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The culmination of many months of research and development, Vagbremtechnic (VBT) is proud to reveal further details of its advanced front brake upgrade, one that blends some of Brembo’s most sophisticated calipers with suitably capable discs and the company’s own carriers, to create one of the most complete offerings currently available. Not only is the...

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VW To Put Focus On Customers

February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Volkswagen Group, based in Singapore, has recently appointed someone new to run things. Ricky Tay is his name and he had mentioned at the start of 2016 how he wanted to put the customers first. Initially, this just sounds like something a new managing director would say to please the company and their customers;...

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 Volkswagen at CES 2017

Volkswagen at CES 2017

January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

True to the slogan “We are always on.” Volkswagen is enabling visitors to experience its ideas about the mobility of tomorrow at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). In the age of digitalisation, it diverges from the classic relationship between customer and car to a new mobile community – intelligently connected and sustainably transported. The...

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Volkswagen will be celebrating the Golf GTI’s 40th birthday with thousands of fans at the 35th GTI Meet at Lake Wörthersee this weekend. The star of the festival will be the new Golf GTI Clubsport S, whose 310 PS make it the most powerful GTI ever. Also on hand will be the Golf GTI TCR...

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A cool spring evening. Nürburgring Nordschleife. Nevertheless temperatures are in the two-digit range. Warmed up, the car waits crackling in the pit lane. The new Golf GTI Clubsport S. 228 kW / 310 PS. Countdown. The mission: to write history. Today. With the fastest front-wheel drive production car to ever take on the most legendary...

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Volkswagen Motorsport Golf GTI TCR

March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The new Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR has the seal of quality in its name: 40 years after the launch of the first Golf GTI, the customer racing version also possesses the acronym that, since 1976, has been synonymous with the Wolfsburg-based car maker’s sporting character, powerful engines and maximum performance. Since it was first unveiled...

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VW Phideon

March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

VW is finally ready to replace the aging Phaeton in China with an all-new fullsize sedan which will be positioned above the locally sold Magotan, the VW Phideon. The all-new Volkswagen PHIDEON luxury sedan is making its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show. This innovative and luxurious four-door car is positioned above the Passat...

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1963 Volkswagen 23-Window Microbus With Trailer

February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Volkswagen Transporter debuted at the 1949 Geneva Auto Show, and by the time production ended in Brazil in December 2013, more than nine million had been built. Among the most desirable of these long-lived vehicles is the first-generation “split-window” Transporter, so-named for its two-piece windshield, which was produced from 1950 until 1967 and first...

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CO2 issue largely concluded

December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just a month after questions relating to the CO2 figures measured on some of the Group’s models arose, Volkswagen has largely concluded the clarification of the matter. Following extensive internal investigations and measurement checks, it is now clear that almost all of these model variants do correspond to the CO2 figures originally determined. This means...

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XL1: The Most Efficient Volkswagen Ever

July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The One Liter Car Volkswagen’s XL1 achieves the miraculous by providing its lucky driver with 235 mpg of fuel consumption. Yes, that does say 235 miles per gallon. No, that is not a misprint or a typo. Volkswagen has again achieved a huge breakthrough in car engineering, by designing this futuristic vehicle for the supremely...

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