Volkswagen to join General Motors and invest big in the Russian car market

Despite the failings of the overall European car market, Russia has proven to be a real bright spot in the region. Whereas car makers are fairly reluctant to invest in countries such as Spain, the UK and Italy to name a few, Volkswagen and General Motors are more than happy to invest over €1 billion(…)

Volkswagen will not be shutting down a factory

Just as Vauxhall have announced that they are to temporarily close two of their plants, Volkswagen have denied that they are about to carry out the same form of action. Reports in Germany claimed that Volkswagen were about to shut down a factory with an alarming performance in the European car market recently. All problems(…)

Volkswagen developing an outstanding 235 MPG car

What’s the average MPG figure of your vehicle? 40, 50, 60 MPG? That’s nothing compared to what Volkswagen have in store. Their new hybrid in the making is expected to hit 235 MPG. The model named the Volkswagen XL1 has been all over auto headlines since it was displayed at the Qatar Motor Show in(…)

Volkswagen America top quality index ratings

Volkswagen America has come out on top in the quality index ratings. The survey was carried out in by Strategic Vision, the industry analyst in the United States. Volkswagen beat Ford to the top spot. Chrysler was in third spot just behind Ford. The poll took into consideration problems of the vehicle reported by owners(…)

The new Golf GTI better than ever

The brand new Volkswagen GTI will make an appearance at the Paris Motor Show on the 4th September. The new generation of the ehicle will come with more space and practicality. The car will be produced in Germany later this month. There have no official images released of the finished concept version that will be(…)

Skoda to focus on second hand cars in India

Skoda will focus more on selling on second hand vehicles this year in order to up sale volumes. According to reports the Czech auto company wish to distance themselves from the luxury tag which they posses and want to become more of a mass seller. Their aim is to properly enter the second hand car(…)

The luxurious new Volkswagen Passat makes its debut in the Middle East

The Middle East, as you can imagine is no stranger to luxurious types of vehicles but this time round but the Volkswagen Passat is sure to have a great impact in the region. The car is set to be released in the Middle East, with it offering a great amount of desirable and luxury features(…)

The Volkswagen Jetta hybrid sets brand new world record

Perhaps the best way for a car to be marketed is to set a brand new world record. Volkswagen have done just that with their new Jetta Hybrid model. The car has been recorded as being the fastest production hybrid car ever, hitting speeds of 185.395 miles per hour. The speed trail took place at(…)

The Volkswagen Think Blue Campaign in Australia

Volkswagen’s Think Blue campaign is the company’s way of encouraging all road users to protect the environment. Their campaign has touched the worldwide car market and has recently been a major talking point in the Australian car market. Volkswagen’s Bluemotion technology is one of the best on the market. It greatly reduces fuel consumption and(…)

Volkswagen may enter Formula 1

When you hear of Formula 1, you instantly think of famous car brands. Ferrari, McClaren Mercedes-Benz, Lotus Renault is just a few of the teams currently in the competition. Volkswagen is desperate for the piece of the action and has sensationally announced their interest in Formula 1. The world’s most famous racing competition would certainly(…)