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The Volkswagen Group Has the Power

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Setting its sights on global market leadership in hybrid and electric vehicles “We are electrifying all vehicle classes, and therefore have everything we need to make the Volkswagen Group the top automaker in all respects, including electric mobility, by 2018,” Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen presented his vision for the future of hybrid and electric mobility at the …

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Knitted Beetle at 2013 Baltic Sunshine Tour

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Huge display of 414 Beetles Came for the ninth Beetle Sunshine Tour They came with neon wheels, as pick-up trucks and race versions: 414 Beetles in all possible shapes and sizes met last weekend at the largest gathering of fans of all ‘round’ Volkswagen models (Beetle, New Beetle and The Beetle) at the open air party on the Baltic coast. …

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Fastest Production Golf – Volkswagen Golf R

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Volkswagen has released the first details of its powerful new Volkswagen Golf R Set to take to the stage at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month.  The Golf R in powered by a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine producing 300 PS and 380 Nm using the latest 4MOTION four-wheel drive system, the new Golf R is the fastest-accelerating production Golf yet, …

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Kombi Last Edition – The end of Production but not the end of the road

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It’s over Volkswagen do Brasil are ending production of the Volkswagen Kombi Camper Only 600 models of a special commemorative Kombi Last Edition will be available. The Kombi Bus has been the longest produced model in history and one of the most successful VW models in Brazil. Manufactured since 2nd September 1957, the Kombi Last Edition will feature numbered identification plaques on the dash, …

Excitement for Volkswagen Amarok Power Pickup Concept

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The Amarok power pickup truck wowed the crowds at Lake Wörthersee in Austria for the annual GTI enthusiasts’ meeting The Volkswagen Amarok Power Pickup concept features a 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine with a power output of 272 PS and 600 Nm of torque. The vehicle based on the Amarok single cab is designed as a rolling workshop for parts, tools and race equipment. Built …

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Its a Top Down Cabriolet Weekend

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Sun is shining, the sky is blue*, Bank Holiday weekend and Volkswagen Cabriolets dealers across the country are celebrating the range with a series of ‘Open Now’ events From today until 12 May, Retailers will be showcasing the Golf Cabriolet, Beetle Cabriolet and Eos models in their showrooms, and these events are supported by some great value offers on these cars. …

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Pump Shy the New Golf BlueMotion

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Available now one of the world’s most fuel-efficient family cars: the new Golf BlueMotion This car offers fuel economy of 88.3 mpg on the combined cycle, and CO2 emissions of just 85 g/km and all the expected Volkswagen Golf attributes of practicality, comfort and safety. The new Golf BlueMotion’s fuel economy is 15 per cent better than that of the previous-generation …

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California Dreamin’ for 25 Years Volkswagen California Anniversary

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles celebrates the 25th birthday of the Volkswagen California at Techno Classica on the 10 – 14 April 2013 A vehicle I still want to to own. Around 100,000 Volkswagen California vans have come off the assembly line during the past 25 years. A short retrospective history of this now classic vehicle can be seen at the Volkswagen …

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New Golf GTi Faster and More Efficient

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…and now Cheaper to insure. The seventh-generation version of the iconic Volkswagen Golf GTI, which was introduced at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, is now available to order in the UK. Golf GTi prices start at £25,845 on the road – just £195 more than the previous model despite substantial enhancements.  For the first time it is available from …

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New Volkswagen e-up!

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Ay up! for the the New Volkswagen e-up! Volkswagen presents its first fully electric production vehicle: the new e-up!
The four-seat car – which operates with nearly zero noise – has been shown at the Annual Press and Investors Conference in Wolfsburg…