Tag: VW

Volkswagen Pleads Guilty, Canucks Hand Wolfsburg a Record Bill

While it absolutely pales in comparison to the fines levied in the United States, Volkswagen will still have to fork over a pile to appease the Canadians. This week, the automaker pleaded guilty to 60 charges relating to its deception of regulators and consumers with emissions-rigged diesel vehicles. While $196.5 million sounds like small potatoes […]

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Where Your Author Spends Dollars on a Mexican Wagon

<img data-attachment-id="1705614" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/where-your-author-spends-dollars-on-a-mexican-wagon/20191221_150323/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878.jpg" data-orig-size="2150,1700" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.9","credit":"","camera":"SM-J337A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1576939137","copyright":"","focal_length":"2.91","iso":"40","shutter_speed":"0.00018900018900019","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen" data-image-description=" Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878-443×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878-610×482.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1705614 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878-610×482.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”482″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878-610×482.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878-75×59.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878-443×350.jpg 443w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878-768×607.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191221_150323-e1579393234878-120×95.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>All of you have shared in my car shopping experience, which began at the end of 2019. Starting […]

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New VW Golf R, GTI, GTI TCR, GTD And GTE Power Outputs Allegedly Leaked

Volkswagen has been doing a poor job at keeping the performance versions of the eighth-gen Golf under wraps, but we cannot complain. After the leaked picture showing the back end of the GTI, we now get another image that puts the spotlight on the Golf’s entire performance lineup. Shared online by CocheSpias, the alleged road […]

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VW Sending Off Mk7 Golf R With Custom-Painted Final Edition Down Under

Volkswagen is giving the Mk7.5 Golf R a colorful send-off in Australia with a ‘Final Edition’ version. Limited to 450 units, the VW Golf R Final Edition will feature several styling and equipment upgrades when it reaches Australian dealerships in May 2020. 150 of those models will be even more exclusive as they’ll get access […]

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Volkswagen To Buy 20% Of Chinese Battery Maker Guoxuan

Volkswagen is readying to purchase a 20 percent stake in Chinese electric vehicle battery manufacturer Guoxuan, sources tell Reuters. It is understood that the car manufacturer intends on acquiring the stake in the publically-traded battery maker through a discounted private share placement in the coming weeks. Guoxuan has a current market capitalization of $2.8 billion […]

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Volkswagen Boss: Move Faster, or Go the Way of a Second-rate Phone Maker

<img data-attachment-id="1624256" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/05/u-s-gives-volkswagens-new-boss-safe-passage-guarantee/volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_north_american_strategy-large-7891/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496.jpg" data-orig-size="3712,2349" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Herbert Diess Jetta 2017" data-image-description=" Volkswagen ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-450×285.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1624256 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg” alt=”Herbert Diess Jetta 2017″ width=”610″ height=”386″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-610×386.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-450×285.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-768×486.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Volkswagen_makes_rapid_progress_in_realigning_its_North_American_strategy-Large-7891-e1525706387496-120×76.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Nokia isn’t having a good day, what with Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess likening it to […]

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Six Additional Volkswagen Employees Now Face Dieselgate Charges

<img data-attachment-id="679506" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/review-2014-volkswagen-passat-tdi-with-video/passat-tdi-engine-3/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Passat-TDI-engine-e1482180194272.jpg" data-orig-size="1500,1000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark II","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1342712283","copyright":"","focal_length":"24","iso":"320","shutter_speed":"0.025","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Passat TDI engine, Picture Courtesy of Volkswagen" data-image-description=" Passat TDI engine, Picture Courtesy of Volkswagen ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Passat-TDI-engine-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Passat-TDI-engine-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-679506 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Passat-TDI-engine-610×407.jpg” alt=”Passat TDI engine, Picture Courtesy of Volkswagen” width=”610″ height=”407″> The fallout from a scandal that broke in September 2015 after percolating for […]

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2020 Volkswagen Passat S Rental Review – Big and Basic

<img data-attachment-id="1704426" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/2020-volkswagen-passat-s-rental-review-big-and-basic/20200108_143043/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260.jpg" data-orig-size="3264,2015" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.9","credit":"","camera":"SM-J337A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1578493843","copyright":"","focal_length":"2.91","iso":"40","shutter_speed":"0.0013717421124829","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="2020 Volkswagen Passat S" data-image-description=" Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260-450×278.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260-610×377.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1704426 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260-610×377.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”377″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260-610×377.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260-75×46.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260-450×278.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260-768×474.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20200108_143043-e1578522092260-120×74.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>When your author’s 2019 Golf SportWagen (to be revealed soon) went into the shop for warranty work after […]

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Junkyard Find: 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle

<img data-attachment-id="1704748" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/junkyard-find-1973-volkswagen-super-beetle-2/00-1973-volkswagen-super-beetle-in-california-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1973-Volkswagen-Super-Beetle-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1973 VW Super Beetle in California junkyard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1973 VW Super Beetle in California junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1973-Volkswagen-Super-Beetle-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1973-Volkswagen-Super-Beetle-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1704748″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1973-Volkswagen-Super-Beetle-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1973 VW Super Beetle in California junkyard, LH front view – […]

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