ICE age ends at VW’s Zwickau plant

The last model with a combustion engine has left the assembly line at the Zwickau car factory. The seventh-generation Golf R Estate with 2.0-litre petrol engine in Oryx White Pearl Effect was produced for a customer in Germany. From today on, only electric models of Volkswagen and in future also of the sister brands Audi and Seat will be produced in Zwickau.

Bright Spark

Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. Everyone knows the old rhyme about Guy Fawkes’ foiled scheme to blow up Parliament in 1605, but motor industry executives may in future have more cause to remember, remember the fourth of November, the day in 2019 that Volkswagen commenced production of its mid-sized all-electric […]