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Volkswagen California Ocean Red

2018 Volkswagen California first drive review: forbidden fruit you can live in

Our ideal garage is full of weird French hatchbacks, Japanese kei cars, German wagons, and Volkswagen vans. But as North Americans, we’re stuck admiring these wondrous oddities from afar. Aside from the tragic Volkswagen Routan, the U.S. hasn't seen a new VW van since the Eurovan disappeared... read more

May 18, 2018 by
 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Doing grown-up things with the do-it-all 2018 VW Golf GTI

No one car can do it all, but the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI comes pretty close. VW’s hot hatch is almost as happy snaking through twisty canyon roads as it is doing... read more May 4, 2018 by


 
Martin Winterkorn

Report: Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn facing US charges in dieselgate scandal

A Michigan federal court has charged former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding the U.S. for his role in the VW diesel emissions scandal, according to a... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
Scene from 'Edd China's Garage Revival' pilot

Watch the full pilot for “Edd China's Garage Revival”

Former “Wheeler Dealers” mechanic Edd China is back with a new show whose pilot episode went live Tuesday. Called “Edd China's Garage Revival,” it... read more May 2, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Groupe CEO Herbert Diess

VW and Chinese partner launch SOL EV brand in China

Volkswagen has joined numerous other automakers by offering a China-only brand dedicated to electric cars. On Tuesday, VW introduced the SOL brand for electric vehicles at... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen 48-volt mild-hybrid system

Next-generation VW Golf getting mild-hybrid system

Volkswagen has already laid out aggressive plans for a future full of battery-electric cars, but the German car brand will also electrify nearly every vehicle in its lineup... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

2018 Volkswagen Golf R first drive review: no juvenile delinquent

Automaker family portraits are like most of ours. See that mohawk in the back? That’s the Honda Civic Type R. The blue-face scoundrel flipping the bird? Hello, Ford... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak race car

VW ID R Pikes Peak racer accelerates faster than an F1 car

Volkswagen on Sunday took the covers off its new ID R electric race car at a special launch event in Alès, France. This is the car that VW will enter in the 2018 Pikes... read more April 22, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

Volkswagen to install 2,000 fast chargers across US by end of 2019

Volkswagen and its Electrify America unit announced plans to install 2,000 fast chargers at 500 stations across the country by the end of 2019. VW's announcement on Wednesday... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak race car

VW to return to Pikes Peak with ID R electric racer

Volkswagen’s motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. VW confirmed last year it... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2020 Volkswagen Golf test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Volkswagen Golf spy shots

A test mule for the next-generation Volkswagen Golf, the nameplate's eighth iteration, has been spotted. A test mule is where the new mechanical package is hidden beneath the... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen testing autonomous parking at German airport

VW tests automated parking system at German airport

We've seen a handful of concepts to help alleviate the stress of parking in congested areas, but Volkswagen has taken things a step further. The automaker announced Friday... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Herbert Diess

VW Group ousts CEO, names Diess as replacement, announces restructuring

Volkswagen Group has ousted CEO Matthias Müller and replaced him with Herbert Diess, previously CEO of the Volkswagen brand within the larger 12-brand corporation. The... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW Group hints at possible leadership changes, including CEO position

The Volkswagen Group on Tuesday issued the statement that it is in the process of reviewing its senior management structure and that this could result in potential personnel... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concept, 2018 New York auto show

VW teases potential US pickup truck with Atlas Tanoak concept

Might a unibody pickup truck from Volkswagen be on the cards? Quite possibly. The German automaker on Wednesday unveiled the Atlas Tanoak concept at the 2018 New York auto... read more March 29, 2018 by


 
2019 Volkswaen Arteon R-Line, 2018 New York auto show

2019 Volkswagen Arteon gets racy looks with R-Line package

It's not the Arteon R performance variant Volkswagen has hinted at in the past, but the 2019 Arteon R-Line package does spice things up visually. VW announced on Tuesday that... read more March 28, 2018 by


 
 

 
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