It appears that we've been doing a lot of talking about VW in general over the last month and maybe rightfully so with all of the changes coming down the way. Specifically, the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle and it's drastic changes that it has in store for Beetle fans and how it's about to change the demographic that has followed it for years.
VW Research Group has unveiled that they now have technology in place
that will allow a vehicle to drive semi-automated on the highway up to
80mph. Referred to as Temporary Auto Pilot, it semi-controls tasks like
braking, lane switching, and adaptive cruise control. We've seen the
commercials about the vehicles that brake when you're about to hit an
object and this takes it to the next level.
VW Research Group has unveiled that they now have technology in place that will allow a vehicle to drive semi-automated on the highway up to 80mph. Referred to as Temporary Auto Pilot, it semi-controls tasks like braking, lane switching, and adaptive cruise control. We've seen the commercials about the vehicles that brake when you're about to hit an object and this takes it to the next level.
VW announced the pricing for the 2012 Beetle yesterday and for a vehicle that brags to attain 40mpg, it's worth a look. The new Beetle will start at $19,765 for a 170hp, 2.5 5 cylinder version and a TSI turbo version coming in at $24,765.
Mitsubishi has never been one to shy away from danger or going out of their way to prove a point and this time isn't any different. Now the carmaker wants to further prove their worth by taking the 2011 Outlander and Outlander Sport onto the "Road of Death" that claims 200-300. See what happens next.
Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) has decided that their headquarters will permanently stay in Atlanta, Georgia. Porsche has been in Atlanta for 13 years already and after a year long study of the benefits of staying put in Georgia (along with other states that were evaluated), they made the call to the Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and set up camp for good.
"Our new American headquarters will allow us to finally bring together all our?
Mitsubishi's all electric car, the Mitsubishi-i (aka the Mitsubishi i-Miev which stands for Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Car) is set to hit Atlanta Mitsubishi dealerships in Fall 2011. Now Mitsubishi is announcing pricing and plans for their all-electric offering, the 2012 Mitsubishi-i ES and SE models.
While most individuals that turn 100 would be creeping along with a cane or walker, Chevy gave the Corvette a new suspension and appearance package for the entire 2012 Corvette line to celebrate the auspicious occasion.
It's called the Centennial Edition and it adds some really sweet brooding highlights both on the inside and outside that is an all black color scheme. Additions like a red pinstripe on the satin black wheels with red brake calipers that are lightweight aluminum wheels that are specific to each model. To go with those midnight wheels, the Centennial Edition only offers one…
Volkswagen's absence from the Commercial Vehicle (CV) show has been duly
noted, but now VW is not only returning to the show, but coming out
swinging by showcasing 9 vehicles for visitors to enjoy including the
long awaited Volkswagen Amarok.