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High-Value Volkswagen Passat Wins KBB 5-Year Cost to Own Award

High-Value Volkswagen Passat Wins KBB 5-Year Cost to Own Award

If you’re looking for a vehicle that will save you money in the long run while giving you solid performance and features, consider the 2021 Volkswagen Passat. Kelley Blue Book recently honored the Passat as the Best Midsize Car as part of its annual 5-Year Cost-to-Own awards. Each year, KBB projects which vehicles are likely to save you the most money over five years of ownership. Factors that play a role in these calculations include depreciation, fuel economy, maintenance and…

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VW Named to TIME100 Most Influential Companies List

VW Named to TIME100 Most Influential Companies List

For the first time, TIME has announced a list of what it’s deemed to be the 100 Most Influential Companies across the globe. The inaugural TIME100 list includes companies and individuals like Reese Witherspoon, K-pop entertainment group HYBE, the NBA, and the Roblox online gaming platform. Also on that prestigious list is Volkswagen, which was included for its leadership in the automotive world. “I’m honored that TIME chose to recognize the work thousands of Volkswagen employees around the world are…

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Volkswagen launches new Taos subcompact crossover

Volkswagen launches new Taos subcompact crossover

If you’re looking for a peppy, efficient compact SUV, check out the upcoming Volkswagen Taos. This brand-new model will fill a niche in the VW lineup, slotting below the family-favorite Tiguan and the upcoming ID.4 electric vehicle. It boasts a 1.5-liter EA211 engine that’s designed to deliver impressive fuel economy alongside spirited driving dynamics. It’s an updated spin on the engine powering the popular Volkswagen Jetta, and it enables the Taos to deliver 158 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque….

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How Volkswagen is Helping Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

How Volkswagen is Helping Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

Volkswagen has joined in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and around the world by producing and shipping personal protective equipment around the country and to nations like China and Germany to help prevent further spread of the virus. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in China early this year, Volkswagen teams in Europe and Asia have been making masks, medical clothing, and other PPE to China to assist the doctors there. Then the virus broke out in…

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U.S. News Names Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens

U.S. News Names Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens

Every year, U.S. News & World Report considers which of the myriad cars available on today’s market are best suited for newly licensed teenage drivers. For 2019, the publication named the Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens in the $20,000 – $25,000 category. You can test drive the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta at Gossett Volkswagen in Memphis, Tennessee. The Jetta beat out its competition thanks in part to its spacious interior, excellent fuel economy ratings, and available driver-assistive features. The…

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Volkswagen Sponsors 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival

Volkswagen Sponsors 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival

If you’re looking for something to do in your Volkswagen in October, then look no further than the inaugural 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival. This festival, which is about a five-hour drive from us Gossett VW Porsche, is a multi-day celebration of classic and historic vehicles — making it the ideal destination for your weekend away. From Oct. 11-13, head to downtown Chattanooga to check out some of the most beautiful vehicles in the state. The festival, which is sponsored by…

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Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Concept Debuts in New York

Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Concept Debuts in New York

The new Volkswagen Tarok pickup concept made its U.S. debut during the New York International Auto Show in April of this year. VW has not officially announced plans to bring the truck to the US market; rather, the unveiling in the US was to gauge the public’s reception to a compact, versatile, entry-level truck. For now, however, the Tarok will be limited to the South American market, with sales already happening in Brazil. The Tarok concept owes its versatility to…

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Introducing the All-New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Introducing the All-New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Building on the success of the next-generation Jetta and the popularity of the performance-oriented Golf GTI and Golf R, the all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI makes a triumphant return to the lineup. The new Jetta GLI features an even bolder design than even the redesigned Jetta and exhilarating performance to match. “Volkswagen has long been synonymous with small, sporty cars,” said Scott Keogh, CEO, Volkswagen Group of America. “The redesigned 2019 Jetta proved once more that its combination of design,…

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Understanding The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Understanding The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

You’re likely aware of the dangers of driving drunk or buzzed and driving while distracted, but driving while sleepy can be equally as dangerous for you and others on the road. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that 72,000 crashes, 44,000 injuries, and 800 deaths were caused by drowsy driving in 2013, and the Centers for Disease Control notes that this may very well be an underestimation. The dangers of drowsy driving are real, and knowing how to make…

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2020 Volkswagen Passat Debuts

2020 Volkswagen Passat Debuts

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat recently debuted at the North American International Auto Show, and it’s already turning heads. The new model has been totally restyled, making a bold, fresh first impression. On top of that, the 2020 Volkswagen Passat offers even more in the way of driver-assist technologies and smart technology, making it more appealing than ever. New exterior features include a bold, updated grille and a sweeping “tornado” line. The new roofline calls to mind a sporty coupe, giving…

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