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Road trip!

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Driver's Notes, Volkswagen | 0 comments

This afternoon, we pull out of Dodge in a 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack. heading for the wilds of deepest Southern Utah. My father grew up...

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The Affordable VW Tiguan

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Volkswagen | 0 comments

  Volkswagen just made it easier to own a Tiguan. Already the most affordable German-built car sold in the U.S., the base price of...

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VW’s Tiguan shines in crowded segment

Posted by on Sep 27, 2015 in Volkswagen | 0 comments

This review was first published in The Spokesman-Review “This is comfortable,” my companion said, buckling her seatbelt. “What is it?”...

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Taking stock of the green-car scene

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Acura, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Volkswagen | 3 comments

I’ve been traveling this summer and, though the blog has been sniping at me from the backseat, I’ve been ignoring it. Over the...

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No CD player for Golf?

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Volkswagen | 0 comments

In the wake of the Chrysler 330S CD Surprise, I was once again surprised to learn that a tester — this time, a 2015 VW Golf —...

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Does the US dodge diesel?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2015 in Volkswagen | 0 comments

After this morning’s review of VW’s 2015 Jetta Hybrid appeared, I received an email from a friend. Why, he wondered, are US...

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