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    Official: Skoda unveils Volkswagen Up!-based Citigo
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    This is the all-new Skoda Citigo, and if you're thinking that it looks rather familiar, that's because its Volkswagen-badged kin recently debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. That's right, the long-rumored Skoda version of Volkswagen's new Up! city car has finally arrived. Buyers will have ...

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    Frankfurt: Volkswagen on the rise with a variety of Up! concepts [w/video]
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    Volkswagen is eager to show off its new Up! range, so the automaker didn't bring one version of the compact to the Frankfurt Motor Show – it brought six. The Up! platform is clearly a versatile one, and all six Up! concepts on display attest to that fact. Volkswagen has an Up! for people ...

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    Rendered Speculation: VW Up! GTI
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    Volkswagen recently revealed the production version of its dimunitive Up! ahead of its Frankfurt Motor Show reveal, and the Internet is already buzzing with probable varieties of the stylish subcompact. PS-Garage.com designer Seljakboy (A.K.A. Ivan Martinović) turned in his own interpretation of ...

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    Official: Volkswagen unveils production Up! ahead of Frankfurt debut
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    Transport an original Beetle driver to the present-day from the 1960s, and it's unlikely that the time-traveler would ever recognize a Touareg or a Phaeton as a Volkswagen. The opposite might be true of the tiny new Up!, the production version of which has just been revealed ahead of its formal ...

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    Video: Volkswagen wants to lift you Up! ahead of Frankfurt debut
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    Volkswagen is nearly ready to reveal the production version of its forthcoming Up! ultra-compact. We're hearing rumors that the diminutive cruiser is slated to meet the world towards the end of August, in Paris. After that, VW will bring the car to the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show for a proper press ...

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    Report: Audi won't be seeing the Up! side - but a Q1 could be in the cards
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    While some automakers – American ones especially – may be consolidating their product line-ups around the world, German automakers seem to be in a constant state of expansion. Audi is no exception, with no fewer, according to Automotive News Europe, than 37 model variants, set to ...

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    Volkswagen rules out use of two-cylinder engine in Up! city car?
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    Volkswagen Up! concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Fiat's recent introduction of the two-cylinder TwinAir engine in the 500 has not swayed Volkswagen to reconsider placing a two-piston mill in its own Up city car. If anything, Fiat's TwinAir debut has convinced VW that ...

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    Production Volkswagen Up! headed to Frankfurt Auto Show
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    The Volkswagen Up! has a show date, that being next year's Frankfurt Auto Show. The little shoe on wheels will have three doors outside, four seats inside, and three cylinders underhood. The car is also expected to go on sale in Europe next year, with deliveries to dealers "in late 2011" and a ...

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    Report: VW resurrects Lupo nameplate for the Up! city car
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    We'd already heard that we wouldn't be getting the conventionally-powered version of Volkswagen's city car, the Up! Now we hear, per Autocar, that it won't be called the Up!, it will be called Lupo. The Lupo, a nameplate known throughout Europe until it ceased production in 2005, was VW's small, ...

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    REPORT: Larger VW E-Up! could come to the States
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    Volkswagen E-Up! Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    After showing off the E-Up! at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week and declaring it the Beetle of the 21st Century, VW is promising to have the tiny EV into small scale production in Europe by 2013. However, the people's automaker ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Volkswagen calls E-Up! Concept "Beetle of the 21st Century"
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    Volkswagen E-Up! Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen promises to release the "Beetle of the 21st Century" by 2013. Those are some of the biggest shoes in the history of the automobile to fill, and VW plans to do just that with a new car based on the New Small Family ...

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    VW microcar gets fast-track to production
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Volkswagen up! concept
    European manufacturers seem to have been taken aback by the recent success of their microcars. Now that consumers have gotten a taste of what life is like when you're choosing between filling your tank or your stomach, industry ...

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    Volkswagen developing car even smaller than up! with 117.6 mpg!
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the VW up! Concept
    In Fall of 2007, Volkswagen unveiled a series of three mini car concepts called the up!, Space up! and Space up! Blue. Apparently the German automaker has determined that the tiny "four seat" up! just isn't small enough and is planning an even ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Audi's new up!-based city car
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    The up! is primed to be VW's long-awaited encore to the "People's Car," providing consumers abroad with an extremely efficient run-about that can get up to 95 European MPGs. The up! sounds like a vehicle VW should have been building all along, but does it sound like an Audi? The scribes over at ...

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    Audi confirms pure electric city car in the works
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Volkswagen up!
    Audi has long been rumored to be developing an electric car and many of us concluded that it would be based on the A1 concept that the German automaker recently showed off at the Paris Motor Show. According to Audi board member Peter ...

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    More details on VW's design renaissance
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    It seems Volkswagen has breathed a collective "Oops!", and is now working to turn its design ship around. VW was known for neat, differentiated designs with great interior details. While this stayed true in some parts of the world, in the U.S., Volkswagen design turned into chrome shield grilles ...

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    Volkswagen up confirmed to be FWD, delayed five months
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Volkswagen up! Space concept.It was rumored last week and now it's been confirmed: Volkswagen's up! minicar will be switched from a rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout to a front-engine, front-wheel-drive arrangement when it goes on sale in 2011. According ...

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    VW up! could be switched to FWD
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    Volkswagen is working hard to make the up! a reality, but the technological challenges of a rear engine, RWD car are proving to be more daunting than expected. The VW engineering team is reportedly having trouble conjuring up a low cost rear-engine layout. The problem has been trying to accommodate ...

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    Volkswagen releases three concepts... from 2028
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    Click the above image of the Ego for more shots of VW's 2028 conceptsFor years, Inquiring minds have been imagining what the world will look like in the not-too-distant future, and, as you're no doubt aware, our brains have a knack for envisioning more than our feeble hands can produce. That ...

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    Production VW up! may drop rear engine and RWD
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    Click above to view high-res gallery of the Volkswagen Space up!We'll admit to being a bit shocked that Volkswagen was even considering a move back to the rear-engine configuration it made fashionable all those years ago with its first vehicle, the ubiquitous Beetle, for the production version of ...

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