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Introduced last year in the international motor show in Sao Paulo compact “SUV” Volkswagen Taigun took the direction of the conveyor.
Volkswagen chief designer Klaus Bischoff convinced that the trade version of the model Volkswagen Taigun, which received a lot of good reviews of experts and ordinary motorists to be on the “shelves” in the near future. Thus the representative of the brand was of the view that the new product should be sold not only in South America but also in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »
The smallest car company Volkswagen – compact car up! – Got into the Guinness World Records. Volunteers volunteered to participate in the experiment, set the world record for number of people who fit into this car.
Just a car fit 16 people, seven were in the rear seats, four seats in the front, one on the front panel, two on the floor and two in the trunk. They had had to close all doors and windows, start the engine and sit in the salon for ten seconds – exactly as it is necessary that achievement was officially recognized by the Guinness Book of Records.
The public debut of compact-car VW Read the rest of this entry »
American representation of the Volkswagen announced the recall of 168.3 thousand vehicles equipped with a two-liter diesel engines. In these engines was found to be defective fuel injection systems, which can lead to leakage of fuel and as a consequence – to self-ignition vehicles, reports Automotive News.
Under service campaign got Sedans Volkswagen Jetta 2009-2012 model year, the hatchback VW Golf 2010-2012 model year cars and Audi A3 2010-2012 model years. Because of the inconsistent injectors in engines of these cars fuel line gets the extra workload and time warp, which can lead to leakage Read the rest of this entry »
From January next year, pick-up Volkswagen Amarok will be available in the European market version with eight-speed automatic transmission.
The new transmission will be available for pick-up truck equipped with all-wheel drive and two-liter bi-turbo diesel engine capacity of two liters, developing 180 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. In conjunction with the package of technologies BlueMotion, which include the tires with reduced rolling resistance, as well as the system “start-stop” and to recover energy during braking, fuel economy car with “automatic” lower than a similar Read the rest of this entry »
Volkswagen Phaeton flagship sedan next generation will hit the market in 2015, said the publication Car.
The car will be built on a new aluminum modular platform, codenamed VW631, which stands for development at Audi. This chassis provides the possibility of installing a hybrid power plant and power units of large volume. Also for the “Phaeton” in VW could use an all-aluminum body.
According to the magazine Car, Volkswagen Phaeton, the future really will be in the range of the hybrid version. Also the car can be ordered with four-cylinder units and the high performance eight-cylinder Read the rest of this entry »
Suzuki has explained the reasons for going to discontinue the partnership with Concern Volkswagen, signed in December 2009. In a press release stating that the co-operation is meaningless for the Japanese automaker, as well as damages to his independence.
The main purpose of signing a framework agreement on cross-ownership of shares for “Suzuki” was getting “technical achievements concern Vlokswagen», said in a news release. Later, however, the Japanese realized that “due to a minor part (of 19.89 per cent) of the Volkswagen Group in the equity Suzuki», will not have access Read the rest of this entry »