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Electric Volkswagen Kombi caught on camera wearing a disguise

The fully electric Volkswagen Kombi of the future is a step closer to reality, with spy photos out of Germany revealing an early test mule disguised as a regular Volkswagen Transporter van. While at first glance it looks like a VW Transporter with wide tyres, closer inspection shows it has a lower and wider stance, with fender flares helping accomodate a wider footprint...

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan price and specs: Mid-size SUV hit with price rises for new look, more tech

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan price and specs detailed Updated styling and technology for the brand's mid-size SUV Three grades with four petrol and diesel engines Priced from $39,690 plus on-roads, with price rises up to $4700 Pricing and specification for the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan has been announced, ahead of its staggered showroom arrival commencing in mid-March...

2022 Volkswagen ID.6 leaked online

New images of the upcoming Volkswagen ID.6 have leaked online, ahead on an expected 2022 launch. The photos – posted to spy website Cochespias earlier this week – give the best look yet at the full-size all-electric SUV. Many design traits appear to have carried over from the ID...

2021 Volkswagen Amarok and Crafter: Seikel off-road accessory range due second half of 2021

The 2021 Volkswagen Amarok will soon be available with a range of off-road accessories in Australia from the second half of this year. Volkswagen Australia has confirmed it plans to introduce a new range of off-road-focused accessories, badged under the Seikel brand, on certain Amarok variants, with available add-ons such as suspension lift kits, snorkels, rock sliders and underbody protection...

2022 Volkswagen Golf R could get 245kW 'Plus' flagship

The new-generation 2022 Volkswagen Golf R could soon be in line for an additional 10kW power boost. A section in the new Volkswagen Golf's British owners' manual – shared across the entire range, from base to performance R models – lists 'technical data' for all engines offered with the small car, from the entry-level 66kW 1...

Volkswagen and Audi merge operations in Australia

Volkswagen and Audi will soon be managed from under the same roof, with the two companies announcing they will combine operations in Australia. While most Volkswagen Group brands – which include Bugatti, Bentley, Lamborghini, and Porsche – are traditionally run as separate entities, this latest move means local decisions about the company's most popular passenger vehicles will be centralised...

Toyota regains lead as world's top-selling car maker, ends VW's four-year run

Japanese car giant Toyota and its affiliated brands – Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino – regained the top automotive sales spot globally in 2020. Toyota's 2020 result ended a four-year run at the top of the charts by the Volkswagen Group – which includes brands such as Audi, Skoda, Seat, Porsche, Bentley, Lamborghini, Bugatti and Scania and MAN trucks...

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX, ID.5 electric performance SUVs confirmed for 2021 reveal

Volkswagen will triple the size of its electric SUV range in 2021, with the brand confirming the arrival of two new, sports-focused mid-size models. Hidden in a press release detailing Volkswagen's fleet-wide CO2 emissions output in 2020 is confirmation it will launch two new electric SUVs in 2021, alongside the previously-revealed ID.4: the ID...

Volkswagen Polo Harlequin: colourful classic revived

The Volkswagen Polo Harlequin has been revived in the Netherlands as a one-off, in celebration of the eccentric and quirky car's 25th birthday. The limited-edition Volkswagen model was launched in 1995 as a promotional stunt, and featured multi-coloured body panels in Flash Red, Ginster Yellow, Pistachio Green and Chagall Blue. Powered by the optional 1...

Volkswagen Group faces $157 million fine for narrowly missing CO2 target – report

Volkswagen Group may be issued a fine of more than €100 million (AU$157 million) for missing its European fleet emissions target by 0.5 grams per kilometre in 2020. Despite cutting the average CO2 output of its vehicles by approximately 20 per cent last year, the European Union could still issue the penalty to Volkswagen Group for failing to miss its assigned target, news outlet Reuters reports...

2021 Volkswagen Polo facelift spied with minimal camouflage – UPDATE: Rendered!

UPDATE, 17 January 2021: Following new spy images that emerged last week, Russian website Kolesa has created a set of renderings previewing what the (fully) un-camouflaged Volkswagen Polo facelift will look like. Up front, a pair of Golf-inspired headlights sit above a revised lower fascia, while at the rear reshaped tail-lights and a restyled 'diffuser' headline the (albeit minor) changes...