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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen of America has launched a new ad campaign for the new Atlas, called "America." With a 90 second ad, and several shorter ones, the campaign features the Atlas against huge vistas, carrying a family, traveling the land. “Our first seven-passenger SUV was built with American families...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    With the Atlas hitting dealerships in May and the new Tiguan not far behind it, Volkswagen is ready to announce that both cars will be sold with a 72,000 mile/6 year, transferable warranty. That means that if you buy a second-hand Tiguan or Atlas that has done fewer than 72,000 miles within the...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen of America has revealed full pricing details about the new 2018 Atlas. With a starting price of just $30,500, the Atlas is set to compete with rivals like the Ford Explorer and the Honda Pilot. For the full fat SEL Premium with a V6, though, you’ll have to shell out a minimum of...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    There’s a Terminator-like CGI image floating around that purports to show the upcoming Volkswagen T-Roc compact crossover. If it is VW’s new sub-Tiguan utility vehicle, and you’ve already seen the flashy T-Roc concept, prepare to be underwhelmed. As we reported earlier this week, the...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Sending a text is nerve-racking enough. Even after countless edits, rereads, and some thoughtful meditation on the nature of non-instant communication, a text will always have inexplicable errors that you only see after having pressed send. It’s a law of IT, similar to the law of reply-all. So...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    As we age, life takes away our health and our figure, and in turn gives us people and things to look after. With its new ad campaign, Volkswagen wants to show you how its new SUV, the Atlas, is the perfect vehicle to help you cope with this unending transaction. Trading on its reputation for...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    VWVortex was lucky enough to be invited to Quebec last week to drive VW's Atlas , but our pals over at Auto Guide (whose production budget makes ours look sad) brought video equipment with them and shot this video review. Like me, reviewer Sami Haj-Assaad was impressed by the Atlas’s size...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Europeans! Volkswagen will present two new cars for the first time ever on your continent at the Geneva Motor Show. The first debuted at the Detroit Auto Show, is the ID Buzz, an all electric concept car based on the original Type 2. The second, is the Tiguan Allspace. The Allspace is...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    In an attempt to prove to America that it’s not just a manufacturer of small European economy cars, Volkswagen has built two SUVs that it hopes will prove its mettle as maker of big cars, too. The first is the Atlas. A midsize SUV built on the brand’s much talked about MQB platform. Expanded...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Chicago Auto Show starts this week—me neither—and Volkswagen of America is premiering a new trim package the Atlas, the Weekend Edition. Inspired by the popular Vanagon and Eurovan Weekender packages from the ‘80s—which featured a pop-top and closet, but no stove or fridge—the Atlas...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen’s chief engineering officer confirms an Atlas-based truck is a possibility. The new three-row SUV is coming soon to North America, and speaking to CarBuzz, Dr. Matthias Erb said that Volkswagen is asking how it can further scale the platform developed for the Atlas, and turning the...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    This is a big year for the Volkswagen Group in Detroit and no one is more aware of that than VW. With three new Audis and three new VWs to show off, as well as a handful of less novel, but no less exciting vehicles hanging around, it's a great year to visit the show. Volkswagen wants 2017 to be...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Speaking today at the Detroit auto show, Volkswagen of America CEO Hinrich Woebcken revealed that the Volkswagen Atlas will start at $30,000 and prices will go up to $48,000. The Atlas carries the weight of Volkswagen's American dreams. As the brand's biggest ever North American vehicle, VW...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Series production of Volkswagen North America’s biggest ever car began today in Chattanooga, Tennessee. As of today, VW will build up inventory until the Atlas is ready to hit showrooms in 2017. “I am very proud of the hard work the Chattanooga team has put in to bring the Atlas to series...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Despite having spent the latter half of the 20 th century as mortal enemies, it turns out that Russia and the USA have some things in common according to Volkswagen, as Russia may be next in line to get the Atlas. The Atlas is Volkswagen’s recently revealed seven seat SUV that’s designed to...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is focusing its efforts in North America with the launch of its latest product, the seven-seat Atlas. When it hits showrooms in spring 2017, it will be the biggest Volkswagen on sale in America thanks to its three rows, seven seats, and ample cargo capacity. To get it up to speed...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    The dawn of a new era at Volkswagen started today, with the launch of the Atlas, the biggest vehicle ever built at the company’s Chattanooga plant. When it arrives for the 2018 model year, the Atlas will be the biggest Volkswagen on sale in America and will come with a choice of two engines...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen released a new video about its new Midsize SUV yesterday and in it they revealed that it will produce either 238hp or 280hp. The Teramont-or-whatever will be getting 280hp out of the 3.6L V6, just like the Passat and the Touareg, which produce 258lb-ft and 266lb-ft of torque...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Skoda has officially revealed its three row SUV, the Kodiaq, and journalists are already speculating about how it might lead to a US launch for the Czech brand. The Kodiaq, though, might just hint at another product that’s officially headed for the States, VW’s Teramont. The two are intended as...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is getting ready to bolster its SUV and crossover lineup, and this mysterious new model is the first step. Here’s what we know about it: It’s an Important Model The Volkswagen Midsize SUV — that’s what VW PR wants us to call it — is the brand’s attempt at a big, family SUV for...
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