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Volkswagen Keeping its Sales Up!

Proving Once again that it's not one to stick to convention, Volkswagen has released the all-new Volkswagen Up! to Japan, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive.

Now you may be wondering how this can be the case. Not that the Up! would be popular, of course, but with the Japanese market the way it is, that it would find success in the island nation after so many other automakers have struggled trying to…

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Fletcher Jones Volkswagen Offers Advice to Increase Vehicle Longevity

Buying a car whether it's a new VW or used model, is an investment. And, as such - drivers understandably, want to get the most out of it that they can. But, as many people know, cars are tricky. And, while it might seem auto fanatics and gear heads are the only ones who can truly keep their car running the way it did the first time it was driven, there are a few tips…

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The Volkswagen Phaeton is U.S.-Bound

Hey, Chicago drivers - remember the Volkswagen Phaeton? The German automaker unveiled the first version of the full-size luxury sedan at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show before releasing it worldwide. Still on sale in many parts of the world, American drivers didn't bite the first time around, and Volkswagen pulled it from U.S. showrooms in 2006.

Yes - we said the first time around. Volkswagen is set to release the Phaeton in America again. This...

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The Record-Setting Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is Chicago Bound

The Volkswagen  Jetta is one of the most versatile models in the new Volkswagen lineup. You want a safe, reliable and fuel-efficient wagon? Meet the Jetta SportWagen. You want a green-machine with class-leading interior space? You'll love the Jetta TDI. Want a perfect combination of style and performance? Then the 200-horsepower Jetta GLI is right up your alley.

Still not quite right? Well, Goldilocks, we'd love to introduce you to the newest member...

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Get Ready for 2014, When the New Volkswagen Golf Will Arrive

About to head into its seventh generation, the Volkswagen Golf has been a favorite of drivers here in Chicago for years. When the sixth-gen Golf debuted at the Paris Motor Show in 2008, fans and critics were impressed with its aerodynamic new styling, upscale interior, and timeless design. Now, just four years later, the 2014 Golf is ready to make its debut at the Paris Motor Show, yet again a more aerodynamic version of its...

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Show Off Your Volkswagen Pride With DriverGear

Your Volkswagen love doesn't have to end when you get out of your car and walk into the office. Nope, as a matter of fact, you can sport your VW attire all through the week and into the weekend if you want.


Okay, maybe that sounds a bit geeky, but hear us out for a minute.


Drive a Beetle? You'll love the "Beetle Parking Only" sign for your driveway, the Beetle iPad case...

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Volkswagen Cleans Up Diesel's Image

Unless you're a huge fan of German cars, the term "clean diesel" may seem like an oxymoron to you. But these engines certainly are clean. And efficient. And quiet. And thanks to automakers like Volkswagen, more and more people are catching on to the clean diesel trend.

And with gas prices on the rise, market forecasters are predicting that diesel sales will continue to rise in the coming months and years. From 250,000...

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Volkswagen and Porsche Finalize Merger

Volkswagen and Porsche have a long history of working together - starting way back in the 1930s, when Ferdinand Porsche designed the very first Volkswagen. And many Porsche models through history have utilized Volkswagen parts and elements. In 2009, the companies announced that a merger was about to take place, with Porsche's 50 percent stake in VW playing a major role in the decision.

Between then and now, however...

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Explore the Joy of Volkswagen TDI

It used to be that a cross-country road trip was an inexpensive way to take a vacation. These days, however, gas prices continue to inflate and the idea of a road trip is a whole lot less appealing. What's a driver to do?

Hybrids are an option, of course. But Volkswagen knows that not everybody is suited for a hybrid. Plug-in hybrids offer a bit more pep but there's another option for those...

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New Volkswagen Lineup Takes on Some Interesting Competition in New Ads

More often than not, when an automaker wants to prove how fast their cars are, they'll pit them up against some other speedy competition. This involves a race track, a timer, some very talented drivers, and of course: two vehicles. But, leave it to Volkswagen to do things a little differently.

In the latest ad for the 2012 Volkswagen R, a professional driver on a closed course attempts to complete a lap before the...

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