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VFACTS May: Post-Budget Shock Hits Passenger Sales, Sub-Light Segment Dives, Corolla On Top

Australian New Car Sales, VFACTS May: Mercedes-Benz And Jeep Crack The Top Ten

The heat has eased in the Australian new car market for now, with VFACTS figures for May revealing another drop in sales...

Jun 4, 2014 (2 years ago)
Skoda Citigo No-Go For Australia

As VW Up Goes Down, Citigo Stays Out Of Town

Skoda Australia has ruled out the tiny Citigo for Australia, with local head Michael Irmer saying that the num...

May 8, 2014 (2 years ago)
Volkswagen Twin-Up Concept Debuts In Tokyo, With XL1 Powertrain

Volkswagen Twin-Up Concept Debuts At Tokyo Motor Show, Featuring XL1 Plug-In Hybrid Diesel Powertrain

Volkswagen has taken the powertrain from its XL1 plug-in hybrid and fitted it to the Up! as a concept for the Tokyo Moto...

Nov 21, 2013 (2 years ago)
Volkswagen Up! SUV Moves Closer To Production: Report

Volkswagen Buggy up! SUV Concept Likely For Production: Report

Volkswagen's up! first appeared in SUV form as the Buggy concept at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. And, of course...

Jul 3, 2013 (2 years ago)
Motoring Clubs Annual Running Costs Survey: Mirage And Alto On Top

Motoring Clubs Annual Running Costs Survey: New Cars Getting Cheaper

Results from the annual Vehicle Operating Costs survey - conducted by Australian motoring bodies including the RACV and ...

Jun 27, 2013 (2 years ago)
Audi Planning e-tron Version Of Volkswagen's Electric Up Hatch: Report

The Volkswagen Group is reportedly preparing a new version of its e-Up! light car, this time a premium model for the ...

Apr 29, 2013 (3 years ago)
Volkswagen Reveals Electrified E-Up, On Sale In Europe Next Year

Volkswagen E-Up Revealed In Production

Volkswagen has revealed a new pure-electric version of its Up city car, ahead of a public debut at September’s ...

Mar 15, 2013 (3 years ago)
Volkswagen Group Commits To Euro Target Of 95g/km Average By 2020

Volkswagen Group Targets 95g/km Fleet Emissions Average By 2020

The Volkswagen Group has pledged to meet the European Commission’s (EC) target of 95g/km average CO2 emissions ...

Mar 6, 2013 (3 years ago)
High-riding Volkswagen Up Crosses From Concept To Production

Volkswagen Cross Up! Revealed, Australian Debut Unclear

One of Volkswagen's quartet of Up-based 2012 Geneva concepts has made the transition to production reality this w...

Feb 11, 2013 (3 years ago)
TMR 'Best Buy' Contenders For 2012

Australia’s Best Cars? Car Of The Year? TMR’s Contenders For ‘Best Buy’ For 2012

So, of all the cars released onto the Australian Market in 2012, which will make The Motor Report’s list of Top...

Dec 18, 2012 (3 years ago)
Volkswagen Up Gets CNG-fuelled Eco Model For Europe

Volkswagen has revealed a new European-market 'Eco' version of its versatile Up city car, fuelled with Compre...

Dec 7, 2012 (3 years ago)
Volkswagen Adds Capped Price Servicing Incentive For Up City Car

Volkswagen Up Gets Capped Price Servicing For Australia

Volkswagen has dipped a toe in the capped-price servicing waters with a program that, for now, focuses on the new Up ...

Oct 23, 2012 (3 years ago)
ANCAP: 5 Safety Stars For Tiny VW Up And Full Opel Range

ANCAP 5 Star Crash Safety Rating For Opel Range, Volkswagen Up

A new round of crash testing by the Australian New Car Assessment Program has seen 5-Star safety ratings handed down ...

Oct 5, 2012 (3 years ago)
Volkswagen Up GT Coming In 2013

Volkswagen Up GT Sports Flagship Due In 2013

A sporty new version of Volkswagen's tiny Up city car will hit the scene in 2013, the carmaker's development ...

Oct 2, 2012 (3 years ago)
Volkswagen Up On Sale In Australia, Enters At $13,990

Volkswagen Up Launched In Australia, Priced From $13,990

Volkswagen's lilliputian Up city car has hit Australia this week, creating a new $13,990 (plus on-roads) entry po...

Sep 18, 2012 (3 years ago)
Volkswagen Considering Up! And Polo-based SUVs: Report

Volkswagen Up! And Polo Could Become Crossover SUVs: Report

A German newspaper has described two new Volkswagen SUVs as "certain," but comments from a company spokespe...

May 8, 2012 (4 years ago)
Volkswagen Up! Awarded 2012 World Car Of The Year

Volkswagen's Up! Lands 2012 World Car Of The Year Ahead Of Australian Debut

Volkswagen’s baby Up! city car has beaten some exotic favourites to be named the 2012 World Car of the Year. ...

Apr 7, 2012 (4 years ago)
Volkswagen Commits To 2013 Golf EV Debut: Report

Volkswagen Golf EV To Arrive In 2013: Report

Volkswagen has commited itself to putting an all-electric Golf in VW showrooms by late next year, giving the German a...

Mar 14, 2012 (4 years ago)
VW Setting Four New Up! Concepts Upon Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen is sending four new showcar versions of its new Up! city car to next week's Geneva Motor Show, adoptin...

Mar 2, 2012 (4 years ago)
Volkswagen Up! 5-door Revealed, Aus Debut Could Be Confirmed This Week

Volkswagen Up! Five-door Revealed Ahead Of Australian Debut

Fans began guessing at this one when a high-riding concept appeared in Frankfurt last year, and Volkswagen confirmed ...

Jan 24, 2012 (4 years ago)
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