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(…)

The Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet

Not many fancy the Golf as a Cabriolet but the 2012 GTI edition may sway a few people. Although a 7th generation Golf has come out, Volkswagen decided to continue the 6th generation on this cabriolet. Under the bonnet comes a 210 BHP 2.0 litre turbo petrol engine. Although it’s extra weight means that the(…)

The new Skoda vRS Blackline

Looking at the new Skoda vRS Blackline, it’s quite obvious to see that the company are no longer a laughing matter. This particular model is a limited edition model. There will be just 500 models here in the UK. You may have worked that out from the humours advert which was recently released, which stated(…)

Volkswagen Group jobs ever increasing

Jobs at the Volkswagen Group have significantly increased over the past four years. There have been over 225,000 members of staff working for the company. The Volkswagen Group consists of Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, SEAT and Skoda. The significance of 2007 2007 was quite a significant year for the company. It was back(…)

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(…)

Bentley and Lamborghini SUV’s delayed

Reports from the automotive industry confirm that Bentley and Lamborghini SUV’s will be delayed. Holding company Volkswagen have the made the decision in order to save cash. Volkswagen are said to be hitting a crisis, a completely unthinkable and unimaginable situation in 2011. The European car sales crisis seems to have finally caught up with(…)