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How Green Was My Volkswagen

How would it feel to eat a meal 40 times larger -- or drink a beer forty times bigger -- than what you’d ordered or what doctors, scientists and government regulators recommended? And then to realize you've been tricked into doing it?

The VW Betrayal: Car Talk Interviews Dan Neil

One of our favorite automotive journalists, and favorite writers, Dan Neil from the WSJ gives us his thoughts so far on the VW betrayal.

I bought a 2015 VW diesel. I also suffer from Asthma. Boy, am I ticked off.

Pass the Ventolin and—oh, one other thing—F*&% You, VW. Car Talk's Senior Web Lackey on VW's massive diesel deceit.

E-Golf Revisited: 2200 Miles Later

Has the e-Golf managed to win over a skeptic? Jamie Kitman checks in 2200 miles later.

The E-Golf Test Drive

"Nor should we forget that whatever the naysayers might think, moving emissions to a remote location that’s not directly in another motorist’s face is a signal good and positive courtesy in its own right. To test this proposition, ask yourself: would I, riding on an airplane, like to be sitting next to the guy who’s cutting mega-farts or at the other end of the cabin? I rest my case."

On the Horn: VW's CEO on the Company's Golf-Flavored Future

Michael Horn is charged with resuscitating Volkswagen's fortunes in the U.S., and he's leading with the new Golf, plus SUVs and compact/mid-sized cars.

Five Reasons VW Should Bring Back the Bus

Absolutely not, says VW, at least not right now. But we think they should reconsider! Five reasons why, right here. 

Forget that SUV: Five Great Alternatives

Wish the high-center-of-gravity, low MPG SUV would just… go away? It’s not going to. But, here are some much better options, in our opinion.

The Beetle and the Mouse That Roared

Fiat's 500 Abarth is a noisy little beast, and the Beetle GSR is--despite wild graphics--a more refined affair.

What's Shaking Brian's Jetta?

Brian's 2005 VW Jetta has a wobble in the front-end suspension. He's checked pretty much everything, the CV joints and axles, the tie rods, the struts and mounts, the tires. Can Tom and Ray tell him what he forgot to look at?


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