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Where Your Author Sells a Subaru During a Pandemic (Part I)

I last gave an update on the vehicles which occupy my drive back in February. At the time, the Volkswagen’s roof rattle issues had (finally) been corrected and I was all ready for a quick sale of my Subaru Outback. But said quick sale was interrupted by a few different issues, both local and global. […] The post Where Your Author Sells a Subaru During a Pandemic (Part I) appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Editorials, Used Cars, Car Buying, Autos, Volkswagen, Wagons, Subaru, Outback, Subaru Outback, News Blog, Cuvs

Cyprus: Fluid Trademarks - What You Need To Know - Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants

We have recently seen two of the biggest global brands bringing about arguably some small changes but with enormous effect. Volkswagen appears to have distanced the two letters ...
Tags: News, Cyprus, Volkswagen, Michael Kyprianou

Volkswagen Scirocco GT | Spotted

A more stylish, better driving version of VW's best GTI, and yet the Scirocco didn't survive - why?
Tags: Vw, Volkswagen, GTI

A top industry executive says there are 3 major players in autonomous vehicles, and Waymo, the most talked-about company in the business, isn't one of them (APTV)

An autonomous-vehicle company needs a talented software team, a lot of money, and close ties to a car company to become a major player in the industry, according to Karl Iagnemma, the CEO of Hyundai and Aptiv's autonomous-vehicle joint venture. Aptiv, Cruise, and Argo AI are the only companies that have all three, he said. Aprtiv and Hyundai plan to have an automated-driving platform available to ride-sharing services, fleet operators, and automakers by 2022 while also building their own self-...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Elon Musk, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Panasonic, Las Vegas, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Cto, Karl Iagnemma, Waymo, Argo AI, Zoox

2019 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium Review – Gliding Under the Radar

Have you seen a Volkswagen Arteon in traffic? Odds are, you probably haven’t. According to our friends at GoodCarBadCar, Volkswagen sold less than 3,000 units in 2019, and 788 through March of this year. To date, there hasn’t been a month in which more than 400 units were sold. To be fair, the car hasn’t […] The post 2019 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium Review – Gliding Under the Radar appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Volkswagen, Car Reviews, New Cars, Arteon, Volkswagen Arteon, 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium Review, GoodCarBadCar Volkswagen

Volkswagen’s Dieselgate Concludes in the U.S.

Volkswagen Group appears to have completed the terms laid out by the U.S. Department of Justice after it decided the automaker required some oversight in the wake of the 2015 emissions fiasco (colloquially known as Dieselgate). VW was found guilty of equipping certain models with emissions-cheating software that would allow the car to run cleaner under […] The post Volkswagen’s Dieselgate Concludes in the U.S. appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Regulation, United States, Vw, Autos, Fines, Volkswagen, Department Of Justice, Doj, Oversight, Dieselgate, U S Department of Justice, Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen AG, Larry Thompson, News Blog

Volkswagen: Sorry

Volkswagen launched an exceptional offer on a series of models, that includes 3 financing’s tranches paid, maintenance and health insurance. An incredible deal for everyone. Well, almost everyone. Because right now there are 5 astronauts on the ISS and they are the only ones who can’t take advantage of the special offer. From this, the idea of creating an apology campaign addressed to the astronauts which, at the same time, reminds everyone else that this offer is now availabl...
Tags: Advertising, Volkswagen, Iss

Ennio Morricone's 'Rabbia E Tarantella'

An absolute favorite piece of music to cranku-up while driving around in my Volkswagen Vanagon... for some unknown reason. Not nearly as good in other, less dopey and pokey cars.
Tags: Video, News, Volkswagen, Ennio Morricone, Driving Music, Movie Themes, Rabbia

2022 VW Tiguan Sports New Look & Upgraded Tech Features

2022 VW Tiguan heads to the United States in the fall of 2021.Styling features include a change in VW’s logo on the vehicle.New Travel Assist feature helps control steering and braking. Volkswagen refreshes their Tiguan, prepping it for both the European and U.S. markets. Available first in Europe as a 2021 model, it will take some time to get to us here in America. We won’t see the new Tiguan until the fall of 2021 when it will actually be a 2022 model.  We’ll walk you through the 2021 m...
Tags: Europe, America, United States, Vw, Ford, Autos, Volkswagen, Cadillac, Vw Tiguan, TSI, Volkswagen of America Inc, Car News, Budak, Digital Cockpit, Emily Pruitt, Digital Cockpit VW

Pretty Girl in Crimson Rose (8) - A memoir of love, exile and crosswords ~ Sandy Balfour

'Like a crossword clue, history never makes sense at first reading. The surface is plausible, but discordant. We need a second reading to impose order.' I honestly don't know what I'd without you all. How would I find books like this if one of you didn't email and suggest I read it. It was one of those mornings when I was in need of 'different' then in whizzed an email from one of you suggesting I read Pretty Girl in Crimson Rose (8) - A memoir of love, exile and crosswords by Sandy Balfo...
Tags: Books, England, London, South Africa, 2020, Home Office, Cape Town, Guardian, Volkswagen, Times, Daimler, Amundsen, Dovegreyreader, Penelope Lively, Julia Blackburn, Sandy Balfour

