Volkswagen News

Saturday, 22 February 2020


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21 February
First Look At Hardcore 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan R

Volkswagen's new performance SUV looks ready for production.

CarBuzz


21 February
Volkswagen previews 2021 GTI ahead of Geneva introduction

Filed under: Geneva Motor Show,Volkswagen,Hatchback,Performance Continue reading Volkswagen previews 2021 GTI ahead of Geneva introduction Volkswagen previews 2021 GTI ahead of Geneva introduction originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21...

AutoBlog

21 February
Spied: 2021 VW Tiguan R shows off its lines in new photos

Filed under: Spy Photos,Volkswagen,Crossover,Future,Performance Continue reading Spied: 2021 VW Tiguan R shows off its lines in new photos Spied: 2021 VW Tiguan R shows off its lines in new photos originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21...

AutoBlog

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21 February
2021 Volkswagen Caddy Revealed, Low-Spec Model Features Black Plastic Bumpers

The leaked photographs of the fourth-generation Caddy were on point, but didn’t reveal the other end of the spectrum. More to the point, Volkswagen has finally published pictures of the lowest specification available, complete with steelies, plastic...

autoevolution

21 February
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI teased ahead of Geneva auto show

Volkswagen launched a redesigned Golf overseas late last year, and while the automaker is yet to reveal whether it's coming to the United States in regular guise, enthusiast versions like the Golf GTI and Golf R are confirmed to be on their way...

MotorAuthority

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21 February
New MQB-based Volkswagen Caddy gets cleaner ‘twin dosing’ diesels

To date over three million examples of the Volkswagen Caddy have been built – as vans, family MPVs, shuttles and campers. And now, as a world première, VWCV is revealing the, fifth generation model. Volkswagen says every detail from the ground up is...

Diesel Car Magazine

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21 February
New VW Golf GTI: performance polish v8.0

First official teaser pictures of the new 2020 Golf GTI

Car Magazine

21 February
VW owners seek to disqualify judge in U.S. diesel-cheating case

An attorney for the plaintiffs argued in a court filing that the judge's "words and actions display a deep-seated favoritism that would make fair judgment impossible."

Automotive News

21 February
2020 Volkswagen Caddy launched

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 11:08 New VW Caddy available as an MPV and van

Carbuyer

21 February
Volkswagen Teases new GTI Ahead of Debut in Geneva

Volkswagen has teased its new Golf GTI ahead of the variant’s big reveal at the Geneva Motor Show next month. At the same time it’s remaining tight-lipped about the specs of the popular variant, although rumour has it it could get an output of 242...

AUTO123

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21 February
Now it’s the turn of the new VW Golf GTI to TEASE its face

Volkswagen has rolled out a tease for the new VW Golf GTI ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, with a single image of the front of the GTI. It looks like the Geneva Motor Show is going to be about the new Volkswagen Golf, or at least its...

Cars UK

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21 February
Volkswagen Beetle "Grand Tourer" Is a Bugatti On a Budget

The connection between performance machines belonging to the Volkswagen Group is nothing new (think: Porsche 911 Turbo regarded as a baby Bugatti Veyron/Chiron). But what could determine an aficionado to go as far as comparing the original VW Beetle...

autoevolution

21 February
2021 Volkswagen Caddy

Fifth-generation VW Caddy breaks cover

Go Auto

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21 February
The Mk8 VW Golf GTI has lots of headlights

Happy days! The next-gen GTI is going to the Geneva Motor Show

TopGear

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21 February
Volkswagen has made an interesting looking van

The new Caddy will also hurrah! come in weeny campervan form

TopGear

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20 February
The Upcoming 2021 VW Golf GTI Has Lights in Its Grille, and it Rules

Ahead of a full reveal at March's Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen has released a single sketch of the upcoming Golf GTI's front end and, big surprise, it looks like a GTI. Also, it has freaking lights on its grille. Based on the new Mk8 Golf that...

The Drive

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20 February
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Teased Ahead of Geneva, 300 HP TCR Is Close

Volkswagen has almost a full array of hot hatchbacks coming to the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. Ahead of the big event, the Germans have given us a little glimpse of their new Golf 8-based GTI. The GTE was the first to be shown, together with the normal...

autoevolution

20 February
This battery-powered 1972 Volkswagen Bus is the grandfather to the ID Buzz

Filed under: Green,Volkswagen,Minivan/Van,Electric,Classics Continue reading This battery-powered 1972 Volkswagen Bus is the grandfather to the ID Buzz This battery-powered 1972 Volkswagen Bus is the grandfather to the ID Buzz originally...

