Volkswagen

Volkswagen launch new Polo Match to replace the SE

This week, Volkswagen has updated the Polo range to include a new trim level, the Polo Match which will now take the place of the SE in the line up. Starting at £16,465, you now get 15-inch alloy wheels, front fog lights, rear tinted-windows, and front and rear parking sensors. All of those options were optional extras on the SE. All the other trim levels of the Polo still remain, […]

Volkswagen unveils brand new Golf GTI – more power and more tech

Last night, ahead of the Geneva Motor Show next month, Volkswagen unveiled the brand new Golf GTI, GTD and GTE all based on the brand new Golf 8 which only recently went on sale, earlier this month. As we reported on Monday, Volkswagen will still be showing off the new cars at Geneva in March, but the new models were unveiled yesterday. For this article, we’ll be focusing on the […]

New VW Golf 8 GTI will be revealed at the Geneva motor show in March

The annual Geneva motor show is nearly upon us and a few days ago, Volkswagen announced that the new Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI will be revealed at the show. The new Golf 8 has already been on sale for a little while already, albeit with not many trim levels available at the moment. The first Golf GTI was actually unveiled forty five years ago at the IAA in Frankfurt, but […]

Volkswagen unveils brand new fifth-generation Caddy

Last week, after a few months of test vans being spotted – Volkswagen revealed the all new Caddy van for 2020, and it really is all new. It now sits on the MQB platform, is more aerodynamic, the interior is much more modern and there are more engine choices. What’s new? For a start, the new Caddy sits on Volkswagen’s all new MQB platform which allows for more room, a […]

Volkswagen will be shutting down coal power stations at Wolfsburg to reduce CO2

Volkswagen AG has announced that two coal powered power stations at the main Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg are in the process of being shut down to help the company reduce its CO2 emissions. The news has come from current CEO Herbert Diess, who said: “I have already declined offers from several interested parties who wanted to buy our old Wolfsburg coal plants and rebuild them elsewhere in the world.” Getting rid […]

New Volkswagen e-up! open for order, starts at £19,695

At the end of January, Volkswagen opened up the order books for the brand new e-up! electric car, which has arrived shortly after the whole range was revamped, along with a return of the up! GTI The new e-up! has the same new features as the rest of the line up, so active lane assist is now standard as is the new VW logo. Range The outgoing e-up! had less […]

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8 now available to order

The new Volkswagen Golf for 2020 is now open for order, but only in a few entry level versions at this time, with the Golf Life and the Golf Style. The entry level version starts at £23,875. Golf Mk8 The new eighth generation Volkswagen Golf was announced back in October and has already been on sale in Germany since December, but as of yesterday the order books have opened up […]

Volkswagen launches new Taigun SUV in India

Earlier this week, Volkswagen launched a new smaller SUV in India, called the Taigun – the company says it has been ‘specifically’ designed for the Indian market and is a very similar size to the T-Cross SUV we get here in the UK and Europe. The new Taigun will go into production next year in 2021, and is part of a large investment Volkswagen has made into India. It has […]

Canadian prosecutors are looking to fine Volkswagen £110 million

In December last year, Volkswagen was heavily fined for importing around 128,000 cars into Canada which were above the emissions level. The company said they were guilty after it had been charged sixty times on separate occasions for providing the Canadian Environmental Protection Act misleading information. On Wednesday last week, Canadian prosecutors proposed a fine of $196.5 million (CAD) after Volkswagen pleaded guilty to diesel emissions violations. This is all […]

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 […]