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    Report: VW makes $23K on every Porsche sold, more than Bentley or Lamborghini
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    It's a good time to be in the luxury car business. In Volkswagen Group's financial report for the 2013 fiscal year, it is revealed that that Porsche enjoyed an operating margin of 18 percent. That means the Stuttgart brand made on average about $23,200 per car sold, according to BusinessWeek. ...

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    Official: VW Group opens new plant in China
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    As the top market for the Volkswagen Group, China will be getting plenty of attention in coming years when it comes to vehicle production starting with an all-new plant in Foshan. The new plant celebrated the production of its first car this week – a seventh-gen Volkswagen Golf – but ...

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    Report: Porsche Macan sales may push brand past 200K unit goal early
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    In late 2010, Volkswagen announced that it would spend the equivalent of $71 billion through 2015 to beef up its product lineup, determined to overtake Toyota in overall sales and profitability by 2018. Each of VW's many brands, in turn, would play its part contributing to a goal of 10 million ...

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    Official: Volkswagen cleared for MAN truck takeover
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    Volkswagen is on the rise, and has its eye on becoming the largest automaker in the world. But the VW Group is about more than just cars. Their considerable holdings and expanding corporate tree also encompasses several heavy truck manufacturers, and that part of the business has now been cleared ...

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    Rumormill: Next Bugatti Veyron to hit 270 mph
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    Bugatti is reportedly beginning work on the next generation Veyron, and rumor has it that they're looking to hit Ludicrous Speed. Okay, maybe it won't go quite that fast, but with a target of 270 miles per hour, it figures to be pretty darn close. According to AutoExpress, despite losing money ...

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    Report: Porsche will develop sporty VWs, not Audi
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    Sometimes, the children just refuse to get along, leaving it up to the parent to swoop in, clean up the messy bits and make a judgment. Such is the case at the Volkswagen Group, where corporate stepchildren Audi and Porsche were both fighting for the right to develop future sports cars and luxury ...

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    Officially Official: VW of America names Browning as new CEO
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    Yesterday, we reported that Volkswagen was planning to name Jonathan Browning as its new CEO of United States operations. At 11:00 AM today, VW did just that – Browning will officially assume the role on October 1st of this year. Browning has held many executive sales and marketing positions ...

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    Meet the New Boss: Porsche, VW swap top execs in management reshuffle
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    Porsche's integration into the Volkswagen Group has already and will undoubtedly continue to see increased cooperation between the allied German automakers in a number of arenas, from platforms and engines to production methods and technology. And let's not forget personnel, as evidenced by the ...

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    Detroit 2010: Audi e-tron Detroit Concept presages production R4
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    Audi e-tron Detroit Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're wondering what the likelihood of Audi building a production version of its new e-tron Detroit Concept Car (yes, that's really its official designation), our sources at Audi indicate that a version of the coupe is ...

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    Audi confirms Q3 production - in Spain - but decision on U.S. production "postponed"
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    2007 Audi Cross Coupe Quattro Concept - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    The first shipments of Audi's new Q5 crossover have barely hit the docks here in North America, and already the kid brother to the Q7 is set to get a sidekick of its own. In an official announcement released today, ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Audi to resurrect Ur-Quattro with lightweight twin-turbo A5?
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    As far as classic Audi models go, nothing is as iconic as the legendary "Ur-Quattro". The 1985 Audi Quattro was a beast of a car in its day, even if it only had 160 horsepower. When the new Audi S5 hit the roads, the Ingolstadt fanatics over at Fourtitude stacked the two of them up against each ...

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    First Drive: Sailing in Stuttgart with Porsche's Cayenne S Hybrid
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    Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid - Click above for high-res gallery
    While charging along at 85 mph with a particularly poker-faced Porsche engineer riding shotgun, traffic begins to cluster on the horizon. Not willing to risk our seven-figure prototype, I gently roll off the accelerator, at which point a ...

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    Audi Q5 hits America carrying $37,200 MSRP
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    Click on the image above for a high-res gallery of the Audi Q5
    Audi has finally announced U.S. pricing for its new Q5 mid-sized crossover. For America, there is currently only one powertrain combination available, a 3.2-liter FSI V6 with quattro all-wheel drive, and that comes with a starting ...

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    Battle of the Blue Badges: Volkswagen overtakes Ford as world's 3rd largest automaker
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    While Toyota and General Motors continue to duke it out for first place among the world's largest automakers, the lower rungs have been equally hotly contested. It came as a shock to many that Hyundai-Kia had surpassed Honda to take the Number 5 spot, but if you think the battle is being waged ...

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    Will the prodigal Bernhard return to Chrysler?
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    It's no secret that Wolfgang Bernhard, the VW brand's head honcho, is not happy with the fact that current VW Group Chairman Bernd Pischetsrider is resigning at the end of the year. Pischetsrieder was one of the major players involved in bringing Bernhard over from DaimlerChrysler and tasking the ...

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    Geneva Motor Show: Audi RS4 Cabrio
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    Bonita. ("Beautiful")That's what our man on the scene, Autoblog Spanish's Alberto said about the Audi RS4 Cabrio--clearly smitten, he was particularly fond of the interior treatment. And after talking a look at these live shots, we can't help but feel a little amorous ...

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