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Volkswagen data breach leaks information on 3.3 million customers

Volkswagen data breach leaks information on 3.3 million customers

Volkswagen has found itself in hot water multiple times in the last few years, most notably for dieslegate scandal where it was cheating emissions. Volkswagen has now announced another problem with a data breach at a vendor that has impacted more than 3.3 million customers and potential customers in North America. Almost all of the information leaked was of current or potential customers of Audi, which is owned by VW.

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Volkswagen reveals a complete accessory line for the Taos SUV

Volkswagen reveals a complete accessory line for the Taos SUV

Volkswagen of America has revealed a new line of accessories for its Taos compact SUV. All the accessories are meant to complement the style of the SUV and make it more adaptable to the different things customers want to do with their vehicle. VW says the line of accessories for the smaller Taos SUV comes after it received an overwhelmingly positive response to the Basecamp line of accessories for its Atlas full-size SUV.

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Manhart Golf GTI 290 has a tuned 290HP turbo engine

Manhart Golf GTI 290 has a tuned 290HP turbo engine

German tuning house Manhart has sprinkled its tuner magic on the eighth-gen VW Golf GTI. In true Manhart tradition, the Golf GTI 290 has an upgraded engine pumping out 290 horsepower, 45 more horses than a stock Golf GTI. More importantly, it also churns out 313 pound-feet of torque, a marginal bump from the stock engine’s 273 pound-feet.

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Volkswagen Taos Basecamp Concept arrives just in time for summer

Volkswagen Taos Basecamp Concept arrives just in time for summer

Yes, the VW Taos Basecamp is a concept for now. But we have a strong feeling it won’t remain a concept for long. Seemingly inspired by the positive response from its Atlas Basecamp concept in 2019, the Volkswagen design team in Oxnard, California, conceived the Taos Basecamp Concept as a more outdoorsy and rugged version of a standard VW Taos crossover.

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2022 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives this fall with a new face and more standard features

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives this fall with a new face and more standard features

German automaker Volkswagen is done teasing with the 2022 Tiguan. VW unveiled the newest U.S.-spec Tiguan crossover in a recent press release, and it’s coming with all the changes we expected since the concept renderings exploded on the Internet last year.

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2021 World Car of the Year: Volkswagen ID.4

2021 World Car of the Year: Volkswagen ID.4

The Volkswagen ID.4 electric crossover is officially the 2021 World Car of the Year. It won the crown against an eclectic mix of hatchbacks, sedans, coupes, and SUVs, including the Toyota GR Yaris, Audi A3, BMW 4 Series, Kia K5, and Mazda MX-30, to name a few.

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2021 Volkswagen Golf Review: Frugal Farewell

2021 Volkswagen Golf Review: Frugal Farewell

It's hard not to feel sorry for the Volkswagen Golf. Perennially overshadowed by its sportier, more eye-catching Golf GTI sibling, the "regular" car doesn't have the punchy performance or indeed the badge cachet, but hangs its appeal on value instead. As the 2021 Golf TSI prepares to close the books on Mk7 production, it turns out that's still an unexpectedly compelling argument.

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Breakthrough Argo Lidar could be key to Ford and VW’s autonomous cars

Breakthrough Argo Lidar could be key to Ford and VW’s autonomous cars

Ford-backed autonomous vehicle company Argo has announced its own LIDAR sensor, claiming to have cracked the balance between long-range scanning and commercial-ready scale. The Argo Lidar promises what the company believes to be the longest sensing range at over 1,300 feet, despite still supporting nighttime use and high-resolution scanning.

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Volkswagen ID.4 GTX unveiled with dual-motors and standard AWD

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX unveiled with dual-motors and standard AWD

German automaker Volkswagen presented its newest ID.4 GTX at a digital world premiere at Berlin Tempelhof Airport. The VW ID.4 GTX is the brand’s first high-performance EV with dual electric motors and a standard electric all-wheel drivetrain.

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2022 Volkswagen Taos achieves EPA-confirmed 31 mpg; base prices start at under $23k

2022 Volkswagen Taos achieves EPA-confirmed 31 mpg; base prices start at under $23k

The 2022 Volkswagen Taos is the German carmaker’s newest compact SUV. Surprisingly, the new Taos is a fuel miser despite having a standard 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. VW unveiled the front-wheel-drive Taos achieves an EPA-estimated 28/36/31 mpg on unleaded fuel, better than its closest rivals like the Audi Q3 and Mazda CX-30.

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This VW ID.4 by Tanner Foust and Rhys Millen Racing is challenging the Baja peninsula

This VW ID.4 by Tanner Foust and Rhys Millen Racing is challenging the Baja peninsula

German automaker Volkswagen is fielding its newest ID.4 electric crossover in the National Off-Road Racing Association (NORRA) Mexican 1000 race in the Mexican Baja peninsula. Most people are not aware that a Meyers Manx – an off-road dune buggy based on the iconic VW Beetle – won the inaugural NORRA Mexican 1000 back in 1967. And now, it's the VW ID. 4's turn to prove its merits in the harsh Mexican terrain.

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2022 VW ID.6 three-row electric crossover debuts in Shanghai

2022 VW ID.6 three-row electric crossover debuts in Shanghai

The 2022 VW ID.6 is the newest member of the German carmaker’s all-electric ID family. It recently debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show and will only be sold in China. The latest VW ID.6 is the first all-electric vehicle that Volkswagen made for a specific market.

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