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Test Drive | 2016 Passat SE 1.8T with Technology

Weeks after the unveiling of the fully revamped 2016 VW Passat in New York City, including some amazing tunes provided by Lenny Kravitz, an event that coincidentally was in sync with initial reports of the company’s diesel testing woes, Volkswagen hosted Be Car Chic and several other local media at its Virginia headquarters for a […]

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2016 VW Passat | Apple CarPlay step-by-step demo

Volkswagen has made syncing your smartphone with its redesigned, Tennessee-built Passat as easy as pie. During a first drive event at VW’s headquarters in Herndon, Va., we experienced the 2016 Passat and its plethora of technology. VW piqued my curiosity with the installation of Apple CarPlay in this vehicle. It is the first opportunity I […]

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New Volkswagen commercials!

BY Liza Smith, Automotive Ads Contributor | @Homadge Volkswagen has been airing some AWESOME commercials this past month. Personally, I wasn’t a huge fan of the big game spot (though I thoroughly enjoyed the teaser ad), so post-Super Bowl, I am so thrilled to see a whole slew of new ads that make me smile […]

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2013 “Get Happy” Volkswagen Game Day Commercial

BY Liza Colby Smith | Homadge.com OH NO. Pretty big sad face here. Volkswagen has let me down… big time. I had such huge expectations. I wanted to be blown away by the VW big game commercial after viewing their teaser ad. But nope, this ad is not doing it for me at all. First off, […]

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VW “Sunny Side” Big Game Teaser Video

BY Liza Colby | Homadge.com Oooooh oooh ooh! I am super stoked for the VW big game commercial… are you? Just the YouTube description has me feeling giddy – “In this pre-game release video Volkswagen and reggae legend Jimmy Cliff join together to infuse much-needed positivity and good vibes into a world that’s become awash […]

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Monthly Car Review: 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE

BY Andrew Stoy |  autoweek.com What is it? If you hadn’t heard, Volkswagen has big plans for the American market: The company wants to roughly triple the number of vehicles it sells in the United States by 2018. To do that, we’re getting a few models tailored specifically to what VW thinks are this country’s tastes, […]

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WAPA wraps up 2011 with Volkswagen, Tim Mahoney

On Friday, December 9, the Washington Automotive Press Association held a luncheon at Volkswagen North America’s headquarters in Herndon, Va. A blend of journalists and industry representatives attended to both conclude another year of quality WAPA programming and to hear from VW’s chief of product and marketing, Tim Mahoney. Following a catered lunch provided by […]

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Hey buddy, distracted driving applies to you, too

Updated 12/3/11 at 7:03 a.m. Earlier this week, I was astonished at the carelessness of one of our own. I couldn’t believe the behavior of a professional who represents the auto industry here in the D.C. area. A friend of mine brought the tweet of Audi’s social media manager, Andy White, to my attention because of […]

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