Press Releases

Volkswagen Group expands production capacity in China

Jul 07, 2014 11:19 BST Volkswagen UK Wolfsburg/Beijing, July 7, 2014: In the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and President and CEO of Volkswagen Group China, today signed a joint declaration for two new vehicle plants in China together with Xu Jianyi, Chairman of FAW.

Norwegian reports major passenger growth and higher load factors in June

Jul 07, 2014 07:00 BST Norwegian Norwegian carried more than 2.3 million passengers in June 2014, an increase of 21 percent compared to the same month last year. The load factor was 82.5 percent.

VW reveals all-new Passat saloon and Estate models

Jul 04, 2014 08:45 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen has unveiled the all-new Passat at a ceremony at the Volkswagen Design Centre in Potsdam, Germany. The latest car, which will receive its public premiere at the Paris Motor Show in October, is the eighth-generation of the Passat, which over the past 41 years has racked up over 23 million sales worldwide.

Norwegian’s low-cost service to the U.S. takes off from London Gatwick

Jul 03, 2014 19:02 BST Norwegian This week Norwegian celebrates its first ever flights between London Gatwick and the U.S. On Wednesday afternoon, the first flight between London Gatwick and Los Angeles took off, while Norwegian’s first flight between London and New York took off this evening. Friday afternoon, the airline celebrates its inaugural flight to Fort Lauderdale. All the flights are almost full.

Customers choose Carlisle as Virgin’s best

Jul 03, 2014 18:08 BST Virgin Trains Carlisle was the big winner at the annual Virgin Trains' Feel Good Awards ceremeony on 26 June 2014, when excellence in staff across various ‘V Good’ categories was recognised. Carlisle Station won V Good station and Onboard Customer Service Assistant, Anabela Ferreira won V Good service.


Jul 03, 2014 15:13 BST is using research published to support their drive for ‘Safe Transfers on Holiday’. Over 563 million people visited Europe in 2013, with 4.2 million British holidaymakers planning to travel by car. However, a shocking 20% of drivers admit to having driven in Europe without researching the road rules, in the country they are visiting, at all!

New VW Golf Match model offers strikingly good value

Jul 03, 2014 10:45 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen is ensuring that the award-winning Golf hatch remains a hot seller with the introduction of the new Golf Match, which comes out of the box with even more specification than the SE model it replaces at no extra cost. That means that customers get behind the wheel of the Golf Match 1.4-litre TSI 122 PS BlueMotion Technology six-speed manual three-door model from just £19,680 (OTR RRP).

Jul 02, 2014 16:26 BST Stena Line This summer take a ‘Wonderful Wednesday’ day trip across the Irish Sea as a foot passenger with Stena Line from Cairnryan to Belfast and experience an exciting voyage aboard a modern ferry with all the mod cons you could ever need from only £10* per person return. Also included are bus transfers into Belfast’s city centre and unlimited Metro bus travel for the day!

Cruise into first class entertainment with Stena Line

Jul 02, 2014 14:29 BST Stena Line THE Irish Sea will be alive with the sound of music and laughter during the summer and autumn months as Northern Ireland’s leading ferry company Stena Line has launched an exciting programme of evening entertainment cruises from only £29* per person including a meal.

Expo gets on board with Diversified

Jul 02, 2014 11:24 BST Diversified Communications UK Diversified Communications UK is delighted to announce the acquisition of Expo Management for an undisclosed sum. Expo Management organise three market leading events – the biennial Euro Bus Expo exhibition, Coach and Bus Live, and Best of Britain & Ireland, which all take place at the NEC, Birmingham.