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Check Out the Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Truck

Check Out the Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Truck

The Volkswagen Tarok pickup truck debuted last year at the Sao Paolo International Motor Show, the perfect location as the truck is currently slated only for the South American market. However, Volkswagen may someday soon bring a compact pickup truck to the United States. To gauge how well it would be received, VW unveiled the new Tarok at the New York International Auto Show back in April. The new Tarok pickup is powered by a 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection…

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Safe Driving Tips to Teach Teens

Safe Driving Tips to Teach Teens

Parents always have a lot to worry about when it comes to their children, and it’s made worse when their children reach driving-age. To help ease your mind when your teen takes to the road, it’s worth teaching them safe driving habits while they practice their driving with you in the vehicle. Here are some safe driving tips to teach teens. No phones: Although it’s tempting to look at your phone while driving, you should instruct your teen to keep…

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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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2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Debuts at Chicago Auto Show

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Debuts at Chicago Auto Show

Capitalizing on the popularity of the all-new Jetta and on performance variants like the Golf GTI and Golf R, Volkswagen has brought back the Jetta GLI with a vengeance. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI made its world premiere in February at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show and immediately put the performance sedan segment on notice. The 2019 Jetta GLI is powered by a 2.0-liter turbo TSI® engine that generates 228 horsepower (with 93-octane fuel) and 258 lb-ft of torque, making…

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Parents Magazine and Edmunds Name 2018 VW Atlas Best Three-Row SUV

Parents Magazine and Edmunds Name 2018 VW Atlas Best Three-Row SUV

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has been named the Best Three-Row SUV by Edmunds and Parents magazine on their annual 10 Best Family Cars list. The 10 Best Family Cars list examines several key aspects of cars in each segment to determine which ones are the most functional for families. Parents and Edmunds first narrow down the list by only including vehicles that have been chosen as TOP SAFETY PICKs by the IIHS and have received 5-star safety ratings from the…

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Safety Tips for Traveling with Pets to Consider This Spring

Safety Tips for Traveling with Pets to Consider This Spring

One of the best parts of springtime is the freedom to take road trips with your family. One member of your family you might wish to bring along is your pet—but you’re not exactly how to do so safely. That’s okay; there are a number of safety tips for traveling with pets that should help you get where you want to go with your furry friend in tow. If you’ve never traveled with a pet before, take them on a…

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Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean

Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean

Keeping your car clean is a daunting task that often has drivers throwing their hands in the air. Fortunately, there are a few ways to avoid having your car look like a disaster zone, so here are a few helpful tips for keeping your car clean all year round! Wash Consistently Consistently washing your vehicle is the best way to keep it clean all year ‘round. Make sure to use soap specifically designed for cars, though, as things like dishwasher…

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Volkswagen Atlas SUV Could Share Platform With Pickup

Volkswagen Atlas SUV Could Share Platform With Pickup

A Volkswagen pickup? The idea is less farfetched than you’d think. For 2017, Volkswagen recently introduced the all-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV, a sleek and sturdy entry into the SUV segment. However, where there’s an SUV, there’s always potential for a truck – and with the introduction of the Atlas, VW is giving itself the opportunity to take the Atlas platform and transform it into a unibody pickup truck similar to the award-winning Honda Ridgeline. While currently nothing is set in…

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Amazon’s Alexa Virtual Assistant Coming Soon to VW Lineup

Amazon’s Alexa Virtual Assistant Coming Soon to VW Lineup

If you’ve paid any attention to TV or social media lately, you may have seen a commercial ad or two for Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant, a system that allows users to access a variety of services through voice command. After a recent announcement by Ford that its lineup will be integrating Alexa, Volkswagen followed suit, revealing the system will be available in upcoming Volkswagen models, though there’s currently no release date for the service. Volkswagen already added its Car-Net suite…

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