Volkswagen Golf is one of the best selling cars in Europe. So when the car is spotted on an Indian street, one wonders what is it doing here, considering that it is not launched in India, yet.
Volkswagen Group with FAW-Volkswagen has inaugurated their new vehicle production plant in Foshan, Southern China. Constructed in just under two years, 1st phase production capacity is 300,000 vehicles per year. Production capacity will be doubled in the medium term.
Back in April 2013, Volkswagen Golf was spotted testing in India. The world’s most loved car could now launch in India. What was earlier interpreted as a clever test car deception, considering the new Octavia is expected here wasn’t all that it was dismissed for. Turning on your television now introduces you to a Volkswagen Golf TVC.
It is a historical moment for Volkswagen, as the 30 millionth Golf has rolled off the assembly line in Wolfsburg. This is the Mk7 TDI BlueMotion model, which marks the milestone. Starting from 1974, this means that Volkswagen has sold 769,230 units of Golf every year, 2,107 units every day, 87 every hour and 1.46 every minute!
Volkswagen Golf GTD with its diesel engine is expected to compete with the Golf GTI on a number of counts. Though visually there are no striking differences between the two except where its badges are concerned, GTD bears different wheels and a chrome strip underscoring its front grille.
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.