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  • Volkswagen Polo now available with turbo-petrol engine on mid-spec Comfortline trim Apr 15, 2021 04:14 PM IST

    Volkswagen Polo now available with turbo-petrol engine on mid-spec Comfortline trim

    The 3-cylinder turbo-petrol churns out 110 PS of power and 175 Nm of peak torque. The transmission, however, remains the standard 6-speed manual.

  • Here is how Volkswagen Taigun interiors will look like Apr 13, 2021 02:24 PM IST

    Here is how Volkswagen Taigun interiors will look like

    Volkswagen Taigun will be powered by a choice of two turbo-petrol engines. A diesel isn’t on the cards anymore thanks to the company deciding not to sell diesel engines in India.

  • Volkswagen, IG Metall strike wage deal Apr 13, 2021 01:10 PM IST

    Volkswagen, IG Metall strike wage deal

    The agreement covers about 120,000 Volkswagen employees. IG Metall had asked for a wage increase of 4 percent and last month dismissed Volkswagen's most recent offer of a 250 euros payment for the first half of 2021 and a wage increase of 1.2 percent for 2022.

  • Volkswagen T-Roc launched | Bookings, specs, features and price: Everything you need to know Apr 01, 2021 08:50 PM IST

    Volkswagen T-Roc launched | Bookings, specs, features and price: Everything you need to know

    Powering the T-Roc, too, is the same 1.5-litre motor that did duty the first time around. This turbo-petrol engine produces 150 PS of maximum power and 250 Nm of peak torque.

  • Joe Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck Apr 01, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    Joe Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck

    The $2 trillion infrastructure plan that he unveiled Wednesday is aimed at tackling climate change in part by spending up to $174 billion to encourage Americans to switch to cars and trucks that run on electricity, not gasoline or diesel. That is a large investment, but it might not be enough to push most Americans toward EVs.

  • Volkswagen to buy credits from Tesla in China to comply with environmental rules Apr 01, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    Volkswagen to buy credits from Tesla in China to comply with environmental rules

    China, the world’s biggest auto market where over 25 million vehicles were sold last year, runs a credit system that encourages automakers to work towards a cleaner future by, for example, improving fuel efficiency or making more electric cars.

  • We are keen on EVs and hybrids, but want more clarity on tax: Gurpratap Boparai, MD, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Apr 01, 2021 12:21 PM IST

    We are keen on EVs and hybrids, but want more clarity on tax: Gurpratap Boparai, MD, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India

    In an interview with Moneycontrol, Gurpratap Boparai, Managing Director, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India, shared his views on India's tax structure on cars, the future of older models such as the Polo and Vento and electric and hybrid vehicles. Edited excerpts.

  • Volkswagen Tiguan SUV facelift for India unveiled; launch expected soon Mar 31, 2021 06:02 PM IST

    Volkswagen Tiguan SUV facelift for India unveiled; launch expected soon

    The Volkswagen Tiguan is returning to the Indian market after almost a year and the new car will get not only cosmetic updates but new features as well as a new engine.

  • Why it is hard to find the humour in Voltswagen’s, sorry Volkswagen’s, April Fool’s prank Mar 31, 2021 04:45 PM IST

    Why it is hard to find the humour in Voltswagen’s, sorry Volkswagen’s, April Fool’s prank

    What is Voltswagen? And why is everyone upset about it?

  • Volkswagen SUVs | Taigun, Tiguan, T-Roc, Tiguan Allspace: All you need to know Mar 31, 2021 10:43 AM IST

    Volkswagen SUVs | Taigun, Tiguan, T-Roc, Tiguan Allspace: All you need to know

    Volkswagen is readying the introduction of four SUVs; one of which is the all-new Taigun. Here are all the details about these machines

  • Volkswagen hoaxes media with fake statement on name change Mar 31, 2021 07:19 AM IST

    Volkswagen hoaxes media with fake statement on name change

    Mark Gillies, a spokesman for Volkswagen, confirmed Tuesday that the statement had been a pre-April Fool's Day joke after having insisted Monday that the release was legitimate and the name change accurate.

  • Volkswagen confirms it will rebrand its US unit as 'Voltswagen' Mar 30, 2021 09:59 PM IST

    Volkswagen confirms it will rebrand its US unit as 'Voltswagen'

    The revised name takes effect in May and the announcement came after several outlets on Monday reported on a draft release mistakenly posted on the automaker’s U.S. website.

