VW names agency exec Zabel to head U.S. marketingNov. 8
Volkswagen of America named a California advertising agency executive as vice president of marketing. Jim Zabel, managing director of Omni Advertising in Los Angeles and a former account manager for the Hyundai and Honda brands, will start Nov. 27.
The Thing could be a thing againOct. 30
VW's hippie ad includes classic Microbus and Beetle but no new carsOct. 13
It's rare for an automaker to run a TV ad that does not include a single shot of a new car. But that is what VW is doing with a hippie-filled spot touting its new six-year/72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty.
VW boosts 2018 warranties to 6 years/72,000 milesSept. 29
2017 VW e-Golf with upgraded battery pack starts at $31,315Sept. 14
Stolen VWs from Mich. subject of federal probe, reports saySept. 13
A federal investigation seeking upward of 60 recalled Volkswagen vehicles that were stolen from the parking lot of the Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan is underway after fake titles allowed the vehicles to cross state lines, according to news reports.
VW will unveil EV crossover conceptSept. 7
Volkswagen brand will show a further developed version of its I.D. Crozz full-electric SUV/crossover at next week's Frankfurt auto show, giving a better glimpse at what a future production version will look like.
AutoNews Now: Dealers assess damage from IrmaSept. 11
VW engineer to appeal U.S. prison sentenceSept. 7
Former VW engineer James Liang plans to appeal a 40-month prison sentence for his role in Volkswagen's multiyear scheme to sell diesel cars that generated more pollution than U.S. clean air rules allowed.