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Volkswagen unveils GEN.TRAVEL – a New, Futuristic Concept

September 30th, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen The Volkswagen company has officially unveiled its latest concept vehicle to the world, named GEN.TRAVEL. It is said to be a battery electric “Level 5” autonomous driving device that Volkswagen has described as “an Innovation Experience Vehicle.” It is said to fit up to four passengers, and the company has even said…

The Redesigned 2024 Volkswagen Tiguan Emerges

September 23rd, 2022 by
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The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan attained an update, but the SUV has headed full-speed ahead toward its third generation. Spy photographers played ‘i spy’ when they captured the Tiguan with very little camouflage. The concept Tiguan revealed has a new front section of the refined vehicle that appears taller and more vertical to deliver a thicker,…

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More Information About the European 2023 Volkswagen ID.Buzz

September 23rd, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen On a superficial level, the Volkswagen ID.Buzz can be categorized into the current catalog of minivans within the U.S market. This categorization is because of its three-row seating, power sliding doors, and copious amounts of cupholders it provides. Its uniqueness, however, is in the fact that it is also an electric vehicle…

2023 Volkswagen ID.4 Highlights

September 15th, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen The 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 has made its big debut and has showcased all it has to offer buyers within such a competitive market. It’s much bigger than many of its EV rivals and is comparably sized to hybrid compact SUVs, making it one of the most family-friendly vehicles with an affordable price…

Volkswagen Assigns Tesla an Expiration Date

September 14th, 2022 by
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This month (September 2022) marks the beginning of significant expansion for the ingenious German automakers. The Porsche Chief Executive, Oliver Blume, assumed his new role as the new Volkswagen CEO. At the same time, former VW CEO Herber Diess steps down, but not before iterating that the German automaker will continue to expand its efforts…

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Everything About the 2023 Volkswagen Taos!

September 9th, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen  The 2023 Volkswagen Taos is a practical subcompact crossover SUV slotted right below the Tiguan within the Volkswagen SUV lineup. The ’23 Taos offers drivers excellent fuel economy, ample cargo space, and a very comfortable ride within its cabin. Though it is a carryover vehicle that doesn’t have too many changes for…

A Look at the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas

September 9th, 2022 by
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Of course, there’s the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, and Hyundai Palisade, but no crossover comes better equipped than the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas. The VW Atlas is an excellent choice with its ample interior, tranquil excursion, and commendable features. For the 2023 model year, the Atlas welcomes a 10.3-inch digital cluster for the SE trim and…

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The Volkswagen Golf R “20 Years” Speeds Through Nürburgring

September 2nd, 2022 by
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Not too long ago, we revealed the tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Volkswagen Golf R. To celebrate the Golf R’s birthday, the German automaker introduced the Golf R “20 Years.” Inside this limited edition package are several mechanical enhancements that prove the hot hatch only grows younger in performance each year. The 20-Year…

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Volkswagen Teams Up with Canada for Battery Materials

September 1st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen German automaker and giant, Volkswagen was able to create a battery materials cooperation agreement with mineral-rich Canada this past Tuesday (August 23, 2022). The efforts to secure access to cobalt, lithium, and nickel are intensifying each day, as many companies have already stated that the cost of materials is increasing due to…

Changes Coming to the 2023 Volkswagen Vehicles

August 26th, 2022 by

Photo Source: Volkswagen The 2023 model year is approaching quickly and though Volkswagen has chosen to upgrade its current lineup for the year rather than unveil an all-new vehicle, the upgrades are sure to sweeten up all the offerings for buyers. I.Q Drive, a semi-automated driver-assistance system will finally be available on every Volkswagen vehicle…

10,000 Reservations for the Volkswagen ID Buzz

August 26th, 2022 by
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The Volkswagen ID Buzz hasn’t made its way inside dealerships, and it’s already having problems retaining availability for the European market. Over sixty percent of the VW electric busses production was rationed for 2022, and already the ID Buzz belongs to enthusiasts months before deliveries have initiated.  Orders for the Volkswagen ID Buzz have exceeded…

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The Perfect 2022 Volkswagen Atlas for You

August 18th, 2022 by
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Volkswagen offers the best midsize three-row SUV in the world, the 2022 Atlas. The real difficulty lies in finding the appropriate trim. Now many may sit back and question what a Volkswagen Atlas is. The simplest explanation is that the VW SUV is the most underrated vehicle in its class. Furthermore, each trim level of…

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Volkswagen Begins Production on its 1960’s inspired ID Buzz

August 15th, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Volkswagen, the German automotive giant company, has launched its ID Buzz all-electric van, which is an ode to the truly iconic hippie-era T1 Transporter. This update gives the one-of-a-kind T1 Transporter the chance to exist in a fully electric world through a new and improved version, thanks to the ID Buzz van….

Volkswagen Releases More Information About its 2026 Scout Plans!

August 12th, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Volkswagen has chosen to revive one of its most beloved vehicles as an electric vehicle that will be available on the market for the 2026 model year. What is the vehicle that is being brought back? It’s none other than the Volkswagen Scout SUV! Volkswagen recently acquired the rights to the name,…

The 2023 Volkswagen ID.4’s Pricing Revealed

August 11th, 2022 by
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The German engineers released pricing for the all-electric 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 for the U.S. The new VW ID.4 will cost $37,495* (which excludes taxes and travel fees). Additionally, the all-electric crossover will come to life at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. Moreover, since the German automakers elected in-country production for the electric SUV, the opportunity allows…

About the 2023 Volkswagen Taos SEL

August 4th, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen  The all-new 2023 Volkswagen Taos is everything that buyers love about cars. With an affordable starting price of $24,155 (Plus Destination Fee), it is one of the most affordable European cars on the market, and it’s an SUV so it comes packed with features and ample cargo space! Even with all the…

Stateside Production Commences for the Volkswagen ID.4

August 4th, 2022 by
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Volkswagen has commenced the production of its all-electric ID.4 crossover for the American market. The German automaker announced late last month (July 2022) that it intends to scale production to 7,000 vehicles per month by the end of 2022. As a result, the Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory would need to assemble 234 cars a day by…

Volkswagen Ready to Win Back America’s Heart

July 28th, 2022 by
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Volkswagen will unleash its new lineup featuring sporty electric trucks and SUVs. The new lineup will come from the revived Scout brand, and if the automaker could sing, it would be to the tune of the Jackson 5’s ‘I Want You Back’. That’s right, VW wants to win America’s heart back.  Even though VW is…

Volkswagen Partners with STMicro to Develop a NEW Semiconductor

July 28th, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Franco-Italian chipmaker STMicroelectronics and Germany’s very own Volkswagen will work together to co-develop a new semiconductor in the midst of a global microchip crunch that has put significant strains within the automotive industry’s supply chain. Both companies put this news out on Wednesday, July 20th, 2022. This plan showcases how Volkswagen (Europe’s…

About the NEW Volkswagen Teramont X

July 22nd, 2022 by
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Photo Source:  Volkswagen The new Volkswagen Teramont X could have hints of what the future Atlas Cross Sport will look like! The crossover so far has received a new grille, restyled headlights, and glowing badges. As Volkswagen has finalized its updates on the Teramont X crossover in China, it could very well signify that the…

Tips to Keep Your Volkswagen Prepared for this Hot Girl Summer

July 22nd, 2022 by
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As the Hot Girls bask in the glory of Summer, the ingenious engineers of Volkswagen understand that to truly appreciate a Hot Girl Summer, an adequately equipped vehicle is necessary. So the fantastic engineers of Volkswagen conjured up a game plan to ensure that the Atlas, ID.4, or Tiguan stay beach ready. So, it doesn’t…

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Is Volkswagen Planning to Add an EV Option for the Tiguan?

