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Volkswagen has revealed its 2019 Jetta at the Detroit Auto Show. The all new Jetta will get a new techy package for the 2018 year. It will be built on the MQB platform and will feature a digital cockpit with driver assistance features. Here is more coverage of NAIAS 2018.

Detroit

Digital Cockpit and lots of driver assistance features are wrapped in new sheetmetal.

Digital Cockpit and lots of driver assistance tech.

Official

It will keep the current 1.4-liter turbo engine

Even the base model comes with some premium features.

First Drive

Will the Jetta return to its roots as a Golf with a trunk? We head to Arizona to find out.

Spy Shots

Spy shots seem to show an extended wheelbase and possible fastback design.

If so, it's a big Jetta.

The mountain bike that came with it is long gone.

Hoping to lure outdoorsy, athletic types to the Jetta and Golf, Volkswagen partnered with the Trek bicycle company and sold Trek Edition cars with matching mountain bikes.

Opinion

Oil burners I've loved and lost – and the turbocharged future without diesel.

The Volkswagen TDI cheat saddled owners with something they didn't bargain for. It also saddled diesel admirers with the consequences of their enthusiasm.

Video

A Chinese park goer got a nasty surprise when a Siberian tiger pulled the bumper right off their Volkswagen.

Official

VW's simple statement says, 'Jetta Hybrid no longer available.'

Despite a new focus on electric vehicles, Volkswagen's single U.S. hybrid offering is being killed off.

Study

Kelley Blue Book says auction prices for Volkswagen diesels on its site have gone down 16 percent since the emissions scandal broke.

Video

The Fast Lane Car attempts to trick a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI into its emissions defeat mode over two dyno runs. It isn't clear cheat mode is actually active, but a power drop is detected from one run to the next.

Report

Volkswagen says it is planning more aggressive, market-specific designs for the US, since the conservative look that has made the brand a huge seller in Europe and China hasn't had the same results here.

Official

Volkswagen has offered up the lightest of refreshes on its Jetta for 2015, making subtle styling tweaks to the front, rear and interior while adding a few doses of new equipment. One of the biggest tweaks is the new, 2.0-liter TDI engine, which is now more efficient, returning 45 miles per gallon on the freeway (compared to 42 mpg on the 2014 model) while retaining the previous engine's 236 pound-feet of torque.

Report

LeMons racing is a wonderful example that setting limits can actually breed creativity. The series mandates that all entries must cost $500, not counting safety equipment, and that cap forces teams to be ingenious in how they build a racecar. Take for example this diesel-powered Porsche 911, which its creators have dubbed Ferkel the Nein-11, that will be racing in the Sears Pointless race this weekend in Sonoma, California.

Official

Diesel lovers rejoice. Volkswagen is bringing the latest iteration of its 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine – dubbed the EA288 – to the 2015 model year Golf, Jetta, Passat, Beetle (2013 model pictured above) and Beetle Convertible, and the cars will be on sale in the second half of 2014.

Report

What do the Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla and Volkswagen Jetta all have in common? Well, actually, lots. They are all four-door sedans that fall into the so-called C-segment, and they are all trending downward in sales. This data comes courtesy of Wards Auto, and, while not all such vehicles are down – the Hyunai Elantra has been trending upward – the deficit reportedly rings in at six-percent overall for the segment.

Podcast

2015 Porsche Macan Turbo, Scion FR-S and Toyota GT86 sales, Ford Sync moves to QNX, Head-Up Displays

Episode #369 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing and Michael Harley talk about the 2015 Porsche Macan, what slow global sales of the Toyota GT86 may mean for performance upgrades, Ford moving to BlackBerry's QNX platform for the next version of Sync, and a possible new wave of head-up displays. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream channel, thanks for taking the ti

Podcast

New York Auto Show, Jim Farley interview, 2014 Chevrolet Silverado fuel economy, Ford fuel economy app challenge

Report

Wagons ho! These three images of the upcoming Volkswagen Golf Wagon have leaked online ahead of the car's official debut, which may very well be at the Geneva Motor Show. Looking over the photos doesn't really bring any surprises – after all, this is a VW Golf with a wagon rear end grafted on, or basically what we expect next Jetta SportWagen will be.

Review

More Fun Than A Prius, Less Sensible Than A TDI