Volkswagen News

Volkswagen in mass recall in China

Volkswagen has recalled 384,181 vehicles in China. Gearbox problems triggered the largest ever recall from the German company in China. The recall date has been set for the 2nd of April. Sudden loss of power Vehicle’s suffer from the loss of power and acceleration without any warning. Direct shift gearboxes may interfere with the vehicle’s(…)

Volkswagen Golf wins European Car of the Year 2013

The Volkswagen Golf has been named the European car of the Year. The best selling Volkswagen model won in convincing fashion too. The seventh generation Golf managed to secure 414 points from a total of 58 judges. Shocking second place That perhaps was not the most shocking news of the evening. In second place came(…)

The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Volkswagen is the largest car manufacturer in Europe but is not as strong across the Atlantic. They have been making great strides in the United States recently however, as the new Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen shows. Sporty and economical It has been described by experts as a sporty and economical type of vehicle, a perfect match(…)

Volkswagen sales hit all time high

Volkswagen’s sales have reached an all-time high thanks to a tremendous 2012. Altogether Europe’s largest car producer sold 9.07 million in 2012. That represents a 11 per cent increase from 2011, which was also a successful year for the company. Volkswagen managed to ride the storm of the European market slowing down by compensating with(…)

Volkswagen Group sales in 2012

The Volkswagen Group as a saw their sales increase a great deal last year. Altogether sales managed to increase by 6.5 per cent in September. Worldwide a staggering 801,000 sales were made in that month alone. January to September figures also make for excellent reading. In total there was a 9.7 per cent increase for(…)

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(…)

Volkswagen Transporter BlueMotion

The Volkswagen Transporter BlueMotion has been added to the company’s commercial vehicle line-up. Clearly Europe’s largest car manufacturer is keen to cut emissions on their cars as well as their vans. BlueMotion technology is one of the best recognised green focused car systems in the world. It is largely seen on the company’s marquee vehicles(…)

Volkswagen planning a budget brand for India

Volkswagen is planning a budget brand for the Indian car market. They hope to rival Renault’s brand Dacia in the country. Adding to the Volkswagen Group, it would be the 13th badge under the German brand’s name. Ulrich Hackenberg, the Research and Development Chief for the Volkswagen Group said that the company are always looking(…)

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(…)

Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI in Singapore

The Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI is due for release in Singapore. The mid-size saloon model has it all, practicality, efficiency and style. Efficiency is majorly important in Singapore as vehicles with bigger engines need to pay more tax. For that reason Volkswagen has decided to downgrade their engine down to 1.4 litres, an engine well(…)