For the Volkswagen Passenger Car brand, the new 7th gen Golf that debuted in 2012 is one of his exemplary works. Walter Maria de Silva, Head of Group Design of Volkswagen AG has been awarded the medal for special services to Bavaria in a united Europe.
On the occasion, Volkswagen Motorsport India and JK Tyre Motorsport invited 25 children from Smile Foundation at BIC, giving the youngsters an opportunity to see the Polo R Cup racecar, race control room, interact with Polo R Cup drivers, and go around the India’s F1 track. Volkswagen Polo R Cup 2013- Paid Drives were scheduled for 13th May too wherein drivers took 5 laps around BIC in TSI or TDI race cars.
For their buyers in the UK, Volkswagen will now be offering Passat sedan with a 1.4L TSI and R-Line trim, thus taking the total number of trims on offer to 5 each in saloon and estate variants. The 1.4L TSI takes the place of 1.8 liter TSI engine, though offering the same 160 PS power output. Fuel economy is at 45.6 mpg (16.14 kmpl) while CO2 emissions are at 144 g/km.
Volkswagen India 19% sales decline for April 2013 with 4700 cars sold. 2013 YTD Volkswagen India sales stand at 21,300 vehicles as compared to 26,200 vehicles delivered in the first 4 months of 2012. Globally Volkswagen passenger car deliveries stand at 5.3% growth for YTD 2013 with 1.91 million vehicles having reached customers.
Severe constraints in respect to their Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) is causing Volkswagen to recall a large number of vehicles in Japan, The company has announced they will be recalling a total of 91,000 units following reports that these have not been performing upto mark.
Volkswagen Q1 flat share in passenger car markets. Investments of VW Group continued in new production facilities, new products and a fresh model range. Sales across the globe increased 5.1% YoY to 2.4 million vehicles during the Q1 2013 period.
Volkswagen concept Design Vision GTI for racing with 503 PS. What debuts at Wörthersee is a Golf concept, which has been widened and comes with a 3.0 liter TSI V6 powerplant.
Volkswagen Polo connects with India through car and motorsports. Taking Polo off the road and onto the race track is the Volkswagen Polo R Cup 2013. Keen enthusiasts now have a choice drive the TSI powered Volkswagen Polo R Cup car on the Buddh International Circuit with a paid drive
Volkswagen Golf GTI Often copied. Never equalled ad plays to Frank Sinatra’s My Way. . Keen fans can create their own video clips via an interactive video stream on the new GTI’s digital platform.