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Top 5 Reasons the VW Atlas Is an All-American SUV

Top 5 Reasons the VW Atlas Is an All-American SUV

If you’re looking for a seven-seater SUV that’s as patriotic as you are, look no further than the Volkswagen Atlas. Here are five reasons why the VW Atlas is a rewarding all-American SUV. Assembled in America Volkswagen assembles each Atlas at the brand’s Chattanooga assembly plant, right here in Tennessee. So you can rest assured that the Atlas you drive home is well-built and made to last. Space for your family The VW Atlas can accommodate up to seven people….

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Volkswagen Named Among Top Employers in America

Volkswagen Named Among Top Employers in America

Volkswagen is one of the best automakers in the world thanks to its quality engineering, exceptional performance, high-tech features, and affordable pricing. But did you know it’s also one of the top employers in America. The Top Employers Institute recently named VW a “Top Employer for 2020,” one of just 24 employers in the United States to earn such an accolade. How do they pick the top employers in the country? The Top Employers Institute performs a company-wide audit by…

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2019 Volkswagen Arteon Wins Wards 10 Best UX Award

2019 Volkswagen Arteon Wins Wards 10 Best UX Award

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon has won the Wards 10 Best UX Award that seeks to recognize cars with the best user interfaces. As cars becomes more and more high-tech, there can sometimes be a steep learning curve when it comes to operating its advanced features. This can lead to owner frustration and problems. To help you avoid that frustration, The Wards 10 Best UX Awards recognize the vehicles with the best user-friendly features. The WardsAuto editors tested 23 new vehicles…

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Volkswagen ID. R Debuts at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

Volkswagen ID. R Debuts at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

Earlier this year, VW unveiled the all-new Volkswagen ID. R electric race car. The car has been in development for some time, and Volkswagen’s goal is clear with the ID. R: achieve a new record lap for electric vehicles on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, a 12.9-mile-long famous race track. “The ID. R’s mission to be the spearhead of the fully electric ID. product family continues in full force,” remarked Sven Smeets, Volkswagen Motorsport Director. “Once again, in 2019, the ID. R…

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Volkswagen Golf Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Volkswagen Golf Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Some vehicles tend to come and go, but the truly special ones stand the test of time. On March 29th, the Volkswagen Golf celebrated its 45-year anniversary of production. Since the launch of Golf production in 1974, a new Golf has been ordered every 41 seconds; in total, the Golf has sold 35 million units globally, making it the best-selling Volkswagen ever. On average, VW Golf sales have hit about 780,000 vehicles per year, pleasing drivers of all stripes through…

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Volkswagen Beetle and Passat Win Vincentric Best Value Awards

Volkswagen Beetle and Passat Win Vincentric Best Value Awards

When you are shopping for a new car, value is likely one of the first things you consider. Which models deliver the most value for the cost? One way to answer this question is to look at awards handed out by companies like Vincentric, which uses carefully collected data — looking at things like fees and taxes, depreciation, and maintenance — to rate the true value of vehicles. Using this data, Vincentric named the Volkswagen Beetle and Passat winners in…

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2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Wins Best Wagon

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Wins Best Wagon

What’s the best wagon that money can buy? According to consumers, it’s the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. This impressive compact car, which combines style and convenience with a fun ride, was just named the “Best Wagon” in the 2019 AutoWeb Buyer’s Choice Awards. The 2019 AutoWeb Buyer’s Choice Awards are based on the consumers. AutoWeb looks at what vehicles have the most price quote requests and use that to determine the winners in each category. Unlike many other awards that…

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2019 Volkswagen Golf Family Makes Car and Driver’s 10Best List

2019 Volkswagen Golf Family Makes Car and Driver’s 10Best List

Car and Driver magazine is widely considered to be one of the best resources for expert automotive opinion, so it holds weight when it says something is great. The entire 2019 Volkswagen Golf family — including the e-Golf, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf SportWagen, and Golf R — was named to Car and Driver’s 10Best list for a 13th consecutive year, confirming that the Golf is one of the most reliable and exceptional vehicles going today. “We love all…

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Volkswagen Passat GT Named One of the Top Cars for Your Commute

Volkswagen Passat GT Named One of the Top Cars for Your Commute

If you are like the majority of working Americans, then you have to drive to work every day, which means that you want a car that will make your commute easier and more enjoyable. According to CarGurus, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT fits that bill, earning the title of one of its Top Cars for Your Commute. CarGurus included the Passat GT because of its great fuel economy and strong engine. “With 280 horsepower, its powerful 3.6-liter V6 engine has…

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Volkswagen Atlas Earns Best Three-Row SUV for Families Award from Edmunds

Volkswagen Atlas Earns Best Three-Row SUV for Families Award from Edmunds

From the food you eat to the home you make together, you only want the best for your family. A reliable and intelligent family vehicle is a big part of that equation, and with so many on the market to choose from, you may feel at a loss for narrowing down your choices. Fortunately, the experts at Parents and Edmunds have made your work a little easier by naming the new Volkswagen Atlas its Best Three-Row SUV for families in…

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