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Volkswagen Touareg axed from U.S. market

2017 Volkswagen TouaregDon’t look for a 2018 Volkswagen Touareg if you’re in the market for a new car next year. You won’t find one, at least in the U.S. After a decade of slow sales, VW’s American-market arm has confirmed that it will drop the high-end Touareg crossover SUV from its lineup after the 2017 model year. Through the first six months of 2017, VW dealers have…
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Report: Bosch created software on Volkswagen and FCA diesels accused of emissions cheats

2015 Volkswagen Passat TDIYou thought Dieselgate was over, right? Volkswagen admitted wrongdoing, it agreed to some massive fines, case closed. Not so fast. As many have been saying all along, Volkswagen didn’t pull off its dastardly deeds alone. One of its supplier sidekicks, Bosch, has already shelled out $ 327 million for rigging Audi, Porsche, and VW diesels so they…
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2012-2014 Volkswagen Passat diesels recalled: 84,000 U.S. vehicles affected

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDIVolkswagen is recalling more than 84,000 Passat diesels from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 model years, but surprisingly, the recall has nothing to do with the cars’ emissions systems. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the Passat’s heat shields might not do the one job they’re designed to do: protect the underbody from…
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