Brazil has become the fourth largest auto market in the world and 10,000 Chevys, Fiats, Fords, Nissans and VWs roll off the assembly lines daily, configured to meet the economic realities of the emerging middle class.
The Volkswagen Golf is one of the sportiest hatchbacks on the market but with three new R-Line packages – the 2014 Golf offers buyers a more aggressive look inside and out along with improved handling for a surprisingly low price.
Volkswagen has donated 190 model year 2012 Passats to fire squads around the nation to foster life-saving training techniques on current-generation vehicles. The latest donation was to the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad in Virginia.
The 2013 Golf was given the title of World Car of the Year at the New York International Auto Show, marking the second consecutive year that VW has won the accolade with the company winning four times in the past five years.
Kelley Blue Book is predicting new car sales will hit 1,450,000 units – the highest monthly sales total since August 2007, with Volkswagen and Honda leading the pack with gains of 9.6 and 8.9 percent respectively.