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VW did better than expected at Pikes Peak

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak driving at sunset

How did VW do at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb?

When you design a four-wheel drive race car specifically for a certain race, there’s a hope that it will succeed. If you happen to further name the vehicle after the race, well you might feel a touch more embarrassed if you didn’t at least come close to your goal. Luckily for Volkswagen, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb not only came off without a hitch, but the automaker did well. Extremely well. Record-setting well. (more…)

New VW concept models show indicate plans to expand the Atlas lineup

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport at 2018 NYIAS

VW Atlas Tanoak and VW Atlas Cross Sport

Volkswagen is one of those brands that has had the same models to entice loyal shoppers for decades. Though many of them, such as the Beetle and the Golf, remain popular choices in the lineup, the automotive world could be said to have sized up since the introduction of these compact options. VW has a strong hold on markets where smaller vehicles are still the top selection, but America is not that market. Since the introduction of the 2018 VW Atlas and Tiguan, these two models have quickly proven popular. We’re talking 40 percent of sales in the U.S. market for the VW brand. Clearly, motorists here are looking for family-friendly models. This is why VW showed both the Atlas Tanoak and Atlas Cross Sport at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. (more…)

World Premier of the Volkswagen I.D. VIZZION at the Geneva Motor Show

Monday, February 26th, 2018
Sketch of Volkswagen I.D. VIZZION with doors open

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you know that Volkswagen has been working tirelessly to create one of the largest and more innovative campaigns in the history of the automotive world with their family of all-electric vehicles known as the I.D. models. Last week, Volkswagen announced unveiled another concept car at the Geneva Motor Show, bringing the number of members of the I.D. family to four. Take a look at the latest information on the I.D. VIZZION below!

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First Look at the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
2019 Volkswagen Jetta side profile sketch

2019 Volkswagen Jetta First Look at Features and Specs

If you are a Volkswagen fan, then you undoubtedly have a soft spot deep in your heart for the Jetta This spunky compact can make anyone smile thanks to its fun colors and youthful spirit. Recently, Volkswagen unveiled sketches for the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta ahead of schedule, and we are surprised to see that this sedan’s looks just got a little more mature. Take a look at those sketches below!

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What Kind of Warranty Does Volkswagen Offer?

Monday, October 2nd, 2017
What Kind of Warranty Does Volkswagen Offer?

Known for being one of the most reliable brands in the automotive industry, Volkswagen recently kicked their dependability up a notch by offering a new warranty that covers old and new Volkswagen drivers alike. Read more about it below!

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Volkswagen and 2017 Golf Alltrack Support U.S. Skiing and Snowboarding Instructors

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
2017 VW Golf Alltrack & Skiing-Snowboarding (PSIA-AASI) Sponsorship

2017 VW Golf Alltrack & Skiing-Snowboarding (PSIA-AASI) Sponsorship

Volkswagen recently announced a sponsorship with the Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI). With the partnership, Volkswagen is helping PSIA-AASI promote access to snowsports in communities throughout the United States.   (more…)

Volkswagen introduces new electric microbus

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
volkswagen budd-e concept

Volkswagen BUDD-e microbus

For decades, Volkswagen has been working towards perfecting what it knows best: affordable and efficient sedans and hatchbacks. However, with the announcement of its latest concept model, the brand is showing that it’s ready to dive into new waters. Recently at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Volkswagen debuted the BUDD-e, Volkswagen’s microbus concept model. (more…)

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf tops Nissan Leaf in Europe

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
Volkswagen e-Golf tops Nissan Leaf in Europe

e-Golf experiences a spike in sales in Europe

After a significant spike in sales in Europe, the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is taking its place as the top-selling electric vehicle in Europe. Previously, the Nissan Leaf was the sales leader for European sales. However, earlier this year, the e-Golf over took the Leaf and has maintained the lead months later. This increase in sales shows buyers that the e-Golf is delivering on the quality and efficiency expected from Volkswagen. (more…)

Volkswagen recalls 2015 Golf due to problems with Bosch fuel pump

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
Volkswagen recall golf gte bosch fuel pump

Problems with fuel pumps has led Volkswagen to recall over 6,000 models.

After discovering problems with equipment supplied by Bosch, Volkswagen has followed BMW and Nissan’s lead and has issued a recall on the 2015 Volkswagen Golf. The faulty parts are fuel pumps that are said to feature a nickel-plating. This nickel plating has been discovered to flake and cause problems with the pump. Along with the Golf, Volkswagen recalls the Audi A4 and the GTI. (more…)

Volkswagen teases a new fuel efficient concept van

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
Volkswagen bulli new volkswagen electric van teased at new york auto show concept vehicle

Everyone’s looking to save money at the pump these days. Some people have even gone so far as to go electric and avoid the gas pump all together. While electric vehicles are a great way to save money on fuel, they often require drivers to sacrifice passenger or cargo space. For people in need of a lot of cargo space or people with large families, Volkswagen’s latest vehicle concept is for you. At the 2015 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen teased a new fuel efficient electric van. The new concept will offer fuel efficiency with plenty of cargo space and seats for passengers. (more…)