Tuning a diesel car doesn’t have to be expensive to reap significant rewards, as Andy Goodwin finds out. For many of us, modifying cars is an itch thatís hard not to scratch. Knowing more power lurks under the bonnet, or that…
Volkswagen’s smallest electric car, the e-up!, is benefiting from a host of updates bringing more equipment and a price revision offering four-figure savings. The e-up! city car now benefits from more standard-fit equipment including height adjustment for the driver’s seat. A rear-view camera is also built-in while, on the inside, there is a new seat trim design
Volkswagen has unveiled the Tarok Concept to the world at the São Paulo International Motor Show (6 to 18 November). The all-wheel drive all-rounder “combines the progressive features of the latest generation of digitally networked SUVs with the versatility of a cleverly designed five-metre pick-up”. Its new features include a large variable loading area, which can be extended thanks to the folding rear panel in the spacious four-door double cab.
At the São Paulo International Motor Show on 6 November, Volkswagen will celebrate the world premiere of a new pickup concept, which “fuses the features of a digitally networked SUV and the versatility of a consistently well-thought-out pickup to form…
The electrification strategy of the Volkswagen Group China is rapidly gaining pace in the world’s biggest market for e-mobility. The Group’s first factory specifically designed for the electric MEB platform is now commencing construction in Anting. The first model that will be produced in the factory of SAIC VOLKSWAGEN is a Volkswagen Brand SUV in 2020. Together with the FAW-Volkswagen factory in Foshan, which opened this summer, SAIC VOLKSWAGEN’s plant will begin to produce e-cars on the MEB platform directly after the first worldwide MEB-production starts in Zwickau, Germany.
Volkswagen has presented its new T-Cross, the company’s first small SUV, continuing the SUV product offensive it began in 2015. This new model will soon be debuting in the markets of three continents.
At the 69th IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover (20 to 27 September), Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is presenting no less than five new zero-emission vehicles. Making their world debuts are the I.D. BUZZ CARGO, ABT e-Transporter, ABT e-Caddy, the Cargo e-Bike and the Crafter HyMotion which is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell drive system.
The countdown for the launch of the new Volkswagen T-Cross has begun. The world première of the most compact Volkswagen SUV will be celebrated in autumn. Volkswagen says the slogan “I am more” will accompany the launch in spring 2019 – apparently it stands for the four so-called property fields “I am practical”, “I am cool”, “I am intuitive” and “I am safe”.
Volkswagen is making available to order a new turbo diesel engine for the all-new Touareg range. The 3.0-litre V6 TDI unit has an output of 228 bhp and joins the 282 bhp TDI engine that the Touareg launched with in June.
Volkswagen’s SUV range expansion continues with news of a new turbodiesel engine option in the T-Roc compact SUV. When T-Roc debuted in Volkswagen Retailers across the UK at the turn of the year, two petrol engines were available. With the arrival of the latest engine option, the range now comprises three petrol and two diesel engines.