After nearly two years since Volkswagen admitted to cheating emissions tests on over 475,000 diesel vehicles, the EPA and California Air Resources Board have approved a fix for over 84,000 offending vehicles. Only a few hundred thousand more to go!
There is probably no more incongruously named car in the world than Volkswagen’s ‘Dasher diesel.’ Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe wagon won’t reach 60 in under 20 seconds - let’s see if it takes you any longer to ruminate on its price.
This is the Passat Performance Concept. It looks to us like VW is using the terms "performance" and "concept" very loosely here.
Volkswagen just released these two Super Bowl commercials. The first is an awesome take on a tiny Darth Vader trying to use the Force to control everything from a doll to the new Passat. It's cute, and it works.
Stanford University's Computer Science Department's autonomous VW Passat Wagon has learned a fun new trick: using vehicle and real-world models to accurately J-turn its way into a parallel parking space. At least our future masters have skills.
Sure as night becomes day and tides come in, so too will hoons put cars on truck chassis and goof around in the snow. This truck-engined VW Passat example seems in perpetual danger of tipping and yet there's only triumph
VW wants to "dominate" the US market, using its against-the-odds current strong sales and profits (relatively) to go counter-cyclical and triple US sales. An American-made mid-size sedan is at the center of those plans.
The lack of Volkswagen robot action in Transformers 2 didn't stop a Beijing mall from trying to latch on to the Transformer fever sweeping China, building a home-made VW Passat-a-bot to publicize their recently-opened movie theater. Gallery below.
This seems like the best possible way for wrecked cars to be given a second chance at life. We're pretty sure the only driven wheels belong to the Passat, but the foolishness potential is not much diminished. Just take a moment to imagine the kinds of shenanigans you could get into with a contraption as shoddily…
Whether an engine or a steering wheel, parts-sharing is an easy way for manufacturers to save money. Still, many car owners may be surprised by what parts get shared. Here's 12 unlikely examples.
The tail lights on the VW Passat have swapped sides and have been laid down on their side to give this questionably styled supercar a dose of reality. Sneaky, sneaky.
There's very little information about this video, but from the situation, setting and salty, NSFW language, it seems we're sitting in while some soldiers stationed in Baghdad watch locals transporting some sheep. That would normally be boring, but here the sheep get "special" treatment, and by special we mean they get…
Here's a tidbit we missed from the 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC live reveal on Sunday. It seems that VW is stepping up to the Lexus challenge and introducing an auto-park feature for the swoopy sedan with the coupe-like roof. eGMcartech is reporting on this interesting development, while we're left hoping it's at least…
Those coupe-teases at Volkswagen have launched a teaser site for the new VW Coupe, which we know as the future Passat Coupe (which we've been hearing about for maybe two years. But fear not, it's coming! We also hear it'll be bowing at the Detroit Auto Show, so you wont have long to wait. Fair warning on the video,…