11 07, 2019

VW Ends Beetle Production

By |2019-07-11T16:36:46+10:00July 11th, 2019|Car News by brand, VW News, AAA, Car News|0 Comments

After its multi-generational run as a brand mainstay and global automotive phenomenon, the Volkswagen Beetle is ending production. The final car produced by Volkswagen de Mexico’s Puebla plant—a Denim Blue coupe—will live on display at Volkswagen’s local museum in Puebla as a lasting tribute to the automobile’s rich and storied heritage. Volkswagen de Mexico will soon shift resources to [...]

3 07, 2019

Innovation and Engineering Center California: VW Type 20 Kombi Electric

By |2019-07-03T12:08:19+10:00July 3rd, 2019|Car News by brand, Electric Vehicles, SUV, Front Wheel Drive, VW News, SUV Large|0 Comments

Volkswagen Group of America announced a new name and expanded role for the former Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) today, and unveiled a unique vehicle concept that combines Volkswagen heritage with futuristic technology. The new Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC) will be the largest Volkswagen vehicle research facility outside Germany, and serve as the heart of an expansion of Volkswagen’s [...]

30 05, 2018

Tech Upgrades for 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

By |2019-06-29T22:01:06+10:00May 30th, 2018|Car News by brand, VW News, Car News Misc, AAA|0 Comments

Volkswagen Australia has under promised and over delivered with the MY19 version of its perennial Golf GTI. 180kw/370Nm 7-speed wet-clutch DSG Front differential lock Bigger brakes See our Golf GTI and GTI related reviews HERE Having stated its intent to release a GTI Performance Edition 2 in the third quarter of this year to follow 2017's sold out first [...]

28 05, 2017

2017 Volkswagen Arteon 206TSI R-Line

By |2017-05-28T09:12:01+10:00May 28th, 2017|Car News by brand, VW News|0 Comments

Volkswagen Group Australia today announces the full specification of its new passenger car flagship, the Arteon 206TSI R-Line. In addition to essaying an evocative new design direction, the Arteon bristles with a level of standard technology that, where it is matched by prestige brands, comes in expensive optional bundles. Volkswagen Australia's General Manager of Marketing and Product Ben Wilks says: [...]