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Who Would Turn Cars Into Crossovers

Who Would Turn Cars Into Crossovers

Because crossover SUV models have become as popular as they have, and have shrunk in size over the years, many automakers have considered the potential of creating crossover models from the names of cars that we’re used to enjoying. Ford teased a new Mach 1 […]

Opening the Year the Right Way (Part 2) – Detroit Auto Show

Opening the Year the Right Way (Part 2) – Detroit Auto Show

Here are a few more of the brands we expect to see at the Detroit Auto Show and what they will bring for us to admire and look forward to as the New Year begins. This first show of the year has been known to […]

A New Twist on the Diesel Models from Volkswagen

A New Twist on the Diesel Models from Volkswagen

04.20.17 - Volkswagen TDI

After months of discussion regarding the Volkswagen diesel scandal, there may be a way for Volkswagen to put some diesel models back on the road and make it so that we can have diesel models from this brand. For several months the EPA had denied applications and proposals for some of the fixes that Volkswagen had come up with but now it seems the brand may have received approval for some of the fixes that could be used on the cars we love to drive. This is good news for those who want to continue to drive their TDI models.

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What’s the Right Accessory for You?

One of the most fun parts about driving a car you love is tricking it out with parts and accessories that make it easier for you to enjoy the benefits of how you want to drive. When that vehicle is made by Volkswagen you can […]

The Old Way Might Still be the Best Way

Do you remember when cars could only be opened by using a key? Not an electronic key fob that allows you to simply push a button, but a key that was similar to the one you use to open the door of your home. With […]

Volkswagen May Have a Fix for the V6 Engines

07.28.16 - 2016 Porsche Cayenne

Last September most of the world was shocked to find out that Volkswagen had been cheating on emissions tests for many years. The discovery in August by a university in West Virginia and then the reveal to the world in September showed the diesel engines in Volkswagen models were fitted with a cheat device that activated the emissions control unit whenever the vehicle was hooked up to be tested. When the vehicle was not being tested the ECU would not function and the vehicle could emit up to forty times the allowable emissions into the atmosphere.

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2016 Volkswagen CC: The Original Four Door Coupe

For years any car with four doors had to be put in the sedan category but over the past several years that has changed. The Volkswagen CC offers the original look of a four door coupe which looks a lot like a Passat with a […]

TDI: The New Initials for Diesel Powered Volkswagens

Volkswagen continues to stay at the forefront of innovative engineering, especially as it relates to their diesel engines.  The newest of these innovations in the great line of Volkswagen automobiles is to add TDI to the engine, but what is TDI? TDI is the acronym […]