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Watch A North Carolina Family Drive a VW Jetta Onto a Porch in Preparation for Hurricane Florence

To prepare for Hurricane Florence, one North Carolina family decided to try to drive their Volkswagen Jetta up two supremely sketchy makeshift ramps, and onto the front porch. It’s not to save the car from the storm like we saw with last year’s hurricanes, either—it’s for a very different reason.

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Dead: Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen, a company that has essentially stripped its most iconic model, the VW Beetle, of most of its identity over the last couple of decades, is throwing in the towel with a new Final Edition for the 2019 model year.

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The Small Car Apocalypse Continues With Nissan in Europe

Two compact Nissans as the SUV-pocalypse’s latest victims, Dieselgate troubles, a Faraday Future delay and more await you in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

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The 2020 Volkswagen Golf May Lose the Wagon To Target BMW: Report

Early reports on the next-generation Volkswagen Golf, which is currently in development, indicate some major changes are coming for the compact. Things like including a boost in size, a push upmarket, a lot of hybrids and maybe even a simplified range that ditches the wagon.

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The Bleeding At Ford Isn’t Over: Report

Ford is still undergoing a massive shift, Volkswagen still can’t get its pollution under control, and the Chinese automotive industry is a mess. This is The Morning Shift.

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This Truck and This Crossover Are the Volkswagens With American Dreams

Engineers and designers always geek out hard seeing their dreams take flight. In this case, the Volkswagen Tanoak and Atlas Cross Sport that the automaker allowed us to fool around with weren’t exactly flying—the two show cars we limited to 20-30 mph—but the excitement was palpable nonetheless.

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It Was Volkswagen That Wanted In on Tesla: Report

Volkswagen was apparently the automaker that wanted in on Tesla, questions arise about Elon Musk, we all died years ago and actually live in hell now, and more on The Morning Shift for Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.

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Stop Overpaying for Lightly Used Cars

I have a news flash for some of you: Dealers love the people that insist that used cars are always a better buy than new. That might be the case most of the time, but not always, and, in fact, some buyers looking for something that’s only a few years old with low miles are paying too much.

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What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

I’ve always heard that the Volkswagen Golf GTI is a hero of hatchbacks, the best you could buy, the benchmark, and just an all-around good car. And yet I’ve never driven one, until now! What do you want to know about the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

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BMW Loses Title to Suzuki for Biggest Profit Margins in the Auto Industry

BMW maintained a stronghold as the most profitable automaker in the world, grounded by lean German engineering that in turn led to seriously high profit margins. But it no longer holds that title as of Tuesday, according to German media outlets, getting bested in the most recent quarter by Suzuki.

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