Volkswagen

Volkswagen T-Cross range gets new more powerful engine in the lineup

The Volkswagen T-Cross is the company’s smallest SUV and now it has a new more powerful engine option, which is its most powerful yet. The new engine is a 1.5-litre petrol engine with 150bhp, paired with a dual clutch 7-speed automatic gearbox, Before this new engine, the most powerful option was a 1.0-litre petrol with 115bhp. The new engine takes the T-Cross from 0-60 in 8.5 seconds, which is just […]

New Volkswagen Up! GTI for 2020 is now available to order

Volkswagen discontinued the Up! GTI here in the UK eight months ago due to the way emissions are tested with the new WLTP testing procedure and also the allocation of cars for the UK had already been allocated. Volkswagen’s baby hot hatch received many highly praised reviews by car magazines such as Top Gear and is loved by owners all over, so as of today Volkswagen has updated the entire […]

Volkswagen and Tesco partner up to provide electric charging across the UK

Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point are all teaming up to provide more electric car chargers while you’re out shopping. By the end of next year, all three companies are aiming to have 400 Tesco stores populated with convenient charging stations – which will be installed by Point Point. So far, there are 100 stores which have charging stations installed. The chargers are and will be available across the UK and […]

VW aims to produce 1.5 million electric vehicles by 2025

Volkswagen has been battling with the aftermath of ‘dieselgate’ for nearly five years now and since that has been dealt with, the company and most of the VW Group have been focusing on the future, which is electric vehicles. Tesla has been leading the market for EVs in the US for a while now, since the Model 3 was launched. ID.3 Not to get left behind, Volkswagen unveiled the first […]

VW shares new trailer for the 2019 Touareg

The new refreshed 2019 Touareg has been an highly anticipated release, throughout the models 16 year lifespan we have only had two major versions. The original, which was launched way back in 2002 was Volkswagens first attempt at a large SUV and by all accounts it wasn’t great. That model was then treated to a mid-life facelift in 2007 which extended the model until 2010 when the modern day model […]

VW has invested €34 billion in electric cars and autonomous technology

Last week, the Volkswagen Group annnocued that it has started its new “five year investment plan” for the future development of electric cars. The €34 billion investment is for the new research and development of autonomous vehicles as well as new electric and hybrid models. “We are reinventing the car, we are, however, doing so without sidelining existing technologies and vehicle projects, since this is how we will earn our […]

Volkswagen will be paying every diesel car owner $7,000

The recent emissions scandal with Volkswagen is hitting the company hard, if the bad press wasn’t enough now the US district court has ordered that VW should pay every owner of a diesel car which was affected by diesel car $7,000 for the trouble, in total this will cost Volkswagen around $10 billon. If you’re looking at this and thinking you’ll be expecting $7,000 from VW bad luck, the report suggests […]

VW is settling emissions scandal by paying out $10.2 billion

Volkswagens emissions scandal has settled from the headlines somewhat now, but it’s been revealed in a report by The AP that VW still has to pay out around $10.2 billion to fully settle all the claims. Last year when this scandal surfaced Volkswagen was caught using specialist software to mask what the true emissions of their cars were in order to make them look more economical than they actually are. Since 2008 […]

‎Apple’s CarPlay to come to Volkswagen models by 2016

Apple and Volkswagen are in talks on bringing the in-car solution to Volkswagen models by 2016 – one of the manufactures which didn’t partner with Apple first. An official announcement from both Volkswagen and Apple is to be expected within a few months, details on which models will be compatible is unknown. 9to5Mac report that the system will be available for 2016 models not next years 2015 versions. Volkswagen did join […]