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Volkswagen Settles Supply Dispute, Resumes Production

Wall Street Journal - Aug 23, 2016
On Tuesday, the two people familiar with the matter said Volkswagen shut the suppliers out of a future project in which they had previously been included, and the suppliers wanted around €50 million in compensation. “There's been an amicable and fair ...

VW Facing Uphill Battle Outside the US in Emissions Claims

Wall Street Journal - Aug 23, 2016
In many of the countries where Volkswagen still faces legal action, it is arguing the so-called defeat device on its diesel engines wasn't illegal or the car emissions didn't violate local rules, according to court records and documents reviewed by The ...

The Volkswagen Golf TSI: Just don't mention “diesel” | Ars Technica

Ars Technica - Aug 22, 2016
Better cabins, safety systems, and electronics make it a player in the small car game.

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How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot

by: John Muir, Tosh Gregg
First published in 1969, this classic manual of automotive repair equips VW owners with the knowledge to handle every situation they will come across with any air-cooled Volkswagen built through 1978, including Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers. With easy-to-understand, fun-to-read information — for novice and veteran mechanics alike — anecdotal descriptions, and clear language, this book takes the mystery out of diagnostic, maintenance, and repair procedures, and offers some chuckles along the way.
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How to Rebuild Your Volkswagen air-Cooled Engine

by: Tom Wilson
Complete details for rebuilding air-cooled engines in all chassis from 1961 to 1983: Beetle, Ghia, Bus, Squareback, 411/412 and Porsche 914. The text includes chapters on how to remove, disassemble, inspect and assemble engines, and recondition cylinder heads and crankcase internals.
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Volkswagen Service Manual Super Beetle, Beetle & Karmann Ghia: 1970-1979

by: Volkswagen of America

The Volkswagen Repair Manual: Super Beetle, Beetle and Karmann Ghia: 1970-1979 is a definitive reference source of technical automotive repair and maintenance information for the classic air-cooled Volkswagen Type 1 models.

The aim throughout this Volkswagen Service Manual has been simplicity, clarity and completeness, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures, and accurate specifications.

Though the do-it-yourself Volkswagen owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of the same detailed maintenance and repair information available at an authorized Volkswagen dealer, the Volkswagen owner who has no intention of working on his or her car will find that reading and owning this manual will make it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.
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How Brands Become Icons: The Principles of Cultural Branding

by: D. B. Holt
Coca-Cola. Harley-Davidson. Nike. Budweiser. Valued by customers more for what they symbolize than for what they do, products like these are more than brands--they are cultural icons. How do managers create brands that resonate so powerfully with consumers? Based on extensive historical analyses of some of America's most successful iconic brands, including ESPN, Mountain Dew, Volkswagen, Budweiser, and Harley-Davidson, this book presents the first systematic model to explain how brands become icons.
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Volkswagen Ameo | First Drive | Autocar India

Late to the party it may be, but VW's made-for-India compact sedan has a lot going for it including a knockout price. Autocar India is your one stop source for test ...

The History of Volkswagen, 'The People's Car'

Volkswagen has always been more than a car. It occupies a special place in German society. WSJ's Dipti Kapadia goes through some of the iconic moments for ...

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John Oliver - Volkswagen

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Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2016 review – Carbuyer

The second-generation Volkswagen Tiguan is a no-nonsense family SUV that offers a wide choice of petrol and diesel engines, plenty of interior space and a ...