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2022 Volkswagen Jetta to Have Improved Fuel Economy

2022 Volkswagen Jetta & GLI
  The base engine will be the 1.5L miller cycle four-cylinder out of the Taos Epa estimated mileage will be 35 MPG (6.7 L/100km) combined for the S trim with the automatic transmission The Jetta receives a mild makeover for the 2022 model year. Volkswagen...

Most Popular Cars in Canada, Third Quarter of 2021

The Toyota Corolla is tops among the most popular cars in Canada through the first nine months of 2021. Nissan Sentra sales up 70% this year, Volkswagen Golf sales down 27%. The Toyota Camry is the only midsize sedan on the list. COVID-19, microchip...

Electric Vehicle and Battery Manufacturers are Pushing the Center of US Auto Industry South

  Close to $24 billion will be invested in new factories in the south of the United States These investments will be divided in seven states Eight automakers and some battery producers will have operations in these states Since the beginning of the automobile, most...

Volkswagen to Compete in the Rebelle Rally With an ID.4

The AWD ID.4 is modified by Tanner Foust and Rhys Millen Racing. It is Volkswagen’s first-ever entry in the all-woman-driven adventure competition. This is the sixth running of the Rebelle Rally, one of the toughest off-road adventure competitions in North America. The event takes...

Volkswagen Could be in Hot Water Again Over Emissions “Defeat Device”

Exactly six years ago, Volkswagen got nailed in what is known as #dieselgate. This time, the device alters emissions based on temperature and altitude. Depending on the circumstances, the vehicles may emit more NOx than legally permitted. To us, this looks like a real...

BMW and Daimler sued for not doing enough to curb climate change

BMW 8 Series vs Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Environmental protection groups are suing BMW and Daimler in Germany The case demands the companies to stop production of internal combustion engines by 2030 and to limit their emissions before then Shell Oil has already lost a similar case in the Netherlands German environmentalist...

Volkswagen ID.4 Receives Top Honors in IIHS Crash Safety Tests

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 12
The new electric SUV from Volkswagen earned the IIHS’ Top Safety Pick + award The ID.4 was categorised “Good” in every crash test, which is the highest score attainable The only “Acceptable” rating was applied to the standard headlamps, the optional ones were...

Is Volkswagen Planning on an International Harvester Scout Revival?

The Volkswagen Scout would be an all-electric off-roader. Yes, Volkswagen owns the rights to the name. The new Scout would be priced around $40,000. The name Scout, from the long-ago defunct international brand, still carries a fair amount of clout. This is why it...

Lithium Shortage : What Impacts Will it Have on the Automotive Industry ?

Battery assembly, Ghent
Demand for lithium should surpass global production by 10,000 tons Lithium is only produced in China and Australia Recycling used battery packs could be a solution Lithium is a metal that is widely used in the manufacture of batteries of all kinds. One of...

Volkswagen Diesel Scandal : Trial Begins Today for Four Managers

TDI
The scandal began in September of 2015 9 million Diesel powered vehicles built by Volkswagen group were found to cheat emissions regulations This is the first trial to target German VW executives Six years after the scandal over Volkswagen’s polluting diesels, Volkswagen’s former top...