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The story of “Volkswagen” start since October 1933.
May 28, 1937 was the formation of the company “Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens GmbH”, which 16 September 1938, got the name of the Volkswagenwerk GmbH. First Volkswagen plant was founded on may 28, 1938 near the town of Fallersleben.
1939 was marked by the release of 2 models V38s and V39s. They were introduced innovations such as door hinges of new design, increased door handle, the presence of 2 rear Windows in the cabin.
The first copies of the German “people’s car” made a splash. Wrote about it in the newspaper, admired and constructors and drivers in all countries. With a light hand journalists of the New York Times Volkswagen VW30 dubbed the “Beetle”, the resemblance was really great, and later the Volkswagen beetle became the second name of the car.
Today the products of the Volkswagen Group has become the standard German reliability and quality. 20% of all sold in Western Europe cars are its cars and trucks, known under five brands: Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, SEAT and Rolls-Royce and produced at plants located in 15 countries.
The new upcoming flagship model of the Volkswagen brand – Arteon – might be positioned not as simple VW CC successor, but also as a replacement for top trims of Volkswagen Passat. At least new Passat (particulary the US version) might get more styling cues from the coupe-shaped Arteon.2017-04-26
Jetta is not a simple sedan version of the Golf – it is a car one step closer to mid-size Passat. The new 2018 model year car is expected to have total redesign, features different styling. The interior is likely to mimic the one used in the latest generation Golf. The powertrain range will include only turbocharged units.2017-04-21
Great looking and good equipped new generation Passat based on lightweight MQB platform is on sale in Europe for more than a year. While US market version is still an old outgoing model. However, rumors suggest that new Passat will be an exclusive – different design and options only for the USA.2017-04-18
After the Dieselgate scandal, the reputation of VW in the USA is rather shaky. Maybe this is the reason why US market still has previous generation of Passat while there is a newer model for world market. However, things might change in the nearest future.2017-03-31
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan LWB is on its way to the market. The model is still in progress but we try to assume when to expect it on road.2017-01-25
VW plans to abandon diesel engines in the US because of the recent scandal. The company is blamed on cheating diesel emission tests. New VW policy is already being shaped.2016-09-14
Future VW multimedia system would control home security. This is the result of collaboration between auto company and LG. How useful is it? Let’s learn it.2016-08-06