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This van version of VW’s electric Microbus could beat it to market

This van version of VW’s electric Microbus could beat it to market

Volkswagen's electric Microbus has spawned a cute commercial cousin, with the I.D. BUZZ CARGO previewing VW's vision of the urban workhorse of tomorrow. Based on the same Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB) as the I.D. BUZZ concept, which the automaker plans to put into production from 2022, the van variant could actually beat it to the road.

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The Audi e-tron is great news for Tesla drivers

The Audi e-tron is great news for Tesla drivers

Tesla may have had the early bird advantage in electric cars, but while increasing competition from vehicles like the new 2019 Audi e-tron may give Elon Musk's business plan a headache, for drivers it's all good news. The new electric SUV won't just headline Audi's new electric car strategy when it arrives in dealerships next year: it'll also mark a turning point in a new EV infrastructure that's great news for Tesla drivers too.

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VW celebrates the end of the Beetle with Final Edition

VW celebrates the end of the Beetle with Final Edition

VW fans that like the iconic Beetle may not know that the car has been discontinued. Production for the car will end in 2019 and ahead of the last Beetle rolling off the assembly line VW has a special edition that is called the Final Edition. Final Edition cars will come in SE or SEL trims.

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Now the 2019 VW Golf R can look as wild as it drives

Now the 2019 VW Golf R can look as wild as it drives

Volkswagen is injecting some fun back into its feistiest Golf, with the Volkswagen Spektrum Program offering a whole new set of colors for the 2019 Golf R. The sports hatchback certainly isn't going to be slow when it comes to pace, but VW's fairly sober portfolio of off-the-shelf paint finishes means the impact when it's standing still isn't so visceral.

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Volkswagen’s Climb to Redemption

Volkswagen’s Climb to Redemption

After a 31 year absence, Volkswagen has returned to Pikes Peak to set the record straight. Its last, and only other trek up the mountain was on pace to set a best time, but ended in disappointment as Jochi Kleint’s 625bhp, dual-engine Golf failed just 600 feet short of the finish line. Add to that the recent emissions scandal, and you’ve got a company hell bent to prove itself.

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Watch the VW I.D. R Pikes Peak’s full record-smashing hill climb

Watch the VW I.D. R Pikes Peak’s full record-smashing hill climb

VW has released the first full video of its record-breaking Pikes Peak run, showing the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak electric racer storming its way up the legendary hill climb. The record - an impressive 7 minutes 57.148 seconds - was set on June 25, and both VW and EV fans alike had been chomping at the bit to see the International Hill Climb footage in full.

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VW T-Cross teased ahead of fall debut

VW T-Cross teased ahead of fall debut

VW is teasing its smallest crossover so far that is set to debut this fall. The crossover will be called the T-Cross, the same name VW used for a concept at the 2016 Geneva Motor show. The production T-Cross will be completely reveled this fall.

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VW I.D. R Pikes Peak racer crushes overall record on America’s Mountain

VW I.D. R Pikes Peak racer crushes overall record on America’s Mountain

VW had a very impressive run in qualifying for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb last week. That top place run gave VW the best starting time overall, assuming Romain Dumas and his electric I.D. R Pikes Peak racer could keep it on the road. Dumas was able to keep the car on the road on race day and absolutely dominated the track and the rest of the field.

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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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