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    • By William Maley
      If the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal hasn't swayed you from wanting one, then you'll be happy to hear Volkswagen will once again be able to sell brand-new 2015 model year TDI models. Green Car Reports says near 11,000 TDI models will soon be back up for sale once they are updated with new software, making them legal.
      Volkswagen does caution those interested in picking up a new TDI to call their nearest dealership to see if they have any in stock.
      But that's not all. Volkswagen is offering some massive discounts on these models. CarsDirect reports that Volkswagen is offering 0% APR for up to 72 months and $5,000 cash bonus if you decide to buy. Interested in leasing one? Volkswagen will offer a cash bonus of $8,500. 
      There are a couple of caveats to this offer. First, you need to have an excellent credit history to qualify for either offer. Second is that Volkswagen isn't advertising this offer.
      "We will not be advertising the available incentives from our financing arm as they [sic] vehicle availability will vary per dealership," said Volkswagen spokeswoman Jeannine Ginivan.
      Source: Green Car Reports, CarsDirect

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    • By William Maley
      If the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal hasn't swayed you from wanting one, then you'll be happy to hear Volkswagen will once again be able to sell brand-new 2015 model year TDI models. Green Car Reports says near 11,000 TDI models will soon be back up for sale once they are updated with new software, making them legal.
      Volkswagen does caution those interested in picking up a new TDI to call their nearest dealership to see if they have any in stock.
      But that's not all. Volkswagen is offering some massive discounts on these models. CarsDirect reports that Volkswagen is offering 0% APR for up to 72 months and $5,000 cash bonus if you decide to buy. Interested in leasing one? Volkswagen will offer a cash bonus of $8,500. 
      There are a couple of caveats to this offer. First, you need to have an excellent credit history to qualify for either offer. Second is that Volkswagen isn't advertising this offer.
      "We will not be advertising the available incentives from our financing arm as they [sic] vehicle availability will vary per dealership," said Volkswagen spokeswoman Jeannine Ginivan.
      Source: Green Car Reports, CarsDirect
    • By William Maley
      The new Volkswagen Tiguan looks to solve some of the pressing issues of the current model such as its size that puts it between subcompact and compact crossovers. But that doesn't mean the current Tiguan is leaving anytime soon.
      Hendrik Muth, VW’s senior vice president for product marketing tells Car and Driver that the current Tiguan will stick around for 2018 and 2019, wearing the Tiguan Limited nameplate. Muth explained this model will be aimed at more budget-minded buyers and those who don't want the bigger footprint of the new Tiguan. Another reason mentioned in Car and Driver's story is the current Tiguan saw its best sales in 2015 and 2016.
      One item that could put some people off from buying the Tiguan Limited is will not get the  6-year/72,000-mile warranty announced for the 2018 Atlas and Tiguan crossovers. Expect pricing to be announced sometime in the fall.
      Source: Car and Driver
      Pic Credit: William Maley for Cheers & Gears

