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Volkswagen ID. Buggy Makes An Appearance In Monterey

Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the Volkswagen ID. Buggy Concept will be at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this weekend. Monterey Car Week is always full of awesome and intriguing cars. This year, one of them is the Volkswagen ID. Buggy....

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Is Happening

The new Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet
Previewed as a concept back in 2016, the Volkswagen T-Roc convertible is coming as a production version. In fact, Volkswagen plans to unveil its T-Roc Cabriolet SUV at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show. The new T-Roc convertible will join a growing list of drop-top SUVs...

The Volkswagen ID.R used only 24.7 kWh at the Nürburgring

Volkswagen ID.R on the Nürburgring with Romain Dumas
Volkswagen confirmed that the ID.R used only 24.7 kWh to do a full lap of the 'Ring when they broke the record a few weeks ago. The Wolfsburg carmaker has made it its warhorse: electric power will propel many models of the Volkswagen Group by...

Should You Buy a 2019 Volkswagen Golf R?

I settled this debate a short while ago: The Volkswagen Golf R is the final answer. If you need more convincing, read the following. Let’s begin by establishing the top would-be competitors to the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R. In no particular order other than the...

Volkswagen’s Puebla, Mexico Plant : Assembly Lines Make More Than Just Cars

Volkswagen Beetle production ends at the Puebla plant in Mexico
A tour of VW’s Puebla, MX plant reminds me that building cars is like nothing else. Working for a car assembly line may not seem like the most exciting job but it just might be one of the most fulfilling. I’ve been to a number...

More Details On The Ford-Volkswagen Global Alliance

Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess and Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett
Autonomous driving technology investments and electric vehicle platform sharing at the top of the list of priorities. Ford has invested in Argo AI, an autonomous vehicle platform company, and Volkswagen will further invest in the company to the tune of $2.6 billion. The resulting product will...

Gracias Beetle : We Say Goodbye To The Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle production ends at the Puebla plant in Mexico
After more than 20 years of production, the final Volkswagen Beetle has rolled off the assembly line. And by final Volkswagen Beetle, we mean the third generation of its kind, which began for the 2012 model year. This was after the New Beetle arrived in...

Electric Volkswagen ID.3 Prototype Spotted Without Camo In Stuttgart

Volkswagen ID.3
VW is investing heavily in its ID. EV family and by the looks of this un-camo’d example, it’ll seamlessly fit into buyer’s lives. Volkswagen is betting hard on the ID.3 for the European market. It’s no coincidence that the ID.3 is a 5-door hatchback as...

The Volkswagen And Ford Alliance Reveals Platform Sharing And More

Jim Hackett (Ford) and Herbert Diess (Volkswagen)
At last January’s Detroit Auto Show, Volkswagen and Ford announced a partnership for commercial vehicles and midsize pickups. It has now evolved to involve EVs. This is yet again but one example where carmakers are partnering up to either share existing technologies or to co-develop...

Volkswagen Canada Cuts The Spektrum Colour Program From The Golf R And Tells No One.

Volkswagen Spektrum Program for the 2019 Golf R
Less than two months ago, we drove a Ginster Yellow, from the spektrum colour program,  2019 Volkswagen Golf R. If you want to order one now, too bad. So, here I was writing up a story about cars, something we’re trying out at Motor Illustrated,...