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Volkswagen Shifts Gears, Vows To Focus More Attention On Electric Cars

Volkswagen Shifts Gears, Vows To Focus More Attention On Electric Cars

When you think of eco-friendly car companies, you may not immediately think of Volkswagen. But that could change if policies proposed by the new Volkswagen Brand Board of Management come to fruition. QUESTIONABLE HISTORY Volkswagen's less-than-green image isn't just because of the ongoing... read more

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2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

New 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Breaks Cover

"Phaeton". I have absolutely no clue on how to pronounce that, the only thing I know is that the name is from Greek mythology. Honestly, how a designer would have thought to... read more June 9, 2010 by 0

2009 Volkswagen Touareg

2011 Volkswagen Touareg To Launch in January at Detroit Auto Show

Introduced as a 2004 model, the Touareg sport utility vehicle was Volkswagen's first foray into SUVs, and its most expensive vehicle at the time. Now VW will unveil a... read more November 12, 2009 by 1

2008 BMW 5-Series 4-door Sedan M5 RWD Side Exterior View

Why the Volkswagen Phaeton Failed in the U.S.

By: Ryan Konko The Volkswagen Phaeton was a technological marvel during the time it was sold in the United States. It shared the same platform as The Bentley Continental GT... read more August 14, 2009 by 0

2009 VW Phaeton

VW Resuscitates Phaeton with New Infotainment, Improved Drivetrains

VW breathes new life into the slow-selling Phaeton luxury vehicle with new infotainment systems and thoroughly reworked drivetrains. The infotainment systems, known as RCD... read more November 17, 2008 by 2

Buick Y-Job

Ten Concepts Detroit Should Have Built

by Rex Roy It could be argued that the 1938 Buick Y-Job stands as the world's first true concept car. Built under the direction of Genera Motors' first design czar, Harley... read more July 17, 2007 by 0

2007 Volkswagen GTI W12 concept

VW Golf GTI – Twelve Cylinder?

What’s the best way to pay tribute to enthusiasts who love one ofEurope’s most enduring motoring icons? Give them something new. That’s what Volkswagen is doing at the... read more May 24, 2007 by 0


In the Driver’s Seat: VW Rabbit 2.5

Naming cars isn’t an art, and it isn’t a science—sometimes it’s just a stab in the dark. Hence the entrance and exit of the Five Hundred nameplate at... read more March 22, 2007 by 0


BP, Pope Have a VW Moment Together

From the Playboy Mansion to Vatican City: Volkswagen’s long, strange trip is making a special stop this week to the House of Pope for a special delivery blessed, perhaps... read more October 19, 2006 by 2

Quail 2010: A Pair of Packards

Daily Edition: Mar. 3, 2006

GM, Toyota Extend Partnership The research consortium between GM and Toyota that was written off as dead in some reports last month is still very much alive. The world's two... read more March 3, 2006 by 0

2006 Volkswagen Phaeton 4-door Sedan V8 6-spd Auto Open Doors

Daily Edition: Nov. 15, 2005

Phaeton Dumped from VWoA Lineup The $70,000 Phaeton sedan will exit Volkswagen'sU.S. sales lineup early next year as the German automaker realigns its future product plans... read more November 14, 2005 by 0


Phaeton Goes To The Drive-In

VW has found a new use for all those Phaetons it is finding difficult to sell – in Britain, one is being used as a mobile theater. The Phaeton in question is set to... read more September 28, 2005 by 0

2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

DAILY EDITION: Mar. 2, 2004

TCC'S DAILY EDITION: Mar. 2, 2004 NHTSA Tests Slam Mid-Size Sedans The latest round of crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) finds... read more March 2, 2004 by 0


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