Volkswagen News

Sunday, 8 December 2019

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08 December
Weekly Treasure: 2004 Volkswagen Phaeton W12

Brilliant car, but wrong as a Volkswagen.

CarBuzz

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07 December
Kia Picanto Faces VW Up! in Cheap Car Comparison, Dacia Sandero Gets Smashed

With the way James May talks about the Dacia Sandero, you'd think it was loved all over Britain. However, that's not really the case. Let's check out how it does in this comprehensive cheap car comparison from Fifth Gear, where it faces newer rivals...

autoevolution

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07 December
2020 VW Golf 8 Early Reviews Reveal It's the Perfect All-Rounder

Hatchbacks are not the most exciting segment at the moment. However, most of the top-selling models in Europe are of that variety, and Volkswagen intends to keep the No.1 spot with the all-new 2020 Golf. We've been waiting to see this car for a...

autoevolution

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07 December
Volkswagen Golf 2020 video review

We drive the 8th-generation Golf to find out if it can remain the family hatchback king Volkswagen says the new Mk8 Golf is the most sophisticated Golf there’s ever been. And given it features an almost entirely digital cockpit, uses...

Autocar

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07 December
Get Ready For The Next-Generation Volkswagen Golf GTI

We now have a good idea what the new Golf GTI will look like.

CarBuzz

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07 December
Americans Can’t Spell Volkswagen, Survey Finds

As The Bard put it, “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” which is a fancy way of saying that a name holds no real value over the attributes of someone or something. Shakespeare was, of course, a romantic and an idealist. In marketing,...

autoevolution

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07 December
Volkswagen scientists use quantum computing to help solve traffic chaos

Volkswagen has made the first real-time demonstration of advanced quantum computing at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Equipping nine buses with tablets connected to the Quantum Routing system, Volkswagen was able to direct each one...

Motoring Research

06 December
Volkswagen Group Names New Design Chief; Rolls-Royce Designer Tapped for VW Brand

A longtime design presence in the Volkswagen family will take on a new title in the new year. The automaker has announced that Klaus Bischoff (seen above, to the left of North American CEO Scott Keogh), currently head of design for the Volkswagen...

VWVortex

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06 December
Volkswagen adds new trim options for the Touareg

Volkswagen has expanded the line-up for its Touareg SUV, adding entry-level, mid-range and high-end specifications with a focus on technology to double the number of available variants on offer. The models arrive shortly after the brand announced...

Diesel Car Magazine

06 December
2020 Volkswagen Golf First Drive Review | It keeps the joy in driving

Filed under: Volkswagen,First Drives,New Car Reviews,Hatchback Continue reading 2020 Volkswagen Golf First Drive Review | It keeps the joy in driving 2020 Volkswagen Golf First Drive Review | It keeps the joy in driving originally appeared...

AutoBlog

06 December
Volkswagen Group names new design chief

The Volkswagen Group on Thursday named Klaus Bischoff as its new design chief. Bischoff has been with the automaker since 1989 and since 2007 has been in charge of design for passenger cars at the Volkswagen brand. He starts his new role at the top...

MotorAuthority

06 December
Volkswagen Touareg gets three new trim levels

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:04 More choice for buyers as SE, SEL Tech and Black Edition trims join the Volkswagen Touareg line-up

Carbuyer

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06 December
2019 Volkswagen Atlas: A wise (and wide) SUV choice video

The 2019 Atlas really is one of the widest rides in its class, but that means plenty of room for passengers and tech inside this family-friendly midsize SUV.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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06 December
2019 Volkswagen Atlas review: A solid and spacious SUV with a few small nitpicks

The largest model in VW's fleet is a solid choice for drivers who value space, features and comfort over driving dynamics.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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06 December
Volkswagen Touareg SUV range DOUBLES in size in the UK

Volkswagen is doubling the size of the Touareg SUV range in the UK, with new SE, SEL Tech and Black Edition models adding to the current range. It’s 18 months since the current Volkswagen Touareg SUV went on sale after a major overhaul, since when...

Cars UK

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05 December
Former Rolls-Royce and Skoda design chief joins Volkswagen

Jozef Kabaň Jozef Kabaň returns after short spell at BMW Group; Klaus Bischoff takes over as head of VW Group design Former BMW, Rolls-Royce and Skoda design boss Jozef Kaban will take over as head of design at Volkswagen next year, with Klaus...

Autocar

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05 December
Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk1 review: power to the people

In 1975, Hungarian inventor Erno Rubik patented a new type of puzzle. Within three years of reaching the shops, his Rubik’s Cube had sold 200 million. At the same time, another surprise success was brewing in Germany. A team of Volkswagen engineers...

Motoring Research

04 December
VW Sharan awarded four-star safety rating … despite door falling off

THE VOLKSWAGEN Sharan people carrier has been awarded a commendable crash test score by Euro NCAP — even though one of the car’s doors fell off during one of the tests. When the MPV was put through its paces in Euro NCAP’s pole impact test (which is...

Sunday Times Driving

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04 December
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 2020 review

New engine technology aims to restore credibility for TDI power, and the Mk8 Golf benefits handsomely Not so long ago, if you wanted an everyday car with good performance, excellent fuel economy and even better ergonomics, you bought a...

Autocar

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04 December
2020 Kia Soul GT vs. 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Comparison

2020 Kia Soul GT Starting Price: $28,485 | Price Yours Above Average: Roomy, unique looking, and fun to drive Below Average: No option for all-wheel drive, even though there's an "off-road inspired," Soul X-Line in the lineup. Consensus:...

Kelly Blue Book

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04 December
Volkswagen Golf hatchback

"The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf improves incrementally on the old one in most areas and has a smart new interior" This is the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf, the latest version of the family hatchback that's now racked up more than...

