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    Spy Shots: Volkswagen Up! caught in Death Valley

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    Even though Volkswagen won't be offering a gasoline-powered version of its exclamatory little Up! city car here in the United States, we're still slated to get its E-Up! electric counterpart. Earlier reports stated that a ...

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    Report: VW resurrects Lupo nameplate for the Up! city car

    We'd already heard that we wouldn't be getting the conventionally-powered version of Volkswagen's city car, the Up! Now we hear, per Autocar, that it won't be called the Up!, it will be called Lupo. The Lupo, a nameplate known throughout Europe until it ceased production in 2005, was VW's small, ...

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    LA 2009: Volkswagen Up! Lite Concept teases with practical, lightweight innovation

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    Volkswagen has just taken the cover off an all-new concept called the Up! Lite, a sinister looking diesel hybrid that gets (according to VW) 70 mpg combined. As in both City and Highway. Impressive, even if that only ends ...

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    REPORT: Larger VW E-Up! could come to the States

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    After showing off the E-Up! at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week and declaring it the Beetle of the 21st Century, VW is promising to have the tiny EV into small scale production in Europe by 2013. However, the people's automaker ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Volkswagen calls E-Up! Concept "Beetle of the 21st Century"

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    Volkswagen promises to release the "Beetle of the 21st Century" by 2013. Those are some of the biggest shoes in the history of the automobile to fill, and VW plans to do just that with a new car based on the New Small Family ...

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

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    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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    VW microcar gets fast-track to production

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    European manufacturers seem to have been taken aback by the recent success of their microcars. Now that consumers have gotten a taste of what life is like when you're choosing between filling your tank or your stomach, industry ...

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    Volkswagen developing car even smaller than up! with 117.6 mpg!

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    In Fall of 2007, Volkswagen unveiled a series of three mini car concepts called the up!, Space up! and Space up! Blue. Apparently the German automaker has determined that the tiny "four seat" up! just isn't small enough and is planning an even ...

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    Volkswagen up confirmed to be FWD, delayed five months

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Volkswagen up! Space concept.It was rumored last week and now it's been confirmed: Volkswagen's up! minicar will be switched from a rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout to a front-engine, front-wheel-drive arrangement when it goes on sale in 2011. According ...

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    Production VW up! may drop rear engine and RWD

    Click above to view high-res gallery of the Volkswagen Space up!We'll admit to being a bit shocked that Volkswagen was even considering a move back to the rear-engine configuration it made fashionable all those years ago with its first vehicle, the ubiquitous Beetle, for the production version of ...

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    VW may sell small, turbocharged vehicles for $13k in the U.S.

    click above for high-res gallery of the Volkswagen up! Space conceptVolkswagen may be serious about returning to its "people's car" roots by importing a small vehicle to the U.S. with a turbocharged 1.4-liter engine. Stefan Jacoby, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, told Automotive News that ...

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    Evidence of Apple and VW collaboration on up! dashboards?

    Last week we told you about Volkswagen's plan to put touch screens in every one of its cars next year and wondered if maybe this is what Apple had been helping VW sort out.Well, our brothers over at Engadget did some digging and came up with a video showing VW's UP touch interface in use. Apple ...

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    Frankfurt 2007: VW gets it up!

    UPDATE: Press release added after the jump.Click the image above for more live high-res pics. Some may compare it to the Beetle, but in the end, it looks like a restyled Golf that's been left in the dryer for one cycle too long. The rear-engine, three-door, four-seat city car from Volkswagen, ...

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    Frankfurt 2007: Volkswagen reveals rear-engined concept, the up!

    Volkswagen returns to its rear-engined roots with the up! concept, unveiled Monday before the Frankfurt Auto Show. VW CEO Martin Winterkorn gave a strong indication the four-seat car could see production one day as a part of the company's New Small Family lineup.Winterkorn also hinted at the car ...


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