Back in the 1960s, car companies had money to burn. Volkswagen, which had been selling Beetles in the United States even before Volkswagen of America was founded in 1955, had nearly 1,000 dealers across the country, and commissioned a book of humorous cartoons and essays that followed its successful “Think Small” advertising campaign.
Dieselgate continues to create challenges for Volkswagen. The latest is an ad campaign paid for by Volkswagen, but featuring a Chevrolet Bolt EV. It’s all a part of the company’s settlement in the U.S. that required it to spend $2 billion on the promotion of electric vehicles. The ad is for Volkswagen’s Electrify America, so […]
Last week, we posted a story on things taller drivers should be looking out for when purchasing a new vehicle. It suddenly became obvious that we should also provide some advice for those of lesser stature. We polled our smaller friends to find out their challenges when finding a new car.
You do crazy stuff for your kids, but it doesn’t have to involve a ton of money. This guy — called DIYDad, who has a YouTube Channel and Blog about a really cool treehouse he built, too — took a cheap bunk bed he found on Craigslist and transformed it into the coolest VW Microbus […]
Sport Utility Vehicles are a shadow of their former selves. They’re gussied up in tuxedos and tails, when they used to be fit for strapping a deer to the hood and sticking the boat in the water. We searched the files at BestRide.com and found five vintage SUVs that get it right:
Hybrids are something of an easy sell these days, especially with gas prices rising, but electric vehicles are a different story. They’re still outside the average driver’s comfort zone with many fearful of running out of juice due to the lack of charging stations. Volkswagen has a plan to overcome that issue. Electrify America is […]
Volkswagen is introducing an all-new Jetta for 2019, which usually means a price increase. Instead, it’s the reverse with the base price of the new Jetta coming in below that of the outgoing model. Looking for a new or used Volkswagen Jetta? Check out BestRide’s listings search here. The base Volkswagen Jetta starts at $18,545 […]
The debuts at the New York International Auto Show included plenty of production vehicles that will arrive in showrooms for the 2019 model year. They also included several concept cars. Sometimes these are a preview of what will make it in production, but other times they’re flights of fancy. The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concept is […]
The 2018 Volskwagen Passat is a practical mid-size sedan available in six trim levels. This year, Volkswagen gave the Passat a new turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. It replaces the old 1.8-liter engine and helps make the experience of driving the Passat a bit more interesting.