Ferdinand Piech, supposedly all-powerful scion of the Porsche-Volkswagen extended family and Volkswagen board chairman, quit abruptly earlier today as it has become clear his attempt to oust current VW CEO Martin Winterkorn has failed and much of the rest of the board has turned him. This is a big deal.
Skoda is rocking it, and to celebrate, their millionth customer of 2014 - who also happened to be Czech - joined the party with his brand new rally-green metallic Octavia Estate vRS 2.0 TSI. An excellent choice indeed.
Volkswagen's MQB platform is more than just a chassis, it's a manufacturing philosophy that they hope will make them the biggest carmaker in the world. You'll see it in action in the upcoming Golf and in numerous vehicles afterwards. Here's how it works.
This is the facelifted version of Škoda's flagship car, the Superb. It's been a very good and even better value machine since day one, and the new one comes with improved fuel efficiency and LEDs.
Virginia's Department of Motor Vehicles will punish a motorist who tries to "EAT THE Kids First," yet gives a thumbs up to those who "EA7" kids or someone who "SLAPS" them. But how does Virginia feel about the place, albeit, apparently, dirty, where the kids come from in the first place? They approve. UPDATE!
First, the news. VAG sold 5.73 million vehicles last year, solidifying its position as the world's number four automaker. Second, a bit of analysis. A guy named Erich Merkle is claiming that VeeDub's sales were temporarily boosted this year because of new model drops like the Jetta and Passat. He says, "I don't know…
You cannot stop Martin Winterkorn, you can only hope to contain him. As of yesterday, that is. As of today, he is (possibly) in full blitz mode. The boys at motorauthority.com are reporting that Porsche, as the largest shareholder in the Volkswagen Group, is about to spin Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini and Bugatti off…