Volkswagen

Volkswagen is a German automaker founded in 1937. It is the flagship marque of the Volkswagen Group and is the largest automaker worldwide.

Used car safety in the spotlight

When it comes to buying a used car, safety ranks well down the list for most buyers. However, a new campaign to change that attitude has been launched in the UK.

PSA’s ‘real world’ tests reveal MPG flaws

PSA Group has fulfilled a promise to publish ‘real world’ fuel consumption tests for its cars – and revealed the glaring inaccuracy of the industry-standard tests.

June down but record 2016 for car sales

New car sales declined in June, for only the second month in more than four years. However the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), which compiles the figures, is indicating that the results are in line with expectations and pointing to a record first six months of 2016 for the market. Referendum uncertainty may be a factor Registrations of UK new cars were down 0.8 per cent in Jun...

UK Government – ‘only VW cheated tests’

A UK Government investigation into the emissions levels of new cars has concluded that only Volkswagen used a ‘defeat’ device’ to falsify emissions tests.

VW targets SUV growth with new Tiguan

Volkswagen intends to become a much bigger player in the SUV market in coming years and leading the first offensive is the all-new Tiguan.

Geneva – the best of the rest

As we come to the close of the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, we look at some of the other unveilings not yet featured from this busiest of European motor events.

Geneva Show – VW breezes to more SUVs

Revealed at the Geneva show, the T-Cross Breeze is said to be a teaser for a production model which would become the smallest of a widened VW SUV range.

Volkswagen ups the appeal of city car

Volkswagen will unveil a facelifted version of its up! city car at the Geneva Motor Show. The all-new up! will have an upgraded 86bhp TSI engine.

What is the future of diesel cars in the UK?

The Volkswagen Affair has cast a spotlight on diesel cars and their pollution, and led to calls for diesels to be banned. But what's it really all about?

Fuel economy: real-world vs. official figures

One of the biggest complaints drivers have about their cars is poor fuel economy, or more specifically that the car uses a lot more petrol or diesel than the manufacturer advertises. We explore why drivers can't match laboratory fuel consumption figures.

Volkswagen Golf GTE review

The Volkswagen Golf GTE is more sensible in the real world than the fully-electric e-Golf, and for company car drivers the tax savings will appeal.

The best-selling cars of 2015 so far

How do internet searches compare to actual car sales? Automotive broker and leasing company OSV looks at the ten best-selling cars so far in 2015, and compares them with the internet search results. Some answers are as expected, but some may surprise you (sponsored post).

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