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Volkswagen calls for your help to make their batteries better

Volkswagen is offering a €50,000 reward to the winner of an award named the “Science Award for Electrochemistry”. One of the biggest Science Awards ever Combining with BASF, a well-known chemical company Volkswagen are ultimately looking for suggestions to make efficient electric batteries.  This will not be a one off either; the award is set(…)

The new Volkswagen Golf GTI

Today we review the latest version of one of the most iconic cars in the history of the UK car industry, the Volkswagen Golf GTI. Everyone knows and loves it. It has been firmly established for the last 30 + years. The GTI has cemented itself as one of the best sporty hatchbacks in the(…)

Volkswagen to roll out DAB radios across the range

There have been some recent concerns that not all vehicles are ready are DAB radio’s. This has not stopped Volkswagen from rolling out the technology across all models from 2013. This means all Volkswagen 2013 models will have a DAB digital radio system over the conventional type of manual radio. It is not just for(…)

Porsche Panamera Review

The Porsche Panamera is an expensive car to purchase and own but there are so many great qualities which justify owning one.  We take a look at why the car is so great in our review today. Equipment Even the standard version of the Panamera has all the luxuries you need. This includes cruise control,(…)

A new job role created at Volkswagen UK

Volkswagen UK has developed a brand new role within their UK division – named the Quality Director. Leaving her job as Audi UK Manager Alison Jones has been named as the first person to enter this specific job. She is the current Chief of Audi UK but will take up her new role on June(…)

Volkswagen Beetle restored in South Africa

January 18th 1979 was the last time a Volkswagen Beetle was produced over in South Africa. The car was inducted into the Volkswagen museum (now named the AutoPavillion) after gaining a reputation as one of the countries’s best selling cars. Production from 1951 to 1979 With production occurring from August 1951 to January 1979, there(…)

Porsche Boxter Review

The Boxter may be the cheapest Porsche available to buy but it offers great value for money when considering the whole roadster market. We take a look at why it makes a great investment. Engines We start off with the exceptional performance that the Porsche is able to produce from it’s list of great engines.(…)

Porsche expanding their horizons

The days have changed since Porsche were a pure sporting car company. Following the release of the Panamera and the Cayenne Porsche are now looking to enter another area of the UK car market. According to American reports, Porsche are planning a saloon type of vehicle that will rival the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the BMW(…)

The Volkswagen People Cars Project

Volkswagen has planning for the future. This time everything goes beyond that of hybrid and electrical cars however, Volkswagen is working on a hover car, known as the People’s Car Project. 119,000 ideas The project was initially launched in China just under one year ago. Different residents of China were asked to get involved and(…)

Volkswagen and Toyota beating American car makers

Volkswagen and Toyota are fending off American car makers and selling in higher volumes. Foreign automakers taking charge April sales equalled 530,000 in North America for American based automakers. That figure means that domestic manufacturers have a 44.8 per cent market share, down from 46.5 per cent in April 2011. European based car manufacturer’s sold(…)