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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has turned in its verdict on the 2019 GTI and it has earned itself a Top Safety Pick award. “We are so pleased to receive the IIHS Top Safety Pick award for the GTI,” said Derrick Hatami, Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Aftersales...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen Atlas has earned a top rating in the latest crash testing from the IIHS. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is the independent group responsible for most of the best crash test videos you see on YouTube. Their staple was the offset front impact, but the institute has...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Strong ratings in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) crash tests means that the Tiguan, when equipped with Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, earns a 2017 Top Safety Pick award. “We are so pleased to receive the IIHS Top Safety Pick award for the...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Poor headlights prevented the new Volkswagen Atlas from qualifying for a coveted Top Safety Pick+ award. The new SUV from Volkswagen did earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick award, after receiving good ratings in all five crash-worthiness tests: small overlap front...
  5. 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...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen group of America said in a statement today that it has joined in the voluntary commitment for automatic emergency braking. A standard starting in 2022. "Volkswagen Group of America takes the safety of our passengers very seriously," says VWGoA. "We are proud to join the National...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that the 2016 Passat, when equipped with the optional Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist) system, has been awarded a 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Herndon, VA  — Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that the 2016 Volkswagen Golf 4-door, Golf SportWagen, Golf GTI 4-door, and Jetta models, when equipped with the optional Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist) system, have been awarded 2015 TOP SAFETY...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Herndon, VA – (September 19,2014) The redesigned 2015 Jetta, when equipped with the optional Forward  Collision Warning system, has been named a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2015 Jetta offers a combination of both passive and active systems and...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Parents take note. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released a list of vehicles recommended as first cars for young drivers largely based on the criteria of safety and relative affordability in the used car market.  Before we post the entire press release from the IIHS, we...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    The 2015 Volkswagen Golf range have been awarded the coveted 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the IIHS for models equipped with the optional forward collision warning system.  Through use of passive and active safety systems, the seventh-generation Golf was engineered to meet or exceed all...
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