Volkswagen

Tesla Will Repair Highway Hero's Model S

By Fred Meier on Fri Feb 17 13:29:58 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his company will take care of repairs for a Model S driver who put his pricey car - and himself - in harm's way to save the life of a stricken driver, as well as… Read More

Tesla Will Repair Highway Hero's Model S

By Fred Meier on Fri Feb 17 13:29:58 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his company will take care of repairs for a Model S driver who put his pricey car - and himself - in harm's way to save the life of a stricken driver, as well as… Read More

Recall Alert: 2017 Volkswagen Passat

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Feb 15 09:05:29 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,000 model-year 2017 Volkswagen Passat sedans The Problem: Brake fluid may leak slowly from some of the brake line connections, resulting in low brake-fluid levels, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the… Read More

Preliminary Approval Granted for VW V-6 Diesel Deal

By Fred Meier on Tue Feb 14 15:24:48 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — A proposed $1.2 billion deal among Volkswagen Group, regulators and owners to buy back or fix roughly 78,000 Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen 3.0-liter V-6 diesel vehicles was given preliminary approval in federal district court in San Francisco today. Related:… Read More

Trump and the Auto Industry

By Cars.com Staff on Mon Feb 13 12:28:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — As he begins his term, President Donald Trump is focusing on U.S. manufacturing and, in particular, the automotive industry. We're following his comments and moves around this industry as they occur, so check back regularly to see what's… Read More

VW Powers Up Electrify America Initiative

By Fred Meier on Thu Feb 09 11:14:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group has created a unit called Electrify America to manage the $2 billion pot of money it must spend over 10 years on electric vehicle charging stations and support for zero-emissions vehicles. The operation will dole out… Read More

Can Volkswagen Earn Back Shoppers' Trust?

By Fred Meier on Tue Feb 07 08:00:15 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The drip-drip of revelations, court appearances and negative headlines about Volkswagen's emissions cheating looks like it's almost drying out. But after more than 18 months on the hot seat, will the VW brand be able to find its way… Read More

Is Your Car Part of the Takata Airbag Recall?

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Feb 03 11:50:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Which cars are included in the Takata airbag inflator recall? As of early January 2017, the massive airbag inflator recall already covered 46 million airbag inflators in 29 million cars in the U.S. after a massive expansion earlier in 2016… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Feb 02 10:57:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. In our Car Seat Checks, we've found the answer that parents and caretakers need. More… Read More

VW Will Buy Back or Fix 3.0-Liter Diesels

By Fred Meier on Wed Feb 01 12:34:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Volkswagen has agreed with regulators and the owners group to spend about $1.2 billion to buy back older 3.0-liter V-6 diesel vehicles that violate emissions rules and to fix the newer ones, plus give those owners a cash payment.… Read More

FCA Expects OK for 2017 Diesels Soon

By Fred Meier on Tue Jan 31 11:50:56 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is in talks with regulators and hopes to have approval soon to begin selling 2017 diesel versions of its Ram 1500 pickup truck and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV. Related: EPA Alleges FCA Broke the Law on Diesel Emissions… Read More