7 hrs ago
Diesel rides in demand for 2014
Not that long ago, finding a diesel car or truck - a truck with fewer than 18 wheels, anyway - on an American highway was about as rare as an icy road in July.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Auto Channel
2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium Review By John Heilig
Model: 2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium Engine: 1.8-liter turbocharged I4 Horsepower/Torque: 170 hp @ 4,800 rpm/184 lb./-ft.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Phelan: Volkswagen of America in charge of 'own destiny'
Despite moving its headquarters to Herndon, Va., five years ago, Volkswagen of America has invested about $12 million and added hundreds of employees at its offices in Auburn Hills since 2008.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
GOP lawmaker with 341k miles on car not embracing Blumenauer's plan
One House member who has put plenty of mileage on his 2003 Volkswagen Passat is steering clear of weighing in on his colleague's proposal to look into taxing drivers by the mile.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Monterey County Herald
Click & Clack Talk Cars: Cars from same maker often have same parts
Dear Tom and Ray: The other day, I stopped my Toyota Sienna behind a Toyota Corolla at a traffic light.
Automakers post big gains in November
November ended on a high note for automakers as U.S. sales rose 9 percent overall, with strong sales over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
November Midsize Sales: Toyota Camry in First, Passat Passes 200
With the Toyota Camry leading midsize sedan sales nearly every month this year , it should come as no surprise that the Japanese automaker is again on top this past month.
NEWSU.S. new car sales surge at fastest pace ina
U.S. sales of cars and light trucks surged 9 percent in November 1.24 million units and rolled off dealership lots at the fastest pace in almost seven years.
Volkswagen of America Reports November 2013 Sales
November sales achieved the second highest level since 1973. Adjusted for models in run-out, Volkswagen's year-to-date pace is on par with the prior year-to-date pace.
Automakers Are Using BuzzFeed More And That's Not Completely Terrible
A headline like "12 Reasons To Buy A Nissan Altima" on your high school classmate's Facebook wall isn't too far off in the future if car companies have their way.
Woman drove car while four times over drink drive limit
Halton Magistrates Court heard on Thursday how Ann Elizabeth Cookson, aged 46, of Summer Lane, Hatton, had drunk a bottle of whiskey before the incident on November 4. She was driving a Volkswagen Passat at 1.15pm out of the car park of a Spar store in Runcorn.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Volkswagen Passat diesel deserves some respect
Diesels still get no respect from Americans. And that's unfortunate. Today's diesels are quiet, clean, fuel-efficient and, in many cases, rather spunky.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Mark Phelan: Volkswagen of America in charge of 'own destiny'
The Technical Services Center allows for testing of vehicles at the Volkswagen and Audi offices in Auburn Hills, where nearly 1,400 are employed.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Long-Term...38 MPG? What About 30 MPG?
The 2013 Nissan Altima burst onto the midsize sedan scene with an EPA-rated 27/38 mpg city/highway.
VW expanding warehouse at Chattanooga plant
The extension will triple the warehouse capacity to more than 300,000 square feet.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Test Drive: 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel
The last time that Chevrolet offered a car with a diesel engine, Michael Jackson was gyrating to his mega-hit, "Bad" and Whitney Houston was belting out "How Will I Know?" Remember the Chevrolet Chevette Diesel, the sturdy but underpowered Brazilian-built subcompact with an Isuzu diesel engine? Or the Canada-only Pontiac Acadian version? No? Well, ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Car Connection
VW's American-Made SUV Won't Be A Touareg
If Volkswagen decides to build a new crossover SUV in its Tennessee plant--a decision due in the next few weeks--the new ute likely won't be a replacement for the Touareg .
The Amazing 45-MPG Mercedes Sedan
Electric and small cars be damned! Why bother with them when you can now get 45 miles per gallon in a large luxury Mercedes sedan? I put 250 miles in a week of driving this previously impossibly efficient combination of automotive specifications.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Car-nival fuels torque trip
Junior, all of five, settled into the driver's seat and didn't take long to give his verdict: 'Baba, shamne onekta jayga !' Standing beside the car, his father was already driving a hard bargain.