Volkswagen investing $55 billion to reduced emissions

Volkswagen will put a large majority of an $82.5 billion investment fund into creating cars which are more fuel efficient and friendly towards the environment. Volkswagen to make cars and factories greener As announced by us last year, Volkswagen had set out a huge budget which had the ultimate aim of making the company the(…)

Volkswagen passenger car sales hit 800,000 this year

Volkswagen has sold more than 800,000 passenger vehicles through January and February for the first time ever. Total sales reached 818,000 for the two months of this year. This represents a rise of 8 per cent with 2011 figures reaching 758,000 for the same period. February sales of Volkswagen Passenger vehicles reached 399,700, resulting in(…)

Volkswagen aiming for strong growth in 2012

Europe’s largest car manufacturer Volkswagen are aiming for a strong 2012. These ambitions were announced despite a massive decline in the European car market at present. After a good first two months of the year, Volkswagen hopes to maintain their progress and continue with a high number of deliveries throughout the year. European sales suffering(…)

A major Porsche recall worldwide

This week has seen reports of Porsches being recalled throughout the world. Official reports confirm that 102,000 Porsche Cayenne SUV’s are being recalled following a headlight problem. A fifth of this figure is based in North America and Canada. When the affected models were made The affected models are ones that were built for 2011(…)

Another look at the Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

The Volkswagen Passat Alltrack is due for release very soon here in the UK. The car is expected to arrive here in July and will be priced at £28,500. The car’s main rivals are the Audi A4 Allroad and the Subaru Outback An SUV without being an SUV It is one of the most highly(…)

Skoda to play a bigger role in Indian automotive markets

Skoda’s sales are set to rise by 50 per cent in the Indian car market. Whereas major brands such as General Motors and Volkswagen, who own Skoda, reported a dip in sales for February, Skoda look set to prosper. A great performance by the Skoda rapid In 2011 the Skoda Rapid was launched which has(…)

Bentley appoint Stefan Buscher as their new Marketing and Product Director

Bentley, who are owned by Volkswagen, have appointed Stefan Buscher as their Marketing and Product Director. The British based company have announced that Mr Bushcer had already started his role on the 1st of January 2012. Mr Alasdair Stewart, a Member of the Board for Sales and Marketing will be Mr Busher’s boss and will(…)

MAN foresees major slowdown in the Brazilian truck market

MAN, the truck maker based in Germany who are owned by Volkswagen, have said that they predict that sales and profits will fall in 2012. Stricter carbon emission rules in 2012 The Brazilian Government has slapped a tighter carbon emission regulation this year meaning sales will naturally decrease. It is expected that sales will dip(…)

No more Volkswagen Passat name

The Volkswagen Passat CC will now only be known as the Volkswagen CC. It would appear that Volkswagen want the four door coupe to edge away from its family appeal. There will be a number of new features with the new 2013 model which will naturally increase the price too. It is destined for released(…)

Skoda Superb Review

Skoda has completely turned their reputation around and the superb model is clear evidence of that. The car does exactly what it says on the tin in our opinion. We take a look at some of our favourite features about the car on our blog today. Practicality The practicality within the car is quite immense.(…)