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    Report: Volkswagen to follow similar formula for new Phaeton

    Whatever Volkswagen has done to get to the position of dominance in the European – and indeed the global auto industry, it's clearly been working. But some of its decisions still leave us scratching our heads. The Phaeton is one such four-wheeled decision. A Volkswagen sedan that shares ...

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    Report: Volkswagen passes on showing Phaeton concept in Frankfurt, new car expected for 2015

    The Volkswagen Group had a whole lot and then more to show off at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. There were about a dozen vehicles rolled out at the pre-show VW Group evening, and then more once the show opened the following morning. For the Volkswagen brand itself, the new production Up! ...

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    VW CEO Browning: Phaeton not in the cards any time soon

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    During a business background event on Sunday at its North American headquarters in Herndon, Virginia, Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen of America's CEO confirmed to Autoblog that the company's short-lived Phaeton sedan isn't likely to ...

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    Video: Inside Volkswagen's cutting-edge Transparent Factory in Dresden

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    There are a lot of impressive things about the Volkswagen Phaeton. Like the notion that a Vee-Dub could share its underpinnings with a Bentley, and the sheer chutzpah of taking the People's Car up-market to compete with the likes of the Mercedes-Benz ...

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    Report: Ferdinand Piech finalizes will that protects his VW/Porsche shares from the kids

    Ferdinand Karl Piëch, head of the Volkswagen Supervisory Board and grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, knows that nothing lasts forever – especially, life. The VW boss man has his mind on his money while his family has his money on their minds. Piëch, born in 1937, has recently ...

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    Reports: Phaeton coming back to the U.S... again *UPDATE

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    This time, with feeling. According to both Bloomberg News and USA Today, Volkswagen is once again considering bringing the ill-fated Phaeton back to the U.S. market. The reasons behind the move are many, but center around VW's ...

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    Hyundai CEO reveals reason for Equus, explains why it's no VW Phaeton

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    Hyundai America CEO John Krafcik is rarely one to hold back his opinions, and today's topic of discussion is marque's upcoming Equus luxury flagship. Hyundai has moved up in the automotive ranks so quickly over the past 15 years ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Volkswagen releases full slate of 2011 Phaeton images and info

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    It's not surprising that the latest batch of photos of the reworked 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton were all taken in China. The Middle Kingdom is by far the biggest market for VW where wealthy executives prefer to be driven rather ...

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    Beijing 2010: 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton ups the luxe

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    As impressive of a vehicle as the seminal Volkswagen Phaeton may have been, the uber-luxe German sedan was an unqualified flop of an experiment here in the United States. In some other parts of the world, though, VW's BMW and ...

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    Spy Shots: Volkswagen Phaeton's third facelift spotted nearly undisguised

    You thought the Volkswagen Phaeton went away, did you? Oh no, Volkswagen has continued to fiddle with its range-topper in Europe, which has been snagged by spy photographers while the as-yet-unannounced third-generation was on a late-night photo shoot. Volkswagen's chutzpah is admiriable, and the ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: 2010 Volkswagen Phaeton Exclusive makes our inner plutocrat swoon

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    When it comes to the Phaeton, we really don't care what anyone else thinks. The only justification we'll offer is that back in the early 2000s, VW's ubermensch Ferdinand Piech took off the calf-skin gloves and dropped the ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #141 - Now with 100% more Tanner Foust!

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    Episode #141 of the Autoblog Podcast marks the first time we're joined by a guest outside the Autoblog Inner Circle, and we're hoping that it's the start of a trend. This week, our interview couch is occupied by drift, rally and ...

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    Next VW Phaeton could return smaller, cheaper and under diesel power

    Although most of the automotive industry was left scratching its collective head when Volkswagen introduced its flagship Phaeton in the first place, Volkswagen itself is still scratching its head trying to figure out what went wrong, at least in the U.S. It's not giving up, and in the process has ...

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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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