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Volkswagen To Launch Retro-Styled Bulli Concept For 2014: Rumor
Volkswagen To Launch Retro-Styled Bulli Concept For 2014: Rumor

When Volkswagen unveiled its Bulli concept vehicle last March at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the response from the press and the public was fairly unanimous: "Build it!" Now, there are rumors that VW is preparing to do just that, and it could hit the U.S. by 2014. The Bulli was a hit for at least...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen New Beetle in Britney Spears' 'I Wanna Go' video
Britney Spears Flashes The 2012 Volkswagen New Beetle: Video

There are at least two things on Planet Earth in need of serious makeovers: Volkswagen's New Beetle and pop star Britney Spears. We're happy to report that one of them has been re-envisioned for Britney's latest video. Spears began shame spiraling out of control in the mid-2000s -- around the time...Read More»

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Volkswagen Torture Testing Its Vehicles: Video

Before the proliferation of electronic sensors and computer technology in the world of cars, engineers actually used to go out and beat the hell out of the cars they were testing--quite literally. BMX-style jumping ramps, old-fashioned door slamming and even a sledgehammer or two to a roof panel...Read More»

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2012 Volkswagen Beetle Bows At New York Auto Show

With a goal to “design a new original,” Volkswagen designers dove into the design process to create an instantly recognizable, yet wholly-new iteration of the classic Beetle. Consumers will be able to judge for themselves with the debut of the all-new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle two-door...Read More»

Tiny Darth Vader uses the force on a 2012 Volkswagen Passat
Video: VW Gears Up For Super Bowl XLV With Tiny Vader, Beetle Stampede

The season is upon us: giant rental flat-screen TVs, cheap beer, and every snack under the sun. The Super Bowl is coming. And so are its ads. We won't spoil the fun for you, but the first of the two ads below features a Darth Vader so small, Rick Moranis must feel like Andre the Giant. It's also so...Read More»

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7 Worst Cars To Gift Anyone, For Any Reason

We are finally at the season of giving once again. A time to reflect on the things we wish we had, then again, it can also be a time for thinking about the things you are thankful you don't have. Funny thing about gifts, most are given with good intentions. Sadly, not all gifts can be a blessing...Read More»

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Today at High Gear Media: Volt, Camaro, Verano, Eos, SRX...Whew!

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt could join the Feds' fleet of vehicles. Now, where to plug it in? Lincoln Bedroom? Perfect. [AllCarsElectric] This afternoon, we'll know for sure if GM will build the 2012 Buick Verano in Michigan, or if it has plans to do something else with the space. Our idea: Burning Man...Read More»

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Top Five Volkswagen Music Ads

As I got off the train to go to work this morning, in my clouded head that so desperately needed strong, black coffee to make the synapses fire, and kick other bodily functions into top gear, I bemoaned the fact that there's so little good car advertising outdoors in most public places. What a...Read More»

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Movie Star Gets A Facelift

Let’s play a game. I’ll give you ten facts about a car and you tell me the name and make of the car. Ready? Here we go. This car: Is one of the most popular cars of all time with over 22 million produced and a life span of over 75 years. Was the brainchild of, and named by, Adolph Hitler. Was...Read More»

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Trio Of Volkswagen Special Editions Hit U.S. Dealerships

As Volkswagen continues its warpath toward the top of the industry's sales charts, it has announced several special-edition models to help drive customers into dealerships and offer something outside the ordinary. Today, the company announced three of those special editions are now available for...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible
VW'S Show Girl: Hallie Morrissy

  On Wisconsin: The Volks Woman If youve wondered who put together the classy, modernist VW exhibit at the 2009 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show, one answer is VWoAs marketing and auto show specialist Hallie Morrissey. A Green Bay native, Hallie is a University of Wisconsin graduate who studied...Read More»

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VW Planning Diesel Beetle And Electric Up! Minicar For U.S.

At last week’s 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show Volkswagen unveiled special Final Edition versions of its New Beetle Coupe and Convertible, signalling that the current model’s run is set to come to an end. That's because Volkswagen’s New Beetle (pictured), which has been on sale since...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen New Beetle
Ugliest Cars Of The Past 50 Years? You Might Be Surprised.

Think that the design of the Volkswagen New Beetle is more hideous than iconic? Apparently you're not alone. Business Week has posted its "Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years," including a number of models present and past, and the New Beetle is just one of the newer and still-produced models...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen New Beetle
Volkswagen’s New Beetle Replacement Coming In 2012

Volkswagen’s New Beetle has been on the market for a little over ten years and has enjoyed relatively strong sales despite the lack of significant changes during its life. More than one million New Beetles have been built at Volkswagen’s Puebla plant in Mexico and it looks like...Read More»

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Volkswagen Invests South Of The Border

Volkswagen has set a lofty goal of tripling VW and Audi sales in the U.S. by calendar year 2018. To help meet that objective, the company began construction of a new factory facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee in May. Now comes word that the company is also investing a whopping $1 billion to expand...Read More»

2005 Volkswagen Ragster Concept
2011 Volkswagen New Beetle: The Infestation Begins!

Volkswagen's been working on a new range of compact and subcompact cars for the world market. One of them--according to a report this morning from 4Car--says the new Volkswagen Beetle will be ready in 2011, and will be getting some family members. The report says the new New Beetle might get a few...Read More»

What's the Best Used Car Out There? The Accord, Forbes Says

The capitalist tools at Forbes have spoken--and when it comes to used cars, the Honda Accord really gets them excited. Of all the cars available through "certified pre-owned" programs, Forbes says, it's the Accord that topped its survey, which was largely based on reliability data from Consumer...Read More»

The Week in Reverse

They're back, and Benz is hooking up with the Rolling Stones to promote the new R-Class crossover. Now, while we're morally bound to keeping all the punchlines to ourselves (we're not so young either), the best one emailed to [email protected] wins a bunch of free car stuff just for...Read More»

2005 Volkswagen Ragster concept
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part II

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Lexus LF-A Rushes to 200 MPH More pictures: Lexus had a lot of news up its sleeves at Detroit. Over the next fifteen months the luxury brand will crank out 22 revised and new models. Denny Clements, vice president and general manager of the Lexus...Read More»

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