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Has The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Given Up On Flower Power? #YouTellUs

Has The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Given Up On Flower Power? #YouTellUs

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of those iconic cars that represents a brand. The last-generation Beetle helped put Volkswagen on the map in the U.S., but it was more of a hit with female buyers. Volkswagen hopes to even the demographic spread with the new 2012 Beetle. The main design cues on the new... read more

July 14, 2011 by - 1
 
2011 Audi A8 L

Distracted Driving, Audi U.S. Production Plans, Aston Martin IPO: Car News Headlines

A new study finds most drivers are distracted up to 50 percent of the time. [TheCarConnection] Audi plans to build cars in the U.S. for the first time ever. [MotorAuthority]... read more July 11, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo launch edition

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Arrives With Special Turbo Models

In addition to the upcoming debut of the 2012 Beetle, Volkswagen has announced that the redesigned coupe will also roll-out with two limited-edition models, both of which... read more July 11, 2011 by 0


 
Auto workers adjusting the chassis of the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Need A Job? The U.S. Auto Industry Is Hiring

It seems like just yesterday we were the bearers of nothing but bad news: plant closures, salary cuts, and countless layoffs. But today, the auto industry has turned the... read more July 7, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift rendering

June Car Sales: Big Three, Korea's Big Two Score Big

New-vehicle sales numbers for June are nearly complete, and for the Detroit-based automakers--and the Korean dynamic duo--it's almost all good news. With annualized sales... read more July 1, 2011 by 1


 
2011 Volkswagen Routan

Rebel Attack: Greenpeace Uses The Force Against Volkswagen

I blogged yesterday about VW trying to engage its fans in helping to make the next commercial in its series “Drive Until.” I found this to be a good approach to... read more June 29, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Hennessey Venom GT

Gas Mileage, Summer Driving Tips, Top Gear USA: Today's Car News

Shopping for tires is becoming more difficult, even for automakers. [TheCarConnection] Both the White House and the Feds are pushing for a 56.2-mpg fuel economy standard by... read more June 28, 2011 by 0


 
2009 Volkswagen L1 concept

VW Golf GTI: Want to Make a Commercial?

When I saw the latest two ads for the VW Golf GTI, at first I was a bit perplexed. They aren’t so much about the car--rather, they're about who drives the car and where... read more June 28, 2011 by 0


 
Monster Tajima's GoPro Suzuki SX4 Pikes Peak race car

Self-Driving Cars, 'Monster' Tajima, Hot Cars Get Girls: Today's Car News

Nobuhiro 'Monster' Tajima broke his own Pikes Peak Hill Climb world record by breaking the 10-minute mark. [MotorAuthority] Science has proven that a hot car can get men... read more June 27, 2011 by 0


 
Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn Dies, Britney Back With Beetle: The Week In Reverse

Jackass star Ryan Dunn died in a 130-mph collision in his Porsche, violently and senselessly--in the way of most drunk-driving accidents. [MotorAuthority] Carmageddon will... read more June 24, 2011 by 0


 
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... read more June 23, 2011 by 3


 
2012 Volkswagen New Beetle in Britney Spears' 'I Wanna Go' video

Britney Spears Pimps The 2012 Beetle

There are days when you have to wonder if the universe is run by a drunken frat boy with a sense of humor. Case in point: the latest Britney Spears video that pimps the 2012... read more June 22, 2011 by 3


 
2011 Saab 9-5

2011 Saab 9-5, 2011-2012 Volkswagen CC Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick

And the news just keeps on coming – about vehicles earning Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The latest to achieve... read more June 16, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan First Drive

Blending new elements with an existing look is tough, and often fails. You should have seen the 70-something gentleman trying to rock 30-something "hair" aboard my recent... read more June 14, 2011 by 3


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Prices Start At $19,765

We’re still a few months away from the 2012 VW Beetle’s appearance in dealer showrooms, but Volkswagen has given us an idea of what the iconic car will sell for... read more June 7, 2011 by 1


 
2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 2WD 4-door Auto S Mirror

2012 VW Tiguan: Beat The Crap Out It, I Dare You

Volkswagen built their reputation in North America on cars and trucks that were simple, robust, fun, practical and had a strong whiff of German engineering and design. They... read more May 30, 2011 by 5


 

 
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