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Volkswagen to Resurrect the Scout as an All-Terrain Electric Truck & SUV

Volkswagen to Resurrect the Scout as an All-Terrain Electric Truck & SUV

The International Harvester Scout was a beloved utility vehicle that still has an ardent fanbase even decades after its production ceased. The open-top, all-terrain SUV was built here in the U.S. in Indiana and was a groundbreaking model for its time. Now it’s time for the Scout to return and shake things up once gain. This time, it’s Volkswagen that will be producing the Scout for 21st century drivers as an electric vehicle. A few years ago, Volkswagen purchased the…

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Volkswagen Brings Back Iconic Microbus as ID. Buzz

Volkswagen Brings Back Iconic Microbus as ID. Buzz

Are you disappointed that you missed out on the groovy, free-spirited 1960s? Do you wish you could’ve taken a road trip with your friends to concerts across the U.S. in an iconic Volkswagen Bus?  Well, you’ll have your chance to experience the Swinging Sixties in the 21st century. Volkswagen is resurrecting its beloved T1 Microbus as an all-electric vehicle for cargo and passenger transportation. The new ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo will provide zero-emission, sustainable transportation for drivers of…

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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 Donates a 2019 Arteon to Charity

Volkswagen Donates a 2019 Arteon to Charity

Volkswagen took part in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Charity Drawing during Monterey Car Week in August, donating a 2019 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line® for a lucky grand-prize winner. Proceeds from all tickets sold at the event benefitted the Natividad Foundation, based out of Salinas, California. “We are thrilled that the Arteon has helped raise money for high-quality health care and trauma services through this charity drawing,” said Hinrich J. Woebcken, President and CEO, Volkswagen North American Region. “Volkswagen is…

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Take a Peek at the All-New VW Atlas

Take a Peek at the All-New VW Atlas

For the 2018 model year, Volkswagen is introducing a new SUV model called the Atlas. The all-new VW Atlas is large and in charge in an All-American way, as families will love its roomy interior, comfortable ride, strong engine, and great interior features. At least at first, all Atlas models will be powered by a 3.6-liter V6 rated at 276 horsepower, paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive will come standard, but 4Motion® all-wheel-drive will be available on all…

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