boost fleet mpg

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
A new Passat-based concept from Volkswagen AG that claims a best-in-class 42 mpg on the highway may offer a preview of how VW plans to meet tightening U.S. fuel-economy standards....
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Golf demand helps boost VW-brand sales 3% in 2013

Jan. 10, 2014 12:47 CET
Volkswagen said global sales of its core brand rose 3 percent in 2013, helped by demand for the Golf hatchback and strong sales in China....
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JAKE LINGEMAN

Hottest Golf R ever revs up for Motor City debut

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2014
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R will debut at the Detroit auto show with more power, a new 4Motion system and better gas mileage....
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Golf demand helps boost VW-brand sales 3% in Nov.

Dec. 10, 2013 12:17 CET
VW Group said global sales of its core brand rose 3 percent in November, powered by demand for the seventh-generation Golf hatchback....
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Sources: Lichte to replace Egger at Audi

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Audi chief designer Wolfgang Egger will move to the Italian design house Italdesign Giugiaro, sources told Automotive News. He will be replaced by senior Volkswagen designer Marc Lichte, according to the sources....
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Strained N.A. plants expected to approach record output

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2013
Can North America's stressed-out assembly plants handle near record production? We're about to find out....
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VW goes on the defensive as sales plunge

2:04 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2013
Despite the tailwinds of a strengthening economy and auto market, Volkswagen Group of America had its roughest sales month of the year in October, as an 11 percent sales gain for Audi failed to offset the VW brand's 18 percent drop....
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Nissan Leaf tops Norway Oct. car sales, beats Toyota Auris, VW Golf

Nov. 1, 2013 18:56 CET
The Nissan Leaf was Norway's top-selling car in October for the first time, extending a streak of success for electric vehicles after Tesla Motor's Model S led September sales, official statistics showed....
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Audi's next TT

Oct. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
Photographers have caught their first glimpses of Audi's third-generation TT coupe, expected to go on sale in Europe in the second half of 2014 and in the United States the next year....
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Nissan, Renault go modular: Big savings, tough problems

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
TOKYO -- The redesigned Nissan Rogue crossover scheduled to arrive in showrooms next month is a watershed vehicle for Nissan Motor Co., the first product of a new modular development strategy that aims to slash costs....
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Audi's next TT

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
Photographers have caught their first glimpses of Audi's third-generation TT coupe, expected to go on sale in Europe in the second half of 2014 and in the United States the next year....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

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....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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