Volkswagen News

Monday, 26 October 2020

25 October
VW may make Bentley a subsidiary of Audi

Filed under: Audi,Bentley,Volkswagen Volkswagen plans to make British luxury carmaker Bentley a subsidiary of its Audi division as it seeks economies of scale among its top-end brands, German trade publication Automobilwoche...

AutoBlog

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25 October
The VW Beetle Is Not The Camper We Were Expecting

Despite losing rear seats, it's more practical than ever.

CarBuzz

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25 October
Volkswagen Taos Could Be An Awesome Little Truck

VW could make its smallest crossover much more interesting.

CarBuzz

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24 October
Volkswagen ID.3 Takes on Nissan Leaf in EV Hatchback Comparison

Everybody talks about how Volkswagen wants to make more EVs than Tesla. But there's a major hurdle in the way. The Nissan Leaf is arguably the most successful EV in Europe and it stands in the way of the ID.3. America probably isn't going to get...

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24 October
Volkswagen ID 3 vs Nissan Leaf: Battle for the EV top spot

The ID 3 has a tough task to dethrone the Leaf Volkswagen hopes its new EV can become the new face of a brand scarred by Dieselgate - upending the Leaf in the process Brave new world, meet same old world. Electric cars once stood alone (dear...

Autocar

23 October
Need an EV home charger installed, and clarity on incentives? Thank the VW diesel settlement

Electrify America—the charging network created as part of Volkswagen's diesel emissions settlement—and electric-car advocacy group Veloz are launching a one-stop information source for home charging. The two entities on Thursday announced an online...

Green Car Reports

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22 October
New Volkswagen Golf GTD goes on sale priced from £32,790

Hot hatch has potent new 2.0-litre TDI engine with extra 16bhp and a claimed range of more than 500 miles The new Volkswagen Golf GTD is now available to order in the UK, priced from £32,790, making it the cheapest GT version of the Mk8...

Autocar

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22 October
Volkswagen ID.3 review

The Volkswagen ID.3 is an accomplished all-electric family hatchback. It gets the basics right with competitive pricing, desirable looks and great levels of comfort - all wrapped up in a practical package with a usable, real-world range. On-board...

Auto Express

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22 October
Volkswagen ID.3 review

The Volkswagen ID.3 is an accomplished all-electric family hatchback. It gets the basics right with competitive pricing, desirable looks and great levels of comfort - all wrapped up in a practical package with a usable, real-world range. On-board...

Auto Express

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22 October
Video: Volkswagen ID 3 vs Nissan Leaf | electric hatchback face-off

Nissan took an early lead in the race for a competitive mainstream EV, but has Volkswagen knocked it down a peg? The 2020 Volkswagen ID 3 is VW’s bespoke new battery electric vehicle. And although it’s not the first EV on the market - it’s not...

Autocar

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22 October
VW ID.4 Sneak Peek — Will VW’s electric SUV outsell the ID.3?

Obviously the short answer to the question above is yes, as Volkswagen at present has no plans to bring the ID.3 to North America, but what if they did? Would the Europe-friendly ID.3 succeed where the eGolf failed, or will the ID.4 simply be the...

Electrek

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22 October
Volkswagen brings most powerful ever Golf GTD to the UK

The Volkswagen Golf GTD is now available to UK customers, priced from £32,790. It follows the GTI and GTE models, which were also recently opened for order to British buyers. The diesel-powered newcomer is the most powerful Golf GTD to date....

Diesel Car Magazine

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22 October
The groundbreaking VW K70 celebrates its 50th Birthday

“Love the VW K70 – because it opens up a new VW era”… this was the advertising slogan used for the launch of the Volkswagen K 70, which took place 50 years ago. With a... Read More

Take to the Road

21 October
2021 Volkswagen Arteon is more expensive to start, but cheaper at the top

The refreshed 2021 Volkswagen Arteon sedan comes with a new look and a new pricing scheme. Volkswagen was quick to update the Arteon flagship sedan that debuted for the 2019 model year. It was also quick to streamline the trim levels and adjust the...

The Car Connection

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21 October
New ELECTRIC VW ID.3 matches the new VW Golf Mk8’s Five Star Euro NCAP rating

The new Volkswagen ID.3, the first of VW's new ID family of electric cars, scores a five star Euro NCAP rating in the latest safety tests.

Cars UK

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21 October
Volkswagen ID 3 scores top marks in Euro NCAP tests

Volkswagen ID 3 Euro NCAP test New electric hatchback achieves maximum five-star score from European crash safety organisation The new Volkswagen ID 3 has achieved the maximum five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP, earning praise for scoring...

