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.
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Funny or Die has taken aim at Volkswagen and its diesel controversy, and the collateral damage comes in the form of the oft-derided 'basic' girl.
MotorWeek digs into its archives to unearth this showdown between two European sports sedans from the 1980s.
Bravo to people with a crazy idea and enough time to actually make it a reality. Without them, we would never see insane creations like this one.
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 old 40-percent overlap test, which is also still in use. The test is designed to simulate impact with a pole, tree or an offset other vehicle – all common cr
"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.
Remember the old saw about German cars being "over-built?" Well, if this doesn't lend it some credence, nothing will.
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. Volkswagen South Africa has released a new ad for the company'
Bill Hader and the Volkswagen Jetta – Click above to watch the videos after the break
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