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IIHS subjects midsizers to tough new impact test, finds fault with Toyota, VW [w/video]

Crash tests continue to get ever tougher, and the new "small overlap" test from the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety is giving engineers fits. The new procedure, launched in August, subjects just 25 percent of a vehicle's front end to an impact at 40 miles per hour, and it's proven to be a lot tougher to ace than the institute's

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VW Jetta ad suggests keyless entry is not always convenient

"My dog ate my homework." That excuse might not have worked in grade school, and as Volkswagen proves in its latest ad for the Jetta sedan, telling your boss "my dog ate my keys" is no excuse for being late to work, either.

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Mythbusters test the lumber-hauling prowess of a Jetta

Remember the old saw about German cars being "over-built?" Well, if this doesn't lend it some credence, nothing will.

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VW pokes fun at motorcyclists in new spot for South Africa

Riding a motorcycle isn't for everyone. Aside from the requisite blatant disregard for personal safety, there are a host of inconveniences to deal with. Bugs, heat, dirt, dust, grime and the stench of road kill can all put a kink in an otherwise enjoyable afternoon of riding. We understand that, but it doesn't mean we're going to be trading the bike for what could very well be the most bland compact available on the market right now.

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Opinion: VW webisodes with SNL's Bill Hader go awry [w/videos]

Bill Hader and the Volkswagen Jetta – Click above to watch the videos after the break