The EPA May Have Found A Second Secret Defeat Device In Diesel VWs

Oh, Volkswagen. Volkswagen, Volkswagen, Volkswagen. What’s up? Look, you’ve been caught. That means coming clean with everything. It’s just going to be worse if the EPA or anyone finds more defeat devices, you know, like suspicious coding in the engine controls. Just fess up already, to everything. »10/10/15 8:45amSaturday 8:45am

Volkswagen Admits 'Defeat Device' On 11 Million Engines Worldwide, Sets Aside $7.2B

Things just went from catastrophic to apocalyptic as Volkswagen just admitted that the emission test cheating engine management software at the center of the Dieselgate controversy is installed in 11 million Volkswagen Group cars worldwide. They also say they’ll set aside $7.2 billion in just the third quarter to… »9/22/15 7:30am9/22/15 7:30am

Understanding The 'Test Mode' That Let VW Trick The Emissions Test

Volkswagen faces a maximum fine of $18 billion for having diesels that are much dirtier in real world driving than during the EPA’s mandated tests. But how does a car know it is being tested? Consumer Reports explains that the method is simple and uses a feature common in modern cars — but VW is in hot water over how… »9/21/15 6:47pm9/21/15 6:47pm

Your Guide To Dieselgate: Volkswagen's Diesel Cheating Catastrophe 

Yes, it’s a catastrophe. There’s no other way to describe the allegations from the Environmental Protection Agency that Volkswagen cheated on their emissions tests with nearly half a million TDI diesel cars. What’s at stake here? Potentially billions in fines, criminal prosecutions, VW’s reputation, and maybe even the… »9/21/15 10:05am9/21/15 10:05am

Fill This Volkswagen Van Cooler With Snapple and Other Hippy Drinks

It was an endearing symbol of the ‘60s, but the iconic Volkswagen Van has since becomes a sought-after and expensive collectible. And while you can’t quit your job and drive across the country in this VW Van cooler, it’s a slightly cheaper way to dodge grown-up responsibilities—at least for a weekend. »9/16/15 8:40pm9/16/15 8:40pm

A VW Beetle Toiletries Case For Hippies Who Prefer Staying Clean

The Volkswagen Beetle isn't quite the same symbol of freedom today that it was back in the '60s, but that doesn't mean its iconic design—and the ideals it symbolized—has been forgotten. So the next time you're restless and feeling the need to just get up and travel, bring this VW Beetle toiletries case along because… »3/24/15 5:00pm3/24/15 5:00pm

An Action Cam on a Spinning Car Wheel Makes for One Mesmerizing Ad

An effective commercial doesn't necessarily have to be a multi-million dollar production. Remember that Nike ad with Tiger Woods bouncing a golf ball on his club? It was supposed to be completely different until the director saw his skills on set. VW had similar luck with this ad made with nothing but an action cam… »12/03/14 12:59pm12/03/14 12:59pm

Volkswagen's New App Creates Music Based On Your Driving Style

Have you ever noticed that how you drive is often based on what you're listening to? Softer music can make you a more cautious driver, while loud upbeat tunes make you more aggressive. But with this new app from VW it's the other way around. It generates music in real-time based on how you already drive, so your… »11/26/13 9:40am11/26/13 9:40am