Volkswagen GTI News

Volkswagen Eos, Golf A6, GTI, Jetta SportWagen, Rabbit, Audi A3 recalled for braking problem
Volkswagen Eos, Golf A6, GTI, Jetta SportWagen, Rabbit, Audi A3 recalled for braking problem

Volkswagen is recalling a wide range of VW and Audi vehicles from the 2009 and 2010 model years to fix a problem with their antilock braking systems. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 135,683 cars in the U.S. are affected. CHECK OUT: 2018 Honda Odyssey video preview...Read More»

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack
2015-2016 Volkswagen Golf, Golf SportWagen, GTI, Audi A3 recalled for fuel leak

On Friday, Volkswagen's Audi unit recalled more than 170,000 cars and crossovers to fix potential fuel leaks in those vehicles. As it turns out, another 110,042 VW and Audi cars are affected by a similar recall, which aims to resolve a different problem with their fuel systems. The recall affects...Read More»

2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)
Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI, CC, Eos, Passat, Tiguan, Jetta Sportwagen Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

Volkswagen has issued a massive recall for 420,000 CC, Eos, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Passat, and Tiguan vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those models could suffer from a flawed component that may prevent a...Read More»

2015 Acura TLX 3.5 SH-AWD
The 17 Most Important New Cars Of 2015

Each year, a bumper crop of new cars ushers in a new model year. Those new cars can be significant redesigns, or simple facelifts, or more. This year, there's a bigger than usual crop of brand-new cars. Some are vehicles never seen before--vehicles that could make or break some car brands--while...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen GTI
Volkswagen Suspends Sales Of 2015 Golf, GTI Due To Steering Problem

Volkswagen has ordered dealers in the U.S. and Canada to suspend sales of some 2015 Golf and GTI models. According to AutoNews, the stop-sale stems from a problem with the front stabilizer links, which could make it difficult for a driver to control the car. READ: 2015 Subaru Outback: First Drive...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen GTI
VW Prices 2015 Golf GTI from $24,395

Volkswagen announced the pricing schedule for the 2015 Golf GTI today at the New York Auto Show, so you can finally start saving those pennies toward a tangible goal. Much like the GTIs of the past, this seventh-generation hot hatch will come in two- and four-door models, with multiple levels of...Read More»

2013 Honda CR-Z (European spec)
Paris Auto Show, Jaguar F-Type, Porsche Panamera: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Volkswagen revealed a concept version of the next-generation GTI at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, and Jaguar revealed the 2014 F-Type. Fisker talked about fuel economy and Audi previewed the upcoming Q2 crossover. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids
Driverless Cars, Gas Prices, New VW GTI: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we cover a new potential threat posed by autonomous cars, tell you why gas prices aren’t heading down and spill the beans on a lightweight, limited edition of the next Volkswagen Golf GTI. You’re halfway through the week, so celebrate by catching up on...Read More»

2013 Dodge SRT Viper
SRT Viper Priced, City Workers Dodge Tickets, Chevy Volt Math: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you pricing information for the new SRT Viper models, tell you which city’s employees seem immune from red-light camera tickets and let Bob Lutz explain why the math is all wrong regarding losses on each Chevy Volt sold. It’s Tuesday, so that means...Read More»

2012 Tesla Model S, brief test drive, New York City, July 2012
2012 Tesla Model S Driven, 2013 Ford Escape Recalled: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Ford issued another recall for the 2013 Escape and Fiat released a new ad for the 500. Honda wants to give you free gas and Mazda released another teaser video of the 2014 Mazda6. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Audi priced the 2013...Read More»

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee
2012 Dodge Charger, 2012 VW GTI, 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we review both the 2012 Dodge Charger and 2012 VW GTI. Specs for the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe finally leak out, and we interview the North Carolina fire marshal regarding the recent garage fire involving a Chevy Volt. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen GTI 4-door HB DSG PZEV Side Exterior View
Best Family Cars for First-Time Dads

So you're going to be a first-time dad. Mazel tov! To say your life will change is a monumental understatement, and it extends beyond kid-friendly furniture and converting your home office into a nursery. There's the matter of what's parked in your driveway. You don't get to put a sidecar on your...Read More»

2011 Hennessey Venom GT
Gas Mileage, Summer Driving Tips, Top Gear USA: Today's Car News

Shopping for tires is becoming more difficult, even for automakers. [TheCarConnection] Both the White House and the Feds are pushing for a 56.2-mpg fuel economy standard by 2025. [GreenCarReports] Need the kid-friendly skinny before you hit the road? Here are ten summer driving tips for your family...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen L1 concept
VW Golf GTI: Want to Make a Commercial?

When I saw the latest two ads for the VW Golf GTI, at first I was a bit perplexed. They aren’t so much about the car--rather, they're about who drives the car and where life is taking him. But more on that in a second. VW has created a continuing storyline that is intentionally incomplete...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
VW Golf GTI: Take A Sunday Drive And Then Some

Apart from sitting in the dentist’s chair getting a cavity filled, while my fingers grip the chair with such intensity usually reserved for gripping the monitor of my Windows-based PC as it crashes for the umpteenth time while trying to do my work, or perhaps barking at my children without...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
The TCC List: Five Near-Luxury Interiors Under $25k

No matter how cool your car looks on the outside, the truth is, you won't spend much time looking at it from a distance.  No matter how fast it is, you'll spend most of your time  in it idling in traffic and traveling at neighborhood speeds.   For most of us, it's the comfort of the seats, the...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI 4-door HB DSG PZEV Angular Front Exterior View
Top 5 Volkswagen GTI Commercials: Practicality Inspired

I spent last weekend hanging out with my best friend, doing what we do best: napping where possible to regain our strength from the long grind that is daily work, eating unholy amounts of very tasty food, and perhaps our favorite sport, watching car shows and discussing cars. Unless I am mistaken...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI 4-door HB DSG PZEV Angular Front Exterior View
Volkswagen GTI: An Oldie Mit A German Twist

I spent the better part of today driving around in classic cars, none of them was younger than 38 years old, and they made me feel young, proud, happy and inspired as I drove each of them. Inspired enough to post this blog, which is semi-related to the cars I drove today as their collective nation...Read More»

2010 Lexus LS 460 L
Consumer Reports' 2010 Top Picks...And How TCC Rates Them

Consumer Reports, the widely respected magazine from the non-profit Consumers Union, has published their annual list of Top Picks, and although Toyota might be maligned in the press due to the current accelerator-related recall hearings, the automaker still has two vehicles (including one Lexus) on...Read More»

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