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    • By William Maley
      The new Volkswagen Tiguan looks to solve some of the pressing issues of the current model such as its size that puts it between subcompact and compact crossovers. But that doesn't mean the current Tiguan is leaving anytime soon.
      Hendrik Muth, VW’s senior vice president for product marketing tells Car and Driver that the current Tiguan will stick around for 2018 and 2019, wearing the Tiguan Limited nameplate. Muth explained this model will be aimed at more budget-minded buyers and those who don't want the bigger footprint of the new Tiguan. Another reason mentioned in Car and Driver's story is the current Tiguan saw its best sales in 2015 and 2016.
      One item that could put some people off from buying the Tiguan Limited is will not get the  6-year/72,000-mile warranty announced for the 2018 Atlas and Tiguan crossovers. Expect pricing to be announced sometime in the fall.
      Source: Car and Driver
      Pic Credit: William Maley for Cheers & Gears
    • By William Maley
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 18.9% (12,918 Vehicles Sold This Month, 31,251 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 11.3% (54,871 Vehicles Sold This Month, 144,250 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 6.2% (11,766 Vehicles Sold This Month, 29,147 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda North American Operations - Up 4.9% (24,549 Vehicles Sold This Month, 69,071 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Up 3.6% (4,479 Vehicles Sold This Month, 12,718 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW Group U.S. - Up 3.5% (36,002 Vehicles Sold This Month, 81,933 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan North America - Up 3.2% (168,832 Vehicles Sold This Month, 416,891 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen of America - Up 2.68% (27,635 Vehicles Sold This Month, 76,290 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 2% (32,352 Vehicles Sold This Month, 87,635 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi of America - Up 1.7% (18,705 Vehicles Sold This Month, 45,647 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      General Motors Co. - Up 1.6% (256,224 Vehicles Sold This Month, 689,521 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      American Honda Motor Co. - Down 0.7% (137,227 Vehicles Sold This Month, 365,293 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota Motor Sales - Down 2.1% (215,224 Vehicles Sold This Month, 532,611 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      FCA US LLC - Down 5% (190,254 Vehicles Sold This Month, 510,798 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford Motor Company - Down 7.2% (236,250 Vehicles Sold This Month, 617,302 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai Motor America - Down 8% (69,265 Vehicles Sold This Month, 168,792 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia Motors America - Down 15% (49,429 Vehicles Sold This Month, 127,728 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Down 21.9% (5,357 Vehicles Sold This Month, 13,479 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Brands:
      Acura - Down 21.2% (11,696 Vehicles Sold This Month, 31,762 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Alfa Romeo - Up 1,191% (555 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,106 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi - Up 1.7% (18,705 Vehicles Sold This Month, 45,647 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW - Up 3.3% (31,015 Vehicles Sold This Month, 71,682 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Buick - Up 15.1% (20,957 Vehicles Sold This Month, 50,205 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Cadillac - Down 1.5% (12,861 Vehicles Sold This Month, 33,982 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chevrolet - Down 2.2% (172,458 Vehicles Sold This Month, 471,723 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chrysler - Down 33% (16,969 Vehicles Sold This Month, 47,706 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Dodge - Up 10% (50,076 Vehicles Sold This Month, 134,063 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Fiat - Down 5% (2,922 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,231 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford - Down 7.5% (226,696 Vehicles Sold This Month, 590,219 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Genesis - N/A (1,755 Vehicles Sold This Month, 5,155 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      GMC - Up 12% (49,948 Vehicles Sold This Month, 133,611 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Honda - Up 1.8% (125,531 Vehicles Sold This Month, 333,531 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai - Down 10.4% (67,510 Vehicles Sold This Month, 163,637 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Infiniti - Up 32.6% (18,266 Vehicles Sold This Month, 43,561 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar - Up 132.2% (4,953 Vehicles Sold This Month, 11,376 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jeep - Down 11% (67,983 Vehicles Sold This Month, 188,743 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia - Down 15% (49,429 Vehicles Sold This Month, 127,728 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Land Rover - Down 8.8% (7,965 Vehicles Sold This Month, 19,875 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lexus - Down 7.5% (27,935 Vehicles Sold This Month, 61,845 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lincoln - Down 1.4% (9,554 Vehicles Sold This Month, 27,083 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Maserati - Up 32% (1,312 Vehicles Sold This Month, 3,288 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda - Up 4.9% (24,549 Vehicles Sold This Month, 69,071 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz - Up 3.3% (29,092 Vehicles Sold This Month, 79,141 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz Vans - Down 6.5% (2,871 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,433 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      MINI - Up 4.7% (4,987 Vehicles Sold This Month, 10,251 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi - Up 6.2% (11,766 Vehicles Sold This Month, 29,147 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan - Up 0.5% (150,566 Vehicles Sold This Month, 373,330 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche - Up 3.6% (4,479 Vehicles Sold This Month, 12,718 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ram Trucks - Up 6% (51,749 Vehicles Sold This Month, 132,579 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Smart - Down 18.8% (389 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,061 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru - Up 11.3% (54,871 Vehicles Sold This Month, 144,250 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota - Down 1.2% (187,289 Vehicles Sold This Month, 470,766 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen - Up 2.68% (27,635 Vehicles Sold This Month, 76,290 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo - Down 21.9% (5,357 Vehicles Sold This Month, 13,479 Vehicles Sold This Year)

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