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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...

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Volkswagen going after Bonneville speed record
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Volkswagen going after Bonneville speed record

Hot on the heels of its Pikes Peak triumph, Volkswagen has announced plans to take the BGC/C-class speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in August. It won't be using a Golf GTI for the attempt, and forget about the Arteon. The car chosen taking on the record run is – wait for it – a Jetta. You at the back, stop laughing! There's method to Volkswagen's madness...


2018 Volkswagen Jetta unveiled
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2018 Volkswagen Jetta unveiled

The new Volkswagen Jetta has made its debut at the 2018 Detroit motor show, but the sleeker-looking sedan is unlikely to grace Australian showrooms. Unlike the current car, the new Jetta is based on the MQB platform for front- and all-wheel drive cars with a transverse engine. The new sedan is one of the last mainstream models in the Volkswagen range to transition onto MQB...


Volkswagen produces 6 million cars in 2017
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Volkswagen produces 6 million cars in 2017

Volkswagen has broken its production record, building 6 million cars during 2017. With more than 50 plants spread across 14 countries, and boasts a model range with more than 60 cars worldwide. If you're still not quite sure of the company's scale, more than 150 million cars wearing the VW badge have rolled off the production line since the original Beetle was created...


2018 Volkswagen Jetta teased, Australian debut unlikely - UPDATE
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2018 Volkswagen Jetta teased, Australian debut unlikely - UPDATE

The next-generation Volkswagen Jetta sedan has been previewed via a sketch ahead of its debut next year. The sketch was first published by Motor1 after being revealed at a recent press event by Matthias Erb, chief engineering officer of Volkswagen's North American arm. Above and below: Undisguised Jetta prototype at Volkswagen's factory in Pueblo, Mexico...


2017 Volkswagen Jetta 118TSI Highline review
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2017 Volkswagen Jetta 118TSI Highline review

The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta still has some redeeming features, but is showing its age in the face of a rapidly changing small sedan market.


2018 Volkswagen Jetta spied undisguised
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2018 Volkswagen Jetta spied undisguised

The next-generation Volkswagen Jetta has been spied completely undisguised at the company's factory in Puebla, Mexico. These photos were first posted on by Autologia, although the Mexican website has since removed the article. If, as its seems, this is the new Jetta, the next-generation will have a sportier profile than today's sedan...


2015-2016 Volkswagen Jetta recalled for brake issue
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2015-2016 Volkswagen Jetta recalled for brake issue

Volkswagen has issued a recall notice for 266 of its Jetta sedans, due to a fault with the braking system’s vacuum pump. Affecting Jettas fitted with the 2.0-litre petrol engine, the German car maker reports that a drive cam within the vacuum pump may break, causing a loss of vacuum assistance when applying the vehicle’s brakes...


2015 Volkswagen Jetta Review
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2015 Volkswagen Jetta Review

Is it small? Is it medium? Perhaps the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta is just right?


Volkswagen Jetta update due in 2015, price changes expected
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Volkswagen Jetta update due in 2015, price changes expected

The slow-selling Volkswagen Jetta could soon receive a much-needed jab in the arm. The Jetta – which is essentially a mid-size sedan that sits separately to the Golf hatchback with higher pricing and varied equipment levels – has floundered this year, with sales dipping 35 per cent to the end of July...


Volkswagen admits after-sales service needs improvement
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Volkswagen admits after-sales service needs improvement

Volkswagen Group Australia (VGA) has admitted that it needs to resolve customer service issues more quickly, while committing to measures that will improve dealer engagement with buyers. “I do acknowledge that part of the challenges that we’ve had as we’ve increased our sales has been dealing from a customer satisfaction perspective,” told VGA managing director John White at the local launch of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 this week...


Skoda to be repositioned, models to become cheaper in Oz
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Skoda to be repositioned, models to become cheaper in Oz

Volkswagen Group Australia (VGA) managing director John White has admitted the company's decision to move Volkswagen pricing down in recent years has put pressure on sister brand Skoda, and confirmed that the situation will be addressed. White, however, also explained that the challenge now was to move Skoda further downward in the market, rather than alter Volkswagen’s positioning in this market...


Volkswagen Australia safety saga escalates
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Volkswagen Australia safety saga escalates

More than a week after Volkswagen Australia faced media reports claiming a dangerous loss of acceleration from owners of its vehicles, the company is reportedly now in talks with Germany to initiate a recall of DSG automatic transmissions. Fairfax Media first reported that several Volkswagen owners in Australia contacted them, saying they had experienced a sudden loss of power while driving, potentially causing a dangerous situation on the roads...


Volkswagen Jetta Review
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Volkswagen Jetta Review

The new Volkswagen Jetta is much more than a Golf with a boot...


Volkswagen Jetta Review & Road Test
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Volkswagen Jetta Review & Road Test

Dated, but still a great drive...


Volkswagen Jetta Review & Road Test
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Volkswagen Jetta Review & Road Test

The new Jetta is more than just a Golf with a boot.


2010 Volkswagen Jetta Review
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta Review

Volkswagen have today released its revised 2010 Jetta range featuring a new range of engines, trim and specification levels - as well as a competitive reduction in pricing - across the entire Volkswagen Jetta line up. CarAdvice this afternoon joined Volkswagen Group Australia for a drive day in Victoria's picturesque Yarra Valley wine region for a taste of what next year's Jetta has to offer...