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2011 Jetta 2.0: Slowest Gas VW In A Decade

2011 Jetta 2.0: Slowest Gas VW In A Decade

The new, redesigned 2011 Volkswagen Jetta caused a stir when a new budget model was introduced with a $16k base price. That price undercuts smaller cars that compete in a class under the Jetta, so it is certainly noteworthy. However, once you find out what you get for that price, it suddenly seems... read more

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2009 Volkswagen Routan

Volkswagen Routan Back for 2011

Defying some predictions from the rumor mill, the Volkswagen Routan minivan is coming back for the 2011 model year. Since it shares running gear with the Chrysler Town &... read more January 21, 2011 by  7


 
Bill Hader in a VW Academy commercial

Video: Volkswagen Harnesses The 'Hilarity' Of SNL For New 'VW Academy'

Everyone knows that Volkswagen is wrangling to become the world's largest automaker by 2018. We also know that the company has had trouble on the sales front, especially here... read more January 13, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 VW Jetta Improved and Less Expensive

When Volkswagen decided to redesign its Jetta compact front-wheel-drive sedan for the model’s 30th anniversary season, it went away from Jetta’s tradition of... read more January 6, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 VW Jetta: OK Ad for the Price of Good

After skating for an hour with my kids today, I realized how utterly mediocre my skills on this low friction surface are. Dull, mediocre, very ordinary at best. And the ice... read more January 6, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen's 2011 Dakar Rally app for iPhone

Dakar Is Almost Here -- Get Your Free Rally App From VW Now!

If you're a rally fan and you've got an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, here's something you ought to download pronto: the 2011 Dakar Rally app from Volkswagen. It's a great way... read more December 29, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Aveo

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... read more December 20, 2010 by  28


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

Trending In Social Media This Week: Chevrolet Volt Hits The Street, Chrysler And Volkswagen

Social Car News has partnered with real-time online buzz tracker OneRiot to bring you a weekly report on what's trending in the automotive social media world. Each week we... read more December 17, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Promo: Get A New 2011 Volkswagen Jetta For Just $5,995 (That's Not A Misprint)

Shopping clubs like Groupon and Living Social are all the rage these days, and newcomer Gilt.com is clearly hoping to capitalize on the group-discount shopping mentality... read more December 13, 2010 by  2


 
First Act guitar promotion

2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI First To Get Fender Car Audio System

Mention the name Fender with respect to music and sound, and you'll likely think of electric guitars, loud amps, and the likes of Jimi Hendrix or Stevie Ray Vaughn—or... read more December 9, 2010 by 


 
Speed Camera Lottery project for VW's Fun Theory campaign

Video: In Sweden, Speed Camera Pays YOU

You might recall last year's "Fun Theory" campaign from Volkswagen. We discussed it several times at TheCarConnection, and some of campaign's clips -- like the one of subway... read more December 1, 2010 by  1


 
The 2010 Toyota Prius

The TCC List: The 7 Most Important Recalls Of the Decade

Safer driving starts with a driver's skills, but it also begins with the vehicle itself--one that's engineered and manufactured to operate in a predictable, reliable way... read more November 30, 2010 by  5


 
Oprah and the G6

Oprah's Favorite Thing: Free 2012 Volkswagen New Beetles For All

"THE BEETLES ARE COMINNNNNNGGGGGG!" Paul? Ringo? No, but you're forgiven if you thought that was the introduction to last week's Apple iTunes event. Play the video below, and... read more November 22, 2010 by  10


 

2011 VW Toureg Hybrid Preview: A Voltswagen?

VW's Dr. Jochen Boehle is a no nonsense car guy.  You'd expect this buttoned down German to be all facts and figures extolling VW's first hybrid's reduced carbon... read more November 16, 2010 by 


 
Refinement:  2011 Touareg

2011 VW Touareg: Upward Mobility Weighs Less

VW's 2011 Touareg:  A lower, leaner lap-of-luxury SUV Ask Dr. Jochen Boehle a Touareg-related question; you'll get an answer.  Want to know VW's SUV diet secret that... read more November 9, 2010 by 


 
Screencap from Toyota 'Ideas for Good' video

Video: Win A Toyota And Improve The World With Your Own 'Ideas For Good'

Earlier this year, Ford Motor Company launched a new website that encouraged everyday folks to submit their ideas for improving Ford vehicles. In May, Volkswagen unveiled a... read more November 9, 2010 by 


 
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