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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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

The brand new Skoda Roomster

Skoda has given a makeover to their Roomster model. The car now has a more modern type of look and will appeal to parents who want to carry out daily activities in style. Looks The front grille is wonderfully shaped helping to add the new dynamic look and feel. The headlights appear to be slightly(…)

Skoda Octavia Estate

It’s difficult to find a better value for money estate than the Octavia Estate. The Skoda Octavia was one of the major players in helping the company revive its fortunes. The Estate version has become one of the market leaders and we take a look why in our review today. Performance The best engines from(…)

Volkswagen sales grow by 84% in the Middle East

Sales of Volkswagen vehicles have grown by 84 per cent for January and February this year when comparing the last. Volkswagen Middle East has improved on the 21 per cent growth figure which was recorded in 2011. In May of last year, Volkswagen released the Jetta model. This has performed so well this year that(…)

Skoda to develop two new SUV

The automotive press have confirmed that Skoda are to produce two brand new sports utility vehicles. Little and large The company, who are owned by Volkswagen, may develop a Touareg 4×4 as well as a sub Yeti model, meaning there will be a little and large combination. Two years? Some sources have claimed that the(…)

Will the cost of technology halt Volkswagen’s progress?

Volkswagen is one of the market leaders when it comes to car technology. Their wonderful inventions including the likes of Bluemotion amongst others are one of the main reasons why the company made such a tremendous profit last year. Factory technology Volkswagen also heavily invest in their factory technology helping to make their production of(…)

SEAT Alhambra Review

The SEAT Alhambra is one of the best MPV’s available on the market. The prices are lower than rivals whilst being wonderfully practical and offering a fantastic drive. The car has been so successful that it managed to secure the WhatCar? MPV of the year. We take a look as to why the car has(…)