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August 27, 2015

Video: Crash Prevention Tech Gains Influence

The growing availability of forward collision warning and automatic braking systems is changing how vehicles are judged for safety.

August 24, 2015

VW India Marks Record With Shipment to Mexico

Volkswagen India has shipped its 1,00,000th car built for Mexico. The Volkswagen India in Chakan, Pune, production facility achieved this milestone in less than two years.

August 14, 2015

Volkswagen Recall Tied to Air Bag Connection

The 420,000-vehicle recall addresses a potential electrical connection problem that can prevent the driver’s front air bag from deploying.  

August 12, 2015

VW Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Scores

The 2016 Golf 4-door, Golf Sport Wagen, Golf GTI 4-door and Jetta models are all 2015 Top Safety Pick+ award winners.

August 7, 2015

VW Launches Entry-Level e-Golf SE

Volkswagen will offer its entry-level e-Golf SE battery-electric vehicle for the 2016 model-year, with a starting price of $29,815 (including $820 destination charge), the automaker announced.

August 6, 2015

VW Reduces SUV Prices, Kills Hybrid Touareg

Volkswagen has lowered the price for its Tiguan compact SUV and Touareg mid-size SUV for the 2016 model year by $1,400 and $2,000 respectively, the automaker has announced.

August 5, 2015

Volkswagen Adds New 1.4T Engine to 2016 Jetta

Volkswagen is adding its new turbo-charged, direct-injected turbo four into the 2016 Jetta to improve fuel economy with a smaller package, the automaker has announced.

July 30, 2015

Volkswagen Adds New Infotainment System for 2016-MY

Volkswagen will introduce its new MIB II infotainment system that integrates smartphone user interfaces on most of its 2016 model-year vehicles, the automaker has announced.

July 29, 2015

Volkswagen Adds Collision Avoidance for 2016

The automaker is making such features as forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking available for the compact sedan and compact hatchback classes.

July 28, 2015

Audi SQ5 SUVs Recalled for Power Steering

In 5,625 vehicles, the electric power steering assist system is at risk for suddenly shutting down during cold weather.

July 22, 2015

Volkswagen Manufactures 500,000th Passat

Volkswagen Chattanooga has achieved a significant production milestone with the completion of its 500,000th Passat.

July 22, 2015

Strategic Vision Releases Total Quality Index

Strategic Vision's 20th annual Total Quality Index (TQI), which assesses overall ownership experience, ranks OEMs FCA, Volkswagen and General Motors as the top three in corporate total quality.

July 21, 2015

Volkswagen Announces 2016-MY Fleet Incentives

Volkswagen is offering fleet incentives on 16 car and SUV nameplates for the 2016 model year.

July 21, 2015

VW Developing Automated EV Parking and Charging

Volkswagen said it aspires to hold the leading position in the field of automated parking.

July 17, 2015

2015 Golf SportWagen TDI

Volkswagen's 2015 Golf SportWagen TDI is a powerhouse highway miler with enough comfort features for fleet drivers delivering lab samples or other low-profile cargo.

July 17, 2015

VW's 2015 Golf SportWagen TDI

Volkswagen's Golf SportWagen replaced the Jetta SportWagen for the 2015-MY, as VW moved it to the MQB-based platform used to underpin the 2015 Golf. Fleets that deployed the Jetta SportWagen TDI are shifting to this vehicle, which offers a passenger-car driving feel, impressive range, and enough cargo space for lab samples or other lower profile payloads. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

July 8, 2015

Video: Fuel Economy Tips for Drivers

Wayne Gerdes, and expert hypermiler, gives several driving tips to achieve higher mpg. Gerdes set a world record with more than 81 mpg in a 2015 Golf TDI. Video courtesy of VW.

July 8, 2015

VW Golf TDI Sets Record of 81 MPG

Volkswagen's 2015 Golf TDI clean-diesel compact car reached 81.17 mpg on a trip across 48 states on its way to setting a Guinness World Records achievement for non-hybrid fuel economy.

June 30, 2015

Renschler Named Chairman at Scania

Andreas Renschler, the former head of commercial trucks for Daimler who went to work heading up Volkswagen's commercial truck operations earlier this year, has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of Scania.

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.


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