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VW Announces Convertible Crossover For 2020 As All Grasp Of Reality Slips Away

Volkswagen, seemingly unmoved by the extremely divisive and weak-selling Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet, announced plans to introduce a new convertible model based on its recently revealed T-Roc crossover in 2020. That’s right, folks, time is a circle and so we’re doing the convertible crossover thing again.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Next Big Thing In Car Safety Is Automatic Braking In Reverse

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The 2018 Volkswagen Arteon Is A Gorgeous Grand Tourer But I’m Not Sure Who It’s For

Volkswagen really needs to decide what it wants to be when it grows up. Or gets out of a financial and regulatory prison sentence, I guess. And the new 2018 Volkswagen Arteon sedan has somehow emerged as the poster boy for this problem.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI Was More Of A Nightmare Than You Can Possibly Imagine

Recently I put together an article about the VW W8 Passat, a car so needlessly complicated and expensive to operate I was sure it was the most infamously unreliable Volkswagen in modern history. Then the V10 Touareg showed up and blew my mentions into smithereens.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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VW Wants To Delay Trials Because A Dieselgate Lawyer Referenced Nazis In A Netflix Documentary

On Friday, Volkswagen asked a court in Virginia to delay for six months the first of a series of consumer fraud trials after an attorney representing TDI owners apparently drew a parallel between VW-funded monkey experiments and the Holocaust, Reuters reports.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Gets Bigger And Hopefully Better

Sedans and small cars are in a bad way right now as buyers flock to crossovers and SUVs, but they still matter at Volkswagen. In particular, the Jetta matters, as this Golf-with-a-trunk remains the brand’s best-selling vehicle. As VW seeks to recover from the diesel cheating mess, here’s the bigger, hopefully better…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Porsche Is Developing An All-Electric Sports And Supercar Platform: Report

Despite being the more exciting cars to read about and drive, sports cars and supercars usually aren’t on an automaker’s top moneymaker list. Which is why the first wave of electric offerings will be cars that appeal to the mass market. After that is when the fun stuff starts coming out, if this chatter about […]

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The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Aims To Be Relevant Again

Believe it or not, in the United States, Volkswagen’s best-selling model is still the Jetta. Yes, even as sedan sales implode, and even with the Golf being as good as it is, and even with two new SUVs newly embiggened and competitively priced for the American market, and even though the compact sedan itself is […]

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