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2019 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots

Volkswagen’s Jetta is about to be redesigned, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype.<p>The current Jetta, the nameplate's sixth iteration, …

VW plans for electric trucks and buses, starting production next year

Volkswagen Group has now detailed its aggressive electrification timeline for every part of its vehicle operations, including heavy trucks, setting …

Porsche’s Mission E caught testing alongside Tesla vehicles

Ignore the exhaust tips on the back. Those are just to throw off casual onlookers. According to our friends at Autoblog, there’s a good chance this is the electric car Porsche hopes to throw down against Tesla. Called Mission E in previous concepts, Porsche has talked about this car for several …

Tesla

Clever Ways to Use Awkward Spaces in Your Kitchen

If you've ever priced a kitchen renovation, you probably know that custom cabinets are very, very expensive. Which leaves most people working with …

Home Depot

Used car 'time bomb' complicates auto industry transformation, new report says

The historic transformation of the automobile industry will generate billions to trillions of dollars for companies and investors. But for traditional automakers, the road ahead will be bumpy, risky and expensive.<p>That's the assessment of consulting firm AlixPartners, which released an extensive …

Automotive Industry

Bars Behind Refrigerator Doors Are So Hot Right Now

Two new and wildly different bars in D.C. share the same kind of inconspicuous entrance: a refrigerator door.<p>Eater examines this latest phenomenon.<p><b>Chicken + Whiskey</b><p><b>The Spot</b>: 1738 14th Street NW<p><b>The Players</b><b>:</b> Maryland-based Star Restaurant Group<p><b>The Situation:</b> After devouring slow-brined Peruvian …

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: It Ain't About Investing Sexy, It's About Investing For The Long Haul (May 2017 Review)

<i>Outlook</i><p>The market continues to be unfazed by all the headlines being thrown at with another solid month of returns in May despite all the chatter. …

7 electric cars coming to market by 2020 that you can actually afford

A slew of long-range, electric cars are expected to hit the market by 2020.<p>Several of these electric vehicles will be made by luxury automakers and will likely cost upwards of $50,000.<p>But there are also several automakers working on EVs with a range of 200-plus miles that will likely have a …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen Arteon will pull over if you pass out or doze off

With its on-sale date looming on the horizon, Volkswagen has begun talking up the Arteon's safety and technology features, including Emergency Assist …

Volvo and Audi turn to Android for next-gen connected cars

Volvo and Audi are looking to do more with Android in its forthcoming connected vehicles, the companies announced on Monday ahead of this week’s Google I/O developer conference. The companies will be showing off the fruits of this deeper integration at the event in San Jose, which goes beyond …

Car Tech

Ready to T-ROC? Everything we know about Volkswagen's upcoming SUV

When the Volkswagen T-ROC was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show back in 2014, it was little more than a handsome Golf-based concept with off-road pretensions. Like many concept cars it had an unlikely removable hard top and wheels the size of Lower Saxony, and as such it joined the swelling ranks …

Editorial: California must put brakes on VW’s EV plan

The California Air Resources Board needs to put the brakes on Volkswagen’s plan for spending the $800 million settlement of its diesel emissions …

This Exceedingly Original VW Beetle Is a Facebook Exec's Pride and Joy

Matt Jacobson, the eighth person hired at Facebook, can afford pretty much anything. This '55 VW says a lot about him.<p>Matt Jacobson is the Head of Market Development for Facebook and Instagram. He's also a man who lives by the water in Manhattan Beach, California, loves to surf, does yoga to clear …

Save money by making these 5 simple phone calls today

Sometimes it seems like the only way to save money is to live like a miser: You're constantly hearing things like, "skip brunch" and "save your tax …

27 Oscar-Winning Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Netflix is full of classics, if you only know where to look...

New York and San Francisco are the 2 most expensive rental markets in the world

Of the 120 global cities researched by online property service Nested, the top three most expensive rental markets are San Francisco, New York City, and Boston. They easily blow away other global hot spots such as Hong Kong, London, Tokyo, Paris, Vancouver, and Toronto. After years of soaring rents …

Simple home hacks could save up to 65 percent on your utility bills

The colder it gets, the higher your utility bills spike, from hot water to heat. And experts say this year, costs could skyrocket even higher than last year because of rising fuel costs.<p>But even if you aren't handy, there are simple hacks you can do yourself around the house that can save you big …

Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition Concept

At this year’s Chicago Auto Show, the Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition Concept will make its debut. The crossover is based on the Atlas SEL Premium …

Chicago Auto Show

Why Trump's plan to tax cars built in Mexico is un-American

Both Ford and General Motors have endured attacks from Trump about their operations in Mexico, where automakers from around the world have established factories to export vehicles to both the US and other markets.<p>Trump wants a build-it-here-sell-it-here approach because he stands to benefit from …

Hybrid Inclusive Mobility?

It’s probably a good thing that at first glance, I couldn’t tell whether the Volkswagen Roller was an urban mobility device or a disabled mobility …

VW and Audi to Buy Back up to 20,000 V-6 TDI Vehicles

Owners of Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche vehicles with the Audi-designed and -built 3.0-liter turbo-diesel (TDI) V-6 probably paid a lot more for their vehicles than those who bought cars with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder TDI engine. But that didn’t earn them a place at the front of the line for a …

Volkswagen

3 ETFs to Help You Make More Money in Retirement

Most financial advisorswill tell retirees to put most of their savings in bonds, which offer fixed income without the volatility -- so long as they aren't sold before maturity. That might seem wise as interest rates climb, but retirees can still consider buying a few high-yielding ETFs …

German authorities probe Volkswagen's Porsche for manipulation software

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany is investigating whether Volkswagen’s (VW) sportscar brand Porsche used software to disguise exhaust emissions, the country’s car industry regulator said on Thursday, in a fresh blow to VW’s attempts to move on from a 15 month-old scandal.<p>A view shows the logo of …

Automotive Industry

The 2017 VW Golf Alltrack Just Looks Like Fun

Why buy a dedicated 4x4 when you can have what is essentially a new Golf Country?<p>Volkswagen's MQB Platform has established itself well since its …

Take Your Storage Up A Level With These Smart Shelving Hacks

Cheap shelving is easy to come by, but the inexpensive options that are little more than glorified pieces of plywood won't add much interest to a …

Volkswagen Sets Out on a Long Road Into an Electric Future

Volkswagen AG’s trumpeted ‘biggest restructuring program ever’ in the wake of Dieselgate looks radical by its own standards, but it’s less so by …