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift with several new features revealed

The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift has been revealed. The refreshed version of...
Tags: Autos, Volkswagen

Probing Continues at Volkswagen, Continental

German prosecutors have incorporated Continental into a probe aimed at determining whether Volkswagen Group cheated on emissions testing. While confessing to the crime in the United States years earlier is a fairly good indication of corporate guilt, Germany wants to make extra sure VW was in the wrong and has branched out its investigation to include […] The post Probing Continues at Volkswagen, Continental appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Germany, United States, Vw, Investigations, Autos, Volkswagen, Diesel, Emissions, Continental, Dieselgate, Volkswagen Group, News Blog, Probes, Criminal Probes, Volkswagen Continental

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan – Refreshed CUV to Arrive… Eventually

Volkswagen just revealed the new Tiguan. For next year. Why did the brand take the virtual wraps off the refreshed version of the Tiguan a year and a half before it goes on sale here, as a 2022 model? Because Europe gets it first. It goes on sale there “shortly.” Might as well just gather […] The post 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan – Refreshed CUV to Arrive… Eventually appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Autos, Volkswagen, New Cars, Future Cars, News Blog, Tiguan, Volkswagen Tiguan, 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

Brand Moves for Wednesday July 1

Eighteen weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand move...
Tags: Facebook, Uber, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, UK, New York, London, Instagram, Microsoft, France, Germany, Advertising, US, Linkedin, Netflix, New York Times

Wireless and Bauer’s Octave Audio launches

Octave Audio, the joint venture from Wireless and Bauer, has now launched with campaigns by the UK Government, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, VOXI and Vision Express. The UK Government was amongst one of the first brands and organisations to sign up. It will use Octave Audio’s audience-driven advertising solutions to communicate their test and trace messaging, in aims of reducing the spread of coronavirus. Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz have also booked campaigns, utilising Octave’s Audience Forte;...
Tags: UK, Sales & Marketing, Radio, Wireless, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Bauer, Bauer Media, Octave, Vision Express, VOXI, Manning Gottlieb, Octave Audio, Volkswagen Mercedes Benz VOXI, Octave 's Audience Forte, Charlie Brookes

Mark Zuckerberg's net worth dropped nearly $10 billion in just a week as an advertiser boycott sinks Facebook's share price. Here's how the CEO makes and spends his fortune.

Advertisers including Verizon, Honda, and Ben & Jerry's are boycotting Facebook over the social network's lack of hate-speech moderation. The boycott is sinking both Facebook's share price and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's net worth. Zuckerberg has a net worth of $82.3 billion, making him the fourth-richest person in the world. Zuckerberg drives an affordable car and wears basic clothes, but appears to splurge on real estate, buying houses and then buying the surrounding properties for privacy.  Zu...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Yahoo, Minneapolis, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Eu, Bloomberg, Palo Alto, Harvard, Ford, Paris, Athens

Volkswagen now officially runs Europe’s biggest electric car plant

One of the world’s biggest carmakers is calling time on producing internal combustion vehicles at one of its biggest factories in Germany. From now on, that factory will only produce electric cars — and it’ll claim the title of Europe’s largest electric vehicle plant. Last Friday, Volkswagen announced that its Zwickau plant has produced its last combustion engined vehicle. The last car to roll off the Zwickau production line was a Golf R station wagon with a 2.0 liter petrol engine in case you w...
Tags: Startups, Electric Vehicle, Europe, Germany, Cars, Volkswagen, Shift, Zwickau, Tesla Cybertruck, Lordstown Endurance

The Station: Amazoox, TuSimple seeks $250M and the next e-scooter battleground

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi friends and first-time readers. Welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. Remember please reach out and email me at [email protected] to share thoughts, ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Elon Musk, UK, California, Oregon, Saudi Arabia, China, New York City, Tech, Information, Tesla, Ars Technica

Volkswagen: Partners in Reinvention: a-ha and e-mobility

Tags: Advertising, Volkswagen

Car companies will sacrifice autonomous vehicles before they cut spending on EVs as the auto industry faces its biggest threat since the 2008 financial crisis, an expert says

While the coronavirus has created an enormous challenge for the auto industry, it isn't likely to derail plans to roll out new electric vehicles in the coming years, industry experts and automakers told Business Insider. Emissions and production regulations, particularly in Europe and China, will give auto companies little choice but to sell more EVs, said Maryann Keller, the principal of Maryann Keller and Associates.  Volkswagen, Toyota, and four other automakers told Business Insider the co...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, China, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Toyota, Volkswagen, Honda, Morgan Stanley, EVs, Keller, Mercedes Benz, Morningstar

COVID-19 rocked the auto industry, but the pandemic hasn't derailed the shift toward electric and self-driving cars. It's forging ahead.

