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  1. Golf IV & Jetta IV
    I have a p0605 (ROM Error) and comes back immediately after clearing. I've concluded my ecu has failed. So my question: I was planning to swap the OEM ecu with a used (cloned) one. Only difference is that I'm also planning to have the immobilizer deleted. Anyone ever run into problems with a...
  2. Golf III & Jetta III
    1997 Volkswagen Golf K2 Hatchback Selling Price: $1200 Feel free to reach out via text to talk about price. Details: 140,000 miles 5 Speed Manual Clean Inside Will Clean Outside Condition: Hard to Find * Moonroof * 5 Speed Manual * Clean Title Nice Radio (Aux and USB Compatible) Issues...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    With all the social distancing going on, it might be nice to have a vacation where social distancing feels normal. Enter: the Mini-Camper. The vehicle is based on the Caddy, but VW remembered it was German and became dissatisfied with the lack of literalness of the previous name, Caddy Beach...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Looks like Volkswagen knows how to party because the California knows how to party. It's the sixth-generation of the venerable Volkswagen camper van, which shot to popularity back when owners first started to use them to smoke their stuff and drink all their wine back in the 1960s,  and it...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust probe into four automakers that  formed a pact with California to compromise on tailpipe emissions , effectively circumventing federal regulators, last July. Over the summer, Ford Motor Co., Honda Motor Co., BMW AG, and Volkswagen Group announced a...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen California knows how to party. They keep it rockin, campsite rockin. Now a refreshed version gets a new nose and the inside gets digital controls to add some California love. It's the California 6.1 The Volkswagen named for a state where you can't buy one. It's the most popular...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    While California has some of the best driving roads in the country, large swaths of the state suffer from serious congestion issues. For years, the preferred solution was to bolster public transit in San Francisco and Los Angeles while simultaneously establishing high-speed rail lines between...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is bringing the California XXL concept to production. It will debut at the Dusseldorf Caravan Salon as the Grand California. It's set to be based on the medium wheelbase Crafter van. That's the company's full-size commercial van, larger than the T6 Transporter based California. The...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Back in May Volkswagen’s legal department was hard at work trademarking the name Australia for some reason and now the same team (I assume) is hard at work trademarking some suffixes. The names Australia Ocean , Australia Coast , and Australia Beach were all trademarked at the European...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Synecdoche is the figure of speech in which a part comes to mean the whole. In product design, it means that you’ve created something so good that everybody agrees yours is the yardstick. You don’t ask for a tissue, you ask for a Kleenex. You don’t ask for hook and loop fasteners, you ask for...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Officials in California are considering banning the sale of internal combustion engine cars as China and countries in Europe look to do the same. California Governor Jerry Brown has expressed interest in banning the sale of internal combustion vehicles in communications with California Air...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    For as long as Volkswagen has been making big empty vehicles, people have been camping in them. The latest addition to this great tradition is this California XXL concept. Despite the name, you won’t see one in California, which is kind of cruel, but hey: Europeans might never actually see one...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Don’t be surprised if you look up to the sky and see Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May’s heads floating above you. The huge heads have been sighted in Los Angeles, California, and Amazon showed off a photo of them flying past the iconic Hollywood sign. The company has also been...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Ever since dieselgate, the question of just how Volkswagen will spend the roughly $2 billion it agreed to pay to fund green initiatives has been pressing. Now, there’s more clarity on just what VW is planning thanks to a new website set up by the automaker. Electrify America is the name of the...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    The California regulator that played an important part in uncovering Volkswagen Group’s emissions cheating plot detailed a list of options on how the automaker will be required to spend the $800 million penance by advancing green tech and nonpolluting cars. On Thursday, the CARB said...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Reuters is reporting that Volkswagen AG will pay an additional $86 million in civil penalties to California because of the emissions scandal. The new fine was revealed in a statement from state Attorney General Kamala Harris, who is running for Senate. The fine resolves certain claims...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Bloomberg reported this weekend that according to an unnamed source, Volkswagen AG will submit a $10 billion plan as part of its American TDI settlement. The plan will go before a judge who will decide on whether or not the plan is acceptable on June 28. The plan sets aside $6.5 billion for...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    Driving down East Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach, California, it's apparent something is going on.  Banners hang from flag poles, advertising 'Gran Prix Week' to anyone with wandering eyes and a few moments to spare.  The branding of various race series are posted on buildings.  Certain streets...
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