The Volkswagen ID.4, which we reviewed here, will receive several enhancements for the 2024 model year. A new drive unit for 82 kWh models will add horsepower and range in both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. A new 12.9-inch infotainment display is also coming to 82 kWh models. Read more …
The Volkswagen ID.4 is a good entry into the more affordable, middle-sized electric vehicle segment. Our summary assessment is that it’s not the touchdown-getting star on the field, but more like the always reliable field goal punter who hits between the posts every time. Read the review at CarNewsCafe.com.
The Volkswagen Group of America is rolling out its first autonomous vehicle test fleet in the U.S. The fleet will be based in Austin, Texas and begins operations this month. It will feature all-electric ID. Buzz vans and will complement VW’s global autonomous vehicle development. Read more at EVmeme.com.
The VW Taos is Volkswagen’s small to compact SUV. It replaces what the Tiguan used to be, fitting in that niche of buyer who wants a slightly sporty, practical, and efficient little two-row option. The Taos has a large cargo space and good dynamics. See the review at CarNewsCafe.com.
In the realm of small to compact sport utilities, the Taos fits where the Tiguan used to. The Tiguan has grown and as a result, VW needed a new vehicle to fit the small slot that it used to be in. Enter the Taos, introduced last year.
The VW Taos is right-sized, well-designed, and a good drive. It has a large cargo area, good seating, and an affordable price point.
The 1990s were a heady time of power innovation as the aftermath of the oil crisis and the advent of emissions controls changed the automotive landscape. Where the 1980s saw blah-mobiles with choked back engines, the 1990s began a resurgence of engine power as a driving goal. Enter Volkswagen with …