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VW solve dirty reverse cameras with ingeniously simple fix

The VW ‘Dune’ – which is a special edition of the iconic Beetle – is a fun car to drive. It has a fantastic audio system, plenty of zip, and for £21,300 you’re not breaking the bank, considering what you’re getting for your money. It also has a highly innovative answer to a problem that’s(…)

VW electric car concept revealed in sketches

They don’t tell us too much, but sketches revealed ahead of the 2017 Paris Motor Show, give us a small flavour of what to expect when Volkswagen unveils its new electric car concept at the event next month. These sketches are the most revealing in-sight we’ve had so far as to what VW’s ‘revolutionary’ new(…)

Reports of VW cars exploding at petrol stations in Germany

It never rains, but it pours. At least that’s what Volkswagen must be thinking at the moment. The beleaguered car maker, still heavily reeling from the seismic repercussions of the emissions scandal, now has to deal with the new problem that has recently reared its ugly head: its cars have started exploding at gas stations.(…)

VW launch new cyber firm to safeguard car security

With the increase in connectivity across a wide variety of platforms, and the resultant wider threat to car’s systems; Volkswagen has decided to found a new company with the sole purpose of beefing up automotive security. The new company, dubbed Cymotive, is the brainchild of VW, and a trio of Israeli cyber security experts. Heading(…)

Find the right oil for your Volkswagen

In order to maximise performance and increase overall fuel economy, it’s important to use the right blend of oil with your Volkswagen. When topping up your engine oil levels, Volkswagen recommends using Castrol EDGE Professional Longlife III 5W-30, the original engine oil your VW was first lubricated with. You can enquire at your nearest dealer(…)

VW set to debut new electric vehicle with 300 mile range at Paris Motor Show

Who cares about diesel? VW has recently been pretty vocal about its intentions to move beyond combustion engines and towards electric powered vehicles. To give the statement substance, it revealed that it will be releasing 30 new electric cars by 2025, the first of which is to make its debut at the forthcoming Paris Motor(…)

5 tips to help your VW’s tyres last longer

Tyres are expensive. Naturally as drivers, we want to get as much life out of our tyres as possible but it’s important not to take risks. If your tyres need to be replaced, it’s better to just bite the bullet and do it, as worn tyres are a serious safety concern. However, there are ways(…)

Volkswagen’s T-Prime GTE Concept…

Crossover SUV’s cannot stop selling at all. They seem to be everywhere and their sales show no signs of slowing down. But unless Volkswagen doesn’t update their crossovers very soon, than the concept T-Prime GTE may make the crossover very cross indeed. The T-Prime GTE concept looks like the future. With surplus amounts of technology,(…)

Volkswagen moving forward with electric car range, radical design for 2019

The beleaguered company are hoping their range of electric cars will spark a positive change moving forward from the emissions scandal. According to Autocar, company boss Herbert Diess has challenged Volkswagen’s selection of top designers to produce a new electric car that will become as instantly iconic as the Volkswagen Golf, and he is reportedly(…)

Volkswagen announces new Phaeton EV… Coincidence?

With the aftermath of the recent emissions scandal still fresh, Volkswagen aims for some positive press with the announcement of their new, battery-powered flagship: the next-gen Phaeton. A smart direction away from diesel, but was it a calculated move? For those who remember the original Phaeton model that became available in 2002, sales were its(…)