Volkswagen News and Reviews


Volkswagen was founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front. The company is headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. The German automaker is most famous for building the “Beetle”, which is a pop culture icon today. Volkswagen has grown into the world’s biggest automaker. VW sold more than 65,000 vehicles in Canada in 2019, making them a top 10 manufacturer in Canada based on sales. Today, VW markets the Beetle, Jetta, Passat, Arteon, Atlas, Tiguan and many Golf variants (GTI, R, e-Golf, etc.).

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Volkswagen ID.4 is 2021 World Car of the Year

2021 World Car Award winners revealed in five categories via livestream

Auto Enthusiasts Auto Awards New Cars
Apr 20, 2021, 4:10 AM

VIDEO: Preview review of VW's game-changing new ID.4 EV

Volkswagen ID.4's mission is to become the fully-electric electric successor to the Golf Read More

New Cars Green Cars
Jan 15, 2021, 8:55 AM

Volkswagen produces thoroughly modern electric classic in e-BULLI

The 1966 T1 spent its life in California, so it was in good shape for conversion Read More

Green Cars Classic Cars
Mar 20, 2020, 4:00 AM

Volkswagen to introduce ID.4 electric crossover in New York

First ID model to be sold in North America will be built in new plant in the US Read More

Auto Shows Green Cars New Cars
Mar 3, 2020, 3:00 PM


VW goes on with Golf intro despite Geneva show cancellation

Golf GTI, GTE (hybrid), GTD (diesel) models were schedule for reveal at the show Read More

Auto Shows New Cars
Feb 28, 2020, 2:00 PM

Volkswagen touts its electric ambitions at the Petersen Museum

Volkswagen has one of the industry’s most ambitious EV plans and it wants everyone to know about it

Auto Enthusiasts Green Cars Auto Industry
Jan 17, 2020, 3:35 AM

New Volkswagen Golf makes it easy to keep your cool or to get hot

Smart Climate controls make it easy to call for instant temperature satisfaction

Auto Technology New Cars
Jan 16, 2020, 10:00 AM

Volkswagen collects data from road users to improve AD software

Data on the different types of Autobahn users will be collected by cameras

Autonomous Driving Car Safety
Jan 12, 2020, 5:30 PM


Volkswagen celebrates EV milestone, speeds up future sales targets

VW recently reached quarter-million mark in EV sales, plans to sell 1.5M by 2025

Green Cars Auto Industry
Jan 2, 2020, 4:30 PM

Volkswagen bids auf wiedersehen to Beetle in touching short film

Production includes pop culture references and cameos by Kevin Bacon and others.

Classic Cars Auto Industry
Dec 31, 2019, 1:30 PM

Volkswagen revolutionizes EV charging with mobile charger delivery

Self-driving robot takes over charging, towing a 25 kWh battery wagon to the EV

How have EV batteries evolved over the years? Considerably well

Today's batteries have improved on size, capacity and weight since the first EV

Green Cars Auto Technology
Dec 11, 2019, 4:30 PM


Volkswagen ID. Buggy beats luxury cars for coveted design award

Freedom and flexibility of EV design lauded for simplicity of dune buggy concept

Auto Awards Green Cars
Dec 9, 2019, 4:30 PM

Volkswagen to build EVs for North America at Chattanooga complex

Plant that currently builds Atlas and Passat will build electric SUV in 2022

Green Cars Auto Industry
Nov 18, 2019, 9:30 PM

Volkswagen's 2021 large electric car to debut as ID. concept in LA

ID. Space Vizzion a grand touring wagon, though company calls it a crossover

Auto Shows Future Cars Green Cars
Nov 7, 2019, 9:30 PM

Volkswagen continues logo redesigns with new R branding

Volkswagen created the R brand in 2002 to designate performance versions

Auto Industry Auto Enthusiasts
Oct 19, 2019, 5:30 PM


Meet the new VW Golf for 2020. It's different but sort of the same

VW has enhanced the strengths that have made Golf a worldwide top-seller

New Cars Auto Industry
Oct 16, 2019, 5:30 PM

Volkswagen offers old Beetles new life as electric cars

Volkswagen Group Components to supply electric components from VW’s e-up!

