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19 min ago | Macworld UK

Toyota Entune and VW Car-Net do things Android Auto and Apple CarPlay can't touch

While the world waits for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to change how we use our phones in our cars, automakers are already busy coming at it from the other direction--changing how we use our cars with our phones.


Related Topix: Toyota 4Runner, Toyota, SUV, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan, Toyota Sr5, Toyota Camry, Volkswagen Tiguan

4 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Cheap Speed Challenge: best sub-$30,000 speedsters

The $30,000 Cheap Speed Challengers, left to right: Nissan Juke Nismo; Scion FR-S; Fiat 500 Abarth; Ford Fiesta ST; Kia Forte5; Volkswagen GTI; Hyundai Veloster; and Subaru WRX.


Related Topix: Volkswagen GTI, Coupe, Hatchback, Scion FR-S, Scion, Convertible, Ford, Ford Fiesta ST, Subaru, Subaru WRX, Sedan, Hyundai Veloster, Hyundai, Byron, IL

5 hrs ago | AutoWeek

2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI Lux review notes

EDITOR WES RAYNAL: I've always thought VW's big SUV is across the board a nice truck that does nothing outstanding, but doesn't fall on its face in any category, either.


Related Topix: SUV, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg, Volkswagen Phaeton, Sedan, Jeep, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Mercedes Benz Ml350, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche, BMW, BMW X5

5 hrs ago | AutoSpies

The Downside of Being a Really Profitable Brand

Raking in the profit for an automaker seems like the ultimate accomplishment, and when you sell millions of cars around the world the final tally can reach satisfying levels.


Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Autos

9 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Recall roundup: Volkswagen Golf VII Gti

Volkswagen has issued a recall for the new generation of the Golf GTI in the United States because of some problems found with the front stabilizer rods.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf

10 hrs ago | India Auto News

Scoop: Tata Bolt launch delayed, probably to Jan 2015

Tata Zest will be launched before Bolt hatchback as planned by Tata Motors. Launch of Zest will take place in early August 2014.


Related Topix: Automakers, Tata Motors, Volkswagen Polo, Hatchback

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Nob Hill Gazette

Wheels 08-14

I've always been a fan of German cars. Germany is a country that has fully embraced the automobile and elevates driving to an art.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Life, Hobbies, Collecting, Porsche 911, Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan

2014 VW Touareg TDI Lux SUV is a nice value with some wow

The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg is a nicely styled and well- engineered mid-size two-row SUV that offers a nice range of premium features plus a very good ride for a competitive price relative to its performance and amenities.


Related Topix: SUV, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg

Car and Driver

2014 Kia Forte5 SX Turbo Automatic Test: Closing the Hot-Hatch Gap

When we first tested Kia's five-door-hatch version of the Forte , we were critical of its maker's claim that the car was "ultra hot," noting that a 7.5-second 0-60 run doesn't qualify for hot-hatch status.


Related Topix: Ford, Ford Focus ST, Hatchback, Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Autos

Daily Mail

Britain's ten best selling cars of all time revealed

Ford announced its Fiesta was now the biggest selling car of all time, last week, overtaking the now defunct Escort into poll position.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Volkswagen Golf

Capital Weekly

Smart, Refined, Fully Serviced, Warrantied and Price To Move...What's ...

The Volkswagen New Beetle is smart, stylish, and refined. It combines German engineering and performance with exceptional fit and finish, and it represents a good value Our New Beetle is a front-wheel drive car based off of the MK4 generation Golf/Jetta platform.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen New Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible, Falmouth, ME


Final Drive: 1984 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Granted, it's unlikely that a classic car will be as obnoxious as probably just about any human can be, but there is still an overwhelming possibility that it will underwhelm.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen Golf, Hatchback

Motor Trend

Porsche 911 and Volkswagen Beetle: Bauhaus Birthdays (and Mine, too) - The Kiinote

Last December, I turned 40. It was my most surreal birthday, as I started to officially feel "old" -- that point when you are fast approaching middle age and start reflecting on life and mortality.


Related Topix: Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Porsche 911, Volkswagen Beetle, Autos

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Cheap Speed Challenge results, car-by-car evaluation

Cheap Speed Challenge results, car-by-car evaluation -- The capsules go here along with the How Done and the photo Cheap Speed Challenge results, car-by-car evaluation Cheap Speed Challenge results, car-by-car evaluation -- The capsules go here along with the How Done and the photo Check out this story on Your ... (more)


Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Byron, IL, Subaru, Subaru WRX, Sedan, Autos

USA Today

Cheap Speed Challenge: Best car for practical fun?

The TODAY/MotorWeek Cheap Speed Challenge was the most fun yet, pitting quick, good-handling and, generally speaking, affordable and practical cars against one another on the road and at he track.


Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, Volkswagen GTI, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Scion FR-S, Scion, Convertible, Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mazda, Mini, MINI Cooper S, Autos

Automotive News

'Middle of nowhere' site limits store's costs

Ben Catanese is the first to admit that Volkswagen of Salem County, which his family bought in 2011, is "in the middle of nowhere," surrounded by fields of corn and soybeans.


Related Topix: Hybrid, SUV, Volkswagen Touareg, Volkswagen Tiguan, Salem County, NJ, Monroeville, NJ, Auto Dealers, Autos

Hemmings Auto Blogs

Hemmings Find of the Day - 1963 Volkswagen Aquila Gullwing

In the mid-1970s, fiberglass sports car bodies for Volkswagen Beetles were all the rage, but shadetree mechanics soon learned the downsides of building an inexpensive car on your own.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible

Paddock Talk

Volkswagen Rally Stars Drift Surrounded By A Spectacular Backdrop

Just under 35,000 spectators, glorious summer weather and the most famous rally drivers in one place - the first edition of the "Neste Oil Helsinki Battle" in the centre of the Finnish capital was a resounding success.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Polo, Hatchback, Europe, Finland, World News,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Midsize SUV to Fill Gap in VW's Lineup, Help Meet Sales Goal

NEWCOMER: VW's coming midsize SUV goes on sale in 2016 and will be a vital piece of the company's US model lineup.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Volkswagen Golf, Hybrid, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Tiguan, SUV, Toyota Highlander, Toyota, Autos

Paddock Talk

Charlotte - Varx - Heat Report

Scott Speed, No. 77 7UP Volkswagen Polo a Qualified in last place due to a punctured tire at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway a Retired in Heat 1A after suffering another tire issue and finished the night fourth overall in Heat 2C "This was definitely not the way I wanted to start the weekend here at The Dirt Track.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Polo, Hatchback


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