Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today announced the name of its much awaited Indian compact sedan as ‘Volkswagen Ameo’. Volkswagen Ameo will see its world premiere at the 13th edition of Delhi Auto Expo and will be on display at the Volkswagen Pavilion during the press & public days of exposition. Derived from the Latin… continue reading.
It was shortly after the first post-war Christmas 1945 that the first of the Volkswagen Type 1 rolled off the production line. By the end of 1945 only 55 vehicles had been produced in total however. The start of mass production was a highly improvised undertaking, and material shortages hampered operations over the subsequent months…. continue reading.
The German manufacturer, Volkswagen, seems to be finding itself in quite some trouble. Because of the ongoing Dieselgate scandal, the car maker will have to take out a massive €20 billion bridging loan to cover the diesel scandal costs. The company was caught cheating on emission tests by placing cheating mechanism in their cars, and… continue reading.
While the German manufacturer might be facing huge problems and fines in the US and in Europe because of its emission norm scandal, that has still not stop Volkswagen from investing heavily in India. The company has just announced a massive investment of Rs 720 crores for an India-spec compact sedan at its plant in… continue reading.
62 year-old Matthias Müller has been appointed CEO of Volkswagen AG with immediate effect. This was decided by the Supervisory Board at its meeting in Wolfsburg. Müller is currently Chairman of Porsche AG in Stuttgart. He will continue in this function until a successor has been found. The interim Chairman of the Supervisory Board of… continue reading.
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.