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VW made a Bonneville speed demon to tease the Jetta GLI

VW made a Bonneville speed demon to tease the Jetta GLI

Volkswagen of America is cooking up a treat for speed freaks. The German automaker recently announced the all-new 2019 VW Jetta will be the basis for the Bonneville Jetta in an attempt to break the BGC/G speed record at the Bonneville Speed Week in August 2018.

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VW I.D. R Pikes Peak racer dominates qualifying

VW I.D. R Pikes Peak racer dominates qualifying

The Pikes Peak International Hill climb is going on this weekend and racers from around the world are on the mounting practicing right now. We have talked about the VW I.D. R Pikes Peak racing car before and it has been doing extremely well so far. VW has announced that the I.D. R Pikes Peak has set the fastest time in qualifying.

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Apple and Volkswagen tipped in self-driving shuttle bus project

Apple and Volkswagen tipped in self-driving shuttle bus project

Apple has quietly signed an automotive deal with Volkswagen, according to sources that have surfaced, to develop self-driving vehicles for the company's employees. The report claims that Apple wants to turn some of Volkswagen's T6 Transporter vans into autonomous shuttles for Apple workers, a project that is supposedly monopolizing most of the company's automotive team.

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There’s very good news about VW’s neat little I.D. electric car

There’s very good news about VW’s neat little I.D. electric car

Volkswagen's first I.D. car, the Golf-sized hatchback expected to open the floodgates for the automaker's new all-electric range, will keep most of its concept glamor the company has insisted. Shown off in concept form at the Paris Auto Show back in 2016, the VW I.D. introduced not only the I.D. brand - which has since grown to a number of models - but the next step in the automaker's post-dieselgate mea culpa.

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VW and Audi cars have infotainment systems vulnerable to remote hacking

VW and Audi cars have infotainment systems vulnerable to remote hacking

A cybersecurity firm called Computest has found that the infotainment systems inside some Audi and VW cars is vulnerable to remote hacking. The researchers who discovered the issue are Daan Keuper and Thijs Alkemade. The researchers say that they have confirmed these exploits using a VW Golf GTE and an Audi A3 Sportback e-tron model.

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Memminger Roadster 2.7 rocks tube-frame and 210hp

Memminger Roadster 2.7 rocks tube-frame and 210hp

A fast glance at the Memminger Roadster 2.7 and you might think you are looking at a classic VW Beetle. A closer inspection tells you that despite the visual similarities, the Memminger car is a vastly different beast. The car is built by a German restoration shop unsurprisingly called Memminger.

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VW I.D. R Pikes Peak racer packs 680 electric horses

VW I.D. R Pikes Peak racer packs 680 electric horses

VW has unveiled the all-electric racing car that it will use to take on Pikes Peak this summer. The car is called the I.D. R Pikes Peak and it is aiming specifically at beating the 8:57.118 record for the EV class in the race up the mountain. The I.D. R most certainly has the power to beat that time.

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Walmart electric car chargers coming soon from Electrify America

Walmart electric car chargers coming soon from Electrify America

As the market shifts more and more toward electric vehicles, drivers will naturally need more places where they can charge up their batteries. While there are already thousands of charging stations dotted around the US, there's always room for more, and by the end of next year, you might be heading to Walmart for a top off. Today, Electrify America and Walmart announced a new partnership that will see the installation of fast charging stations at Walmart stores across the country.

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VW Group says autonomous parking to be ready by 2020

VW Group says autonomous parking to be ready by 2020

The Volkswagen Group will soon have autonomous parking ready for its series vehicles the company has stated. The new autonomous parking tech will find its way into VW, Audi, and Porsche products with autonomous testing for those vehicles happening at Hamburg airport now. The new feature will be available in the first vehicles come 2020.

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2019 VW Jetta pricing official: These are all the trims

2019 VW Jetta pricing official: These are all the trims

Volkswagen has priced up the 2019 Jetta for the US, with the new compact sedan managing to undercut the old model in the process. Redesigned for the 2019 model year, the new Jetta switches to VW Group's MQB platform - found under the skin of many other Audi and VW cars - though carries over the same 1.4-liter turbocharged TSI engine.

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VW Atlas Tanoak first look: Volkswagen, build this pickup

VW Atlas Tanoak first look: Volkswagen, build this pickup

Ford and Chevrolet need to watch out. Volkswagen hasn't just made a compelling pickup in the VW Atlas Tanoak, it's demonstrated that - should it decide to give its utility the green-light - domestic automakers in the US would be right to be apprehensive.

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VW Atlas Tanoak pickup teases Honda Ridgeline rival

VW Atlas Tanoak pickup teases Honda Ridgeline rival

Volkswagen has brought a pickup truck concept to New York, with the Atlas Tanoak teasing just what the automaker could create if it thought there was a market for it. VW's second Atlas-based concept of the week - the first being the Atlas Cross Sport Concept - the Atlas Tanoak is named after a Pacific Coast tree known for its immense height.

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