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VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By on December 7, 2017

CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 ... Read More
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Volkswagen Expands 72,000-Mile Warranty to Virtually Entire 2018 Lineup

Volkswagen Expands 72,000-Mile Warranty to Virtually Entire 2018 Lineup

By Kelsey Mays on October 2, 2017

CARS.COM — Remember when Volkswagen announced a six-year, 72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty for the new Tiguan and Atlas SUVs? Now the German automaker will expand ... Read More
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2009-2016 Volkswagen CC, 2006-2010 Passat, Passat Wagon: Recall Alert

2009-2016 Volkswagen CC, 2006-2010 Passat, Passat Wagon: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on August 29, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 281,000 model-year 2009-16 Volkswagen CC sedans, and model-year 2006-10 Passat sedans and wagons The Problem: Interruption of electrical power t... Read More
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Fix OK'd for VW's Oldest 2.0-Liter Diesels

Fix OK'd for VW's Oldest 2.0-Liter Diesels

By Fred Meier on July 27, 2017

CARS.COM — The EPA and California Air Resources Board have approved an emissions fix for Volkswagen's 325,000 Generation 1 2.0-liter diesels. Owners now will be able to keep their... Read More
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2017 Volkswagen Passat: Our View

2017 Volkswagen Passat: Our View

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 24, 2017

Editor's note: This review was written in January 2016 about the 2016 Passat, but little of substance has changed for this year. To see what's new for 2017 click here, or check out a sid... Read More
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2018 Hyundai Sonata Review: First Drive

2018 Hyundai Sonata Review: First Drive

By Fred Meier on July 17, 2017

CARS.COM — The mid-size sedan was once the bread-and-butter of U.S. car sales. That was even more the case for Hyundai with the Sonata sedan, which put the brand on the map in the U.S. ... Read More
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New VW Base 2.0-Liter Coming for 2018

New VW Base 2.0-Liter Coming for 2018

By Fred Meier on May 31, 2017

CARS.COM — Volkswagen has a more efficient new version of its turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine for the redesigned 2018 Tiguan going on sale this summer. The engine will also bec... Read More
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More VW Diesels Get Emissions Fix

More VW Diesels Get Emissions Fix

By Kelsey Mays on May 19, 2017

CARS.COM — The Volkswagen Group has received regulatory approval to fix more than 84,000 cars with a batch of diesel four-cylinder engines involved in its ongoing diesel-emissions scandal.... Read More
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2012-2014 Volkswagen Passat: Recall Alert

2012-2014 Volkswagen Passat: Recall Alert

By Jennifer Geiger on May 19, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 84,000 model-year 2012-14 Volkswagen Passat sedans equipped with diesel engines and Direct-Shift Gearbox dual-clutch automatic transmissions The... Read More
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Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on May 2, 2017

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's mu... Read More
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