California has the most stringent regulations for self-driving cars in the U.S., including a strict mandate for companies to file a “traffic collision” report involving any autonomous car. This, it turns out, encompasses even when a golf ball strikes a robot-operated car.
We’re living in dark times, my friends, dark times. What do I turn to to make things a little more bearable? Gin, for one. And a giant punch bowl of spaghetti. And maybe 400 horsepower in the form of the 2020 Volkswagen Golf R, if this rumor is true.
It’s nice to win a prize. Scratch-off lotto tickets, a free milkshake, free tickets to a show. Prizes are good. On Wednesday, Linsey Owens, 83, thought he had won a prize from a local Nissan dealer. He did not. When a Nissan employee explained why, police say, Owens beat him with a golf club.
Volkswagen has big plans for the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show next month, and those could include the virtual cockpit-style design seen in a leaked video of what appears to be a new Golf concept.
The Volkswagen Golf R is a genuine performance car built on an economy car platform. What do you need to know before you buy a Golf R? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.
For the most part those Car of the Year awards are just self-serving marketing fodder that usually doesn’t translate into anything meaningful for your average car buyer. But this year the award winning MK7 Volkswagen Golf family of cars has found an audience and given VW some much needed sales success.
Volkswagen and Audi are recalling 6,204 units of the 2015 Golf, GTI and A3 models because, “Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing.” You can read the full NHTSA bulletin here. Dealerships will be contacting owners to have the part replaced at no cost.
Volkswagen World Rally Championship driver Andreas Mikkelsen tried his hand at golf the other day, and ended up in the trees. Perhaps he should stick to rally?
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.
Imagine, if you will, an alternate 1973. A world like ours, but with one exception: Volkswagen selected this sliding-door Golf for production instead of the conventional, swing-out-door one. How would that world then differ, from the cascading effects of this one decision?
The Volkswagen TDI Sportwagen due to hit US showrooms sometime soon has everything a car enthusiast could want in a wagon package: manual, diesel, available AWD (although not all three together). The problem is it's not really a "performance" car. Here's the solution.
Whether or not you put any credence in those COTY awards from various publications — and you shouldn't because they're stupid — this year the VW Golf/GTI did quite well, snagging everything from Motor Trend's golden calipers to the North American Car of The Year. So Volkswagen, in their infinite wisdom to increase…
A new month has just started and you know what that means...sales figures! Volkswagen has been struggling to gain traction with American buyers and overall sales were down 19 percent, but it's not all bad news. While folks are passing on the Passat and Jetta, the new 2015 Golf is on track to be a hit.
There is an old adage that applies to buying things, especially used cars and that is, "Buyer Beware." I never thought that would mean, "Buyer Beware Of Fucking Snakes!" One UK woman just got a crash course in the updated mantra after she bought a used VW.
I'm a pretty lousy golfer so I don't even bother with the "Get A Hole In One And Win a Prize!" chances, though I do wish I could go all Tiger Woods and take home a new ATS or something. One golfer managed to sink his ball in one shot and thought he won a Kia K900, but the dealer won't give him the car.
If you've ever been gripped by the burning desire to turn an idillic golf course into a dirt track and ensure you never get that country club membership endorsement, this officially-licensed Ford Raptor golf cart is your weapon of choice.
Wolfsburg / Frankfurt, September 2013. Along with the world premieres of the new Golf R (all-wheel drive flagship) and the pioneering e-Golf (high-volume production car with zero tailpipe emissions), at the 65th International Motor Show in Frankfurt (10 to 22 September) Volkswagen is also presenting a concept car: the…
Golf carts are cool. Hovercrafts are cooler. Why hasn't anyone ever made a golf cart out of a hovercraft? Now they have.
The Volkswagen GTI is an enthusiast favorite for a lot of reasons. One of the biggest ones is that at the end of the day, it's a Golf. It's comfortable, practical, and it can haul all your stuff as well as ass. But for some people, the moderate power boost in the GTI over the standard Golf just isn't enough. Some…
The new Volkswagen Golf R looks like an amazing car. It has all wheel drive, a 256 hp turbo four banger, and it even looks good. It excels in all things but one: you can't turn off the freakin' stability control.