Post Tagged with: "Volkswagen"

2015 VW e-Golf Gallery Shows More Of The Electric Car

We recently brought you information on the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf. At the time of publication, no images other than the title image was available. However, that has changed. VW has released an array of pictures that shows the new e-Golf in-action as well as out-of-action. To read more about the e-Golf, click here.

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VW Shows Its 2015 e-Golf Prior To The LA Auto Show

Prior to next week’s LA Auto Show, Volkswagen has uncovered information pertaining to its brand new electric-powered Golf. The vehicle that boasts zero-emissions is expected to show its face in North America during 2015. Dubbed the e-Golf, the new car will get an electric motor with 86-kW (115-hp) of power and 270-Nm (199-lb.ft) of torque. This motor will receive energy […]

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Volkswagen Confirms Interest In Karmann Assests

Volkswagen has announced that they will buy assets from contract carmaker, Wilhelm Karmann GmbH. They will obtain resources from Karmann in an attempt to build a new car model. The German company will require machinery, land and equipment from Karmann in order to go through with their future plans. It was said that VW will start production at the plant […]

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Volkswagen Approves The Porsche Merger

VW’s board has approved the merger with Porsche AG, which is a subsidiary owned by Porsche Automobil Holding SE. Volkswagen will purchase 49.9 percent stake in Porsche AG by the end of the year, and the full merger with Porsche Automobil Holding SE will take place by 2011. It said that the Porsche and Piech families have signed the documents […]

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Volkswagen Are Considering A Forumla One Team

The Formula One used to be known as the big-shot racing series where top-dog manufacturers competed with both technology and engineering. The times have now changes as the FIA has become more involved telling the teams what they can and cannot do. The high costs involved in Formula One racing is now pushing many teams away from the race track. […]

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Porsche Are Planning A New Bottom-Of-The-Range Model

Porsche are thinking about creating a brand new lower cost model for the future. The new low cost car will be offered with a price tag below that of the Boxster, which is the current bottom-of-the-range model. The reason for Porsche looking into a new low-cost car is due to the new alliance with Vollkswagen. The VW-Porsche partnership has deemed […]

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Volkswagen’s New Golf Estate Executive Model

Volkswagen has renamed their Individual brand with the “Exclusive” tag which will change the way we see the range-topping models. The first model coming out with the new Executive badge will be the Golf Estate which features changes that include a sport chassis lowered by 15mm, 17-inch wheels and a new set of tires. The automaker has added a load […]

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VW Planning To Partner Up With Varta Microbattery In Connection With New Lithium Ion Units

Volkswagen has said that they are setting up a partnership with Varta Microbattery GmbH in connection with a new, more powerful lithium-ion pack. The new li-on batteries will be used in future electric vehicles. VW has said that the project will run for about four-years. VW has said that the main goal of the project is to continue research and […]

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Volkswagen Are Planning To Be Number 1 By 2018

Volkswagen has announced that they are planning to attack Toyota for the title of the world’s largest automaker. The new goal from VW states that the company is planning to raise sales to 800,000 units a year by 2018. This is pretty much a 300 percent increase when compared to the company’s current output. VW has said that they now […]

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Porsche And Volkswagen Reach An Agreement To Form The ‘Auto Union’

German automakers, Porsche and Volkswagen have reached a tentative agreement for a merger of the two companies which could result in something called the “Auto Union”. The Auto Union will be led by VW’s CEO, Martin Winterkorn. The idea of this agreement comes from Porsche’s failed attempt to take over the VW Group, and then running up a huge debt. […]

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Pricing For The New Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen has released pricing on their new Polo which will arrive in the UK on the 16th of October. The starting price will be set at 10,035 GBP for the S 1.2i 60 PS five-door mode. The three-door model will arrive in the UK during December. There will be a load of new Polo’s for the market and here is […]

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JMS Changes The Volkswagen Bora/Jetta With A New Body Kit

JMS has modified the Volkswagen Bora Mk IV by adding a brand new kit. The Bora is also known as the Jetta in some markets, so we will refer to is as that. The VW Jetta was given a new Racelook front bumper which has three big cutouts. There is a new set of black or silver vents for the […]

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VW Might Pair Up With Suzuki For Smaller Compact Cars

Sources have said that Volkswagen are considering a new partnership with Suzuki Motors to boost their expertise and reach in ultra compact cars. The sources have said VW will be considering a new model that will fit into the up and coming “New Small Family” which currently only consists of the Up! concept. “You have see it through an Asian […]

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The Special Edition Volkswagen Golf 18T

Volkswagen have rolled out a new version of the Golf called the 18T. The model comes with a 1.8-litre turbocharged engine as an alternative to the original 1.4-litre TSI unit. The engine will develop 160-horsepower and it will be in manual form. Although the power will be similar to that of the 1.4-litre TSI unit, the torque will be 10 […]

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Volkswagen Announce The Touareg TDI BlueMotion

Volkswagen have added a brand new BlueMotion model to their line up. The new BlueMotion variant will be a SUV, and this motor will effect the Touareg V6 TDI. VW’s new BlueMotion model will have a 10 percent reduction in fuel consumption, and this means that there will be a fuel economy of about 8.3 litres per 100km. At the […]

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