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    Report: VW announces Russian shutdown, cites floundering market
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    The Russian auto industry is not in a great place right now. A weakened currency, the rouble, is stinging automakers, and in the case of Volkswagen, has prompted a trimming of production. VW lowered production projections at its Kaluga factory from 150,000 units per year to just 120,000. Kaluga, ...

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    Recalls: Volkswagen recalls 150,000 Tiguans for fuel bubbles
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    Volkswagen and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced the recall of over 150,000 Tiguans over fuel issues. In the affected units, bubbles may form in winterized fuel that could cause the vehicle to stall. And "a vehicle stall," says the NHTSA, "increases the risk of a ...

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    Report: VW Tiguan to get three-row version?
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    The Volkswagen Tiguan is starting to get a little long in the tooth, and the German automaker is reportedly already deep in development on the second-generation model. If rumors prove true, Volkswagen may be keeping a big secret when it comes to the new compact crossover. Company insiders ...

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    Report: VW could triple current SUV lineup, key CUV may be delayed
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    Crossovers are one of the dominant global vehicle segments of the moment, and Volkswagen is realizing that to grow sales as quickly as it wants, the business needs more of them in the lineup. However, the US might miss out on some of this CUV bonanza because the company is still waffling over ...

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    Report: Next VW CC could get A7-like fastback bodystyle
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    It appears that despite slowing sales, Volkswagen isn't ready to give up on its dapper CC sedan yet. VW of America CEO Michael Horn says that a sleek, new design is being worked on and could be here in about two years. Horn tells Motor Trend that there are two ways for the next CC's design to go ...

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    Review: 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Bluemotion TDI
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    What are auto writers always asking for from global automakers? "Give us your hip European wares," we plead, "give us your diesels and your manuals and your wagons, your tauter suspensions and Welsh B-road handling, your neat matrix lighting and your funky little Hello-Kitty-sized trailer hitches ...

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    Geneva: Volkswagen T-Roc Concept likely to spawn five-door production model
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    Let's get this out of the way right now: Volkswagen is going to build something like this T-Roc Concept. With its flexible new MQB architecture and a diverse family of suitable powertrains that include gas, diesel, compressed natural gas, plug-in hybrid and pure electric models, the idea of ...

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    Recalls: VW recalling Tiguan, Jetta Hybrid over electrical and gearbox woes
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    When it rains, it pours. Volkswagen, which is still reeling from a 2.6-million-unit global recall last month has just announced that another 65,992 US-spec models need to report in for repairs as part of two separate recalls. The bigger recall, which covers 62,155 units, belongs to 2009 to 2011 ...

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    Recalls: VW recalling 2.64M vehicles worldwide over engine, light issues
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    Volkswagen is staging a massive, worldwide recall that's already grown from 1.68 million to 2.64 million vehicles and covers three different issues across a number of vehicles. We already reported on 61,000 Tiguans getting recalled over lighting issues - that was just in the US. Globally, ...

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    Official: NHTSA probing 61,000 VW Tiguan CUVs over loss of lighting
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating certain Volkswagen Tiguan models after receiving more than two dozen reports of vehicles experiencing a loss of exterior lighting – brake lights, headlights, turn signals, etc. So far, 26 people have reported this problem ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line
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    The Tiguan pledged Volkswagen's R-Line fraternity way back in 2008, survived the hazing and humiliation to become a certified member of the ancient German trim-package society (by "ancient," we mean 10 years old). The 2014 Tiguan R-Line is the scion of that first-generation compact crossover and ...

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    Report: Volkswagen Taigun going into production, but not for US
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    We last mentioned the Volkswagen Taigun when discussing the subcompact crossover that Volkswagen will be bringing to the US in 2016. Well, turns out the Taigun won't be that crossover, but it is going into production for other markets outside the US according to a report in Autoweek. Based on the ...

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    Video: Baby not keen on VW's stop/start tech
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    Babies and cars go together like screaming blobs of insomnia and sleep machines. New parents quickly find that nothing soothes an irritable newborn quite like a quick drive around the block, and Volkswagen employed that truth in the company's newest ad for its stop/start technology. The spot ...

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    Report: More details on three-row Volkswagen Tiguan for U.S.
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    When Volkswagen opened its new Chattanooga factory, there were lots of questions about what else it was going to build there, since Passat volume wouldn't come close to soaking up the facility's 150,000-unit capacity. A three-row crossover was often mentioned as another model, with Automobile ...

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    Exclusive: Volkswagen mulling North American production of Golf, won't be Jetta-fied
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    According to a senior source inside Volkswagen of America, the German automaking giant is considering bringing production of the next generation Golf to North America. But why? And where? The reason behind the potential move is obvious: Shifting some of the assembly from Wolfsburg, Germany to ...

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    Volkswagen makes more minor updates to 2011 Tiguan
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    2011 Volkswagen Tiguan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    European market Volkswagen Tiguans will be getting some minor powertrain updates starting next month. Apparently the changes extend past the styling updates we saw last month in Beijing. Both of the new powertrain options get ...

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    VW's Winterkorn reportedly proposes a trio of new Porsches
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    2010 Porsche Panamera - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    VW CEO Martin Winterkorn appears to be laying out a future for Porsche that could make the company happier, but might not please its core customers... again. Of course, the impetus is to increase volume. Porsche sold nearly 100,000 ...

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    SEMA 2008: VW Tiguan Performance Concept rocks the house CUV
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the VW Tiguan Performance Concept
    The Volkswagen Tiguan, already a hot little CUV, added some bodywork and an APR turbo to go with its Super CC and Jetta TDI Cup Edition Street Concept show car siblings, and then threw in a Rockford Fosgate system to raise the ...

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    Review: 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S
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    2009 VW Tiguan S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Over the past decade, virtually every automaker in the world has first introduced an SUV (or two) and more recently a crossover utility vehicle (or two) in an attempt to address every possible market niche. Volkswagen is no exception, ...

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    Volkswagen recalls 2009 Tiguan, 2008 Passat and Wagon for "Engine Surge"
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen is recalling 4,000 2008 Passats and 2009 Tiguans for an "engine surging" issue. The problem is an engine control module that may not control engine idle when the air conditioning is turned on. In rare cases, the ECM can trigger ...

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