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2014-07-28 08:20:55

CHICAGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars, has named the 2015 Volkswagen GTI the winner of its first-ever "Cheap Speed Challenge." The challenge focused on compact coupes, sedans and hatchbacks that cost less than $30,000 and come with features popular among drivers looking for performance in a new car. Challenge contenders were the 2014 Fiat 500 Abarth, 2014 Ford Fiesta ST, 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo, 2014 Kia...

2014-07-28 04:20:26

Automakers Advertising in World Cup Doubled Search Activity over Industry Average on KBB.com IRVINE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Riding the wave of soccer fever that swept the nation, automotive companies that advertised during the World Cup 2014(®) experienced twice as much growth in consumer interest on KBB.com compared to automakers that did not advertise during the event,( 1) according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source...

2014-07-23 12:22:53

DETROIT, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four automotive industry giants who developed radically new vehicles in Europe and America, new insights into meaningful quality measurements and new concepts in automotive publications will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame during ceremonies celebrating the organization's 75(th) anniversary on the evening of July 24. The only organization of its type in the world, the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Mich., celebrates the insights,...

2014-07-23 12:21:16

Dodge and Porsche Each Receive Three Segment-Level Awards; Audi, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and Nissan Each Receive Two WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although manufacturers are putting more and more technologies and functionality in their new and redesigned models, satisfaction with these features is not significantly higher among owners of those models than among owners of carryover models, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution...

2014-07-04 08:20:22

ISTANBUL, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Market showed a decrease of 25% in first 6 months of 2014 Turkish passenger car and light commercial vehicle total market decreased 24.85% in January-June period of 2014 compared to the same period of the previous year, to 286,861. In the first six months of 2013, a total market sales value of 381,743 was reached. Passenger car sales went down...

2014-07-04 04:20:17

ISTANBUL, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passenger Car Market Decreased 23%, Light Commercial Vehicle Market Decreased 32%. Turkish passenger car and light commercial vehicle total market decreased 24.85% in January-June period of 2014 compared to the same period of the previous year, to 286,861. In the first six months of 2013, a total market sales value of 381,743 was reached. Passenger car sales went down 22.71%...

2014-07-01 08:21:20

Overall Industry ATP Hits Highest Level in 2014 CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the leading online resource for buying and selling new and used cars and a comprehensive automotive digital marketing company, estimated today that June's Average Transaction Price (ATP) for new light-vehicle sales in the United States was $30,108, up 1.2 percent ($363) from May and down 3.0 percent ($942) from June 2013. This would mark the highest level ATP for the overall industry...

2014-07-01 08:20:48

Average Incentive Spending Around $2,735 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. the negotiation-free car buying platform, estimated today that the average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $30,575 in June 2014, down $245 (-0.8 percent) from June 2013 and down $689 (-2.2 percent) from May 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO "We're encouraged to see continued strength in retail sales while...

2014-06-26 12:21:01

Providence-area dealership to provide online access to OEM VW parts WAKEFIELD, R.I., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Volkswagen owners are notoriously affectionate toward their cars; they love the German craftsmanship, they love the efficient use of interior space, they love the famous agility on tight curves. They love nearly every facet of driving a Volkswagen, with one major caveat: they don't love the considerable challenge of trying to find Volkswagen parts. Regardless of...

2014-06-26 00:20:11

Dave Syverson Auto Center carries a wide variety of vehicles for every type of person ALBERT LEA, Minn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A large variety of vehicles are available at Dave Syverson Auto Center this summer. These vehicles include brands such as Nissan, Dodge, Ford, and Volkswagen to name a few. Syverson has pick-up trucks, SUVs, sedans, minivans, and convertibles. Any car and desire, new or previously owned, Dave Syverson has it all. Syverson Auto Center offers a...


Latest Volkswagen Reference Libraries

Puma
2014-06-18 06:16:00

Puma was manufactured by the Brazilian automobile manufacturer Puma. Puma automobiles derived from the DKW-Malzoni, which were built by Rino Malzoni around 1964. The DKW featured a straight-three cylinder, two-stroke engine. The prototype’s body was made of steel but was considered too heavy, so a fiberglass GT version was shown at the 1964 Sao Paulo Motor Show. Malzoni founded the Luminari Ltda company in 1964 along with other auto enthusiasts. The engine size was increased to a...

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