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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, …
Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Passat: New Heart, Old Bones
The Passat has been around in its current form since the 2012 model year, and received little changes since its debut. It’s built in the United States, and is actually a different car—a bigger car—than the Passat sold in Europe, seeking to please a market that prefers larger vehicles. When …

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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 …
ElectricVolkswagen to Install Ultra-Fast Electric Vehicle Chargers in Canada
Realizing like Tesla that electric vehicle acceptance depends largely on the ability for drivers to easily find a charging station and charge the battery in a short enough amount of time, Volkswagen Group Canada has just launched “Electrify Canada,” a new company that will build an ultra-fast direct current (DC) …
NewsNo T-Roc or T-Cross: When Will Volkswagen Finally Offer a Small SUV?
As you’ve probably observed, sub-compact SUVs and crossovers are by far one of the most popular segments of the auto industry right now, both on the mainstream side and the luxury side. These vehicles are popping up everywhere across the land and it’s easy to understand why: With gas prices …
NewsCanadian Courts Approve Nationwide Class Settlement for 3.0L Diesel Vehicles
Volkswagen and Canadian class counsel announced today that the Québec and Ontario Courts have now both granted approval of the nationwide class settlement to resolve consumer claims in Canada regarding approximately 20,000 affected 3.0L diesel vehicles. The approved settlement provides for cash payments and other benefits to eligible owners and …
New YorkVolkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Concept Unveiled in New York
NEW YORK CITY – Volkswagen will add a new model to its expanding SUV lineup in North America next year, and it will look pretty much like the concept shown today at the New York Auto Show. The Atlas Cross Sport Concept is obviously based on the six- or seven-passenger …

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Motoring TV
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 …