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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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Could We See a Jetta Crossover Soon?

Here at Fletcher Jones Volkswagen, we love the Jetta in all of its incarnations. We like the older ones and the brand-new ones, we love the SportWagen and the affordable base model Jetta S. We love the GLI powered by a 200-horsepower TSI engine and the TDI powered by the 2.0-liter Clean Diesel engine and everything in between. So, we can't say that we'd hate another addition to the lineup.

In fact, we think we'd like that quite a bit.

Especially if the recent...

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Five Reasons to Choose Volkswagen

We're not going to lie to you and tell you that a new Volkswagen is the only good choice for a new vehicle. We know that's simply not true - many of Volkswagen's competitors offer vehicles that are dependable and long lasting. But, what you'll find below are five reasons that we think Volkswagen is the best choice you can make.

Safety:

Volkswagen offers a long list of both passive and active...

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Fletcher Jones Volkswagen Joins Pride Parade

Fletcher Jones Volkswagen, a long-standing supporter of Chicago Pride, will be joining the 42nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24.  Look for staffers from Fletcher Jones riding in a brand new 2012 Volkswagen, suitably decked out for the festive occasion. 

Dan Flood, General Manager of Fletcher Jones Volkswagen, said recently, "All of Chicago looks forward to PrideFest and the Pride Parade.  We love having the opportunity to participate in the parade ?
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The Popular Volkswagen Jetta TDI

We have news for you, Chicago drivers, diesel isn't just big-rig fuel anymore. Small cars like the Volkswagen Jetta feature a clean-burning diesel powertrain that's powerful on top of being efficient. It's not just the Jetta, either - there's a TDI Volkswagen for everybody. VW offers clean diesel variants of the Passat, Golf, Touareg, and Jetta SportWagen. As if that's not enough, later this year a Beetle TDI Clean Diesel Coupe...

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The Volkswagen People's Car Project Unveils Hover Car Concept

Ah, the old flying car - you've probably seen or read about it a million times, in movies and books. We can think of a handful of examples right off the top of our head, and Volkswagen just added one more to the list. Earlier this year, the company challenged drivers in China to come up with a car of the future - one that would be well-suited to a busy urban setting, and would be...

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Volkswagen Celebrates 31 Months of Sales Growth

A couple weeks ago, we told you a little bit about the Passat's success story and the impact it has had on the Volkswagen brand as a whole. Now we'd like to share some numbers with you that support this theory. To start with, Volkswagen sales jumped 34.6 percent in March in the United States, no doubt in thanks to models like the impressively redesigned Volkswagen Passat and stylish VW Jetta. But...

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