September 17th, 2009 | by Zane Merva
On the surface this video seems like a normal Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash test. However, the two cars involved represent the span of 50 years in which the IIHS has been crashing cars for consumer safety. Can you guess which one does better
August 31st, 2009 | by Zane Merva
Late Friday night we broke the news that Volkswagen of America was offering up another 53,000+ vehicles as part of a second recall concerning its DSG transmission. Our readers knew something bigger than a simple temperature sensor acting up was afoot and let us know. Here's a few more of the emails that we've received
August 28th, 2009 | by Zane Merva
Volkswagen Group of America has announced that it will ramp up an official customer service program to specifically address DSG related issues for Volkswagen and Audi models. At the same time, the company announced a new recall that includes over 50,000 vehicles
August 26th, 2009 | by Zane Merva
It's time for round two of reader-submitted Volkswagen DSG failure stories. Today we have three stories, each bringing new light to how widespread the DSG failure issues may be while posing an entirely scary question- Is the current recall just the tip of the iceburg? You don't want to miss this.
August 24th, 2009 | by Zane Merva
After news of the Volkswagen & Audi recall broke last week we asked for your DSG failure experiences. One email in particular, from reader Adam M. brings up an interesting question regarding the so-called "flash of death". How long has VW known about the potentially serious safety aspects of the failing transmission temperature sensors
August 21st, 2009 | by Zane Merva
Yesterday we reported that Volkswagen & Audi were recalling 13,500+ vehicles equipped with it's DSG transmission. Today we're finding out the recall may just be the tip of the iceburg. After the jump we have videos of what happens when the transmission fails and more information on the recall.