Sep 19, 2015
What can you say of the shocking news that Volkswagen devised – and, then, even more embarrassingly, employed – a super-sneaky software hack to make it appear to U.S. government regulators that 482,000 diesel engines it sold here were less polluting than they actually were?
May 27, 2015
"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."
Jan 13, 2015
Volkswagen wants to be the world's top volume carmaker by 2018. Will it happen? Not if they keep cranking out SUVs and neglecting the unusually efficient, well-made small cars that made them popular in the U.S. when they first arrived.
Nov 16, 2014
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.
Sep 19, 2014
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.