  • Volkswagen accidentally leaks plans to officially change name to ‘Voltswagen’ Mar 30, 2021 12:19 PM IST

    Volkswagen accidentally leaks plans to officially change name to ‘Voltswagen’

    Currently, the only electric model on sale in the United States is the ID.4 electric SUV. There are plans for the company to bring back the iconic microbus in an EV form, but that still a while away.

  • Volkswagen's India reboot plans don't include a hatchback. Here's why Mar 26, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    Volkswagen's India reboot plans don't include a hatchback. Here's why

    German giant hopes that the government will relook the definition of small cars and pave the way for a level playing field for all automakers; wants changes in the Sub 4-metre regulation that offers lower duty

  • Volkswagen Taigun to debut in festive season, take on Hyundai Creta Mar 24, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    Volkswagen Taigun to debut in festive season, take on Hyundai Creta

    Built on a localised version of the MQBA0 platform the Taigun is first of the many launches VW has lined up for India using the common platform

  • Volkswagen looks to electric vehicles, cost cuts for profit recovery Mar 16, 2021 02:18 PM IST

    Volkswagen looks to electric vehicles, cost cuts for profit recovery

    Volkswagen aims to more than double deliveries of electric vehicles to 1 million this year, it said, adding it would also apply a standardised platform model introduced for vehicle production years ago to software, batteries and charging.

  • Volkswagen discount offers: Up to Rs 1.78 lakh less on Polo, Vento Mar 15, 2021 12:11 PM IST

    Volkswagen discount offers: Up to Rs 1.78 lakh less on Polo, Vento

    Volkswagen’s offers are valid all the way through March and the discounts include cash as well as exchange and loyalty bonuses.

  • Volkswagen cutting 5,000 jobs till 2023, 900 employees to opt for early retirement Mar 15, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    Volkswagen cutting 5,000 jobs till 2023, 900 employees to opt for early retirement

    The job losses were intended to make a major contribution to managing the company's costs, the company said

  • Carmaker Volkswagen announces job cuts to finance its transition to electric vehicles Mar 14, 2021 09:06 PM IST

    Carmaker Volkswagen announces job cuts to finance its transition to electric vehicles

    Up to 900 employees would opt for an early retirement scheme while others would leave the company as part of a gradual halting of their activities, it said.

  • Containing COVID-19, Volkswagen expects strong rebound in 2021 Feb 26, 2021 08:12 PM IST

    Containing COVID-19, Volkswagen expects strong rebound in 2021

    Deliveries and sales, which were both hit in 2020 as carmakers were forced to idle production while demand briefly fell, are seen up significantly this year. In 2020, sales fell 11.8% to 222.9 billion euros, while deliveries dropped 15.2%.

  • Volkswagen to make decision on Bugatti in H1 - Automobilwoche Feb 21, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    Volkswagen to make decision on Bugatti in H1 - Automobilwoche

    British automotive magazine Car last year reported here that Volkswagen was on the verge of selling Bugatti to Rimac Automobili.

  • Volkswagen launches affordable editions of Polo and Vento Turbo at Rs 6.99 lakh and Rs 8.69 lakh Feb 16, 2021 03:05 PM IST

    Volkswagen launches affordable editions of Polo and Vento Turbo at Rs 6.99 lakh and Rs 8.69 lakh

    So far, the Comfortline trim was only available with the standard 1-litre naturally aspirated engine. The 1-litre turbo-petrol on the other hand churns out 110 PS of power and 175 Nm of torque over the standard 75 PS and 95 Nm. Transmission option is limited to a 6-speed manual.

  • Volkswagen explores flying cars in China Feb 09, 2021 09:10 PM IST

    Volkswagen explores flying cars in China

    China is the world's biggest autos market, and also accounts for the largest part of Volkswagen's sales.

  • Volkswagen looks to claim damages from suppliers over chip shortages Jan 24, 2021 09:11 PM IST

    Volkswagen looks to claim damages from suppliers over chip shortages

    Automobilwoche magazine reported that Volkswagen was in talks with alternative suppliers of semiconductors but there were concerns this could lead to higher prices.

  • From Volkswagen Vento to Jaguar XF facelift, these are the most-awaited sedans of 2021 Jan 22, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    From Volkswagen Vento to Jaguar XF facelift, these are the most-awaited sedans of 2021

    2021 promises to be an eventful year for the auto industry, even in India. We already got news that Tesla has confirmed its entry into India and Citroen is all set to mark its entry with the C5 Aircross. There is a host of other beautiful launches lined up.

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