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That longing sense of belonging

Eureka, summer is here and that means car show season is in full gear! I’ve just returned from Austria where I attended the 37th Edition of the GTI Treffen, aka, the GTI get-together, on the shores of beautiful lake Wörther. In a nutshell, this event,...

The Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR: fastest most powerful GTI ever

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If you’ve never heard the story about the GTI, well, here’s there really brief version. The Golf was launched in 1974, slated to become Volkswagen’s replacement for the ageing Beetle. While it did not immediately do that, it did spark the interest of engineers...

The current EV story at VW

Volkswagen E-Golf
Talk about electric vehicles is all the rage at the moment. It’s also enraging numerous would-be buyers as in Canada, the trend is buy now, pick up in 12 or 18 months from now. Oddly, this is not the case for most EVs as...

We want the new VW Golf GTI TCR!

Obviously, we can’t get one because North America’s just not cool enough... As the 7th generation Volkswagen Golf whines down, special editions of the car will be introduced to celebrate its passing. The GTI TCR will be the absolute best one of all, this we...

This is the Volkswagen I.D. R Electric Pikes Peak Car

Volkswagen I.D Pike Peak
Volkswagen’s released a number of I.D. cars over the last 18 months. All have a number of important items in common, namely that they are all electric vehicles and are all beads on Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform (modular electric car platform). This latest I.D. car...

NYIAS 2018: Volkswagen to expand the Atlas family

The Atlas Cross Sport Concept is nothing more than what a 5-seater large Atlas would, or is that, will look like? Meant to compete more with the likes of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Cross Sport Concept would bridge the gap between the Tiguan...

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review

2018 Volkswagen Alltrack
For a society hell-bent on wanting to be unique and special, I find that we’re seriously lacking in originality. I’m referring to our lust for crossover vehicles. I say knowing, and understanding, full well that crossovers respond to the vast majority of all our...

Gorgeous Volkswagen Arteon to get gorgeous-er

Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake
The Arteon, dubbed the spiritual successor to the CC, née Passat CC, is stunning. All angles are good on this car, from the lovely wheels right up to the swept-back roofline. Take a few moments and look through some pictures of the car. Now, you’re...

Geneva Auto Show 2018: The Volkswagen school bus

VW School Bus
Imagine yourself being 8 years old again. Wouldn’t you have loved to see this thing pull up to your house to take you to school? No wonder Volkswagen is calling it the Cool Bus. We love everything about this thing. We love that it’s autonomous...

The Brief: 2018 Volkswagen Passat R-Line

2018 Volkswagen Passat R-Line
Large midsize sedan for those who want one I’m no data freak but I enjoy looking at sales numbers and extrapolating obvious conclusions. When I picked up the 2018 Passat, I figured sales figures were dismal for this car so when I got home, I...