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    1. Featured: Black Magic, Carbontastic CC Featured on Speedhunters



      Check out this awesome-looking CC we've found photo featured over on Speedhunters. Matte carbon mirrors and surfacing in the usual VW chromey bits at the front accented with black-painted 20-inch alloys from a Bentley Continental Flying Spur combine to make this one of the sweetest looking CCs we've seen to date.

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    2. Volkswagen Group of America To Name Jonathan Browning as CEO. How Will This Effect Audi?



      With the Monday news cycle officially begun, the Volkswagen Group of America has released a media advisory confirming it will name a new CEO at the National Press Club in Washington, DC Monday morning at 11 AM.

      HERNDON, VA - Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) will announce the

      WHAT:
      appointment of its new
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    3. Audi A2 Platform Test Mule Caught in California Hot Weather Testing



      Given it's a whole new component set, smaller than the upcoming modular transverse MQB architecture, not much is known of the upcoming small car platform planned to underpin the upcoming Audi A2. Various Volkswagen-branded Up! concept cars have been shown at auto show after auto show but that's the closest we've seen of the so-called "Up-platform" until now. CAR Magazine has published spy photos of a production ...
    4. Gallery Update: Worthersee 2010 Photo Gallery Added Including VW and Audi



      We wanted to alert readers of the addition of our 2010 Worthersee photo gallery. We've just added hundreds of shots from Volkswagen, Audi and contributors like Russ Taylor and Joachim Naess that all combine to tell a detailed story of Europe's biggest enthusiast show. Check them out via the link direct to the first page of new content below.

      VWVortex 2010 Worthersee Photo Gallery ...
    5. Gallery Addition: Volkswagen Group at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring



      Forget what you know about stereotypes. Germanic order seems to be lost on the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. This iconic racecourse aptly named ‘Green Hell’ features 14+ miles of winding undulating graffiti-marked pavement and turns known crassly as the ‘Toilet Bowl’. The 24-hour race that happens here each year features 20-some classes with a field of about 200 racecars encompassing ...
    6. Audi A2 Rumors from Georg Kacher with Automobile Magazine



      We regularly sing the praises of Georg Kacher, contributor for mags like Automobile, UK-based CAR and more. The German automotive journalist is in like flynn with many German auto executives including those at Audi which has all combined to earn him E.F. Hutton status in these pages. Kacher's just published a piece with the cool render ...