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Bad News: There is No Next Bugatti

Whether it is a change of course or it’s getting ready to be sold, Bugatti announced there will be no next hypercar. The car that was being developed as a companion to the Chiron has been nixed as the Coronavirus claims another victim. “We had talks about a second-model lineup,” Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann said. …

Volkswagen Passat driving through the countryside
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The 2020 Volkswagen Passat Can’t Keep up With the Class

Volkswagen has updated its aging Passat for the 2020 model year though it’s still part of the fourth generation launched in 2012. In the mid-size sedan class with heavy hitters like Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, and Kia’s new K5, the new Passat would need a strong update to stay competitive. The new 2020 Volkswagen Passat features some exterior and interior …

The 2020 VW Atlas boasts sharp lines and bold exterior color options.

Respected Critics Don’t Agree on the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas offers an enjoyable riding experience, and it’s pretty stylish. However, the reviews on this year’s VW Atlas are mixed, to say the least. Some reviewers celebrate its spacious cabin and fuel economy. Others critics question this SUV’s overall dependability. But ultimately, it’s up to you to determine whether the pros of the Atlas outweigh its …

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Rusty Monday: VW Microbus Blues

It is hard to understand why any of these wasted VW Microbus rusty heaps escaped the crusher. That makes them the perfect choice for Rusty Monday. Most are so far gone you have to ask, “What’s the point of keeping them?” For your perusal, we have one that remains underwater and one resurrected from underwater. …

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera
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Porsche Under Investigation Over Phony Emissions Numbers

What is it about these German manufacturers that compel them to cheat on emissions numbers? We’ve seen it from Volkswagen, Mercedes, and Audi; and now Porsche. Volkswagen’s journey into emissions cheating became known as “Dieselgate.” Porsche is under investigation over phony gas-engine emissions numbers. Germany’s motor vehicle authority KBA is investigating Porsche AG over the …