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Golf GTI TCR opens for order

22 February 2019

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR opens for order in the UK

The race car-inspired Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is now open for order in the UK, with a starting price of £34,135 RRP OTR for the 290 PS flagship of the GTI range.

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The New Passat

06 February 2019

Premiere at Geneva: the new Passat will be the first Volkswagen to offer partially automated driving at cruising speed

Production record for the debut of the new Passat: the bestseller will pass the 30 million mark this spring. This makes it the most successful mid-size model worldwide. One thing is certain: the 30 millionth Passat will come from the progressively enhanced 8th generation.

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T-Cross opens for order

05 February 2019

Volkswagen T-Cross First Edition opens for order

Volkswagen is today announcing the launch of the T-Cross First Edition – the initial iteration of the brand’s practical new compact SUV. This exclusive First Edition model is reserved for the first 250 UK customers of Volkswagen’s newest model, and appears ahead of the full T-Cross range opening for order in March.

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Elli - Electric Life

31 January 2019

Electric Life: Volkswagen subsidiary Elli offer Volkswagen Naturstrom® throughout Germany

Elli (Electric Life) supplies 100 percent CO2-free Volkswagen Naturstrom® to private households and small businesses with and without electric vehicles

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ID. R Nürburgring-Nordschleife

19 January 2019

Volkswagen ID. R electric race car: Volkswagen sets sights on electric record on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife

Unique sports car spearheads Volkswagen’s electrification strategy as ambassador to the future family of electric production vehicles

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Sports
E-Golf Zipcar 250,000 electric miles

11 January 2019

Volkswagen e-Golf Zipcar UK Fleets Travels over 250,000 electric miles

Volkswagen’s partnership with car sharing club Zipcar UK has already delivered over 250,000 miles of stress-free, zero-emission driving in London, with almost 10,000 Zipcar UK members having used the fleet for more than 50,000 trips.

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Volkswagen Power Supplier

08 January 2019

Volkswagen to become a power supplier

The Volkswagen Group is establishing a Group company for energy offerings and charging solutions – underlining its strategic goal of becoming a leading provider of sustainable mobility. Elli Group GmbH with headquarters in Berlin is to develop products and services connected with energy and charging for the brands of the Group. 

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Innovations
Sixteen awards for Volkswagen in 2018

03 January 2019

A cabinet of awards: another bumper year for Volkswagen

Last year proved to be another successful year for Volkswagen’s passenger cars, with numerous awards presented to much of the brand’s line up, and the promise of continuing success into 2019.

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Awards
Volkswagen Tesco PodPoint partnership

30 November 2018

Volkswagen and Tesco partner for EV charging revolution, powered by Pod Point

Volkswagen and Tesco are proud to announce the development of the largest UK retail electric vehicle (EV) charging network, powered by Pod Point. The world’s largest vehicle manufacturer and the UK’s largest fuel retailer will roll out more than 2,400 EV charging bays across 600 Tesco stores within the next three years.

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Innovations
World Premiere of the new T-Cross

25 October 2018

World premiere of the all-new T-Cross: Volkswagen expands its family of SUVs

Volkswagen presents its new T-Cross, the company’s first small SUV. This new model will soon be debuting in the markets of three continents with its combination of style, practicality, flexibility, connectivity and economy, and setting new standards for its class as it goes. The urban crossover model reveals itself to be an ideal companion in everyday life and beyond.

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