2021 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Premium review | CarAdvice

The Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Premium delivers on the promise found in its name. Pros and Cons Pros Beautifully appointed and spacious interior Drivetrain combination is excellent Brimming with standard equipment Cons Expensive servicing costs No DAB+ radio Counter-intuitive adaptive cruise control (it’s a minor thing) After about half-a-minute behind the Continue Reading

GWM sub-brand Ora set to unveil Volkswagen Beetle-inspired electric car | CarAdvice

The retro-styled Chinese four-door will debut later this month in Shanghai. GWM (Great Wall Motors) sub-brand Ora is set to unveil a Volkswagen Beetle-inspired electric car at the Shanghai motor show later this month. The yet-to-be-named model appears to be slightly longer and wider than the car from which it Continue Reading

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross long-term review: Farewell | CarAdvice

So long and thanks for all the T? We bid farewell to our long-term VW T-Cross and discover a surprise skill along the way. Pros and Cons Pros Base car is the best value and clear pick of the range. What you don’t get, you don’t need Strong list of Continue Reading

Skoda planning electric hatchback based on Volkswagen ID.3 – report | CarAdvice

The Czech car maker is looking to develop a battery-powered hatch, according to reports out of Europe. Skoda is planning to bring a new Volkswagen Golf-sized electric hatch to market in 2024. As a Volkswagen Group brand, it’s believed the new Skoda hatch will be based on the ‘MEB’ architecture Continue Reading

Dieselgate: Volkswagen loses appeal, Australian Federal Court upholds $125 million fine | CarAdvice

A fine of $125 million against Volkswagen for ‘Dieselgate’ has been upheld by the Australian Federal Court. Volkswagen has lost a Federal Court appeal against a $125 million fine handed down in the wake of the ‘Dieselgate’ saga. Volkswagen and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had originally agreed Continue Reading

Volkswagen takes a swipe at Subaru drivers in new ID.4 commercial | CarAdvice

VW is promoting its new all-electric SUV in the US – and poking fun at Subaru owners in the process. Volkswagen has delivered a playful dig at Subaru in a new ad for its ID.4 electric SUV by subtly implying that Subaru owners may not be so deserving of their Continue Reading

2021 Volkswagen Caddy price and specs | CarAdvice

Fifth-generation commercial vehicle to offer three body styles, two engines, two wheelbase lengths and advanced technologies. 2021 Volkswagen Caddy pricing and specification Fifth-generation model here in July in van, people mover and camper bodies Advanced technology on offer, including semi-autonomous driving capabilities Priced from $34,990 before on-road costs Australian pricing Continue Reading

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI Life review | CarAdvice

A midlife upgrade for the Volkswagen Tiguan is subtle but extensive. First up, we’re taking a look at the 110TSI Life, the entry model to the line-up. Pros and Cons Pros Value for money equation is exceptional at this price Interior ergonomics and comfort are first-rate Drive experience is excellent Continue Reading

Volkswagen will not change US brand name to ‘Voltswagen,’ as stunt backfires | CarAdvice

It appears the ‘Voltswagen’ name change was an April Fools prank that leaked online ahead of time. Volkswagen will not change its name in the US to Voltswagen, according to a new report citing insider sources who believe it was an April Fools prank that leaked days earlier than planned. Continue Reading

Volkswagen changes US name to VOLTSwagen, no rebrand planned for Australia | CarAdvice

The manufacturer assures us this is not an April Fools prank. Volkswagen will change the name of its US division to ‘Voltswagen of America’, in a push to highlight the brand’s shift towards electrification. According to US business news outlet CNBC, an incomplete press release leaked overnight suggests the ‘Voltswagen’ Continue Reading