Other Tiguan Stories
Other Volkswagen Stories
China blacklists Faraday Future founder over debts
China put Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting on a list of defaulters, China Daily reports. He owes at least $70.2 million. An earlier report suggests the company doesn't have enough money to survive another month.
Toyota, Panasonic could form battery joint-venture
Toyota and Panasonic are considering creating a joint-venture to produce prismatic batteries. They also want to collaborate on solid-state batteries, according to Autocar.
British insurer offers discount for Tesla owners
British insurance provider Direct Line is offering Tesla owners a five-percent discount when they use the brand's AutoPilot system. The company told Reuters it's encouraging use of the system while aiding research, so it presumably examines driving data.
Volkswagen confirms two new crossovers
Volkswagen will expand its North American line-up with two new crossovers. The first will be a coupe-like model, while the second will slot below the long-wheelbase Tiguan, according to Autoblog.
Watch an Audi SQ7 race a Porsche Panamera
Top Gear recently staged an unlikely drag race: an Audi SQ7 against a Porsche Panamera. Both cars use an evolution of the same basic 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbocharged diesel, but the SQ7 benefits from an electric compressor that virtually eliminates turbo lag. It's also a lot heavier; who wins? http://bit.ly/2AE0lnb