Road Test: 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Last Chance to Grab One of Our Favorites Unceremoniously, the press material for the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta said, “Jetta Hybrid no longer available.” Sure, the Jetta Hybrid has only found 560 homes through September 2016, but it’s difficult for me to understand that VW would kill it because the move is contradictory ... Read More...

Road Test: 2016 Volkswagen Golf TSI S

VW’s Seventh Generation Versatile Hatchback Forty-one years ago Volkswagen introduced the first Golf; over those four decades it has evolved and matured into the hatchback that all others in the segment are compared against. The 2016 Volkswagen Golf TSI is rated as a compact, but in reality it is a not-so-small car ... Read More...

Road Test: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Driving Fun, Yet Fuel-Efficient When You Want It Adding a turbocharger to a small displacement four-cylinder engine is becoming a popular pairing for car companies wanting to boost both power and fuel mileage. How about combining that with gasoline-electric hybrid technology? That’s what Volkswagen did with the Jetta Hybrid. While you won’t ... Read More...

The Legacy of Volkswagen Clean Diesel

What Clean Diesel Is & What It Is Not As I write this, the public Volkswagen TDI debacle is just beginning. The federal Environmental Protection Agency and California's Air Resources Board have presented their cases that Volkswagen AG (the parent of Volkswagen and Audi, among others) installed software that defeated the purpose ... Read More...

First Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf

Now Available Three Spiced-Up Versions–Gas, Diesel or Electric If variety is the spice of life, anyone with a sensitivity for Sriracha sauce has better step away from the new 2015 Volkswagen Golf. VW is launching the seventh generation of its worldwide best-seller this year and it’s stepping up its game. The ... Read More...