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  1. Passat (B7)
    completely done all by me :) what do you guys think?
  2. Jetta/GLI VI
    So I have a 2017 Jetta tsi and I wanted to get leather seats, I found some from a 2012 gli and they didn’t have the pressure sensor so I took the old one out of my seats and put it on the (new/old) seats the problem is, I can plug the sensor into the pressure plate. Now I have a airbag code...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Strong growth in its home market helped propel Ducati to another positive year, albeit only just. Sales for VW's motorcycle division rose only 0.75% in 2017, but even that growth countered the industry trend. Thanks, in part, to a shrinking motorcycle market, Ducati increased its market share...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Speaking at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Herbert Diess, chairman of the board at Volkswagen, said that the brand sold more cars in 2017 than it ever had before. Sales rose 4.2% in 2017 to 6.2 million vehicles, said Diess. More than half of those came from China, where...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    It was an anything but auspicious end to 2017, but that couldn’t stop the overall sales for the year from rising, as compared to 2016. Volkswagen of America’s December sales dipped lower than the temperature, with nearly every car in the range failing to outsell itself. The result was an 18.7%...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Sales were down 1.6% percent last month for Volkswagen USA, as compared to November 2016. The drop is an anomaly in what has been a positive year for the automaker but comes as a result of sales drops for every returning model. Everything from the Jetta (-18%), to the Golf family (-34%), to the...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    In its first full month of sales, the Atlas was the brand's best-selling SUV, with nearly 2,500 sold. The Atlas's strong performance came in the context of a very positive month for VW, too. The brand's June sales were 15% better than they were last June. So far this year, the brand has...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has started 2017 on the upswing with sales up 10% after one quarter, and up more than 2.5% in the month of March. Although the results aren’t quite as good as they were in 2015 , it’s still encouraging news for the automaker whose sales suffered dearly last year. With a total of...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Herbert Diess, Volkswagen’s CEO admitted today in a statement that despite a steady 2016, the road ahead will still be rough. "2017 will be a good, but demanding year,” said Diess in a statemen, adding that VW would have to continue with its plan of cutting costs and trying to regain customer...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has launched the VW CES 2017 app to show how its cars will be connected to your phone in the future. The App is free on Apple and Android’s various application stores and hooks you up to the VW booth at CES to show you everything the brand has to offer at the electronics show. In...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    The 2017 Volkswagen Passat, Golf 4-door, SportWagen, Alltrack, and GTI 4-door have been awarded the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 's Top Safety Pick, while the 2017 Jetta has earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating. The ratings are the highest offered by the IIHS and are only awarded to cars...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    For the 11 th year in a row, the five member strong Golf family has been named one of Car and Driver’s “10Best.” The Golf was in competition with more than 60 cars and made the list thanks to its value and quality. The Golf family is a “sweeping armada of excellence,” writes Car and Driver...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    When I started this review, I suggested to my editor that just the title was enough, because what more needs to be said?. “Sure," they said, "but we’re going to start paying you by the word.” So I wrote some more words. Know, though, that reading past this particular headline is entirely...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    An early spy video of the new Touareg has been released and the initial impressions are good. The new model still has a muscular SUV profile, but now has some up to date VW touches. The sharp crease down the side and the B shaped headlights combine give this new Touareg a modern look. The...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    We’ve known in the US what would be coming to the Beetle lineup in 2017 for some time now, but the European market has been waiting patiently to find out what they would get. Volkswagen had the perfect opportunity to launch the lightly updated 2017 Beetle at the 12 th annual Beetle Sunshine...
  16. Misc. Professional Racing
    The 2017 Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC was out testing again, and this time it was in the hands of the team’s top driver. In fact, it was in the hands of the series’ top driver, Sebastien Ogier. The Frenchman was tearing through the hills of Volkswagen’s home rally, the ADAC Rallye...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    The roads today are a symphony in gray. Gunmetal, charcoal, glaucous, slate, ash, battleship, etc. And don’t get me wrong, grey is a fine color for a car. But you know what isn’t gray? The Beetle Dune. It’s Sandstorm Yellow. The Dune is an oddball car with an oddball color (the funny shade of...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen of America 2017 lineup was announced today, and among the new models are a slew of limited edition Beetles, the Golf Alltrack, and, most importantly, the GTI Sport. Based on the four-door Golf, the new GTI Sport comes standard with the Performance Package as well as 18-inch...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Although unfounded rumors of its demise abound, the Beetle is getting a refresh from Volkswagen. New colors and options will allow for more individualization for Beetle owners. Perhaps the most prominent change is coming to the bumpers for the Basic and Design lines, which are flatter and...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has reached a production milestone at its Chattanooga assembly plant, having built its first metal test body for the upcoming midsize SUV. The new model is scheduled to begin full production later this year and reaching showrooms in early 2017. Plants need to build metal bodies like...
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