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2003 Volkswagen Golf, Passat, Transporter recalled for airbag fix

Volkswagen Australia has initiated its recall for 2003 model-year Golf, Passat and Transporter vehicles for potentially faulty airbags. UPDATE, 23/5/19: The original version of this article stated that this is a Takata-related airbag recall. This is not the case. In this instance, the faulty inflators were manufactured by TRW despite the similarities in condition...

Volkswagen EOFY drive-away deals announced

Volkswagen Australia has announced a slew of end-of-financial-year sales across the range, with the Golf and Amarok getting the most attention. Until June 30, buyers can nab drive-away pricing for the entire Golf range, with the Trendline starting at $24,990 drive-away, the Comfortline at $29,990 drive-away, the Highline at $36,990 drive-away, and finally the GTI hot hatch at $48,990 drive-away...

2020 Volkswagen Transporter debuts

Volkswagen has followed the reveal of its new Multivan with details about its new T6.1 Transporter panel van and dual-cab pickup, set to arrive locally in the first quarter of 2020. As with the already-revealed Multivan facelift, the freshened-up Transporter features an updated exterior with squarer headlights, a new grille design, and sportier-looking bumpers...

2020 Volkswagen Transporter, Multivan, Caravelle revealed: Australian launch next year

Volkswagen has given its Transporter van a new look, with a fresh grille more closely aligned to models like the Touareg, a sportier looking bumper design, and squarer headlight units which flow directly into a new side badge and indicator element. Out the back there's LED driving lights integrated into the redesigned tail-lights graphics...

Volkswagen Polo, Transporter recalled for Takata airbags

Volkswagen Australia has commenced the first part of its Takata airbag recall, issuing a notice for the previous-generation Polo light hatch and Transporter van across various model years. This particular recall involves the MY07-09 Polo (A4) and MY08-15 Transporter, with 4253 units and 13,717 units affected from each model line respectively...

Volkswagen and Skoda initiate Takata recall

Volkswagen Group Australia has initiated its recall for over 100,000 vehicles across various model lines fitted with faulty Takata airbags, as part of the Australian Government's mandatory safety recall that requires all defective inflators to be replaced by 31 December 2020...

Apple, Volkswagen collaborating on autonomous Transporter - report

Apple is reportedly working with Volkswagen to design and build a self-driving electric van to transport its employees between its Silicon Valley campuses. According to The New York Times, the self-driving car will be based on the chassis of the Volkswagen Transporter. Apple is working with Italdesign, a Volkswagen subsidiary, to design the vehicle...

Volkswagen Transporter gets petrol power in Europe, under consideration for Oz

The Volkswagen Transporter has received two new petrol engine options in Europe, after previously being available in diesel form only. Likely a response to slowing demand for diesel-powered vehicles in Europe, the German van now gets the choice of the company's 2.0-litre TSI turbo petrol engine, available in two states of tune depending on the transmission chosen...

Volkswagen Transporter gets tippy truck conversion, and our inner child wants one

We all love a trusty Volkswagen Transporter. And who doesn't love a tippy truck? Well, a UK firm has developed a new tipper body cab chassis variant of the popular Volkswagen Transporter, uniquely combining two things we have a soft spot for...

Volkswagen Caddy, Crafter, Transporter get standard AEB in UK, Australian upgrades coming

Volkswagen has become the first commercial vehicle manufacturer to fit autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as standard equipment on all its vans, which includes the Caddy, Crafter and Transporter. All vans in the German company's range will benefit from the fitment of front assist and city-speed emergency braking as standard equipment, beating competing brands like Mercedes-Benz...

Volkswagen recalls several models for safety fix

Volkswagen has issued a recall for several models lines across the 2016 and 2017 model years over concerns the airbags and seatbelt tensioners may not deploy correctly in an accident. The 340 vehicles affected include the popular Golf, Tiguan and Passat, along with commercial models like the Multivan and Amarok...