|VOLKSWAGEN'S TURBOCHARGED 1.8-LITER ENGINE NAMED TO '2015 WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES' LIST|
|• Now powering the 2015 Golf 1.8T, the EA888 turbocharged and direct-injection engine is honored on the coveted list for the second consecutive year|
Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce today that the Volkswagen EA888 1.8-liter four-cylinder TSI® engine has been named to WardsAuto World magazine's '2015 10 Best Engines' list. Powering the all-new 2015 Golf 1.8T, Volkswagen's turbocharged and direct-injection engine was selected from among 37 competito...[Read more...]
|TWENTY YEARS SINCE VOLVO MADE ITS DEBUT IN THE BTCC WITH THE 850 ESTATE|
|It is now 20 years since Volvo marked its return to the racetrack – with an estate! The venture would lead to many successful years in the BTCC – including an overall victory in 1998. 'When I signed up for Volvo and TWR around Christmas 1993, I didn't know about the estate plans,' says Rickard Rydell. 'If I'd known, I would probably have hesitated. It was lucky I didn't know!'
Volvo's Back on Track project was tangibly launched in April 1994, when two liveried Volvo 850 estate cars rolled up ...[Read more...]|
|50 YEARS OF CARS THAT HAVE GOT SWEDEN AND THE WORLD ROLLING|
|Over the course of 50 years, Volvo's Torslanda factory has produced more than 6.8 million cars that have rolled out across the world. Models such as the Amazon, P1800 and 240 have become a part of Sweden's cultural heritage, and models such as the XC90 and S80 are set to do the same in future. Here you can see a cavalcade featuring some of the models that have rolled out of the Torslanda factory over the past five decades.
A Volvo Amazon was the first model to emerge from the ...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF THE GOLF AT THE NEW YORK AUTO SHOW|
|The most successful European car of all time turns 40
◾More than 30 million Golf models have been sold worldwide
◾Car went on sale in Europe in May 1974, was sold in the U.S. from December that year as the Rabbit
◾Seventh-generation Golf GTI goes on sale in June in the U.S., with Golf TDI® and TSI® models arriving at dealerships in August
Herndon, VA — The most successful European car of all time turns 40 this year. More than 30 million Golf models have been sold since the car went...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN GTI AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN NAMED TO U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT'S '2014 BEST CARS FOR THE MONEY'|
|Herndon, VA – Two Volkswagen vehicles have earned spots on U.S. News & World Report's '2014 Best Cars for the Money' awards list: the GTI and the Jetta SportWagen. The title 'Best Upscale Small Car for the Money' has been awarded to the 2014 GTI, and the 2014 Jetta SportWagen has been named 'Best Wagon for the Money.'
'Known for their exceptional performance, practicality and value, the GTI and Jetta SportWagen are strong competitors in their respective segments,' said Michael Horn, Pr...[Read more...]|