European Ad Watch: The VW Polo GTI Is Not for Beginners

We were just lamenting to one of our comiserants about the lack of VW Polo GTI action in the US. We'd imagine Volkswagen could corner the market on performance subcompacts (or start one) if it brought the Polo GTI to the states. Of course, the business case may be dicey. But we'd imagine if the GTI came in at, say,… » 4/02/07 3:25pm 4/02/07 3:25pm

VW Representing Intelligence, Not Playing Dumb on Smart Car Rival

Martin Winterkorn, the new boss at Volkswagen, told the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung that he had proposed the "design and development of a new, very small, model below the Fox." According to a translation from the folks at Car und Driver, the car will be an "economical, everyday small car that looks… » 2/12/07 3:50pm 2/12/07 3:50pm