VW Introduces Performance R-Line Package for All-New 2018 Atlas

By mtoomey | Posted in VW News on Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:12 PM


Atlas R-Line
Jan 5, 2017

  • R-Line adds design enhancements to the Atlas SE and SEL trims
  • Performance-inspired upgrades include stylish 20-inch aluminum-alloy twin-spoke wheels and stainless-steel pedals
  • Atlas goes on sale in the Spring, with R-Line package available later after launch
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Flynn Breakfast Casserole

By mtoomey | Posted in Flynn Recipe Corner on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 at 4:24 PM

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2017 VW Golf Alltrack Review

By mtoomey | Posted in VW News on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 at 3:49 PM

2017 VW Golf Alltrack Review

Comparing the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack with the reigning king of the slightly-lifted-station-wagon segment is an easy way to open a can of worms you’ll wish you hadn’t. And yet, it’s unavoidable: Subaru’s venerable Outback is even the chosen target of Volkswagen’s marketing department. But things aren’t so simple on paper. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 VW Atlas Production Begins in Chattanooga

By mtoomey | Posted in VW News on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 at 10:02 PM

Volkswagen Chattanooga starts production of 2018 VW Atlas




On December 14, Volkswagen Chattanooga marked the beginning of series production of the Volkswagen Atlas. This marks the beginning of the process of building inventory for market introduction of the Atlas in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Transform 2025+ Volkswagen presents its strategy for the next decade

By mtoomey | Posted in VW News on Monday, December 12th, 2016 at 4:35 PM

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Volkswagen is comprehensively repositioning itself. The Board of Management of the Volkswagen brand has decided on the TRANSFORM 2025+ program which will set the course for the brand over the next decade and beyond. The new strategy focuses on clearer brand positioning across the various regions and segments, backed by significant improvements in efficiency and productivity. At the same time, the brand will be making massive investments in e-mobility and connectivity. Enthusiastic customers, earnings power ensuring a secure future, sustainable mobility and a new team culture will lay the foundation for the Volkswagen brand’s journey to the future. The new vision which is valid throughout the world is: “Volkswagen: Moving People Forward”. Read the rest of this entry »


By mtoomey | Posted in VW News on Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 10:25 PM

Jetta earns TSP+ rating, Golf 4-door and Passat models earn TSP


Herndon, VA (December 8, 2016)  — Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that several of its 2017 models have earned 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK and TOP SAFETY PICK+ ratings by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS): Read the rest of this entry »

2017 VW e-Golf Makes Debut

By mtoomey | Posted in VW News on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 8:47 PM


In a world premiere at Automobility LA today, Volkswagen of America, Inc. presented the latest generation of the e-Golf. Compared to its predecessor, the 2017 e-Golf offers an improved range, more power and new features.

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Winter Driving Tips

By mtoomey | Posted in Tips on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 2:38 PM
Brrr… it’s cold outside. Winter is almost here and we’ve already had a few days of snow and seen temperatures well into the 20’s. Unfortunately, that means slick roads, black ice and shorter days. Because we care about your safety, we looked around for some of the best Winter Driving Tips around and went to the experts at AAA. Check out these tips below.

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VW teases CC successor – Arteon

By mtoomey | Posted in VW News on Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 5:23 PM


In a bid to inject fresh design into its aging portfolio, German automaker Volkswagen Group teased an elongated new four-door sedan that provides clues on the company’s style evolution.

The Volkswagen Arteon will be a “four-door fastback” and will be “positioned above” the Passat sedan, making it the largest and likely most expensive car model in the brand’s lineup. Read the rest of this entry »

The design story behind the all-new VW Atlas

By mtoomey | Posted in VW News on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 9:13 PM

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The designers behind the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, the new seven-passenger sport utility vehicle on display at Automobility LA, say the two-year process of crafting the boldest vehicle ever sold by the brand in America was driven by a well-researched look at how Americans live with their vehicles today. Read the rest of this entry »