Tag: Volkswagen

Volkswagen ignites $9B software revamp as tech shift expands

Volkswagen is bundling its software operations with a roughly $ 9-billion (U.S.) investment plan over the next three to five years, another step in the electric and connected-car shift that’s heralding massive change across the entire industry. Unifying VW’s fragmented IT units will boost efficiency as the world’s biggest auto manufacturer steps up sharing of…

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $ 26 million in attorney’s fees and costs, court documents show. A Volkswagen logo is seen at Serramonte Volkswagen in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam…

End of an icon: The last Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the production line

Previous Next Even a bug’s life is finite. After more than seven decades of production spanning three generations, the Volkswagen Beetle is finally heading to the big parking lot in the sky. The final Beetle rolled off the assembly line in Puebla, Mexico, surrounded by a throng of proud factory workers, and was serenaded by…

2019 Volkswagen Atlas review

It’s great to see Volkswagen finally design a vehicle for the American market, and the Atlas crossover is just that. With American’s insatiable need for larger cars, VW went to the drawing board to build its take on the American SUV. Gone are the smooth lines of Touaregs past: the harder lines of the 2019…

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI first drive

With more than 300 turns laid out over the course of 11 miles, the Tail of the Dragon is not a road for the casual driver. Situated at the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, this section of Route 129 sports a winding layout that follows a trail originally stamped out by bison that were…