When the original Touareg launched in 2003, it stood out like a behemoth alongside the regular cars of the day. But now?

Volkswagen has resisted the temptation to offer special sales incentives with the all-electric Golf and instead will sell it like any other car. That means there will be no battery-hire scheme like that offered by Renault with its electric models, and no system of credits giving owners access to combustion-enginedContinue Reading

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The Volkswagen Group will achieve CO2 emission levels of 95 g/km by 2020, with some brands below that figure and others slightly above it, Prof Dr Ulrich Hackenburg, board member for technical development Audi, said. One of the main planks for achieving this target will be the growing sophistication ofContinue Reading

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Volkswagen has revealed all-new versions of the Passat, described by CEO Dr Martin Winterkorn as “Europe’s most successful company car,” ahead of their first public airing at the Paris Motor Show this autumn. The two cars will go on sale in the UK simultaneously on October 7, with deliveries beginningContinue Reading

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Small is beautiful, so the saying goes. There’s the iPhone, Monaco and Kylie Minogue for example, although they’re all quite expensive. I want something that is small but also good value, avoiding the trap of increasing prices with miniaturisation that’s caught out Smart with the ForTwo and, more recently, Renault’sContinue Reading

Volkswagen is celebrating forty years since the arrival of the Volkswagen Beetle GSR with a special edition model and, unlike the Scirocco Million, this time we’ll be getting some in the UK.