Volkswagen announces new Phaeton EV… Coincidence?

With the aftermath of the recent emissions scandal still fresh, Volkswagen aims for some positive press with the announcement of their new, battery-powered flagship: the next-gen Phaeton. A smart direction away from diesel, but was it a calculated move? For those who remember the original Phaeton model that became available in 2002, sales were its(…)

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(…)

Are you a Volkswagen owner?

We covered the emissions scandal on our main blog last week and now we’re able to tell you what to do if you are a VW owner. If you think your vehicle is affected, then here’s what you need to know.   Are you affected? VW has announced that of the 11 million vehicles affected(…)

All New Volkswagen C Coupe GTE

All New Volkswagen C Coupe GTE Volkswagen had released all new Volkswagen C Coupe GTE, which has been designed to be released solely into the Chinese market, but no official release date has been set by Volkswagen. Larger than normal Volkswagen This Volkswagen is told to measure 199.7 inches in length, which is unusually large(…)

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(…)

Volkswagen and Renault warn of market slowdown

Volkswagen, Europe’s number one car provider along with Renault have warned that there could be a huge market slowdown in ‘emerging markets’. Jerome Stroll, the Head of Sales at Renault said times are difficult at the moment from newer emerging markets despite the news of a recovery from the European market. Mr Stroll mention this(…)

Volkswagen’s sales increase by 3.1% in America

Volkswagen growth in the United States is still on the up with the German company reporting an increase in sales of 3.1 per cent. The month of March was not expected to be this good for Europe’s largest car manufacturer. They managed to sell a fantastic 37,704 cars in that month alone. Year on year(…)

Volkswagen creating even more jobs

Volkswagen is set to create even more jobs which will increase the number of employees by a brilliant 9 per cent. Europe’s largest car manufacturer is set to increase its staff numbers from 550,000 to 600,000 around the world by the year 2018. They also have another major target for 2018, becoming the world’s undisputed(…)

Skoda the best when it comes to target price savings

The Skoda Fabia has topped the biggest discount off a new car poll, according to research carried out by What Car? The new Fabia is offered with a brilliant 25% reduction. The Fabia 1.2 litre 70 SE is available for a brilliant £8,800 which is a fantastic saving of £2,670. The savings on the car(…)

Volkswagen’s brand new £25 million Headquarters

Volkswagen is building brand new Headquarters in Tongwell, Milton Keynes. It will cost an estimated £25 million to build. The site is due to be completed in 2014. Volkswagen’s financial services sector will move into the 100,000 sq ft office development. Work has already begun with the buildings already starting to be taken down. The(…)