The Volkswagen Group managed to sell 5.04 million vehicles globally in the first half of the year, staying ahead of Japanese car maker Toyota. However, it is a very close race as there was only a 20,000 unit gap between VW and Toyota. While the German sold 5.04 million units, Toyota sold 5.02 million vehicles…. continue reading.
German manufacturer, Volkswagen has announced that their Car-Net platform will enable Apple Watch functionality for many new Volkswagen vehicles. The Apple Watch app will be available globally on all VW Car-Net enabled vehicles allowing for enhanced connectivity on the go. The Car-Net app for Apple Watch will allow VW customers to control a host of… continue reading.
Based on the W12 concept, the German car manufacturer, Volkswagen, has deployed top-of-the-range engines that have demonstrated their perfection in terms of performance and comfort in the premium models including Audi and Bentley brands in an impressive manner for 13 years. At this year’s Motor Symposium VW showcased the next generation W12 TSI, which is… continue reading.
It seems that the German giant is having some internal problems,a nd the latest news is that Ferdinand Piëch, Volkswagen Group‘s chairman of the supervisory board, has resigned from the company. It has also been announced that his wife, Ursula, has also left her position on the board. According to Volkswagen the move was due… continue reading.
Volkswagen has presented the new C Coupe GTE at Auto Shanghai 2015. This four-door concept car for the Chinese market – which is over five metres in length – combines exclusivity, perfection and passion. The progressive C Coupé GTE illustrates a new design approach for Volkswagen’s top future saloons. Its contemporary form is impressive from… continue reading.
Why don’t they make hatches like this is India? These are the kind of cars that are better suited for Indian roads instead of coupes and sports sedans. Take a look at the new 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS. This powerful hatch gets double the amount of power you can get in a VW Polo GT,… continue reading.
It’s being described as a high-tech four-door coupe concept based on the MQB platform with a sleek design. Dr Heinz-Jakob Neusser, Volkswagen Brand Board Member for Development, explained the new Coupe Concept GTE for the Volkswagen brand: “This concept car is a breathtakingly dynamic coupé, destined to set standards in this class. Thanks to the… continue reading.
Volkswagen Pune Plant achieves its first ‘2018 target’ of ‘Think Blue. Factory.’ four years before time
Volkswagen Pune Plant, one of the 27 Volkswagen automotive manufacturing facilities worldwide, follows the ‘Think Blue. Factory.’ initiative to achieve environment-friendly manufacturing. Through this initiative, Volkswagen aims at reducing the impact of its manufacturing process on the environment by 25% per car globally through its participating facilities. While the program was adopted by Volkswagen globally… continue reading.
J.D. Power Asia Pacific, a company that surveys customer satisfaction to provide transparent and true insight in the consumer industry, has found from the findings that customers have ranked the Volkswagen Polo highest in the premium compact segment through the Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. With an index score of 872 points on… continue reading.
Volkswagen India, the Indian subsidiary of the German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen has inaugurated its first Engine Assembly Plant in India at Chakan near Pune. The plant was launched open by Mr. Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra on January 27, 2015. The setting up of the new plant has seen an investment of Rs… continue reading.
In honour of the 40th anniversary of the Golf , Volkswagen is issuing the new premium special model “Golf Edition“. The special “Golf Edition” model combines the typical characteristics of the successful bestseller with the exclusivity of the premium class. Top xenon headlights with daytime running lights, machine polished 17-inch “Singapore” design wheels and tinted… continue reading.
At the annual GTI festival at Worthersee, Austria, held last month, Volkswagen showcased one of the most impressive looking cars we have seen all year. This is car changes all boundaries of CGI design and brings it to reality and that is because the Volkswagen GTI Roadster, Vision Gran Turismo is a Golf GTI show… continue reading.
Volkswagen is celebrating the 40th birthday of the most successful European car of all time, the Golf. More than 30 million vehicles of the best-seller have been sold and from the first to the seventh generation, the Golf has been a pioneer of technological progress. Whether turbocharged engine, direct-injection engine, electric or plug-in hybrid drive… continue reading.
The Volkswagen Group met and even beat its targets for 2013 despite the challenging competitive environment. “2013 was an extremely challenging year for European automakers in particular. We weren’t helped either by our home market or by exchange rates. Nevertheless, the Volkswagen Group put up a strong showing despite the difficult conditions”, said Prof. Dr…. continue reading.
The Volkswagen Polo is to be updated with a range of new technologies and efficient engines, along with a makeover inside and out and some of these updates will also make their way to India by the end of the year. Chief among the changes for the Polo – over 14 million of which have… continue reading.