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Good news! VW Scirocco named @WhatCar magazine's Used Coupe of the Year award

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2014 08:59 BST

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.

VW’s “Think Blue. Factory.” environmental programme wins eco award

VW’s “Think Blue. Factory.” environmental programme wins eco award

Press releases   •   Jul 14, 2014 08:24 BST

Volkswagen’s environmental programme “Think Blue. Factory.” wins National Energy Globe Award Germany ► The National Energy Globe Awards honour a country's best environmental projects ► The award for the best environmental programme in Germany goes to “Think Blue. Factory.”

VW's TSI tech triumphs once again at International Engine of the Year Awards

VW's TSI tech triumphs once again at International Engine of the Year Awards

Press releases   •   Jun 27, 2014 16:23 BST

TSI technology from Volkswagen has once again received the 'International Engine of the Year Award': the 1.4 litre TSI twincharger, which won for the ninth time in succession in the 1.0 to 1.4 litre cubic capacity category, is thus the most successful engine in the history of this international competition for engine technology.

Volkswagen Golf named HonestJohn.co.uk Car of the Year for 2014

Volkswagen Golf named HonestJohn.co.uk Car of the Year for 2014

Press releases   •   May 16, 2014 09:01 BST

The Volkswagen Golf has added once more to its trophy cabinet, claiming not only the HonestJohn.co.uk Small Family Car award for the second year running, but also the overall Car of the Year accolade for 2014. The awards were presented yesterday evening at an event in London.

VW XL1 claims top accolade in Designs of the Year Awards

VW XL1 claims top accolade in Designs of the Year Awards

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2014 12:33 BST

The Volkswagen XL1, the world’s most fuel-efficient hybrid car, has been named the winner of the Transport category in the annual Designs of the Year Awards. The car is one of 76 designs in seven categories which are on display at the Design Museum in London until 25 August.

Applications open for Volkswagen and BASF “Science Award for Electrochemistry”

Applications open for Volkswagen and BASF “Science Award for Electrochemistry”

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2014 09:17 BST

Application phase for the third annual “Science Award for Electrochemistry” from Volkswagen and BASF has begun ► Outstanding researchers have until 4 July 2014 to apply ► The International Science Awards offer total prize money of €50,000, including €25,000 for the first prize ► The awards ceremony takes place on November 6, 2014 at Stanford University, California

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

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

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2014 09:36 GMT

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.

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

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

Press releases   •   Mar 14, 2014 17:12 GMT

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 Group UK claims top Customer Satisfaction Award

Volkswagen Group UK claims top Customer Satisfaction Award

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2014 16:40 GMT

Volkswagen Group UK has beaten off stiff competition to claim the Institute of Customer Service’s Customer Focus Award in recognition of its strategy of placing the customer at the centre of its operations and activities, and achievements in the key area of customer satisfaction. The award was presented last night at an event in London.

It's the business! #Volkswagen Golf claims top honour in @BusinessCar awards

It's the business! #Volkswagen Golf claims top honour in @BusinessCar awards

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2014 13:01 GMT

The Volkswagen Golf has added yet another impressive accolade to its trophy cabinet, having been named BusinessCar of the Year 2014 at the BusinessCar awards. The award was presented earlier today at a ceremony in London and collected on behalf of the brand by Volkswagen’s Fleet Business Development Manager, Claire English.

New Volkswagen Golf Estate carries off What Car? award #whatcarawards #vw

New Volkswagen Golf Estate carries off What Car? award #whatcarawards #vw

Press releases   •   Jan 09, 2014 00:01 GMT

The Volkswagen Golf Estate has won the award for the ‘Best Estate Car’ at the What Car? Awards. The accolade was presented last night at a prestigious event held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London and collected by Robert Hazelwood, Director of Volkswagen UK.

Volkswagen honoured in Tokyo as Golf is named ‘Car of the Year’

Volkswagen honoured in Tokyo as Golf is named ‘Car of the Year’

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2013 10:32 GMT

The Golf has been named 'Car of the Year 2013/14' in Japan. For the first time in the 34-year history of this award, a foreign car has beaten the local competition. Particularly impressive was the score awarded by the 60-strong jury to the Golf, which has only been available in Japan since June: 504 out of a possible 600 points - a lead of 131 points over the second-placed vehicle.

Volkswagen Golf claims two Golden Steering Wheel awards

Volkswagen Golf claims two Golden Steering Wheel awards

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2013 09:17 GMT

Wolfsburg, 12 November 2013 – The Golf has been awarded the "Golden Steering Wheel 2013", one of the year's major car industry accolades. The award was presented last night in Berlin to Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neußer, Member of the Board of Management Volkswagen Brand for the Development Division. Volkswagen also received the Golden Steering Wheel for Advertising for the launch campaign for the new Golf.

Volkswagen Golf crowned Scottish Car of the Year 2013

Volkswagen Golf crowned Scottish Car of the Year 2013

Press releases   •   Oct 12, 2013 09:00 BST

Volkswagen’s best-selling family hatchback, the Golf, which went on sale in the UK in January and has since won a string of accolades, has added a new title to its name after winning both the Family Car and, for the first time, the overall prize at the 2013 Scottish Car of the Year awards. The award was presented last night at a ceremony held in Glasgow.

Volkswagen Golf triumphs at What Car? Used Car of the Year awards

Volkswagen Golf triumphs at What Car? Used Car of the Year awards

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2013 08:43 BST

The Volkswagen Golf has been named Used Car of the Year by What Car? magazine, Britain’s biggest car buyer’s guide. The 2010 Golf SE 1.4-litre TSI five-door model claimed victory in the Family Car class ‘over £6,000’ category, before going on to win the overall Car of the Year accolade. The Golf is no stranger to What Car? Used Car awards, having also won its class last year.

VW Amarok and Beetle Cabrio take honours at Auto Express awards #aeawards

VW Amarok and Beetle Cabrio take honours at Auto Express awards #aeawards

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2013 08:52 BST

Volkswagen has retained two awards at the Auto Express New Car Awards 2013, for Best Convertible and Best Pick-up, with victories for the Beetle Cabriolet and the Amarok. The awards, which were presented at a ceremony in London last night, recognise the best cars on sale today, as judged by the editorial team at Auto Express.

Volkswagen wins 20 Lions at Cannes Creative Festival

Volkswagen wins 20 Lions at Cannes Creative Festival

Press releases   •   Jun 28, 2013 14:39 BST

► Automobile brand awarded two Gold, six Silver and 12 Bronze Lions ► “The People’s Car Project” campaign from China and printed advertisements from Brazil take Gold ► Volkswagen takes more awards than any other automaker

UK team joins best of the best at Volkswagen's World Championship

UK team joins best of the best at Volkswagen's World Championship

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2013 08:34 BST

► Four top Network employees take part in the Volkswagen Retail Qualification World Championship (RQWC) international finals in Wolfsburg ► Representatives from Bristol, Lancaster, Hereford and Stowmarket fly UK flag

30 millionth VW Golf rolls off production line in Wolfsburg

30 millionth VW Golf rolls off production line in Wolfsburg

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2013 11:17 BST

As landmarks go, this is a pretty big one: the world’s 30 millionth Golf has rolled off the assembly line at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg – a new production record for the most successful European car ever. Production of the original Golf began in early 1974. Since then, statistically speaking, an average of over 2,000 people have purchased a new Golf every day for the past 39 years.

VW Passat Estate retains tow car crown

VW Passat Estate retains tow car crown

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2013 08:30 BST

Volkswagen’s Passat Estate has once again affirmed its place at the top of the towing tree, having retained its class title at the Tow Car Awards for the third year running.