Press Releases

Pricing announced for all-new high-tech Volkswagen Passat

Sep 29, 2014 15:59 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen Retailers will begin taking orders for the 8th generation Passat saloon and Estate models on 7 October, ahead of first UK deliveries in January, with prices starting from £22,215 (RRP OTR). This all-new car brings a host of new technologies, comfort and convenience features to the Passat class, while its design, quality and style allow it to compete with premium rivals.

Sep 29, 2014 11:01 BST Volkswagen UK ► Passat GTE is first plug-in hybrid by Volkswagen in saloon and estate body styles ► Combines TSI engine and electric motor for maximum power output of 218 PS ► Driving range of over 600 miles; up to 31 miles in all-electric E-mode

New Volkswagen Golf Alltrack model to make debut at Paris Show

Sep 25, 2014 11:05 BST Volkswagen UK ► Crossover of estate car and SUV brings together on- and off-road worlds ► For all terrains: Golf Alltrack launches with all-wheel drive and off-road look ► Four powerful engines: new TSI with 180 PS and three TDI engines with up to 184 PS

Volkswagen unveils new TRISTAR pick-up concept at IAA commercial vehicle show in Hanover

Sep 23, 2014 09:19 BST Volkswagen UK Adaptable, reliable all-rounder: on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the first syncro concept vehicle, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presents the TRISTAR, an unprecedented combination of all the great features of the current Transporter model series. Its extreme off-road capability and flexible storage solutions make the TRISTAR the perfect mode of transport, whatever your need.

Sep 17, 2014 08:59 BST Volkswagen UK The Volkswagen Scirocco has been named ‘Best coupé’ in What Car? magazine’s Used Car of the Year awards, at an event held at London’s Hurlingham Club last night. The sporty yet practical coupé, which went on sale in 2008, is no stranger to awards, including What Car?’s own ‘Best Coupé under £25,000’ in 2010.

Sep 15, 2014 10:51 BST Elan PR Ltd Double points score for British racer keeps top three hopes alive in Formula Renault 3.5 while Strakka Racing’s new Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 team makes its competitive debut

Sep 10, 2014 13:43 BST Elan PR Ltd New Jeep Renegade equipped with award-winning HARMAN Uconnect™ infotain-ment system

Team Zietlow goes for third World Record Drive in Volkswagen Touareg

Sep 04, 2014 10:14 BST Volkswagen UK This September, a team composed of Rainer Zietlow, Marius Biela and Matthias Prillwitz will once again attempt a new spectacular record in a Volkswagen Touareg from Nordkapp, Norway, to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost point of Africa.

Council will continue CCTV crackdown on drivers putting children’s lives at risk

Aug 27, 2014 10:21 BST Rochdale Borough Council Shortly before the start of the new academic year, Rochdale Borough Council is advising motorists that its CCTV camera car will still be used outside schools to tackle inconsiderate, dangerous and often illegal parking.

VW Group reports solid H1 2014 business growth despite difficult market environment

Jul 31, 2014 12:32 BST Volkswagen UK ►First-half sales revenue only slightly up on the prior-year period at EUR98.8 billion due to currency-related factors ►Operating profit rises by 0.4 billion to EUR6.2 billion ►Profit before tax grows by 17.5 per cent to EUR7.8 billion ►Net liquidity in Automotive Division remains high at EUR14.0 billion