Tag: VW

AutoExpress one of the first to review the new VW ID.3

The new Volkswagen ID.3 is due to launch very soon, here in the UK it will be going on sale later this month, with final purchase sign offs starting in July and then in September, the first deliveries will start. Renown car magazine, AutoExpress is one of the first publications to review the new all-electric hatch. They mentioned its braking system “feels far more natural than in competitors” and that […]

New VW Golf 8 GTI will be revealed at the Geneva motor show in March

The annual Geneva motor show is nearly upon us and a few days ago, Volkswagen announced that the new Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI will be revealed at the show. The new Golf 8 has already been on sale for a little while already, albeit with not many trim levels available at the moment. The first Golf GTI was actually unveiled forty five years ago at the IAA in Frankfurt, but […]

New Volkswagen e-up! open for order, starts at £19,695

At the end of January, Volkswagen opened up the order books for the brand new e-up! electric car, which has arrived shortly after the whole range was revamped, along with a return of the up! GTI The new e-up! has the same new features as the rest of the line up, so active lane assist is now standard as is the new VW logo. Range The outgoing e-up! had less […]

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8 now available to order

The new Volkswagen Golf for 2020 is now open for order, but only in a few entry level versions at this time, with the Golf Life and the Golf Style. The entry level version starts at £23,875. Golf Mk8 The new eighth generation Volkswagen Golf was announced back in October and has already been on sale in Germany since December, but as of yesterday the order books have opened up […]

New Volkswagen Up! GTI for 2020 is now available to order

Volkswagen discontinued the Up! GTI here in the UK eight months ago due to the way emissions are tested with the new WLTP testing procedure and also the allocation of cars for the UK had already been allocated. Volkswagen’s baby hot hatch received many highly praised reviews by car magazines such as Top Gear and is loved by owners all over, so as of today Volkswagen has updated the entire […]

VW aims to produce 1.5 million electric vehicles by 2025

Volkswagen has been battling with the aftermath of ‘dieselgate’ for nearly five years now and since that has been dealt with, the company and most of the VW Group have been focusing on the future, which is electric vehicles. Tesla has been leading the market for EVs in the US for a while now, since the Model 3 was launched. ID.3 Not to get left behind, Volkswagen unveiled the first […]

VW shares new trailer for the 2019 Touareg

The new refreshed 2019 Touareg has been an highly anticipated release, throughout the models 16 year lifespan we have only had two major versions. The original, which was launched way back in 2002 was Volkswagens first attempt at a large SUV and by all accounts it wasn’t great. That model was then treated to a mid-life facelift in 2007 which extended the model until 2010 when the modern day model […]

VW has invested €34 billion in electric cars and autonomous technology

Last week, the Volkswagen Group annnocued that it has started its new “five year investment plan” for the future development of electric cars. The €34 billion investment is for the new research and development of autonomous vehicles as well as new electric and hybrid models. “We are reinventing the car, we are, however, doing so without sidelining existing technologies and vehicle projects, since this is how we will earn our […]

Volkswagen will be paying every diesel car owner $7,000

The recent emissions scandal with Volkswagen is hitting the company hard, if the bad press wasn’t enough now the US district court has ordered that VW should pay every owner of a diesel car which was affected by diesel car $7,000 for the trouble, in total this will cost Volkswagen around $10 billon. If you’re looking at this and thinking you’ll be expecting $7,000 from VW bad luck, the report suggests […]

VW is settling emissions scandal by paying out $10.2 billion

Volkswagens emissions scandal has settled from the headlines somewhat now, but it’s been revealed in a report by The AP that VW still has to pay out around $10.2 billion to fully settle all the claims. Last year when this scandal surfaced Volkswagen was caught using specialist software to mask what the true emissions of their cars were in order to make them look more economical than they actually are. Since 2008 […]