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VW's electric economies of scale

To execute EV plan, Volkswagen will plug in its considerable resources

To execute EV plan, Volkswagen will plug in its considerable resources.

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VW's Wolfsburg plant searched for unexploded WWII bombs

Suspicious pieces of metal found by construction workers led to search.

So many bombs were dropped on Germany during WWII that finding unexploded ones near the VW plant isn't unusual.

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It's been 70 years since VW started building the Beetle

Happy birthday, Beetle! This week marks 70 years since Volkswagen first started producing the Bug at its Wolfsburg plant after the end of World War II.

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Volkswagen using 3D smart-glasses at Wolfsburg plant

Volkswagen is giving its workers smart glasses to help them put together Golfs, Tiguans, and Tourans at its main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.

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Watch the VW E-Golf get made

There's Just Something Mesmerizing About Automated EV Production

If you've ever been on a tour of an automotive factory, you know how mesmerizing it can be to see humans and robots work together to build our four-wheeled friends. The swift automation, the cleanliness, the trained hands deftly fitting pieces together and watchful eyes inspecting every piece of the car, it's all quite impressive, especially if the vehicle is one you, as an observer, are fond of. Even just seeing a fresh, gleaming badge be

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2010 VW Golf TDI starts at $21,990, rated 29/40 mpg - or maybe 30/42?

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Volkswagen R32 confirmed for U.S. consumption

An army of Rabbits is about to invade our shores and hot on its heels is word from Wolfsburg that the meanest of VW hatches, the R32, is coming back for an encore in fifth gen trim. The previous R32 was available in limited numbers in the U.S. and the new model will likely be capped at 5,000 units, as well. The company's 250-hp 3.2L V6 will power the new R32 and feature 4Motion all-wheel drive and a dual

Another 10,000 job cuts at Volkswagen?

Rumors brought to light by German newsmagazine Der Spiegel suggest that Volkswagen's job cuts at its western Germany factories may eventually total 30,000, 50 percent more than the 20,000 target currently on the table.