The Toyota Camry is one of the few mid-size sedans that hasn’t yet replaced its powerful V6 engine with a turbo-four, but rumor has it this will soon change. A report in Automotive News stated that Toyota will join the turbocharged party in the coming years by replacing the Camry’s hefty V6 with a turbo-four, […]
Food Network is a cornucopia of great food shows, but one of the best is easily Food Network Star. Next time you tune into this food-infused, dramatic cooking competition to feast your eyes on some amazing food, don’t forget to keep your eyes out for some equally delicious Volkswagen vehicles. Volkswagen recently announced that it […]
Mercedes also takes home World Luxury Car and World Performance Car
Today is a great day to drive a Mercedes. The German luxury automaker just took home three of the most prestigious awards handed out at the New York International Auto Show. Most notably, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class picked up the 2015 World Car of the Year award. The original batch of contestants for the World Car […]
The new Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE concept has debuted at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, offering a glimpse at the future of the VW lineup—both in terms of design elements and increasing hybridization. A coupe with four doors and a hatchback built on the same modular transverse matrix (MQB) platform as the Golf, the Sport […]
Volkswagen of America sold 23,504 total units last month, representing a .04% sales bump compared to January 2014. That infinitesimal increase was fueled primarily by the Jetta family and the acclaimed Golf family, with the all-new Golf delivering 2,040 units for the month (a 143% increase over January 2014, the Golf GTI delivering 1,978 units […]
If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of fans who tuned into the series finale of Rocket Jump Studio’s hit web series Video Game High School (VGHS), not only were you treated to a satisfyingly triumphant conclusion to the third and final season–you got to see a silver metallic 2003 Ford F-150 XL Sport in action! What […]
Ford is looking to expand its reach in international markets, and it may be planning to introduce PHEVs in Europe in order to keep pace with competitors. Ford is “actively considering” bringing plug-in hybrid versions of vehicles like the Mondeo and C-Max to Europe to compete with the recently-launched Volkswagen Golf plug-in hybrid and the […]
About a year ago, VW paired up with Italian motorcycle company Ducati to create a high-performance, fuel-efficient sports car based on the company’s XL1, which remains the most fuel efficient production car of all time. The results of their union will be debuting at the 2014 Paris Motor Show this week as the XL Sport. […]
The Volkswagen XL1 was designed to be capable of traveling 100 kilometers (62 miles) on 1 liter of fuel, while also looking and feeling like the car of the future (or, at least, looking like what kids who grew up on Back to the Future think the car of the future will look like). VW […]
General Motors today announced that the Corvette’s new eight-speed automatic transmission for the 2015 Corvette Stingray model, a Hydra-Matic 8L90, makes the ‘Vette faster and more fuel-efficient than the previous model. The 2015 Corvette boasts a 0 – 60 time of just 3.7 seconds and an EPA-estimated 29 mpg on the highway. The 0 – […]
Volkswagen has announced it will support PeopleForBikes for an additional two years to help make bicycling better across the United States. Since 2012, Volkswagen has helped the non-profit organization reach nearly five million riders at 165 bike and lifestyle events throughout the country. Additionally, Volkswagen and PeopleForBikes have nearly doubled the number of protected bike […]
Volkswagen Group has received the World Environmental Center’s 30th Anniversary Gold Medal Award for sustainability. Volkswagen’s dedication to preserving the environment, eco-friendly mobility, and sustainability were among the reasons the German automaker stood out. Numerous global companies across multiple business sectors were evaluated for the award, but it was Volkswagen that stood out thanks to its […]
Honor our military by treating a soldier to freebies and discounts all over town and online today.
Most of these Memorial Day discounts and freebies are available to every citizen of the United States, but some are available only to members of the U.S. military. We’ve sorted through the mass of coupon codes to get you Memorial Day discounts on food, entertainment, shopping, hotels, and our favorite; cars. Food Jamba Juice: Print […]
This morning, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen was revealed, replacing the Jetta SportWagen and standing in as America’s new favorite manual diesel wagon. If Volkswagen had a brain with which to generate thought and a mouth with which to speak those thoughts, it would say: “you’re welcome.” The Golf SportWagen uses the same MQB […]
Volkswagen sales are down 10.4 percent one-third of the way through the year; VW's bright spots include the Passat, Jetta, and TDI Clean Diesel model lineup.
Volkswagen has announced their April sales figures and, to be frank, they’re not terribly pretty. VW Sales in April totaled 30,831, down 8.4 percent year-to-date and bringing the automaker’s U.S. sales down 10.4 percent year-to-date. Though Volkswagen has largely failed to find its footing in America in 2014, there are a bright spots from which […]
Last week at the New York International Auto Show, the Chevrolet Cruze Diesel was named the Diesel Car of the Year by The Diesel Driver. But the accolades didn’t stop there; Chevy was also named the top diesel manufacturer of 2014. “The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, with a market-leading 46 mpg highway (5.11 L/ 100 km) […]
What’s in a name? For Volkswagen’s new concept, it’s exactly what you’d think. The German automaker unveiled the Volkswagen New Midsize Coupé concept car in Beijing yesterday at the Beijing Auto Show, and, um, well, it is what it is, there’s no question about that. But just in case you can’t quite gather much about […]
The stop-sale order affects certain 2014 Jettas, Passats, and Beetles; the recall is for 150,201 Passats with potential low beam headlight issues.
Yesterday, Jalopnik reported that it obtained a dealer memo stating that issued a stop-sale order for 2014 Jettas, Passats, and Beetles equipped with 1.8T engines built after February 1st and mated to automatic transmissions for a potential transmission oil cooler leak. There is no indication as to how many vehicles are affected by the problem, […]