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Report: Volkswagen Planning More R Models

posted by on 8 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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In a recent sit-down with various media outlets, Motoring.com.au reports that Volkswagen’s Head of Powertrain Development Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neuser hinted that additional R models are currently under consideration, due in part to the success of the Golf R.  When pressed further on which models were under consideration, Dr. Nuessen commented specifically on the Golf, Polo […] More…

Paris Spotlight: Impressions of the Volkswagen XL Sport & What It Means to Us

posted by on 8 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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It was perhaps not the best kept secret that Volkswagen planned a more sporting variant of its ultra-lightweight and ultra-efficient XL1 model. With the XL1, Volkswagen managed the fabled 1-Liter of consumption for 100 KM travelled, but this mid-engine carbon fiber chassis car was designed to be super frugal and thus far from sporting. Then […] More…

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Hits New September Sales High

posted by on 7 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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More than 5,500 registrations for September 2014 – up 4.6 per cent on 2013 30,821 total vehicles sold so far in 2014 – up 9.0 per cent on 2013 Market share stands at 13.5 per cent year to date Record September registrations for Crafter – up 55.0 per cent on 2013 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has continued […] More…

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Delivers 4.56M Vehicles in Period to September

posted by on 7 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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3.0 percent increase in January – September deliveries Deliveries in China for first three quarters exceed two million for first time Wolfsburg, October 7, 2014 – Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 4.56 (January-September 2013: 4.43; +3.0 percent) million vehicles in the first three quarters of this year. “The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is benefiting above all […] More…

To the Point: The All-New Passat

posted by on 6 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Extra innovation, connectivity, efficiency and safety: Volkswagen launches the best Passat ever Array of Passat driver assistance systems overcome class boundaries 240-PS diesel flagship with DSG and all-wheel drive consumes just 5.3 litres Ten key facts about the new Passat: 1. Thanks to its innovative lightweight design, the new Passat is up to 85 kg lighter […] More…

Gallery: Paris Motor Show- Day 2

posted by on 3 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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While we were all soundly asleep in our beds, our own George Achorn was on the ground in Paris for Day 2 of the Paris Motor Show.  While Volkswagen Group Night and Day 1 of the show are generally reserved for new car unveilings, Day 2 of Press Days usually makes way for more cars […] More…