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    Official: Volkswagen reveals production five-door Up!
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    Volkswagen has unveiled the new production model five-door Up! after patent drawings of the vehicle made their way to the web. The newest member to the Volkswagen small-car line is expected to land on dealer lots in Germany by early March, with availability opening up to the rest of Europe by ...

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    Volkswagen Up! five-door hits the patent office
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    Images of a five-door version of the Volkswagen Up! have surfaced courtesy of a European patent office. The German automaker confirmed a five-door version of the pint-sized vehicle was headed to market, and Volkswagen even went so far as to show off the Cross Up! Concept at the Frankfurt Motor ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Volkswagen Up! [w/video]
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    VW Finally Rediscovers Its (Very) Small Car Roots Big old Volkswagen is back to thinking small, and it's finally doing it right. After a frankly awful attempt at supplying the rest of the world with cheap tin boxes by the name of Fox and an only modestly successful run with the Lupo, company ...

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    Official: Volkswagen concept injects Up! with a shot of GT
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    As small as the car is itself, Volkswagen wanted to ensure its Up! city car would make a big impact when it lifted the veil on the production model at the Frankfurt Motor Show. So along with the basic three-door hatch, the German automaker also brought out a series of concept cars that gave us a ...

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    How many people can you fit in a Volkswagen... Up!?
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    How many people can you fit in a Volkswagen? It's a question that's been around nearly as long as the automaker itself, and usually applies to the Beetle. Back in the 1950s in Australia, 17 people fit into the original. In 2010, a group in Kentucky set the record with 20. Twenty-seven is the most ...

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    Official: Seat is all grown Up! with a Mii of its own [w/video]
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    After a seemingly endless stream of Up! concept cars rolled out by Volkswagen over the past few years, the production version is finally upon us. But don't think for even a second that this is the end. No, it's just the beginning, with numerous Up-based models to follow, and not all of them will ...

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    Official: Volkswagen confirms five-door Up! on its way
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    For this year's Frankfurt Motor Show, Volkswagen was bent on making a splash with the production version of its long-anticipated Up! city car. But at an expo packed with countless exciting supercars on display, a humble vehicle like the Up! could easily have been overshadowed. So VW didn't just ...

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    Report: Is Seat getting its own version of the VW Up?
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    Could this be Seat's version of the Volkswagen Up!? Skoda recently showed off its take on the Up! runabout, the Citigo, and it's plausible that VW wants to make the biggest statement possible with the little car. The diminutive hatchback could also be employed to help reverse Seat's fortunes ...

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    Official: 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 ...

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    Frankfurt: 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 ...

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    Frankfurt: 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 ...

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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 ...

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    Official: 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 ...

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    Video: 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 ...

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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 ...

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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, according to Automotive News Europe, than 37 model variants, set to ...

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    Volkswagen crafts a London Black Taxi for the future
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    Volkswagen London Taxi Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    Volkswagen reconfirms EVs for 2013, next-generation vehicles to reduce weight
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    Speaking outside its Electronics Research Lab in Palo Alto, California, 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 ...

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    REPORT: Diesel Beetle, electric Up! coming from Volkswagen
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    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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