A Ford Mustang Mach-E being debuted at an event.
Trucks & SUVs

A Smaller Ford Mustang Is Coming Soon

Ford unveiled its Mustang SUV just last month at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show. Already it has announced a smaller Mustang is on the way. Ford said it wasn’t done sprinkling the Mustang name around to other new products. Man, it wasted no time in doing it. So, another, different Ford Mustang is coming …

Volkswagen Amarok
Trucks & SUVs

2022 VW Amarok Signals Redesigned Ford Ranger

Volkswagen’s all-new Amarok midsize pickup is coming in 2022. That means the all-new Ford Ranger is coming in 2022. What’s the connection? Ford and VW announced in January 2019 they will share certain platforms and co-develop other new ones. Part of that agreement included having the 2022 Ranger and Amarok share not only architecture but …

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Trucks & SUVs

Here’s What Volkswagen’s SUV Names Mean

People sometimes ask, “What’s in a name?,” and we find ourselves asking that about the less well-known names Volkswagen gives some of its vehicles. Native English speakers get “Beetle” “Golf,” and we even got the VW “Thing” from back in the 1970s. But once it started doing other names starting with “T,” it can be …

Hybrids & Electrics

Will the Volkswagen ID3 Be Sold in America?

Volkswagen just revealed its new ID3 electric car (stylized as ID.3) the night before the 2019 International Motor Show in Frankfurt. The Volkswagen ID3 is groundbreaking as the first of Volkswagen’s new generation of all-electric vehicles and is a realignment of the brand toward being environmentally friendly. The car is the first VW that is …

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Trucks & SUVs

7 Worst Car Picks for New Drivers

Getting a driver’s license is an exciting time. The new driver has gained a measure of freedom and gets to pick out that first, special vehicle. It’s important to make good choices when selecting your first vehicle. Some vehicles have too much power for a new driver. Some vehicles need a bit more road experience than a …

Cars

2020 VW T-Roc Cabriolet Is Coming (But Not Here)

Those of you in a funk over the cancellation of the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet and can’t afford a Land Rover Range Rover Evoque convertible can now rejoice! No, the CrossCab is not coming back, nor will there be a price cut on the Evoque ‘vert. What appears to be a worthy replacement is on the …

Hybrids & Electrics

GM, VW Say “No Future” in Hybrids

Model cancellations, consolidations, and a march toward electrification are leading car manufacturers to make drastic decisions. Today, the Wall Street Journal announced that both General Motors and Volkswagen are killing off their Hybrid models. For them, it’s either conventional engines or electric — no middle ground. What they’re saying “Our strong preference is to go …

Cars

Volkswagen Kills Six-Year/72,000-Mile Warranty

Volkswagen gives a little, and takes a little. On the heels of their 2015 Dieselgate scandal, Volkswagen Group of America wanted to present a positive face. They began offering a six-year and 72,000-mile new car warranty. It was a great way to show potential and returning customers they were solidly behind their products in spite …