This human-powered helicopter has the span of a Boeing 737

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Smaller World: Volkswagen Announces Five-Passenger Atlas

Traditional advertising would have us believe that every family wants a vehicle with space for two parents, 2.5 kids, and a friend for each of those children, making the seven-passenger SUV the hot ticket for the dreamily nuclear American family. Ergo, it makes sense that when the minds at Volkswagen decided to get serious about the […]

Volkswagen Extends Six-Year/72,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty to (Nearly) Its Entire Lineup

Volkswagen will have arguably the most aggressive new-vehicle warranty in the United States when it rolls out its 2018-model-year vehicles. The coverage will span six years or 72,000 miles, whichever comes first, and will be fully transferable to subsequent owners. Called the People First Warranty, it’s an extension of coverage that is currently found on the Atlas and three-row […]

$31,425 2018 Volkswagen Atlas 2.0T’s Fuel Economy Basically Matches Smaller VW Tiguan

At launch, the lone Volkswagen Atlas available in the United States was the more powerful 3.6-liter V6, a Tennessee-built $34,425 three-row crossover with 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive is an $1,800 option. The Atlas was rated at 18 miles per gallon in the city; 25 on the highway. City fuel economy […]

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SUVs and EVs: Volkswagen Outlines Future-Product Strategy

Volkswagen has been running on slim margins in the United States and beyond—further squeezed by the costs related to the diesel-emissions scandal. To increase its profitability, it’s shifting as quickly as it can toward the growing market of SUVs and crossovers. It has a lot of ground to make up. The company is ramping up […]