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Eight "Best New" Winners Announced for 2017 AJAC's 2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards

Eight "Best New" Winners Announced for 2017 AJAC's 2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards

Eight "Best New" category winners were announced today by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, better known as AJAC. The results were tabulated by KPMG, the accounting firm that works with the association and its Canadian Car of the Year awards. The eight "Best New" categories cover the full new-model spec ... Continue reading

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

IBC publishes its list of the top 10 stolen vehicles for 2016.* MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today unveiled its annual list of the ten vehicles most frequently stolen in Quebec. ... Continue reading

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

In another web first, The Auto Channel makes it easier for new vehicle researchers to pare through the thousands of vehicles by body style, trim levels, prices, hundreds of specs, dimensions, capacities and now your choice of transmission type, manual, CVT and automatic. ... Continue reading

Multi-Award Winning Volkswagen Vans Have Multi-Award Winning Month

Multi-Award Winning Volkswagen Vans Have Multi-Award Winning Month

The Volkswagen Transporter has continued its 2016 winning streak, claiming the Best Medium Van and Commercial Vehicle of the Year titles at this year’s Commercial Fleet Awards. The Transporter’s versatility, smooth economical engines, comprehensive safety features and market leading residual values gave it the edge ... 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

November 2016 US Auto Sales Scorecard and Index By Make

November 2016 US Auto Sales Scorecard and Index By Make

November 2016 US Auto Sales Index By Make ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Audi November 2016 US Sales

Volkswagen Audi November 2016 US Sales

November sales totaled 29,672 units, an increase of 24.2 percent over November 2015 Tiguan sales totaled 4,516 units, an increase of 15.6 percent over November 2015 Passat sales totaled 6,441 units, an increase of 133.5 percent over November 2015 Golf SportWagen sales (which includes the all-new Alltrack) totaled 2,174 ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

European Brands Buy Into EV Potential Building High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

European Brands Buy Into EV Potential Building High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a memorandum of understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick buildup of a sizable number of stations to enable long-range travel for battery electric vehicle drivers. ... Continue reading

Ready to Rok: New Volkswagen Amarok Goes On Sale

Ready to Rok: New Volkswagen Amarok Goes On Sale

Volkswagen Van Centres across the UK have started taking orders for the new Amarok model, with first customer deliveries expected in January 2017. Replacing the previous model’s 2.0-litre TDI engine, the new Amarok has at its heart a 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine, making it the only six-cylinder model in the segment. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

* As Black Friday kicks off the official holiday shopping season, a National Safety Council poll found two-thirds – 66 percent – of drivers would make phone calls while driving through a parking lot, and 56 percent would text. Given the increased traffic in and around parking lots during the holiday shopping season ... 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

Volkswagen To Transform Itself Over The Next Decade (No Diesel Yes Electric)

Volkswagen To Transform Itself Over The Next Decade (No Diesel Yes Electric)

Brand CEO Diess: we want to create a new Volkswagen Consistent restructuring and repositioning Return to sustainable, profitable growth; operating margin to rise to 6 percent by 2025 Multi-billion euro investments: Volkswagen to become the world market leader in e-mobility by 2025 and to develop the industry's stronges ... Continue reading

Wisconsin Issues Guidance on Sales Tax Implications of Volkswagen Settlement

Wisconsin Issues Guidance on Sales Tax Implications of Volkswagen Settlement

DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2016 -- Recently, Volkswagen (VW) reached a settlement with Federal and California regulators, whereby it agreed to make cash payments to certain VW and Audi diesel owners. ... Continue reading

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. has once again climbed slightly this year, to 11.6 years, according to industry experts at IHS Markit , a leading provider of business information and analysis for the global automotive industry. Registrations for light VIO, including ... Continue reading

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