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Volkswagen’s ID lineup of electric vehicles has been garnering a lot of attention, rightfully so, but the German automaker also plans to electrify some of its current models in order to reach its goals of electrification. Volkswagen has been working diligently on the next-generation Tiguan, and it looks like an all-electric version…

5 Things to do While Charging the Volkswagen ID.4

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen With electric vehicles becoming more prominent within the automotive industry, public fast-charging stations are beginning to pop up more often and in more convenient locations like shopping malls, gas stations, and even grocery stores to make charging easier and quicker for those with an “on-the-go” lifestyle. As Electrify America continues to expand…

Siemens Plans to Invest in Volkswagen!

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen The German giant Siemens AG is planning to invest over $100 million into Volkswagen AG’s Electrify America unit. This means that Siemens will become the first outside investor in North America’s network of electric vehicle charging stations. With the funds that are being given from its parent Volkswagen, the Electrify America unit…

ID. Buzz GTX Performance Trim is Confirmed!

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Volkswagen has officially confirmed the ID. Buzz will be receiving a GTX Performance trim as well as mentioning that every ID. series from the ID.3 hatchback to the ID. Buzz will be receiving this as well. This is something that will add appeal to those that enjoy the more sporty sides of…

ID. Buzz Productions Begins in Germany!

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Europe will get a small taste of the new ID. Buzz this year with 15,000 units being produced before production begins to ramp up within the following year of 2023. Production on the ID. Buzz’s European version will begin in Hannover, Germany just ahead of the stateside arrival of the model in…

Volkswagen’s Colorful Vehicles

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen   Volkswagen has always been a company that makes their customers feel incomparable joy and satisfaction through the vehicles they create. It is thanks to the love, dedication, and effort that they put into each and every vehicle that the world has come to experience the many vehicles that Volkswagen has put…

The Volkswagen Arteon – Another Great Addition to the Lineup

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo source: Volkswagen The perfect blend of a stylish midsize sedan, a rear hatch, and reasonable pricing is everything that the 2022 Volkswagen Arteon is made of. Its uniqueness sets it apart from the sea of competitors and elevates it even further when compared to any other vehicle that dares stand against it. Since its…

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The ID.4 is Finally in Production

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen The wait is finally coming to an end as Volkswagen announced they’ve begun production on the ID.4 in Emden in Lower Saxony (the second manufacturing site for the ID.4 in Germany, following Zwickau. The news broke just a few days ago on May 20th, and in addition, once the Chattanooga plant in…

The Volkswagen Scout is Coming Back

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen The beloved Volkswagen Scout is being revived by the German Automaker, as a new and improved line of SUVs and trucks that are fully electric; keeping with their promise to electrify their vehicles within the decade. They are expected to hit the market sometime within 2026, and it is said that the…

The Forever Immortalized Volkswagen Passat

July 21st, 2022 by
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  Photo Source: Volkswagen The German Automaker, Volkswagen, has always held its vehicles to the highest standards and ensured the happiness of their customers with each new model and update being put out into the market. After many years of wonderful service to its enthusiasts, Volkswagen is retiring the beloved Passat with a special Limited…

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Volkswagen Expanding into the Future

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen A recent report out of Volkswagen’s home base in Germany indicates the company has been flirting with the idea of opening a second production company within the United States. The talks are that the company is looking at Chattanooga, Tennessee to add the facility, which is where the current footprint is. Not…

How Volkswagen Will Dominate the U.S Market!

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Volkswagen is catching up, and quickly for that matter, to fellow electric vehicle competitor companies like Tesla! Volkswagen has grabbed 11 percent of the electric vehicle market shares and has even managed to double its sales of electric vehicles since the year 2020. As the company begins to say its farewells to…

A Closer Look at the Volkswagen ID. Buzz

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Traditional Minivans are starting to be looked over for SUVs and now, electric vehicles; however, the all-new Volkswagen ID. Buzz is not a minivan to be looked over. With the heritage-inspired design, and an all-electric drivetrain, ID. Buzz stands out when stacked up against any minivan out on the market, making a…

Internal Combustion Engine Cuts in Volkswagen to be Seen by 2030!

July 21st, 2022 by
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Photo Source: Volkswagen Many brands are stepping into the future of electric vehicles and promising to cut down on ways to reduce fuel emissions, but Volkswagen has made a massive promise in order to further this promise that is incredibly daring. Volkswagen has announced that they plan to reduce their lineup of internal combustion-engined vehicles…

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Volkswagen will Invest $20 Billion into its Own Battery Development

July 14th, 2022 by
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Volkswagen is ready to invest $20.38 billion into constructing its electric vehicle batteries. The $20 billion investment will provide 20,000 jobs. Additionally, the $20 billion investment will also return to the automaker in annual sales upward of $20 billion. Furthermore, VW will create a new company called Power Co to oversee the automaker’s efforts to…

Production for the Volkswagen ID.Buzz Resumes

July 7th, 2022 by
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Talk about an independence day in July 4th fashion, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will resume the manufacturing of the ID.Buzz and ID Buzz Cargo. Back in Hanover, Germany, VW had to halt production of the electric vans in late June (2022). The German automaker halted production for the ID.Buzz because the automaker discovered quality discrepancies with…

The Volkswagen ID.Aero is Up Next

June 30th, 2022 by
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The Volkswagen ID family is a powerhouse on the verge of expansion. However, when it comes to body, the ID family always delivers like the voluptuous ID.4 compact and the resurrection of the funky retro minivan, the ID.Buzz. Now, Volkswagen looks to take over another segment the automaker already dominates with the ID.Aero mid-size sedan….

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Honors The Volkswagen Golf’s

June 24th, 2022 by
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The Volkswagen Golf’s distinctions continue to ascend. For the eighth time, the ‘Das Auto’ automaker revealed that the VW Golf GTI earned the 2022 Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for the eighth time. The IIHS Top Safety Pick for the Golf GTI originates from the hatchback’s newly equipped High Beam…

Volkswagen’s North American Battery Lab Opens in Chattanooga

June 13th, 2022 by
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Volkswagen revealed its new Battery Engineering Lab (BEL) in Chattanooga, TN. The flagship battery facility is 32,000 sq ft., costing the German automaker $22 million. Additionally, the BEL will give VW a competitive advantage over other automakers transitioning to electric mobility.  The German automaker invested $800 million in the Chattanooga factories’ electrification. However, opening the…

These Features are Worth Purchasing the 2022 Volkswagen ID.4

June 9th, 2022 by
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No one felt that the brilliant engineers of Volkswagen would ever replicate the success of the iconic Beetle, but the ‘Das Auto’ automaker knew better. The German automaker has undergone unprecedented success beyond its understanding since venturing into the electric vehicle expedition. Moreover, the VW ID lineup bears a sustainable family filled with compelling features. …

Three Volkswagen Vehicles Earn “Good” Safety Ratings

June 6th, 2022 by
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It’s the year of Volkswagen, and the 2021 and 2022 Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport, and ID.4 EV solidify these sentiments. All three Volkswagen vehicles earned good ratings from the new side-impact test from Insurance Institute for Highway and Safety (IIHS). In addition, the Insurance Institute for Highway and Safety observed 18 midsize SUVs, 10 of…

The Volkswagen Golf R Celebrates 20 Years

June 6th, 2022 by
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The Volkswagen Golf R doesn’t share the same extensive history as the GTI. However, the genius engineers of Volkswagen have constructed hot hatchbacks with R badges going on 20 years and counting now. Therefore, to commemorate the German automaker’s 20-year construction of the hot hatch, the Mk 8 Golf R received a 20th-year edition.  The…

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The 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI makes Wards 10 Best Interior List

May 18th, 2022 by
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“Volkswagen’s Golf GTI lands on our 2022 Wards 10 Best Interiors & UX list by fusing core hot-hatch styling, classic GTI identity and high-tech amenities and design cues into what is a relatively affordable package. The GTI’s iconic plaid seats, plus light-up door handles, multicolor ambient lighting and Digital Cockpit Pro make this car a…

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The Volkswagen ID.3 is Looking Forward to 2023

May 13th, 2022 by
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  Not too long ago, Volkswagen implied it wanted to release an electric variation of the Golf R. The subtle implication of an electric Golf R came from unveiling the ID.X. The VW ID.X is a conceptual hot hatch that doesn’t have a combustible engine. Fast forward a couple of months, and our favorite automakers…

Volkswagen Looking to Create an EV Pickup Adventure?

