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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Skoda unveils Volkswagen Up!-based Citigo
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    This is the all-new Skoda Citigo, and if you're thinking that it looks rather familiar, that's because its Volkswagen-badged kin recently debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. That's right, the long-rumored Skoda version of Volkswagen's new Up! city car has finally arrived. Buyers will have a choice of two 1.0-liter three-cylinder engines – one ...

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    Volkswagen raises a variety of Up! concepts [w/video]
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    After years of previews and teases, Volkswagen is eager to show off its new Up! range. To do that, the automaker didn't bring just one version of the compact to the Frankfurt Motor Show – it brought six. The Up! platform is clearly a versatile one, and all six Up! concepts on display attest to that fact. Volkswagen has an Up! for people who enjoy a ...

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    Volkswagen on the rise with a variety of Up! concepts [w/video]
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    Volkswagen is eager to show off its new Up! range, so the automaker didn't bring one version of the compact to the Frankfurt Motor Show – it brought six. The Up! platform is clearly a versatile one, and all six Up! concepts on display attest to that fact. Volkswagen has an Up! for people who enjoy a day spent sailing on the water to those who prefer ...

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    2012 Volkswagen Up! finally ready for production
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    The 2012 Volkswagen Up! production model is finally here. To be made available in several flavors, the go-to vanilla offering is remarkable as much for its meandering gestation as it is for its price: €9,850 for the Move Up! "convenience-oriented model" (about $13,500 U.S., including Germany's costly Value Added Tax). That model will have the ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    2012 Volkswagen Up! finally ready for production
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    The 2012 Volkswagen Up! production model is finally here. To be made available in several flavors, the go-to vanilla offering is remarkable as much for its meandering gestation as it is for its price: €9,850 for the Move Up! "convenience-oriented model" (about $13,500 USD, including Germany's costly Value Added Tax). That model will have the ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Volkswagen Up! goes on sale this December in Europe at $13,500 (U.S.)
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    Even smaller than the Volkswagen Polo, the three-door Up! is the first of what VW says will be a wide range of pint-sized, fuel-efficient vehicles sold under the VW umbrella. Three trim levels will be available when the Up! goes on sale in Europe this December: the Take Up!, the mid-level Move Up! and the top-spec High Up!. The most basic version, the ...

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    Rendered Speculation: VW Up! GTI
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    Volkswagen recently revealed the production version of its dimunitive Up! ahead of its Frankfurt Motor Show reveal, and the Internet is already buzzing with probable varieties of the stylish subcompact. PS-Garage.com designer Seljakboy (A.K.A. Ivan Martinović) turned in his own interpretation of a hotted-up version, the Up! GTI. First impressions? We ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Rendered Speculation: VW Up! GTI
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    Volkswagen recently revealed the production version of its dimunitive Up! ahead of its Frankfurt Motor Show reveal, and the Internet is already buzzing with probable varieties of the stylish subcompact. PS-Garage.com designer Seljakboy (A.K.A. Ivan Martinović) turned in his own interpretation of a hotted-up version, the Up! GTI. First impressions? We ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Volkswagen unveils production Up! ahead of Frankfurt debut
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    Transport an original Beetle driver to the present-day from the 1960s, and it's unlikely that the time-traveler would ever recognize a Touareg or a Phaeton as a Volkswagen. The opposite might be true of the tiny new Up!, the production version of which has just been revealed ahead of its formal debut in Frankfurt next month. The evolution of the car you ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Volkswagen unveils production Up! ahead of Frankfurt debut
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    Transport an original Beetle driver to the present-day from the 1960s, and it's unlikely that the time-traveler would ever recognize a Touareg or a Phaeton as a Volkswagen. The opposite might be true of the tiny new Up!, the production version of which has just been revealed ahead of its formal debut in Frankfurt next month. The evolution of the car you ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Volkswagen wants to lift you Up! ahead of Frankfurt debut
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    Volkswagen is nearly ready to reveal the production version of its forthcoming Up! ultra-compact. We're hearing rumors that the diminutive cruiser is slated to meet the world towards the end of August, in Paris. After that, VW will bring the car to the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show for a proper press introduction. The German automaker is looking to prime the ...

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    Report: VW developing 79 mpg Up! Blue-e-motion
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    When Volkswagen unveiled its one-liter vehicle, the Formula XL1, at the Qatar Motor Show, we wondered whether a production car based on the wedged-shaped concept would actually surface. As it turns out, launching a limited-series XL1 is part of VW's plan. But there's more. According to a report from Autocar, VW is putting the finishing touches on an ...

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    Report: Skoda planning VW Up-based minicar?
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    According to Inside Line, Skoda is jumping into the minicar game with a little help from parent company Volkswagen. The Czech automaker is set to introduce a new model based on the same platform as the VW Up, with production gearing up toward the fall of 2011. The vehicle doesn't have a name as of yet, but according to the report, the pint-sized machine ...

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    Report: Audi won't be seeing the Up! side - but a Q1 could be in the cards
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    While some automakers – American ones especially – may be consolidating their product line-ups around the world, German automakers seem to be in a constant state of expansion. Audi is no exception, with no fewer than 37 model variants now and plans to reach 42 by 2015, according to Automotive News Europe. None of them, however, will be a ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Report: Audi won't be seeing the Up! side - but a Q1 could be in the cards
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    While some automakers – American ones especially – may be consolidating their product line-ups around the world, German automakers seem to be in a constant state of expansion. Audi is no exception, with no fewer, according to Automotive News Europe, than 37 model variants, set to further expand to 42 by 2015. That reportedly won't, however, ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Volkswagen crafts a London Black Taxi for the future
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    Volkswagen is putting it's own unique spin on a London icon. The VW London Taxi Concept, which is built upon the Up! city car platform, is an electric cab with an estimated range of 186 miles. Though the overall length of 3,730 millimeters means the Taxi concept is shorter than a VW Fox, its minimal front and rear overhang allow for plenty of room to ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Volkswagen crafts a London Black Taxi for the future
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    Volkswagen is putting it's own unique spin on a London icon. The VW London Taxi Concept, which is built upon the Up! city car platform, is an electric cab with an estimated range of 186 miles. Though the overall length of 3,730 millimeters means the Taxi concept is shorter than a VW Fox, its minimal front and rear overhang allow for plenty of room to ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Report: VW's 3-door Up! expected to be priced around $14,000
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    Volkswagen's deliciously adorable three-door Up! minicar is scheduled to hit the stage, in its production form, at the Frankfurt Motor Show next September. Deliveries of the not-for-U.S. gasoline and diesel Up! models are pegged to get underway in late 2011. Automotive News (sub. req.) now reports that the first variant to be offered, a four-seat, ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Production Volkswagen Up! headed to Frankfurt Auto Show
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    The Volkswagen Up! has a show date, that being next year's Frankfurt Auto Show. The little shoe on wheels will have three doors outside, four seats inside, and three cylinders underhood. The car is also expected to go on sale in Europe next year, with deliveries to dealers "in late 2011" and a sticker price of around €10,000 ($14,000 U.S.). After ...

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    MISC 2012 Volkswagen Up!
    Volkswagen reconfirms EVs for 2013, next-generation vehicles to reduce weight
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    Speaking outside its Electronics Research Lab in Palo Alto, CA, Volkswagen chairman Dr. Martin Winterkorn reconfirmed the automaker's commitment to bring electric vehicles to market in 2013, beginning with the eGolf compact and eUp! city car. Drawing a faint parallel to the original Beetle, Winterkorn told the assembled media that "Volkswagen is working ...

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