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Volkswagen Multivan Black Edition on sale from $63,990

The Volkswagen Multivan Black Edition has landed in Australia, priced from $63,990 drive-away. Scheduled for a public debut this weekend at the Kombi Rally in Manly, NSW, the Multivan Black Edition is limited to just 230 units in Australia, and is pitched as a lifestyle offering in the largely utilitarian line-up...

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Well, it's goodbye to our long-term review of the 2019 Volkswagen Polo Launch Edition model. What does the team think of this new-generation offering? Find out here.


2018 Volkswagen Polo long-termer review: Introduction
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2018 Volkswagen Polo long-termer review: Introduction

Last year, we welcomed a perky little new-generation Volkswagen Polo Launch Edition to the CarAdvice.com garage. Note: At the time of shooting, some features were unavailable for the Australian Polo range. Since then options like navigation and the Active Info Display have become available on select variants in the line-up.  ...


Volkswagen and former CEO sued by SEC over Dieselgate
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Volkswagen and former CEO sued by SEC over Dieselgate

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen and Martin Winterkorn, its former CEO, for their role in issuing bonds while the company was trying to conceal the fact it had been selling vehicles with diesel emissions many times above legal levels. According to the SEC: "From April 2014 to May 2015, Volkswagen issued more than US$13 billion ($18...


Audi apologises for Dieselgate scandal, says it will “never happen again”
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Audi apologises for Dieselgate scandal, says it will “never happen again”

Audi chairman Bram Schot has publicly apologised for the company’s involvement in the “dieselgate” scandal that saw 11 million Volkswagen and Audi cars caught out cheating emissions regulations in the US and Europe – and has vowed that it will never happen again...


Volkswagen Golf Mk8 launching Q3 2020 in Oz
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Volkswagen Golf Mk8 launching Q3 2020 in Oz

Volkswagen Australia has confirmed it's still expecting the eighth-generation Golf range during the third quarter of 2020, following reports out of Europe its launch will be delayed due to 'technical glitches'. Speaking with CarAdvice, Paul Pottinger, communications boss for Volkswagen Australia, said regardless of the reported delays, the local arm should launch the next-gen Golf between June and August next year...


2018 Volkswagen Crafter recalled
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2018 Volkswagen Crafter recalled

Volkswagen Australia has issued a recall for certain models from 2018 Crafter van line, over concerns inaccurate information on vehicle labels could lead owners to carry loads that are in excess of the vehicle's capacity. The German manufacturer reports that the compliance labels on some 3550kg variants differ from production information and may state a Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) rating that is in excess of the vehicle's capacity...


Volkswagen Passat joins Victoria Police fleet
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Volkswagen Passat joins Victoria Police fleet

Police in Victoria will soon have turbocharged all-wheel-drive power to track down high-speed crooks, with the 206kW Volkswagen Passat about to join the ranks – ending decades of Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore patrol cars. More than 250 Volkswagen Passat sedans and wagons will be rolled out across the Victoria Police fleet as a mix of general duties, unmarked, and highway patrol vehicles...


2018-19 Volkswagen Polo recalled
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2018-19 Volkswagen Polo recalled

Volkswagen Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 and 2019 model-year Polo range over concerns affected vehicles could have faulty handbrakes. The German brand reports "the adjuster nut for the handbrake lever can loosen", which could prevent the handbrake from being fully applied...


Volkswagen Group now planning to launch 70 electric cars by 2028, up from 50
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Volkswagen Group now planning to launch 70 electric cars by 2028, up from 50

Volkswagen Group's leadership has announced a ramping up of its already ambitious electric vehicle plans at its 2019 annual press conference. The German automaker now plans to launch 70 new electric cars by 2028, up from the 50 it had previously committed to. It now predicts it will make 22 million electric vehicles in the next decade, up from the previous forecast of 15 million...


2018-19 Volkswagen Golf recalled
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2018-19 Volkswagen Golf recalled

Volkswagen Australia has recalled the 2018-19 Golf, over concerns about the rear seat bench. According to the company, the welded connection of the rear-seat bench might not be correctly connected. In an accident, there's a risk the rear seat headrest won't be fully effective, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant...


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Deals on Wheels: What are the top 10 brands offering?

New vehicle sales in Australia have been receding for 11 successive months – compared to the corresponding month in the previous year – which after four years of sales records tumbling has come as a bit of a shock to the system. Headwinds like the overall slowing economy, weak house prices in NSW and Victoria, looming finance sector reform, the drought, and of course the imminent federal election are all playing funny buggers...


VW T-Roc R: Why Australia misses out on the hot hatch SUV
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VW T-Roc R: Why Australia misses out on the hot hatch SUV

Here’s another car to add to the list of those that won’t be heading to Australia anytime soon due to our lower-grade fuel. The Volkswagen T-Roc R is effectively a Golf R hot hatch on stilts, but Australians will have to admire it from afar because it’s potent 2.0-litre turbo engine has not been calibrated to run on our premium unleaded...


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2020 Volkswagen Golf spied
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2020 Volkswagen Golf spied

The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf has been snapped once again by photographers, this time during cold weather testing on the snowy roads of Europe. Compared to the basically undisguised vehicle spied recently, this prototype is wearing a full body wrap, though the overall silhouette and lighting units are visible...


2019 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Core review
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2019 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Core review

Volkswagen cuts back the frills and trims the pricing on the Amarok V6 to create the Core. But has too much goodness been stripped out to make it less than the bargain it appears?

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2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line Edition headed to Geneva
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2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line Edition headed to Geneva

Volkswagen has revealed the Passat R-Line Edition ahead of its debut at the Geneva motor show next week, essentially a top-shelf launch variant that gets the full suite of new features on offer. Based on the revised 2020 Passat range revealed earlier this month, the R-Line Edition is limited to 2000 units globally, and is only available in wagon form...


Jetta: Volkswagen launches new entry-level brand in China
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Jetta: Volkswagen launches new entry-level brand in China

The new entry-level Jetta brand plans to have 200 dealerships across China by the end 2019, and will also use "innovative sales formats", including digital showrooms, a presence in shopping malls and mobile sales trucks. The Jetta brand will target value conscious buyers who typically prefer local brands. When sales start, the Jetta range will consist of one sedan and two crossovers...


2020 Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI revealed
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2020 Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI revealed

The Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI has been revealed ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which kicks off early next month. Under the bonnet, this model features a 4.0-litre turbo-diesel V8, which has been tuned to deliver 310kW of power and 900Nm of torque...


2020 Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled
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2020 Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled

The Volkswagen T-Roc R has been revealed this week ahead the 2019 Geneva motor show, featuring the company's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine tuned to deliver 221kW of power and 400Nm of torque. This is channelled to the ground via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, and an all-wheel drive system...