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2018 VW Tiguan Limited to bow out
2018 VW Tiguan Limited to bow out

A lot can happen in 11 years. Or, in the case of the 2018 VW Tiguan Limited, not much at all. Speaking with Cars Direct, VW on Wednesday, a VW spokesman confirmed that the slow-selling, dated Tiguan Limited will be discontinued after the 2018 model year. Through the first five months of 2018, VW...Read More»

Original Volkswagen Microbus and the 2016 Transporter
Report: Apple, VW to collaborate on self-driving car project

After shelving plans to develop its own self-driving car, Apple will begin shuttling workers between two of its California campuses in Volkswagen vans fitted with its autonomous technology, a report said Wednesday. The New York Times reported that a deal inked between the two firms will see VW...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Atlas
2018 Volkswagen Atlas: A third row worth fighting over

As we hammered out plans for my buddy Doug’s bachelor party––cigars, trap shooting, the usual Minnesota stuff––my main contribution became clear: to procure a massive vehicle to haul a crew of full-grown men who would absolutely act like teenagers. It seemed like the...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
6 things to know about the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

As buyers put their money on crossover SUVs rather than sedans in the game of new-car roulette, the 2019 VW Jetta hopes to be more than just a dapper, quiet observer on the sidelines. The latest Jetta is a mild-mannered four-door that does many things well, which may make it highly appealing to...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
2019 Volkswagen Jetta first drive: steady and staid

Two decades ago, ubiquitous would have been too soft a word to describe the Volkswagen Jetta’s presence on the manicured grounds of a prestigious college like Duke University. I recently found myself dodging students with backpacks on the narrow roads surrounding the stately campus in leafy...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Less for more: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta sedan priced from $19,395

The redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta starts at a lower price than last year’s model, but it includes more standard features. A number of Jetta trim levels will be available starting with the Jetta S at $19,395 including a mandatory $850 destination charge. The Jetta S comes standard with a...Read More»

Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport concept, 2018 New York auto show
2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport: Volkswagen’s SUV family affair begins

The Volkswagen Atlas will both shrink and expand in 2019. Volkswagen will add a smaller five-seat Cross Sport model to the Atlas crossover SUV family for the 2020 model year, while it also will study a plug-in hybrid version with no confirmed production date. Volkswagen confirmed the new Atlas...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
VW Beetle set for extermination

After a long and storied history dating back eight decades, VW says it will finally squash its iconic Beetle. Speaking at the Geneva motor show Monday, VW’s head of research and design, Frank Welsch said that the production version of the company's ID Buzz electric concept–which takes...Read More»

Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap
VW CEO sees a diesel "renaissance"

Despite single-handedly turning much of the world against diesel engines with an emissions cheating scandal that was revealed in 2015, Volkswagen is doubling down on them. Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Mueller told Bloomberg that diesel could come back stronger than ever. "Diesel will see a...Read More»

Consumer Reports tests 2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI diesel in 'cheat mode,' October 2015 [video frame]
VW settles Dieselgate lawsuit before trial

Volkswagen AG last week reached an agreement with more than 300 diesel car owners just days before what was expected to be a high-profile trial over the automaker's excessive diesel emissions. Reuters reported that Volkswagen reached a settlement Friday with David Doar, a North Carolina man, and...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Boerne, Texas
2018 VW Atlas sees price hike

Just days after it lowered pricing on its compact crossover, Volkswagen is doing the opposite for its largest and most expensive crossover. The 2018 VW Atlas sees a modest $250 price increase across the board. That stands in marked contrast to the price-slashing the automaker announced for it...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Jetta, 2018 Detroit auto show
2019 Volkswagen Jetta video preview

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is here, and even if it doesn't look at that different from its predecessor, it's what's underneath that counts. And there are some major changes that make the 2019 Jetta ride and handle like the pint-size luxury sedan it once was. First, some inside baseball. The 2019...Read More»

2019 Volkswagen Jetta, 2018 Detroit auto show
2019 Volkswagen Jetta revealed: VW's sedan hits the gym for bigger body, sharper looks

With the Dieselgate dust starting to settle, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta made its first appearance Sunday at the 2018 Detroit auto show. The latest iteration of Volkswagen's bestselling U.S. model features a design that’s only slightly more aggressive than that of its predecessor, with an...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
2018 VW Tiguan sees price cut of up to $2,180

Volkswagen has dramatically sliced the base price of certain versions of its newly redesigned compact crossover. The 2018 VW Tiguan's base price has been cut by as much as $2,180. First reported by Automotive News, the lower prices apply to S, SE, and SEL trim levels. Here's a look at the new...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line
What's New for 2018: Volkswagen

This year, the VW lineup grows upward and outward with the introduction of two new crossovers both available with seating for the entire family. The long-anticipated VW Atlas is the brand's first true three-row crossover. It's especially roomy in row three and its driving dynamics make it something...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan dressed up with new R-Line appearance package

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line has a spicy look, but it's not matched by any additional underhood or suspension muscle. The automaker announced Tuesday that it will offer what it's calling a "performance-inspired" R-Line appearance package on Tiguan SEL and SEL trim levels. The package runs...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: Compare Cars

For what may be the first time since its dealers peddled the now-iconic Microbus, Volkswagen has a family-friendly vehicle with three rows of seats. But wait,there’s more. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan are new designs with room for up to seven passengers. The full-size...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
Volkswagen Golf SportWagen: The Car Connection's Best Wagon to Buy 2018

Wagons firmly live in the middle of a Venn diagram between practical and comfortable. Perhaps that's why more automakers are paying attention to the unusually small segment and offering high-zoot wagons that coddle buyers with luxurious amenities—at a significantly higher price. One wagon...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan earns Top Safety Pick award

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover holds up well in crashes, but its headlights aren't up to par. That's according to crash-test results released Thursday by the IIHS. The new-for-2018 Tiguan delivered far superior crash-test results than its predecessor, which is still sold as the Tiguan...Read More»

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