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Volkswagen unveils new Golf as end of era nears

  Francfort, Germany | AFP | Volkswagen unveiled the newest incarnation of its iconic Golf hatchback on Thursday, counting on the bestseller to help fund a costly switch to the electric era and bridge the gap to the cars of the future. The eighth generation of the unglamourous but trusted …

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Ford, VW planning auto partnership announcement: source

New York, United States | AFP | Ford and Volkswagen are preparing to announce a strategic partnership, including in areas such as self-driving and electric autos, a person with knowledge of the matter told AFP on Wednesday. The announcement could come Tuesday during this year’s Detroit auto show, the person …

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MOTORING: New Volkswagen Touareg

China chosen as launch site of Volkswagen’s new ‘premium’ flagship Kampala, Uganda | MOTORING GURU | Volkswagen has abandoned the United States in favour of China for the world debut of its third-generation Touareg – because that’s where the money is. And you will need plenty of money to get into …

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Volkswagen in Rwanda

German car maker eyes nation’s e-mobility Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | If everything goes according to plan, the first car “made in Rwanda” could be on the streets as early as May, according to the German automobile giant. After South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, Rwanda is the fourth African country in …

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Volkswagen clinches record sales in 2017

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP | Germany’s Volkswagen said Wednesday it sold a record number of vehicles in 2017, putting it on track to hold on to the title of world’s largest carmaker two years after its “dieselgate” emissions scandal. Some 10.74 million vehicles from VW or its subsidiaries …

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Volkswagen reports record global car sales in 2017

Detroit, United States | AFP | Volkswagen said Sunday that its namesake brand sold more vehicles worldwide in 2017 than ever before, a sign it is recovering from a bruising emissions-cheating scandal three years ago. “We finished 2017 with the best performance ever for Volkswagen,” Herbert Diess, chairman of the board …

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Volkswagen to electrify entire range by 2030

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP | German carmaker Volkswagen doubled down Monday on efforts to clean up its image tarnished by the dieselgate scandal, vowing ahead of the IAA auto industry show to electrify its entire range by 2030. By the end of next decade, VW vows to offer “at …

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