Articles about Volkswagen

Step inside the future
When it comes to building and, crucially, selling motor vehicles en masse, Volkswagen has a bit of a knack. It shifted well over 20 million Beetles and then, in the 70s, introduced a car called the Golf... you may have heard of
These iconic vehicles can now get a fresh start
Even though Volkswagen has already ceased the production of its legendary Beetle and rolled out the last units of this iconic model only recently, it looks like the company still isn't ready to turn its back on the car that helped
It feels as if you’re actually in the bucket seat.
Control which way you face during this drift session. Using a 180-degree camera, this guy gives you a taste of drifting by looking where you want, when you want, as if you were in the actual passenger seat yourself. Pretty cool.
It's made in Brazil
Brazil is a pretty big deal for Volkswagen.The largest country in South America isn't just a huge market, it's also home to Volkswagen do Brasil, a subsidiary of the German car manufacturer that is responsible for local assembly and
A tribute to an automotive icon
Ferdinand Piech has passed away aged 82, four years after leaving his role as chairman of the Volkswagen Group. He died "suddenly and unexpectedly" according to a statement released by his wife, Ursula. Piech will be remembered, rightly, as a titan of
The former VW Group chairman passed away over the weekend
Car-company board members are usually as exciting as the table they sit around discussing profit margins and shareholder behavior. Not Ferdinand Piech, who passed away over the weekend aged 82. It's reported he collapsed in a Bavarian restaurant before being
Please be good
There are some things you just don't want to toy around with: Mom's special family recipe, a perfectly fine cinematic universe (we're looking at you, Disney and Sony), and, in the case of Volkswagen, a timeless logo.Yes, the
Now in its 15th year
Volkswagen announced the official end of production of its iconic Beetle in late 2018. A few months following that, the German carmaker rolled out the last units of the Bug from its plant in Mexico.It's true we won't be
To add “yet more lifestyle to the booming SUV market”
So, you're telling us it's not the 1st of April? But we're looking at pictures of a convertible version of the Volkswagen T-Roc-somebody must be having us on?Nope. This really is the new Volkswagen T-Roc
End of an era
That's all, folks. The Volkswagen Beetle, one of the most memorable nameplates in the history of motoring, has moved on up to the big, shiny garage up in automotive heaven. The last units of the iconic ride have rolled out of
It’s called the Type 20 Concept
It's traditional for carmakers to celebrate anniversaries with special concepts. And for the 20th birthday of its US development center-its largest outside Germany, no less-Volkswagen has done just that.Say hello to the Type 20 Concept-a 1962 Type
The wagon life on a budget
In 2017, Volkswagen Philippines brought in the Golf GTS-a wagon, and a thing to behold. Most important, it was a wagon.We really like wagons. Did we get that across?Anyway, the Golf GTS is long gone now, sadly-one of
Plus more details on the model that will launch VW’s all-electric ID brand
Volkswagen says over 15,000 people have already preordered its new electric car, the ID.3, which will launch the German carmaker's all-electric ID brand. Every single one of those would-be buyers has done so having only seen the
Completed in 1939, this Type 64 will sell for millions
This, people of the Internet, is genesis. What's considered by many to be the very first and 'most historically significant' Porsche-the third of three and sole surviving Type 64. It's going up for auction in August in Monterey, where
Did you contribute to their sales last year?
Toyota, Volkswagen and Daimler are the automotive industry's three biggest companies, after coming in at 15th, 18th, and 37th, respectively, on Forbes's annual Global 2000 report of the world's largest public companies. General Motors and BMW came in at
Its ‘Stage 1’ kit for the Golf R brings down the 0-60mph time to 3.7sec
Mountune is known for fettling fast Fords-in the UK, many of its modifications are available through Ford's dealers and leave your car's factory warranty intact-but times are changing.The Essex-based tuner has just partnered up with wheel
The first production model in the ID line of EVs
Despite its long history as a car manufacturer, Volkswagen claims it has only really had two chapters so far. The first was when it introduced the original Beetle, the second came with the launch and subsequent generations of the Golf.The fact
We drive the Polo-based crossover for the first time
Sure is. Among little crossovers, this is one of the more SUV-ish to look at. The silhouette brings advantages: It's a seriously roomy contender, and it has more presence than its actual parking-friendly dimensions suggest.Well, it looks like
Can this compete with the likes of the Toyota Vios?
In 2018, Volkswagen Philippines reinvented itself by ditching brand staples like the Polo and the Jetta to zero in on market attainability. It was a bold move, but the company had a pretty worthwhile prospect leading its charge into the realm of
Weird name, great car
When I was first contacted to test-drive the new Volkswagen Lamando, my first reaction was, "Laman... wha?" The name Lamando just doesn't roll off the tongue the same way 'Golf' does-it sounds more like the pilot of the Millennium
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