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2011 Volkswagen Eos at LA Auto Show

The 2011 Volkswagen Eos coupe cabriolet has been officially unveiled today at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. Set for release in mainland Europe in mid-January 2011 (with UK and US launches to follow in March, and Australia in the second half of 2011), the revised design brings the Eos into line with the rest of the Volkswagen line-up...

Volkswagen Golf Electric Car (Blue-e-motion)

A Volkswagen Golf Electric car? Yes, please. This is what the future holds. One of the world's most popular cars is going full-electric and with the  might of the Volkswagen Group behind it, it will be a force to be reckoned with. The Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion electric car will initially be available as a five-door, five-seater driven by a single electric motor housed in the usual front engine compartment...

Volkswagen Golf Cabrio to be reintroduced in 2011

Volkswagen has confirmed it will produce a Volkswagen Golf Cabrio variant and says it will be made at the Osnabrück plant in Germany during the first half of 2011. In a recent press release, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen, said: "Over the decades, some of the most beautiful models in the automobile world have left the assembly line in Osnabrück...

Volkswagen Transporter Single Cab now available

Volkswagen has announced the launch of the new Volkswagen Transporter Single Cab. The new single cab shares the same platform as the Volkswagen Transporter van, whilst offering a large rear tray for heavy loads. The Single Cab also comes with Volkswagen's fuel efficient 2.0-litre TDI engine offering 103kW of power...

Volkswagen Amarok handed International Pick-Up of the year award

Volkswagen's first ute has picked up an award at the recent International Van of the Year ceremony. The Volkswagen Amarok was awarded International Pick-Up Award 2011, the first of such category. A team of 23 judges from across the world took part in the selection process who all noted the Volkswgen Amarok's 'effortless off-road abilities’ as well as offering class-leading on-road comfort and handling...

Volvo plans new entry level car to rival Volkswagen Golf

Volvo has announced it is planning to develop a new entry-level Volvo to run up against the Volkswagen Golf. The new car will be based on the Volvo C30. Volvo's new CEO Stefan Jacoby, spoke in London recently outlining the Swedish maker's new plans. He said the new car “will be a derivation of the C30, a Golf competitor"...

Volkswagen Polo GTI at 2010 AIMS

Size certainly doesn't matter when it comes to little hot hatches. The new Volkswagen Polo GTI is now using a tiny 1.4-litre engine mated to a seven-speed dual clutch DSG transmission but it's faster and almost 25 percent more fuel efficient than its predecessor. They 1.4-litre engine makes use of both turbo and supercharging technology to deliver 132kW whilst using just t 6...

Volkswagen Amarok at 2010 AIMS

Have you been looking forward to a proper Ute from the Germans for a while? Has the overwhelming choice of Japanese and American utes left you wanting something a little different? Well then, here it is, the all-new Volkswagen Amarok. The Volkswagen Amarok is destined for Volkswagen showrooms early next year but before it makes it here officially you can find one at the Sydney motorshow...

2011 Volkswagen Eos gets Golf GTI 155kW engine

Volkswagen has just announced the new Volkswagen Eos model year 2011 release which comes with an upgrade in the engine compartment. The new Eos is now available with the same 2.0-litre TSI Volkswagen Golf GTI engine. The engine is known as a potent yet fuel efficient turbocharged four-cylinder outputting 155kW of power and 280Nm of torque...

2011 Volkswagen Beetle spy shots

Recent spy shots have emerged showing the new 2011 Volkswagen Beetle wearing very little camouflaging. The car appears to use a similar side profile to the Volkswagen Ragster Concept car unveiled a few years ago. Sporting a lower 'chop-top' roof design the new Beetle will mimic shapes more oriented to the original Beetle...

Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion drives 2458km on single tank of fuel

Volkswagen has been entered into the Guinness Book of Records after completing the mother of all fuel economy runs and breaking the production car, single-tank economy record in a Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion. The car was driven by Gavin Conway from The Sunday Times who drove the distance using just 77.25 litres of diesel...