Volkswagen set to take over MAN SE

Volkswagen’s proposed takeover of MAN SE has taken a huge step in the right direction with the EU Commission giving their approval. Europe’s largest car manufacturer announced the news at the beginning of the week that their offer is in line with regulations. The main reasoning behind the approval? The EU said despite the proposed(…)

Volkswagen’s appearance at this year’s EcoVelocity event

Volkswagen made an appearance earlier this month at the EcoVelocity event held at the Battersea Power Station in London. The event is a low-carbon motor show and was held between 8th and 11th of September. It is a high profile event showcases the latest green automobile technology. Before the show was held, the organisers said(…)

A new Volkswagen Phaeton due for 2015

It has been announced that the new generation Volkswagen Phaeton will be available in 2015. This is the first major rejuvenation of the car since it has been released. The car hasn’t been as successful as the German car manufacturing giant had originally planned. It hasn’t sold that well, leaving today’s announcement as a bit(…)

Volkswagen Golf Estate Review

Everyone recognises the Volkswagen Golf as one of the most recognisable hatchbacks on our roads today Today we review some of our favourite features of the Golf Estate, a model type that may not even know existed. Practicality The German company were perhaps were leaning towards the larger modern family sector of the market with(…)

Is the Volkswagen Beetle no longer a girl’s car?

For its glamorous and respectable reputation, the Volkswagen Beetle has mainly been purchased by women throughout its lifetime. Although this type of strategy hasn’t necessarily failed, Volkswagen appears to be directing the latest generation towards the male market too.  Does it make sense to break the car away from its current reputation? Will it actually(…)

A Volkswagen Passat being tested for driverless technology

You hear people saying how brilliant it would be for cars to drive by themselves with no driver needed. This particular piece of technology is closer to being reality it would seem. The Volkswagen Passat is being used in extensive tests around the streets of Berlin.  The car has the intelligence to operate alone with(…)

Volkswagen to invest $85 Billion to become the world’s best

A major announcement has come from the automotive industry in the form of some major Volkswagen investment. Volkswagen is quoted to be investing $85 Billion plus (£54 Billion). The reason behind such a hefty investment? To ultimately become the world’s largest car manufacturer, overtaking Toyota by the year 2018. What will the investment be used(…)

The Volkswagen Golf GTI 35th edition

A legendary and iconic car, the Volkswagen Golf GTI celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. The company also released its 30th anniversary edition 5 years ago, with this seeming to be a recurring pattern. Nevertheless every car fan is sure to be welcoming of the news. Change on appearance Straight away the alloy wheel design(…)

The 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

Earlier this year we heard that the Volkswagen Tiguan is to receive a major rejuvenation since 2008. Many maybe surprised as to just how popular the car actually is. Within the Volkswagen’s range, sales are behind the Golf, Polo and Passat, with 8,000 sold every year.  Can the makeover bring above rivals such as the(…)

Volkswagen Caddy 30th anniversary edition

Volkswagen has recently revealed what the new edition of the Caddy will look like at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The latest edition is being released to celebrate its 30th anniversary. It was shown as a concept car and will be put into production in 2012, which is the anniversary year. This comes after the Volkswagen(…)