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By Marc Stern on February 26, 2021 - 4:02PM
Bruce Meyers passed away last week. Who is Bruce Meyers? He's the guy who created the dune buggy and the Baja 1000. Ford's Bronco has done quite well at the Baja while Meyers' dune buggy has done well, too. He was one of the leaders of the beach car scene of the 1960s.
By John Goreham on February 24, 2021 - 9:25AM
Toyota's RAV4 Prime is a hot model. VW's new ID.4 is also gathering a lot of interest. However, deliveries are the issue as with all types of electric vehicles. Here are the forecasts for these two new green crossovers.
By Dean McManis on February 1, 2021 - 9:10AM
The new, refreshed, 2021 Tesla Model S was just revealed, showing changes inside and out. And a couple significant changes to the traditional steering wheel have the internet buzzing about the new Love-it or Hate-it design.
By Armen Hareyan on January 2, 2021 - 8:37PM
While auto enthusiasts are watching if the German car industry will soon beat EV leader Tesla, The New York Times journalist Jack Ewing thinks German engineering has accepted the challenge and is now striking back.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on December 3, 2020 - 3:55PM
With nameplates like Hummer and Supra returning, could we see the return of other discontinued vehicles? Some may not be classics or even iconic, but are still missed for a variety of reasons.
By Armen Hareyan on November 27, 2020 - 6:32PM
Volkswagen and Tesla are planning small electric cars. Both electric cars could hit the market in five years. Target prices are around 25,000 euros and the compact vehicles have a range of around 250 miles per single charge (400 kilometers).
By Armen Hareyan on November 21, 2020 - 8:59AM
Tesla's financial victory, the entry into S&P 500, marks the success of its model combining electric vehicle and IT development. And the world's number one car manufacturer Volkswagen's boss, has unveiled a vast investment plan to draw inspiration from his "small" American competitor.
By Tinsae Aregay on September 30, 2020 - 10:07AM
Volkswagen's plans to move to an electric future is causing a shake up in the company. Now a report citing unnamed VW executives puts the future of its Lamborghini and Bugatti Brands in doubt.
By Tinsae Aregay on September 25, 2020 - 10:53AM
Volkswagen finally unveiled their all electric crossover SUV, ID.4. And in what was a surprise, it comes in under 65 percent the price of the Model Y after incentives.
By Denis Flierl on September 19, 2020 - 2:19PM
This week we check out the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T Autobahn. See why it’s a good performance value.
By Tinsae Aregay on September 15, 2020 - 2:42PM
A leaked image, presumably from a Volkswagen internal presentation comparing their upcoming EV, ID.4, with Tesla Model Y, gives us a first look at the ID.4's price and charging rate.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on September 11, 2020 - 1:04PM
Car insurance aggregating company renders mashed up, wacky versions of classic cars. The end result is interesting and at times appalling.
By Armen Hareyan on September 7, 2020 - 11:02AM
Today Volkswagen shared the video of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's ID.3 test-drive with VW chairman Herbert Diess. Musk and Diess talk about ID.3's acceleration and the battery pack, but something much bigger is happening there. Here is the full transcript of their conversation. Just a few moments ago Herbert Diess wrote a comment under his post clarifying that it was just a test-drive and no cooperation or deal in the making.

By Guillaume Humbert on September 4, 2020 - 1:22PM
Yesterday, while in Germany, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, met with a Chairman of Volkswagen. Elon even test drove the Volkswagen electric vehicle, was previewed the ID.3 and ID.4. Here is how the meeting went.
By John Goreham on August 13, 2020 - 10:41AM
Volkswagen will create a new electric vehicle manufacturing center in the U.S.
By Eric Evarts on June 25, 2020 - 4:26PM
The first of two routes will provide fast charging options for EV drivers to travel cross-country even if they don't own a Tesla.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on June 12, 2020 - 2:42PM
Could a merger of Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company be coming? Rumors have circulated of how these two mega automakers make perfect partners which could mean a future merger.
By John Goreham on May 28, 2020 - 10:18AM
Data show that small cars have higher driver death rates most of the time. The Nissan Leaf and VW Golf defy physics.
By John Goreham on February 24, 2020 - 9:07AM
The largest automaker on the planet has one of the smallest green footprints in New England. We spot an e-Golf electric vehicle.
By Eric Evarts on January 3, 2020 - 3:22PM
More electric SUVs, big, small and fast, are rolling out in 2020. What those, hoping for more electric vehicles, can look forward to in 2020. Here are 9 new EVs that should expand EV variety and availability for 2020.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on December 26, 2019 - 2:34PM
Between Ford's partnership with Volkswagen and the response and publicity from the Mustang Mach E launch, it seems the writing is on the wall that Ford will produce a second version of the Mustang Mach E. This one would be smaller and built on a Volkswagen platform. But would it bare the Mustang name and badge as well?

By Marc Stern on October 7, 2019 - 6:12PM
Ford trucks were involved in drag racing recently against a pair of pickups from Volkswagen, the Amarok, and Mercedes X-Class. The VW was the consistent winner with the Mercedes coming in second overall. The results for the Ford duo were surprising.
By Steve Birkett on July 17, 2019 - 3:53PM
VW has become the problem child of the EV world, tarnished by the errors of recent years but with the potential to surge past its non-Tesla competitors over the next 18-24 months.
By Marc Stern on July 12, 2019 - 12:39AM
With three finishing models, the VW Beetle has ended its impressive run of nearly 70 years.
By Marc Stern on June 11, 2019 - 12:17AM
Tanner Foust struggled for two days this weekend to podium for the VW-Andretti Rallycross team. HIs efforts were good as he did take enough championship points to sit in second place,
By Marc Stern on June 9, 2019 - 1:05AM
Volkswagen's 2019 Golf Alltrack receives the prestigious best-in-class award from NEMPA.
By Marc Stern on June 5, 2019 - 7:36PM
It took only five months of work to set VW's ID. R. electric race car and top-of-the-automaker's ID. family but when the engineers were finished they knew they had a winner. Indeed, the changes to the ID. R. let the VW e-racer smash the old Nurburgring/Nordschleife lap record by more than 40 seconds.
By John Goreham on June 4, 2019 - 11:18AM
carVertical is a new tool that used vehicle shoppers will find quite handy.