The 84th Geneva International Motor Show in 2014 set the perfect stage for the unveiling of a new Volkswagen Polo lineup with more charisma than ever before. These models showed up with new technology and features for a more exciting driving experience. The world premiere included the new Polo TSI BlueMotion, Polo TDI BlueMotion, Polo BlueGT, and CrossPolo models.
The Volkswagen Group is an official vehicle partner of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia that officially start this week. VW is celebrating the event with an incredible special edition Amarok they built over a year ago to promote their presence at the Olympics in the most remote regions in Russia.
The auto industry and Volkswagen enthusiasts alike have had an eye on VW America over the last half of the year, wondering if they’ll meet their 2013 goal of 100,000 TDI sales, and they’re revealing that they’ve actually surpassed that figure.
Volkswagen’s UK division has teamed up with Underworld, a veteran dance music act, to produce a new kind of smartphone app for the Golf GTI. The mobile app takes a totally new approach to the music/car listening and driving experience — it generates music based on the way you drive.
The annual SEMA shows are premier auto specialty product trade events that attract industry insiders and media professionals from all around the world. These shows attract the industry’s best designers and their creations — and while it’s mainly dominated by domestic models, the Volkswagen concepts and displays held their own in 2013. Here are the show stealing highlights from this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas.
There’s always been a demand for racing that the average enthusiast drivers could afford to enjoy. After watching Formula Vee racing take off in the USA in the 60’s, Dr. Ferry Porsche and race director Huschke von Hanstein set about bringing the Formula Junior-inspired series and its unique VW-powered open-wheel race cars to Europe.
It seems everybody is looking to save a buck these days including mechanics and do-it-yourself car owners. With cheap aftermarket parts abound, is it a good idea to cut corners and buy them? Nope. Here’s why.
The almost dead and forgotten compact truck market in the U.S. could get an infusion of excitement with the introduction of the VW Amarok. More rumors abound about its possible introduction.
It’s not every day that you find an imported VW pickup, checker-board themed VW bug or race-ready Golf R sitting together in the same parking lot outside of Denver. Yet that is exactly what the Dubs Along the Rockies car show in Parker, CO, gives you. This eclectic mix of street racer inspired cars to fully restored VW bugs is a great way to show all the different offerings VW has.
Driving around with a lit service light can be nerve racking to say the least. These “dummy” lights can be tripped for a variety of reasons and it isn’t always obvious what caused it. If you have found the problem and fixed it, the light doesn’t always automatically turn off. Here are some steps to reset the VW Golf service light.
Volkswagen USA has announced plans to use a new, more fuel efficient diesel engine that will push the Golf, Beetle, Passat and Jetta to get improved fuel economy. Very nice, VW. Very nice!
Most cars like the VW Jetta have headlights that allow for moderate adjustment. Taking the time to get the headlights adjusted properly will ensure you are maximizing the light they provide. Adjusting the lights is a relatively straightforward process, here are the steps.
When your VW key isn’t working properly, it can be very annoying. Quite often, this problem is related to a dead battery and can be fixed rather quickly. Getting this problem addressed will save you a ton of hassle. Here is a list of steps to fix the problem.
The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid engine has for the 7th straight time been awarded the “Engine of the Year” at the International Engine Technology Competition. VW also won the “Best New Engine Award” for the best engine development of the past 12 months. That’s a lot of praise!
Most people have seen vehicles on the road at one time or another that caused them to do a double-take. The VW Beetle pickup is surely in that class.
Built from the new generation of Beetles, it looks pretty much like you would expect, but at the same time it’s definitely something you’d like to get an up-close-and-personal look at if you had the chance.
Any navigation system is only as good as its last update. Each year, thousands of miles of new roads are built or changed. If your VW system is outdated, you could be lead on a longer drive than necessary or even to a dead-end. Updating your VW navigation system is often a quick operation, here are the steps you will need to follow.
During yesterday’s NY International Auto Show, VW enthusiasts were understandably excited to see the US-spec 2015 Golf and Golf GTI.
While the vehicles themselves aren’t new (they’re the same as the Euro-spec Golfs, which have been seen at Eurpoean auto shows for a few months now), the announced engine specs were absolutely newsworthy.