The VW Tiguan is already a classic among SUVs, and was designed to be practical and flexible. The name Tiguan is a portmanteau of "tiger" and "iguana", but the DW reviewer would have liked to see a bit more tiger in the model he tested.
The German auto giant has said savings will come from culling models as well as workforce. The company also plans to triple the number of SUVs in its fleet while expanding its offer of electric cars.
German automakers VW and BMW each increased sales to more than 300,000 cars in the US in 2018 while the sales of several competitors fell. VW had a second year of higher sales, while BMW posted its first jump since 2015.
Toyota has picked the region of Silesia in southern Poland as the site for a new car factory. As Europe turns its back on diesel cars, the rush is on for electric and hybrid cars and Poland wants to be in on the action.
Chief Executive Oliver Blume has said the sports carmaker will focus on petrol/gasoline, hybrid and all-electric vehicles. Porsche and its parent Volkswagen have seen their image take a beating in the wake of Dieselgate.
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