Volkswagen

Peugeot 208 is now more popular than the Volkswagen Golf in Europe

The Peugeot 208 is now the most popular car in Europe, overtaking the previous raining champion, the Volkswagen Golf. The Golf has been at the top spot since 2007 but has since dropped, with Peugeot selling 177,203 more cars than VW did with the Golf in 2022. The 208 saw 206,816 sales last year, which is a 5% improvement than that of 2021. 11.3 million new cars were sold in […]

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 […]

VW raises prices for the all-electric ID.4 in the US

Volkswagen has informed future customers of the all-electric ID.4 SUV that the car will be seeing a price increase in the US, which will be affecting most reservation holders. However, not all customers will be affected – just the vehicles assembled after the 4th January. VW is making some other changes, including changes to the battery supplier and and end to the current reservation system. One of the main changes […]

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 will be making an electric Golf for the ninth generation

The current Volkswagen Golf wasn’t expected to stick around for that long, as it was well understood that VW was planning on replacing it with the ID.3 in the coming years. However, Volkswagen boss, Thomas Schafer has said that in the future, there is room for the all electric ID.3 and a future all electric Golf to co-exist. Schafer has said that the Golf will have an all electric model again […]

Electric vehicles in the UK will be required to pay road tax from 2025

The UK government has today announced that from April 2025, owners of electric vehicles will be required to pay road tax. The chancellor Jeremy Hunt has mentioned that this change will make the road tax system “fairer” than it is now. For a long time, owners of electric vehicles have been exempt from paying vehicle road tax, which is currently £165 per year. The original idea was to encourage more […]

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 […]

Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo available to order now, prices from £46,621

The all new Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo is available to order now with prices from £46,621 in the UK. The new all electric van is based on the existing ID. Buzz multi purpose van/people mover and is aimed at businesses. The base model has plastic bumpers and strips away unnecessary additions, pay more and get extra paint options, wireless CarPlay and such lavish items as a reversing camera. The base […]

Volkswagen reports it has now had 12,500 pre-orders for the new ID. Buzz

Today, Volkswagen has hit an important milestone for the upcoming ID. Buzz. The company has reported that it has now had 12,500 pre-orders for the all electric vehicle, around 6,000 of which are for the ID. Buzz Cargo. Volkswagen CEO, Carsten Intra spoke to Automobilwoche and said that delivery estimates are now sitting at around 6 months time, with the first deliveries happing in March 2023. Intra also mentioned that […]