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Volkswagen passes 150 million vehicle milestone

Volkswagen's 150,000th vehicle

German automotive giant Volkswagen has passed a major production anniversary – its 150 millionth vehicle has left the main plant at Wolfsburg. Perhaps it’s appropriate that the landmark car was a plug-in hybrid VW Golf GTE – a sign of the future for the company. Series production of the Volkswagen brand …

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VW vans become startup office spaces

VW transporter office

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has partnered with start-up specialists Startup Direct to convert its Transporter vans into roaming hot desks. VW has created two uniquely designed sixth-generation Transporter vans to celebrate the developing relationship between new and small businesses and their use of commercial vehicles. One is designed as a ‘Creative …

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Volvo V60 Polestar review

Volvo V60 Polestar

If ever there was a car that will become a future classic, it’s the Volvo V60 Polestar. The standard V60 is good in itself, but once Polestar – a Swedish tuning company now 100% owned by Volvo – got their hands on it… it became a car transformed. And it’s …

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Volkswagen Scirocco GT review

Britain has something of a love affair with the Volkswagen Scirocco. Apparently we’re the second biggest market for the car after China. It’s even harder to believe the VW Scirocco is more than 40 years old, though the current generation has been with us since 2008. Still popular, this pretty …

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Volkswagen’s Shanghai surprise

Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept

VW unveils stunning C Coupe GTE concept at the Shanghai Motor Show. Sadly, this four-door concept car – it’s over five metres in length – is for the Chinese market only, but who knows what might happen in the future. Powered by a plug-in hybrid drive system, Volkswagen says it …

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Refreshed Touareg revealed

for Volkswagen Toureg luxury SUV

Mid-life facelift for Volkswagen Touareg luxury SUV, now priced from £43,000. Volkswagen has released more details of the revised Touareg which opens for orders on August 27, ahead of first deliveries in November. The new Toureg features more efficient engines, plus styling and spec revisions. Prices start at £43,000, rising …

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All-new VW Passat

New Volkswagen Passat for 2014

Volkswagen has revealed eighth-generation versions of the Passat. The new Passat will go on sale in the UK on October 7 with deliveries beginning in January 2015. Prices are likely to start at around £22,000 – £1,000 higher than those for the present model. The new car is a little …

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VW Golf – fab at 40

Volkswagen Golf's 40th birthday

Volkswagen is celebrating the 40th birthday of its most successful car – the Golf. More than 30 million Golfs have been sold and it’s currently on its seventh pioneering generation. Golf Mk I The first series production Golf rolled off the assembly line in Wolfsburg on 29 March 1974. Designed …

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SKODA – THE JOKE THAT BACKFIRED ON THE JOKERS.

These days, you can cheerfully study car reviews and be confident that your decision to buy a new or used Skoda is indeed a sensible and wise choice. However speak to an older motorist about his past purchases and, if Skoda is mentioned, don’t be surprised if he becomes a …

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