Archive | volkswagen

China’s Baidu Wants To Accelerate Autonomous Driving Tech By Throwing $1.5 Billion At It

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

How Volkswagen Could Have Built A Better Air-Cooled Beetle 50 Years Ago

Air-cooled-era Volkswagen was a company that revolved around a strange contradiction: it built cars that were fundamentally different from most other carmakers, but they were surprisingly conservative, technically. Any change to their core products was incremental and carefully considered. I think VW’s unwillingness…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Dozens Of VW Diesels Were Stolen From Michigan’s Abandoned NFL Stadium Lot

Thousands of cheating VWs have been stored in the former Detroit Lions stadium parking lot in Pontiac, Michigan since at least January. Last week, Louisville-based news site WDRB learned that over 60 of those cars have been reported missing, and many have already been found in Indiana and Kentucky with fraudulent…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

The Volkswagen I.D. Crozz II Is VW’s Electric Crossover Future

Behold! You are gazing upon the future of Volkswagen. It is not in peculiar diesel hatchbacks that find clever ways to skirt emissions regulations, but in clean electric cars built in crossover SUV bodies that Americans might actually buy. This is the Volkswagen I.D. Crozz II concept.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

I’m Pretty Sure This Volkswagen Electric Concept Teaser Video Is For A New Type 4

Volkswagen has released a little teaser video before the Frankfurt Auto Show of a new concept in their I.D. electric car series, said to be a development of their previous I.D. Crozz concept. I think I figured out what this one is all about, though: it’s an electric version of the legendary Volkswagen Type 4.Read […]

Continue Reading

VW Dieselgate Engineer Sentenced To 40 Months In American Prison

James Robert Liang—one of the engineers who helped design the defeat device that fooled U.S. emissions regulators into thinking VW TDIs were cleaner than they really were—is the first VW employee to be sentenced in the U.S. for participating in Dieselgate. And boy is he going to pay dearly.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

The 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc Probably Won’t Come To America, Which Is Silly

Right now, Volkswagen offers three SUVs for the American market: the Touareg (dead), the Atlas and the Tiguan. And as you already know, Americans can’t get enough of these SUV things. So why doesn’t Volkswagen seem like it has plans to offer the new, 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc compact SUV/crossover to us Americans?Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

Not-New Review: The Volkswagen Corrado G60 Is Flawed But It’s The One You Want

If you’re a kid of the 1990s, chances are you’ve got a diecast Volkswagen Corrado collecting dust on a bookshelf somewhere at home; a car which you regard as a unicorn, an artifact you lust over as it reminds you of the days of your tuner youth, modding and street racing Vdubs and Hondas—or wishing […]

Continue Reading

Designed by OhhWord Media