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June 30, 2015

VW: Renewable Diesel Performance Matches Traditional Diesel

Renewable diesel can offer the same performance of traditional crude-based diesel, Volkswagen has determined after running two TDI cars for 134,000 miles of testing.

June 11, 2015

VW Introduces California Camper Van in Germany

Volkswagen has introduced its new California camper, based on the recently introduced sixth-generation Transporter.

June 10, 2015

Faulty Labels Prompt Volkswagen Tiguan Recall

Dealers need to provide labels with accurate tire pressure, weight and loading information in nearly 3,000 vehicles in the 2015 model year.

May 20, 2015

VW, Audi 2016-MY Fleet Preview

Volkswagen and Audi hosted their 2016-MY fleet preview at the Porsche headquarters in Atlanta from May 18-20. Fleet managers had a chance to preview new models, and test them in training areas set up to test handling, wet surface driving and maneuverability on a cone course. Photos by Paul Clinton.

May 8, 2015

Volkswagen Integrates Divisions in Commercial Vehicles Unit

Volkswagen AG said it will create an integrated commercial vehicles unit by transferring the shares held in Scania AB to Truck & Bus GmbH.

May 6, 2015

VW Adds Connected-Car Feature for Apple Watch Owners

Volkswagen is introducing the Car-Net platform that will allow Apple Watch users to control vehicle features and functions from their wrists.

April 27, 2015

Volkswagen Recalls Golf, Audi A3 for Fuel Pump

The 2015 model-year vehicles are at risk for engine failure because of a fuel pump problem.

April 23, 2015

Audi Q3 Recalled for Sunroof

The recall, which affects 3,646 sedans in the 2015 model year, will allow dealers to update the sunroof control module to eliminate an injury risk.

April 16, 2015

Volkswagen Recalls Routan for Ignition Switch

The switches are at risk for unexpectedly moving out of position and disabling safety systems in the event of a crash.

March 24, 2015

VW Reveals Concept for Sixth-Generation Transporter

Ahead of its official world premiere on April 15, 2015, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has revealed a sketch of the sixth-generation Transporter.

March 19, 2015

VW Considering Vans, Trucks for U.S. Market

Volkswagen is considering selling a European-style van and possibly a pickup truck in the U.S. market, a commercial vehicle executive said in Germany on Wednesday.

March 17, 2015

VW, German Bank May Sell LeasePlan to Investors

Volkswagen AG and a German bank are closing in on a potential deal to sell LeasePlan Corp. to a London-based private equity firm in an agreement that would mark the second sale of a leading fleet management company in less than a year.

March 13, 2015

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

The e-Golf drives and handles exactly like its gasoline and diesel cousins — meaning smoothly and efficiently with the kind of get up and go that modern drivers expect and the handling and solidness that fleets need.

March 13, 2015

Driving the Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen's 2015 e-Golf breaks the ice as the automaker's first battery-electric vehicle available in the U.S., and provides an EPA-rated driving range of 83 miles. View photos here. Read our driving impressions here.

March 13, 2015

Volkswagen's 2015 e-Golf

Volkswagen's 2015 e-Golf is the automaker's first battery-electric vehicle available in the U.S. market. The e-Golf can operate in three modes with four regenerative braking settings. It provides an EPA-rated range of 83 miles. Read our driving impressions here. Watch a video here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

March 9, 2015

VW Expands Mexico Plant for Three-Row Tiguan

Volkswagen de México will invest $1 billion to expand its assembly plant in Puebla to produce a three-row version of the Tiguan compact SUV that will be launched in 2017.

March 6, 2015

VW Adds Passat Limited Edition Above Base Trim

Volkswagen's Passat mid-sized sedan gets new value-oriented trim level for 2015 with the Limited Edition model to replace the Wolfsburg and SE models, the automaker announced.

March 5, 2015

VW e-Golf Price Falls With New Base Trim Model

Volkswagen has reduced the price of its 2015 e-Golf compact EV by more than $2,000 by introducing a new base trim model called the Limited Edition, the automaker has announced.

February 25, 2015

Volkswagen Begins Tenn. Plan Expansion for SUV

Volkswagen has begun expanding its Chattanooga, Tenn., manufacturing plant as it prepares to begin building a new mid-size SUV for the U.S. market.

February 10, 2015

VW Invests $10 Million in EV Charging

Volkswagen plans to commit $10 million to support electric vehicle infrastructure by 2016, according to Jörg Sommer, vice president, product marketing and strategy, Volkswagen of America.


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