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Das Auto: VW Reminds People It's "The Car"
Das Auto: VW Reminds People It's "The Car"

It's Volkswagen's new ad campaign, and it's as simple as "the car." The German automaker launches a new advertising campaign this month under the tag, "Das Auto" -- translated from German as "the car." It's meant to signify VW's place as an icon of pop culture, while giving the brand a jump-start...Read More»

Pic Tease: 2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen

Had enough of the stream of pics of Volkswagen's pert little Jetta Sportwagen? Too bad -- TheCarConnection.com is in Washington, D.C., to drive the new Jetta and as if by coincidence, Volkswagen released these new shots of the wagon. With the hotness of the wagon market growing, VW convinced itself...Read More»

Wolfsburg Rising: VW Goes All Special Edition on the Jetta

Volkswagen’s latest version of the Jetta is a new Wolfsburg Edition with a turbo four-cylinder engine, and a pricetag of $20,875. The new Wolfie--last year’s edition had a 2.5-liter in-line five-cylinder engine--sports the fantastic 200-horsepower, 2.0-liter direct-injection four, along...Read More»

Bunnies Meet Rabbits at the Playboy Mansion

“Financially prudent” rather than Rabbit meets Bunnies is how Volkswagen explained its decision to unveil four Limited Edition models at the Playboy Mansion October 4, but prudent is hardly the word to describe the recent shenanigans involving the iconic Playboy trademark. During a week...Read More»

Len Hunt Is Loving Kia

Len Hunt is glad to get a crack at running Kia Motors. The new COO of the Korean carmaker’s U.S. unit had been tapped to run worldwide marketing for Bentley at Volkswagen. “I looked at my schedule of one posh glad-handing event after another, many of them on the weekends, and I...Read More»

2005 ASC Concept
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part VI

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Return of the Four-Door Convertible? It’s been nearly four decades since a major manufacturer – Lincoln – last produced a four-door convertible. But is there another one heading to market in the near future? Tucked away from the crowds in...Read More»

2005 Kia Mesa concept
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part VII

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005)VW Sees New Losses in U.S. Fresh new products such as the Jetta and the Passat won't be enough to wipe out the red ink at Volkswagen of America. Hans Dieter Poetsch, Volkswagen AG's chief financial officer, confirmed in an interview at the North...Read More»

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