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The Volkswagen Passat Bluemotion Review

We have already reviewed the Volkswagen Passat but today we take a look at the Bluemotion variant. Very fuel efficient and environmentally friendly It’s a great looking vehicle that’s dedicated to be eco friendly and fuel efficient, whilst ensuring the typical wonderful Passat characteristics are not compromised and kept intact. The car emits just 109g/km(…)

Volkswagen aim for 8 million sales in 2011

Volkswagen is hoping to set a record of selling 8 million cars worldwide. The target is achievable according to Europe’s biggest car manufacturer. Statics show that they sold 7.51 million cars globally from November. This marks a 13.9 per cent increase from sales in the previous year. From January to November last year, Volkswagen sales(…)

Insurance on the UP! is actually going down

Our title for this report may be slightly confusing but we can assure you that it is great news. The Volkswagen UP Has been confirmed as having the lowest insurance rating in the UK when it is released in 2012. Cheap insurance for more than just the entry level UP! It will now be the(…)

The Volkswagen Beetle to arrive in India

Volkswagen has announced that they are bringing the new generation Volkswagen Beetle to India. It will be showcased to fans at the Indian Auto Expo 2012 in January. Its display is sure to grab plenty of headlines. Praise throughout other parts of the world We have already discussed how the 3rd generation of the Volkswagen(…)

Volkswagen Fleet Services using “MoDel”

Volkswagen Fleet Services have begun a three month trial of Ebbon-Dacs’ MoDel electronic vehicle delivery and collection solution. Overall the company hope to create better customer satisfaction and improve efficiency in the way that vehicles are provided to their fleet clients. The new scheme will be used from 17 out of Volkswagen’s 65 fleet business(…)

The Volkswagen Chattanooga plant receives top level LEED award

Volkswagen announced earlier this winter that their Chattanooga plant has achieved the highest level LEED certification. To those of you who don’t know what that award means, anyone who receives such a level award means that their building is as sustainable and green as possible. Volkswagen became the first American car manufacturer to achieve such(…)

Volkwagen Xinjiang riddle

Volkswagen is expanding their operations in China by a great deal by building a new assembly plant in the country. Raised eyebrows The city of Xinjiang is the chosen location for Europe’s largest car manufacturer. The decision did raise a few eyebrows as the area is quite deprived. It isn’t necessarily a booming place for(…)

Volkswagen Vans win a host of awards

Volkswagen vans have been recognised in form of winning some prestigious awards. They will certainly go a long way in raising the profile of exactly what Europe’s biggest car producer has to offer in terms of vans. What Van? What Van? The highly respected van magazine and website have handed out the small medium and(…)

Volkswagen to use Indian supplies more frequently

Volkswagen is aiming to source more parts from Indian suppliers. They plan to use the parts throughout their global operations, not just in a few selected regions. Nearing 300 million Euros spend in India Volkswagen aim to spend 300 Euros million over the next 3 to 5 years in terms of sourcing components in India.(…)

Volkswagen Chief praises workforce for achievements

Volkswagen CEO Professor Dr Winterkorn has been full of praise for the company’s staff at their main plant in Wolfsburg for their fantastic achievements throughout 2011. This comes after the company’s staff in the German City of Wolfsburg had worked over 38 extra shifts and produced a tremendous 50,000 more cars than originally forecast. Mr(…)