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new polo

16 June 2017

Volkswagen unveils the new Polo in Berlin

The new Polo has arrived! Volkswagen is presenting the completely redesigned generation of this best-selling car at a world premiere today in Berlin.

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Car launches Polo
Polo

13 June 2017

Volkswagen offers first look at the new Polo

New edition has charismatic design, increased interior space and numerous technological highlights.

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Innovations Polo
Golf GTI

02 June 2017

GTI International hits 30 this weekend

Knebworth Park, September 1988. For the first time the GTI International festival celebrates all things Volkswagen and, in particular, the iconic Golf GTI.

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Events
Arteon illuminates bends before driver steers into them

01 June 2017

The new Volkswagen Arteon – part 4 “Active Lighting System”

There are fractions of a second which matter at night: a section of winding country road, a bend in a residential area with poor road lighting – and there might be an obstacle in the dark somewhere ahead. The Arteon is the first Volkswagen to offer a dynamic cornering light with new predictive control functionality. The LED dual headlights illuminate the upcoming bend up to two seconds sooner: before the vehicle is even steered into it. The Arteon's new lighting system develops these 'corner sensing' powers by networking with the front camera and the navigation system.

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Innovations
GTI

24 May 2017

Volkswagen premieres at largest GTI meet

Today is the start of this year's GTI meet at Lake Wörthersee (24 to 27 May). Around 200,000 fans will again make the pilgrimage to Kärnten for the unique festival.

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Events
Golf GTI Award

24 May 2017

Volkswagen Golf GTI is Autocar readers champion

Volkswagen's iconic Golf GTI has been named the Readers' Champion in a huge online poll by influential automotive title Autocar.

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Awards Golf
Electric Golf GTI

24 May 2017

Wolfsburg apprentices present first GTI that also features electric drive system at Wöthersee meeting

Tomorrow (Wednesday) a very special Golf GTI is to make its world debut at the Wörthersee meeting. 13 apprentices from Volkswagen and Sitech are waiting anxiously as they will be presenting the first GTI that also features electric propulsion: the Golf GTI First Decade.

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Innovations
up! GTI

19 May 2017

World premiere of a new GTI: First up! GTI is a tribute to the original GTI

With the up! GTI, Volkswagen is building a bridge that spans four decades: when the first GTI was launched in the 1970s it democratised access to fast roads around the world – especially the overtaking lane of German motorways. Where large saloons and expensive sports cars had previously set the pace, the new compact Volkswagen suddenly stirred up the field.

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Innovations
Arteon

18 May 2017

The new Volkswagen Arteon - part 3

"ACC" in the Arteon is able to integrate speed limits and bends for the first time. Predictive assistance system uses camera and navigation system.

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Innovations
Golf GTI

17 May 2017

Updated GTI performance and new Evo engine join the comprehensive Volkswagen Golf line up

Volkswagen’s updated Golf features one of the most comprehensive engine line-ups of any model in the UK. Now the potent 245 PS Golf GTI Performance and keenly anticipated new 150 PS 1.5-litre TSI EVO engine are available to order and, together, they bring high performance and further frugality to the burgeoning Golf range.

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