Tag: VW

VW stops offering heat pump on all ID models globally and the Q4 e-tron in Canada

Due to ongoing semiconductor shortages, Volkswagen has chosen to stop offering the heat pump on all of its electric vehicles, which affects all the ID models the company offers worldwide. Going forward, any new vehicles produced will do without the heat pump and the affected customers will be offered the choice to not accept the car or accept a discount on the final price of the car. We reached out […]

Volkswagen up! GTI taken off sale in the UK

Big news, the popular little up! GTI has been taken off sale here in the UK this morning with the order books officially closed. Customers are now unable to order a brand new version of the car, with the word from VW that the car has hit the order limit. The German car company hasn’t said when the car would be back on sale, but it is now only available […]

Turns out, the new VW ID Buzz is pretty darn safe

The new Volkswagen ID. Buzz is pretty safe, as reported by the latest Euro NCAP testing conducted this week. The all-electric bus was one of 11 cars tested in December to achieve a full five star rating, with an over 90% rating for passenger occupants, both adults and children. However, due to its slab sided van like design, which it can’t really get away from – the ‘vulnerable road users’ […]

Volkswagen ID. Buzz now rolling out to customers in Germany

As of yesterday, Volkswagen in Germany is now rolling out the first deliveries of the new ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo to customers. This comes after around six months since VW started taking pre-orders and both versions are now available at all VW dealers throughout Germany. Just this week, the first customer received their ID. Buzz in Hanover, which was a white ID. Buzz Cargo. The customer was a […]

As of 2024, VW will only sell EVs in Norway

Volkswagen has announced that by 2024, it will only be selling electric cars in Norway. VW has chosen to do this ahead of of any regulations in the country forcing the company to sell nothing but EVs. Nothing like this has happened yet in Norway, but considering the way everything is going and the fact that the ban on new combustion powered cars has already been scheduled here in the […]

Volkswagen announces new Golf R 20 Years, its most powerful Golf to date

It’s been twenty years since Volkswagen unveiled the fourth generation Golf R with its 3.2-litre V6 and four wheel drive. To celebrate this iconic birthday, VW is paying homage to the first car the R performance division worked on. The new Volkswagen Golf R 20 Years has been announced, becoming the most powerful Golf has produced to date. While there isn’t a V6 crammed into the new Golf R 20 […]

New Volkswagen ID. Buzz priced from £57,115 in the UK

Volkswagen announced the all new ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo earlier this year in March, but the company has finally revealed the pricing structure for the upcoming electric minivan. Pre-orders will take place between now and 30th June and it’ll go on sale in July. Potential customers will need to put a deposit of £2,000 down between now and 30th June to secure a slot, however this is only […]

New Volkswagen Caddy California now on sale in the UK

Volkswagen has recently put the new Caddy California on sale here in the UK, the latest baby model to join VW’s California line of official campervans. The Caddy California, like the other models shares its base upon the commercial van of which it shares its name. The Caddy California comes as standard with a fold out bed, retractable mini kitchen which includes a single-burner hob and an integrated gas bottle. […]

Volkswagen was the best selling brand in Europe last year

In 2021 Volkswagen was the best selling car manufacturer in the Europe with 1.08 million sold in 2021, compared to Peugeot who were in second place, with 649,514 sales in the same period. In third place was Toyota with 615,142 cars sold which was a price of 9.1% following the year previous, when the company was in eighth place. Elsewhere, Toyota is the best selling brand in the US last […]

Volkswagen discontinues Passat saloon, but estate version still offered

Volkswagen has taken the decision to discontinue the saloon version of the Passat, with only the Estate remaining on sale. The company has said that sales of the newer Arteon are higher and sales of the Passat Estate are higher too. Customers can now no longer order a brand new one and production ceased in December 2021. The Passat was last refreshed in 2014 with a new one expected in […]