8 May 2013
Volkswagen Golf adds more awards to trophy cabinet, courtesy of Telegraph Motoring and Diesel Car Magazine
Volkswagen launched its seventh-generation Golf in January this year, and since then the new car has scooped a few hefty accolades including the European and World Car of the Year awards.
15 April 2013
Triumph on the Algarve, two Volkswagen drivers on the podium: Sébastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia (F/F) have won the Rally Portugal ahead of Mikko Hirvonen (Citroën) and their Volkswagen team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN).
28 March 2013
The new Golf just keeps on winning: an international expert jury today named the bestseller from Wolfsburg ‘World Car of the Year 2013’. The globally sought-after prize was awarded at the New York International Auto Show. The ‘World Car of the Year’ title is a further milestone in the growing list of awards for the Golf.
10 January 2013
Volkswagen’s compact city car, the up!, has retained its small car crown at the What Car? awards. The accolade was presented last night at a prestigious event held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
30 November 2012
Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn receives honorary Doctorate in recognition of ‘Innovation- and Technology-Driven focus’
The President of Technische Universität München, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Herrmann, yesterday presented the CEO of Volkswagen AG with the honorary academic title of ‘Dr. Ing. e.h.’.
6 December 2012
The new Volkswagen Golf has claimed its first award – the inaugural and prestigious accolade of ‘All the car you’ll ever need Car of the Year’ in the TopGear Magazine Awards 2012 – a month before it is even on sale in the UK.
18 October 2012
Volkswagen has once again been honoured with two class victories in the What Car? Used Car of the Year awards. The Passat Estate won the Estate car category, while the Golf hatchback claimed the Small Family used car award.
12 October 2012
Volkswagen’s city car, the up!, which went on sale in the UK in January and has since won a string of accolades, has added a new title to its name after winning the Compact category at the 2012 Scottish Car of the Year awards. The award was presented at a ceremony held in Glasgow on Friday 12 October.
11 October 2012
Volkswagen has claimed the award for selling the most-secure cars for the third year in a row, having won not only a number of category titles, but also the top accolade for the best car manufacturer at the British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards (BIVSA), presented today by Thatcham, the Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre, in Berkshire.
2 October 2012
The Volkswagen Jetta Sport 2.0-litre TDI DSG has been crowned The Caravan Club Towcar of the Year for the second year in a row, setting the record for the first car in the 30-year history of the competition to secure the accolade in consecutive years.