2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Takes Home Best Compact SUV Award

Last month, Volkswagen of America was proud to report that the all-new 2018 Tiguan had been named the "Best Compact SUV of 2017." The Volkswagen SUV was praised for its value, amenities and utility, with editors pointing out that it delivers the top cargo capacity in its segment. Families with young children will be especially pleased to learn that the Tiguan earned the highest possible marks in the Car Seat Check.

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan finished on top of a very competitive Compact SUV category...


NHTSA Recognizes the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas with a 5-Star Safety Rating

Earlier this fall, Volkswagen of America, Inc., reported that the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)had awarded a 5-star overall safety rating to the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV. This means that the seven-passenger 2018 Atlas SUV joins the Jetta, Jetta GLI, Passat and all Golf models as 2018 Volkswagen models to earn overall 5-star safety ratings. On top of that,e the Atlas was also named a 2017 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).


Volkswagen Jetta Wins 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award

Volkswagen of America, Inc. recently announced that the Volkswagen Jetta sedan had received a 2017 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA) from AutoPacific, Inc., a prominent automotive research and consulting firm. By earning top marks in the "Compact Car" segment, the Jetta earned recognition for offering owners the overall experience they were expecting to enjoy when they first bought the vehicle.

Also scoring well in the Compact Car category, the Volkswagen Beetle and Volkswagen Golf placed second and third respectively...


Volkswagen Earns August Sales Increase

Volkswagen of America jst reported that the company has registered another month of positive sales in the United States, as the company soldg 32,015 vehicles during the month -- marking a 9 percent increase over results from August 2016. For the year-to-date, there have been 220,344 Volkswagen vehicles sold in the United States -- a year-over-year jump of 6.4 percent.


I.D. Buzz Earns Prestigious Award

Volkswagen just took home honors at the North American Concept Vehicle of the Year awards for the second consecutive year. The I.D. Buzz electric concept was named the "2017 Concept Truck of the Year" award at the 16th annual awards ceremony in Plymouth, Michigan on July 30.

The I.D. Buzz is the second of three I.D. concept vehicles that Volkswagen has shown so far, and is a shining example of how electric power is able to work with larger vehicles.


Volkswagen Releases Info on the All-New 2018 Tiguan

Volkswagen shared details about the all-new Tiguan late last month, noting that the second-generation SUV is addressing American customers' desires by offering more a more spacious and sophisticated interior environment.

The all-new Tiguan will utilize the same Volkswagen Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) architecture as the 2018 Atlas, with the revamped vehicle boasting a lower, wider stance that measures 10.6 inches longer than the current model.


Volkswagen Enjoys Positive May Sales

Earlier this month, Volkswagen of America declared that the company sold 30,014 vehicles in May 2017 -- an increase of 4.3 percent compared to May 2016 sales. Over the year's first five months, 133,861 Volkswagen vehicles were sold in the United States, delivering a 6.9 percent increase in year-over-year sales.

The month's results showed continued demand for the Golf, Jetta and Beetle families of Volkswagen vehicles...


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