Friday Sep 12
Mini Cooper S and VW Gti Go Head to Head
Road & Track has pitted the F56 Cooper S against the Volkswagen GTI and for many of the MINI faithful, the results may come as a surprise. Car journalists have one of the toughest jobs out there.
Friday Sep 12
Car and Driver
2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI: Two Affordable Performance Icons Compared
You have heard plenty over the years about Subaru's rally-inspired WRX . And, owing to its longer life span, you have probably heard even more about Volkswagen's genre-defining hot hatch, the GTI .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
2015 Volkswagen Golf proves to be fun and civilized
For several years now, the Volkswagen Golf has been one of the most impressive small cars on the market. It was well-made, agile, fun to drive, and reliable.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
National Car Rental Offers Emerald Club Members Special Access to New Vehicle Models
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Serbian Factory Temporarily Halts Fiat 500L Production
According to Reuters , Serbian media reported the plant in Kragujevac was putting the brakes on the 500L production from September 5 to September 9. However, the company hasn't yet confirmed those dates or revealed when production would pick back up again, but it did confirm that the 500L production was indeed stopped. "The causes of this temporary setback are external and related to situation in the European and global automotive markets," the company said in the statement.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Manual transmissions getting rarer in the US
In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, Marlo Dewing places her hand on the stick shift of the manual transmission of her 2012 Volkswagen GTI in Sacramento, Calif.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Peugeot Reveals 308 GT Hot Hatchback, Diesel GT Wagon Too
Most people associate the acronym GTI with Volkswagen, but French automaker Peugeot has a long and possibly even more illustrious history with those three letters than even VW. GTI has graced the rump of some of the best-ever hot hatchbacks and more recently, the sporty 208 GTI .
Sun Sep 07, 2014
The First GTI Wasn't A Volkswagen
When VW engineers built their first hot first-generation Golf, they called it the GTI, the 'i' for fuel injection. That car became the prototypical hot hatch, and GTI became a byword for a high performance model.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Volkswagen Canada's Website Doesn't Suck
I also spend a fair bit of time on car configurators, though unlike Tom McParland I never get paid to do so. I'm merely shopping for a new car and as such have used most manufacturers' websites.
8 Good First Cars
Good first cars are typically vehicles that fit both your budget and your lifestyle needs at the same time. The compact hatchback that works so well for your neighbor might not be enough to satisfy your particular daily driving habits, and vice-versa, which is why we've put together this list of diverse first car options.
Volkswagen's Website Still Sucks
I spend a lot of time on manufacturer websites configuring various cars and trucks. Sometimes I even get paid to visit these sites in order to help a client figure out what model, trim, and options would be best.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
New Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid review
The new VW Golf GTE is the very first series production Volkswagen model to come with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain -- a development that provides it with a 0-62 mph time of 7.6 seconds, 138-mph top speed and fuel consumption figure of 157 mpg on the European test cycle.
VW sales fall again, Audi has record month
VW sales fall again, Audi has record month european august sales volkswagen audi bmw Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1umIqov August tested of the sales appeal of VW's redone, 7th-generation Golf.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
End of Summer Report: Top Stories of August
What's that sound? The pitter-patter of children returning to school? The click-clack legions of texting teenagers resuming their rush-hour reign of terror on public transit? Wait no, it's the teeth gnashing of drivers stuck behind the crawl of parents dropping off the young 'uns.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Volkswagen e-Golf charges onto the market
The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is VW's latest effort to build an all electric car. VW says that unlike other electric cars the e-Golf is just like any other Golf except that it has a battery that will recharge much faster.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
2015 VW Jetta, new where you can't see
Not a single exterior body panel was changed, save for the trunk lid, on the compact sedan for 2015.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Car and Driver
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf First Drive: VW Gets Some Electric Feel
In case you're keeping score, when we close the books on calendar-year 2014 there will be 13 distinct pure-electric automobiles for sale in the United States.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
E-Type Jag roars past Mini and Porsche 911 as the world's greatest...
Type Jag roars past Mini and Porsche 911 as the world's greatest car: Eight cars in the top ten are British including Rolls Royces and Aston Martins The Jaguar E-Type has been voted the greatest car of all time - and is one of eight British cars to feature in the top ten.
Agent001 Heads To The East Coast To See What VW's Bringing To The Table For 2015 - Get a Taste Here
Our fearless leader, Agent001, shipped out this week to Northern Virginia near Volkswagen Auto Group's Herndon headquarters to drive the companies latest wares.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Next Mazdaspeed3 will put STI and Golf R on notice with over 300 HP
The current Mazda3 is one of the best-driving cars of its type, but it isn't overtly sporty.