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2021 Skoda Octavia sketched
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2021 Skoda Octavia sketched

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2021 Skoda Octavia sketched

ŠKODA OCTAVIA 2019
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Volkswagen Group could sell Lamborghini - report
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13th Oct 2019
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Volkswagen Group could sell Lamborghini - report

The Volkswagen Group is considering selling or publicly listing Lamborghini, as it looks to consolidate its sprawling collection of brands. According to a report from Bloomberg, the Volkswagen Group wants to spend money more efficiently and stop crossover from brands under the 'group' umbrella. Part of that plan involves separating Lamborghini from the group by the end of 2020, the report says. "We shouldn’t spread ourselves too thin," Diess told the Suddeutsche Zeitung.
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2024 Lamborghini Aventador replacement could have a V8 - report
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9th Aug 2019
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2024 Lamborghini Aventador replacement could have a V8 - report

Those excited for the next-generation Lamborghini Aventador will have to wait until at least 2024 for the V12-powered supercar's replacement, according to a report from Automobile – It’s also not clear whether it’ll even have a V12. Volkswagen CEO, Herbert Diess, is looking to find efficiencies and increase profits within the Volkswagen Group empire and he’s putting the squeeze on Lamborghini.
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Ford and Volkswagen alliance expands to electric, autonomous tech
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15th Jul 2019
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Ford and Volkswagen alliance expands to electric, autonomous tech

Ford's next generation of electric vehicles will be underpinned by Volkswagen's modular electric platform (MEB), after the two companies expanded their technology and platform sharing alliance. The Blue Oval will use Volkswagen's new MEB electric platform on at least one 'high-volume, fully-electric vehicle in Europe' to be released in 2023.
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Volkswagen could build cars in Ford US plants
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5th Dec 2018
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Volkswagen could build cars in Ford US plants

Volkswagen could build some of its vehicles at Ford factories in the USA, Herbert Diess, the German automaker's CEO, has revealed. Diess spoke to reporters including those from Automotive News after a discussion with US President Donald Trump, members of his administration, and senior officers from Daimler and BMW. Volkswagen is currently discussing a wide-ranging partnership with Ford, although it has ruled out a merger with the American car maker.
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Volkswagen top-sellers now WLTP compliant
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7th Oct 2018
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Volkswagen top-sellers now WLTP compliant

Volkswagen Group has brought its top-selling models into line with Worldwide Harmonised Light vehicle Testing (WLTP) regulations, after the tougher rules came into force on September 1. Reporting in Automotive News Europe says Volkswagen Group sales fell by half across the five biggest European markets, after a number of its top-selling vehicles didn't meet emissions standards under the tough new testing procedure.
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