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VW T-Roc R gives sports crossover 296hp to play with

VW T-Roc R gives sports crossover 296hp to play with

Volkswagen's chunky little T-Roc crossover is getting a beefier sports model, with the VW T-Roc R set to boost both the performance and the style. Making its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2019 next week, the new T-Roc R is the latest in VW's R range of more sporting trims, packing a 2.0-liter TSI engine under the hood.

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Ford and VW’s huge deal hits EV and self-driving hurdles

Ford and VW’s huge deal hits EV and self-driving hurdles

Ford and Volkswagen's deal to collaborate on cars still needs some work, with insiders suggesting it's yet to be the cost, tech, and time-saving savior that the automakers first promised. The two firms announced their collaboration in January, first on pickup trucks and commercial vans, though with electrification and autonomous driving also set to be added to the deal.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI packs Golf GTI tech into sports sedan

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI packs Golf GTI tech into sports sedan

Volkswagen has revealed the 2019 Jetta GLI, wrapping the 2.0-liter TSI engine of the Golf GTI in a performance sedan body. Making its debut at the Chicago Auto Show 2019 today, the new GLI packs 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, along with tapping into tech from both the GTI and the Golf R.

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VW Golf GTI hybrid plan scrapped claim insiders

VW Golf GTI hybrid plan scrapped claim insiders

Volkswagen reportedly had a last-minute change of heart with the new VW Golf GTI, shelving a planned switch to hybrid power for the eighth-generation hot-hatch. Expected to make its debut in early 2020, the new car was rumored to make use of an electrified drivetrain that could have boosted low-end power with an electric motor.

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VW dune buggy electric concept proves EVs aren’t dull

VW dune buggy electric concept proves EVs aren’t dull

Volkswagen has revealed its latest all-electric car, and if the thought of an EV Microbus had you excited, a VW buggy EV could prove too much to handle. Set to make its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2019 in March, the new car is the latest vehicle to use VW's MEB modular electric drive matrix platform.

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Ford and VW just teamed up on a formidable project

Ford and VW just teamed up on a formidable project

Volkswagen and Ford have inked a deal to collaborate on future vehicles, kicking off with midsize trucks but potentially expanding to EVs and autonomous cars. The alliance was announced today, with the first fruits of the two automakers' handiwork expected to arrive in 2022.

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2020 VW Passat gets sleek styling and tech upgrade

2020 VW Passat gets sleek styling and tech upgrade

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat has made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show 2019, with more power, more style, and a focus on value. Although a mainstay of VW's range, nobody has ever described the Passat as dramatic, something this 2020 Passat aims to change.

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Ford and VW deal on EVs and autonomy could be huge

Ford and VW deal on EVs and autonomy could be huge

A new Ford Volkswagen deal potentially announced as soon as next week could see Ford get a jump on VW's EV platform wheel the two firms collaborate on driverless tech, according to industry insiders. An official announcement of the alliance, which would build upon an existing collaboration between the two automakers, may be announced at the Detroit Auto Show 2019.

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VW I.D. Neo promises big things from small EV

VW I.D. Neo promises big things from small EV

Volkswagen's all-electric ID, the Golf-sized hatchback expected to go on sale in 2020, has been out on the road, though it's not quite ready to come out from behind its camouflage wrap. The EV will be the first to feature Volkswagen's modular electric drive matrix platform, known as MEB, on which numerous cars, SUVs, and other vehicle types will be based.

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VW just made a huge change to its EV strategy

VW just made a huge change to its EV strategy

Volkswagen is the latest automaker to give its line-up a serious shakedown, promising to "speed up" its transformation by accelerating its EV growth. The company already had ambitious plans to dramatically increase the number of its electric vehicles across its various brands, but now it's supercharging those schemes.

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Siri just turned into your VW co-pilot

Siri just turned into your VW co-pilot

VW and Siri are ganging up to remotely control your car, with Apple's voice assistant now able to start and stop the engine, set the climate control, and more. The update brings Siri Shortcuts to the VW Car-Net App, which works with compatible Volkswagen infotainment systems in models like the Tiguan crossover.

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VW I.D. Neo price leak suggests Tesla could have a problem

VW I.D. Neo price leak suggests Tesla could have a problem

VW is targeting an aggressively low price for its new all-electric car, significantly undercutting Tesla in the process, and accelerating attention away from the so-called "dieselgate" scandal. The automaker has a lengthy roadmap of electric vehicles, all using its MEB platform, that will span different segments and offer a variety of ranges.

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