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Automobile Magazine Reports Next GTI To Have 300hp

posted by on 26 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Even with the increased emphasis on fuel economy and decreasing ecological impact, Georg Kacher says that the next GTI will pack 300hp, and spawn a 400hp RS version in addition to a 350hp Golf R.  In a piece for Automobile, the industry insider reports that the next generation hot hatch will be an evolution of […] More…

Volkswagen Inaugurates Vehicle Plant in Southern Chinese City of Changsha

posted by on 26 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Annual capacity: 300,000 Volkswagen and ŠKODA vehicles Highest state certificate for CO2-neutral production with solar and hydroelectric power The Volkswagen Group continues to expand its production capacity in China. A further example is the new vehicle plant of Shanghai-Volkswagen (SVW) in Changsha, southern China, which was inaugurated on Sunday by Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member […] More…

New EU6 Engine Generation Now Available in the Golf Cabriolet

posted by on 22 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Fuel consumption up to 15 per cent lower New radio and navigation systems are also available for the Cabriolet A new engine generation is now providing more driving fun in the Golf Cabriolet. At the same time, fuel consumption figures for the four TSI and two TDI engines have been lowered by up to 15 […] More…

Volkswagen Golf R 400 Test Mule Spied at Nurburgring

posted by on 20 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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We all knew it would happen, it was just a matter of when.  Our spies at CarPix have sent over the first batch of Golf R 400 spy pictures, and while the car doesn’t look all that much different from its ‘lesser’ counterpart, this one is more about what your not seeing. On the outside […] More…

Volkswagen Group Deliveries Increase to 3.34 Million in First Quarter of 2015

posted by on 19 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Slight increase of 1.0 percent in deliveries for first four months 853,200 vehicles handed over in April Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Mixed market trends. Continued focus on qualitative growth.” The Volkswagen Group delivered 3.34 (January-April 2014: 3.31; +1.0 percent) million vehicles from January to April this year. The Company handed over 853,200 […] More…

Volkswagen Presents Golf Sport GTE concept at Wörthersee

posted by on 14 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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For more than three decades, the south bank of Lake Wörthersee in Austria has become the home for GTI fans from around the world. And it has long since become a tradition for Volkswagen – the inventor of the GTI – to present an automotive surprise for the 200,000 visitors. As a concept car, the […] More…