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Watch a huge chunk of road debris hit a car head on

Its surprising enough when a pebble kicks up off the road and nicks the windshield. This, on the other hand, will give you nightmares.

Karl Lagerfeld gives Volkswagen hatchbacks some extra Style [w/video]

Volkswagen Golf & Polo Style by Karl Lagerfeld – Click above for high-res image gallery

Thermoelectric generator in a Volkswagen Golf Plus lowers fuel use by 5%

Not long ago, we reported that BMW was awarded a prize for installing a thermoelectric generator at the exhaust pipe of a car. This device works under the Seebeck effect and generates electricity by the difference in temperatures. Although we can't use the generator to fill up our hybrid batteries, we can use one to

Golf Plus gets an Italian debut

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VW Golf Plus officially debuts in Bologna

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Oops! VW accidentally distributes new Golf Plus brochure in Essen

It's been no secret that a facelifted VW Golf Plus has been in the works for a while. It's just that the Euro-market hatch wasn't supposed to be formally revealed quite yet. The car will be introduced on Wednesday with the usual fanfare at the Bologna Motor Show, but media at this week's Essen Motor Show got a sneak preview when they picked up the Golf Plus brochure at the VW stand. The error was apparently corrected in short order, but once something's out, it's out. Dutch paper Alex Nunez

Volkswagen adds a new TSI engine to its lineup, goes common-rail as well

Volkswagen is introducing a new 160hp version of its 1.4-liter TFSI engine. This engine and the 122hp version are replacing VW's 1.6 FSI and 2.0 FSI engines which produced 115 and 150hp, respectively. This change in the engine lineup will start in the Golf Plus, Jetta and Golf Variant versions.

Paris Motor Show: Volkswagen CrossGolf

On Tuesday, we brought you the initial details on the new VW CrossGolf, which made its debut in Paris yesterday. Autoblogger Eric Bryant snapped some pictures of the neat-looking veedub and forwarded along the official info from Volkswagen.