Tag : Volkswagen

Volkswagen and Ford talks could lead to joint vans

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Volkswagen and Ford are exploring a strategic alliance that could see the carmakers jointly develop a range of commercial vehicles.

VW and Seat confirm seatbelt recall

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Volkswagen and Seat have announced recalls for a number of models in their small car ranges due to an issue with seatbelt safety.

Herbert Diess named new CEO of VW Group

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Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess is to take on the CEO role at Volkswagen Group as the carmaker overhauls its management and corporate structure.

Volkswagen reveals new Touareg SUV

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Volkswagen’s premium-class Touareg SUV will be replaced at the end of this year, with the new model including a plug-in hybrid for the first time.

Volkswagen creates electric mobility division

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The Volkswagen brand is to create an additional board of management division to oversee its electric mobility programme, launching on 1 February.

Volkswagen e-Crafter starts fleet trials

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Volkwagen’s new e-Crafter van has started fleet trials with an international group of major customers.

Volkswagen planning 19-model SUV range

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Volkswagen is predicting 40% of its global sales volume will be SUVs in the near future, with plans for a range spanning 19 models across the different markets in which it operates.

Volkswagen Bus to return as an EV

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Volkswagen has greenlighted production of an electric van and MPV, said to be inspired by the split-screen Transporter and Microbus of the 1950s.

New 110g/km petrol engine for Volkswagen Golf

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Volkswagen has added a 130PS petrol engine to the Golf line-up, which offers fuel consumption as low as 4.8l/100km with CO2 emissions from 110g/km.

Volkswagen Group to recall millions of diesels for NOx fix

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The Volkswagen Group is to run a pan-European software update for Euro 5 and some Euro 6 diesel vehicles from group brands to cut NOx emissions by an average 25-30%.

Volkswagen returns to Iran after 17-year gap

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Volkswagen is to start selling cars in Iran after more than 17 years away from the market.

Road Test: Volkswagen Golf GTE

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The plug-in performance Golf could be about to find its spot in the limelight, reckons Alex Grant.

Volkswagen mobility company acquires digital ride-pooling pioneers

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Volkswagen Group’s recently launched MOIA mobility company has acquired Finnish software company Split Finland Oy in line with plans for its ride-pooling concept.

New Volkswagen joint venture to mass produce EVS for China

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Volkswagen Group and Chinese manufacturer Anhui Jinghua Automobile (JAC) have signed a 50:50 joint venture agreement to develop and launch electric vehicles on the Chinese mass market. Volkswagen ID Concept The first jointly developed ...

Shanghai Motor Show: Key fleet models break cover

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Production sketch of Citroën’s new C5 Aircross SUV. Citroën expands into large SUVs Citroën’s forthcoming C5 Aircross large SUV is to debut at the Shanghai Motor Show ahead of its launch in 2018. Rivalling ...

Volkswagen slams investigation of Dieselgate law firm

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Volkswagen has condemned searches carried out by German prosecutors into the US law firm hired by the carmaker to investigate the emissions scandal.

Order books open for new Volkswagen Arteon

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Volkswagen has started pre-sales of its new Arteon model two days after its world premiere at Geneva.

Volkswagen goes upmarket with Arteon

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Volkswagen has revealed the successor to the CC saloon-come-coupe – the Arteon.

VW and Mobileye ink deal on ‘super navigation data’ for autonomous driving

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Volkswagen is to integrate camera-based map and localisation technology from Mobileye into future vehicles under a new deal that will help develop autonomous driving solutions.

VW Group given final approval for diesel modifications

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The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has given final approval to the Volkswagen Group for modifications of 3.0-litre TDI engines following ‘Dieselgate’.  

Volkswagen Looks to an Electric Future

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It’s been all change at Volkswagen since the emissions scandal, so Craig Thomas spoke to Jürgen Stackmann, the new board member responsible for the brand’s sales and remarketing.