Volkswagen Earns a Second Straight Concept Vehicle of the Year Award

It was recently announced that the Volkswagen I.D. Buzz electric concept was named the "2017 Concept Truck of the Year" award at the 16th annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards ceremony in Plymouth, Michigan on July 30.

The I.D. Buzz is the second of three I.D. concept vehicles that Volkswagen has exhibited to date, proving that electric power can work with larger vehicles.



All-New 2018 Tiguan to Arrive Later This Summer

Late last month, Volkswagen revealed some details about the all-new Tiguan, pointing out that the second-generation SUV is meeting American customers' needs by making the interior more spacious and sophisticated than ever.

The all-new Tiguan is based on the same Volkswagen Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) architecture that the 2018 Atlas utilizes, allowing the revamped vehicle to offer a wider, lower stance and measure 10.6 inches longer than the current model.


Volkswagen Sales Increase Again

Earlier this month, Volkswagen of America announced that the company enjoyed June sales of 27,377 vehicles in the United States, marking a 15 percent sales improvement over June 2016's performance. So far this year, Volkswagen has enjoyed a sales increase of 8.2 percent with 161,238 vehicles sold in the United States.


Volkswagen Announces May Sales Gains

Volkswagen of America declared earlier this month that 30,014 vehicles were sold during May 2017 -- a growth of 4.3 percent over May 2016 sales. During the first five months of the year, 133,861 Volkswagen vehicles have been sold in the United States, representing a 6.9 percent improvement in year-over-year sales.

Digging into the month's results revealed a continued customer demand for the Golf, Jetta and Beetle families of Volkswagen vehicles.


The Volkswagen e-Golf Is Named Top Green Compact Car

This past April, the 2017 AAA Green Car Guide declared that the Volkswagen e-Golf had earned the title of Top Green Vehicle in the Compact Car category. The e-Golf received the highest score among the 21 compact cars in the competition, with vehicles receiving ratings on 13 different attributes, including visibility, interior noise, ride quality, slalom handling and EPA emissions.


Volkswagen Golf Awarded Best Small Car

Volkswagen of America, Inc. proudly publicized the fact that the Volkswagen Golf was named "Best Small Car" in the 2017 Daily News Autos Awards, receiving commendation for the vehicle's dynamic performance, excellent safety ratings and luxury car-like amenities.

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf is powered by a turbocharged direct-injection 1.8-liter four-cylinder TSI® engine that received an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/36 mpg highway when paired to a 5-speed manual transmission...


Volkswagen Sees March Sales Gains

Earlier this month, Volkswagen of America reported that the company sold 27,635 vehicles over the month of March, achieving a 2.7 percent sales improvement over March 2016 numbers. For the first three months of 2017, Volkswagen has sold a total of 76,290 vehicles -- marking a 10.1 percent year-over-year sales gain.

March's results were fueled in great part by the Golf family of vehicles, which accounted for 6,369 vehicles sold in March for a 41.7 percent increase...


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