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2022 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SEL R-Line – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SEL R-Line – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Vehicles have become so over-automated, so complex to operate, that finding one like this VW which the driver still controls - instead of the other way round - becomes something of a triumph. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring - Electric Vehicle Technology Overview

EV Motoring - Electric Vehicle Technology Overview

But how, exactly, do electric vehicles work and what are their advantages?Let's start by considering the legacy vehicle technology: the internal combustion engine, or ICE. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up May, 15-21 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up May, 15-21 2022

* U.S. traffic deaths jumped 10.5 percent in 2021 to 42,915 -- the highest number killed on American roads in a single-year since 2005, U.S. regulators said in its preliminary estimate. The yearly increase is the highest reported since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began using its current traffic f ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content Channel- A Million Pages Archived By Single Topics (1993-Present)

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content Channel- A Million Pages Archived By Single Topics (1993-Present)

The Auto Channel Automotive Content Library and Archive — Find a 23 year old archive of millions of articles: news, video, opinion, how-to's, reviews, database info for every pinpointed topic, all in one place all free all here on The Auto Channel. ... Continue reading

New Car and Truck Reviews, Used Car Truck Reviews, 2023-1993

New Car and Truck Reviews, Used Car Truck Reviews, 2023-1993

Professional Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2023 No Emails Collected, Used Car Specs, Crash tests, Service Bulletins, Recalls, MPG, and Other Purchase Consideration Decision Making Research and Road Tests ... Continue reading

Letter From Europe From California - 29th annual media days of the Western Automotive Journalists Group

Letter From Europe From California - 29th annual media days of the Western Automotive Journalists Group

By Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief Senior Editor-at-large The Auto Channel Half Moon Bay CA May 12, 2022; There is an old saying along the lines of “The right crowd and no crowding“ which neatly sums up the tests of 22 vehicles in California’s Half Moon Bay. For me there two stars of the show-the astonishing ... Continue reading

2022 Volkswagen Golf R - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Volkswagen Golf R - Review by Larry Nutson

The Volkswagen Golf first arrived on the U.S. shores as a 1975 model bearing the Rabbit name. Now, forty-seven years later, the mainstream Golf is no longer as VW’s Taos and Tiguan utility vehicles can meet the needs of those U.S. customers. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up May 8-14, 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up May 8-14, 2022

Full versions of today's news nuggets along with thousands of pages of relevant news and opinions, information stored in a million-page library published and indexed on The Auto Channel during the past 25 years ... Continue reading

2022 Volkswagen Taos SEL - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2022 Volkswagen Taos SEL - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

In the 1950s to early 1970s common knowledge was that a four-cylinder engine just wasn't cut out for highway use. No one could imagine that one day cars, trucks, and SUVs would routinely be powered by "tiny" four-cylinder engines. ... Continue reading

Explaining Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Explaining Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) have a battery instead of a gasoline tank, and an electric motor instead of an internal combustion engine. Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are a combination of gasoline and electric vehicles, so they have a battery, an electric motor, a gasoline tank, and an internal combustion engine. ... Continue reading

2022 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

So much to love, but it’s like forcing a world-class sprinter to wear ski boots ... Continue reading

2022 VW Atlas Cross Sport V6 SE with Technology Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 VW Atlas Cross Sport V6 SE with Technology Review by Mark Fulmer

For families of four or less, VW has created a stylish two row version of its three-row Atlas SUV, and gave it the designation Cross Sport. By loading it with a healthy dose of standard features and a reasonable price tag it looks to be quite competitive in its crowded class. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up Week Ending May 7, 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up Week Ending May 7, 2022

These are this past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-understand automotive universe news nuggets. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up Week Ending April 30 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up Week Ending April 30 2022

The past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-understand automotive universe news nuggets ... Continue reading

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL R-Line - Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL R-Line - Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

With new style elements and performance features, the 2022 edition of the Tiguan is beginning to make moves on the Honda and Toyota SUV fleets. ... Continue reading

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