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    Report: VW announces Russian shutdown, cites floundering market
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    The Russian auto industry is not in a great place right now. A weakened currency, the rouble, is stinging automakers, and in the case of Volkswagen, has prompted a trimming of production. VW lowered production projections at its Kaluga factory from 150,000 units per year to just 120,000. Kaluga, ...

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    Recalls: VW recalling 2.64M vehicles worldwide over engine, light issues
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    Volkswagen is staging a massive, worldwide recall that's already grown from 1.68 million to 2.64 million vehicles and covers three different issues across a number of vehicles. We already reported on 61,000 Tiguans getting recalled over lighting issues - that was just in the US. Globally, ...

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    Detroit: Volkswagen Tiguan and Touareg take the R-Line
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    Volkswagen's Detroit Auto Show presence is big on utility this year, with the CrossBlue three-row concept vehicle occupying the lion's share of the limelight, both literally and figuratively. But that isn't stopping Volkswagen from lavishing attention on its already established crossover and ...

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    Official: Volkswagen breaks 40-year-old sales record in 2012
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    The last time Volkswagen moved this many vehicles in America in one year, Richard Nixon was still a President in good standing, Let It Be was a radio hit and each car wearing the VW badge boasted an air-cooled engine. That's right, with a grand total of 580,286 vehicles sold in the US last year, ...

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    Official: Volkswagen adding R-Line trim to Touareg, Tiguan for 2014
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    Volkswagen introduced its aggressive R-Line appearance package on the CC and Beetle last year, but later this year, this treatment will also be applied to VW's crossovers, the Tiguan and Touareg. Both sporty-looking utility vehicles will be unveiled next week at the Detroit Auto Show. The 2014 ...

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    Los Angeles: Volkswagen confirms three-row utility for Detroit, no Routan replacement in sight
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    At a small media roundtable session with journalists at the Los Angeles Auto Show today, Klaus Bischoff, Volkswagen's head of global design, confirmed that VW's much-rumored three-row utility vehicle will be "most hopefully" revealed at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. The vehicle is expected to be ...

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    Rumormill: VW mulling Microbus-style CUV to ramp up segment sales
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    Volkswagen is on a mission to dominate sales in almost ever category, with a goal of selling one million Audis and VWs yearly in the United States by 2018. Projected U.S. sales of both brands for 2012 is only 565,000. To bridge that gap, analysts say the two brands will need to compete in almost ...

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    Review: 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
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    Volkswagen Sharpens its CUV Game The Volkswagen Tiguan hasn't exactly enjoyed booming success on the U.S. market. In a land populated by a people distrustful of anything with less than a league of ground clearance under the belly pan, the high-riding CUV should have been right at home. But a ...

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    Report: VW trending toward best U.S. showing since 1973
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    Volkswagen product planners have been making more concerted overtures to North American customers over the last year or so, and their efforts appear to be working. On the strength of new Jetta and Passat models tailored specifically for U.S. customers (read: larger and less costly), VW is poised ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #287
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    LeMans 2012, Infiniti sales goals, Volkswagen and Navistar, Camaro ZL1 faces Ford Shelby GT500 Episode #287 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Chris, Dan and Zach chat about the 24 hours of LeMans, Infiniti's ambitious European sales goals, Volkswagen's trucking ambitions, and the ...

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    Report: VW considering new midsize utility for NA; Polo and Up! still on table
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    We've already heard word that Volkswagen may be considering a new Alltrack version of its Jetta for the North American Market, but TheDetroitBureau.com reports the automaker is also looking at other high-riding options. Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen Group of America CEO, says a new mid-sized SUV ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #266
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    Barrett-Jackson 2012, Camaro ZL1 vs Shelby GT500, Volkswagen says it's really #1, C7 Chevrolet Corvette Episode #266 of the Autoblog Podcast is here with Chris, Dan, Zach and Drew Phillips this week. Topics include the Barrett-Jackson auction, smack talk from the Camaro ZL1 chief, Volkswagen ...

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    Report: More details on three-row Volkswagen Tiguan for U.S.
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    When Volkswagen opened its new Chattanooga factory, there were lots of questions about what else it was going to build there, since Passat volume wouldn't come close to soaking up the facility's 150,000-unit capacity. A three-row crossover was often mentioned as another model, with Automobile ...

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    Official: Volkswagen rolls out Tiguan with R-Line package
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    Walk around most any European city – Germany especially – and you're bound to see a wealth of showroom-stock German automobiles with factory-installed sport packages. BMWs with M-Sport kits. Audis with S-Line packs. Mercedes-Benz in AMG Sport trim. These are vehicles that don't ...

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    Exclusive: Volkswagen mulling North American production of Golf, won't be Jetta-fied
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    According to a senior source inside Volkswagen of America, the German automaking giant is considering bringing production of the next generation Golf to North America. But why? And where? The reason behind the potential move is obvious: Shifting some of the assembly from Wolfsburg, Germany to ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
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    Building Momentum With A Mid-Life Refresh At first blush, Munich seems like an awfully long way to travel for the chance to drive a mid-cycle refresh. But Volkswagen has good reason to ask us to schlep across the Atlantic to drive its updated-for-2012 Tiguan: Momentum. The compact crossover ...

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    Rumormill: VW phasing out rearview cameras thanks to quake shortages?
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    It struck back on March 11th, 2011, but the earthquake in Japan continues to cause havoc all around the world in some unique ways. Rumor has it that if you were hoping to purchase a Volkswagen with a rearview camera, you're going to have to wait a while. According to AskaVWSalesGuy.com, ...

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    Report: Volkswagen Tiguan to be built in North America?
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    Volkswagen is reportedly seriously considering moving production of its compact Tiguan crossover to this side of the pond in an effort to cut costs. If the Tiguan moves to North America, it will likely be built alongside the Jetta and Passat. By moving production of the small CUV here, ...

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    Video: Volkswagen gets cute with the Piñata in latest Tiguan spot
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    The guys and gals in Volkswagen advertising have proven to be a clever bunch, as commercials like the Darth Vader Super Bowl spot have garnered as many copycats as any spot in recent memory. The Das Auto team appears to have pulled off more cleverness with a spanking new spot for the 2011 ...

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    Report: Volkswagen wants to bring three-row CUV, subcompact to U.S.
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    Volkswagen is working hard to make sure it accomplishes its North American assimilation plan. In order to fully realize its ambitious 800,000-unit volume target, the automaker will be required to introduce an even greater variety of vehicles into its existing lineup. Jonathan Browning, CEO of ...

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