As the name suggests, the Vento and Polo get new paint schemes for a sporty look.
The final say will depend on a number of agreements from the current shareholders that include the likes of the Camel Group, battery specialists from China, as well as China Dynamics, reports suggest, Porsche might still have a say in Bugatti despite the sale.
Blames lack of infrastructure, low price point; other carmakers are meanwhile racing ahead to develop affordable EVs in a market that is yet to see demand pick up. Only 3,400 electric passenger vehicles were sold in India in FY20, 6% less than the previous year
MD of Volkswagen Group’s India businesses Gurpratap S Boparai said restricting imports from China is difficult to implement and not practical.
“Elon Musk delivers results that many thought was impossible. They show that you can be profitable with electric cars."
An Instagram account called CocheSpias managed to grab images of the car and true to the coupe style, the Tiguan X features a heavily raked roofline along with major changes to the rear of the SUV.
The case came to the EU court after an Austrian court handling a claim by the Austrian consumer association VKI on behalf of 574 owners of manipulated vehicles had sought to establish if it had jurisdiction on the matter.
As part of the facelift, the Tiguan gets an all-new grille, refreshed headlamps and a sportier bumper for the front. At the back, a new set of tail lamps have been installed and the Tiguan bade now plastered on the tailgate while the bumper gets a slight tweak.
Puebla, where the German automaker and its luxury brand unit Audi have major plants, said last week it is not ready to reopen its automotive sector due to concerns about the coronavirus.
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Volkswagen’s first batch of 1,000 units for India have all been purchased within 40 days of the SUV being launched.
Argo, founded in 2016 by Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander, is now jointly controlled by Volkswagen and Ford Motor Co , which made an initial investment in Argo shortly after it was founded.
The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting in Anchorage, Alaska, was a victory for Utah's Salt Lake County and Florida's Hillsborough County. The counties sued Volkswagen for causing excess diesel emissions harmful to the environment and could in theory seek billions of dollars in damages.
The firm is poised to buy 50% of Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Holding, the parent of EV partner JAC Motors , for at least 3.5 billion yuan ($491 million)
The court in Braunschweig was hearing charges of stock market manipulation against CEO Herbert Diess, as well as non-executive Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch.
Under the #VWellnessIndia programme, company's 137 sales and 116 service stations will be covered across the country, Volkswagen India said in a statement.
Sales of passenger cars in China were above year-earlier levels in the last week of April, Volkswagen executive Juergen Stackmann, who is responsible for passenger car sales and marketing at the Volkswagen brand, said on Wednesday.
In international markets, Volkswagen uses the R suffix for the more powerful T-Roc, but media reports suggest that the company will use GT because customers in India relate it more to performance.
Encouraged by a fall in infection rates, Germany eased lockdown rules and carmakers are relying on the country's ability to trace and contain the coronavirus to put Europe's largest economy back to work.
Volkswagen said negative fair value impacts from commodity derivatives and currency effects hit the first quarter 2020 result by 1.3 billion euros.
The German automaker said the temporary emergency furloughs for its production and maintenance workforce are expected to last no more than four weeks.
The maker of Polo and Vento aims to double multi-brand used car sales to 20,000 units this year.
Launched at an introductory price of Rs 19.99 lakh, T-Roc is the first all-new model by VW in India this year.
The T-Roc, just like the Tiguan Allspace, will come to India via the CBU route under the 2,500 car import rule.
The T-Roc, just like the Allspace, will come to India via the completely built up (CBU) route under the 2,500 car per year import rule. The company is however just offering a single, fully loaded variant of the T-Roc in India