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    Report: Volkswagen's Stefan Jacoby moving to Volvo in August

    According to a report out of Germany, President and CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America Stefan Jacoby is set to leave the automaker this August to take the top spot at Volvo. Jacoby, who has led VW's U.S. arm since 2007 and enjoyed a brief stint at Mitsubishi Motors Europe, is set to replace ...

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    Report: VW's Jacoby says brand will double U.S. sales in 2-3 years

    Volkswagen of America's President and CEO Stefan Jacoby is bullish on the future of the people's car company – so much so that he feels sales of his brand in the U.S. will double within the next few years. Automotive News reports that the German exec has estimated that sales will reach ...

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    REPORT: Diesel Beetle, electric Up! coming from Volkswagen

    Volkswagen Up! Lite concept - Click above for high-res gallery
    Volkswagen Group of America President, Stefan Jacoby, has confirmed that the next-gen New Beetle, due to hit North American as a 2012 model, will be offered with a clean diesel engine. The current New Beetle was last offered with a ...

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    New Tennessee-built VW Passat won't get the "Westmoreland" treatment

    While we were chatting with VW of America CEO Stefan Jacoby in Wolfsburg, Germany, the subject of its new 'Merican-built car came up. The so-called NMS or New Midsize Sedan will replace the Passat in the US VW lineup. This model will be unique to the North American market, which brought up a ...

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    New VW Beetle coming in two years, Scirocco still not in cards for U.S.

    Malibu Barbie VW New Beetle Convertible – click above for high-res gallery
    We're in Wolfsburg, Germany right now for the launch drive of the 2010 Volkswagen Golf and we've just returned from a presentation at the company's design center with Walter de Silva. We'll have more on de Silva's ...

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    VW's Jacoby outlines future U.S. product strategy, plans to take over the world

    Volkswagen's Stefan Jacoby has his sights set on turning the German company into the largest automaker in the world. Oh, and he also plans to turn a profit in the process. Perhaps someone should remind him how that's gone for Toyota and General Motors over the last few decades? Just like any ...

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    REPORT: VW CEO confirms Phaeton will return to America, doesn't say when

    Volkswagen Phaeton - Click above for high-res image gallery
    At least as far back as March 2007, we were reporting that Volkswagen might bring back their range-topping and bank-draining Phaeton sedan to the States. Back then, it was the company's CEO Martin Winterkorn predicting the car's return ...

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    REPORT: New VW mid-size sedan to start at $20,000, arrive in 2012

    As part of a far-reaching interview with Stefan Jacoby, Volkswagen's North American CEO, Automotive News has fleshed out some new details about the German automaker's forthcoming Chattanooga, Tennessee-built sedan, as well as the potential viability of the Polo subcompact in the States.In the main, ...

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    New York: Definite Maybe - VW Up! could be headed Stateside

    Volkswagen Up! Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here in New York, Volkswagen CEO Stefan Jacoby said the company might be shaking things "Up" again in the States. The on-again, off-again status of the Up! mini-car on these shores is apparently about to go on – again. ...

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    Volkswagen Phaeton: coming back to America?

    The facelifted Volkswagen Phaeton - click to view in high resolution "Mistake" is a word often used in association with the Volkswagen Phaeton. Some say it was a mistake to make it in the first place; some say that it was a further mistake to launch it in the American market. However, Volkswagen ...


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