April 29th, 2022 by
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Volkswagen Group of America CEO Scott Keogh sat down with Business Insider, and when interviewed, Keogh stated an electric pickup would be “the chance of a lifetime.”  Pickup truck drivers are faithful to exceptional brands that harbor particular preferences. However, the Volkswagen CEO views electrified vehicles as a “reset moment.” Additionally, Keogh expressed that the…

The Volkswagen ID.4 Leads in Volkswagen EV Sales

April 22nd, 2022 by
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Last week (April 18th, 2022), Volkswagen Group announced that it sold 65 percent of its electric vehicles in Q1 of 2022, compared to the same timeframe in 2021. Given recent supply chain discrepancies, the first three months of 2022 for Volkswagen’s electric vehicle sales prove the automaker is unwavering. Yet, of course, the force behind…

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First Name Volkswagen, Tiguan Last Name EV?

April 11th, 2022 by
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There’s always that one compact crossover that holds a defining feature that spotlights one particular crossover over other favorably rated models. Specific performance highlights, such as a mighty engine or a trailblazing infotainment system, set the pioneers apart from the impersonators, and the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is that trailblazer. Yet, the disadvantage of the Volkswagen…

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Volkswagen has a New Crossover, and it has a Name, Possibly

April 6th, 2022 by
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Everything that graces the USA is of an exceptional caliber, and the engineers of Volkswagen are no strangers to exception with SUVs such as the Tiguan, Atlas, and Taos. Everyone else overseas acknowledges those same Volkswagen SUVs as the T-Roc, T-Cross, and Nivus. Although there appears to be a naming pattern for the automakers of…

Additional Details About the ID. Buzz Trickled In

April 1st, 2022 by
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Additional details about the 2023 ID. Buzz are coming to light, with Volkswagen announcing the model will go on sale in its five-seat configuration in Europe later this year (2022). The U.S. market will welcome the electric minivan in seven-seat, longer-wheelbase formation sometime during 2024. Even though the wait continues for customers stateside, Volkswagen Group…

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Volkswagen Releases the New ID Software 3.0

March 31st, 2022 by
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    In November of 2019, Volkswagen was one of the first automakers to undertake the journey towards a sustainable future with the ID.3. Initially, the Volkswagen ID.3 contained a mountain of software bugs. As a result, Volkswagen enthusiasts claimed the EV software lagged, was sluggish, and appeared as the last priority for the German…

A Comprehensive Breakdown of the Volkswagen Wolfsburg Plant

March 21st, 2022 by
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It doesn’t matter the street in Europe, ask anyone on the block their favorite vehicle, and the conversation is sure to deliver any of the “Big Five German Automakers.” Of course, the Big Five German Automakers comprise the BMW, Porsche, Audi, Mercedes, and Volkswagen. Although any true car enthusiast recognizes that Volkswagen is the gas…

The Volkswagen ID Buzz : Finally Unveiled!

March 17th, 2022 by

Rumors about the ID Buzz can finally be put to rest as the iconic homage to the original Bus was finally unveiled by Volkswagen. More than two decades ago Volkswagen began floating the idea of reviving its most famous people carrier as it unveiled its Microbus Concept at the 2001 NAIAS Auto Show. Other concepts…

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Here’s What We Know About the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan

March 16th, 2022 by
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The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace is peeking out from around the debut corner, and before the Allspace can compel the streets, the ‘Das Auto’ automaker released a few details. Besides the new facelift, Volkswagen revealed the SUV’s variations, prices, and specifications.  To the average consumer, it’s easy to mistake the Volkswagen Tiguan for the Tiguan…

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The 2022 Volkswagen Golf R Embodies Resilence

March 3rd, 2022 by
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The 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R are the originators and the invigorators of the fading hatchback segment. The revamped eighth-generation Golf GTI premieres the robust 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine that renders 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic or 6-speed manual transmission delivers power to the front wheels.  Winter…

The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2022 Mazda CX-9

February 25th, 2022 by
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The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is an SUV built with the average height person in mind. There’s ample room for taller drivers, lots of interior space, and various powertrains options. At the same time, the 2022 Mazda CX-9 is why we mentioned the Atlas’s spacious accommodations. The CX-9 is a three-row crossover, but the third row…

The 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 Eliminates Range Anxiety

February 23rd, 2022 by

EPA-estimated fuel economy figures for the 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 are in! The electric SUV now boasts 280 miles of all-electric range, an increase of 20 miles from its debut 2021 model. Additionally, Volkswagen also announced figures for its ID.3 Pro S rear-wheel drive – 251 miles of range, while the ID.4 all-wheel drive Pro S…

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New Accessories Available for the All-new Golf GTI

February 18th, 2022 by

Volkswagen is introducing a new lineup of accessories for the all-new Golf GTI. A longtime favorite of Volkswagen enthusiasts, the latest generation Golf GTI is available now and benefits from numerous styling options.  “The GTI is our most storied enthusiast vehicle. Its owners have a history of dialing the car in to match their personality…

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Volkswagen will Electrify South by Southwest with the Premiere of the ID.Buzz

February 18th, 2022 by
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“The VW Microbus has been emblematic of cultural ideals that have inspired change and driven progress, both in the U.S. and globally. South by Southwest’s commitment to innovation and technology, coupled with its access to culture and creativity makes it the perfect venue for the ID. Buzz to make its first-ever public appearance. We’re excited…

The Volkswagen Amarok Looks to the Ford Ranger for Inspiration

February 11th, 2022 by
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The 2022 Volkswagen Amarok is a midsize truck charmed by the Ford Ranger. Even though the Volkswagen pickups exterior looks nothing like the Ford Ranger, the mechanics are identical. Moreover, VW plans to duplicate the Ford Ranger Raptor Fighter with or without Ford’s assistance. According to the Drive, the ‘Das Automaker’ envisions the Amarok pickup…

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Six Volkswagen Vehicles Named as Car and Driver Editors’ Choice Picks for 2022

February 4th, 2022 by

Car and Driver proudly deemed six different Volkswagen models – Golf GTI, Golf R, ID.4, Jetta GLI, Taos, and Tiguan – to its Editors’ Choice list for 2022. Car and Driver’s latest list consists of 116 different vehicles out of nearly 400 that editors tested, ranked, and rated for this model year. Car and Driver…

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The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is Show Stopping and Award Popping

January 28th, 2022 by
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Volkswagen is synonymous with groundbreaking ingenuity that sustains a lifetime. Thus, it doesn’t matter if Volkswagen enthusiasts point to the iconic Beetle or the Golf GTI; the German engineers constructed a lineup that goes toe-to-toe with the hands of time. Moreover, each vehicle sporting the VW logo embodies a surplus of features that doesn’t break…

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VW Enlists Bosch’s Help to Make Autonomous Driving a Reality

January 27th, 2022 by

Automated driving is the future and Volkswagen continues to expand its list of partnerships in order to make the future a reality. This time around, Volkswagen subsidiary Cariad is joining forces with autos supplier Bosch to develop automated driving software for use in Volkswagen passenger vehicles. Like other automakers, Volkswagen finds itself in a race…

The 2022 Volkswagen Golf R Hatchback Readies its Return

January 21st, 2022 by

Refined and versatile, the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R hatchback embodies performance and entertains. Competitors such as the Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai’s Veloster N and the Subaru WRX STI all feature heavy racing style, but none come close to the performance and on-road refinement drivers get with the Golf R. The Golf model was discontinued…

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A Comparison of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas vs. the 2022 Tiguan

