Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Domestic-branded car makers won more individual categories in the latest quality awards than import brands.

Monday, July 19, 2010 3:48 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

News today that Volkswagen is looking to boost its share of the U.S. car market from the paltry 2 percent it’s sitting at now. Worldwide, Volkswagen is the third largest automaker in terms of production, so it does seem a little odd the German automotive giant doesn’t have a bigger footprint in this country. The

Tags: Cars, Volkswagen, VW
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 2:22 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen recently unveiled a plug-in electric car version of their Golf compact, which it plans to roll out in the U.S. market by 2013. Like Nissan’s LEAF, the Golf Blue-E-Motion will be a pure electric car, in contrast to GM’s much-touted gas-electric hybrid Volt. If you’re considering a pure electric, you’ve probably already made peace