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Preview 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross

Preview 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross

I have my doubts if the T-Cross will be really cool. Volkswagen claims its design is ‘charismatic and masculine’. But as far as I can see now, the T-Cross is just one of those small SUVs. ... Continue reading

Promising Future for India’s Automotive Industry Through 2021 by BizVibe

Promising Future for India’s Automotive Industry Through 2021 by BizVibe

LONDON—India’s automotive industry is growing at a rapid pace, with innovation being key for automobile manufacturers to keep up with changing consumer preferences and increasing issues related to safety, population density, and the environment. Details on this promising market and its changing nature are some of t ... Continue reading

2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 SE Review

2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 SE Review

VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2.5 SE An Economy Car With Something Extra By Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel.com Detroit Bureau What is it about VWs that I’ve always liked? I’m not really sure. Most of the ones I’ve had – and there have been many – have been less than first rate in terms of dependabilit ... Continue reading

Automakers Update Horn Sounds to Changing Markets

Automakers Update Horn Sounds to Changing Markets

Washington DC September 10, 2012; The AIADA newsletter reported that cars have gotten a lot more advanced in the last few decades, but at least one part – the humble car horn – has remained virtually untouched. Until now. According to The Detroit News, as carmakers sell more vehicles globally, they're changin ... Continue reading

Force India launches VJM03 for 2010 F1 championship

Force India launches VJM03 for 2010 F1 championship

Force India: The Little Team That Could. After decades of racing as Jordan Grand Prix, the team changed hands several times over the past few years, first as Midland, then Spyker before Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya stepped in and took over. No one thought the tumultuous outfit had much fight left in it, but last sea ... Continue reading

CAR WARS - Small-Car War Breaks Out In India

CAR WARS - Small-Car War Breaks Out In India

By NEW DELHI January 5, 2010; Chang-Ran Kim and Janaki Krishnan writing for Reuters reported that Toyota Motor Co (Tokyo:7203.T - News) and Honda Motor Co (Tokyo:7267.T - News) launched new compact cars to tap the fast-growing and price-sensitive India market as they and other automakers seek to put a dire 2009 behind ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Buys Nearly 20% of Suzuki

Volkswagen Buys Nearly 20% of Suzuki

LONDON - December 9, 2009: Bloomberg News is reporting that Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest carmaker, agreed to buy 19.9 percent of Suzuki Motor Corp. for 222.5 billion yen ($2.5 billion) to boost its presence in India. Suzuki, Japan’s fourth-biggest automaker, will spend as much as half of the amount it will rece ... Continue reading

Volkswagen India Starts Pre-Series Production of the New Polo

Volkswagen India Starts Pre-Series Production of the New Polo

Volkswagen India today starts the pre-series production of its most anticipated mid-segment model, the new Polo at its Pune plant. The new Minister for Economics, Labour and Transportation of the German Federal State of Lower Saxony, Dr. Philipp Rösler, visited the plant at Chakan to give the go ahead for the first we ... Continue reading

India Cranks Out Small Cars for Export

India Cranks Out Small Cars for Export

Washington DC October 6, 2008; The AIADA newsletter reported that annual passenger-car exports from India have jumped five-fold in the past five years. Industry analysts predict exports over the next three years will surge nearly 300 percent to more than half-a-million vehicles a year. According to the Wall Street Jour ... Continue reading

India: Volkwagen Jetta - Market Launch

India: Volkwagen Jetta - Market Launch

Today, in Mumbai, Volkswagen begins market introduction of the Jetta in India. The sedan - eight million of which have been sold since 1979 - will be available in three versions. At market launch the innovative 6-speed DSG dual clutch transmission will be offered. Other comfort and convenience features round out the pr ... Continue reading

Shanghai VW tops China June PV sales with 44,600 units

Shanghai VW tops China June PV sales with 44,600 units

Shanghai VW tops China June PV sales with 44,600 units http://www.gasgoo.com/auto-news/7066/Shanghai-VW-tops-China-June-PV-sal es-wi th-44-600-units.html Shanghai, July 15 (Gasgoo.com) The sales of Shanghai Volkswagen hit 44,618 units in June, leading China's passenger vehicle sales in that month, according to the late ... Continue reading

Volkswagen TRANSPORTER Van Completes 27,000 Mile Round Trip To India - VIDEO ENHANCED

Volkswagen TRANSPORTER Van Completes 27,000 Mile Round Trip To India - VIDEO ENHANCED

Demonstrating Volkswagen's reputation for durability, quality and appetite for adventurous travels, a Volkswagen Transporter has successfully completed a 27,000 mile trip to the southern tip of India and back. LONDON - July 12, 2008: Helen Simpson and Michael Broadwith set off from England in their Volkswagen Transport ... Continue reading

Networks of FAW-VW and imported VW cars to be merged

Networks of FAW-VW and imported VW cars to be merged

Networks of FAW-VW and imported VW cars to be merged http://www.gasgoo.com/auto-news/6836/Networks-of-FAW-VW-and-imported-VW -cars -to-be-merged.html Shanghai, June 24 (Gasgoo.com) The sales networks of FAW-VW-made cars and the imported VW cars are expected to be merged. Winfried Vahland, CEO of Volkswagen (China), has ... Continue reading

Heels on Wheels: 2008 VW Touareg Review

Heels on Wheels: 2008 VW Touareg Review

HEELS ON WHEELS By Katrina Ramser INTRO TO THE TOUAREG The Touareg is a luxury SUV with a growing reputation as a fast off-road performance car – the vehicle started out as a prototype for the world famous Dakar Rally and debuted in the 2007 Baja 500. The Touareg is praised for its navigation ability in desert ter ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Announces Voluntary Safety Recall of 1999-2005 Model Year Passats

Volkswagen Announces Voluntary Safety Recall of 1999-2005 Model Year Passats

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2008 -- Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of all gasoline powered Passat models from 1999 through 2005 for inspection and repairs, if required. Some Passat vehicles with an automatic transmission may have an underbody heat shield that could be subject to da ... Continue reading

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