Tag: VW Polo

VW’s ID. Models Could Eradicate Golf, Passat, Polo Nameplates In Future EV-Only Markets

Iconic VW nameplates such as the Golf, Polo and Passat could become extinct in markets that will at one point only allow sales of fully electric cars. In fact, the UK could ban internal combustion engines as early as 2030. When asked by AutoExpress if the Golf still had a future alongside VW’s ID. family, […]

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European Car Sales Climbed To 15.7 Million Units Last Year, Tesla Model 3 Is The EV Champion

New cars sales in Europe climbed to 15,757,412 units last year, marking the best result in over a decade. According to JATO Dynamics, the result marks the sixth year of consecutive gains and an additional 171,452 vehicles were registered compared to 2018. Despite the increase, the automotive analytics company noted things aren’t as rosy as […]

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VW Suspends Production In Algeria Amid Political Crisis, Corruption Charges For JV Partner

Volkswagen Group’s production planners and managers are having a tough time these days as the carmaker does not seem to have made the best choices for plant locations recently. Following the controversy surrounding the allocation of a new assembly plant to Turkey and the subsequent suspension of those plans caused by the Turkish military’s invasion […]

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Brazil’s Sporty VW Virtus GTS And Polo GTS Pack 148 HP Turbo-Four

Volkswagen is injecting some sportiness into South America’s Polo hatchback and Virtus sedan with the release of these new GTS models. Previewed at the 2018 Sao Paulo Motor Show by the pre-production Virtus GTS Concept, the new versions will hit the Brazilian market in early 2020. The VW Polo GTS and Virtus GTS are the […]

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Dacia Duster Was EU’s Second Best-Selling Car In August Behind The VW Golf – See How The Rest Fared

It’s no secret that the Duster is Dacia’s best-selling model in Europe, followed closely by the Sandero hatchback. But did you know these two were among the top five best-selling models in the European Union in August? Actually, the Duster finished the month in second place, with 19,451 units sold (up 10.8 percent year-over-year), according […]

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Tesla Model 3 Is Officially The Netherlands’ Best-Selling Car

Tesla’s has been having great success in Europe, with the American EV-maker claiming the best-seller crown in the Netherlands with the Model 3, dethroning the VW Polo. The company sold 5,768 Model 3 sedans last month, marking an almost four-fold jump from August, as per Dutch motor traders association, Bovag. Meanwhile, demand for the Model […]

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