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Volkswagen's Gift Card Offer Enrages Some, Sparks Demands For Buy-Backs

Volkswagen's Gift Card Offer Enrages Some, Sparks Demands For Buy-Backs

Earlier this week, Volkswagen announced a new, "we're sorry" gift card offer to appease owners of its 2.0-liter diesel cars. While some customers seem okay with the program, others are clearly appalled and have begun insisting that Volkswagen buy back their not-so-clean diesels. The offer provides... read more

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2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Is Your Car Affected By The Volkswagen Diesel Scandal? Check Your VIN

We're one month into the Dieselgate fiasco, and there's no relief in sight for Volkswagen owners. In fact, as more of the automaker's offices are raided and plundered by... read more October 20, 2015 by 

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Another Raid Of Volkswagen Offices -- This Time, In France

Volkswagen's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany were raided on October 8, and now, the New York Times reports that investigators have struck again -- this time, in France. It... read more October 19, 2015 by 

2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

'Cheat Mode' In VW Diesels: Tests Show It Boosts Performance, MPG

The so-called defeat device (otherwise called a 'cheat mode') that’s in up to 482,000 U.S. VW and Audi vehicles, and up to 11 million vehicles worldwide, helps... read more October 9, 2015 by 

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Want A New Volkswagen Diesel? Prepare To Wait

If you're waiting for a shot at buying a diesel-powered 2016 Volkswagen Beetle, Golf, Jetta, or Passat, we hope you brought a book. According to Auto News, the Environmental... read more October 9, 2015 by 

Michael Horn, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, in 'Dieselgate' video

So, How Much Is The Diesel Disaster Going To Cost Volkswagen? We're Guessing $25 Billion+

Volkswagen's slowly unfolding diesel emissions scandal is many things to many people: To the public, it's a page-turning whodunnit of deception. To regulators, it's a wake-up... read more October 8, 2015 by 

Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Hitting Dealerships Soon

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... read more September 29, 2015 by 

Michael Horn, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, in 'Dieselgate' video

Volkswagen Sums Up Diesel Situation, Admits Guilt On Info Site

After a week of being in the headlines deceiving the federal government and the public over its TDI "clean diesel" vehicles, Volkswagen has rolled out a new consumer-facing... read more September 28, 2015 by 

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen's Very Bad Week: The News 'Til Now

To say that this has been a bad week for Volkswagen would be like saying that John Boehner's resignation this morning was a little surprising, or that Kim Kardashian likes a... read more September 25, 2015 by 

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

As Volkswagen Halts U.S. Sales Of Diesels, Is Europe Next? UPDATED

If you want one of Volkswagen's fuel-efficient four-cylinder TDI diesel models, like a Golf, Jetta, Passat, or Beetle, you’ll have to wait. Last week, the EPA and the... read more September 22, 2015 by 

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


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