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Volkswagen aiming for strong growth in 2012

Europe’s largest car manufacturer Volkswagen are aiming for a strong 2012. These ambitions were announced despite a massive decline in the European car market at present. After a good first two months of the year, Volkswagen hopes to maintain their progress and continue with a high number of deliveries throughout the year. European sales suffering(…)

Another look at the Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

The Volkswagen Passat Alltrack is due for release very soon here in the UK. The car is expected to arrive here in July and will be priced at £28,500. The car’s main rivals are the Audi A4 Allroad and the Subaru Outback An SUV without being an SUV It is one of the most highly(…)

No more Volkswagen Passat name

The Volkswagen Passat CC will now only be known as the Volkswagen CC. It would appear that Volkswagen want the four door coupe to edge away from its family appeal. There will be a number of new features with the new 2013 model which will naturally increase the price too. It is destined for released(…)

A close look at SEAT Mii

SEAT confirmed earlier this month that they will introduce the new Mii city car to their line-up. Fans were also given a taste of what the five door variant will look like too. Ecomotive version The car’s Ecomotive will specialise in being as economical as possible. It will emit just 96 g/km of C02. With(…)

Volkswagen edging closer to buying Porsche

After months and months of speculation and legal tangles, Volkswagen are heading that bit closer to the purchase of Porsche. Volkswagen the world’s second largest car maker and Europe’s largest are set to buy out the remaining 50.1 per cent in Porsche to gain full ownership. An umbrella company According to reports from the automotive(…)

Volkswagen one of many to pull out of investments in India

Today we bring you some news on Volkswagen from India. Along with Mahindra and Bajaj, Volkswagen may pull out of investments made in Maharashtra, (Western India) due to VAT issues. All three companies have a setup in Chakan which is located near Pune. If Mahindra were to pull out of the investment, this would cost(…)

The Skoda Citigo first drive

Due for release this summer, many expert testers have got the chance to drive the production vehicle. Many have praised the vehicle as Skoda’s missing link, as they do not possess a city car within their line-up. Could this be the car to help change the fortunes of the automaker? A number of first’s for(…)

Volkswagen Sharan released in Malaysia

Volkswagen Sharan is the latest car to be released in Malaysia. It has a 2.0 litre TSI turbocharged engine and will be mated to a six speed transmission. The Sharan will be able to produce 200 BHP. It will be able to reach 0 – 62 MPH in just 8.3 seconds. High level of equipment(…)

Volkswagen to bring new 800 cc car to India, Brazil and China

The markets of India, Brazil and China are catered for smaller cars.  Volkswagen is looking to build on their recent success within all three countries by introducing a brand new car having variants of 800cc and 1.2 L with the respective car markets.  Volkswagen small cars in India Developing small cars specialised for India is(…)

Skoda makes a huge impact at the Indian 2012 Delhi Expo

Skoda has done no harm to enhance their reputation at the Indian Delhi Expo. Their line-up at the annual motor show included the Rapid, Laura, Superb, Yeti and Fabia. The new Rapid model will naturally attract the most attention as its name might suggest. Skoda Fabia Scout The new Fabia Scout is one of the(…)