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Month: February 2017

Volkswagen Atlas SUV Could Share Platform With Pickup

Volkswagen Atlas SUV Could Share Platform With Pickup

A Volkswagen pickup? The idea is less farfetched than you’d think. For 2017, Volkswagen recently introduced the all-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV, a sleek and sturdy entry into the SUV segment. However, where there’s an SUV, there’s always potential for a truck – and with the introduction of the Atlas, VW is giving itself the opportunity to take the Atlas platform and transform it into a unibody pickup truck similar to the award-winning Honda Ridgeline. While currently nothing is set in…

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Amazon’s Alexa Virtual Assistant Coming Soon to VW Lineup

Amazon’s Alexa Virtual Assistant Coming Soon to VW Lineup

If you’ve paid any attention to TV or social media lately, you may have seen a commercial ad or two for Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant, a system that allows users to access a variety of services through voice command. After a recent announcement by Ford that its lineup will be integrating Alexa, Volkswagen followed suit, revealing the system will be available in upcoming Volkswagen models, though there’s currently no release date for the service. Volkswagen already added its Car-Net suite…

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