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Volkswagen Manages to Make the Lamest Speed Record Video Ever Volkswagen Manages to Make the Lamest Speed Record Video Ever

The other day we told you about how Volkswagen broke a very specific land speed record in their very modified Jetta at the Bonneville Salt Flats. What we didn’t show you then was the in-car video of the event, and when you see it now you’ll understand why: it’s possibly the most boring speed record video you’ve ever…

Volkswagen Shows Off Cargo Van Version of Its Reborn Electric Microbus Volkswagen Shows Off Cargo Van Version of Its Reborn Electric Microbus

The original Volkswagen Microbus started life as a sketch by Dutch VW importer Ben Pon for a small, useful cargo delivery vehicle. The idea of it having all those windows and hauling families and covens of hippies came later—it was a cargo vehicle first. That’s why Volkswagen’s announcement of a cargo version of their …

Toyota's Idea of Driverless Cars Still Includes a Driver Toyota's Idea of Driverless Cars Still Includes a Driver

Toyota’s driverless vision, the UAW corruption probe widens, Volkswagen gives Trump a win, and more await you in this is The Morning Shift for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.

BMW, Daimler and VW Hit With Diesel Collusion Investigation BMW, Daimler and VW Hit With Diesel Collusion Investigation

A collusion investigation regarding diesels, our robotic future, an American renaissance and more await you in this is The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.

Watch A North Carolina Family Drive a VW Jetta Onto a Porch in Preparation for Hurricane Florence Watch A North Carolina Family Drive a VW Jetta Onto a Porch in Preparation for Hurricane Florence

To prepare for Hurricane Florence, one North Carolina family decided to try to drive their Volkswagen Jetta up two supremely sketchy makeshift ramps, and onto the front porch. It’s not to save the car from the storm like we saw with last year’s hurricanes, either—it’s for a very different reason.

Volkswagen Wants an Industry Standard on Self-Driving Cars for More Legal Protections When They Crash Volkswagen Wants an Industry Standard on Self-Driving Cars for More Legal Protections When They Crash

Self-driving technology in a race to protect itself from legal battles, automakers that just can’t quite grasp how and where to sell their cars, CEOs in jail, eco-friendly semi trucks and heirs to the automaker thrones. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

Dead: Volkswagen Beetle Dead: Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen, a company that has essentially stripped its most iconic model, the VW Beetle, of most of its identity over the last couple of decades, is throwing in the towel with a new Final Edition for the 2019 model year.

The Small Car Apocalypse Continues With Nissan in Europe The Small Car Apocalypse Continues With Nissan in Europe

Two compact Nissans as the SUV-pocalypse’s latest victims, Dieselgate troubles, a Faraday Future delay and more await you in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

Volkswagen's Final Dieselgate Reckoning Is Coming Soon Volkswagen's Final Dieselgate Reckoning Is Coming Soon

Dieselgate might finally be winding down, there’s more turnover at Tesla, Elon Musk used a legal recreational substance, and Mercedes is being cautious with its new EQC. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday.

The 2020 Volkswagen Golf May Lose the Wagon To Target BMW: Report The 2020 Volkswagen Golf May Lose the Wagon To Target BMW: Report

Early reports on the next-generation Volkswagen Golf, which is currently in development, indicate some major changes are coming for the compact. Things like including a boost in size, a push upmarket, a lot of hybrids and maybe even a simplified range that ditches the wagon.

The Bleeding At Ford Isn't Over: Report The Bleeding At Ford Isn't Over: Report

Ford is still undergoing a massive shift, Volkswagen still can’t get its pollution under control, and the Chinese automotive industry is a mess. This is The Morning Shift.

What Do You Want to Know About the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack? What Do You Want to Know About the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack?

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is VW’s attempted Subaru killer, and I’m driving it around scenic Milwaukee for the next week. What do you want to know?

This Truck and This Crossover Are the Volkswagens With American Dreams This Truck and This Crossover Are the Volkswagens With American Dreams

Engineers and designers always geek out hard seeing their dreams take flight. In this case, the Volkswagen Tanoak and Atlas Cross Sport that the automaker allowed us to fool around with weren’t exactly flying—the two show cars we limited to 20-30 mph—but the excitement was palpable nonetheless.

It Was Volkswagen That Wanted In on Tesla: Report It Was Volkswagen That Wanted In on Tesla: Report

Volkswagen was apparently the automaker that wanted in on Tesla, questions arise about Elon Musk, we all died years ago and actually live in hell now, and more on The Morning Shift for Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.

Stop Overpaying for Lightly Used Cars Stop Overpaying for Lightly Used Cars

I have a news flash for some of you: Dealers love the people that insist that used cars are always a better buy than new. That might be the case most of the time, but not always, and, in fact, some buyers looking for something that’s only a few years old with low miles are paying too much.

What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI? What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

I’ve always heard that the Volkswagen Golf GTI is a hero of hatchbacks, the best you could buy, the benchmark, and just an all-around good car. And yet I’ve never driven one, until now! What do you want to know about the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

Volkswagen Plays God, Allegedly Hurts Farmers Volkswagen Plays God, Allegedly Hurts Farmers

While the whole Dieselgate mess was certainly villainous, it never really had the glamour to be, you know, supervillainous. But controlling the weather, now that’s the sort of thing a supervillain can really get behind. That’s exactly what Volkswagen was doing in the area around their Puebla, Mexico factory, and some…

It's Time to Learn About Another Really Obscure Air-Cooled Volkswagen-Based Something It's Time to Learn About Another Really Obscure Air-Cooled Volkswagen-Based Something

Been a long day, pal, already? Sure it has. I know it has. Look, I know you’re busting your ass out there, so to let you know how much I appreciate all you do—no, wait, how much I appreciate you—I’m going to show you an obscure air-cooled Volkswagen vehicle I suspect you’ve never heard of. So hang on. It’s called the…

Trump Messed Up the Price of a Chevrolet Camaro in China Trump Messed Up the Price of a Chevrolet Camaro in China

Fact-checking the President, some Musk thoughts, more Volkswagen troubles and more. This is The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018.

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