Here’s What Happened When I Tried To Sell My TDi ScandalWagen to CarMax

If you’ve read any of my 2-3 other posts, you’d know that I went out and leased a 2014 VW Jetta SportWagen TDi about a year ago in an attempt to merge the practicality of my beloved 4Runner and my I-like-it-but-I-don’t-have-room-for-three-cars Scion FR-S into a single, fun car that according to my salesman- achieves… »9/30/15 11:43pm9/30/15 11:43pm

VW Discontinued The Guilty TDI In 2014, So Why Can't You Buy The New Ones?

The diesel engines found in Volkswagen products since the 2015 model year are not the Type EA189 TDIs that admittedly have the emission cheating software installed, but VW still can’t sell you the newer Type EA288 TDI engines in 2015 and 2016 model year cars either. Why? We’re not sure yet. »9/22/15 12:37pm9/22/15 12:37pm

Volkswagen Admits 'Defeat Device' On 11 Million Engines Worldwide, Sets Aside $7.2B

Things just went from catastrophic to apocalyptic as Volkswagen just admitted that the emission test cheating engine management software at the center of the Dieselgate controversy is installed in 11 million Volkswagen Group cars worldwide. They also say they’ll set aside $7.2 billion in just the third quarter to… »9/22/15 7:12am9/22/15 7:12am

Your Guide To Dieselgate: Volkswagen's Diesel Cheating Catastrophe 

Yes, it’s a catastrophe. There’s no other way to describe the allegations from the Environmental Protection Agency that Volkswagen cheated on their emissions tests with nearly half a million TDI diesel cars. What’s at stake here? Potentially billions in fines, criminal prosecutions, VW’s reputation, and maybe even the… »9/21/15 9:56am9/21/15 9:56am

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI: A Diesel Coupe For Menfolk

Volkswagen calls the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI the "most fuel efficient 21st Century Beetle" because those old veedubs managed impressive fuel economy feats before safety was an issue. Legal precision aside, shoving a diesel in a new-but-not-New Volkswagen Beetle gives American men a shot at an affordable diesel… »2/02/12 2:45pm2/02/12 2:45pm