January 21st, 2022 by
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Volkswagen Beauties  These Volkswagen babes are ready to support different aspects of the German engineer’s ingenuity. The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas premieres solid features and innovative technology for the midsize SUV segment. In addition to the Atlas’s impeccable innovation, the SUV renders ample interior space with various engine and drivetrain options. At the same time, the…

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The Simplicity of the Volkswagen Tiguan

January 14th, 2022 by
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Clocking out of that 9-5 never translates to an evening of relaxation in the world of parenting. Maintaining the kids, careers, healthy relationships, and immune systems are challenging during this pandemic. Adaptation is the circle of life, especially for parents needing an extra hand. That extra hand translates into a highly functional SUV that makes…

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Volkswagen to Update the ID.4 for 2022 and 2023 Model Years

January 10th, 2022 by

*European model shown The Volkswagen ID.4 is the German automaker’s big foray into the electric car market. Its day-to-day livability has left critics impressed, as orders for the exciting EV continue to climb. Not only do the accolades keep rolling in for the ID.4, the model was also named World Car of the Year 2021. …

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Turns Out it Was a Great 2021 for Volkswagen

January 6th, 2022 by

Volkswagen has had its fair share of ups and downs throughout the years in the U.S. market, but congratulations are in order for the brand as it just had its best American sales year in nearly a decade. Since 2013 to be exact. More than 75 percent of vehicles sold by Volkswagen in the U.S….

Volkswagen ID.4 Exceeds Demand

January 3rd, 2022 by
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Nine out of ten buyers identify as first-time buyers, yet the ID.4 is the fastest-selling Volkswagen vehicle in the US. Since March of 2021, Volkswagen of America announced the ID.4’s number of gross reservations doubled to over 40,000 by mid-December (2021). Of the 40,000 ID.4 order holders,15,000 received their vehicles, meaning a remaining 25,000 potential…

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Volkswagen Teases the ID Buzz One More Time for Good Measure

December 29th, 2021 by

Volkswagen recently teased its highly-anticipated ID Buzz model, expected to debut sometime in 2022. Inspired by the iconic VW Bus, the ID Buzz is rumored to offer buyers a functional van that comes with all the modern bells and whistles – including electric power and plenty of tech – all while retaining its retro charm…

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2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R Crowned Forbes Wheels Sports Car of the Year

December 23rd, 2021 by
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“A genuine sports car triggers the lizard brain and nurtures a highly focused and instinctual conversion between driver and machine. In short, it makes driving fun and engaging, no matter the price. By that measure, the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R stand shoulder to shoulder with sports cars of all stripes regardless of…

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Volkswagen’s Network Readiness Co-Op Program Yields Results as Automaker Electrifies America

December 20th, 2021 by

Volkswagen of America is eager to show that its nationwide Network Readiness Co-Op Program is already yielding its first major results. The automaker announced earlier this year (2021) its investment of $20 million to transform its network of more than 600 dealerships into regional hubs of EV experience. As sales for the all-new and all-electric…

2022 Volkswagen ID.4 and 2022 Kia Niro Comparison

December 14th, 2021 by
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The 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 and Kia Niro EV are two astounding electric vehicles in the SUV segment. The Kia Niro carries a range of 239 miles, but its steep pricing doesn’t equate to its lackluster interior. While the Volkswagen ID.4 is a bundle of comfort and practicality, boasting a range of 250-miles. Although the ID.4’s…

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Production of the Volkswagen ID.California Confirmed

December 13th, 2021 by

Not only is the ID.Buzz coming to America, but apparently an overlanding variant by the name of ID. California is expected to make a splash in the automotive market as well. Volkswagen confirmed the arrival of the ID.California in a recent update regarding its electrification efforts. Both vehicles are expected to be rugged, but while…

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New Partnerships, In-House Production Help Volkswagen Put More ID.4 Models on the Road

December 9th, 2021 by

The global microchip shortage has wreaked havoc on the automotive industry since the pandemic struck in early 2020. Production plans, along with tentative automotive shoppers’ plans, have been put on hold as brands and consumers collectively navigate this new landscape. Wait times for vehicle orders have fluctuated throughout the year (2021), and while Volkswagen has…

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Volkswagen and Amazon Did What?

December 3rd, 2021 by
Volkswagen

Someone at Volkswagen must be a member of Team No Sleep as Volkswagen recently revealed another new initiative, its new virtual driving experience. The announcement came earlier this week (November 29, 2021).  Volkswagen of America announced its new web-based immersive reality technology (WebAR) experience through select Amazon packages. The Amazon boxes provide a sensory experience…

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Volkswagen is Accepting Orders for the ID.5

December 3rd, 2021 by
Volkswagen ID.5

  Volkswagen has announced that it is now accepting orders for its ID.5 EV. This can be done by visiting the official Volkswagen website. (Important note: Ordering is only available to consumers in Europe and China since the ID.5 is not available in the United States — at least not yet). It is uncertain when…

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“10 Best” for the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI

November 19th, 2021 by
Volkswagen

Car and Driver magazine declares the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI in its world-renowned “10Best” list for 2022. This accolade serves as the Golf GTI’s 16th consecutive year for the “10Best” honor.  “The Volkswagen GTI’s greatest strength has always been its combination of the special and the everyday. Well before the arrival of the new eighth-generation…

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Using Volkswagen “Car-Net” Connected Services

November 19th, 2021 by
Volkswagen Car Net Services

    As part of Volkswagen connected services, Volkswagen Car-Net is the company’s app-based in-car suite software that integrates several convenience features, diagnostic tools, and safety elements to make the vehicle ownership experience better overall. First introduced in 2014, it has recently become more streamlined, faster, and more sophisticated in new functionalities and technology upgrades….

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Wolfsburg Assumes New Electric Car Factory

November 18th, 2021 by
Volkswagen Factory

The Volkswagen AG looks toward the future with the possible construction of its new electric car factory. Moreover, the new electric car factory may serve as a second beacon to Volkswagen’s global headquarters. The car factory is systemic to the “Trinity.” Trinity is a codename for a new model set to knock the sales out…

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Volkswagen ID.5 Reveal

November 12th, 2021 by
2022 VW ID.5 EV

  The Volkswagen ID.5 is a step up from the ID.4 and it features an SUV-coupe-like design for a more sporty aesthetic. Although online sources indicate the ID.5 is for the European market, that doesn’t mean it won’t be available in the United States, we will have to wait until Volkswagen releases more information on…

Volkswagen reveals New Pricing for the 2022 Jetta and Jetta GLI

November 10th, 2021 by
Volkswagen Jetta

November 1st (2021) rent wasn’t the only thing due; Volkswagen of America announced pricing for the 2022 Jetta and Jetta GLI. The Jetta will commence at $20,195* and the Jetta GLI $ 30,995*(excluding the $995 destination fee). The refined Jetta models feature new technology and new styling that appeals to Jetta lovers alike.  The 2022…

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A Volkswagen SUV Comparison: 2022 Atlas vs 2022 Tiguan

November 5th, 2021 by
2022 VW Atlas and Tiguan

    For the 2022 model year, both the Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan SUVs receive their fair share of styling updates and in terms of technology, they are better capable of meeting the needs of the modern consumer. Although both SUVs may appear similar in various aspects, there are some notable differences worth mentioning. Even…

Volkswagen Jetta to the Rescue!

November 5th, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen Jetta

Since 1979, Volkswagen has maintained constant production of the Jetta, with 14 million units sold since 2014. Often, Volkswagen averages 100,000 Jetta’s a year, a healthy lifespan for Volkswagen of America’s number one selling car. However, the Jetta contracted a case of COVID and suffered a decline in the US last year (2020) with 85,000…

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Makes It Onto Ward’s 10 Best User Experience List

October 29th, 2021 by
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 White

    Volkswagen’s 2021 ID.4 was recently recognized by WardsAuto.com for one of the best user experiences inside a vehicle. Being a top ten contender is an admirable achievement for Volkswagen. According to the organization, the vehicle design teams will receive their trophies on November 17 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, during…

Will Volkswagen Have a Self-Driving Ambulance Ready by 2025?

