Tag: VW

VW Aborts Plan For New Plant In Turkey Amid Plunging Car Sales

The coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis appear to have put the final nail in the coffin for Volkswagen’s planned multi-brand car factory in Turkey. The project, which was put on hold in October last year among international criticism about Turkey’s military operations in Syria, has reportedly been dropped. The Volkswagen Group has decided […]

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2021 VW Tiguan Facelift Debuts With New R Variant Pumping Out 316 HP

The Tiguan is Volkswagen’s best-selling product and the crossover is getting a facelift as well as several new variants. Starting with the exterior, the facelifted Tiguan has an all-new grille which flows into restyled headlights that mimic those used on the Golf. The model also adopts a sportier front bumper with more pronounced air intakes. […]

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Europe’s Best-Selling Car In May Was Not A Crossover/SUV

Europe’s new car sales took a massive plunge no thanks to the restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, as they dropped by 57 percent in May and 43 percent during the first five months of 2020. According to information shared by JATO Dynamics and registered across 27 European markets, the best-selling car last month was the […]

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This 2021 VW Arteon Shooting Brake Study Wants To Render Your Complaints Invalid

The words ‘shooting brake’ have become equivalent to sporty-looking estates with sloping rooflines, but there was a time when the nomenclature was applied to three-door wagon models – you know, back when coupes were actually coupes. Volkswagen recently tapped into this niche with the Arteon Shooting Brake. If you visit our comments section frequently, you’ll […]

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VW Builds Last Mk7 Golf R Estate As Zwickau Becomes EV-Only Plant

Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant in eastern Germany has produced its last-ever combustion engine vehicle, a Golf R Estate. Built for a German customer, the seventh-generation Golf R Estate in Oryx White Pearl Effect becomes the last of a total of 6,049,207 Volkswagen Polo, Golf, Golf Estate, Passat Saloon and Passat Estate vehicles built since the Zwickau […]

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