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JAY RAMEY

BLOG: VW says the Golf will be first car to offer gesture controls

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2015

The updated Volkswagen Golf, due in 2016, will add gesture controls to its "Star Trek"-style touch screens. VW presented the new in-car technology in the Golf R Touch concept at CES Asia in Shanghai....
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JAY RAMEY

BLOG: VW preps gesture controls for Golf

11:00 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2015

The updated Volkswagen Golf, due in 2016, will add gesture controls to its "Star Trek"-style touch screens. VW presented the new in-car technology in the Golf R Touch concept last week at CES Asia in Shanghai....
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Beyond SUVs, VW weighs van, Golf pocket rocket for U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2015

VW development chief Hans-Jakob Neusser said VW is close to deciding whether to produce the Golf R400 concept shown at the Beijing auto show in April. The pocket rocket is capable of 395 hp and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in under four seconds....
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Volkswagen mulls VW van, high-performance Golf for U.S.

11:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2015

Volkswagen has more than just an SUV offensive up its sleeve as the company considers adding -- and deleting -- some models in its U.S. lineup. VW executives indicate that a new VW van and high-performance Golf hatchback may make their way stateside....
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VOLKSWAGEN

Waiting for the updated Passat

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

After 18 straight months of lower sales in the U.S., VW began to turn the corner with gains in October and November....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Handicapping the finalists for North American Car, Truck of Year

11:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2014

Automakers love winning awards for best in show. Most would dispatch an executive to Nome, Alaska, in February to pick up some shiny hardware for the company’s trophy case....
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Autoweek names Volkswagen Golf GTI and GMC Canyon as 2015 Best of the Best

7:50 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2014

Autoweek, the auto enthusiast sister publication of Automotive News, today named the Volkswagen Golf GTI and GMC Canyon truck as its Best of the Best car and truck for 2015....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

VW says Golf GTE plug-in hybrid offers the 'best of both worlds'

Dec. 15, 2014 06:30 CET

Volkswagen says its Golf GTE plug-in hybrid offers eco-friendly buyers the “best of both worlds” -- a compact hatchback that can be driven up to 50km using electric power or up to 940km with additional power from its gasoline engine....
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VW to bring Golf Alltrack to U.S. in 2016 to take on Subaru

3:22 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

VW has decided to offer the Golf SportWagen with 4Motion all-wheel drive in the United States starting in 2016, both as a pure wagon and as a crossover-styled variant called the Alltrack....
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VW embraces hydrogen with Golf SportWagen HyMotion

5:23 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Volkswagen is next in line to join the hydrogen party at the Los Angeles Auto Show with a concept version of its new Golf SportWagen compact powered by a fuel cell electric drivetrain....
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VW Golf R wagon -- a first -- packs 296 hp

10:57 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2014

Volkswagen is introducing a wagon variant of its tuned-up Golf R compact this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show....
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Fiat, VW must face lawsuit over fuel figures, group says

Sept. 23, 2014 15:35 CET

An Italian consumer group is inviting car buyers to join a lawsuit against Fiat and VW over allegations that two of the automakers' vehicles were between 18 percent and 50 percent less fuel efficient than stated by the companies....
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Golf takes zany ride in VW native advertising

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 20, 2014

This month's advertising launch for VW's redesigned 2015 Golf puts the car at the center of a zany online video on Funny or Die. The three-minute video is a piece of so-called native advertising, a hot new format in marketing circles in which publishers host content that looks like their own but actually comes from advertisers....
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Report: New look for the 8th-gen Volkswagen Golf

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2014

The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf due in 2017 will be lower, wider and look much different from the current hatchback, German magazine Auto Motor und Sport reported....
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VW will launch new Golf in 2017, report says

Aug. 25, 2014 06:01 CET

Volkswagen plans to launch the eighth generation of its best-selling Golf hatchback in 2017, five years after launching the current model, a German magazine reported....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Ford Fiesta, VW Polo make big moves in Web world

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2014

The Ford Fiesta and VW Polo were big Web winners during the second quarter. Other stars were the Land Rover Discovery, BMW X6 and Toyota Yaris, according to study....
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2014 MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS

VW touts new MQB architecture on Golf hatchback

11:46 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

Volkswagen, hoping to boost sales of the new Golf hatchback in the United States, today touted the vehicle's MQB architecture....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

The 'better Golf'

July 21, 2014 08:09 CET

Volkswagen says the Golf Sportsvan combines the agility of the classic Golf hatchback with the roominess, easier access and higher seating position of a minivan, leading some commentators to dub it “the better Golf.”...
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E-Golf marks VW's flexible product path

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 19, 2014

Volkswagen's e-Golf has all the makings of a "compliance car" -- a vehicle whose sole purpose is to satisfy clean-air regulations in California and other states mandating the sale of zero-emission vehicles....
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VW orders sales halt for Golf, GTI over steering flaw

11:24 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2014

Volkswagen has ordered dealers in the United States and Canada to not sell about 800 units of its new Golf and GTI hatchbacks because a mistake in assembly could cause steering problems....
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