Press Releases

Volkswagen launches “Think Blue. Nature.” nature conservation and biodiversity project in Mexico

Apr 08, 2014 14:04 BST Volkswagen UK ► Long-term commitment to state-supported biodiversity corridor in the Sierra Madre supplements previous environmental sustainability projects ► Young environmental ambassadors help plant trees and clean watercourses ► Cooperation between Mexican and German bodies ► “Por Amor al Planeta” nature conservation prize awarded for the eighth time

VW records 3.9 per cent first quarter increase in vehicle deliveries to 1.48 million

Apr 08, 2014 12:28 BST Volkswagen UK The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 1.48 (January-March 2013: 1.43; +3.9 per cent) million vehicles in the first three months of this year. The brand handed over 557,800 (March 2013: 532,400; +4.8 per cent) vehicles in March.

WRC lead extended as Ogier wins for VW in Rally Portugal

Apr 08, 2014 12:10 BST Volkswagen UK ► Third win of the 2014 WRC for Ogier/Ingrassia, fourth for Volkswagen ► Record achievement – longest winning run in WRC history for the Polo R WRC ► Volkswagen increases its lead in the Manufacturers’ Championship

'Off to a flying start': VW UK celebrates record first quarter and March sales result

Apr 04, 2014 14:35 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen is celebrating its best-ever March and first quarter sales performance, having registered 36,276 vehicles in the UK last month to bring the brand’s year-to-date total to 56,271. This breaks the brand’s previous March record of 32,955 by over 3,300 cars (2007) as well as 2008’s record first quarter sales by nearly 3,800 vehicles.

Hybrid VW Golf GTE makes UK debut next week at Gadget Show Live

Apr 02, 2014 09:27 BST Volkswagen UK Visitors to the Gadget Show Live at the NEC in Birmingham next week will be the first in the UK to see the new Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid. Also on display on the Volkswagen stand at the show will be the record-breaking 313 mpg XL1 super-efficient vehicle and the fully electric e-up!, which is also available for accompanied test-drives.

Forty years young: Volkswagen Golf stands the test of time

Mar 28, 2014 10:18 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen is celebrating the 40th birthday of the most successful European car of all time: the Golf. More than 30 million vehicles of the best-seller have been sold and from the first to the seventh generation, the Golf has been a pioneer of technological progress.

Iconic Volkswagen XL1 features in Designs of the Year exhibition @designmuseum

Mar 27, 2014 09:36 GMT Volkswagen UK The world’s most fuel-efficient hybrid car, the Volkswagen XL1, will go on display in the Design Museum in London alongside other examples of design excellence and Designs of the Year award nominees from a range of disciplines from today until 25 August.

Prices announced for new high-tech VW Polo as order books open ahead of summer deliveries

Mar 25, 2014 08:35 GMT Volkswagen UK ► Brings new technology to the class, making for greater safety and comfort ► Range of cleaner and more efficient EU6-compliant engines ► New touchscreen infotainment and navigation systems ► Priced from £11,100 to £19,715 (RRP OTR)

It’s official: Volkswagen Group UK is a Top Employer

Mar 14, 2014 17:12 GMT Volkswagen UK Milton Keynes, March 14, 2014: Volkswagen Group UK has been awarded Top Employer status by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to developing talent and offering a first-class working environment with high quality training and development opportunities across its five brands – Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles, Audi, ŠKODA, SEAT.

Volkswagen UK appoints Duncan Movassaghi to Head of Service and Parts

Mar 13, 2014 12:39 GMT Volkswagen UK Duncan Movassaghi has been appointed to the role of Head of Service and Parts for Volkswagen Passenger Cars, replacing Stephen Butt who will move next month to Porsche GB as General Manager – Ownership.