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VW Beach Buggy Concept Headed to Geneva Motor Show

Late last month, we wrote about how Volkswagen’s Christmas card to dealers hinted there might be something cool in the product pipeline — and now we know what it is. As the yuletide image suggests, it’s a modern VW beach buggy. Unfortunately, it’s just a concept at this point, and we won’t even get a full look at this dream machine until it debuts at the Geneva Motor Show in March. That said, we know that Volkswagen is ambitiously aiming to put 15 million electric cars on the road, and…

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta SE Featured Test Drive Reviews Volkswagen 

Upscale Fun: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta SE Test Drive Review

As it usually goes, our first test drive review of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta had us sampling one of the compact sedan’s higher trim levels, the SEL – the second-highest version of the Jetta after the SEL Premium trim with some impressive class-exclusive features. Even the lower trims come well equipped, though, which we found out with our seat time in the Jetta SE. How does this decontented seventh-generation Jetta stack up against its compact sedan rivals like the Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra? We spent a week…

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Christmas Card Hints Volkswagen is Planning a Beach Buggy

Fans of the iconic Volkswagen bus have been being teased with a modern replacement for two decades, and with the electric I.D. Buzz concept headed to showrooms in 2020, it looks like they’ll finally get their wish. And if the Christmas card the company sent out is any indication, it looks like even more cool retro-themed product is on the way — possibly including a new version of the beach buggy. The tech that will be behind all the retro designs is Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive Matrix platform, which is designed to…

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas R-Line Featured Test Drive Reviews Volkswagen 

One Big VW: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas R-Line Test Drive

As nice as the new Jetta and Tiguan are, the most important addition to Volkswagen’s lineup has been the American-made Atlas, which gives VW an ever-important three-row crossover. We’ve already been quite impressed by the SE and SEL Premium trim levels of this crossover, but both of those were equipped with 4Motion all-wheel drive. Looking around at this segment, one of the more important factors for success is the amount of variety offered to buyers, so this time around we were able to sample the front-wheel-drive 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SEL…

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Volkswagen Could Put 15 Million Electric Cars on the Road

It’s no secret that electric cars are the future. Right now, they’re still relatively rare, but even a cursory glance at the news shows that the biggest names in business are working hard to bring them to the masses. That fact was made even more clear this morning, when Volkswagen told Reuters that its new MEB platform could put 15 million green machines on the road. While the report was very brief, it also indicated that VW is putting its money where its mouth is, and will be dumping $12.5 billion…

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