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BREAKING: Volkswagen Will Recall All 11 Million Diesel Cars With Emissions-Cheating Software

BREAKING: Volkswagen Will Recall All 11 Million Diesel Cars With Emissions-Cheating Software

This morning, Reuters reports that Volkswagen plans to issue a worldwide recall for all 11 million diesel vehicles equipped with software designed to cheat on emissions tests. That in itself isn't too surprising. For a problem this big, a deception this egregious, VW would be expected to repair the... read more

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Audi of America stormed Capitol Hill over the weekend and staged a 'TDI Party'

Is The Diesel Dead?

The U.S. can be confusing to Europeans. They don't understand our versions of football or coffee, and please don't get them started on our waistlines. (After an eye-opening... read more March 23, 2015 by 

2011 Audi A3

Best Used Diesel 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Diesel vehicles have always had their fans; but in recent years, new-generation clean-diesel models have elevated the technology above that crowd. For the most part, the... read more May 8, 2013 by  1

2014 Volkswagen Golf Variant

2015 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Previewed By VW Golf Variant

We often wonder why Americans aren't a little more tuned-in to the sporty yet economical combination that a good wagon can provide. And here in the U.S., available now... read more March 5, 2013 by  2

'Diesel fuel only' caution on Audi Q7 TDI

Catch-22: If Diesel Sales Boom, Will Their Cost Advantage Bust?

To a very small, select group of enthusiasts, diesel cars or utility vehicles have a lot of allure, with their strong, fuel-efficient engines and, for the most part, a great... read more March 2, 2013 by  17

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: What Happens When Nothing Happens?

Our VW Passat TDI is entering the home stretch, after more than 7000 miles of trouble-free driving with just a lapsed satellite-radio service and an advanced odometer to show... read more October 10, 2012 by  2

2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Models Probed By NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI and 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sportwagen models. Seven... read more August 8, 2011 by  2

2010 Audi A3 TDI

Dare To Do Something Different: Audi's Most Creative Commercials

Every once in a while a car manufacturer tries to do something new in one of their advertisements and pushes the boundaries of creativity. Audi has had a number of such... read more May 30, 2010 by  0

Brett Favre in 2011 Hyundai Sonata ad from Super Bowl 2010

2011 Hyundai Sonata Wins Big In Superbowl Ads; Audi, Dodge Less So

The New Orleans Saints weren't the only winners to emerge from Sunday night's Super Bowl (which, by the way, was the most-watched TV show in U.S. history). Automakers like... read more February 9, 2010 by  2

Screencap from Audi's 'Green Police' campaign

Video: Audi Creates 'Green Police' To Enforce Popularity of 2010 Audi A3 TDI

Audi has big dreams of leaving BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the dust, so it's not surprising that the company is planning to advertise during the Superbowl again. What's slightly... read more January 28, 2010 by  0

Hybrid parking spot, by Flickr user rscottjones

2009's Best Green Posts: Urine! Muslims & Ethanol! Prius Perks!

G'wan, admit it. We say, "green car". You think, "Ugh, Toyota Prius," and look away. Oh, but there's so much more! And so much of it is just so darn ... weird. Consider, for... read more January 4, 2010 by  0

Audi A3 TDI

L.A. Auto Show: 2010 Audi A3 TDI Earns Green Car Of The Year

The 2010 Audi A3 TDI has been dubbed Green Car of the Year, making it the second time in a row that a clean diesel vehicle has taken the honor. (Last year's winner? The 2009... read more December 4, 2009 by  0

Volkswagen Up! Light Concept Hints At Future Hybrid Models

Volkswagen Up! Light Concept Hints At Future Hybrid Models

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen revealed an all-new concept car, called the Up! Lite, that demonstrates a new focus on fuel-efficiency and hybrids by getting... read more December 2, 2009 by  1

2009 Volkswagen Touareg

2011 Volkswagen Touareg To Launch in January at Detroit Auto Show

Introduced as a 2004 model, the Touareg sport utility vehicle was Volkswagen's first foray into SUVs, and its most expensive vehicle at the time. Now VW will unveil a... read more November 12, 2009 by  1

Audi A3 TDI competing in the Efficiency Challenge A to B [via AutocarUK]

Audi A3 TDI Earns Over 78mpg On Euro Road Test

As Marty Padgett announced earlier this month, the 2010 Audi A3 TDI is slated to arrive in North America this November with a sticker price of $30,775. That's a fairly high... read more September 29, 2009 by  2

Toyota Prius gas cap

Average MPG of New Vehicles Soars in August, Thanks to Clunkers Cash

Chalk it all up to Cash For Clunkers: The average gas mileage of new cars and light trucks sold during August reached a record high of 23 miles per gallon, up 8 percent over... read more September 29, 2009 by  3


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