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The Auto Channel
2013 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium TDI Review By Thom Cannell
Volkswagen, plus their sibling Audi, deliver a wide array of diesel powered cars, SUVs, and CUVs to its US customers with just two engines.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
2013 Volkswagen Passat Tdi Sel Premium: Track Tested
Edmunds tests hundreds of vehicles a year. Cars, trucks, SUVs, we run them all, and the numbers always tell a story.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Plymouth Evening Herald
CC = Class and Confidence
THE Volkswagen CC shrugs off the workaday Passat identity and steps into the limelight with even more confidence.
Diesel cars: Gaining popularity with improvements
Diesel engines today meet the same emissions standards as gasoline vehicles. Improvements in fuel injection and electronic engine control technologies have increased power and fuel efficiency.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Peugeot, Seat, Ford push LED headlamps into European mass market
Once only seen in Europe on supercars, full-LED front headlamps are moving into the compact segment on models such as the new Peugeot 308.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Honda Civic, Kia Rio Win Tow Car Awards in U.K.
If you need any more evidence that the automotive cultures are different between Europe and the U.S. you need look no further at the list of winners of the 2013 Tow Car Awards, conducted collaboratively between Practical Caravan and What Car? Magazines for the U.K.'s Camping and Caravanning Club.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Chronicle Herald
Nissan Sentra fits in at high school parking lot
A late-model Jeep pulls into the high school parking lot, pulsating with attitude, beat-heavy hiphop blasting from the open windows, bass cannons vibrating the earth.
Buyer's Guide: 2013 Volkswagen Passat
All new last year, this North American-developed and -built Passat dives into the deep end of the mid-size family sedan pool with competitive pricing, conservative styling, and a bigger footprint.
VW car recalls show hazards of rapid growth: analysts
VW, which sells 60 percent of vehicles outside its core European market, said on Wednesday it will pull 26,000 cars off the roads in Australia, the third straight month VW has had to recall models after similar steps in China, Singapore and Japan.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant sets new environmental standard with 'Think Blue' program
In the paint shop at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, tall robotic arms coat the metal frames of Passat after Passat in white, gold, black and tan.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
VW, Skoda, Audi issue DSG recall for NZ
Volkswagen in New Zealand has instituted a recall of more than 2500 Volkwagen cars following recall reports from China, Japan, Europe, the US and most recently Australia.
VW, Audi recall cars in Australia
SYDNEY: German auto giant Volkswagen yesterday recalled nearly 26,000 vehicles in Australia and Audi followed suit with 6,000 cars due to a gearbox problem that could cause a loss of power while driving.
Audi to follow Volkswagen on car recall
AUDI will recall more than 6000 hatchbacks due to the same gearbox safety concerns that prompted its parent company Volkswagen to announce a recall of almost 26,000 vehicles.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
International Business Times
Uproar On Safety Issues Forces VolksWagen To Recall 26,000 Units In Australia
The move is being enforced following customers' uproar on safety issues particularly on the vehicles' direct-shift gearbox .
Volkswagen Passat TDI Aims For 68 MPG On U.S. Road Trip
Antony is an automotive obsessive: Whether it drives, sits there looking pretty or intrigues from afar, he'll talk and write about it.
Recall for 25,000 Aussie Volkswagens
The vehicles affected were built between June 2008 and September 2011 and include the Golf hatchback, the Jetta sedan, the Polo hatchback, the Passat sedan and wagon and the Caddy van.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Official: VW Passat TDI Clean Diesel en route to new Lower 48 mpg record
Here's the thing: it takes a lot of practice to drive like a true hypermiler. The 2013 VW Passat TDI Clean Diesel with a manual transmission, for example, has an EPA estimated 31 city/43 highway mile per gallon rating.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Cleveland Daily Banner
UTK study: Volkswagen adds millions to area economy
A University of Tennessee research study released last week showed local incomes and tax revenues had been increased by millions of dollars since Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant opened for production.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Volkswagen Passat TDI attempts world record
Leaders with Volkswagen America announced Friday that they will use the locally made TDI Passat to try for a Guinness World Records achievement.
Prince Albert Daily Herald
2013 Volkswagen CC R-Line Road Test Review
On first impression the Volkswagen CC does not look like a VW, but a much more expensive upscale German rival from the likes of Mercedes or BMW, especially after its recent mid-cycle refresh.