October 22nd, 2021 by
Volkswagen Autonomous Ambulance Concept

    During the 2021 ITS World Congress in Hamburg, Germany, Volkswagen’s Commercial Vehicles Division displayed an autonomous ambulance prototype based on the ID.Buzz. This driverless medical response vehicle has its seats pointing back toward specialized medical equipment. There is limited information available on the concept vehicle, but Volkswagen did release a video that gives…

Volkswagen of America and the Conservation Fund Unite for Cherokee National Forest

October 21st, 2021 by
Southern Volkswagen Cherokee Rain Forest

Volkswagen constantly looks to the future and generates a futuristic SUV that doesn’t cost the Earth. At the beginning of October (2021), Volkswagen of America added to this notion with over 1,500 acres.  It’s nice to take some time off divine German engineering and admire nature’s immaculate engineering as well. So it’s even better to…

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Volkswagen Gains 70,000 New Customers After Market Launch of ID.3 EV

October 15th, 2021 by
2022 Volkswagen ID.3

    Since the market launch of the Volkswagen ID.3 back in September 2020, Volkswagen has received more than 144,000 orders for the European market. Out of those orders, roughly 50 perfect or 70,000 are new customers, which is excellent news for the automaker. According to Volkswagen, the ID.3 EV is trending and is the…

Spotted! A New Volkswagen Electric Sedan

October 15th, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen Electric Sedan

Volkswagen will launch an all-new electric sedan sometime in 2023. The electric sedan is based on an MEB platform that supports all electrical offerings. Unfortunately, no one has any idea what the electric sedans’ name may be, but there is an idea of what the electric vehicle will promote. Like those surprise celebrity couples sneaking…

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Volkswagen Takes on the Future with Inclusive Mobility

October 8th, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen Inclusive Mobility

  Watching shows such as Ryan O’Connell’s Special or RJ Mitte from Breaking Bad, it’s astounding to see people with disabilities striving to find their independence. But it’s also challenging to watch Ryan or Walter storm away from the people that hurt them with nowhere to escape. But, with the help of Volkswagen, autonomy may…

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Volkswagen ID. Models Receive First Batch of Over-the-Air Updates

October 6th, 2021 by
Volkswagen ID Model Update

  Volkswagen announces its launch of over-the-air updates for each ID. model in its electric vehicle lineup. With the roll-out of new software, the automaker can improve a variety of different vehicle systems such as performance and infotainment. These updates are received via an internet connection and downloaded by the vehicle’s onboard computer. With the…

2021 Top Safety Pick+ for the Volkswagen ID.4

October 1st, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen ID.4

An honor bestowed upon the best of the best, the Top Safety Pick+ award requires a good rating in the six crash-worthy evaluations. Ultimately, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) ensures all participating vehicles maintain suitable or adequate headlights and available front crash prevention earning advanced or superior ratings for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian assessments. …

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Volkswagen is Contemplating Reviving the International Harvester Scout

September 30th, 2021 by
1980 International Harvester SUV

    Volkswagen is considering bringing back the 1980s International Harvester Scout SUV in a new high-performance off-road EV platform. The goal for this new vehicle is to sell it in the U.S. market to compete against the Ford Bronco and the Jeep Wrangler. Volkswagen wants a piece of the action when it comes to…

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The AWD ID.4 Pro and Pro S Receive Price and Ranges

September 23rd, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen ID.4

Volkswagen unleashed the ID.4 EV in late 2020. Furthermore, the automaker continuously evolves the ID.4 with the explosive ID.4 AWD Pro and Pro S variants. The 2021 ID.4 AWD Pro and Pro S eagerly anticipate a customer ready to tackle the open road. The German automakers also announced the EPA estimates for range and efficiency…

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Five Reasons to Buy a 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SUV

September 23rd, 2021 by
2021 Volkswagen Atlas

    The 2021 Atlas is one of the best-selling SUVs in Volkswagen’s lineup for the U.S. market, and it has several features that give it a “must buy” factor. After being introduced in 2018, the Atlas has undergone various updates regarding its interior technology and exterior styling, and for 2021, consumers can buy a…

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Here’s the Buzz on the Groovy Features for the 2024 ID.Buzz

September 17th, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen ID. Buzz

The two-toned microbus gives those familiar with the past Nostalgia and prepares the future with endless possibilities. It’s like a reboot of a TV show, but a revamp that’s gratifying. The ID. Buzz will catalyze an electronic future.  Approach the Buzz and embrace its beautifully sharp angles and confined cabin. The appearance of an hourglass,…

Volkswagen Unveils Its “Leasing Strategy” For ID Electric Vehicles

September 16th, 2021 by
2022 Volkswagen EV Crossover

    Volkswagen recently announced its plan to offer its used ID vehicles for lease to keep the cars’ valuable battery packs in their possession for a more extended period of time. The German automaker intends to implement its leasing strategy in North America as well as Europe. There are several benefits to leasing a…

Volkswagen Introduces the ID.Life EV Concept

September 9th, 2021 by
Volkswagen ID.Life EV Concept

    Volkswagen revealed the ID.Life EV Concept at the 2021 International Motor Show IAA Mobility in Munich, Germany. The concept vehicle is a compact electric ID.model that Volkswagen plans on selling in the European market in 2025 with a starting price of €20,000 (or about $23,000). Volkswagen categorizes it as a small, four-door all-electric…

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Verizon or T-Mobile? Inside the Volkswagen Car-Net

September 3rd, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen Car-Net

Volkswagen of America announced its debut of the Carrier of Choice through wireless providers Verizon and T-Mobile, at the end of September. Possibilities are sensational when it supports the adjustability to decide from multiple service providers.      Volkswagen drivers and passengers can put away cell phones; mobile entertainment is a thing of the past.  When customers…

Volkswagen Plans on Discontinuing the Stick Shift

September 2nd, 2021 by
2022 VW Interior

    As more automakers decide to go electric, gasoline powertrains are becoming the second priority for developing new vehicles. But combustion engines are not the only vehicle components on the chopping block, as manual gearboxes share the same fate. Volkswagen is considering discontinuing the stick shift in favor of all-electric powertrains with smooth-shifting automatic…

Production for the ID.4 Commences in Chattanooga

September 2nd, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen ID4

The ID.4 has a new home within the US, the plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Production officially commences in 2022, but the US manufactured prototypes expand the Volkswagen MEB platform beyond Europe and Asia. The Volkswagen ID.4 are hotcakes, selling like crazy since early spring, with the first examples arriving from German experts, of course.  The…

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A Look Inside the Goodie Bag That is the All-New 2022 Arteon

September 2nd, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen Arteon

When Volkswagen comes to mind, there are so many vehicles that come to mind. The automaker is unsurpassed with its knowledge of vigorous hatchbacks to vivacious SUVs. Even with an all-electric future on the horizon, the transition of an electric Volkswagen seems more than favorable. But the harsh reality is the sedan division has plummeted…

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is the Perfect All-Electric Family SUV

August 27th, 2021 by
2021 Volkswagen ID.4

    The 2021 ID.4 is Volkswagen’s flagship EV Crossover engineered from the ground up to be wholly gasoline-free and designed for the family-oriented consumer. Long gone are the days of constant trips to the gas station. Instead, drivers of the new ID.4 have access to thousands of Electrify America Charging Stations around the country…

Volkswagen Unleashes New Electric Bus in Hopes of Sales Growth

August 25th, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen IDBuzz

The German engineers over at Volkswagen desire a larger market in the United States, and they intend to do this by 2030. In addition, Volkswagen plans to amplify its call with the resurgence of the iconic Volkswagen Microbus. By 2023, the Microbus or Volkswagen ID Buzz will hit the market. Unfortunately, little information is frank…

