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Japanese Consumption-Tax Hike Could Hurt Toyota's Profits

Source: Auto Balla | May 5 2014, 12:46pm CDT | by Forbes

Toyota Motor Corp retained its position as the leader in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of 2014, ahead of...
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IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
Our sister site I4U News is giving away a brand new iPad Air or if you can wait an iPad Air 2. This is an $499 value. | by Luigi Lugmayr
 
Your Parent Or Kid Moved In: Are You Covered?
A record 57 million Americans now live in multigenerational family households — double the number in 1980, according to a new Pew Research Center study. And I bet many of them have the wrong homeowner’s or renters... | by Forbes
 
Pandora Looks to Challenge Terrestrial Radio's Dominance in Cars
Pandora Media is one of the largest Internet radio providers in the U.S. with more than 75 million active users. While the company’s active user count has increased at a robust pace historically, it is likely to slow... | by Forbes
 
 

Renault Eolab is a hyperefficient, conventional-looking answer to VW's XL1 [w/video]

Sep 16 2014 5:34pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Renault, Paris Motor Show, Videos Watch out Volkswagen, Renault has your number. Debuting at the Paris Motor Show in a few weeks, this Renault Eolab concept aims to match the German automaker's XL1 space pod's fuel economy - without its out-of-this-world styling and offbeat packaging. The VW, which gets its name from its ability to go 100 kilometers on one liter of fuel (about 260 miles per gallon), will no lo ...
Full article at: Autoblog
 

 

2015 Volkswagen Golf GTE First Drive: Cable-Ready Hot Hatch

Sep 16 2014 2:09pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Volkswagen Group chief Martin Winterkorn is euphoric. Speaking in front of a group of international journalists in a greenhouse-cum-restaurant in Zürich, he reminds us of his promise that Volkswagen would demonstrate technology leadership in electric mobility. “Today, the mission is accomplished.” Winterkorn is referring to the new Golf GTE, a plug-in hybrid fitted with a 1.4-liter gasoline turbo four-cylinder and an electric motor for a combined outpu ...
Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 

Peugeot 308 GT

Sep 16 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

Peugeot launched the 308 in 2007 as the successor to the 307. The company’s new competitor to the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus was based on the same chassis as the 307 but received a redesigned body and a revamped interior. The 308 included a host of gasoline and diesel engines at launch, and it carried over unchanged until a facelift in 2011. A brand-new 308 was unveiled in late 2013, sporting Peugeot’s new design langu ...
Full article at: Top Speed
 

 

California issues first official permits for self-driving cars in U.S.

Sep 16 2014 1:12pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around. That changed Tuesday, when the agency issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighbourhoods — with a human “safety driver” behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a ba ...
Full article at: Driving Canada
 

 

Meet The Anti-Veyron: A 16-Cylinder, 4WD, Volkswagen Beetle-Based Neo-Classic

Sep 16 2014 1:04pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Even though I joke about the Bugatti Veyron—and don't like how, if you squint, its body looks like a flattened tent—I do concede it's a remarkable, if pointless, ...
Full article at: Jalopnik
 

 

Volkswagen Transporter gains 60 Anniversary Pack in UK

Sep 16 2014 10:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Volkswagen is continuing the 60th anniversary Transporter celebrations with a special package available exclus ...
Full article at: World Car Fans
 

 

$100 Buys You a New Mini Cooper: Some Assembly Required

Sep 16 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

When Lego announced the Ultimate Collector Series Batman Tumbler, we thought that was pretty cool. There are some issue though. It is massive, it costs $200, and Lego can’t keep it in stock, so its impossible to find.What is a car-loving Lego enthusiast to do? Just buy a different Lego set of course!Lego has a long history of cool car-related creations. You can get a replica of the old Volkswagen van, multiple version of F1 cars and the Cadillac-based Ecto-1 wagon ...
Full article at: Top Speed
 

 

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Spain may prosecute citizens who join jihadi groups
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Volkswagen

Breaking News about Volkswagen:

Japanese Consumption-Tax Hike Could Hurt Toyota's Profits

Source: Auto Balla | May 5 2014, 12:46pm CDT | by Forbes

Toyota Motor Corp retained its position as the leader in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of 2014, ahead of...
Read more
 

Read More Volkswagen Stories

 

Tweets

 
 

Latest stories

IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
Our sister site I4U News is giving away a brand new iPad Air or if you can wait an iPad Air 2. This is an $499 value. | by Luigi Lugmayr
 
Your Parent Or Kid Moved In: Are You Covered?
A record 57 million Americans now live in multigenerational family households — double the number in 1980, according to a new Pew Research Center study. And I bet many of them have the wrong homeowner’s or renters... | by Forbes
 
