2020 Volkswagen Passat facelift revealed, here before year's end
Volkswagen has revealed the updated 2020 Passat range this week, sporting a range of equipment and technology upgrades in addition to minor design revisions.
While it may not look all that different, the Passat has received a raft of new assistance and infotainment technologies to re-assert it as a flagship model in the Volkswagen stable, after being knocked down a rung or two by the related Arteon and larger Touareg SUV.
Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in could hit Australia in 2018
The updated Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid (PHEV) is still high on the company's wishlist for Australia, but we shouldn't expect to see it here before 2018 - if it's confirmed for our market at all.
Speaking with CarAdvice this week, general manager for corporate communications at Volkswagen Australia, Paul Pottinger, confirmed the local arm is still working on bringing the sporty plug-in hybrid EV hatch Down Under.
Volkswagen Australia looks to offer EV and PHEV cars by 2020
Volkswagen Australia is likely to offer electric and plug-in hybrid models here within the next few years, according to managing director Michael Bartsch.
The German brand is pushing ever more heavily into the development of EV and PHEV models globally, but as yet offers nothing along those lines in our market.