27 September 2017
European Research Project L3Pilot is testing automated drive systems in eleven European countries
01 June 2017
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.
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.
19 May 2017
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.
17 May 2017
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.
11 May 2017
The latest pre crash system can detect danger behind the car. System for the first time uses Side Assist data as well.
09 May 2017
Wolfsburg – 'Autonomous driving' – a term currently generating more animated discussion than almost any other in the automotive world. It fascinates and polarises in equal measure. The fact is: automated driving functions increase comfort and often safety as well.
08 May 2017
Last week the Volkswagen brand recieved the award "Most Innovative Volume Brand" from the Center of Automotive Management (CAM). The established industry award was presented at a gala in Frankfurt to Stefan Gies, Head of Passenger Car Chassis Development at Volkswagen. In addition, Volkswagen recieved two further awards as the most innovative brand in the categories "Interface & Connectivity" and "Autonomous Driving & Safety".