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2020 VW Jetta GLI Will Reportedly Be Unveiled In Chicago

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is off to a slow start, but the model could see renewed interest thanks to the unveiling of the Jetta GLI. Autoblog is reporting the performance-oriented model will be debut at the Chicago Auto Show which kicks off on February 7th. This isn’t too surprising as previous reports have suggested the …

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All-New 2020 VW Golf Mk8 Filmed In South Africa?

Volkswagen only recently started dropping teaser images of the 2020 Golf Mk8, despite the car being in an advanced testing phase. Nonetheless, it appears that it was already spied testing somewhere in South Africa, and with no camouflage on mind you. So, could we be really be looking at the 2020 Volkswagen Golf? Or is …

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VW ID R Electric Racer Could Challenge Nürburgring Overall Lap Record

Volkswagen is reportedly planning to break the current Nürburgring Nordschleife electric car record with its four-wheel-drive ID R prototype. If the automaker’s data simulations are right, the ID R could even be in the cards for the outright lap record on the “Green Hell.” According to a report from Autocar, Volkswagen Motorsport has booked the …

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1966 Beetle Gets A Free Restoration From VW USA After 350,000 Miles Of Daily Use

Kathleen Brooks bought her Beetle in December 1966 and used it ever since as her daily driver. Nicnamed ‘Annie’, the red Beetle has racked up more than 350,000 miles over 51 years, with Brooks still using it to get to work. When VW North America heard about Kathleen and her Beetle, they offered to restore …

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Volkswagen Says It Can Build 15 Million EVs Using The MEB Platform

Volkswagen is taking its new-found commitment to electric vehicles very seriously and recently claimed that it can build up to 15 million EVs on its new MEB platform, Reuters reports. Of course, that won’t come cheap, so the German car manufacturer will invest in excess of $12.5 billion into electrification and autonomous tech by 2023. …

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New Volkswagen Polo GTI Has Everything But The Fun Factor

The new-gen Volkswagen Polo was unveiled last year, and it’s topped by the GTI, which still challenges the likes of the Renault Clio RS and Ford Fiesta ST. Slotting in the brand’s lineup between the Up! GTI and Golf GTI, the new Polo GTI uses its bigger sibling’s engine, albeit with less power. The 2.0-liter …

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2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport Aims To Be The Mainstream Audi Q8

Volkswagen introduced the Atlas Cross Sport concept at the New York Auto Show earlier this year and a prototype of the production model has been spotted in China. Posted by Autohome, the pictures reveal the production model will closely echo the concept as the only noticeable changes are a more conservative rear bumper and door …

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2019 Volkswagen e-Up! Costs Less In The UK Yet Gets More Standard Features

Volkswagen has reduced the starting price of the e-Up! in the United Kingdom, where the car can now be had from £23,115 ($29,579/€25,993). The recommended retail price (OTR) drops to £19,615 ($25,100/€22,058) with the Government Plug-In Car Grant. According to the automaker, this represents a saving of £2,935 ($3,756/€3,300) over the previous list price, and …

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2022 Volkswagen Amarok: Envisaging A Ford Ranger-Based Truck For America And Beyond

It’s currently one of the most intensely discussed topics in automotive circles: the ongoing partnership talks between Volkswagen and Ford, which include collaborative efforts in the commercial vehicle segment and beyond. As it stands, both companies would benefit greatly from reduced development costs and better traction in markets where neither do well. Initially commercial vans …

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German Court Orders VW To Reimburse 2012 Golf TDI Owner Full €30,000 Purchase Price

The ghosts of the Dieselgate scandal are still haunting the VW Group and it looks like they won’t be going away anytime soon. The latest news in the seemingly never-ending affair is a court ruling from Germany that could prove catastrophic for the automaker if other courts adopt it. According to the Augsburg civil court’s …