Volkswagen Models

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’s UK & US sales plunge after emissions scandal

We can see storm clouds about to ruin this optimistic blue sky… Unsurprisingly, the emissions scandal has brought Volkswagen more bad news this month. Sales of VW products in the UK have dropped by almost 20% and in the US they’ve plummeted 25%. Official findings from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show(…)

VW reveals EU fix for emissions scandal cars

Volkswagen has (finally) revealed details of their proposed emissions fix. Of the 11 million cars affected worldwide, the majority are in Europe. This week we’ve learnt how those affected in the EU will be fixed and, actually, it’s very simple. A bit too simple considering the lengths they went to cheat, but that’s for another(…)

Volkswagen unveils two new Beetles for 2016

Debuting at the L.A Motor Show this week are two new 2016 Beetles from Volkswagen… who cleverly left the diesels at home. The German carmaker is keeping a relatively low profile (and apologising profusely) after the emissions scandal, but still managed to create a buzz around its new models. We think fans of the popular bug(…)

VW admit CO2 emissions “irregularities” in 800,000 vehicles

Volkswagen is still driving into the eye of the storm – probably because it’s hard to see amongst all those toxic emissions – and now it’s pumping out CO2 like it’s going out of fashion. If we’re going down, we’re taking the ozone layer with us! Bit harsh? I suppose we should give them credit(…)

Volkswagen emissions scandal: one month on…

The Volkswagen emissions cheating is the biggest scandal the automotive industry has seen in a long time, thanks to the constant stream of media reports and new pieces of information appearing daily. And now it looks like the 11 million affected vehicles total could grow higher. In case you haven’t been near a television, computer,(…)

Volkswagen emissions scandal fault of “a couple of engineers”

Volkswagen had its first Congressional hearing yesterday, where the House’s Energy and Commerce Committee grilled top US executive Matthew Horn about the emissions scandal that broke a few weeks ago. It was two hours of questions and deflective answers, and the public are yet to gather much new information. Horn told the committee he believes(…)

The new 2014 Volkswagen Scirocco

The new 2014 Volkswagen Scirocco has been released. The car is very popular here in the UK, with the new generation selling exceptionally well here since its release in 2008. In fact the UK is the world’s second biggest market for the Scirocco, with China being the biggest. From it’s release in 2008 until the(…)

The Volkswagen Golf GTI at the Geneva Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show was home to the unveiling of the brand new 2013 Golf GTI. There was mainly no difference between the concept version and the production version seen at the motor show. Looks Coming with an aggressive yet sporty body kit, the car looked fast. The spoiler upon the back is subtle but(…)

Volkswagen Plug-in Golf

The new Volkswagen Plug-in Golf is expected to make a great impact on the UK car market. It will hit showrooms this summer being the latest in hybrid to come from the Volkswagen Group. New MQB structure The Volkswagen Group has built a new MQB structure for all new passenger vehicles. The latest Golf was(…)