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Global sales in 2017: Toyota remaines the most popular automaker, followed by Volkswagen and Ford

Toyota remained the best-selling car brand in the world in 2017, the podium being completed by Volkswagen and Ford, according to analysts at JATO Dynamics. The data also show that the SUV segment continued to grow significantly, reaching a market share of 34% globally. In 2017, the car industry recorded 86 million units sold globally, about two million more than ...

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The New York Times and Stuttgarter Zeitung: Volkswagen, Mercedes and BMW indirectly involved in a new scandal

Volkswagen, Mercedes and BMW have provided funding to a group of researchers who, among other things, conducted research into the effects of diesel emissions in Germany. The three automakers claim they did not know how the experiments would run. Volkswagen, Mercedes and BMW, three of Germany’s most important carmakers, are at the heart of a new scandal that broke out ...

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Volkswagen Passat GT: the sports version only for United States

Volkswagen Passat GT is a sports version of the current generation Passat that addresses exclusively to customers in the United States. Passat GT has a 3.6-liter VR6 engine and 280 horsepower. At the Los Angeles Auto Show in the autumn of 2016, Volkswagen revealed the Passat GT Concept, a sports version for Passat, claiming at that time that, with reasonable ...

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The first images of the new Volkswagen Arteon: the Passat CC replacement has a front grille which extends into the headlights

The first images of the new Volkswagen Arteon show that the model that will replace Passat CC will have LED headlights intertwining with the front grille. The Germans promise and a very spacious and premium interior. The German car automaker announced late last year that it would launch a new model under the Volkswagen Arteon name at the 2017 Geneva Motor ...

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Italdesign’s new supercar: a 5.2-liter V10 engine and 3.2 seconds for 0 to 100 km/h

The new Italdesign‘s supercar, the car design house owned by Volkswagen, will be announced in March at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, will be equipped with a 5.2-liter V10 engine from the Audi R8, according to some unofficial information. About a month ago, the car design house Italdesign has revealed that it will unveil at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show ...

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