Volkswagen may enter F1

Volkswagen is dominating most of the motor industry at the moment with high sales, green technology, profit margins and more. It seems as if they are not fully content with that and wish to pursue a future in Motorsport. Wolfgang Durheimer the head of Formula 1 has said that Volkswagen is taking the idea seriously(…)

Volkswagen aim to grow 40% in the Middle East in 2012

Following a successful 2011, Volkswagen aim to build upon their success and grow by 40 % in 2012. Last year saw a 21 % sales rise for Volkswagen. Can they practically double that success this year? Saloon demand Saloon cars are Volkswagen’s main sources of sales across the Middle East. There is currently a huge(…)

Volkswagen and Porsche deal could conclude before November

Volkswagen is currently considering whether to conclude a deal to buy out Porsche before November. After weeks of speculation as to whether the deal will go ahead, it seems as if everything could be back on track. There is currently 50.1 % of the Porsche remaining from what Volkswagen already own. Executives are currently analysing(…)

The Volkswagen UP GT will be developed

The Volkswagen UP GT will be put into production the German giants have confirmed. Originally the car was just a concept, shown at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. 110 BHP The GT will be a faster, more powerful and sportier version of the standard Volkswagen UP! The engine will remain as a 1(…)

Volkswagen Caravelle Review

The Volkswagen Caravelle is a van on the larger side. It has plenty of character and is an instantly recognisable van. Variants The Volkswagen Caravelle has one 2.0 litre common rail turbo diesel engine. There are two variants, one which is able to achieve 138 BHP using a twin turbo unit and the other which(…)

Volkswagen star in the 2012 Yellow Angel Awards

Volkswagen has won the 2012 Yellow Angel Competition where they scooped two top awards. The prize in the “Innovations and Environment” category was rewarded to Volkswagen thanks to their multi collision brake. The “Car for the future” was presented to the Passat TSI EcoFuel for its tremendous economy. Multi collision brakes The new multi collision(…)

Volkswagen CC Review

The Volkswagen CC is set to hit the UK market in April in what is a replacement of the Passat CC. The car will cost £24,200 for the standard model. The fact that the “Passat” section of the model name has dropped means that the car is looking to gain a sportier type of reputation(…)

Volkswagen Jetta GLI review

The Volkswagen Jetta GLI has some very tough rivals over in America. The midsize sport sedan will go head to head with the likes of Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi and Subaru. Powerful The Jetta GLI is more than just a family car. It has a great amount of power within containing a 2.0 litre TSI turbocharged.(…)

Skoda tests the Octavia Electric

Skoda, who are part of the Volkswagen Group have begun test driving the brand new upcoming Octavia Electric vehicle. One for future development The new Octavia Green E Line will act as an experiment. The Volkswagen Group hope to generate ideas and technology from the feedback of the car and eventually develop electric cars of(…)

The Volkswagen UP! wins the What Car? Car of the year

The Volkswagen UP! has recently been named as the What Car? car of the year. The city car, which is expected to hit the UK market in March, also managed to secure the What Car? safety award thanks to the sophisticated emergency braking system. What Car? the highly respected car magazine and website also have(…)