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World Rally Polo in the dirt

24 February 2016

Title number 12 in the WRC - Volkswagen sets its sights on the manufacturers championship in Great Britain

Mud, mud, glorious mud – Volkswagen has big plans at the Rally Great Britain in Wales.

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Awards Polo
Yellow e-up on the road

22 February 2016

World premiere of the new Volkswagen up! at the Geneva Motor Show

Wolfsburg/Geneva, March 2016. The smallest Volkswagen is becoming yet more colourful and sharper still. At the end of May the second series of the up! will be launched in Europe – with newly designed body panels, new colours, new wheels, new individualisation options, new equipment, a completely redesigned interior, a new infotainment system and an outstanding new engine that offers a significant boost in performance and torque. 

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Car launches up!
Volkswagen Showroom under blue sky

22 February 2016

Geneva International Motor Show 2016

Two models take centre stage for the Volkswagen brand at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. First, the new edition of the up! city car: this will soon be appearing on the market with a new engine option, an impressive variety of extras and improved smartphone integration. Second comes a fascinating concept car which will enliven the compact car class as a trendy, affordable SUV.

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Innovations
Polo over the hill rally championship in the snow

15 February 2016

Third crown in Sweden: Ogier/Ingrassia win with Volkswagen

Wolfsburg (14 February 2016). Four wins in a row at the only winter rally in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC): Volkswagen won the Rally Sweden through Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and remains unbeaten on ice and snow with the Polo R WRC. For Ogier and Ingrassia, this latest victory was the third success in four years at this classic rally and their 34th in total.

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Sports Polo
Touran R-Line on the road

12 February 2016

Volkswagen Touran Sports Eye-catching New R-line Styling

Volkswagen is bringing more than a dash of sports style to the MPV class with the announcement of the new Touran R-Line.

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Sports Touran
Rally Winning Team Race Podium Volkswagen

25 January 2016

Third "Monte" Victory In A Row: Ogier Wins Opening Round of the WRC, Mikkelsen Second

Wolfsburg (24 January 2016). One-two at the “Monte”, the third in a row for driver, co-driver and team – Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) enjoyed a magnificent success at the Rally Monte Carlo. Their team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) finished runner-up to complete a Volkswagen one-two and round off a dream start to the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). 

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Sports