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Rendering: Should VW Build a Touran GTI?

posted by on 8 September 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Like it or not, more upright and utilitarian body styles like the MPV and crossover are crushing it when it comes to consumer popularity. Given this market trend, one has to wonder if there’s not a market for a performance variant and, if so, if the handsome new European market Touran would fill such a […] More…

Volkswagen Group Inaugurates New Engine Plant in Russia

posted by on 4 September 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen starts production of its mostmodern engines at Kaluga plant Engines for Volkswagen brand and ŠKODA models Production capacity of about 150,000 units per year Volkswagen is the first foreign automaker with its own engine production facility in Russia Wolfsburg/ Kaluga – Following three years of construction, the Volkswagen Group today inaugurated its new engine plant at […] More…

Hans Dieter Pötsch Nominated for Appointment as New Chairman of Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

posted by on 3 September 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The Executive and Nomination Committees of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG decided in a meeting today to support the proposal made by the shareholder representatives of the Supervisory Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE that Mr Hans Dieter Pötsch be elected to the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG at an Extraordinary General Meeting of […] More…

The New Passat Alltrack

posted by on 2 September 2015 in Volkswagen News

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New Passat Alltrack combines the best of on-road and off-road driving Passat Alltrack with all-terrain design and 4MOTION all-wheel drive as standard Ideal towing vehicle with towing capacity of 2,200 kg and innovative Trailer Assist Volkswagen has developed the new Passat Alltrack for all frequent leisure and business drivers who do not only drive on […] More…

Euro NCAP Awards Top Rating of 5 stars to New Touran

posted by on 2 September 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Passengers and pedestrians are excellently protected in accidents Top score for 5- and 7-seaters The new Touran has passed the independent European NCAP safety tests with top marks. The latest generation of the popular family MPV has therefore been awarded the highest rating of 5 stars and ranks as one of the safest cars in […] More…

Volkswagen of America Reports August Sales

posted by on 2 September 2015 in Volkswagen News

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August sales total 32,332 units The all-new Golf family of vehicles delivered 7,075 units, an 86.2 percent increase over the previous August Golf delivered 1,873 units for the month, a 5.6 percent increase  Tiguan delivered 3,165 units, a 47.1 percent increase High-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 22.9 percent of sales in August Herndon, […] More…