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EuroCarBody AWARD 2008 presented

The Volkswagen Passat CC took first place in the voting category of innovative process, production and plant concepts at the 10th international car body benchmark conference in Bad Nauheim, and came a close second in the overall ranking just behind the winner, the Audi Q5. The Volkswagen Group has thus taken the top two places for the first time in the history of this award. Emden Plant Manager Pavel Vacek, who accepted the award for the Passat CC car body at a ceremony in the Emden plant tod

Volkswagen’s 2009 Jetta TDI Clean Diesel Awarded Green Car Of The Year

The 2009 Jetta TDI clean diesel has been awarded the 2009 Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal. The editors at Green Car Journal nominated five vehicles that represented the year’s best-of-the-best 2009 green vehicles, and today announced that they have chosen Volkswagen’s Jetta TDI clean diesel as the best-of-the-best and awarded it their 2009 Green Car of the Year. “It is a tremendous honor to have our Jetta TDI awarded Green Car

Volkswagen At The Los Angeles Auto Show 2008

Volkswagen is presenting an innovative lineup of extremely economical and low-emissions drive technologies at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It extends from the most advanced internal combustion engines of the present to the fuel cells of the future. Take the Clean Diesels, for example: the TDI engines from Volkswagen. Many experts consider these diesel engines to be the most advanced of our times. The reasons could not be clearer: high fuel efficiency and extremely low emissions combined with maximum performance. It i

The Phaeton in Model Year 2009: Perfected Controls Concept with New Infotainment System

The Phaeton – the Volkswagen flagship – has new technical features on board starting right now. An entirely new generation of infotainment systems (RCD 810 and RNS 810) is being introduced. The systems – equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen – offer significantly extended functionality, quicker access to infor¬mation and a nearly self-explanatory user interface logic. Another new design on this model is the control unit for the standard fo

power and performance from mtm for the new vw scirocco

Power And Performance From MTM For The New VW Scirocco

In the near future at mtm: everything that makes fast for the new Volkswagen Scirocco! Performance gains of up to 380 hp, Bimoto wheels in 19 and 20 inches, sports suspension, stainless steel exhaust systems, braking systems up to 8-Kolben/380mm and much more ...!

2008 sema: volkswagen jetta tdi cup street edition

2008 SEMA: Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

With the conclusion of the successful 2008 Jetta TDI Cup Volkswagen of America is bringing the race car to the people with their Jetta TDI Cup “Street” edition special model unveiled at the 2008 SEMA show.  The similarities to the race car are evident at first glance – the Jetta TDI Cup edition features the fron

2008 SEMA: Volkswagen Performance Tiguan

For the 2008 SEMA Show,Volkswagen has brought performance, styling and audio upgrades to their popular new Tiguan, the GTI of compact SUV’s. The upgrades start on the outside of the Tiguan Performance with a complete body styling and fender flare kit, spoiler, side steps and a custom two-tone paint job. Not to be shown up by the new interior the performance level has been raised in this already hot compact SUV. The 2.0L TSI four-cylinder engine is now breathing through an APR Stage 3 Turbo Kit, and is rated a

2008 sema: volkswagen cc eco performance concept

2008 SEMA: Volkswagen CC Eco Performance Concept

Powerful performance meets luxury in the Super CC performance concept Volkswagen unveiled at the 2008 SEMA show in Las Vegas. The Performance CC brings a sleek exterior treatment highlighted by black chrome exterior accents, grey pearl paint with custom front and rear bumper, side panels and machined aluminum spoiler. The black treatment continues inside with high-gloss piano black accents offset by matte black graphics. Customer black leather Recaro seats and matching floor mats are highlighted with white piping.

Scirocco honoured at Scottish car of the year awards

The new Volkswagen Scirocco has been honoured at the Scottish Car of the Year awards where it was crowned ‘Sporting Car of the Year’. Against tough competition the new Scirocco was commended for its mix of style, dynamic ability and value. Commenting on the win, Chris Craft, Director of Volkswagen UK said:

Even more sophistication with revised Volkswagen Phaeton

Following its debut at the Paris Motor Show, Volkswagen has announced a number of revisions to the Phaeton luxury saloon with new features being added to the model range. Prices for the revised model, fitted with a 3.0-litre V6 TDI 240 PS engine, start at £44,235 RRP on the road. Inside, new touchscreen satellite n

New Passat Bluemotion 2 Featuring Stop/Start Now On Sale

The most efficient, economical and environmentally friendly Passat yet produced, the new BlueMotion 2, opens for ordering this week. Building on the gains in efficiency made by the existing Passat BlueMotion, the new BlueMotion 2 features an automatic Stop/start system linked to a new 2.0-litre TDI 110 PS common rai

New Caddy Sportline models add excitement to the range

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has released prices and specifications for the exciting new Caddy Sportline and Caddy Maxi Sportline models announced last month, which along with the existing Transporter Sportline panel vans and five-seater kombi, expand Volkswagen’s stylish Sportline range to five models. Volkswag