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Want A New Volkswagen Diesel? Prepare To Wait

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 Protection Agency is preparing stringent new tests for those vehicles, and we could be well into the new year before you sign... read more

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NHTSA: We Don't Even Know What's Real Anymore

The "dieselgate" scandal at Volkswagen continues to widen, and based on what we've seen at other companies in crisis, things are going to get a whole lot worse for VW before... read more September 23, 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 

New Volkswagen Tiguan (European-spec), 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2017 VW Tiguan SUV Aims For U.S. With Third Row, Higher MPG

Don’t get too eager to go put an all-new Volkswagen Tiguan, introduced this past week at the Frankfurt Motor Show, in your driveway. You won’t find this new... read more September 20, 2015 by 

2015 Mazda Mazda3

Volkswagen Golf Vs. Mazda 3: Compare Cars

Among the growing plethora of compact hatchbacks, the Volkswagen Golf is the endurance champ, now more than 40 years old over seven generations. While the Mazda 3 is only on... read more September 17, 2015 by 

New Volkswagen Tiguan (European-spec), 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Preview Video

Small SUVs are big business in America, but for Volkswagen there's a lot of room to grow. The current VW Tiguan hasn't been a big seller--but with a new version, all that... read more September 15, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen GTI

Volkswagen GTI Vs. Ford Focus: Compare Cars

The hot hatch makes tons of sense to someone with a desire for driving excitement but the lack of garage space or finances to have a separate sports car. Two of these... read more September 8, 2015 by 

Sandra Bullock, hacking victim, in THE NET

Basically, Every Car Is Now Vulnerable To Hacking

The auto world has been thinking a lot about hacking lately. For years, it wasn't much of a concern, but now that many new cars are connected to telematics networks like... read more August 20, 2015 by 

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... read more August 14, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen Golf R  -  Driven, January 2015

2016 Volkswagen Golf, Jetta Earn Top Safety Credentials From IIHS

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf hatchback models, the Golf SportWagen, and the Volkswagen Jetta sedans have all been placed in the top safety tier offered by the Insurance Institute... read more August 12, 2015 by 

Volkswagen Beetle Concepts  (R-Line)

Despite Big Stumbles In The U.S. & China, Volkswagen Is Outselling Toyota (For Now, Anyway)

At first glance, it might seem that 2015 has been unkind to Volkswagen. U.S. sales of VW's mass-market brand have continued their long, long losing streak, down 2.6 percent... read more July 28, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf  -  Long-term test car

Six-Month e-Golf Road Test: Why We're Doing It

The all-new 2015 Volkswagen Golf is one of the best packaged compact hatchbacks on the market; and its combination of nimble, responsive driving performance and a very... read more June 11, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen Golf

Bosch Fuel Pump Recall Expands To Include 2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI, Audi A3

Earlier this month, Nissan and BMW issued simultaneous recalls affecting nearly 100,000 U.S.-registered vehicles. In both cases, the underlying problem was a faulty fuel pump... read more April 27, 2015 by 

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BMW, Aston Martin, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz: Why Are Automakers Heading South?

In case you hadn't noticed, there's a mass migration underway in the auto industry. Whether they sell luxury SUVs or mainstream sedans, car companies of all stripes are... read more April 23, 2015 by 

2009 Volkswagen Routan

2009-2010 Volkswagen Routan Recalled For Flawed Ignition Switch

Volkswagen has issued a recall for 2009 and 2010 models of the Routan minivan. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicle may suffer from... read more April 16, 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 


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