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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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ThyssenKrupp Carbon Components and Maxion Wheels have established a cooperation agreement to develop and market innovative new ultra-lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber hybrid wheels for the premium vehicle OEM market. The combined expertise of ThyssenKrupp, a leading global automotive components supplier and innovator in carbon fiber applications and lightweight materials, with Maxion Wheels, the world’s...

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The broad and diverse line-up of the Volkswagen brand, which ranges from the family-friendly MPV to the highly passionate concept car, is the central theme of today’s press conference at the Geneva International Motor Show. Along with the newly conceptualised Touran and the updated Sharan, the Wolfsburg-based company is presenting the new Passat Alltrack. In...

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Hauling A Super Bowl Party In A VW Golf

January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Few things stir up the passions of VW fans more than a sporty station wagon and playoff football. To celebrate the Super Bowl and the debut of Volkswagen’s 2015 Golf Wagon, VWPartsVortex.com took some time to calculate how many chicken wings the new Golf Wagon can hold. The answer? A lot – over 22,000 wings...

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Connected Golf

January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

At CES, Volkswagen is also showing the maximum networking potential of the car in the form of the Connected Golf. This e-Golf, which will be equipped with the latest generation (MIB II) infotainment system, will incorporate an enormous range of apps, smartphones and tablets via its progressive interface management system. With online-based functionality, its various...

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Volkswagen XL Sport Concept

October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

There has never been a sports car like the XL Sport concept being showcased by Volkswagen in a world premiere at the Paris Motor Show. A car that uncompromisingly furthers the development of the lightweight sports car in its very essence. A 270 km/h driving machine based on the XL1, the most efficient car of...

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How VW will conquer the World by 2018

July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

How VW will conquer the World by 2018 – created by the team at Car Loan 4U...

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This year marks a significant milestone in the history of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles: sixty years ago, the first ever right-hand drive Transporter arrived in the UK. Simple, cleverly engineered and more practical than anything else on the road at the time, the T1 marked the start of a revolution in the commercial vehicle industry. Today,...

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