Volkswagen ID.3 order books have opened in Germany

The new all electric ID.3 is set to go on sale here in the UK in July with the first deliveries set to start later this year in September. A few days ago the new ID.3 went on sale in Germany starting at €39,995. Three trim levels are available, 1st, 1st Plus and 1st Max. The ‘1st’ trim level comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, DAB+ radio, heated leather multifunctional steering […]

Volkswagen ID.3 deliveries are starting in September

The new all-electric ID.3 from Volkswagen is nearly ready to go on sale, back in May Volkswagen said it was “on track” to start sales in July, this remains true and just this week, AutoExpress was one of the first car magazines to review it. Starting on the 17th June, VW will start taking deposits and then in September the first deliveries will start. First out the gate is the […]

AutoExpress one of the first to review the new VW ID.3

The new Volkswagen ID.3 is due to launch very soon, here in the UK it will be going on sale later this month, with final purchase sign offs starting in July and then in September, the first deliveries will start. Renown car magazine, AutoExpress is one of the first publications to review the new all-electric hatch. They mentioned its braking system “feels far more natural than in competitors” and that […]

Volkswagen has now started Golf 8 deliveries again, following software issue

Last month, we reported that Volkswagen had suspended any new deliveries of the new eighth generation Golf, due to software issue. The issue that was discovered, would mean the Golf would have problems with emergency calls. The software for cars to detect and accident and then contact the emergency services is now a mandatory feature in the EU and has been since 2018. But Volkswagen has said today this issue […]

Volkswagen launches new entry level 1.0-litre Golf

Today, Volkswagen has launched a new entry level spec for the current Golf 8. We now get a 1.0-litre engine on the Golf Life with only a manual gearbox, starting at £23,300. When Volkswagen starting selling the eighth generation Golf in February, only two 1.5-litre petrol engines and two 2.0-litre diesel engines were offered. The new 1.0-litre engine is used in other Volkswagen cars as well as others vehicles from […]

Volkswagen announces new ABT all electric Transporter

This week, Volkswagen announced the new all electric e-Transporter, but it isn’t the all conquering all electric panel van you’d expect it to be. The e-Transporter wasn’t fully developed by Volkswagen, like the e-Crafter was – instead Volkswagen has partnered with ABT to create the e-Transporter. It only has a range of 82 miles which means it’ll be most useful in cites as delivery vans. The e-Transporter is based on […]

Volkswagen Golf 8 deliveries have been put on hold, due to a software issue

This week, Volkswagen has stopped any new deliveries of the new Golf 8 due to a new software issue which has been discovered. Volkswagen has “immediately stopped delivering the Golf 8” to address the issue, which is related to contacting emergency services in the event of an accident. The software for cars to detect and accident and then contact the emergency services is now a mandatory feature in the EU […]

Volkswagen is on track to start selling the ID 3 in the UK by July

The upcoming Volkswagen ID 3 is tipped to be the big ‘mass market’ electric car the world needs, while the Tesla Model 3 has done an incredibly good job of bringing the price down to under £40,000 that is still too high for a lot of people but that hasn’t stopped it from being an incredibly well selling vehicle non-the-less. The upcoming ID 3 from Volkswagen is meant to be […]

Volkswagen’s factories in Brazil are to be kept closed throughout April

Volkswagen has announced today that its factories in Brazil will remain closed throughout April and the decision on whether to open them back up again in May remains to be seen. Throughout the world and mostly in Europe and the UK, car factories starting closing down in March due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Volkswagen is working closely with the unions in Brazil, a deal has been made to keep […]