Press Releases

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

Xavier Chardon to head Marketing at Volkswagen Passenger Cars

Jul 28, 2014 11:17 BST Volkswagen UK Xavier Chardon (42) has been appointed as the new Head of Marketing at the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. He succeeds Simon Thomas (54), who will leave the company. Dr. Wolf-Stefan Specht (45) takes over from Chardon as Head of Sales Europe at Volkswagen Passenger Cars.

Welcome to the Hotel VW California!

Jul 24, 2014 11:49 BST Volkswagen UK • Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles partners with LateRooms.com to offer a unique experience • Six California SE camper vans made available for booking as 'rooms' • Temple Island, Henley-on-Thames is the first site for Hotel VW California

Jul 18, 2014 16:34 BST Elan PR Ltd Team continues to grow with purchase of two new Formula Renault 2.0 cars and entering Eurocup rounds in late 2014