Carbuyer

04 December
2020 Volkswagen Passat First Review

  New styling updates current design More standard equipment means more value Redesigned interior is more upscale More torque from its 4-cylinder turbo engine Pricing starts at $23,915| Find a Passat for sale near you   If you were to...

Kelly Blue Book

04 December
VW Sharan's Door Flies Off During Crash Test, Still Scores Four Stars

The VW MPV had a door detach a Euro NCAP crash test, although it still came away with a respectable four-star result

Car Throttle

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04 December
Volkswagen Golf review: eighth-gen hatch tested

Can this new generation of Golf remain at the top of its class?

TopGear

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03 December
Rising Golf Sales Help VW to a 9% Sales Increase in November

Volkswagen USA’s November sales have risen again thanks to the same usual suspects: the Tiguan and the Atlas. But November’s sales were, unusually, helped by the Golf Family, whose sales rose 11% as compared to November 2018. The gains came thanks...

VWVortex

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03 December
Volkswagen Sharan scores four stars in crash test despite rear door detaching

News 5 Dec, 2019 Latest Euro NCAP results reveals VW Sharan’s rear door falls off during side impact test; questions raised over car’s four-star rating

Auto Express

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03 December
First UK visit for the Volkswagen ID.3 highlights Tesco charging network

Electric car owners could get more than 1,000 miles of free driving per year following the rollout of a complimentary car charging network. Volkswagen announced last year it had partnered with Tesco and Pod Point to install around 2,400 charging...

Diesel Car Magazine

03 December
Regio Classic VW: Celebrating The Air-Cooled Life In Mexico

The esplanade at Arena Monterrey played host to the event, which has run every two years since 2011, but was absent for the past couple. Of course, it’s return was very much welcomed, with participants bringing their Volkswagens and Porsches from...

Speedhunters

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03 December
Autocar confidential: Volkswagen's Vizzion mission, Kia's UK SUV snub and more

Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's round-up of automotive gossip, Volkswagen gets 'vizzionary', Kia spurns the UK for its new SUV, we chat wheel rims with Audi and...

Autocar

03 December
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR | PH Fleet

We've become very comfortable in the TCR's company. Maybe a little too comfortable...

PistonHeads

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03 December
VW 'Dieselgate' emissions scandal UK class action

Around 100,000 claimants club together to sue VW in the High Court

Car Magazine

02 December
British motorists accuse VW of ‘obvious cheat’ on emissions

One of the UK’s biggest consumer lawsuits under way as 90,000 sue German carmaker

FT.com Autos

02 December
Volkswagen: UK drivers fight for 'dieselgate' compensation

Tens of thousands of UK car buyers start a compensation claim over the Volkswagen emissions scandal.

BBC News

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02 December
VW Adds Two-Wheel China Charm Offensive

Volkswagen’s motorcycle brand, Ducati, has followed its parent company’s charm offensive on the lucrative Chinese market with two models making their debuts this autumn. Leading the charge at the Shanghai Exhibition Center auto tradeshow was the...

TU Automotive

02 December
Already 100,000 Volkswagen e-Golfs Sold

Last week Volkswagen marked delivery of the 100,000th VW e-Golf all-electric model globally. Launched in 2014, the model has had a successful career particularly on the European market, where 200 km of range is considered sufficient for many drivers.

AUTO123

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29 November
VW CEO says ID CROZZ electric crossover will sell for around $40,000

Scott Keogh, CEO of VW of America, said this month that the ID CROZZ will sell in the low- to mid-$30,000 range after a $7,500 federal tax credit. That suggests a pre-incentive sticker price of around $40,000 for the brand’s first high-volume,...

Electrek

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29 November
2021 VW Caddy Is Bringing MQB Hybrid Tech, Has Audi RS6-Like Headlights

We love small vans, be they designed for passengers or carrying stuff. They retain so much of a brand's core, unlike the larger load luggers, and the upcoming 2021 VW Caddy is no exception. Our spies in Scandinavia have sent us these photos of the...

autoevolution

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29 November
Volkswagen delivers 100,000th e-Golf

Volkswagen has delivered the 100,000th e-Golf in the Gläserne Manufaktur Dresden. The model was launched in 2014 as the Volkswagen brand’s second battery electric vehicle (BEV) after the e-up! (2013). The e-Golf is one of the most successful...

Diesel Car Magazine

27 November
2020 Volkswagen Golf - first drive review

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:44 We’ve driven the new 2020 Volkswagen Golf to see how it shapes up against the BMW 1 Series and Mercedes A-Class

Carbuyer

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27 November
LCV Pollution Test Claims a Mercedes 17 Times Worse than VW

A clean air lobby group claims LCV emissions testing is failing to distinguish between a Mercedes that is 17-times more polluting than an equivalent Volkswagen van. The study run by the AIR Alliance for its periodic AIR Index suggests a 2019...

TU Automotive

26 November
2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI prototype spotted almost undisguised

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 16:36 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is due to get two fast GTI models with as much as 286bhp

Carbuyer

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20 November
Volkswagen is putting this cool electric station wagon into production

We've seen buses and buggies, hatches, sedans, and crossovers. And now there's a VW ID station wagon concept. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] LOS...

Ars Technica

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20 November
VW ID Space Vizzion: Volkswagen's electric estate car is here

Say hello to the new, fully electric VW estate car vision

Car Magazine

18 November
2021 Volkswagen ID. Space Vizzion estate concept launched

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 05:00 Revealed at the LA Motor Show, the electric Volkswagen ID. Space Vizzion will have 367 miles of range

Carbuyer


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