Tag: Volkswagen

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Air Flow Sensors Can Send Several Messages
Aug 03, 2017

Air Flow Sensors Can Send Several Messages

Dear Car Talk

The problem with this VW's air-sensor could be simple fix, or could signal impending doom for the engine.

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A Pricey AC Fix Might Become Cheaper with an Easy Test
Jul 06, 2017

A Pricey AC Fix Might Become Cheaper with an Easy Test

Dear Car Talk

The dealership said Cynthia needed $1500 in repairs to make her VW's AC work again. Additional testing might save her some serious bucks.

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May 02, 2017

If It Can Make It Here: The New Volkswagen e-Golf in Manhattan

Jim Motavalli

VW updated its electric e-Golf with more power and range. Since EVs are supposed to be city cars, I took it into the maelstrom that is Times Square.

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Leave the top up or down?
Mar 09, 2017

Leave the Top Up or Down When Storing a Convertible?

Dear Car Talk

Frances has a VW convertible stored inside for months at a time. Should the top stay up or down?

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Dog camping in a camper van
Aug 09, 2016

A Man, a Plan, a Van . . . a Can(ine)?

FIDO Blog

Life in a 1987 Vanagon with two humans and one dog. 

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Compensation for European VW owners
Jun 27, 2016

VW Cops a Plea

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

The end to an ordeal endured by close to half a million American purchasers of Volkswagen turbo-diesel engines may draw to something like a close in federal court tomorrow, but it may not feel like it to all owners.

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buying a diesel vehicle
Mar 11, 2016

Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Diesel?

Guest Bloggers

Values of used diesles have tanked lately - does that mean now is a good time to buy? 

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2016 Volkswagen e-Golf
Feb 17, 2016

E-Golf Extended Test: Can It Hack a New York Winter?

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Volkswagen -- the company -- has 99 problems, conservatively speaking. But VW’s electric car, that is to say the silk blue metallic e-Golf SEL premium we’ve been testing for the past eight months and 11,080 miles, isn’t one of them.  

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VW Microbus
Jan 18, 2016

Five Things We Wish VW Got Right with the BUDD-e "Microbus" Concept

Craig Fitzgerald

Volkswagen announced the BUDD-e concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It's supposed to be the modern Microbus, but that's really not what it is.

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Dec 15, 2015

One More Time, the Return of VW's Microbus

Jim Motavalli

An electric Microbus-like concept vehicle will be shown at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas next month, and some think it could turn into a full-fledged production vehicle, in multiple versions. But it may not be a minivan, and it might not happen at all.  

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