VW’s Four Affordable Electric Cars

Christian Senger, head of the Volkswagen AG’s marque electric-car project announced a few goals and advancements in Shanghai this week, while the brand revealed its first battery-powered crossover named “I.D. Crozz.” By 2018, VW hopes to have small battery-powered vehicles on the Chinese market and more globally shortly thereafter. Altogether, VW’s battery-powered I.D. line will include two SUVs, a sedan, and a hatchback, and as …

Test Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf R

Inside the fast, fun and powerful hatchback

by Justin Kaehler Just last year, it seemed Volkswagen had reached peak hatchback status, but evidently, they had grand plans. The respected company is now ready to release its ultimate hatchback, the Golf R. It’s the fastest, most powerful Golf ever made and has the specs to back it up. It’s bigger and more spacious than the previous generation R, but also lighter and packs …

Test Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The all-new GTI has one thing in common with its previous six generations: it's still some of the most fun driving around

The Golf has been a favorite in its segment since its debut in 1974, selling more than 30 million cars worldwide. The latest generation—its seventh—is finally arriving in the US after a year in other markets. It’s worth the wait. A wider, longer, lower, lighter, faster, more powerful ride comes with the added benefit of increased fuel efficiency and storage space. We’ve always been partial …