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    Charlotte Observer    August 2014       Volkswagen to add SUV line at Chattanooga site

Aaron Kessler of the New York Times reports in August 2014 that VW is planning to start producing SUV_s in Chattanooga, TN. Currently, VW only produces the Passat CC in Tennessee. VW hopes to start producing SUV_s in 2016, and will nee ...

    Charlotte Observer    August 2014       More Voltage Coming for Audi

The Auto Sleuth reports in August 2014 that Audi is planning on switching from 12 volts to a 48 volt system to better suit cars with start-stop technology. One of the problems with stopping the engine is that the air conditioner will al ...

    GreenReports.com    February 2014       VW Beetle Celebrates 65 Years In the U.S.

Stephen Edelstein or GreenCar.com reports that In January 2014, VW celebrated 65 years of car sales in the USA. The first car imported, a 1949 Beetle, arrived in New York in January of 1949. During that time, the British were selling l ...

    USA Today    October 2014       Paris Auto Show - VW Concept Sporty on Just Two Cylinders

Chris Woodyard and Fred Meier of USA Today report that VW has introduced a two cylinder concept car in Paris called the Volkswagen XL Sport. It is claimed to have the worlds most powerful two cylinder engine, which is from a Ducati moto ...

    Charlotte Observer    June 2015       Top 10 Best Selling Cars May 2015

Kelsey Mays from Cars.com reports May 2015 top selling cars. She reports that "America kept on truckin with 17 of the fastest 21 fastest selling cars in May being trucks or SUV's". She later says "Shoppers still gave cars the cold shou ...

    European Car    September 2014       First Drive - 2015 VW GTI

On page 48, Greg Emerson reports on the 2105 VW GTI MK7. He states that he has owned five differnt GTI_s and while they are not the best in any one category, they are the best overall car out there for the price. He states that |the GT ...

    Auto Zeitung    September 2014       An Electrified GTI ? / GTI unter Strom?

Elmar Siepen from the German magazine Auto Zeitung reports in the September issue about the plug-in hybrid GTE, the new environment-friendly model proposed by the Wolfsburg-based manufacturer, following the all-electric hatch e-Golf. Cou ...

    Auto Zeitung    September 2014       Das Volle Programm

Martin Urbanke at the Auto Zeitung makes in the September edition of the magazine an interesting parallel between three sedans that are what the French call “crème de la crème” in terms of performance and luxury: Porsche Panamera Turbo, ...

    Auto Zeitung    September 2014       Give Us Curves/ Gebt uns Kurven

Benny Hiltscher at the German magazine Auto Zeitung challenges two sophisticated new models for a duel: the third Audi TT and the BMW Z4 Roadster. At a first glance, both are sure soft on the eye, but let’s dig deeper and see what more d ...