Auto Shows Classic Cars Green Cars
Sep 5, 2019, 1:30 PM

Volkswagen ID.3 electric car ready for its Frankfurt debut

Rear-drive ID.3 is a Golf-sized electric hatchback expected to market in 2020

Auto Shows Green Cars New Cars
Aug 31, 2019, 5:30 PM

Volkswagen California camper van goes digital

New California 6.1 will boast and wider stance and host of modernizations

New Cars Car Travel
Aug 2, 2019, 6:30 PM


VIDEO: Volkswagen ID.R sets EV lap record on Nurburgring

Record lap marks third record set by electric racecar in less than a year

Motor Sports Green Cars Future Cars
Jun 6, 2019, 5:30 PM

Volkswagen EV plant ramping up for late-year production

Zwickau plant will start ID.3 production in 2019; produce only EVs by 2021

Green Cars Auto Industry
May 11, 2019, 5:30 PM

Volkswagen looks at EV battery recycling

EV-batteries are one of the most expensive components of electric vehicles

Green Cars Auto Industry
May 10, 2019, 5:30 PM

Volkswagen exposes electronics in e-Golf

eGon is an e-Golf with exterior removed, to show complexity of electronics

Green Cars Future Cars
May 5, 2019, 5:30 PM


VW to engage disability groups early in vehicle design

Inclusion initiative addresses design of automated vehicle technologies

Volkswagen takes autonomous driving to the street

Volkswagen tests Level 4 autonomous driving in public traffic situations

Volkswagen puts a charge in the dune buggy

Concept electric dune buggy is a tribute to 1960s' modified beach vehicles

Future Cars Green Cars Auto Shows
Jan 30, 2019, 4:30 PM

Volkswagen takes orders on race-inspired GTI

285-hp Golf GTI TCR is named after Volkswagen’s touring car series racecar

Auto Shows New Cars
Jan 20, 2019, 4:30 PM


Volkswagen to unveil mobile charging station

Charging station uses same battery storage as Volkswagen’s new line of EVs

Green Cars Auto Industry Auto Technology
Dec 30, 2018, 4:30 PM

Volkswagen acquires connectivity company from Volvo

WirelessCar is regarded as a leading specialist in vehicle connectivity

Auto Technology Auto Industry
Dec 26, 2018, 4:30 PM

Volkswagen raises IQ on driver assist systems

VW will market its driver-assist technologies under a marketing umbrella

Auto Technology Autonomous Driving
Dec 18, 2018, 11:45 PM

15 sour new-car picks from Lemon-Aid

A list of new and late-model cars, trucks and SUVs better left on the lot

Car Buying New Cars
Dec 11, 2018, 11:30 AM


Volkswagen ready to enter pickup market with Tarok

Volkswagen concept recently unveiled in Brazil is ready for production

Future Cars Auto Shows
Nov 7, 2018, 4:30 PM

Volkswagen developing charging and energy ecosystem

By 2020, VW plans charging stations at all 4,000 European dealerships

Green Cars Auto Technology
Oct 6, 2018, 5:30 PM

The 15 most aerodynamic everyday cars

The lower the coefficient of drag, the better a car cuts through the air

Auto Industry Fuel Economy
Sep 25, 2018, 10:30 PM

Volkswagen gets Bulli on electric cargo van

Latest take on I.D. BUZZ update of MagicBus to appeal to commercial market


Volkswagen prepares Final Edition Beetle for send-off

Final Edition Beetles to be available in coupe and convertible bodystyles

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts
Sep 14, 2018, 5:30 PM

Beetles head home for birthday celebration

Beetle Sunshine Tour heads to Wolfsburg for New Beetle's 20th anniversary

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars
Sep 2, 2018, 6:30 PM

Volkswagen makes design virtuallty easier

All work now handled digitally to the benefit of Volkswagen’s workforce

Auto Technology Future Cars
Aug 12, 2018, 9:30 PM

We drive the unobtainable 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc

The bad news is, we won’t get the new T-Roc in North America. Pity!

New Cars
Nov 23, 2017, 9:35 AM