2015 Škoda Fabia European Review

2015 Škoda Fabia European Review

Small cars used to be for the city. Now, they say a small car can work just like a big one. To find out what’s what, I borrowed a current Å koda Fabia, then took another new Fabia on a 400 mile trip. I’m writing this in a hotel room balcony with a beautiful view of...
Wörthersee GTI Treffen: Where Volkswagens Rule

Wörthersee GTI Treffen: Where Volkswagens Rule

  Old and new. If you’re into Volkswagens – especially of the modified variety – Wörthersee is to you what Sturgis is for Harley riders or Carlisle to Mopar fans. Thousands and thousands of VW fans take over several small, quiet towns around a beautiful mountain...
New Volkswagen NA Boss Quits Before Taking Position

New Volkswagen NA Boss Quits Before Taking Position

Chairman of Škoda Prof. Dr. Winfried Vahland, who was tapped to lead a new North American Volkswagen region, will be leaving the Volkswagen Group, it was announced Wednesday. Vahland will not be taking the N.A. role which would have given him the responsibility of...
Total Recall: Volkswagen Group Will Fix 8.5M Vehicles in EU

Total Recall: Volkswagen Group Will Fix 8.5M Vehicles in EU

Volkswagen Group will recall 8.5 million vehicles in the European Union’s 28 member states, including the 2.4 million vehicles it is already being forced to recall by the KBA, Germany’s transportation authority, the automaker announced Thursday. Vehicles from the...
Volkswagen Says 430,000 New Cars Cheated CO2 Levels

Volkswagen Says 430,000 New Cars Cheated CO2 Levels

Update: A spokesman for Volkswagen of America said U.S. cars aren’t affected.  Volkswagen announced Friday that more than 400,000 of its cars with “irregularitiesâ€� in reported carbon dioxide emissions were new cars, which could shed new light on how many more...