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January 12, 2018

Sporty 2018 Passat GT to Debut in Detroit

Volkswagen has revealed the 2018 Passat GT special model, a sportier version of the sedan with a base price of $29,090.

August 15, 2017

VW Opens Assembly Plant in Algeria

Volkswagen has opened the vehicle assembly plant as part of its joint venture with SOVAC S.P.A. to produce a lineup of VW models.

February 27, 2017

Blog: Model-Year Versus Calendar-Year Terminology

One challenge to global fleet management is adjusting to different fleet terminology for different regions. One example is the difference between the use of “model-year” and “calendar-year” in describing the year of a fleet vehicle.

January 28, 2017

VW's Annual Commercial Vehicle Sales Increase 11.4%

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles sold over 480,064 vehicles to customers worldwide in the 2016 financial year, an 11.4% over the previous year.

January 7, 2017

Volkswagen Recall Addresses Antilock Brakes

The recall covers more than 135,000 vehicles in the 2009 and 2010 model years.

July 26, 2016

Volkswagen Recalls Four Models for Child Locks

The recall includes 5,658 2016 model-year CC, Golf R, Tiguan, and e-Golf vehicles.

February 23, 2016

VW Launches Transporter Chassis Cab in the UK

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced the launch of its latest evolution of its Transporter Chassis Cab.

December 21, 2015

Siemens Adds VW Transporters to UK Fleet

Siemens is renewing its UK fleet with Volkswagen Transporters. The new contract will see 20 Transporters join Siemens’ growing wind turbine engineering support team as part of the firm’s ongoing growth in the sector.

November 3, 2015

MAN Adds Light Commercial Van to Lineup

MAN Truck & Bus is teaming up with Volkswagen to add a new light commercial van to its product lineup, making the German-based company a full-range supplier offering commercial vehicles between 3 and 44 tons.

August 24, 2015

VW India Marks Record With Shipment to Mexico

Volkswagen India has shipped its 1,00,000th car built for Mexico. The Volkswagen India in Chakan, Pune, production facility achieved this milestone in less than two years.

August 14, 2015

Volkswagen Recall Tied to Air Bag Connection

The 420,000-vehicle recall addresses a potential electrical connection problem that can prevent the driver’s front air bag from deploying.  

June 11, 2015

VW Introduces California Camper Van in Germany

Volkswagen has introduced its new California camper, based on the recently introduced sixth-generation Transporter.

April 16, 2015

Volkswagen Recalls Routan for Ignition Switch

The switches are at risk for unexpectedly moving out of position and disabling safety systems in the event of a crash.

April 7, 2015

Feds Probe Safety of Volkswagen Passat, CC Sedans

NHTSA’s office of defects investigation has received nine reports claiming problems with the steering column control module.

March 24, 2015

VW Reveals Concept for Sixth-Generation Transporter

Ahead of its official world premiere on April 15, 2015, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has revealed a sketch of the sixth-generation Transporter.

November 17, 2014

Volkswagen Introduces Transporter Kombi Doka Plus Van

The Volkswagen T-range is entering the new year with an additional Transporter version. The Transporter Kombi Doka Plus spans the divide between pure commercial vehicle and comfortable passenger car, according to the automaker.

August 11, 2014

Volkswagen Recalls Tiguan, Routan Vehicles

The Tiguan recall affects 151,389 SUVs at risk for stalling, while the Routan recall concerns 18,526 minivans that may have faulty ignition switches.

March 27, 2014

Manheim Shows Value of Partnerships at New Service Center

Manheim recently opened a new service center in Riverside, Calif., taking over a former newspaper printing plant. The result has been a boon for the auction, its partners, and the community.

January 13, 2014

VW: Mid-Size SUV 'On Its Way' to U.S.

Volkswagen plans to introduce its mid-size sport-utility vehicle in the U.S. in 2016, its global CEO announced at the Detroit auto show where it brought a concept version.

January 15, 2013

Volkswagen Shows Diesel Plug-in Hybrid Crossblue Mid-Size SUV Concept in Detroit

Volkswagen said it developed the vehicle specifically for the U.S. and Canadian markets, and that if it goes into production, it would fit between the Tiguan and Touareg in VW’s lineup.


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