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Tools for Schools +

August 01 2019, Southland VW

Tools for Schools

UNITED WAY TOOLS for SCHOOLS CAMPAIGN In August of each year Southland Volkswagen and Southland KIA mount a huge drive to collect schools supplies for children in the community whose families don’t have the means to provide for them. All collections are provided to the United Way to distribute to the community together with a matching donation from the Southland Dealerships. In 2018 we were the United Way’s largest corporate supporter and donated approximately 800 backpacks full of school supplies valued at approximately $75 each to fill the... Read more

Meet the ID. CROZZ, a Preview of Volkswagen’s First Electric SUV Expected in 2020 +

June 25 2019,

Meet the ID. CROZZ, a Preview of Volkswagen’s First Electric SUV Expected in 2020

Electric vehicles are the future of transportation, but making that future a reality will require a lot of innovation and manufacturing know-how. Today, Volkswagen unveiled one of its major steps toward an electric future with the first North American appearance of the ID. CROZZ concept vehicle... Read more
Bye-bye Bug: Lending a hand with the Volkswagen Beetle's final assembly +

June 24 2019, Manuel Carrillo

Bye-bye Bug: Lending a hand with the Volkswagen Beetle's final assembly

I step into a production-line-adjacent conference room at the Volkswagen Beetle factory in Puebla, Mexico. The air inside is tinged with the aroma of what seems to be a nearby bathroom leaking its wretchedness into the air conditioning vents. A presentation slide entitled "How will be work"... Read more
Volkswagen opens up a 100% carbon-neutral data center in Norway +

June 20 2019, Andrew Krok

Volkswagen opens up a 100% carbon-neutral data center in Norway

Creating cars that keep pollution low, and creating them in facilities that don't emit tons of carbon, is only a piece of the puzzle. If an automaker wants to reduce its footprint as much as possible, it needs to think about other ways in which it consumes power, which is why VW's latest addition... Read more
Volkswagen ID.R Drops a 6:05 at the 'Ring, Making it the Fastest Electric Car Ever +

June 18 2019, Jake Lingeman

Volkswagen ID.R Drops a 6:05 at the 'Ring, Making it the Fastest Electric Car Ever

The top Nurburgring lap time for a street-legal car is 6 minutes, 44.97 seconds by the blisteringly fast Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. That’s followed by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS at 6 minutes, 47 seconds and then the barely street-legal Radical SR8 LM. But when race cars hit the 12.9-mile,... Read more
Volkswagen says ID 3 to be fastest-charging car in its class +

June 17 2019, Matthew Guy

Volkswagen says ID 3 to be fastest-charging car in its class

Volkswagen is getting the buying public charged up about its upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, with a new announcement the car can juice itself faster than every other mainstream electric on sale today. Hey, yesterday was Father’s Day. I’m allowed to make dad jokes. According to the company, the... Read more

June 14 2019, Volkswagen Canada

All-New Jetta GLI | Power to The People

June 12 2019, 4Drive Time

2020 Volkswagen Passat with IQ.DRIVE – More comfortable and safer than ever before

It’s official: The VW Bus is back, and it’s electric +

June 11 2019, Volkswagen

It’s official: The VW Bus is back, and it’s electric

From the Volkswagen News Room Driven by popular demand, Volkswagen announced today it is planning on selling a production version of the award-winning I.D. Buzz concept electric vehicle in 2022 for the United States, Europe and China. “For me, the I.D. Buzz concept is the most beautiful and most... Read more
Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf R +

June 09 2019, Peter Bleakney

Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

By Peter Bleakney for Driving.ca Canadians love the Volkswagen Golf R. In fact, according to Volkswagen, in the global picture our take rate for this uber-Golf is off the charts. So, what makes the R so Canadian? Is it because we are so hatchback-obsessed, we’ll spend upwards of $45,000 for a... Read more

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