Tag: Volkswagen

‘I’m in charge’ – meet Hyundai’s new Ioniq EV brand

Hyundai has launched Ioniq – its new electric car sub-brand. Following in the tyre tracks of Volvo with Polestar and Volkswagen’s ID line-up, the South Korean company says it will debut three Ioniq EVs over the next four years, starting in early 2021 with Ioniq 5 – a compact crossover. […]

Most Fuel Efficient 5 Year Old Cars

In the last decade, the auto industry has responded to consumer demands for more fuel-efficient vehicles with a variety of technological solutions. These have included innovations like direct fuel injection, turbocharging, and engines and transmissions with low-friction internal components. And then, of course, there are hybrid drive systems, which save […]

Here’s how Volkswagen plans to turn itself into the world’s largest EV maker

Volkswagen intends to re-assert itself as builder of the people’s car, now with electric propulsion, so it’s probably fitting that the company plans to do so with rear-drive, rear-motor vehicles — just like the original Beetle. In the wake of Dieselgate, and maybe partly because of Dieselgate, Germany’s largest car builder is ready to unleash […]

The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas rolls in with 8 attributes you’ll love… as well as a significant shortcoming

There was time when minivans were the only choice considered by parents seeking the roomiest family transportation. However, while minivans are high on versatility, they are woefully low on style, and many of today’s moms and dads seek fresher alternatives. That’s where three-row crossover SUVs come in. These beasts offer […]

Ratings and Review: With the 2018 Tiguan, Volkswagen swaps sporty performance for spacious packaging

Americans have been SUV-crazy for more than 25 years. That’s right. Ford irrevocably altered the automotive universe with the original 1991 Explorer, and then five years later both Subaru and Toyota created the modern crossover with the 1996 Outback and RAV4. Volkswagen apparently missed this trend. Sure, there was the […]