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Kia Wants To Be The 'People's Car', Eying Volkswagen As Benchmark

Kia Wants To Be The 'People's Car', Eying Volkswagen As Benchmark

Kia, it seems, wants to be Volkswagen. Not only is the Korean rising star of the automotive world specifically targeting the Volkswagen brand, they’re also targeting the goal of becoming a beloved, “people’s car.” As Kia vice-president Hyoung-Keun Lee explained to Automotive... read more

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2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport

Suzuki Demands Apology For VW Lawsuit

Divorces, be they between previously consenting adults or major corporations, rarely end on an amicable note. Such is the case between once-happy newlyweds Suzuki and... read more September 22, 2011 by  0

2012 Hyundai Veloster

Hyundai Aces Brand Loyalty Study; Toyota, Ford Make The Top 100

The good news -- for Hyundai fans, at least -- is that the Korean automaker has driven to the top ten of Brand Keys' Customer Loyalty Leaders Index for a second year in a... read more September 13, 2011 by  0

2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011-2012 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan: Recall Alert

Volkswagen is recalling certain 2011-2012 model year Jetta sedan models over concerns that tailpipe extensions that could burn people. A notice on the National Highway... read more September 12, 2011 by  0

2011 Suzuki Kizashi SLS. © 2011 Anne Proffit

VW, Suzuki Alliance Hits The Skids

The estranged partnership between Volkswagen and Suzuki has hit the skids, as Suzuki is now asking Volkswagen to sell its stake in the company, and has promised to sell its... read more September 12, 2011 by  1

2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Volkswagen Passat Earns Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just named the redesigned 2012 Volkswagen Passat mid-size sedan a Top Safety Pick. The Passat earned its status as a... read more September 8, 2011 by  2

2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Volkswagen Passat Grabs IIHS "Top Safety Pick" Award

The first Volkswagen model to be built at its new Chattanooga, TN plant, the 2012 Volkswagen Passat, has earned “Top Safety Pick” honors from the Insurance... read more September 8, 2011 by  4

2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Family Sedans Under $20,000

Looking for a way to maximize your purchasing power and still come away with a comfortable, stylish family sedan--one that knows how to get out of its own way on the road... read more September 6, 2011 by  0

2012 Volkswagen Passat

China Halfheartedly Clamps Down On Government Car Perks

When it comes to political leaders who work the system for their own benefit, the United States hardly has a monopoly. In China, being a government official practically... read more August 31, 2011 by  0

Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

Volkswagen Announces $1 Million Gift To MLK Memorial Foundation

As the nation prepares to commemorate the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, Volkswagen Group of America has announced a gift of $1,000,000 to the... read more August 24, 2011 by  1

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Seven-Seat SUV In Volkswagen’s Future?

Family buyers looking for an alternative seven-seat SUV to what’s currently in the market may have another choice in the near future if German automaker... read more August 23, 2011 by  0

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Volkswagen Considering Seven-Seat SUV For U.S. Market

Volkswagen has ambitious goals for the United States market: over the next seven years. The automaker wants to more-than-triple its 2010 sales, growing them from 256,830 in... read more August 23, 2011 by  2

VW Bulli Concept from Volkswagen Group of America

Volkswagen To Launch Retro-Styled Bulli Concept For 2014: Rumor

When Volkswagen unveiled its Bulli concept vehicle last March at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the response from the press and the public was fairly unanimous: "Build it!" Now... read more August 15, 2011 by  4

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Green Volkswagen Thinks Blue Is A Better Color

I clearly remember when I stepped into a late-'90s VW Passat that I had rented for a trip to a friend's wedding. Not only was I impressed by the exterior of the VW Passat... read more August 9, 2011 by  1

2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Models Probed By NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI and 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sportwagen models. Seven... read more August 8, 2011 by  2

2012 Volkswagen Passat

U.S. To Have Greater Voice In VW Product Development, New SUV Planned

It’s no secret auto giant Volkswagen is still a small fish in the all-important U.S. market, but the automaker is determined to alleviate the issue, going so far as to... read more August 7, 2011 by  8


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