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2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport review: Streamlined SUV skimps on sport

A nip and tuck to the Atlas’ profile gets you the more athletic looking Cross Sport model.


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The Volkswagen Atlas is a big, three-row beast of an SUV with its wide body and horizontal design elements. The 2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport is only slightly less so. The new variant shrinks the SUV’s body slightly and tweaks the roofline for a sportier profile and more athletic curb appeal, allowing it to better do battle with the new Passport — itself a scaled-down version of the Atlas’ closest nemesis, the Honda Pilot.

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Volkswagen Tiguan R revealed with 316 HP and it could come to America

I dig it. Now bring it, VW.


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The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan made its debut online yesterday evening, but the German automaker also quietly revealed a new addition to the small SUV’s lineup: the Tiguan R.

Right now, the hot SUV isn’t confirmed for the US, but a Volkswagen representative pointed to comments from Hein Schafer, vice present of product marketing, who said the Tiguan R is “under consideration” for America. The Tiguan is a best-seller in the US, so it seems like VW would have nothing to lose.

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Volkswagen nixes Turkish car factory, blames slowing car sales, coronavirus


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Turkey will no longer be home to a future Volkswagen car factory. The Financial Times first reported the decision Wednesday, with VW citing slowing car sales.

VW confirmed the decision with Roadshow. A spokesperson added, “The reason behind this is the collapse in demand on the global automotive market due to the corona crisis and a subsequent extreme shift in the growth trend. From today’s point of view it is thus not necessary to expand capacities.”

Car sales globally plummeted in the wake

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon piles on both style and substance

You can’t see it in the daytime, but there’s a new LED light strip that spans the gap between the headlights.


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Earlier this year, Volkswagen announced that its stylish Arteon five-door would receive a midcycle facelift before 2021 arrived. Just a couple months later, and here we are, staring down a revised 2021 VW Arteon that takes the original formula and ramps it up, but not too much — at least in the US.

Volkswagen on Wednesday unveiled the facelifted 2021 Arteon. It takes a keen eye to notice the visual differences outside. New bumpers provide a greater delineation

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