Press Releases

Warning to Parents Over Incorrectly Fitted Child Restraints

Feb 20, 2014 10:54 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is advising parents and carers to get a free check to make sure their child’s car restraint is fitted correctly.

Kirsten Stagg appointed new Head of Marketing for VW Commercial Vehicles

Feb 18, 2014 16:01 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has appointed Kirsten Stagg as its new Head of Marketing, with effect from 11 March 2014. In her new role, Kirsten will report directly to Alex Smith, Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, and will be responsible for spearheading the brand’s marketing activities in the UK.

Sinclair Volkswagen in Swansea opens doors in star-studded style

Feb 13, 2014 09:16 GMT Volkswagen UK The UK’s largest Volkswagen showroom – Sinclair Volkswagen in Swansea – has opened its doors in style with a host of leading Welsh stars. More than 400 guests joined staff from Sinclair Volkswagen on a ‘Big Night Out’ themed party to celebrate the official launch of Volkswagen UK’s largest state-of-the-art facility in the newly regenerated docklands, close to Swansea City centre.

North East electric cab fleet becomes biggest in country

Feb 12, 2014 20:45 GMT WeAreSparkle Northumberland-based private hire operator has expanded its electric taxi fleet, making it one of the biggest in the UK.

Volkswagen presents all-wheel-drive 560 bhp Rallycross-Beetle

Feb 11, 2014 08:48 GMT Volkswagen UK Wolfsburg / Chicago: The Volkswagen Beetle will enter motorsports in the U.S. this summer with a Rallycross Beetle featuring all-wheel-drive and a TSI engine that delivers more than 560 hp which was presented last week at the Chicago Auto Show.

Feb 06, 2014 16:27 GMT Propel Technology Falken’s AZENIS FK453CC SUV tyre range extended to include new 20” size ideally suited to Range Rover Evoque

Council on the path to an improved transport strategy

Feb 04, 2014 12:57 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has updated its strategy outlining its key transport priorities and aspirations until 2026.

VW works with Euro 'AdaptIVe' project to move automated driving forwards

Feb 04, 2014 12:04 GMT Volkswagen UK Berlin/Wolfsburg, 3 February 2014: Friday marked the beginning of the European research project AdaptIVe (Automated Driving Applications & Technologies for Intelligent Vehicles) at the MobileLifeCampus in Wolfsburg, Germany. It is a consortium of 29 partners that aims to achieve breakthrough advances that will lead to more efficient and safe automated driving.

Jan 29, 2014 12:19 GMT Propel Technology Results of an initial trial indicate PFC Brakes dramatically outperform their competitors and significantly reduce disc wear, leading to substantial financial and time savings.

VW's HR Board Member calls for Europeans to combat youth unemployment

Jan 29, 2014 12:05 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen Human Resources Board Member calls for concerted effort by Europeans to combat youth unemployment ► Dr. Horst Neumann: Volkswagen is investing in the future of young people in Southern Europe with trainee programs and vocational training