Weighty Question

Dear Doctor   Re: Modern vehicles and their specified towing weights: Would you please explain the relationship between vehicle kerb weight and trailer gross weight? It would seem the Caravan Club’s advice of 85 per cent for trailer weight against towing vehicle weight is no longer valid in the modern vehicle manufacturers’ world. Your data […]

Disappointed David

Dear Doc Diesel,    I have a Polo Match Edition 1.2 TDI with the EA189 engine and am disappointed by the absence of information on the effects of the 23R7 recall for a software update. To date, I have received three letters from Volkswagen, none of which gave any meaningful information. The website www.volkswagen.co.uk/owners/emissionsinfo is […]

The Time Tunnel: July 1994

Join us in our diesel-powered DeLorean as we head back in time. This week we’re rolling back the clock 24 years to July 1994.

VW offer improved value for money with Polo

Volkswagen is giving its customers even better value for money, with extra standard equipment on Polo models, along with the introduction of the stylish yet economical Polo R-Line Style.

Bluetooth now standard on Polo S and above

Customers buying a new Volkswagen Polo will now get value worth talking about, thanks to the addition of standard Bluetooth hands-free phone connection kits on all models above S specification.