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Tag Archives: Volkswagen
These days, front-wheel-drive has become the drivetrain layout of choice for most manufacturers. Even BMW, famous in the past for criticizing the layout, has given into the temptation with their FWD Concept Active Tourer. But many of us gearheads have … Continue reading
There’s been a reoccurring diesel theme around here lately, with the engines clearly gaining traction in North America. But it seems that things might not be quite as bright and rosy as I thought. A number of Volkswagen and Audi TDI owners … Continue reading
It seems that my plea for diesels in North America was very well-timed. Since then, we’ve seen the rollout of several new diesels at the LA Auto Show, and now this – Mark Reuss, President of General Motors North America, … Continue reading
Cruise control, anti-lock brakes, traction control – these are all examples of technologies that started life in high-end cars commanding more money than the majority of us could afford. But nowadays, you’d be hard-pressed to find a car that doesn’t … Continue reading
Just last week I wrote my plea for more diesel cars here in North America. If you haven’t read it, to make a long story short, diesel is awesome and we don’t have enough in North America. But it seems … Continue reading
After writing about the need for more diesel cars in North America yesterday, that got me thinking: what are some other cars we miss out on, that we really ought to have a crack at? So I decided to put … Continue reading
Volkswagen and Audi are both recalling 168,275 TDI models due to the possibility of a fuel leak in the engine bay.
Volkswagen has finally released pricing for the US-spec Golf R, nearly a year after we found out the car would be coming to these shores. The range-topping Golf will set you back a rather pricey $33,990, excluding destination.
Volkswagen launches Vehicle Pre-Order program, special edition 2012 Beetle to be the first model on offer
Volkswagen has launched the Vehicle Pre-Order program today, allowing customers to reserve vehicles online. A special edition 2012 Beetle has also been rolled out to be the first model offered through the program.
A report on Autoblog suggests that the next-gen VW Beetle will be unveiled at this year’s Shanghai Motor Show, with a possible high-performance variant to follow.