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2020 Volkswagen California Beach confirmed for Australia

The updated Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 range will touch down in Australia during the third quarter of 2020, spearheaded by the California camper. Full details about the T6.1 Transporter range are yet to be revealed, but thus far we know the updated van will pack significantly more technology than its predecessor...

2021 Volkswagen 'T7' Multivan/Caravelle spied

The next-generation Volkswagen Multivan people mover has been spied during cold weather testing in Sweden. Compared to today's Multivan and Caravelle (pictured at the bottom of this article), the new model has a longer front overhang. While this was obvious in earlier development mules, which used body panels from the current T6...

2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied

Photographers have snapped a development prototype believed to be an early mule for the next-generation Volkswagen T7 during testing in Europe. The German automotive giant has only just started releasing the various members of the updated T6.1 family, which includes the Caravelle, Multivan and Transporter, but the next iteration is on its way already...

2020 Volkswagen California T6.1 revealed

The facelifted Volkswagen California T6.1 has been revealed in full for the European market, ahead of its debut at the Caravan Salon show in Düsseldorf later this month. Like the revised T6.1 Transporter, Multivan and Caravelle family, the new California gets tweaks to the front grille, headlights, bumpers, and fog-lights. There's new alloy wheel designs as well...

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...