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    Recalls: 18k VW Routan minivans added to ignition switch recall list
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    We've had a brief reprieve recently from automakers suffering from ignition switch issues, but the problems have reared their ugly head, again. This time it's not from General Motors; instead, the 2009 model year Volkswagen Routan is getting swept up in Fiat Chrysler Automobile's recent repairs ...

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    Report: The cars that won't live to see 2015 [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    Every year in the fast-paced automotive industry brings new models, but it also spells the end for some that have been less successful. This year will be no exception. Japan's automakers make up the bulk of the list of discontinued models for the 2015 model year: Acura is replacing the TL and ...

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    Official: Volkswagen says goodbye to Eos, Routan in 2015 updates
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    Usually automakers announce changes to their lineup individually on a vehicle-by-vehicle basis, but sometimes it all comes at once – especially when the changes are ones we either expected or might not otherwise notice. That's the path Volkswagen has gone with changes to its US lineup for ...

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    Report: Volkswagen Routan dead one last time
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    Volkswagen halted production of the Routan minivan in late 2012 due to low sales volume, but there were reports swirling around that it would live on and continue production alongside the closely related Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan. But now VW says that it will indeed stop ...

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    VW recalls nearly 16,000 Routan minivans on heels of Chrysler callback for same
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    2009 Volkswagen Routan – Click above for high-res image gallery Chrysler recently announced the recall of 285,000 2008 and 2009 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans because of an improperly routed wiring harness in the sliding doors. If you were thinking that your ...

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    REPORT: VW banking on Oprah giveaway to raise awareness of slow-selling Routan minivans
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    If you close your eyes and think about the Volkswagen product lineup, products like the Golf, Jetta, and Passat are sure to come to mind. Most won't picture the Routan minivan, because most Americans don't even know the rebadged Dodge Grand Caravan exists. Sales of the Routan are so bad that the ...

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    Volkswagen Routan recalled for... *magic 8-ball shake*... owner's manual omission?!
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    In Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, one of the characters decries the need for a set of detailed instructions on a packet of toothpicks. Volkswagen might feel the same way now that 18,500 of its 2009 Routan minivans are being recalled because their owner's manuals don't include a required warning ...

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    Goodbye, Routan? VW minivan reportedly not long for this world
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    Volkswagen Routan - Click above for high-res gallery
    That the Volkswagen Routan has been a dismal failure is probably one of the worst kept secrets in the industry, but until now, few have taken stock of just how poorly the badge-engineered minivan was selling.The idea was fairly straightforward, ...

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    Routan Bust? VW asks Chrysler to stop building minivans for February
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    Evidently, early consumer feedback suggests that Fahrvergnügen is not spelled "R-o-u-t-a-n." Volkswagen has reportedly asked Chrysler Canada to temporarily halt production for the month of February on its new ported-over minivan.Initial Routan sales have been slow, with the Windsor Star ...

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    Nein, danke: VW not interested in buying Chrysler minivan business
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    Click above to view high-resolution images from our first drive of the Volkswagen Routan
    With Chrysler's fortunes swirling around the drain, it's widely expected that the only way it will survive is as individual parts swallowed by other automakers. But while the costly Viper operation may find a ...

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    More creative incentives: Buy a VW Routan and get $1,500 for college
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Volkswagen RoutanThe new Volkswagen Routan minivan hasn't even gone on sale yet and there is already an incentive on its hood. This one, however, is not your typical cash back deal. Instead, Volkswagen is working under the assumption that the people likely to ...

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    Chicago 2008: Volkswagen unveils the newish Routan minivan
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    click above to view more high-res pics of the VW Routan Fumbling out of the "why bother" category here at the Chicago Auto Show is the 2009 Volkswagen Routan, which is their new minivan based on the Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Caravan platform. Oddly, Volkswagen opened up its presentation ...

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    Chicago 2008 preview: Volkswagen Routan leaks out
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Volkswagen Routan. var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Volkswagen_unveils_new_minivan_Snoozing_ensues'; Well, thanks to the German pub Autobild you can now see the collaborative efforts of Chrysler and Volkswagen in the form of the VW Routan. ...

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    Volkswagen's Chrysler-based minivan to be called Routan
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    Volkswagen has announced that it will unveils its version of the Chrysler LLC minivan at the Chicago Auto Show in early February, and that its name will be Routan. As with most of the names that VW chooses for its vehicles, we had to look up the meaning of the word. We didn't find anything because ...

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