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NewsVolkswagen Arteon to be Axed, Is the Jetta Next?
Following the standard Golf hatchback and the Passat midsize sedan, another Volkswagen car is about to get the axe. The elegant Arteon , a large, coupe-style sedan, will not be back either when the current generation comes to an end, likely in 2023. The report comes from Automotive News , …
On this day in history: December 1
  • 1913: Ford introduces continuous assembly line
  • 1913: Openning of the world's first purpose-built drive-in gas station in Pittsburg, PA
  • 1914: Maserati established in Bologna, Italy
News315-hp Volkswagen Tiguan R Makes Us Very Jealous
Volkswagen has just launched its most powerful compact SUV to date… for Europe. Essentially an eighth-gen Golf R in the body of an SUV, the new Tiguan R is a 315-horsepower model that accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 4.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 250 km/h. These …
ElectricConfirmed: Volkswagen ID.4 Matches Its Estimated Range
Unveiled in September, Volkswagen’s all-new electric SUV, called ID.4 , will arrive in Canada early next summer (in very limited numbers at first), but there are still a few details to clarify. Most importantly, are the 400 kilometres of range promised by the automaker an accurate estimate? We now have …
NewsVolkswagen Passat to be Eliminated in 2023
Despite a relatively significant update for 2020, the Volkswagen Passat lacks modern flair and appeal when compared to many rivals, as we quickly found out in our latest test drive. The time, sadly, has come to move on. Well, guess what? That’s exactly what the German automaker is about to …
New Models2022 Volkswagen Golf R Unveiled With 315 Hp, Drift Mode and More
Are you bummed that the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf won’t be coming to Canada after all? If you’re a performance enthusiast, the new 2022 Golf R that officially makes its debut today should easily make up for it. Once again manufactured in Wolfsburg, Germany, it will go on sale in late …
RecallsOver 33,000 VW Jettas Recalled in Canada for Possible Fuel Leak
The Volkswagen Jetta is being targeted by a recall due to a possible fuel leak. A bit more than 250,000 units are affected in North America including 33,414 in Canada. The good news is that the current-generation Jetta is not part of the recall, which instead focuses on 2016 and …
News2022 Volkswagen Golf R to Debut Soon and We Can’t Wait!
The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf is not coming to Canada in base trim and this is sad news for a lot of people. The silver lining, at least for performance enthusiasts, is the return of the Golf GTI and Golf R. The former was unveiled virtually last winter, while the latter …
New ModelsAll-new 2022 Volkswagen Taos is More Than a Golf Replacement
Volkswagen has long hesitated to offer a small SUV below the Tiguan in North America (the Golf Alltrack notwithstanding) and it recently decided not to bring the eighth-generation Golf to our shores, but the company is confident that the all-new 2022 Taos that was officially unveiled on Tuesday night will …
NewsVolkswagen Taos to Introduce All-new Turbo Engine
Volkswagen ’s upcoming subcompact SUV, called Taos , will be powered by an all-new turbocharged engine when it goes on sale in the summer of 2021, the automaker has confirmed. More specifically, we’re talking about a 1.5-litre four-cylinder rated at 158 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It’s a variant …
Electric2021 Volkswagen ID.4 to Arrive in Canada Early Next Summer
Volkswagen’s great big EV shift has begun. Some $50 billion will be invested by 2024 and no fewer than 75 all-electric models will debut globally by 2029. The Volkswagen ID.3 unveiled last year and now on sale in Europe technically kicked things off, but it’s the Volkswagen ID.4 that will …
New ModelsAll-electric Volkswagen ID.4 Finally Makes its Global Debut
The official world premiere of the new and highly anticipated Volkswagen ID.4 has finally arrived. This is the vehicle that will spearhead the German automaker’s next-generation EVs in North America because, you know, it’s a crossover. The pictures show the Euro-spec model, but as you can see, the ID.4 boasts …
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