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    Report: VW orders stop-sale on four models for leaky transmission
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    Volkswagen has issued a stop sale on several models in the US while the automaker waits for parts to repair a transmission fluid leak. About 25,000 cars with the EA888 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and automatic transmission are covered under the stoppage, which includes models of the Jetta, ...

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    Recalls: VW recalling 150K Passats over headlight concerns
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    Volkswagen is recalling 150,201 Passat sedans over potential headlight malfunctions. All of the affected vehicles are from the 2012 and 2013 model years. According to the automaker, if the sedan's hood is "closed roughly (or dropped from a certain height)," the force can cause the low-beam ...

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    Geneva: VW Passat to get deeper-than-normal refresh for 2016
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    After generations of Passat sedans designed more to European tastes and needs, Volkswagen finally let loose in 2011 with a larger and less costly model engineered specifically with the North American market's tastes in mind. The Chattanooga, TN-built four door launched well on the strength of a ...

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    Chicago: 2014 Volkswagen Passat Sport does its best GTI impression
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    In the past, buyers that desired a sporty Volkswagen were rather limited in terms of choice. You could have a GTI, a Jetta GLI or a Golf R. If you wanted to move beyond the compact segment, you were stuck looking elsewhere. For 2014, though, VW decided to try and sportify it's big Passat ...

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    Detroit: Volkswagen Passat goes green with the BlueMotion Concept
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    Volkswagen is constantly searching for ways to bring fuel-efficient options to the midsize Passat - a smart strategy considering it competes in one of the most popular vehicle segments. You can already opt for a diesel-powered TDI model, but the new VW Passat BlueMotion Concept hints at a future ...

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    Official: 2014 Volkswagen Passat gets $26,475* Sport model
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    Think back to last year's Detroit Auto Show, and you'll recall Volkswagen quietly introduced a spruced-up version of its midsize sedan, very plainly dubbed the Passat Performance Concept. This show car featured things like 19-inch wheels, carbon accents, an advanced front lighting system and ...

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    Official: VW Passat BlueMotion Concept gets strong mpg with two cylinders tied behind its back
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    Cylinder deactivation is pretty easy to understand in, say, a V8 or V12, where not all the pistons need to be firing all the time. But cylinder deactivation on a four-cylinder engine? That's something new, and precisely what Volkswagen has in store for us at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. Variable ...

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    Official: 2014 VW Passat 1.8T priced at $20,895*
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    Volkswagen has announced pricing for the whole Passat range with the new 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which starts at $20,895* for the base 1.8T S sedan equipped with the standard five-speed manual transmission. Step up to the 1.8T Wolfsburg Edition, standard with a six-speed ...

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    Report: VW leadership split on unionizing TN plant
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    The "will they, won't they" back-and-forth in the United Auto Worker's courtship of Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant is still in full swing, as the union, German and American executives and most importantly, employees, try to figure out just what the future of labor relations will be at a plant ...

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    Report: VW's Chattanooga plant in lead for subcompact crossover production [UPDATE]
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    A new Volkswagen crossover may be joining the Passat at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee factory, a facility recently in the news lately due to grumblings over an increasing potential for UAW unionization. Marc Trahan, Executive Vice President of Quality for VW in the US, told ...

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    Video: VW redoes A-ha's 'Take On Me' music video
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    Volkswagen has been responsible for its fair share of witty, clever commercials. "Tiny Vader" might be the most popular, but somehow, we think this newest spot will find a big audience. VW delivers not so much a cover, but a reimagining, of 1980s Norwegian pop band A-ha's famous music video for ...

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    Official: Volkswagen Passat turns 40
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    Seven generations of Passat have graced streets around the world, and today is the long-running Volkswagen's 40th birthday. Looking at the car today, it's hard to imagine that it was offered as a hatchback in its first and second generations, in addition to the sedan and wagon body styles. But ...

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    Fender teams up with Panasonic for Volkswagen audio systems
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    Ask a car guy what a fender is and he'll point to the front corners of a car. A musician, meanwhile, will show you his guitar. (A sailor will toss a rubber bumper over the side, but that's neither here nor there.) But now the two are coming together as reports indicate that the iconic guitar ...

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    2012 Volkswagen Passat is German bred, Chattanooga born [w/video]
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    2012 Volkswagen Passat – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As part of the Volkswagen quest to carve out an ever-larger slice of the American auto market, the German manufacturer has unveiled the newest addition to its lineup – the 2012 Passat. Penned specifically to cater to ...

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    Volkswagen opens floodgates on 2011 Passat
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    2011 Volkswagen Passat Wagon – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Fresh after the 2011 Volkswagen Passat unveil at this year's Paris Motor Show, VW has unleashed a deluge of information and photos of the new sedan and its wagon counterpart. As with most manufacturers, Volkswagen seems ...

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    VW sets single-tank distance record with 1,527-mile Passat BlueMotion
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    What's the most you've ever gotten out of a single tank of gas? 400 miles? Maybe 600 miles if you're under diesel power? Volkswagen wanted to put its Passat BlueMotion to the test and see just how many miles it can cover on one tank. A team from the UK's Sunday Times set off from Kent, England ...

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    Paris 2010: 2011 Volkswagen Passat says hello in person
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    2011 Volkswagen Passat – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen was so eager to unveil its new Passat that it revealed the car a day before the Paris Motor Show actually begins. It's received the Jetta treatment to some degree, but the softer looks may actually work better on the ...

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    2011 Volkswagen Passat unveiled ahead of Paris Motor Show
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    2011 Volkswagen Passat – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen is slowly in the process of refreshing its entire product portfolio, and right on the heels of the recently introduced 2011 Jetta comes the seventh-generation Passat. The automaker's new corporate design language is ...

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    First image of 2011 Volkswagen Passat leaks out? [UPDATE]
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    2011 Volkswagen Passat – Click above to enlarge
    A Norwegian website claims to have snagged the first official photo of the 2011 Volkswagen Passat from one of the automaker's European retailers (they didn't, see the UPDATE below), and sources suggest we could see the restyled mid-size sedan ...

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    Videos: KBB awards $10,000 to winning reader car reviews [w/poll]
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    KBB reader-submitted auto reviews – Click above to watch the videos after the jump
    We've seen a lot of consumer-grade video in our day (we've made a few, too), and the quality can be less than astounding. So when we got wind of the fact that Kelley Blue Book was hosting a contest awarding ...

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