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Volkswagen to join General Motors and invest big in the Russian car market

Despite the failings of the overall European car market, Russia has proven to be a real bright spot in the region. Whereas car makers are fairly reluctant to invest in countries such as Spain, the UK and Italy to name a few, Volkswagen and General Motors are more than happy to invest over €1 billion(…)

Volkswagen developing an outstanding 235 MPG car

What’s the average MPG figure of your vehicle? 40, 50, 60 MPG? That’s nothing compared to what Volkswagen have in store. Their new hybrid in the making is expected to hit 235 MPG. The model named the Volkswagen XL1 has been all over auto headlines since it was displayed at the Qatar Motor Show in(…)

The new Golf GTI better than ever

The brand new Volkswagen GTI will make an appearance at the Paris Motor Show on the 4th September. The new generation of the ehicle will come with more space and practicality. The car will be produced in Germany later this month. There have no official images released of the finished concept version that will be(…)

The Volkswagen Think Blue Campaign in Australia

Volkswagen’s Think Blue campaign is the company’s way of encouraging all road users to protect the environment. Their campaign has touched the worldwide car market and has recently been a major talking point in the Australian car market. Volkswagen’s Bluemotion technology is one of the best on the market. It greatly reduces fuel consumption and(…)

Volkswagen may enter Formula 1

When you hear of Formula 1, you instantly think of famous car brands. Ferrari, McClaren Mercedes-Benz, Lotus Renault is just a few of the teams currently in the competition. Volkswagen is desperate for the piece of the action and has sensationally announced their interest in Formula 1. The world’s most famous racing competition would certainly(…)

The American Volkswagen Jetta TDI

The Volkswagen Jetta TDI is set to make a huge impact in the United States. The 2.0 litre engine runs on diesel. A few years ago that would have been a very unattractive prospect, but now diesel along with many other fuel saving type vehicles are being taken too by American motorists as the cost(…)

Volkswagen make bid for Navistar

Navistar International, a troubled truck American based company have been subject of a bid from Europe’s number one car producer, Volkswagen. Volkswagen is making the purchase in order to compete with Daimler trucks, who are currently ahead of them in this particular segment of the market in the United States. Daimler is in fact the(…)

Australia all set for the Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet

The Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet will be one of the most desirable cabriolets on the Australian market, if Volkswagen decides to release it there. The Worthersee tuning show in 2011, Austria gave away that Volkswagen might have been planning planning a Golf R Cabriolet was due to be released at some point as it was(…)

The Volkswagen UP! to get a 5 door option

The small Volkswagen UP! is set to receive a 5 door variant within it’s line-up Volkswagen have confirmed.Getting a 5 door option will cost the owner £365 more compared to the standard 3 door version. The dimensions in terms of wheelbase and length will be the same between both the 3 door version and the(…)

Volkswagen to build 4 million cars in China

Just after reporting that Volkswagen will be increase production and sales in the United States, Europe’s largest car maker has announced they are planning to build 4 million cars in the world’s largest car market, China. Volkswagen are planning to double the production figures by the year 2018 in the country according to the Head(…)