The novel coronavirus has had a major impact on travel habits in recent months, but it won't have a profound impact on the future of electric and autonomous vehicles, industry experts told Business Insider. Autonomous-vehicle companies may add more limited-occupancy models to their lineups and increase their focus on deliveries, said Reilly Brennan, a partner at Trucks Venture Capital. And automakers may seek more partnerships related to electric-vehicle technology, but electric-vehicle adopti...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Warren Buffett, Toyota, Volkswagen, Morgan Stanley, Harley Davidson, Chrysler Pacifica, Mercedes Benz, Morningstar, Robotaxi

320hp Arteon R Shooting Brake revealed

Upset all the fast estates have disappeared? Volkswagen R to the rescue...
Tags: Volkswagen

Volkswagen Reminds Us the Arteon Exists by Refreshing It Already

You’re forgiven for forgetting the Volkswagen Arteon exists. That’s not necessarily the car’s fault. It’s a fairly good large sports sedan, but it plays in a class that has been overshadowed by the crossover craze, and top-level Arteons are priced so that similar Audis start to look appealing. As I wrote when the car launched, […] The post Volkswagen Reminds Us the Arteon Exists by Refreshing It Already appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Volkswagen, New Cars, Future Cars, News Blog, Arteon, Volkswagen Arteon, 2021 Volkswagen Arteon

The Station: DoorDash snags $400M, Bolt Mobility deploys self-cleaning tech, and disappearing Jump bikes

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi friends and first-time readers. Welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. Let’s get straight to it this week. Remember please reach out and email me at kirsten.koro...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Facebook, Lyft, Europe, Japan, UK, California, Southeast Asia, New York City, San Francisco, Tech, Automotive, Ford, House, Paris

Volkswagen Seeks Open-Source Approach To Refine Car Operating System

Volkswagen wants to use an open-source approach to refine elements of a software-based car operating system being developed by the carmaker, Christian Senger, its board member responsible for digital services and software, said. From a report: With the advent of autonomous driving, carmakers have been forced to link up radar, camera and ultrasonic sensors and connect them to braking and steering components, something which requires thousands of lines of software code. "There is a race to create ...
Tags: Tech, Tesla, Vw, Volkswagen, Reuters, Senger, Christian Senger, Thomas Ulbrich

The safety of Portland protestors is under threat due to aggressive car drivers

A car driver drove toward a large group of marchers on SE Powell near Cleveland High School on June 13th. (Still image taken from PPB video) I was afraid of this. For years we’ve been warning about the threat of vehicular violence by people using cars. Now it’s on the rise amid the daily marches against police violence and racism that have been going on in Portland for three weeks straight. There have been several documented cases of Black Lives Matter protests being disturbed by car drivers ...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Volkswagen, Black Lives Matter, Clinton, Bloomberg News, Powell, Portland Police Bureau, Cleveland High School, Jessup, Jonathan Maus, National Association of City Transportation, Dave Killen

Paging Raymond Loewy: Volkswagen ID.4 Leaked

Hey, look — it’s Volkswagen’s upcoming electric crossover! Leaked on the forum and spied by Jalopnik on Wednesday, the MEB-platform EV, which will one day roll out of Chattanooga Assembly, apparently used a Coke bottle for a muse. Shunning straight lines as well as gasoline, the ID.4 has been spotted disguised as both an Opel and a […] The post Paging Raymond Loewy: Volkswagen ID.4 Leaked appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Crossovers, Volkswagen, EVs, Jalopnik, Raymond Loewy, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, ID.4, Volkswagen ID.4, Chattanooga Assembly, ID.4 Cross

The 5 Coolest Things About The 2020 VW Jetta GLI

We recently took the 2020 VW Jetta R-Line for a spin and enjoyed our time behind the wheel. The best part was how our press vehicle came with a manual transmission! And that’s also one of the 5 coolest things about the VW Jetta GLI. In this brief video, Jerohn Anderson, Product Communications Specialist at Volkswagen of America, takes us around the Jetta GLI. While we really liked the R-Line, maybe it’s time to consider opting for the GLI? We think so . . . Original article: The 5 Cool...
Tags: America, Magazine, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Car Talk, Jetta GLI, VW Jetta GLI, Jerohn Anderson Product Communications

Audi sets up Silicon Valley office to develop automated driving systems for US market

Audi has opened an office in Silicon Valley that aims to adapt and develop advanced driver assistance systems for the U.S. market.  The Audi Automated Driving Development (A2D2) R&D office will be located in San Jose and initially staffed with about 60 employees. The company said A2D2 will have the “flexibility to quickly develop new software and to collaborate with nearby startups for production-intent applications.” This new R&D office is focused on advancing so-called Level 2 systems, a...
Tags: Europe, California, Cars, US, America, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, United States, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Volkswagen, North America, Audi, Driver, Malibu

Experts rank ChargePoint and 14 other major players in the world of electric-vehicle charging

The research firm Guidehouse Insights ranked 15 companies that make hardware for electric-vehicle chargers. The list excludes companies that make charging stations to help sell electric vehicles (like Tesla and Nio Power) or charging services (like Electrify America and Ionity). Companies were evaluated on a variety of criteria related to their strategy and execution, including differentiation, partners, geographic reach, and portfolio. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SEE A...
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