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    Report: VW Phaeton to offer plug-in hybrid, diesel powertrains when it returns in a few years

    Volkswagen of America honcho Michael Horn has already promised to bring the slow-selling but excellent Phaeton back to the United States in 2018 or 2019. Beyond the confirmation of the nameplate, though, there's really very little in the way of concrete data on what the next generation of VW's ...

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    Video: VW America president says Phaeton will return to US in 2018

    Volkswagen knows that its US operations need some help, so it installed Michael Horn as CEO of its American operations a few months ago. In a new interview with Bloomberg, Horn goes into detail about his two-pronged focus for the company – making dealers happier and improving ...

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    Report: VW Phaeton coming back to US, could be revealed in Detroit

    Since its ignominious departure from the US car market in 2006, there have been any number of on-again/off-again rumors about the Volkswagen Phaeton returning to our shores. With that said, VW's aggressive goals in terms of worldwide sales dominance would seem to countenance all manner of new ...

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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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    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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    Third Time's a Charm: Volkswagen unveils 2011 Phaeton in Beijing

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    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. And then again. That could very well sum up Volkswagen's strategy with its quizzical Phaeton. The flagship sedan – which took "the people's car" up-market into Mercedes ...

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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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    Spy Shots: VW Phaeton Coupe/Cabriolet

    It sure looks like a fingerpainting to us, but we're told this is a spy photo of a new VW in development. Actually, the full size shots over at Winding Road clearly show a muscular mule that has a lot of Audi DNA in its looks. It's believed to be Volkswagen's Phaeton replacement, only in ...


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