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Vw slow down its production

Vw slow down its production

Volkswagen has scheduled a period of short-time working in some sections of its German plants for week 9 (February 23 – 27). The arrangements affect approximately two-thirds of the 92, 000 employees in Germany. The Research and Development department and some sectors of components production for example are not affected. […]

2009 Golf is “Yellow Angel 2009″

2009 Golf is “Yellow Angel 2009″

Today the ADAC awarded the “Yellow Angels 2009” in Munich. Right at the top in the eyes of the audience: Volkswagen. Europe’s most successful carmaker was able to place itself under the top 5 with a total of three vehicles. “The Yellow Angel is considered a significant helpful feature and […]

What Van? Vans of the Year Awards 2008 goes to Vw Caddy

What Van? Vans of the Year Awards 2008 goes to Vw Caddy

Volkswagen Caddy and its new, larger sibling the Caddy Maxi received some good news at the What Van? Vans of the Year Awards 2008. This comes just days after Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles celebrated the Transporter winning the Best Medium Van award at the inaugural Fleet Van Awards. The What Van? […]

Vw wants to sell one million cars in China in 2009

Vw wants to sell one million cars in China in 2009

Volkswagen AG, Europe’s biggest carmaker, is expecting to sell more than one million automobiles in China this year for the first time, a senior company official said. “We are on course to sell 1 million cars in China this year,” Winfried Vahland, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group China. “Neither […]

GOLF 6 PLUS presented at BOLOGNA MOTOR SHOW

GOLF 6 PLUS presented at BOLOGNA MOTOR SHOW

Volkswagen has today unveiled the second generation Golf Plus ( Golf 6 Plus ) at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy. The updated design of the new Golf Plus forges a link to the bodystyle of the sixth generation Golf hatchback and gives a distinctive and dynamic appearance. The front […]

Scirocco named ‘car of the year’ in topgear.com awards

Scirocco named ‘car of the year’ in topgear.com awards

The judging panel was made up of members of the road test team and journalists from Top Gear magazine, the country’s biggest selling motoring and most widely read men’s magazine, and topgear.com which boasts two million unique users a month. Chris Craft, Director of Volkswagen UK, commented: ‘The Scirocco has […]

Vw expand engine production capacity in China

Vw expand engine production capacity in China

Vw announced that intends to expand the production capacity of its engine plant in southeastern Chinese city of Changchun to 300,000 units or so, said Beijing Times today, citing an insider from the joint venture. The engine plant will produce naturally-aspirated engines and turbo-charged engines. Also, New products such as […]

VW Passat CC wins award for innovative car body

VW Passat CC wins award for innovative car body

At the Bad Nauheim conference for car body benchmark, Volkswagen Group took the top two places. Volkswagen Passat CC took first place in the voting category of innovative process, and came a close second in the overall ranking just behind the winner, the Audi Q5. Emden Plant Manager Pavel Vacek, […]

Vw Passat Lingyu with Hydrogen Fuel-Cell

Vw Passat Lingyu with Hydrogen Fuel-Cell

According to Shanghai Securities News, VW China will introduce the hydrogen fuel-cell Volkswagen Passat Lingyu sedan at the upcoming 2008 Los Angeles auto show. Sam source said that this is the first China-made new-energy car from VW automaker to be displayed at an auto show. Based on the Vw’s latest […]

The Race Touareg TDI Trophy Truck complete details

The Race Touareg TDI Trophy Truck complete details

The Race Touareg TDI Trophy Truck that will run the 41st Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race in the SCORE Trophy Truck class is powered by a 5.5 liter V-12 clean diesel engine that produces 550 horsepower and 625 lbs.-ft. of torque. With a double A-Arm front suspension that […]

2009 VW Phaeton announced

2009 VW Phaeton announced

The Phaeton – the Volkswagen flagship – has new technical features on board starting right now. An entirely new generation of infotainment systems (RCD 810 and RNS 810) is being introduced. The systems – equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen – offer significantly extended functionality, quicker access to infor¬mation and a […]

Vw recall all 2009 Passat, Passat wagon, and Passat cc

Vw recall all 2009 Passat, Passat wagon, and Passat cc

Vw is recalling 130 my 2009 passat, passat wagon, and passat cc vehicles. Some vehicles may have an electromechanical steering gear control unit that can malfunction due to a damaged capacitor. If this malfunction occurs, the driver’s steering input is not properly processed by the system and the vehicle may […]