VW Posts Video Showing First Round of Fixes For Diesel Engine Cheating

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While the scandal is still in its early stages, Volkswagen posted a video on their YouTube page today that shows the company’s first round of planned fixes for their diesel engine vehicles that were cheating emissions tests. Unfortunate for American car owners, this fix is only approved for European customers. …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Despite Emissions Scandal, Volkswagen Sees US Sales Rise in October

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It has been a rough couple of weeks for Germany’s leading car manufacture Volkswagen as the company is deep in the middle of an embarrassing emissions scandal. There is no doubt that the company will be taking a major hit to both their sales and brand as a result, but …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Volkswagen Surpasses Toyota As Worlds Largest Automaker

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Volkswagen had their eyes set on becoming the world’s largest automaker by 2018, but by a narrow margin, the German automaker was able to achieve their goal a few years early as they narrowly edged out the longstanding leader Toyota in the first half of 2015. During the first six …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Designer Works With Aston Martin On Race Car That Messes With Your Eyes

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When the 24 Hours of LeMans race kicks off in France this Saturday, June 13, the latest art piece by Germany’s Tobias Rehberger will be seen on a Aston Martin Vantage GTE, and before it even reaches any speed at all, your eyes will struggle to focus to see it …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Engineering Firm Shows Off Possibility Of 3D Printed Cars

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Advancements in 3D printing have pushed industries to reconsider the possibilities that the new technology can bring to the table. This has led EDAG, a worldwide engineering firm based in Germany, to take it upon themselves to design and build the first 3D printed car, called the EDAG Genesis, and while their …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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BMW Takes Cue From Apple Stores With Extensive Dealership Remodeling

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BMW’s North American division is set to begin rolling out a massive overhaul to their roughly 400 dealerships over the next four years, drawing inspiration from Apple’s highly successful retail store model.  The German auto company will be throwing out the traditional white and silver interiors filled with cubicles for …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Audi Releases “Doberhauhau” Super Bowl Early On YouTube

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German carmaker Audi has decided to show their Super Bowl ad early by posting their humorous 60-second commercial for the all-new Audi A3 on YouTube.  Most of the full minute spot, which will air during the first in-game break after the 3rd quarter kickoff, features not the car itself, but an …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Audi Returns To CES To Show Off Tablets and Lasers

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Audi made a return visit to this year’s CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas to show off some of the company’s latest innovations in technology, including their entrance into the tablet market and a laser headlight concept. Breaking into the tablet market isn’t easy for companies already known for creating …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Mercedes Announces Successful Road Trip Along Historic Route In A Driverless Car

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Germany’s Daimler AG announced this week that, during the month of August, they had tested out a specially engineered driverless Mercedes S-Class sedan on a historic route in Germany.  This mini road trip saw the autonomous vehicle travel the 64-mile route that Carl Benz’s wife Bertha took to mark the first long-distance auto …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Audi Releases Augmented Reality App To Help A3 Owners Find Their Way Around Their Car

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After you buy a new car and bring it home for the first time, you probably take a look at all of the instrumentation on the inside and get to work figuring out what each button does.  Some are obvious, but others require flipping through the pages of the owners …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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