Great new series from VW USA, explaining many of the cool features found in our current model line. In this episode, Pete and Jimmy learn about our Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) transmission. Enjoy!
The Beetle Roadtrip Sessions have officially hit the road. Be sure to check in on Grant Lawrence’s journey from Vancouver to Toronto in The Beetle Fender Edition at www.music.cbc.ca.
The iBeetle is first Volkswagen with newly developed docking station and a special iPhone® application
Wolfsburg / Shanghai – Two iconic products will form an alliance later this year: the iPhone from Apple, and the Beetle from Volkswagen. The iPhone will interface with the Beetle and Beetle Convertible via a specially developed app and a docking station. The iBeetle is the first model line from the Volkswagen Group in which the iPhone will become an integrated component. Volkswagen offers two different ways to acquire the innovative interface between iPhone and Beetle: as an app or as a standard feature of the new iBeetle and iBeetle Convertible. Both special models will be launched at the beginning of 2014. The app, docking station and iBeetle will make their world debut at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show (20th to 29th of April). Continue reading
By Jamie Vondruska, VWVortex
- Europe’s best-selling car also a big success globally
- Four overall titles in five years: Volkswagen model again voted world’s best car
Wolfsburg, 28 March 2013 – The new Golf just keeps on winning: an international expert jury today named the bestseller from Wolfsburg ‘World Car of the Year 2013’. The globally sought-after prize was awarded at the New York International Auto Show. The ‘World Car of the Year’ title is a further milestone in the growing list of awards for the Golf. Continue reading
By Paul Horrell, Top Gear
The BMW 3-Series wasn’t the first sports saloon of its size; there were Alfas and others. The Range Rover wasn’t the first luxury SUV – go look up the Jeep Wagoneer. And the Golf wasn’t the first compact hatchback, because the Simca 1100 did it years earlier. But BMW, Land Rover and VW, with complete dedication and unwavering direction, waxed and polished their respective templates over generations. They’ve reached the point where they define their classes and make all their rivals seem like mere impersonations. Continue reading