Volkswagen Plans To Take Over The World By Being Clever And Cheap

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. » 7/03/13 10:00am 7/03/13 10:00am

How'd the Virginia DMV let this dirty license plate slip by?

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! » 10/18/11 4:00pm 10/18/11 4:00pm

German Godzilla: Volkswagen Auto Group Sales Up 9.3% in 2006

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 if… » 1/09/07 10:27am 1/09/07 10:27am

BREAKING: The World is Not Even Kinda Sorta Enough: Porsche…

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 are reporting that Porsche, as the largest shareholder in the Volkswagen Group, is about to spin Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini and Bugatti off into … » 12/04/06 2:28pm 12/04/06 2:28pm