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Test Drives2018 Volkswagn Golf Alltrack: The Veedub SUV
In North America, Volkswagen struck gold with the recent launch of the Atlas midsize SUV and the redesigned compact Tiguan , as both racking up strong sales numbers. Surfing on that wave of success, the brand also announced another SUV, the five-passenger and midsize …
Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: If you Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em
If North-American consumers want compact SUVs that feature lots of interior space and don’t care too much about driving dynamics, Volkswagen was missing the mark with its first-generation Tiguan. The latter was often described as the “Volkswagen GTI of SUVs,” which was actually pretty accurate. However, over the years, the …
First Drives2020 Volkswagen Passat: New Wardrobe
MARICOPA, Arizona – Under the desert sun of Arizona, there’s a place where all the Volkswagen models we drive are hot-weather tested. A place that isn’t open to the public, and since there is no signage whatsoever, it could pass as a top-secret government site. It’s only the second time …
Spotlight on2020 Volkswagen Passat: We’re Heading to Arizona
The Car Guide is on its way to sunny Arizona in order to get a first peek at the totally redesigned, 2020 Volkswagen Passat . The North-American version of the midsize sedan is in its final testing stages at the German brand’s proving grounds, and that’s where we’ll get to …
Special EventsWolfsburg's Autostadt: Fantasy Island for Cars
In Northern Germany lies the city of Wolfsburg. It's one of the younger destinations in Germany, founded only in 1938 specifically to house Volkswagen factory workers in order to build the upcoming Beetle. This isn't the place for old churches, cobblestone or renaissance architecture; its city name and history are …
Special EventsVolkswagen's Future Looks Bright
Throughout the 20th century, headlights were secondary to the vehicle purchase with focus placed on performance and other design attributes. Nowadays, an attention to detail towards headlights goes well beyond its circular, square, horizontally sleek, or even vertical shape. The switch from Halogen to Xenon to LEDs and even the …
Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Atlas: Conquering America
Although the Volkswagen Touareg was an excellent midsize SUV, it might have been a little too European—and expensive—to attract North American families into the brand’ product portfolio. Based on the same architecture as the Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7, the Touareg’s bones were solid, its off-road capacities were good, and …
BlogThe 40 Colours of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R
Both manufacturers and consumers don’t often take risks when it comes to choosing paint colour choices for their vehicles—especially in North America. For popular mainstream models, we’re usually limited to a few shades of grey, white and black, and sometimes, a red, a blue or a brown. Or beige. However, …

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TorontoThe 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Appears at the Toronto Auto Show
The performance-infused variant of the Jetta compact sedan made its official debut at the Chicago Auto Show last week, and this week, it’s on display in Toronto. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI is totally redesigned, and borrows the Golf GTI’s powertrain, which consists of a turbocharged, 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Volkswagen Golf
In order to help consumers make the right purchase decision when shopping for a new vehicle, the team of journalists at The Car Guide publishes its yearly Best Buy awards in a slew of categories, including the compact-car segment. The latter remains a popular one, despi…
GenevaVolkswagen Will Present a Fully Electric Dune Buggy in Geneva
In the 60s and 70s, numerous dune buggies appeared in America—especially in California—based on the Volkswagen Beetle’s architecture. These doorless and topless cars were fitted with big wheels to leisurely stroll down beaches or have a little fun in the area’s sand dunes. As a tribute to these dune buggies, …
DetroitHere’s the 2020 Volkswagen Passat
The Detroit Motor Show surprised us this year. We were expecting to see endless SUVs, but the unveiling of a Mustang Shelby GT500 and Toyota Supra proved us wrong. We’ve also seen that the sedan is not dead, with Volkswagen pulling the curtain back on the all-new 2020 Passat. We …
NewsVolkswagen to Expand Plant in Tennessee for Their Upcoming EV Onslaught
German automaker Volkswagen will invest USD$800 million in their existing facility in Chattanooga in order to build electric vehicles for the North-American market. According to the company, this expansion will create 1,000 additional jobs at the plan and more for outside suppliers. “The US is one of the most important …
NewsVolkswagen I.D. Electric: It’s Coming with a 550-km Range
Earlier this year, we showed you a concept car at the Geneva auto show called the Volkswagen I.D. VIZZION , one among an entire family of upcoming electric vehicles. Well, one of these cars has evolved into an actual driving machine, and it’s coming a lot faster than you can …
NewsVolkswagen's Next Generation of Combustion Engines Could be its Last
With the inevitable arrival of electric vehicles from all carmakers, the faith of the good old internal combustion engine, which continues to power the vast majority of cars and trucks on the road, looks bleak. Volkswagen has been clear and concise about this: its next generation of gasoline engines will …

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta - Motoring TV
We keep hearing cars are history, but the Jetta is turning 40 and VW is convinced it just keeps getting better, especiaaly now that the Jetta shares the same platform as its cool sibling the Golf. We got our first drive at the North American launch. For more stories about …
2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 20
Drive 55 seniors refresher driving course 2001 Lexus IS300 Jaguar F-Type steering wheel can alert you to tire or brake issues 2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4Motion air filters Jim Kenzie on senior citizens behind the wheel.
Motoring TV
Test Drive: The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
"It is an imposing piece that is both eye catching and functional" So says Graeme about the new Atlas, as Volkswagen hopes to get a piece of the ever growing lucrative crossover market in North America. For more stories about the Volkswagen Atlas, hit the link - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/makes/volkswagen/atlas/2018/ To watch …
2003
Motoring TV 2003 Episode 25
Cameron Hood and 1987 Volvo 2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 parking on steep incline Doggie K9 do's and don'ts of washing your engine SLP joins Ford Jim Kenzie on the popularity of drive thrus.
2004
Motoring TV 2004 Episode 2
Mitsubishi Galant 2004 Volkswagen Toureg Porsche 911 Turbo diagnosing brake wear cell phones and gas stations don't mix …