Volkswagen

VW Long Tiguan 2017

Why is VW dropping Touareg from its lineup? Slow sales and new models

After years of sluggish sales, Volkswagen has decided to kick the upscale, mid-sized crossover out of the lineup. Its replacements are already there, the three-row crossover Atlas and the long Tiguan, another three-row crossover. The current Tiguan, shown above, will remain as a sales partner to the long Tiguan, as the Tiguan Limited.
Beetle GRC

VW Andretti Beetles Sweep World Rallycross Racing in Indianapolis

The VW Andretti Global Rallycross team continued its winning ways with a 1-2 finish for drivers Scott Speed and Tanner Foust, pilots of the Beetles that took the event. The win helped VW to extend its lead for the manufactuer's championship while Speed regained sole possession of second place in driver points following first place Foust.
Volkswagen

Dieselgate News Continues As U.S. Issues International Arrest Warrants

Just when you thought you'd seen the last Dieselgate news story along comes another one. This time, though, it is just the culmination of a story that began in January where six execs and former managers were charged with conspiracy and violating environmental laws. Now, the U.S. has issued five international arrest warrants as it seeks five of the six charged. The sixth was arrested in the U.S. as he awaited a flight out, following a Florida vacation.
VW Beetle GRC

Adversity Doesn’t Keep VW Andretti Red Bull Drivers From Podium

Facing adversity Saturday that knocked one of its two entries out of the competition at the Ottawa Air and Space Museum, the VW Andretti Red Bull World Rallycross team still managed three podium finishes during a weekend of racing. On Sunday, the second day of a doubleheader, Tanner Foust and Scott Speed, the team's drivers had a 1-2 finish. Foust had a podium finish Saturday.
GRC Beetles

VW Andretti Team Looks For Good Results As Red Bull Rallycross Goes International

As the Red Bull Global Rallycross pulls into Ottawa for this weekend's proceedings, VW Andretti team drivers Scott Speed and Tanner Faust look to improve on their so-far successful season. At the moment, Speed is leading the championship point hunt, followed by Faust.
2018 "Long" Tiguan

Long Tiguan Appears Alongside Standard Model; 3 Rows Standard in Base Model

Volkswagen has, at least, revealed the pricing of the new, longer Tiguan. Though the automaker still is selling the shorter version, it is available alongside the new, longer version. The longer version is about 11 inches longer than its stablemate and is available with three-row seating.
VW Amarok

Like U.S. market, Overseas Aftermarket Provides VW Amarok With Many Fine Options

Though there have been rumblings that Volkswagen's mid-sized pickup was headed for the U.S., that is not the case, says the automaker. Meantime, the overseas aftermarket provides VW Amarok buyers with a wide variety of canopies, window screens and tints, like the U.S. aftermarket. And, for the same reason, to allow buyers to tailor their pickups to make them unique.
Screaming around a corner the Rockstar Beetle GRC moves though the pack at Thompson.

VW Andretti Drivers Atop World Rallycross GRC After Weekend Sojourn in New England

The Volkswagen Andretti GRC World Rallycross team had a good weekend at Thompson Motor Speedway in Connecticut. Scott Speed, the championship points leader, scored two second place finishes (he was stuck in the middle and had to do some fancy driving to obtain his place on the podium. His teammate Tanner Foust cruised through proceedings Saturday and was doing very well Sunday when he lost a wheel, just three laps from the finish line in the Final.

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