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2019 Arteon First Drive Review: CNET +

May 07 2019, Antuan Goodwin

2019 Arteon First Drive Review: CNET

From Roadshow by CNET Meet Volkswagen's new flagship: the 2019 Arteon. And no, it's not an SUV. It's a sedan... sort of. The spiritual successor to VW's CC features a liftback design -- a la Audi's A5 Sportback. SUVs might occupy a large chunk of the market, but VW believes the Arteon is far more deserving of the flagship title than even its Atlas SUV. Sleek Sportback Physically, the Arteon is 2 inches longer than the CC, which went out of production in 2017. However, the new model pushes its wheels closer to its extremes, lengthening the... Read more

VW Seeks to Smash the Electric Vehicle Lap Speed Record on the Nürburgring +

May 02 2019,

VW Seeks to Smash the Electric Vehicle Lap Speed Record on the Nürburgring

Volkswagen is taking its electric race car to one of the most challenging race tracks in the world. The ID. R is headed to the Nürburgring, looking to smash the electric lap record around the circuit. The ID. R is the same car that Volkswagen sent to Pikes Peak last year for the famous Hillclimb... Read more
2 VWs made the Top 10 Best Affordable Sports Cars in Canada! +

May 01 2019,

2 VWs made the Top 10 Best Affordable Sports Cars in Canada!

Both the 2019 Jetta GLI and 2019 Golf GTI have earned their spots on Motor Illustrated's list of the 10 Best Affordable Sports Cars in Canada! With a price tag under $32,000 both of these incredible performance models have what it takes to seemlessly combine affordability, fuel economy and sheer... Read more
Volkswagen's US CEO explains why he thinks America is ready for a small pickup truck again +

April 26 2019, Benjamin Zhang

Volkswagen's US CEO explains why he thinks America is ready for a small pickup truck again

The Volkswagen Tarok concept pickup truck made it North American debut on Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The Tarok is a near-production-ready concept that was first introduced at the Sao Paulo Auto Show late last year. The production version is set to go on sale in South... Read more
Volkswagen Unveils 300 HP I.D. ROOMZZ in Shanghai +

April 19 2019, Sebastien Bell

Volkswagen Unveils 300 HP I.D. ROOMZZ in Shanghai

The latest member of the I.D. family has finally been shown off in China. The I.D. ROOMZZ is the latest concept in VW’s ever-growing range of all-electric vehicles. The ROOMZZ is a big SUV that VW says is ready for families and businesses. Thanks to its sliding rear doors, it blends vans and... Read more
Volkswagen to Premiere 7-Seat Electric SUV Concept Car in Shanghai +

April 15 2019, CTV News

Volkswagen to Premiere 7-Seat Electric SUV Concept Car in Shanghai

From CTV News German car manufacturer Volkswagen is to premiere I.D. Roomzz, a fully-electric 7-seat SUV concept car, at the Shanghai Motor Show in China, which opens to the general public this Thursday, April 18, 2019. Its two electric engines produce 225kw power (equivalent to 306hp), with... Read more
Volkswagen Shows Off the Atlas Basecamp Concept for All Your Mountain Biking Needs +

April 12 2019, Sebastien Bell

Volkswagen Shows Off the Atlas Basecamp Concept for All Your Mountain Biking Needs

Volkswagen will be bringing a new concept car to the New York Auto Show next week and no, it’s not electric (apart from the camper trailer hitched to its back). The Atlas Basecamp Concept is designed to be the perfect headquarters for mountain bikers, says Alex Earle, the exterior design manager... Read more
Volkswagen Builds 30 Millionth Passat +

April 12 2019, Evan Williams

Volkswagen Builds 30 Millionth Passat

From Evan Williams for AutoTrader.ca Volkswagen has just hit a massive milestone with the Passat. The company says that the car is the biggest-selling mid-range car ever, hitting 30 million units on April 3rd. The first Passat launched back in 1973. Since then, the car has seen quite a few... Read more
Riding the Tail of the Dragon in Volkswagen’s smooth and spunky GLI +

April 08 2019, Brendan McAleer

Riding the Tail of the Dragon in Volkswagen’s smooth and spunky GLI

From The Globe and Mail Standing front and centre in the forecourt of the Deal’s Gap Motorcycle Resort, the Tree of Shame’s trunk and branches are festooned with bent and broken pieces of steel and bodywork. Act the fool around here, and a dragon is going to chew you up and spit out the bones. To... Read more
The 10 Best Cars of 2019 +

April 06 2019, Car and Driver

The 10 Best Cars of 2019

It's official, Car and Driver has put the Golf GTI on their 2019 10 Best Cars list! From CarandDriver.com As the Volkswagen Golf lineup has expanded, we've granted a growing group of variants a spot on our 10Best Cars list. This year is no different, as the Golf, Golf SportWagen, Golf Alltrack,... Read more

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