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Volkswagen stops academics from revealing car hack

A British university is delaying the release of an academic paper on how the anti-theft systems of millions of Volkswagen vehicles are at risk of being hacked after the German carmaker took legal action against it. Full story

Toyota set to retain title of world's top automaker in Jan-June

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T> looked set to retain its title as the world's top-selling carmaker in the first half of this year, company figures showed on Friday, outpacing General Motors and Volkswagen as it boosted overseas sales to a record high. Full story

Das Auto comes to the Pee Dee

From Mike Reichenbach Volkswagen of Florence: Mike and Charisse Reichenbach have been selected by Volkswagen of America to present VW's exceptional line of German engineered automobiles to Florence and the Pee Dee area. "Mike Reichenbach Volkswagen" is a brand new start-up sales and service store. " Full story

Volkswagen's Seat proposes cutting working hours at Spain plants

MADRID (Reuters) - Seat, the Spanish car firm owned by Volkswagen <VOWG_P.DE>, said on Monday it wanted workers to take turns to stay at home in order to cope with a fall in demand. Full story

Volkswagen ponders extra Golf production for holidays

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> is looking for volunteers among its workforce in Wolfsburg, Germany, to build its flagship Golf hatchback during next month's three-week plant holiday to keep up with customer orders. Full story

Volkswagen recalls almost 26,000 cars in Australia

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Automobile maker Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p.DE> will recall almost 26,000 cars in Australia in response to potential gearbox problems, the company said on Wednesday, mirroring recalls already ordered in China, Singapore and Japan. Full story

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  Are Sport 'Wagens' Fashionable?

Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen of America CEO, shares insight on the company's plans for diesel vehicles, including sport wagons.

  VW Super Bowl ad invites you to 'Get In. Get Happy.'

Volkswagen's "Get In. Get Happy" ad features office workers speaking in fake Jamaican accents, encouraging co-workers to "turn that frown the other way."

  Is new Volkswagen ad funny or offensive?

The commercial, featuring people speaking in fake Jamaican accents, has been earning harsh criticism. Barbara Lippert of MediaPost.com calls it “racist” and says she doubts it will air during the Super Bowl amid the controversy.

  VW to Unveil Tiguan R-LIne

Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen of America president & CEO, discusses the automakers three new crossover models.

  New Beetle Hits the Street

CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to Volkswagen of America president & CEO Jonathan Browning, about the Beetle Convertible coming out mid-December.

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