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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 …
Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack: Please Buy One
If you find my headline a little desperate, that’s because the car you see here, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, is under serious threat. People aren’t buying cars anymore. The phenomenon has become so major that some carmakers, such as Ford, have given up on selling automobiles altogether. Within the …
First Drives2019 Volkswagen Jetta: Lucky Seven
RALEIGH, North Carolina – The Jetta is an important car for Volkswagen, especially in Canada where it was their bread-and-butter model for a long time. Since it first launched in 1978, more than 600,000 units have been sold in our market. Of course, the brand’s SUVs are now the hot …
Spotlight on2019 Volkswagen Jetta: We’re Driving it This Week
Over the years, a lot has been said and written about the current Jetta. Introduced for the 2011 model year, the sixth-generation Jetta let loose on the North-American market was equipped with a torsion beam rear suspension, drum rear brakes, a low-tech 115-horsepower engine and a hard plastic dashboard, among …
Special EventsWinter Driving According to Volkswagen
SACACOMIE, Quebec – It took me a while to understand why Volkswagen Canada had invited journalists and members of the media to Sacacomie Hotel, in Quebec. We were proposed a drive on a frozen lake, followed by a casual country road trip. At first glance, the whole program seemed like …
Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Passat: Straight Arrow
Could there be a more cutthroat segment in the industry than the midsize sedan one? The midsize crossover segment could also be one, but I find the sedan market to be particularly intense and we’ve seen several automakers just pull out entirely. If the product isn’t stellar, it stands no …
First Drives2019 Volkswagen Jetta: First Drive
MARICOPA, Arizona – All you need to do is look at the numbers to understand how important the Jetta sedan is to the Volkswagen brand. More than 16 million have been sold worldwide since its inception in 1980. This year, more than 108,000 units have been sold in the United …

News

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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 …
New YorkVolkswagen will Unveil "Another" SUV at the New York Auto Show
With the Atlas hanging around, a now-updated Tiguan, and the eventual arrival of something sub-compact based on the T-Roc—not forgetting the Golf SportWagen Alltrack—you’d think Volkswagen has all the SUVs it needs to tackle the current sport utility tsunami that’s flooding the industry. Turns out Volkswagen thinks otherwise, because at …
GenevaVolkswagen I.D. VIZZION Concept: It’s Serious Stuff!
A few weeks ago, we presented a preview of the Volkswagen I.D. VIZZION concept, a fully electric and autonomous car which will be entirely deprived of a steering wheel. As a concept, the idea was original, but it was hard to take this thing seriously, especially as a viable solution.
GenevaVolkswagen I.D. VIZZION Concept: The Family’s Growing!
Anyone remember the I.D. family of electric vehicles Volkswagen presented at the Frankfurt and Los Angeles auto shows? Well, a new member will join that family in Geneva: the I.D. VIZZION concept. Sedan Proportions Volkswagen says the VIZZION represents the next step in autonomous and electric technology and gets closer …
Toronto2019 Volkswagen Arteon Finally Confirmed for Canada!
Unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show last year, the Arteon midsize sedan, or four-door coupe, is already on sale in Europe, but the U.S. and Canadian markets had yet to decide if they wanted to add it to their product lineups. Well, the Arteon made its North-American debut at this …

Videos

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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 …
2005
Motoring TV 2005 Episode 21
Porsche SUV safety 2006 VW Jetta cooling system and hot weather world's largest collection of motorcycles reduce wear on manual transmission SUV's guzzle too much gas - but a 500hp sedan is OK?
Motoring TV
Throwback Thursday: 2013 Golf GTI Love- In
Since 1981 the small village of Worthersee Austria has played host to close to 200,000 from around the world who come here to pay homage to the Volkswagen Golf GTI We had a chance to visit back in 2013. (The segment originally aired on Motoring TV 2013 episode #1) ***Watch …