Autocar

21 October
VW Golf GTD returns with 150mph potential

Oil-burning hot hatch gets 200hp and 51.4mpg economy

PistonHeads

20 October
Volkswagen Prices Upscale 2021 Arteon For Just a Bit Less Than Before

Volkswagen gave the Arteon four-door coupe a quick refresh for 2021, but they took a little bit longer to price the updated and refined grand tourer. Tweaked to give the model a much more upscale appearance and more features, the Arteon will start...

VWVortex

20 October
2021 Volkswagen Arteon starts at $38,190

Volkswagen has announced the pricing for the updated 2021 Arteon, which starts at $38,190, including the destination charge. The new Arteon arrives with a restyled face and an updated interior. On the outside the 2021 Arteon’s face has been restyled...

The Torque Report

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20 October
Cupra Electric Hot Hatch Spied at the Nurburgring, Is the VW ID.3's Cool Cousin

Europeans used to find it really hard to get hyped up about electric cars. However, the Cupra el-Born speaks their language and could make the sprint to 50 kph (31 mph) in just 2.9 seconds. This test prototype was captured by our Nurburgring spies...

autoevolution

20 October
Updated Volkswagen Tiguan opens for ordering

The Car Expert - Independent, impartial advice Volkswagen has announced pricing for the updated Tiguan mid-size SUV, as well as expanding the engine range on its Arteon executive car. Updated Volkswagen Tiguan opens for ordering

The Car Expert

19 October
Volkswagen Throws Down in Bid to Buy Navistar, Create Heavy Truck Giant

When they’re not preparing to sell an ultra-luxury supercar brand or creating a new line of electric vehicles, they’re planning a big-time merger for a larger piece of the heavy-duty truck market. It’s only gonna cost them a few billion...

VWVortex

19 October
Volkswagen Amarok W580

Volkswagen/Walkinshaw partnership spawns Amarok W580

Go Auto

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15 October
Volkswagen ID.5 "Coupe" Spied at the Nurburgring, Looks Like a Stocky Model Y

The ID.5 is supposed to be the sexy coupe version of the all-electric Volkswagen ID.4 crossover. However, from where we stand, it doesn't look like the EV gods blessed it with the best DNA. The way we see this, the Volkswagen ID.5 is trying to copy...

autoevolution

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15 October
VW places massive order of robots to build ID.4 SUV and ID.BUZZ electric minibus

Volkswagen has confirmed that it placed a massive order for robots to build the ID.4 electric SUV and ID.BUZZ electric minibus. more… The post VW places massive order of robots to build ID.4 SUV and ID.BUZZ electric minibus appeared first on...

Electrek

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14 October
Expanded Volkswagen ID.3 range dips below £30K

Just four weeks after the first British customers collected their ID.3 1ST Editions, Volkswagen has announced pricing for the seven pre-configured series ID.3 models. The lowest-priced of these net carbon-neutral models, the ID.3 Life, will cost...

Diesel Car Magazine

14 October
Sub-£30,000 Volkswagen ID.3 due to launch later this month

Cheaper entry point brings price of the new Volkswagen ID.3 electric car closer to that of a high-spec Golf, while the range expands with new trim levels and battery options

Auto Express

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14 October
Camper from the past: VW Super Bugger for sale, nearly 40K

The Super Bugger was a strange little machine, a hybrid camper conversion for the 1970 VW Beetle introduced 45 years ago by an entrepreneurial company ... Read more

The Weekly Driver

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14 October
Volkswagen ID.3: UK pricing revealed

Everything you need to know about VW's new Golf-sized EV

Car Magazine

13 October
New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport turns up the wick to 296bhp

The new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport adds more power and gets an aero overhaul

Auto Express

13 October
City Car of the Year 2020: Volkswagen up!

The Volkswagen up! is the 2020 Auto Express City Car of the Year, with the Hyundai i10 and SEAT Mii Electric commended

Auto Express

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13 October
Hotter, harder VW Golf GTI Clubsport races in

VW Golf GTI Clubsport returns, plus CAR's full lowdown on the Mk8 hot hatch here

Car Magazine

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12 October
Volkswagen California 6.1 Beach kitchen sink no longer included

Here's all you need to know about the new, slicker VW California camper

Car Magazine

09 October
New 2020 Volkswagen California Beach 6.1 revealed

Volkswagen California Transporter Beach comes with seating for six and a mini kitchen

Auto Express

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07 October
VW Completes First V2V ‘Swarm Test’

Volkswagen Group has successfully tested it V2V and V2X communications suites using a mixture of its branded vehicles. The tests on an off-road circuit at the Nardò Technical Center in Italy saw VW, Audi and Porsche cars perform a series of...

TU Automotive

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06 October
2022 Skoda Fabia Spied Testing in the Alps, Is a VW Polo Test Mule

This is the new Skoda Fabia. Yeah, we can see it's a Volkswagen Polo, as the Czech automaker decided to begin early testing on its new supermini while using some German metal. The VW Group often shares many parts across different brands, including...

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