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NHTSA RECALL RECAP: May 22, 2017: Toyota, Audi, Chevrolet, Jeep; Honda; Volkswagen; Mercedes-Benz; Hino

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: May 22, 2017: Toyota, Audi, Chevrolet, Jeep; Honda; Volkswagen; Mercedes-Benz; Hino

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel: Nothing Fake About TACH, 100% Relevant Editorial For Effective Brand Safe Advertising

The Auto Channel: Nothing Fake About TACH, 100% Relevant Editorial For Effective Brand Safe Advertising

The Auto Channel: 100% Brand Safe and effective Advertising Environment People want and need auto information and The Auto Channel will provide them with instant access to a massive editorially unbiased on-line multi-media library of automotive information and entertainment. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - May 10-15, 2017: Audi; VW; Acura; Honda; Jaguar; Porsche; RAM; Thor; Freightliner

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - May 10-15, 2017: Audi; VW; Acura; Honda; Jaguar; Porsche; RAM; Thor; Freightliner

Washington DC May 15, 2017; Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 8-14, 2017: VW TDI Deals; MB Diesels Verboten In US; Mazda Diesel Arriving Soon; Ford Rice Rockets; RAM Recall; 1 Million 911's

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 8-14, 2017: VW TDI Deals; MB Diesels Verboten In US; Mazda Diesel Arriving Soon; Ford Rice Rockets; RAM Recall; 1 Million 911's

* Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess recently asserted that his company will sell 1 million battery driven vehicles per year by 2025 outperforming Tesla in the developing EV market. With diesels virtually gone from the U.S. portfolio and in trouble elsewhere, perhaps more R&D resources are available for EVs. ... Continue reading

Introducing The New Volkswagen Arteon

Introducing The New Volkswagen Arteon

'Autonomous driving' – a term currently generating more animated discussion than almost any other in the automotive world. It fascinates and polarises in equal measure. ... Continue reading

2018 AutomotiveINNOVATIONS AWARD: Volkswagen Wins Award As The Most Innovative Volume Brand

2018 AutomotiveINNOVATIONS AWARD: Volkswagen Wins Award As The Most Innovative Volume Brand

Last week the Volkswagen brand received the award "Most Innovative Volume Brand" from the Center of Automotive Management (CAM). The established industry award was presented at a gala in Frankfurt to Stefan Gies, Head of Passenger Car Chassis Development at Volkswagen. In addition, Volkswagen received two further award ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review havee you heard? Volkswagen is the number one, largest seller of new vehicles in the whole world for 2016. They’ve knocked off Toyota. ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T SE Review by Mark Fulmer

2017 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T SE Review by Mark Fulmer

By Mark Fulmer Editor-in-Chief The Auto Channel Even though it has been a hellish year for VW, the fact remains that their alt mpg crisis was caused by a handful idiotic executives and techies, and the other over half million employees continued to design and construct outstanding vehicles. Case in point: the Passat. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest April 24-30, 2017; First Drive Nissan Rogue Sport; GM Risks; Daimler Risks; Buh Bye Dale Jr.; Waymo AZ; Toyota Recall

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest April 24-30, 2017; First Drive Nissan Rogue Sport; GM Risks; Daimler Risks; Buh Bye Dale Jr.; Waymo AZ; Toyota Recall

* This week we drove the all-new 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport compact SUV around the environs of Nashville and Nissan USA's Franklin, Tennessee headquarters. Aiming for sales mostly to millennials, it'a coming to market on May 11. ... Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring FWD Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring FWD Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

What's the difference between a crossover and a hatchback of similar size? Style. A crossover sits higher off the ground and is taller, for both the "SUV" look and, allegedly, greater interior space and ground clearance for active-lifestyle activities. ... Continue reading

Trip to the Lofoten Islands in a Volkswagen VW T6 California Camper +VIDEO

Trip to the Lofoten Islands in a Volkswagen VW T6 California Camper +VIDEO

With the VW T6 California you can just take a break and, if you wish, also comfortably stay on the spot without booking a hotel or building a tent. With Volkswagen, I travel to the Lofoten in the north of Norway in the VW T6 California. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Victorious Two Years In A Row

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Victorious Two Years In A Row

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has scooped top honours once again at the Trade Van Driver awards by claiming Van of the Year and Best Large Panel Van for the Volkswagen Crafter and Best Medium Van for the Transporter. Judges were highly impressed by the all-new Crafter, stating “even before going on sale, the van had ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack - First Drive By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack - First Drive By Larry Nutson

2017 Golf Alltrack Taking you outdoors By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel DSC_7765) For the last 30 years, or maybe even 40, it’s been said that Americans don’t like hatchback cars. This in spite of the hatchback’s versatility, ease of cargo carrying and shorter length for easier ... Continue reading

Courts approve consumer settlement in Canada for Volkswagen and Audi 2.0L TDI vehicles nationwide

Courts approve consumer settlement in Canada for Volkswagen and Audi 2.0L TDI vehicles nationwide

AJAX, TORONTO, ON and MONTREAL, QC, April 21, 2017 Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. and Canadian class counsel announced today that both the Québec and Ontario Courts have granted approval of the nationwide settlement agreement to resolve consumer claims in Canada related to the 2.0L diesel emissions matter for approximat ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Passat Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Passat Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Passat A family-sized sedan By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_9333) When I am new car shopping the power train is right at the top of my list of particulars that come in to consideration. The reality of today is that, more often than not, choices within ... Continue reading

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