2022 Volkswagen Lineup Receives a Technological Revamp

August 25th, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen Taos

The Lineup  Volkswagen of America announced changes amongst the 2022 lineup. Many of the models received a standard Volkswagen Digital Cockpit and IQ.DRIVE as a standard.  The IQ.DRIVE advanced driver assistance technology features hands-on semi-automated features. For example, when driving on the highway, the IQ.DRIVE provides lane centering and touchscreen steering that appeals to smoother…

The Intelligent Features of the Volkswagen ID.4

August 24th, 2021 by

Open the car more times than not, and find more buttons than a G5 cockpit. Technology can be overwhelming for a lot of consumers. Considerably overwhelming for older consumers attempting to transition into the EV for a healthier environment. Thanks to the new Volkswagen ID.4, the compact SUV includes intelligent features such as wireless App-Connect,…

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Volkswagen is Adding the ID.2 EV to Its Lineup of Electric Vehicles

August 19th, 2021 by
Volkswagen ID.2 EV

    Volkswagen plans to expand its ID range of vehicles by developing an ID.2 EV that integrates an SUV-like body style but with smaller dimensions, unlike the ID.4 and ID.6, which are much larger. Volkswagen aims to create a whole spectrum of electric vehicles that consists of a total of eight EVs that bear…

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Volkswagen Tiguan Receives Several Upgrades for 2022 Model Year

August 13th, 2021 by
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan

  The SUV and Crossover segments are becoming oversaturated, and the competition is fierce over which brand can get the most customers. However, the new Volkswagen Tiguan advances into its 2022 model year with plenty of new vehicle features to capture the attention of family-oriented consumers looking to buy an SUV. Despite its compact size,…

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Volkswagen Decides to Insert The Golf R’s 300HP Engine in the Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept

August 6th, 2021 by
VW Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept

    In an attempt to show the world what a performance Volkswagen SUV can do, car builder Jamie Orr, in collaboration with Volkswagen, put together the Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept. A modified Atlas Cross Sport with engine upgrades and several performance features. Its main feature is under the hood, the Golf R’s Turbo…

Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept takes Sporty Design to a Whole New Level

July 30th, 2021 by
VW Cross Sport Concept SUV

    Volkswagen unveils one of its latest projects in the form of the Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept that combines several styling updates. Some of the highlights of the performance SUV concept include a modified 2.0 L TSI® engine, a lower suspension, and custom wheels with blue inserts. According to the CEO of Volkswagen…

Volkswagen of America Unveiled the New Atlas Cross Sport GT

July 28th, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen Atlas Cross

Talk about a refreshing Summer; that’s what Volkswagen of America INC gave to consumers with the Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept. The most eminent updates are a modified 2.0-liter TSI engine, lowered suspension, custom wheels, and that beautiful color palette.    “The launch of the all-new Golf GTI and Golf R got us thinking about how…

New Volkswagen Jetta GLI Receives GTI Upgrades

July 23rd, 2021 by
2022 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Sedan

    Volkswagen offers practical and comfortable vehicles at affordable prices when it comes to family sedans while delivering the perfect balance of handling and sporty feel on the higher trims. According to Volkswagen, the Jetta GLI is due for upgrades that include an increase in horsepower and some exterior enhancements. Sometimes Volkswagen sedans are…

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The VW ID.8 Officially Announced

July 21st, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen ID.8

  On July 13th (2021) Volkswagen announced that they would be the first to release a sizable electric SUV. In addition, the Volkswagen Group announced several declarations on its new strategies during an EV presentation. Volkswagen is gambling on the future and doubling down on creating, generating, and retailing electric vehicles.    Volkswagen Group Chairman of…

Make Way for the New 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R

July 21st, 2021 by
Sunrise Volkswagen Golf

  On July 15th (2021) Volkswagen of America unleashed the Mk8 Golf GTI and Golf R at the Chicago Auto Show. The eighth generation, the 2022 GTI, unveiled a surplus of interior and handling upgrades. The GTI model with manual transmission starts at an MSRP of $29,545 (destination fees not included).  While the fifth replication…

Volkswagen Partners with Multiple Companies to Create Autonomous Vehicle Technology

July 16th, 2021 by
VW ID Microbus

    Volkswagen reaches out to several companies specializing in autonomous vehicle technology and software to help it create autonomous capability for its vehicles. The collaborative effort aims to help pave the path for the mass production of autonomous cars, especially the ID.Buzz Microbus EV that Volkswagen wants to put into production soon. Level 4…

Volkswagen Golf R Celebrates Five Generations of Performance

July 8th, 2021 by
Volkswagen Golf R Generations

  The Volkswagen Golf R represents nearly 20 years of hatchback performance with five models in its company portfolio. The first Golf R hit the streets back in 2002 with an entirely new design capturing the attention of many young buyers. Like many automakers seeking to update and improve their vehicles, Volkswagen does the same,…

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A Guide To Charging Your ID.4 EV

June 30th, 2021 by
2021 VW ID.4

    Fast-charging public stations are rapidly being developed all around the United States in shopping centers, malls, grocery store plazas, and near highways making it easy and convenient for EV owners to charge their vehicles almost anywhere. Owning an EV like the Volkswagen ID.4 crossover, for example, means no more trips to the gas…

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Volkswagen Considers Making an All-Electric Pick-Up Truck

June 24th, 2021 by
Tarok Truck Concept

    Volkswagen is not known for designing pickup trucks. Instead, the company focuses on sedans and family SUVs. However, a rumor suggests the VW Tarok truck concept is an active template for a fully electric pickup truck in the near future. This initiative places Volkswagen in an optimal place to compete in the EV…

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Volkswagen Shifts its American EV Strategy, Promises Even More Electrification

June 23rd, 2021 by

Volkswagen is the bearer of good news these days as the automaker just announced it intends to manufacture and sell more electric vehicles in the United States than it originally intended. EmboldenedVolkswagen Shifts Its American EV Strategy, and by a warm welcome from the public, thanks to its successful ID.4 model and a nationwide $174…

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Pinterest Users Can Now Virtually Test Drive the All-new Volkswagen ID.4

June 18th, 2021 by

Pinterest is the latest app to be enlisted in spreading the word about the all-new Volkswagen ID.4, where users can now virtually test drive the brand new model. With a 360-degree of Volkswagen’s latest-and-greatest, the campaign is a first-to-market type for Pinterest. It delivers a new informative and convenient element when it comes to the…

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Introducing the 2021 Arteon “Big Sur” Concept

June 17th, 2021 by
Volkswagen Arteon Concept

    The production version Volkswagen Arteon has been actively selling in Europe since 2017 and with its recent introduction to the U.S market in 2019, the sedan offers a sporty ride in a premium design package. The Arteon shares some of Audi’s design language on the exterior and throughout the cabin. Its style is…

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The 2022 Taos is Volkwagen’s Ultimate Compact SUV

June 10th, 2021 by
2022 Volkswagen Taos

  The Volkswagen Taos is almost as large as the Tiguan, but it’s offered at a more affordable price point ideal for budget-oriented buyers. As an entry-level SUV, the Taos provides incredible value in terms of vehicle features, technology, and performance. Unlike the Tiguan in the compact SUV segment, the Taos is slightly smaller, falling…

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Volkswagen Golf GTI Awarded “Best Hatchback” by Good Housekeeping

June 9th, 2021 by

Volkswagen of America announced with its latest press release that the Good Housekeeping publication awarded the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI the “Best Hatchback” honor on its “Best New Family Cars” awards. Working alongside experts from Car and Driver, the Good Housekeeping team evaluated a few hundred new vehicles, subsequently test-driving top contenders well over 5,000…

Volkswagen Amarok Pickup Truck Could Soon Be Sold in the United States

June 4th, 2021 by
2022 Amarok Truck

    Although Volkswagen is not known for making trucks, the German automaker stepped into the truck segment with its Amarok pickup truck back in 2010 when it was first introduced in Europe, South America, and Africa. For the 2022 model year, the Amarok returns in an all-new futuristic design in concept form (pre-production) set…