Pandora Looks to Challenge Terrestrial Radio's Dominance in Cars
Pandora Media is one of the largest Internet radio providers in the U.S. with more than 75 million active users. While the company’s active user count has increased at a robust pace historically, it is likely to slow... | by Forbes
 
 

Renault Eolab is a hyperefficient, conventional-looking answer to VW's XL1 [w/video]

Sep 16 2014 5:34pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Renault, Paris Motor Show, Videos Watch out Volkswagen, Renault has your number. Debuting at the Paris Motor Show in a few weeks, this Renault Eolab concept aims to match the German automaker's XL1 space pod's fuel economy - without its out-of-this-world styling and offbeat packaging. The VW, which gets its name from its ability to go 100 kilometers on one liter of fuel (about 260 miles per gallon), will no lo ...
Full article at: Autoblog
 

 

2015 Volkswagen Golf GTE First Drive: Cable-Ready Hot Hatch

Sep 16 2014 2:09pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Volkswagen Group chief Martin Winterkorn is euphoric. Speaking in front of a group of international journalists in a greenhouse-cum-restaurant in Zürich, he reminds us of his promise that Volkswagen would demonstrate technology leadership in electric mobility. “Today, the mission is accomplished.” Winterkorn is referring to the new Golf GTE, a plug-in hybrid fitted with a 1.4-liter gasoline turbo four-cylinder and an electric motor for a combined outpu ...
Full article at: Car and Driver
 

 

Peugeot 308 GT

Sep 16 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

Peugeot launched the 308 in 2007 as the successor to the 307. The company’s new competitor to the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus was based on the same chassis as the 307 but received a redesigned body and a revamped interior. The 308 included a host of gasoline and diesel engines at launch, and it carried over unchanged until a facelift in 2011. A brand-new 308 was unveiled in late 2013, sporting Peugeot’s new design langu ...
Full article at: Top Speed
 

 

California issues first official permits for self-driving cars in U.S.

Sep 16 2014 1:12pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around. That changed Tuesday, when the agency issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighbourhoods — with a human “safety driver” behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a ba ...
Full article at: Driving Canada
 

 

Meet The Anti-Veyron: A 16-Cylinder, 4WD, Volkswagen Beetle-Based Neo-Classic

Sep 16 2014 1:04pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Even though I joke about the Bugatti Veyron—and don't like how, if you squint, its body looks like a flattened tent—I do concede it's a remarkable, if pointless, ...
Full article at: Jalopnik
 

 

Volkswagen Transporter gains 60 Anniversary Pack in UK

Sep 16 2014 10:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Volkswagen is continuing the 60th anniversary Transporter celebrations with a special package available exclus ...
Full article at: World Car Fans
 

 

$100 Buys You a New Mini Cooper: Some Assembly Required

Sep 16 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

When Lego announced the Ultimate Collector Series Batman Tumbler, we thought that was pretty cool. There are some issue though. It is massive, it costs $200, and Lego can’t keep it in stock, so its impossible to find.What is a car-loving Lego enthusiast to do? Just buy a different Lego set of course!Lego has a long history of cool car-related creations. You can get a replica of the old Volkswagen van, multiple version of F1 cars and the Cadillac-based Ecto-1 wagon ...
Full article at: Top Speed
 

 

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Mild earthquake hits New Zealand
Wellington, Sep 17 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale jolted New Zealand's Wanganui region Wednesday, a media report said. The tremor hit the region at 7.28 am, New Zealand Herald reported citing...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Beyoncé and Jay Z had 'commitment ceremony'
Beyoncé and Jay Z had a ''special commitment ceremony'' on her birthday. The couple - whose marriage has been dogged by speculation it is on the rocks in recent months - reportedly decided to ''wipe the slate clean''...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Vatican car carrying drugs intercepted
Paris, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) French police have confiscated cocaine and marijuana from a car with Vatican plates, after it entered the country from Spain, RTL radio reported. It said Tuesday police officers stopped the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Is Samsung ready with its first selfie phone?
London, Sep 17 (IANS) At a time when the world is going crazy over the selfie phenomena, Samsung is rumoured to have developed its first selfie-centric smartphone. The Galaxy Grand Prime reportedly has a 5MP front-...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Shooting for next James Bond film starts in December
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) Shooting of the next James Bond film, the 24th instalment of the popular spy series, will begin Dec 6 at Pinewood Studios near London, Variety reported. Sam Mendes is back to direct...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants - plants that lose their leaves at some point during the...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling welcome a baby girl
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) Actors Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling became first-time parents last week when the Latina gave birth to a baby girl, the US Weekly has reported. Mendes, 40, and Gosling, 33, have had a...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Spain may prosecute citizens who join jihadi groups
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government is thinking about amending the criminal code to allow Spaniards who take part in foreign conflicts, especially those in which radical Islamic groups are involved, to be...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Obama calls for gun control on anniversary of Navy Yard shooting
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