The two newest members of Volkswagen’s growing SUV line-up – the T-Roc compact SUV and practical Tiguan Allspace seven-seat SUV – are now available to order in R-Line trim. The new range-topping trim level – offered across a selection of engine and gearbox combinations in both model ranges – adds distinctive sports styling inside and out along with equipment upgrades and enhancements commensurate with the top spec’ positioning of the R-Line trim.
The all-electric van from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, the eCrafter, will be making its UK debut at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 24-26 April, ahead of real-world testing beginning with UK customers at the start of May. The first test vehicles were handed over to a group of major European customers at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ headquarters in Hannover in December. By allowing the vehicle to undergo tests with selected fleet operators, the company will be able to incorporate findings and learnings into the final design and production version of the zero-emission van.
The long-distance specialist Rainer Zietlow and his team are among the guests of honour at the world premiere of the third generation Volkswagen Touareg in Beijing this week. The adventurer and his companions drove to the world premiere in Beijing over land in a camouflaged prototype of the new Volkswagen Touareg. The team spent a total of 21 days on the “Bratislava2Beijing” tour.
Volkswagen says it is making a statement by staging a world premiere of a new model for the first time in China – its largest market. The largest markets for what is now the third generation of the Touareg are China, Europe and Russia. Worldwide sales of the previous two generations amount to nearly one million units.
Volkswagen says it is now offering a petrol engine claimed to offer diesel-like fuel economy but which is significantly cheaper to buy. The new 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion has an output of 96 kW / 128 bhp and is currently already powering the Golf and Golf Variant. In the future, the 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion will also be available for other Volkswagen models
Volkswagen Poznań, a subsidiary of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, has produced its two-millionth Caddy at its Antoninek factory produced its two-millionth Caddy. The landmark vehicle went to Polish aid organisation ‘St. Brother Albert’. The vehicle was a fourth generation Caddy Maxi Trendline 7-seater in Candy White. In the last year alone around 165,000 Caddy vehicles were produced (up 3.8 per cent), the highest number since the formation of Volkswagen Poznań in 1993.
The Volkswagen brand is launching its first convertible SUV. The new model is to be produced from the first half of 2020
Volkswagen is kicking off its automotive year with the world premiere of the new Touareg. The brand’s flagship is the next milestone in the largest model campaign by Volkswagen
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