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How Sonic Automotive is Helping Houstonians

On August 24, 2017 Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston and as it moved the path of destruction became more and more apparent. Now, nearly two weeks later the damage has begun to be assessed and it is clear that there is a long way to go before everything is back to normal. Here at Momentum Volkswagen of Clear Lake in Houston, TX we, along with our parent company Sonic Automotive are working hard to make sure that Houston and the surrounding area will come back stronger than ever.

Our executive vice president Jeff Dyke has taken it upon himself…

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Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Celebrated as "2017 Concept Truck of the Year"

Have you heard? The Volkswagen I.D. Buzz was recently named the "2017 Concept Truck of the Year" by the critics of the North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards. This is an honor because concept cars often showcase what an automaker can create. In other words, the award is essentially a testament to the visionary engineering and design of the Volkswagen team.


New Power for a New Volkswagen

The driver's experience is an important thing to consider when buying a vehicle. If it can provide practicality and a positive driver experience, it will probably become a top-selling model. Volkswagen is giving the upcoming 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan a new engine to improve the driver's experience by adding more power, responsiveness, and efficiency.


Volkswagen Ad keeps Everything Safe

The best way to see what a car manufacturer wants to promote is to look at its advertisements. It gives an insight into where the priorities of the company are. By promoting safety in their new ad, we can see that Volkswagen cares about keeping passengers, and pedestrians, safe at all times.

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The Volkswagen VW Type 181 and How it Reached Cult Status

For 20 years, a casual group of Volkswagen supporters have gotten together a few times a year to share their love for one of the brand’s most celebrated cars, affectionately dubbed the Thing.

The band of car lovers makes the trek to Idaho for drives and off-road tours. The unique cruiser is also called the VW Type 181.

Production on the VW Type 181 began in 1969 using the powertrain of the Beetle and a distinct kind of suspension. The VW Type 181 was sold all over the world under several monikers including...

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Museum of Modern Art and Volkswagen Joining Forces to Provide Public with Affordable Art Classes

Calling all art lovers. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is gearing up for a new class concentrating on the resources and techniques of postwar abstract painting. And something most car enthusiasts don’t know is that the Volkswagen Group of America is the Lead Sponsor of MoMA's education program. So to make sure art is available to everyone, Volkswagen is now offering access to the online courses via the Coursera platform for free.

The lesson will focus on seven New York School artists: Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, Agnes Martin, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Ad Reinhardt and...

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AutoGuide Takes a First Look at the All-New 2018 Three-Row Volkswagen Atlas Midsize SUV

Volkswagen is expanding in 2018, literally and figuratively. In addition to adding a new model to its U.S. lineup, the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is the largest Volkswagen yet: a three-row SUV that's designed to compete aggressively against competing models like the Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot and Ford Explorer. So what does the Volkswagen Atlas have going for it? As AutoGuide notes in a recent review, the Atlas benefits from high-quality German engineering and very thoughtful interior design.

The new 2018 Atlas can be equipped with either a 2.0-liter turbocharged...

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Kelley Blue Book® Gets Behind the Wheel of the New 2017 Volkswagen Passat Midsize Sedan

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat continues to stand out in the affordable, midsize sedan category on the strength of its high-quality European build and styling, roomy interior and very capable engines. Kelley Blue Book® recently spent a week with the new Passat and reports this European sedan offers great performance, a high-quality cabin, a spacious trunk and the latest technology features to keep you and your passengers comfortable on longer road trips.

The 2017 Passat comes standard with a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque...

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