For people in the market for an electric vehicle in Canada, patience is a virtue. Yearlong waits for delivery are not unusual, and the scarce availability means few are even on lots for test drives.
The diesel emissions scandal is “history” to Volkswagen Canada CEO Daniel Weissland. Now it's his job to help repair the automaker's image in Canada.
Volkswagen Canada is recalling 5,356 Tiguan utility vehicles from the 2018 model year because of incorrectly welded rear shock absorbers.
Audi is recalling about 1.2 million cars and SUVs worldwide — 47,704 of them in Canada — because the electric coolant pumps can overeat and possibly cause a fire.
Volkswagen Canada is recalling 3,339 vehicles due to defective Takata airbag inflators. Some of the vehicles have already been fixed once, but all recalled vehicles should be taken into dealerships for a final fix.
An Ontario judge has approved a settlement worth up to $290.5 million with about 20,000 owners of 3.0-litre VW, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles in Canada affected by Volkswagen AG's diesel emissions-cheating scandal.
Volkswagen Canada says the customers who have not yet been paid as part of a class-action settlement stemming from the company's emissions scandal have either not yet filed for payment or are in the process of doing so.
Volkswagen Canada will sell a new compact SUV/crossover, internally called the "Volks-SUV" or People's SUV, a spokesman said Saturday. It is is slightly more compact than the Tiguan.
Volkswagen Canada has expanded its recall of vehicles affected by defective Takata airbag inflators and will require some previously serviced vehicles to undergo further repairs.
Audi will begin integrating toll payment technology into its vehicles in the U.S. this year that will let drivers pay tolls without needing an additional device. While the technology works on some Canadian roads, it's not available there.
New Volkswagen Canada President Daniel Weissland shouldn't miss his chance to make a direct impact on the future of the brand in Canada.
VW says the new Golf — its most popular vehicle in Canada — will become a benchmark in safety and connectivity. The car will have expanded autonomous driving functions and will always have an internet connection, the automaker said.