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Kelley Blue Book Names Best Family Cars Of 2017

Kelley Blue Book Names Best Family Cars Of 2017

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 -- The expert editors at Kelley Blue Book, today name the 12 Best Family Cars of 2017. After extensive testing and evaluation, with a keen focus on safety, value, reputation, driving manners, comfort and convenience, cargo versatility, technology, and fit of various rear-facing and forward ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1.8T Dune Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1.8T Dune Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Great fun, good performance and fuel economy - with the top up or down DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY Volkswagen has heritage. Back in the 1960s, the original Type 1 sedan, more commonly known as the Beetle for its shape, was the basis for fiberglass-bodied dune buggies and offroad racers, commonly known as Baja Bugs ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show Opens its Doors

2017 Chicago Auto Show Opens its Doors

THE 2017 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW READY TO OPEN ITS DOORS The Nation's Largest Auto Show Runs Feb. 11-20 CHICAGO (Feb. ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show: Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition Demonstration

2017 Chicago Auto Show: Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition Demonstration

Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition Demonstrates Go-Anywhere Appeal and Versatility Chicago February 8, 2017; The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas that will hit American roads this Spring was designed to let people live a life as big as their imaginations. At the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Volkswagen of America, Inc., will demo ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_8911) Have 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

Attention Volkswagen Touareg TDI Owners - Compare 200 Dimensions, Capacities and Performance Of Your Soon To Be Bought VW TDI With Every SUV Available (1997-2017)

Attention Volkswagen Touareg TDI Owners - Compare 200 Dimensions, Capacities and Performance Of Your Soon To Be Bought VW TDI With Every SUV Available (1997-2017)

Attention Volkswagen Toureg TDI Owners - Compare The Dimension's, performance, Accessories and Safety capabilities Of Your Soon To Be Replaced Vehicle With Every SUV Available (1997-2017) and Compare before you waste your time and potentially buy a replacement that is not up to the TDI benefits. ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium Review by Carey Russ

2017 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium Review by Carey Russ

VW Jetta In Top Semi-Luxury Form DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Volkswagen has long been known for evolutionary rather than revolutionary product development, with more changes under the skin that to that skin. Back in the 1950s, when American cars changed outside, often radically, nearly every year, VW made its ... Continue reading

Official FTC Volkswagen 3.0 Diesel Settlement Details: Class Action Settlements Require Volkswagen to Repair or Buy Back 3.0 Liter TDI Diesel Vehicles

Official FTC Volkswagen 3.0 Diesel Settlement Details: Class Action Settlements Require Volkswagen to Repair or Buy Back 3.0 Liter TDI Diesel Vehicles

Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement today that requires Volkswagen Group of America to fully compensate consumers who purchased 3.0-liter TDI diesel vehicles through a combination of repairs, additional monetary compensation, and buybacks for certain models. Under the federal court order, owners of older ve ... Continue reading

Volkswagen 3.0 Diesel Settlement Reached

Volkswagen 3.0 Diesel Settlement Reached

VOLKSWAGEN REACHES SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS WITH PRIVATE PLAINTIFFS AND U.S. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ON 3.0L TDI V6 VEHICLES IN THE UNITED STATES Program, if approved, would include provisions to recall and repair most affected vehicles. Options for older affected vehicles include buybacks or trade-in credits, or lease t ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Reaches Settlement Agreements With Private Plaintiffs and FTC

Volkswagen Reaches Settlement Agreements With Private Plaintiffs and FTC

Volkswagen announced today that they have reached proposed agreements to resolve outstanding civil claims regarding approximately 78,000 affected 3.0L TDI V6 diesel engine vehicles in the United States ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS - JANUARY 30, 2017:

NHTSA RECALLS - JANUARY 30, 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

PREVIEW - It's Love At First Sight As Volkswagen Polo Event Gets Under Way

PREVIEW - It's Love At First Sight As Volkswagen Polo Event Gets Under Way

VW has extended its tempting Polo offer with two new incentives. As well as a generous deposit contribution with insurance included, Polo customers can now take advantage of a free service plan and receive a discount on the Style Pack. ... 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

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Golf GTI Named Good Housekeeping Magazine’s 2017 Best New Compact Car

Volkswagen Golf GTI Named Good Housekeeping Magazine’s 2017 Best New Compact Car

Good Housekeeping Institute engineers praised the sporty compact for its exceptional handling, value and practicality HERNDON, VA - January 20, 2017: Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Volkswagen Golf GTI has earned Good Housekeeping magazine’s 2017 Best New Car Award in the compact vehicle c ... Continue reading

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