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2019 Volkswagen Jetta Fast and Also Efficient - Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Fast and Also Efficient - Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

Back in the world of everyday car usage, I recently had my second opportunity behind the wheel of the new Jetta. The Habanero Orange 2019 Jetta R-Line turned heads just like the Bonneville Jetta did. ... Continue reading

2019 Amelia Island Concours Wrap and Results +COMPLETE EVENT VIDEO (1:47:56)

2019 Amelia Island Concours Wrap and Results +COMPLETE EVENT VIDEO (1:47:56)

March 10, 2019 at the 24th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance . The event once again brought together the best of the automotive world, including 2019 honoree, “Mr. Le Mans” Jacky Ickx. The legendary Ickx is a six-time Le Mans winner, 1979 Can-Am Champion, a Formula 1 victor and a Daytona, Sebring and Paris ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Brand To Cut 7000 Jobs To Save Money

Volkswagen Brand To Cut 7000 Jobs To Save Money

Volkswagen will cut up to 7,000 positions, aim to boost productivity and deliver 5.9 billion euros ($6.7 billion)of annual savings at its core VW brand by 2023, in its latest attempt to raise profitability at its top-selling division. The plan, announced on Wednesday, comes a day after the German automaker warned it wo ... Continue reading

1951 VOLKSWAGEN ROMETSCH BEESKOW WINS TOP HONOR FOR CUSTOM COACHWORK AT THE AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

1951 VOLKSWAGEN ROMETSCH BEESKOW WINS TOP HONOR FOR CUSTOM COACHWORK AT THE AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

The People’s Car made its bow at one of the most prestigious collector-car events in the world on Sunday, March 10th, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, and wowed the thousands of enthusiasts who attended the event. Most car enthusiasts know about the humble Beetle, the Golf, and the Microbus, but the class of ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

New Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

When it comes to automobiles, I am schizophrenic. My demographic group and my hair color lead me to large, comfortable American sedans. However, I was weaned on small British sports cars and the thrill of driving a fun small car is still in my blood. AGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Says Driverless Vehicles Have Limited Desireability and High Cost

Volkswagen Says Driverless Vehicles Have Limited Desireability and High Cost

GENEVA, March 5 Edward Taylor writing for Reuters reported that fully autonomous vehicles will take at least another five years to perfect, with the cost and complexity of rolling out the technology globally serving to undermine the business case, Volkswagen’s head of commercial vehicles said. Autonomous cars require ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Group Night Preview at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Volkswagen Group Night Preview at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Watch the entire VW press event live on Tuesday morning, March 5th at 3AM New York time, 12 midnight Los Angeles time. Four world premieres set powerful and electrifying highlights. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Spins Off Jetta As Entrylevel Brand For Chinese Market

Volkswagen Spins Off Jetta As Entrylevel Brand For Chinese Market

The model range of JETTA will be produced by FAW-Volkswagen in Chengdu. Jetta Brand will comprise a sedan and two SUVs. Market data show that SUV models in particular are becoming increasingly popular. Sedans continue to be good sellers. But the SUV segment is generating tremendous growth momentum and now makes up near ... Continue reading

Volkswagen to Unveil New Touareg V8 TDI at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen to Unveil New Touareg V8 TDI at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen is celebrating the world premiere of the new Touareg V8 TDI at the Geneva International Motor Show (7–17 March). Its output of 310 kW / 421 PS makes it the most powerful SUV with a diesel engine from a German manufacturer. The maximum torque of the high tech turbo diesel engine reaches the level of a super ... Continue reading

Volkswagen to Unveil New Touareg V8 TDI at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen to Unveil New Touareg V8 TDI at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Superior performance: the new Touareg V8 TDI1) with 310 kW / 421 PS is now the most powerful model from the Volkswagen brand Clean giant: new 4.0 litre eight-cylinder high tech engine complies with the new Euro 6d-TEMP emission standard Maximum comfort: the top model comes onto the market with leather interior and air ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recalls February 18, 2019

NHTSA Recalls February 18, 2019

NHTSA Recalls: Volkswagen; Mercedes-Benz; KIA; Nissan; Jeep; Honda; Hyundai; Chevrolet; RAM; Acura; Ford; Toyne ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Icon '60's Icon Rides Again +VIDEO

Volkswagen Icon '60's Icon Rides Again +VIDEO

After more than 50 years, the iconic ‘Light’ bus—a Volkswagen Type 2 van made world famous after its appearance at the legendary 1969 Woodstock Art and Music Fair—will ride again, thanks to help from Volkswagen of America and the greater Volkswagen community. ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC, Saturday February 16, 2019; WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC, Saturday February 16, 2019; WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM

Auto Lab Talk Radio on New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 - Car Question or Concern? Automotive Career Opportunity, Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 To Speak With An Auto Lab Expert ... Continue reading

February 13, 2019 NADA End-of-Day Auto News Recap: Ford-VW; BMW On Tarriffs; Rivian Electric Pickup Hopefull Seeks Big Bucks Investmeent; Tesla Spare Parts Spare

February 13, 2019 NADA End-of-Day Auto News Recap: Ford-VW; BMW On Tarriffs; Rivian Electric Pickup Hopefull Seeks Big Bucks Investmeent; Tesla Spare Parts Spare

NADA End-of-Day Automotive News Recap Partners Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co are at odds over how much the German automaker will invest in the No. 2 U.S. automaker’s self-driving vehicle unit, with Ford seeking at least $500 million, people familiar with the negotiations said. ... Continue reading

J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

Vehicle Dependability Significantly Improves for Most Automakers On a day when people traditionally demonstrate their love for another person, consumers’ affection for their three-year-old vehicles is equally apparent in the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), released today. ... Continue reading

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