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More Power To The Pick-Up: Volkswagen Launches New Top Spec Amarok

More Power To The Pick-Up: Volkswagen Launches New Top Spec Amarok

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is putting words into action as the Amarok concept vehicle shown at the IAA in Frankfurt last year becomes available to order* as the new, top engine specification production model. A particular highlight is the V6 TDI engine with 258 PS, plus a 14 PS overboost and up to 580 Newton metres ... Continue reading

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New Car Review: 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI SE By John Heilig

New Car Review: 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI SE By John Heilig

The GTI takes the standard VW Golf, lowers the suspension by 0.6 inch, adds larger brakes and wider low profile tires, then throws in a supercharged 2.0-liter four that delivers 220 horsepower, and seems to want to go on forever when you’re accelerating. Take that high school kids, and yes, they recognized what was i ... Continue reading

Big Changes At Volkswagen

Big Changes At Volkswagen

Dr. Herbert Diess follows Matthias Müller as Chairman of the Group’s Board of Management Supervisory Board thanks Matthias Müller for outstanding service New head of Human Resources and Organization – Gunnar Kilian to follow Karlheinz Blessing Dr. ... Continue reading

"2018 to 1993 Professional Car Reviews and Truck Reviews"

"2018 to 1993 Professional Car Reviews and Truck Reviews"

2018 Professional Car Reviews To 1993 Car Reviews, 2018 Truck Reviews To 1993 Truck Reviews Includes In-depth Specs, Side By Side Vehicle Comparisons2017–1994 Acura Reviews 2017–2016 Alfa Romeo Reviews 2015–2005 Aston Martin Reviews 2018–1996 Audi Reviews 2016–2004 Bentley Reviews 2018–1994 BMW Reviews 2017 ... Continue reading

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Larry Nutson

Volkswagen’s SUV line-up is now focused on three core models. This all-new, second-generation 2018 Tiguan compact SUV that’s longer, has more cargo space and has three-row seating to carry up to seven passengers; the new Atlas mid-size seven-passenger SUV; and the previous generation 5-passenger Tiguan, rebadged as ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Announces Full Pricing for All-New 2019 Jetta

Volkswagen Announces Full Pricing for All-New 2019 Jetta

Volkswagen of America, Inc., today announced full pricing of the all-new 2019 Jetta. Now based off the award-winning MQB platform, the 2019 Jetta offers bolder design, more interior space than the outgoing model and new technology. ... Continue reading

IIHS: Good ratings for 5 small SUVs in passenger-side small overlap crash test

IIHS: Good ratings for 5 small SUVs in passenger-side small overlap crash test

ARLINGTON, Va. — In a new round of evaluations, 5 of 7 small SUVs earn good ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for occupant protection in a passenger-side small overlap front crash. ... Continue reading

AIADA Market Watch 04/04/18 - International Nameplate Auto Sales Scoreboard

AIADA Market Watch 04/04/18 - International Nameplate Auto Sales Scoreboard

International brands were led last month by Acura (up 15.7 percent from last March), Mitsubishi (up 21.7 percent), and Volkswagen (up 17.8 percent). In contrast, Hyundai’s sales slipped 10.9 percent, due in part to the lack of SUVs and crossovers in its lineup. Throughout the industry, light trucks continued to drive ... Continue reading

"New Car Review: 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review" By Larry Nutson

"New Car Review: 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review" By Larry Nutson

Now in its seventh-generation, the GTI first came on the scene in the U.S. in 1983s GTI is THE car that defined the term “hot hatch”. But, back then the GTI only came as a two-door and only with manual transmission.The Golf GTI might just be the best in its class. It certainly is invigorating to drive. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen of America March 2018 US Sales Results

Volkswagen of America March 2018 US Sales Results

Sales totaled 32,548 units, an increase of 17.8 percent compared to March 2017. Year-to-date sales totaled 83,952 units, an increase of 10 percent over 2017. ... Continue reading

All-Electric Volkswagen eCrafter to Make UK Debut at Commercial Vehicle Show

All-Electric Volkswagen eCrafter to Make UK Debut at Commercial Vehicle Show

The all-electric van from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, the eCrafter, will be making its UK debut at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 24-26 April, ahead of real-world testing beginning with UK customers at the start of May. The first test vehicles were handed over to a group of major European ... Continue reading

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2018 VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS REVIEW AND ROAD TRIP BY STEVE PURDY

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2018 VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS REVIEW AND ROAD TRIP BY STEVE PURDY

Atlas is VW’s first foray into the popular 7-passenger CUV market dominated by the GM competitors (Buick Enclave and Chevy Traverse), Nissan Pathfinder, Ford Explorer and many, many others. Most are categorized as mid-size but often feel more full-size. Just about every manufacturer, both luxury and mainstream, compe ... Continue reading

Lured by Rising SUV Sales, Automakers Flood Market With Models

Lured by Rising SUV Sales, Automakers Flood Market With Models

New York March 28, 2018; Reuters reported that demand for sport utility vehicles in the United States is booming, but the number of new models vying for a share of that market is growing even faster, threatening the fat profits automakers have enjoyed. At the New York Auto show this week, automakers will unveil another ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Debuts Atlas Cross Sport Concept Today at 2018 New York Auto Show

Volkswagen Debuts Atlas Cross Sport Concept Today at 2018 New York Auto Show

Volkswagen is about to ignite the next stage of its global SUV strategy. After recently showing the new Touareg in Europe and China, Volkswagen is now debuting a new version of the Atlas SUV at the New York International Auto Show: the Atlas Cross Sport concept. ... Continue reading

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