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Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen to Bypass 2024 Geneva Auto Show

Several prominent German car manufacturers have announced their decision to abstain from the 2024 Geneva auto show, marking a setback for the event that's making a comeback after a hiatus of four years.   Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, and Volkswagen confirm non-participation in the 2024 Geneva...

The Atlas Cross Sport is Now Included in Volkswagen’s Basecamp Accessory Line

Volkswagen extends Basecamp accessory line to Atlas Cross Sport, boosting SUV personalization options. Developed with Air Design, the line features custom body cladding and unique off-road wheels. While U.S. availability is confirmed, the line is also expected to roll out in Canada. In a...

Ford and Volkswagen Strengthen EV Partnership with New Electric Vans in 2024

In 2024, Ford and Volkswagen will deepen their electric vehicle collaboration by introducing the Ford E-Transit Custom, which will form the base for the upcoming electric Volkswagen Transporter.   The partnership between Ford and Volkswagen has already resulted in collaborations such as the SUVs Explorer...

Volkswagen Announces Electric Golf Will be Built in Wolfsburg

Plans for new plant cancelled VW enhancing production flexibility Volkswagen has just announced that it will be building an electric Golf at its Wolfsburg plant and that it will be moving its Trinity flagship EV to Zwickau. The announcements are part of a huge...

Northvolt Selects Quebec for Its New EV Battery Plant

Swedish battery manufacturer, Northvolt AB, is set to establish a $7-billion EV battery factory in Quebec, marking a significant investment in North America.   Northvolt, a supplier to Volkswagen and BMW, chooses Saint-Basile-le-Grand, Quebec, for its new factory. Quebec aims to become an EV battery...

Volkswagen Unveils All-New Third-Generation Tiguan

Volkswagen has just revealed the all-new third-generation Tiguan. Arriving in European and other markets in the first quarter of 2024, the new Tiguan brings with it a range of innovative features and technologies based on the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB evo). This latest iteration...

2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th Anniversary Review: Near the End of an Era

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2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI Pros - Incredibly satisfying 2.0T. - Manual gearbox is as sweet as ever. - It’s got loads of refinement, handling, and practicality built in. 2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI Cons - The infotainment system still seems like it’s a work in progress though it's better than...

Global EV Sales Surpass 1.1 Million in July 2023

2022 Tesla Model Y Performance | Photo: Vincent Aubé
July saw the global sale of over 1.1 million plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) for the third consecutive time, per InsideEVs   July 2023 records over 1.1 million plug-in EV sales, indicating a 41% increase compared to the previous year. Electric vehicles now constitute approximately 16%...

Volkswagen Struggles to Keep Pace in the Global EV Market

In a recent trip to China, a senior Volkswagen executive delivered a sobering message to the new recently-appointed CEO Oliver Blume: the German automotive giant is falling behind in the electric vehicle (EV) race in one of its most critical markets. The gap between...

Should You Buy a 2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI?

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Pricing for the Jetta starts at $23,295 in Canada, $20,665 in the US. The Jetta GLI is an incredible sport compact bargain at $33,095 in Canada and $31,585 in the US. 2024 marks 40 years of the GLI and Volkswagen will introduce an...