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Air heads unite for a 1,700-mile cruise
For the past 19 years, groups of intrepid air-cooled Volkswagen owners have set out on a 1,700-mile journey along the Pacific Coast, driving south from Washington State to the U.S.-Mexico border. Since its inception, this “Treffen Cruise” has been organized by Airhead Parts—a Ventura, Calif.-based distributer and manufacturer of components for air-cooled Volkswagen models. Volkswagen of America decided to get in on the fun this year, joining the California leg of the trip with two rear-enread more
Volkswagen’s future cars: Connected, personalized and smarter than ever
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Volkswagen offered three big ideas about where mobility technology will go next. The Volkswagen of the future will have an always-on digital connection with the driver and the world at large. It will come with new, intuitive ways to interact with its passengers. And the technology that makes such steps possible will hit the road sooner than you might expect. “CES stands for progress and for change, and that’s exactly where our focus is,” said Dr. Franread more
Watch snowmobile champ Keith Curtis get a cool ride from Tanner Foust
To celebrate the newly formed collaboration between Volkswagen and Warren Miller Entertainment, the two iconic brands teamed up to give their respective athletes a taste of each other’s sports at the recent Red Bull Global Rallycross race in Seattle. Warren Miller snowmobile rider Keith Curtis visited the GRC doubleheader to take in the rallycross action, and rode alongside Tanner Foust in his 600-horsepower Beetle GRC. Snowmobile hillclimb is a timed form of racing, in which riders tackle aread more