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Pro electric SUV has a 260-mile range, EPA confirms

June 2nd, 2021 by

Good news about the upcoming Volkswagen ID.4 lineup continues to materialize as the second round of fuel economy figures for the 2021 ID.4 Pro are now available. The ID.4 Pro with rear-wheel-drive has an official EPA-estimated range of 260 miles on a full charge. Prior to this, the Pro S and 1st Edition trims (also…

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Named to Popular Mechanics’ 2021 Automotive Excellence Awards

May 28th, 2021 by

Slowly but surely the all-new Volkswagen ID.4 is proving its automotive chops are no joke. The latest recognition for the model comes thanks to Popular Mechanics as the publication named the ID.4 to its 2021 Automotive Excellence Awards. Editors of the publication put the all-new EV to the test and praised it for its streamlined…

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Volkswagen Plans to Restore 1979 Vintage Microbus EV

May 28th, 2021 by
1979 Volkswagen Microbus EV

    The Volkswagen microbus of the 1970s was an iconic vehicle of its era that broke the traditional mold of vehicle design and offered a unique passenger experience with its lounge-like interior and quirky exterior styling. The pill-shaped microbus held its popularity back in the day for being a “counter-culture” vehicle that became associated…

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Autonomous Volkswagen ID.Buzz Undergoes Testing

May 21st, 2021 by

  Volkswagen recently engineered an all-electric prototype vehicle called the ID.Buzz that was inspired by the iconic Volkswagen microbus of the 1950s. The ID.Buzz is expected to enter trials for its autonomous driving technology in summer 2021 to prove that its tech is road-worthy and able to operate safely on its own. Volkswagen believes the…

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Volkswagen Group of America: How the German Automaker Earned its “Made in America” Stripes

May 18th, 2021 by

When it comes to vehicle manufacturing, more and more foreign brands, including Volkswagen, bring their business stateside to North America. Volkswagen Group of America –a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group based in Germany, responsible for automotive research and development, parts distribution, financial services, marketing, and more– has made strides in the U.S. to cement its…

The Volkswagen ID.6 is the Company’s Flagship All-Electric Mid-size SUV

May 13th, 2021 by
2023 Volkswagen ID.6 EV

    Volkswagen is continuing to expand its electric vehicle line-up by introducing the three-row ID.6 all-electric midsize SUV.  The ID.6 is the ID.4’s bigger sibling that comes equipped with a larger interior, a longer wheelbase, a more capable battery configuration, and ample room that can seat up to seven passengers comfortably. Volkswagen designed the…

A Refreshed 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan This Way Comes

May 13th, 2021 by

Since it launched in 2017, the second generation of the Volkswagen Tiguan model has risen to the top as Volkswagen’s best-selling vehicle in America. Due to its continued success, Volkswagen deemed it appropriate to give the 2022 Tiguan a refresh. New styling and added technology blend utility and performance for a compact SUV that’s sure…

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Survey Says: American Curiosity for EVs Is Piqued According to Volkswagen

May 7th, 2021 by

  In its efforts to democratize electric vehicles (EVs), Volkswagen polled a segment of the American car-buying market and found some surprising results. Interest in EVs is sharply increasing among American SUV owners and shoppers. Despite many of the participants claiming they’ve got no experience driving an electric car, respondents overwhelmingly indicated an appreciation of…

Volkswagen Plans on Designing Chips for Its Self-Driving Cars

May 7th, 2021 by
VW ID.4 Interior

    Volkswagen is strategizing its plan for manufacturing its own set of computer chips that will enable its vehicles to operate in autonomous mode. This is mainly due to the recent chip shortage that has plagued the auto industry, and as the company seeks to develop its electric vehicle infrastructure, consumers can expect VW…

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Modified Volkswagen ID.4 is Set to Race in the 2021 NORRA Mexican 1000

April 30th, 2021 by
Volkswagen ID.4 Race

    After going on a 6,700-mile cross-country road trip from New York to Sacramento, Volkswagen’s ID.4 EV Crossover is still hungry for another challenge, and this time it is going to show off its racing ability in one of the most famous racing events in the world, in the 2021 NORRA Mexican 1000 race….

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Volkswagen Announces Pricing for 2022 Taos

April 28th, 2021 by

The cat’s out of the bag, Volkswagen of America announced pricing for the all-new 2022 Taos compact crossover. Starting at $22,995 (plus destination fee), the Taos is an affordable, spacious, and engaging new offering from Volkswagen for the small SUV market. Volkswagen is offering the Taos in three trim levels, each one with available front-wheel…

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First Shipment of Volkswagen Taos Departs Port of Veracruz on the Way to the U.S.

April 22nd, 2021 by
2021 Volkswagen Taos

    The first units of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos have recently been exported from the Port of Veracruz, Mexico on the way to multiple destinations in the United States. Volkswagen de México is in charge of transporting the new Taos models to key ports for the American market, which will then make their way…

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The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon is a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK

April 22nd, 2021 by

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) deemed the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK when outfitted with LED headlights and Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS) with dynamic cornering lights. Volkswagen’s AFS with dynamic cornering lights features is standard on the SEL R-Line and SEL Premium R-Line trims (unavailable on the entry-level SE trim)….

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The Volkswagen ID.4 Goes on a 6,700-mile Cross-Country Road Trip

April 15th, 2021 by
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Road Trip

    Embarking on a journey to the other side of the country can be very exciting as the feeling of a family road trip or a cross-country trek evokes a sense of adventure and discovery. For consumers looking to get their hands on a capable electric vehicle, the Volkswagen ID.4 proves to be a…

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Named to PARENTS Magazine Best Family Cars 2021

April 15th, 2021 by

PARENTS magazine named the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas to its list of Best Family Cars for the 2021 model year. The testing team over at the PARENTS publication commended the three-row SUV for its comfortable driving experience along with the wide array of safety features. Additionally, the testing team also noted the Atlas’ car-seat compatibility thanks…

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Volkswagen ID.4 Earns a Special Exhibition Spot at Petersen Museum

April 9th, 2021 by
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 EV

  Like many other automakers that are jumping on the EV bandwagon, Volkswagen is also making great strides in producing their own electric vehicles. The German automaker’s latest project has been the now production-ready 2021 ID.4 EV Crossover. After several years of development, Volkswagen has finally delivered on its promise of an all-electric family SUV…

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Five Things To Love About the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

April 6th, 2021 by

For the 2021 model year, the Volkswagen Atlas SUV got a small facelift and now offers some additional features as well. The three-row SUV is on a winning spree as Cars.com named it its 2020 Family Car of the Year. Atlas fares well when pitted against long-standing rivals such as the Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Palisade,…

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The Highly Anticipated Volkswagen ID.Buzz Is Issued Release Date

April 2nd, 2021 by

Photo credit: Volkswagen The long-awaited 2024 Volkswagen ID.Buzz will finally make its way towards the United States markets at the beginning of 2023. The “love bus” first debuted in 1950 and will now mark a prestigious 70th anniversary; both as an icon and a mode of transportation. Upon the debut, this vehicle changed the way…

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Receives A Redesign

March 24th, 2021 by
2021 volkswagen gti sunrise

Photo credit: Volkswagen While we all feared that Volkswagen would end the entire Golf lineup, The 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI is set to begin an all-new generation of hatchbacks. The 2022 Golf GTI is a combination of a sporty design with top-tier performance all wrapped in one package. Delivering a powerful turbocharged acceleration and an…

Volkswagen Focuses On Next Generation EV Battery

March 17th, 2021 by
2022 vw logo2

Photo credit: Volkswagen Volkswagen Group has announced a roadmap to bring down the cost of their battery production by up to 50%. Volkswagen has been moving aggressively towards their electric line, rising to the second-largest automaker in the world based on their sales. The main goal of the roadmap is to reduce how complex and…

