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VW recalls 679K cars in US to fix potential rollaway problem

DETROIT — Volkswagen is recalling about 679,000 cars in the U. S. to fix a problem that could let the cars roll away unexpectedly.

The recall covers certain 2011 through 2018 Jettas; 2015 through 2019 GTIs; 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019 Golfs; 2012 through 2019 Beetles and Beetle Convertibles; and 2017 through 2019 Golf SportWagens. 81 more words

Business

Volkswagen to debut new brand logo in Frankfurt

Since being swept up in the Dieselgate scandal, Volkswagen has made a lot of changes. The German automaker publicly apologized for lying about its vehicles’ emissions, and it’s pledged an electric future. 27 more words

Cars

Is Volkswagen Acquiring Tesla? CEO Says Yes, But Spokesman Denies.

Ever since Elon Musk expressed his intention to take Tesla away from the scrutiny of public shareholders last year, speculation about the electric carmaker being absorbed by a larger company has not faded. 414 more words

Tesla

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0T 35th Anniversary Edition

The Volkswagen was driven to Pirate Radio where George “Elvis” Gray and Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello helped analyze the vehicle while at the same time passing judgement on the Ford Raptor (not pictured) that they had recently looked over: 129 more words

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Tesla Jumps After German Press Says Volkswagen Preparing Acquisition

Elon Musk may have finally secured some of that precious financing he once claimed to have secured (roughly one year ago), though, according to a report in German business magazine Manager… 73 more words

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is coming to SA with 213 kW!

“Only 300 units are set aside for our market”. 

We attended the first day of the Festival of Motoring at the Kyalami Grand Prix where Volkswagen South Africa took the wraps off its SA-bound Golf GTI TCR. 204 more words

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The Trump Administration's Push For Dirtier, Less Efficient Vehicles

Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, Honda, and Mercedes Benz want to make cleaner cars. Which is pissing off the President. One can’t help but wonder, given his gutting of the EPA, the proposed undoing of the Endangered Species Act, and this attempted rollback of higher standards for fuel efficiency, whether little Donald had a really bad experience in nature. 271 more words

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