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(…)

The Volkswagen CrossBlue seen in Detroit

Volkswagen has showcased their new SUV at the Detroit Motor Show named CrossBlue. We won’t get to see the vehicle here in the UK unfortunately; it has been set for the United States and Canada only if it makes it to production. In the Volkswagen line-up, the vehicle will in between the Volkswagen Tiguan and(…)

Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

The Volkswagen Polo BlueGT is now available for order, with prices being announced back in October in 2012.  There has been much hype surrounding the vehicle, given the extra features that it now comes with. The 1.4 litre four cylinder turbocharged engine will bring about a few surprises. Firstly it hits a total of 140(…)

A new Lamborghini SUV confirmed

Lamborghini will be releasing a new SUV it has been confirmed. The sports car company, whose parent Volkswagen are currently experiencing huge growth at present, will make the car public in April at the Beijing Motor Show. This is part of a strategy to introduce three new cars by 2016 which include the new Aventador(…)

Volkswagen Golf Blue e-motion wins award

The Volkswagen Blue e-motion was a participant in the RAC future car challenge and was the winner within the Most Energy Efficient Regular Car Prototype category. The electric car managed to cover the challenge which was to drive 57 miles from Madeira Drive in Brighton to Pall Mall in London. Confidence A few reports in(…)

The Volkswagen secures IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

Volkswagen have done themselves proud in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (otherwise known as the IIHS) This is the ninth time that a Volkswagen model have triumphed in the IIHS ratings for winning the Top Safety Pick Award. The Volkswagen Routan, an American model, was the car to achieve the feat. The actual award(…)