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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
Volkswagen unveils the People First Warranty, the new industry leader
The literal English translation of “Volkswagen” is “people’s car,” and over the past six decades Volkswagen vehicles have delivered billions of miles and smiles to the people who drive them. Today, VW wants to say thanks for those votes of confidence with one of its own – a pledge it calls the People First Warranty. Building on the success of the new Atlas and Tiguan’s guarantee, the People First Warranty will offer customers who buy a 2018 model-year VW (except e-Golf) a six year or 72,000 mread more
A look ahead: VW + SUVs
Who says all SUVs are the same? Dr. Hendrik Muth, Senior Vice President, Product Marketing and Strategy at Volkswagen, talks about how the 2018 Atlas and Tiguan have already become major players in his family’s and neighbor’s lives, and also gives a few insights into how VW is approaching its new SUV lineup.read more
America’s Best SUV Bumper-to-Bumper Transferable Warranty arrives on the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas & Tiguan
For most Americans, a car will be the second-largest purchase they make in their lifetimes, behind only a home. It’s a commitment not just of money, but time and resources. Published research shows the average new-car buyer holds onto his or her vehicle for six years – yet most bumper-to-bumper warranties don’t last nearly so long, leaving owners potentially exposed to repair bills for manufacturer defects or unease for the next owner when they choose to sell it. Today, Volkswagen took a stepread 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
10 new ways the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan impresses
American compact SUV buyers have a confusing array of models to consider – something Volkswagen thought hard about while designing the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. Heavily modified for U.S. buyers from the European version, the new Tiguan going on sale later this year provides a fresh, agile take on one of the hottest vehicle segments going. Here’s 10 ways the new Tiguan was built to impress: New style The 2018 Tiguan adopts the award-winning style of the European model – a clean, timeless lookread more
How I.D. Buzz takes Volkswagen back to the future
Few vehicles have ever reached the iconic status enjoyed by Volkswagen Microbus. Even today, some 40 years after sales of the vehicle officially known as the Type 2 stopped in the United States, the Bus retains a singular following among enthusiasts and casual fans. Yet as it considers the largest transformation in its history, one powered by electric vehicles, Volkswagen has also imagined how tomorrow’s transport needs could lead to a future revival of the Microbus – in the form of the I.D.read more