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Will the Volkswagen T-Cross crossover have all-wheel drive?

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
Will the Volkswagen T-Cross have all-wheel drive

As the range of crossover SUV sizes and shapes only becomes more expansive, Volkswagen has kept its offerings somewhat conservative, focusing on the siblings Tiguan and Touareg — a compact and a mid-size SUV, respectively. VW’s SUV offerings currently fit right in with other automakers’ standard SUV lineups; what could one or two smaller crossover vehicles bring to the VW family? What are the VW T-Roc and T-Cross? Who does VW hope to compete with? Will the Volkswagen T-Cross crossover have all-wheel drive? Join us as we take a closer look at VW’s future crossover plans. (more…)

Volkswagen BUDD-e concept electric range

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Volkswagen BUDD-e concept electric range

Many automakers are featuring their latest innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this month — Volkswagen included. After a difficult end to 2015, VW needed to start off 2016 with something exciting, not only for VW fans, but also for the larger automotive world. Read more about the Volkswagen BUDD-e concept and the Volkswagen BUDD-e concept electric range here.

First Look: VW electric car concept to be unveiled at CES

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The Jetta GLI gets a much needed makeover

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
Volkswagen reveals 2016 VW Jetta GLI specs

Volkswagen reveals 2016 VW Jetta GLI specs

For those not in the know, Volkswagen has finally revealed some new model year information, and it looks like we can expect a 2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI soon. Right now we’re waiting until Volkswagen reveals 2016 VW Jetta GLI specs, and hopefully clear details on the release date and pricing, but until then we’re still happy with the details available so far. (more…)

VW shows its foodie side by teaming up with Food Network

Monday, June 8th, 2015
Volkswagen sponsors Food Network Star

Volkswagen sponsors Food Network Star

It seems like Volkswagen is making more efforts this year to get its name heard and its logo seen outside of the automotive world. Last month the company announced the 2015 Golf SportWagen as the official vehicle of USA Cycling. This didn’t seem much of a stretch, especially when seeing the images of the bicycles attached to roof racks. Now this month comes the news that Volkswagen sponsors Food Network Star, a show which is now in its 11th season. (more…)

Commercial vehicle? We’re ready to roadtrip in the 2015 VW Transporter

Friday, April 17th, 2015
2015 Volkswagen T6 Transporter model is revealed

2015 Volkswagen T6 Transporter model is revealed

Nothing, and we mean nothing, will replace the VW Microbus in our hippie hearts. When the Volkswagen Microbus Concept car was presented at the North American International Auto Show fourteen years ago we were pretty excited, though of course it remained a concept. The Volkswagen Routan promised us a VW minivan, but it doesn’t bring us any nostalgia. The Bulli Concept made waves in 2011, but still no dice on seeing it in showrooms. Now the 2015 Volkswagen T6 Transporter model is revealed for us to ponder over, but does it satisfy your nostalgia? (more…)