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New VW Jetta GLI reportedly set for 2019 Chicago Auto Show

NEW VW JETTA GLI REPORTEDLY SET FOR 2019 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

Volkswagen launched a redesigned Jetta earlier this year and soon the sporty GLI version will arrive. Autoblog managed to learn from...

Ghosn charged, more ultra-fast chargers, EPA rollbacks: Today's Car News

GHOSN CHARGED, MORE ULTRA-FAST CHARGERS, EPA ROLLBACKS: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

As world leaders gather at a climate conference in Poland, the U.S. EPA proposes new looser standards for coal plants. A VW executive...

 
 
 
Fifth VW ID electric car to be upmarket SUV; beach buggy might return, too

FIFTH VW ID ELECTRIC CAR TO BE UPMARKET SUV; BEACH BUGGY MIGHT RETURN, TOO

VW has insisted its move to electric cars will help bring back some of the most iconic names from the automaker, and may even spell...

Mercedes airbag recall, 2020 VW Passat driven, Electric car drivetrains: What's New The Car Connection

MERCEDES AIRBAG RECALL, 2020 VW PASSAT DRIVEN, ELECTRIC CAR DRIVETRAINS: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Mercedes-Benz recalls 104,000 cars over false airbag status error An computer error that may not tell owners when the passenger-side...

 
 
 
McLaren 720S Spider, 2020 VW Passat, 2019 Audi e-tron: Today's Car News

MCLAREN 720S SPIDER, 2020 VW PASSAT, 2019 AUDI E-TRON: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

McLaren's just revealed the open-top Spider version of its 720S. The changes made to the giant-killing supercar are significant, as...

Electric cars could spell end of front-wheel drive, VW exec says

ELECTRIC CARS COULD SPELL END OF FRONT-WHEEL DRIVE, VW EXEC SAYS

First it was Tesla, now Volkswagen. Ever since British designer and engineer Alec Issigonis developed the original Mini Cooper for...

 
 
 
VW says it is now developing its last generation of gas, diesel engines

VW SAYS IT IS NOW DEVELOPING ITS LAST GENERATION OF GAS, DIESEL ENGINES

Our readers speculate a lot on this site about how long it will be until gas and diesel engines fade out, and the transition to electric...

Future dealers, Bullitt's Broadway, VW moves away from gas and diesel: What's New The Car Connection

FUTURE DEALERS, BULLITT'S BROADWAY, VW MOVES AWAY FROM GAS AND DIESEL: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Startup electric-car builder Rivian's CEO sees a different future for dealerships Rivian made a splash at the 2018 LA Auto Show after...

 
 
 
VW boss hints at second US plant, sharing capacity with Ford

VW BOSS HINTS AT SECOND US PLANT, SHARING CAPACITY WITH FORD

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess dropped further hints about the German automaker's potential partnership with Ford following a meeting...

Three VWs recalled over lack of warning when key is left in ignition

THREE VWS RECALLED OVER LACK OF WARNING WHEN KEY IS LEFT IN IGNITION

A handful of new Volkswagen cars and crossovers are subject to a new recall from the German brand. In documents filed with the NHTSA...

 
 
 
Electric cars could lead to end of FWD, say VW execs

ELECTRIC CARS COULD LEAD TO END OF FWD, SAY VW EXECS

The front-wheel-drive layout may be approaching the end of its heyday if the future VW execs imagine comes to pass. In a roundtable...

All VW Skoda Cars To Move To MQB To Look Different From Each Other

ALL VW SKODA CARS TO MOVE TO MQB TO LOOK DIFFERENT FROM EACH OTHER

Gurpratap Boparai confirmed that all mass market cars from VW and Skoda will move to MQB A0 platform and will be BSVI-compliant Skoda...

 
 
 
VW Cargo Buzz, gas and diesel ban, plug-in hybrids: Today's Car News

VW CARGO BUZZ, GAS AND DIESEL BAN, PLUG-IN HYBRIDS: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

VW reintroduces the I.D. Buzz cargo van at the LA Auto Show. British Columbia plans to ban gas and diesel engines. How the media may...

GM sedan cull, Genesis G90 facelift, VW electric van concept: Car News Headlines

GM SEDAN CULL, GENESIS G90 FACELIFT, VW ELECTRIC VAN CONCEPT: CAR NEWS HEADLINES

General Motors dropped a bombshell on Monday by announcing plans to idle five vehicle plants in 2019, including three in North America....

 
 
 
VW updates I.D. Cargo Buzz with solar for LA Show

VW UPDATES I.D. CARGO BUZZ WITH SOLAR FOR LA SHOW

Cargo vans look to be the next big opportunity for electrification, as they can save a lot of pollution with all the time and mileage...

Ghosn out at Nissan, VW I.D. names, Faraday Future soap opera: Today's Car News

GHOSN OUT AT NISSAN, VW I.D. NAMES, FARADAY FUTURE SOAP OPERA: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

Nissan announced it planned to remove Chairman Carlos Ghosn after an investigation revealed alleged financial misdealing. VW has no...

 
 
 
Before Volkswagen's $50 billion push, and the e-Golf, there were these VW electric cars

BEFORE VOLKSWAGEN'S $50 BILLION PUSH, AND THE E-GOLF, THERE WERE THESE VW ELECTRIC CARS

With the formal nod of Volkswagen's board on Friday, Volkswagen is embarking upon a five-year, $50 billion all-in push to develop a...

2019 Mazda CX-5, BMW 340i, VW's electric promise: What's New The Car Connection

2019 MAZDA CX-5, BMW 340I, VW'S ELECTRIC PROMISE: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2019 Mazda CX-5 adds 2.5-liter turbo engine option, new Signature trim level A new 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine headlines...

 
 
 
Volkswagen to Let iPhone Owners Start their Car with Siri

VOLKSWAGEN TO LET IPHONE OWNERS START THEIR CAR WITH SIRI

IPhone owners will soon be able to unlock and start their Volkswagen using Siri commands. Volkswagen of America today said it is bringing...

VW Is Indeed Evaluating A Five-Cylinder Golf R

VW IS INDEED EVALUATING A FIVE-CYLINDER GOLF R

According to a recent report on Motor, Volkswagen has finally admitted they are “evaluating” a five-cylinder engine in the Golf R. This...