You'll Be Able To Get Your Very Own Ford Focus RS In America Next Spring

Ford has finally done it. They are bringing over the 2016 Focus RS that American enthusiasts have been begging for. So those of you that are in the market for a hot-hatch should hold out a little bit longer, because Ford says that the RS will arrive in US dealerships sometime during the Spring of 2016. » 3/25/15 9:12am Wednesday 9:12am

The Mitsubishi Mirage Outsold The Volkswagen GTI In February 

This is a tale of two hatchbacks, one of which won practically every magazine award possible, the other... is a car that would make most of you want to take the bus. As great as the GTI is, Volkswagen still can't outsell what is arguably one of the saddest companies in the American market, Mitsubishi. » 3/23/15 9:15am Monday 9:15am

VW Could Have Made A Hybrid Beetle Over 30 Years Ago

I've always maintained, loudly, and with a lot of dramatic hand motions, that Jalopnik readers are the best readers of anything, anywhere. That goes for bibles and copies of The Utne Reader, too. They're great because they sometimes send me books with amazing information, like how VW had hybrid tech back in 1979. » 3/20/15 3:10pm 3/20/15 3:10pm

Volkswagen 'Intensively' Considering Trucks And Vans For The US

Volkswagen is crushing it in auto sales around the world, but their lineup just isn't deep enough for total domination of the US market. A statement by VW's Light Commercial Vehicle boss suggests that might change, possibly bringing Amaroks, Transporters, and(/or?) Caddys here. » 3/19/15 4:26pm 3/19/15 4:26pm

Slow Sales Shuts Down One Of The Oldest Volkswagen Dealers In America

Since 1950, New Milford Volkswagen has been selling cars to New England customers; as of April 1st it will shut down. With Volkswagen sales sliding across the country, owner Ted Orr says "I'm not the last guy that this is going to happen to." Automotive News talks about the history of this dealership and its… » 3/17/15 10:55am 3/17/15 10:55am

This Is What The Next VW Beetle Should Be

A few days ago, our own Patrick George wrote about the rumors that VW is considering dropping the slow-selling Beetle from its lineup. This got me thinking, because I still remember the joy I felt when VW re-introduced the Beetle name back in 1998. But, really, it's just a Golf in a costume. So what should a modern… » 3/12/15 3:40pm 3/12/15 3:40pm

Rejoice: Volkswagen Finally Adds A Car Configurator To Its Website

I have been pretty vocal about Volkswagen's new website that was supposed to be more "tablet friendly" and mimic "dating sites." The most frustrating part for customers was that they could not "build" a car and know how much it costs. While I highly doubt VW cared about my criticism, they did fix their website. » 2/26/15 4:26pm 2/26/15 4:26pm

The 2015 VW Sportwagen Will Be Lighter And Cheaper Starting At $21,395

Volkswagen's all new MQB platform has already spawned some likable cars such as the Audi A3 and Golf/GTI. But many long-roof lovers have been holding out for the all new Sportwagen. Formally the misnamed "Jetta Sportwagen," the MK7 version will have more space, more power, and less weight. » 2/12/15 1:36pm 2/12/15 1:36pm