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Official
VW highlights five custom cars from Atlas to Arteon

They'll be shown at Georgia's SoWo: The European Experience car show

The Wörthersee VW meet in Europe may be the biggest and most famous, but it's far from the only one. An American counterpart, SoWo: The European Experience, kicked off this weekend in Georgia for European cars. And as with Wörthersee, VW had some new custom vehicles to show off. It brought modified versions of the Jetta, Golf, Arteon, Atlas and Tiguan.

Comparo
Small 3-row crossover SUVs specifications compared on paper

The most passenger capacity in the smallest package

Opinion
Don't buy that crossover! Buy a cladded wagon instead!

Lifted wagons beat crossovers by several measures — including price

There's a better way.

First Drive
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan First Drive | Imperfect improvement

The competition might still have the edge on VW.

As with the Atlas, the new Tiguan leaves us with mixed feelings.

Official
Recalls
VW and Audi recall Tiguan and Q5 to replace Takata inflators

VW and Audi will recall the 2015 Tiguan and Q5 to replace the Takata side airbag inflators. There's one report of an injury in a Tiguan.

First Drive
Driving a Euro-spec VW Tiguan, and what it means for the US [w/video]

Nine Things The Euro-Spec Model Taught Us About America's Next Tiguan

We spend some time with a Euro-spec Volkswagen Tiguan in northern Sweden and get a taste of what's in store for the US-spec car that launches next year.

Detroit
VW Tiguan GTE Active Concept looks ready for safari in Detroit

The VW Tiguan GTE Active Concept combines a tougher look and plug-in hybrid powertrain for the second-generation crossover in Detroit.

Official
VW Tiguan GTE Active Concept is a sporty off-road hybrid [w/video]

The Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept is a unique plug-in hybrid crossover with sporty on-road and rugged off-road credentials. It will debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show.

Frankfurt
Volkswagen Tiguan arrives with chiseled looks, GTE plug-in model [w/video]

The new Volkswagen Tiguan is bigger, and features styling that gives it SUV-like styling, rather than the soft-road looks of the last-generation model.

Official
VW Tiguan grows up, gets bigger

Volkswagen moves the Tiguan over to the MQB platform from the crossover's second generation. The transition allows the CUV to get larger, while also shedding some pounds.

Teased
Volkswagen bringing new Tiguan to Frankfurt

Volkswagen released a simple teaser for the new Tiguan, showing the first CUV on the line in Wolfsburg before its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Report
Volkswagen preparing Tiguan Coupe R

Autocar says VW is planning a 300-hp Tiguan Coupe R based on the styling of the CrossBlue Coupe. It would be the fourth model in the Tiguan line.

Recalls
VW recalls 420,000 vehicles for driver's airbag failure

Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the US from several of its model lines because the wiring for the driver's side airbag can be torn. If this happens, then the safety device wouldn't work in a crash.

Report
Volkswagen loses thousands of vehicles in Chinese explosion

Toyota, Land Rover and Renault also affected

Volkswagen lost thousands of cars and crossovers in the explosion that rocked the Chinese city of Tianjin yesterday, including over 1,000 Touaregs.

Spy Shots
Volkswagen Tiguan tunes up for Frankfurt show

With just over 90 days until its Frankfurt debut, Volkswagen has rolled out the camouflaged, production-ready body of the second-generation Tiguan crossover.

Official
VW confirms three-row Tiguan to be built in Mexico

New three-row Tiguan crossover to hit the market in 2017 after a billion-dollar investment by Volkswagen to expand its already enormous factory in Pueblo, Mexico.

Report
VW to announce $1B investment in Mexico plant

VW is preparing to announce a major investment in its Puebla, Mexico factory that will add 1,900 jobs and prepare for production of the next-gen Tiguan.

Report
15-year-old Russian footballer crashes Aston Martin he's owned for 3 days

A 15-year-old boy in Russia is in trouble after crashing his Aston Martin in Saint Petersburg, and then allegedly leaving the scene because he didn't have a driver's license. The boy, who is a soccer player, reportedly bought the sports car with his own money and owned it just three days before the collision.

Report
VW announces Russian shutdown, cites floundering market

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.

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