German automakers, Volkswagen, are well known for introduction of innovative technology in the automotive sector. Enriching lives across the globe, the Volkswagen Group now gears up for opening of an IT development center in Pune.
Volkswagen displays its new XL Sport Concept at the Paris Motor Show powered by a Ducati Superleggera sourced V2 engine capable of 200 PS peak power at 11,000 rpm. Sharing many basic underpinnings with the limited production XL1, the XL Sport bears a racier stance due to a longer and wider body and extensive use of carbon reinforced polymer.
C-segment in India has received upgraded sedans very recently in the form of new Volkswagen Vento facelift and Skoda Rapid, with similar changes in powertrain and subtle revision in prices. Here is on-paper technical specification comparison of the aforementioned vs class leader Honda City and next on podium Hyundai Verna.
Volkswagen in India today launched its new technologically advanced Vento sedan available with a range of four-cylinder engines â€“ 1.6 MPI, 1.2 TSI and 1.5 TDI for improved power, performance and fuel economy.
Current week of September is one of most important this year, with 6 car launches lined up. Auto industry is so busy this week mainly because this is an auspicious time for buyers to purchase new cars.
Volkswagen Vento facelift will be launched on 24th September 2014, about a week before Skoda launches upgraded Rapid. Common denominators are slightly refreshed styling and first time DSG automatic transmission in diesel variant.
2014 Volkswagen Polo facelift version was recently launched with subtle renovation to the front fascia and minor touch ups all around. Succeeding which will be 2016 VW Polo, with extensive upgrade to the overall character.
Back in April this year, the news was revealed that Volkswagen is planning to set up its first car plant in Thailand. Now, a German magazine reveals that this new Thailand plant will be built at an investment of â‚¬1 billion (Rs 7,797 cr or $ 1.29 billion).