Volkswagen Car News:

  • Volkswagen's New DSG Gearbox

    26 May 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Volkswagen has unveiled its next-generation seven-speed DSG transmission - and as you’d expect, it’s lighter, smaller and more efficient. The new paddle-shift gearbox, codenamed DQ200, uses a pair of...

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  • VW Golf build passes 25 million

    30 March 2007 by Gareth Kent

    Thirty-three years after the first Golf, Volkswagen has just passed the 25 million milestone. As one of the pioneers of the modern hatchback genre, the Golf was a hit right from launch in 1974, and...

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  • VW boss Bernhard quits

    12 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Volkswagen boss Wolfgang Bernhard has quit the company as part of a shake-up at Europe's biggest car maker. The news comes as little surprise after months of uncertainty and change at the top of VW.

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  • Volkswagen Tiguan

    29 November 2006 by Ben Whitworth

    Volkswagen Tiguan: the lowdown Volkswagen is going Freelander hunting with its new Golf-based Tiguan off-roader. Unveiled at the Los Angeles Motorshow this morning, Concept Tiguan gives a nine-tenths...

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  • What VW should do next

    23 November 2006 by Georg Kacher

    A new boss takes the reins of VW in January, and Martin Winterkorn has some big decisions to make about VW's plans. VW's future model policy lacks variety. But it's been like that for years, with the...

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  • New boss plans VW revolution

    22 November 2006 by Georg Kacher

    The Volkswagen Group is set for a huge shake-up, following the resignation of chairman Bernd Pischetsrieder. Product plans across all seven marques, the group brand strategy, platform sharing and...

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  • Volkswagen Neeza concept

    20 November 2006 by Phil McNamara/Georg Kacher

    VW Neeza concept: the lowdown Volkswagen is developing a Ford S-Max rival – and this Neeza concept gives a clue to its thinking. Designed in China and unveiled at the Beijing motor show, the Neeza is...

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  • Volkswagen goes mad in Las Vegas

    02 November 2006 by Alex Fuller

    R GTi: the lowdown VW has cooked up two hotter Golf GTis for the SEMA tuning show: the 225hp Thunder Bunny and 375hp R GTi. This mean hatch is the R GTi, which gets a big helping of carbonfibre to...

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  • New Touareg shows its face

    20 September 2006 by Nathan Millward

    Here are the first official photos of Volkswagen's facelifted Touareg, already uncovered during hot weather testing by CAR Online. A chrome effect grille surround and Eos-inspired headlights bring the...

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