AutoBlog

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20 February
Bugatti Atlantic Concept Looks Classy, Was Supposed to Use VW Group Parts

We recently talked about the Bugatti Veyron Barchetta concept, envisioned by the company's head of design as an ultra-limited edition model. It was never approved for production, and many years after that, the design team was working on a completely...

autoevolution

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20 February
VW Donates 31 Atlas SUVs to Trade Schools for Tomorrow's Techs to Learn on Today's Cars

Cars are getting more complex. Gone are the simple days of carburetors and crank-operated windows; now, there’s variable compression and tri-zone climate control. New tech requires new technicians, and staffing the field is becoming increasingly...

The Drive

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20 February
Fifth-generation Volkswagen Caddy revealed

All-new compact van features bigger interior dimensions and latest in connectivity and safety technology, plus the option of three diesel engines The new, fifth-generation Volkswagen Caddy has been revealed with a larger interior capacity,...

Autocar

20 February
Next-Gen 2021 Volkswagen GTI MkVIII Teased—and It’s Looking Good

It’s increasingly unlikely Volkswagen will continue selling the standard Golf hatchback in the U.S., but the automaker has assured us the GTI is here to stay, a fact reconfirmed today by a VW rep to MotorTrend. And this teaser image is our best look...

Motor Trend

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20 February
New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI previewed in official rendering

Hot hatch will enter its eighth generation this year with uprated powertrain and top-rung TCR option Volkswagen has released the first official rendering of its eighth-generation Golf GTI ahead of the hot hatchback's unveiling at the Geneva...

Autocar

20 February
2021 Volkswagen GTI teased ahead of its Geneva debut

We already knew that Volkswagen plans to reveal the eighth-generation Golf GTI at the Geneva Motor Show next month and now we have our first teaser of the new hot hatch. The 2021 Golf GTI will take the stage in Geneva alongside the new Golf GTD....

The Torque Report

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20 February
2021 Volkswagen Caddy Leaked Official Photos Confirm New Rear Suspension System

Light commercial vehicles are rather popular in Europe, and Volkswagen is among the most successful automakers in this regard. The ever-popular Caddy is up for a redesign from the ground up in 2020 for the 2021 model year, and here is the culprit...

autoevolution

20 February
The Mk8 GTI’s Front End Has Been Revealed by Volkswagen

Okay, it’s actually a “near-production concept car” version of the GTI, according to VW, but that’s close enough to get us all atwitter with excitement. The rest of the GTI will be revealed, as reported, at the Geneva Motor Show in early March. For...

VWVortex

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20 February
Volkswagen Officially Tease Golf 8 GTI Ahead Of Geneva Reveal

Volkswagen finally but officially teases the highly-anticipated Golf 8 GTI ahead of the reveal at the Geneva Motor Show. The GTI-esque design is still there with “open front bumper with GTI wings and honeycomb grille, optionally illuminated...

Zero2Turbo

20 February
VW to resume talks over German class action on emissions

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,Emissions,Diesel Volkswagen and the German consumer protection organisation have agreed to resume talks aimed at reaching a deal in a class action lawsuit over the carmaker's rigging...

AutoBlog

20 February
VW backs expansion of "plug and play" battery-buffered fast chargers

The installation costs and large footprint of current DC fast-charging stations has slowed their deployment, but Volkswagen has a plan to speed things up. The German automaker has partnered with energy-infrastructure company E.ON to develop a more...

Green Car Reports

20 February
Volkswagen Tiguan R due with 296bhp

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 09:44 Upcoming VW Tiguan R likely to have 2.0-litre petrol engine and four-wheel drive

Carbuyer

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20 February
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift to bring hot R version

Long-anticipated Cupra Ateca rival resurfaces, showing off a new front end design and quad exhausts New spy images show what appears to be an R performance variant of the Volkswagen Tiguan, nearly a year since prototypes were last...

Autocar

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20 February
New VW Golf GTD bound for Geneva show

The thinking man's Golf GTI? VW is prepping the fuel-miserly GTD for the Geneva motor show next month

Car Magazine

19 February
Report: Oh God Volkswagen Wants to Produce Rugged Off-Roader Called the Ruggdzz

Words: they’re all made up! But some of them are still better than others. Apparently Volkswagen wants to create a new one for an off-roady SUV concept that it will show off later this year. The report comes from Autocar and claims that the concept...

VWVortex

19 February
VW electric pickup, Bill Gates buys an EV, Toyota and Lexus hybrid recall: Today’s Car News

Toyota and Lexus are recalling some of their hybrids—and other vehicles—for engine issues. VW might (eventually) have an electric pickup. And Bill Gates calls electric cars one of the “most hopeful” areas for climate progress. This and more, here at...

Green Car Reports

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19 February
SEAT el-Born Spied, Looks Better Than Volkswagen ID.3

We always knew that Volkswagen wasn't developing the MEB electric car platform just for itself, and at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, sister brand SEAT revealed its version of the ID.3. Today, we have fresh spyshots of that car months before it goes on...

autoevolution

19 February
VW compact pickup sidelined for US, could come back all-electric

Volkswagen does not plan to bring a pickup truck to the United States anytime soon, but If it did, that truck would probably be electric, according to one of the automaker's top executives. VW currently sells small pickups in other markets, but the...