Volkswagen In Process of Building Higher Range EV

March 12th, 2021 by
2021 VW Trinity sunrise

Photo credit: Volkswagen Volkswagen is delivering its first sketch preview of the new Project Trinity, the highly awaited sedan that will commence the new standard for all future electric vehicles. With all automakers scrambling in the race for electrification, the main goal proceeds to be lowering carbon emissions. Volkswagen is dedicated to its electric vehicle…

The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Pricing and Specifications

March 3rd, 2021 by
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan R

Photo credit: Volkswagen When it comes to the compact SUV segment, one of the fan favorites continues to be the Volkswagen Tiguan. Well-equipped with the latest innovative technology and paired with its bold style, the Tiguan is the perfect practical vehicle for buyers. The Tiguan is equipped with a suite of helpful tech features designed…

Volkswagen’s Newest Electric SUV ID.5 Coupe Will Start Production in 2021

February 26th, 2021 by

Photo credit: Volkswagen Volkswagen has confirmed that its next electric vehicle will be the ID.5, starting production in Zwickau, Germany in the second half of 2021. Expected to be a sleeker version of the ID.4 compact SUV, the ID.5 will be a coupe version with more of a sloped-back four-door look. Built on Volkswagen’s multi-use…

Microsoft & Volkswagen Partner to Create New Self-Driving Car Software

February 17th, 2021 by
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Photo credit: Volkswagen/Microsoft The Volkswagen Group and Microsoft have taken a major step in the future of self-driving car software. The Group’s Car.Software Organization announced a partnership with Microsoft in efforts to create a dedicated cloud-based platform intended for future car systems. The profound partnership between the two companies will lay the foundation by combining…

The Highly-Anticipated ID. Buzz Microbus Production Delayed Till 2023

February 11th, 2021 by
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Photo credit: Volkswagen “I wish it was coming next year. It’s not going to come quite as soon as that; it’s going to be a little bit later than that. The reaction’s been huge, and we just got to get it here. It’s as simple as that.” said Volkswagen of America CEO Scott Keogh  The…

The All-New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

February 5th, 2021 by
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Photo credit: Volkswagen The new 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Assembled in Chattanooga, Tennessee, combines driving dynamics and attention to detail to keep all passengers comfortable. Offering a refreshed seven-seater that comes with a new bold design and facelift. With the latest in driver assistance technology, the Atlas line-up consists of eight different trims for the 2021…

The Future of Volkswagen Is Looking Electric

February 5th, 2021 by
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Photo credit: Volkswagen Volkswagen is gearing its focus on its electric models. The I.D. family is highly anticipated by enthusiasts, with the ID.4 due to arrive in the U.S. imminently. A compact crossover that will have the same MSRP as an Atlas, making it within reach for buyers who want to move forward into an…

2021 Volkswagen Arteon Is A Work of Art

January 8th, 2021 by
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Photo credit: Volkswagen The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon is the ideal example of a vehicle with a magnificently sculpted exterior and premium features. With its head-turning form, the Arteon is what Volkswagen Considers a gorgeous machine. Looking to engage more with buyers that recognize the model’s exclusivity and luxury. VW is updating the new 2021 Arteon with…

A Look Into Electric Vehicle Charging

January 8th, 2021 by
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Photo credit: Volkswagen For buyers, the idea of wrapping their heads around the variables of electric vehicle charging can be overwhelming. Although to understand requires a new mindset on how it is the owner’s vehicle charges, receives the energy, and how it disperses energy. Volkswagen proposes a few choices for several chargers which requires two…

Introducing the Powerful 2022 Volkswagen Golf R

November 28th, 2020 by

Volkswagen continues to expand its performance halo, this time with the unveiling of its 2022 Volkswagen Golf R model. The vehicle offers enthusiasts 315 horsepower coupled with 310 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to the standard 4Motion all-wheel-drive technology, the 2022 Golf R can go from 0 to 62 mph in only 4.7 seconds and boasts…

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The Perks of Going Green With the Volkswagen ID.4

November 23rd, 2020 by

Electric vehicles, such as the Volkswagen ID.4 for example, bring a lot to the table in terms of benefits. Owners can enjoy zero tailpipe emissions and home charging, but other misunderstandings about electric vehicles loom large. The cost of EVs tends to be a major concern, as battery technology is to this day slightly more…

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The new Volkswagen electric SUV sold like hot cakes on its first day

September 30th, 2020 by
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So we finally got the good news that the new Volkswagen SUV, the ID.4 1st edition hit the US market, but the other side of that news isn’t as good: it sold out like hot cakes the day of its debut.  After so much buzz and a long wait, the second fully electric Volkswagen vehicle…

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Volkswagen Announces Compact Taos SUV

September 17th, 2020 by

Volkswagen of America announced a new model, a compact SUV — the Volkswagen Taos is coming to the North American market. Designed specifically for the North American region, the Taos was named as such to resonate with American customers.  “We’re thrilled to announce the name for the newest member of the Volkswagen family. It was…

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Volkswagen Asserts That Batteries Will Power the Future of Transportation

September 16th, 2020 by

Humans carry around lithium-ion batteries all the time — be it in their watches, their phones, or on their key fobs, and they’ve been around for hundreds of years, but their function remains somewhat obscure. Going forward, it’s more than likely that all automakers will include different forms of electrification in their lineups. Volkswagen has…

The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon is Deemed a Top Safety Pick by IIHS

September 14th, 2020 by

Good news is in order for the 2002 Volkswagen Arteon as it was just named a Top Safety Pick byt the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when outfitted with LED headlights and the brand’s Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS). A Top Safety Pick designation is the highest honor vehicles can earn from IIHS. To qualify…

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Volkswagen Teases Upcoming Compact SUV

September 8th, 2020 by

It’s no secret that Volkswagen has numerous cars in the works for the North American market. The latest round of teasers from the German automaker include its hotly-anticipated compact SUV. The first few images, including the one pictured above, along with 13 seconds of footage, tease a compact SUV that’s sure to slot somewhere near…

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Volkswagen Gives Us a Sneak Peek of the Interior of the ID. 4

September 4th, 2020 by

In the lead up to the world premiere of its latest state-of-the-art electric vehicle — the ID. 4 — Volkswagen gives fans a sneak peek of the all-new interior. This marks the German automaker’s first fully-electric SUV destined for the North American market. It’s expected to offer ample space, high-effect lighting, futuristic aesthetics, and a…

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The Karmann Ghia Endures as a Classic Car

August 28th, 2020 by

The Volkswagen Beetle became a cultural icon in America during the 50s and 60s, winning over buyers with its utility, simple driving dynamics, and its frugality — it’s unusual approach to automobile design seemed to be the least of the concerns at the time. Even the vintage Volkswagen ads were notorious for poking fun at…

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Volkswagen Finds A Way To Stand Out By Developing Its Own Software System

June 25th, 2020 by

Little by little automakers are developing their vehicles into futuristic-like driving companions, with all-electric powertrains and autonomous cars being the most notable. Whenever this happens, steering wheels will no longer be a necessity, as the vehicle’s highly developed program will determine when it should slow down or speed up, as well as the most effective…

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Double Trouble: Volkswagen Debuts Two New Looks For Its 2021 Arteon Model

June 22nd, 2020 by

The Volkswagen sedan profile doesn’t just end just at its Passat model. The company markets its Arteon vehicle, which is a liftback sedan with deluxe masterfulness that is certainly unexpected.  Best of all, this car is looking forward to getting all new updates in the near future. Volkswagen recently hyped us up with the announcement…

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4 Reasons The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Is The Perfect Summer Romance

June 19th, 2020 by

The famous German automaker known for their “iconic” Beetle is back at it again, but this time with the 2020 Altas Cross Sport. This mid-size SUV is the ideal vehicle for tackling all of your summer crusades, especially with its generous amount of space, cozy seating, technologically advanced features, enjoyable drive, and overall dependability. The…

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