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Volkswagen Virtus - First drive review: Move on up!
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Volkswagen Virtus - First drive review: Move on up!

Can the Volkswagen Virtus be a successor to the Vento, elder sibling to the Polo and a worthy alternative to the Taigun? We find out!

Volkswagen launches Polo Legend edition in India
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Volkswagen launches Polo Legend edition in India

The Volkswagen Polo Legend Edition is a celebratory model to mark the 12-year journey of the premium hatchback in India.

Volkswagen Virtus production commences in India
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Volkswagen Virtus production commences in India

The Volkswagen Virtus will be manufactured at the Chakan facility in Pune.

Russia-Ukraine conflict: From Apple to Amex, the exodus of Western brands from Moscow
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: From Apple to Amex, the exodus of Western brands from Moscow

Russia's currency, the ruble, has crashed to a record low against the US dollar, pushing authorities to scramble to avoid a financial meltdown

Iran's vintage cars display racy and lavish past of toppled Pahlavi dynasty
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Iran's vintage cars display racy and lavish past of toppled Pahlavi dynasty

Before they were ousted by the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iran's royal family enjoyed a lavish lifestyle with a taste for fast cars. Now, after half a century hidden away, the royal racers are back on show, with the Iran Historical Car Museum drawing in thousands since it opened to the public

Volkswagen must prepare for ‘revolution’ to tackle Tesla and Chinese auto cos, says VW CEO Diess
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Volkswagen must prepare for ‘revolution’ to tackle Tesla and Chinese auto cos, says VW CEO Diess

Volkswagen is pumping 35 billion euros ($40 billion) into the shift to electric vehicles and aims to become the world's largest electric carmaker by 2025.

More mass-market vehicles on Volkswagen’s MQB A0 platform incoming, Skoda to lead development
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More mass-market vehicles on Volkswagen’s MQB A0 platform incoming, Skoda to lead development

Skoda and Volkswagen will develop new entry-level models based on the MQB A0 platform for India, Russia, Africa as well as the ASEAN countries and Latin America.

Volkswagen Taigun India launch highlights: To be available in Dynamic and Performance lines, priced from Rs 10.50 lakh
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Volkswagen Taigun India launch highlights: To be available in Dynamic and Performance lines, priced from Rs 10.50 lakh

The Volkswagen Taigun will be available with two turbo-petrol engine options and a choice of manual and automatic transmissions.

Now, subscribe to a Volkswagen: Monthly rental plans for VW’s India range start at Rs 16,500
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Now, subscribe to a Volkswagen: Monthly rental plans for VW’s India range start at Rs 16,500

Volkswagen India will roll out the subscription-based ownership model across Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad initially.

Volkswagen deems it 'impossible' to further accelerate shift to electrification: Here's why
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Volkswagen deems it 'impossible' to further accelerate shift to electrification: Here's why

Volkswagen chief executive Herbert Diess said it is "impossible" to speed up the German carmaker's electric transformation because of the complexities and investments involved.

EU hands $1 billion fine to Volkswagen and BMW for colluding on emission-control systems
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EU hands $1 billion fine to Volkswagen and BMW for colluding on emission-control systems

The EU Commission slapped Volkswagen and BMW with a $1 billion fine after Daimler revealed the cartel’s existence.

Volkswagen Group vehicles with wireless connectivity to feature Huawei's 4G technologies
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Volkswagen Group vehicles with wireless connectivity to feature Huawei's 4G technologies

A new agreement with a Volkswagen Group supplier is Huawei’s largest automotive licensing deal yet.

Volkswagen will phase out internal combustion engine vehicles in Europe by 2035
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Volkswagen will phase out internal combustion engine vehicles in Europe by 2035

With ICE vehicles on their way out, Volkswagen is aiming for EVs to account for 70 percent of its European sales by 2030.

EVs are the future: A list of all carmakers who have decided to phase out ICE vehicles and go electric
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EVs are the future: A list of all carmakers who have decided to phase out ICE vehicles and go electric

Several major automakers have already set targets to discontinue petrol and diesel vehicles and replace them with EVs.

Volkswagen India eyes used car biz in Tier 2 and 3 cities, bullish on petrol prospects
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Volkswagen India eyes used car biz in Tier 2 and 3 cities, bullish on petrol prospects

With India’s used car market estimated to double by FY2025, Volkswagen India sees scope for growth in smaller cities.

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX debuts with a dual-motor setup, 299 hp and 480-kilometre range
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Volkswagen ID.4 GTX debuts with a dual-motor setup, 299 hp and 480-kilometre range

Revealing the high-performance version of the ID.4, Volkswagen said GTX is the ‘GTI’ of the EV world.

Great Wall Motors’ upcoming ORA EV is ‘inspired’ by the original Volkswagen Beetle
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Great Wall Motors’ upcoming ORA EV is ‘inspired’ by the original Volkswagen Beetle

To be unveiled at the 2021 Shanghai auto show, the new ORA EV clearly follows the design template of a motoring icon.

Volkswagen, not Voltswagen: Name change only an April Fool’s joke, company confirms
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Volkswagen, not Voltswagen: Name change only an April Fool’s joke, company confirms

Volkswagen issued a press release insisting it was indeed changing its name in the USA to Voltswagen.

Volkswagen aims to halve battery costs with new single-cell format, will open six gigafactories
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Volkswagen aims to halve battery costs with new single-cell format, will open six gigafactories

Up to 80 percent of all Volkswagen Group electric vehicles will adopt a single-cell battery by 2030.

Ford will go all-electric in Europe by 2030, turn German plant into EV production base
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Ford will go all-electric in Europe by 2030, turn German plant into EV production base

Ford will spend $1 billion to revamp its factory in Cologne, Germany and make it a base for production of battery powered cars using Volkswagen’s mechanical framework.