Green Car Reports

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19 February
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan R Spied, Should Get 333 HP from 2.0-Liter Turbo

The second-generation Tiguan has been on sale in Europe for about four years, during which time, Volkswagen has toyed with the idea of offering a sporty R-badged model. That's finally happening for the 2021 model year, but we're slightly...

autoevolution

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18 February
Add another EV to VW’s electric roadmap: the off-road Ruggdzz

Volkswagen has promised 20 new EVs by 2025. Most of these models combine an “ID” prefix with a double “zz” in the name. There’s the ID Crozz crossover coming later this year to the US and the ID Buzz van to follow. VW unveiled the ID Vizzion wagon...

Electrek

18 February
Volkswagen Swapping Coal Plants For Gas Turbines to Trim CO2 Emissions

Volkswagen is shutting down two coal-fired plants at the company’s Wolfsburg production facility as an effort to trim the automaker’s emissions and impact on climate change. Volkswagen Group Chair Herbert Diess made the announcement Friday though a...

VWVortex

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18 February
Next VW Golf R Spied From All Angles Without (Much) Camouflage

As Volkswagen runs through the Golf R’s cold weather-testing programme, it has apparently decided not to disguise it much!

Car Throttle

18 February
Volkswagen Trekker | Spotted

Military transport turned civilian runabout, the VW Trekker is going places

PistonHeads

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18 February
Fast, diesel VW Golfs are still a thing

New GTD arrives at next months Geneva Motor Show

TopGear

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17 February
VW will fund dealers to wage local marketing campaigns for EVs

Dealerships are often the weakest link in the EV marketing pipeline. An automaker can run flashy, expensive ads about EVs at the national level – but when consumers respond with a visit to a dealership, they too often get turned off by...

Electrek

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17 February
Tesla has ‘6 years lead over Toyota and VW’ in electronics, says new Model 3 teardown

A new Tesla Model 3 teardown ordered by the Nikkei Business Publications came to the conclusion that Tesla is “6 years ahead of Toyota and VW” when it comes to electronics. more… The post Tesla has ‘6 years lead over Toyota and VW’ in electronics,...

Electrek

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15 February
First VW ID3 deliveries in the UK falsely rumored to be faster than expected

Alan Day Group, a network of three UK dealerships, said that the first 35 all-electric Volkswagen ID3 cars will arrive around March 28 or 29. That’s according to ThisIsMoney.com, a financial website. However, Volkswagen confirmed with Electrek that...

Electrek

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15 February
2021 Volkswagen Golf R Spied, Production Body Looks Subtle

We're probably a couple of weeks away from seeing the all-new versions of the VW Golf GTD and GTI. They look just like the GTE anyway, so it's not a big reveal. However, the Golf R does get an entirely different body kit, one that is still ......

autoevolution

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14 February
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Electric Crossover Spied With Opel Grandland X Disguise

Remember the I.D. Crozz concept from the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show? Volkswagen is still developing the damn thing, and like the previous sighting, the ID.4 wears intricate camouflage that makes it look like another model. The grille, headlights, and...

autoevolution

14 February
2020 Mk8 Volkswagen Golf GTD teased ahead of Geneva reveal

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 16:33 The new VW Golf GTD promises lower emissions and new interior technology

Carbuyer

14 February
VW’s Diesel Golf Concept to Star at Geneva

In a move that suggests diesel is not quite the dead-duck many are claiming, Volkswagen will debut its new Golf GTD concept at 2020 Geneva Motor Show. While European urban sales have dived since the Dieselgate scandal and latterly with city...

TU Automotive

14 February
Volkswagen boss condemns German coal plant

Herbert Diess hits at energy groups in sign of disunity among country’s industry leaders

FT.com Autos

14 February
VW offers direct payouts to sidestep emissions lawsuit

Awards offered to German car owners are far less than in US for emission cheat devices

FT.com Autos

14 February
Is this 1963 VW Beetle electric conversion in ‘better-than-original condition’?

ELECTRIFICATION is the buzzword of the car industry right now, with more and more companies fleshing out their ranges with hybrid and pure-electric models. It’s not just new cars that are going zero emission, though, as there’s also a trend of...

Sunday Times Driving

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05 February
New Volkswagen Golf: UK prices for Mk8 hatchback announced

First official sketches and details of the new Golf Mk8

Car Magazine

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04 February
2021 Volkswagen T7 Transporter Spied With Plug-in Drive, Golf Infotainment

Volkswagen, like most other European automakers, is struggling with new emissions regulations. This affects not only the bread and butter hatchbacks and crossovers, but also the vans and other commercial vehicles. These latest spyshots of the 2021...

autoevolution


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