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...


e-Golf Receives Top Green Compact Car Honor

Last month, the 2017 AAA Green Car Guide named the Volkswagen e-Golf the Top Green Vehicle in the Compact Car category. The e-Golf earned the highest score among 21 competing compact cars, as vehicles were assessed on 13 different attributes, including ride quality, interior noise, visibility, EPA emissions and slalom handling.


Volkswagen Sees Positive April Sales Results

Volkswagen of America announced earlier this week that the company sold 27,557 vehicles in April, establishing a 1.6 percent improvement over April 2016 results. To date, Volkswagen has booked a 7.7 percent 2017 sales growth over last year, as 103,847 vehicles were sold in the first four months of the year.


Volkswagen Golf Awarded Best Small Car

Recently, Volkswagen of America, Inc. proudly announced that the Volkswagen Golf had been named "Best Small Car" in the 2017 Daily News Autos Awards -- earning the award thanks to the vehicle's performance, safety rating and luxurious details.

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf is driven by a turbocharged direct-injection 1.8-liter four-cylinder TSI® engine that rates an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/35 mpg highway when paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission.


Volkswagen March Sales Are Up

Volkswagen of America announced recently that the company sold 27,635 vehicles in March 2017, realizing a 2.7 percent sales growth over March 2016 numbers. To date, Volkswagen has sold 76,290 vehicles in 2017, which is a 10.1 percent year-over-year sales gain.

The month's results were fueled by the Golf family of vehicles, which sold a total of 6,369 vehicles in March for a 41.7 percent jump...


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