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The Globe and Mail
VW Beetle finally ditches its 'chick car' label
Of all the associations that come to mind at the mention of Volkswagen's iconic Beetle, the word "masculine" doesn't top the list, nor even crack it.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
SCCA Pro Racing to add New Developmental Formula Series
SCCA Pro Racing announced that it has agreed to provide the sanction and race operations services for the new Formula Lites series, currently under development.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Skoda classes up the Octavia with Laurin & Klement edition
To offer a bit more luxury if not to quite take it up to Audi levels koda offers the Laurin & Klement editions.
Replacing 2003 VW Jetta TDI: What Non-Gasoline Car Should He Pick?
Maintenance costs for the compact diesel are going up, so he believes it's time to move on.
Courthouse News Service
Oh, What a Tangled Web ...
A car dealer defamed a good Samaritan and got him fired after the volunteer helped a wounded war veteran buy a car from another dealer, the man claims in court.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Business news briefs: Bayer acquires aniline facility
Bayer MaterialScience has acquired a DuPont facility in Baytown, Texas, that produces aniline, an organic compound used for industrial chemicals.
Geneva: VW Passat to get deeper than normal refresh for 2016
After generations of Passat sedans designed more to European tastes and needs, Volkswagen finally let loose in 2011 with a larger and less costly model engineered specifically with the North American market's tastes in mind.
2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium review notes
Under the hood, the 2014 Volskwagen Passat SEL Premium sports a 1.8-liter turbocharged DOHC I4 engine.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Euro brands post weak sales for February
Most upscale European brands' sales were slowed by the bad weather in much of the country in February, though Porsche stayed hot.
Toyota Corolla Earns Top Spot in February Compact Sales
The Toyota Corolla retains its sales crown for another month. After just edging out the Honda Civic last month, the Corolla took the top spot by a large margin in February 2014, with 25,299 sold.
Volkswagen of America Reports February 2014 Sales
"February was an expectedly modest month with the wind down of outgoing models and the fewest number of selling days," said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Indianapolis Star
Auto review: 2014 Volkswagen Passat stretches out nicely
With an unadorned, streamlined body, the Passat looks like a big Jetta or small Audi A8.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Huffington Post
'Gigafactory' Will Allow Tesla To Provide Batteries For 500,000 Vehicles By 2020
Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Wednesday it's considering sites in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for a massive battery factory that would employ around 6,500 people.
VW to unveil locally-assembled Jetta soon
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Group Malaysia Sdn Bhd is expected to introduce its locally-assembled Volkswagen "Jetta" in less than a month from now, Volkswagen Malaysia managing director Christoph Aringer said.
Quick Spin: 2014 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8 TSI Highline
Not too long ago we had the Jetta 1.8T along for our Mega Compact Car Comparison Test , during which many of us fell in love with it for a variety of reasons.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Paul Tan's Automotive News
Volkswagen Jetta CKD to arrive next month - VGM
It's confirmed - the locally-assembled Volkswagen Jetta will be introduced less than a month from now.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Euro Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid to Debut in Geneva
The Volkswagen Golf has had many performance variants over the years, ranging from the original 1976 GTI to the diesel-powered GTD to the 290-hp Euro-spec 2015 Golf R .
Tesla CEO: Acquisition By Apple Is 'Very Unlikely'
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company will not be acquired by Apple. Here is a photo of the Tesla Model X prototype at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The Globe and Mail
He wants to leave repair costs behind and buy a fun new car
Jeremy, Michael: I have a conundrum. I own a 2008 BMW 135i. It's a great little car and an absolute blast to drive, but maintenance costs are starting to increase.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Go grab it! Cars get cheaper by up to Rs 1,35,000
Car prices across segments have fallen by Rs 8,000 going up to Rs 1,35,000 as all leading auto companies announced price cuts to pass on the benefit of the excise duty cut to their customers.