`Iconic` VW Beetle electrical now gets an electrical makeover

A Southern California man is turning old Beetles into clean-running all-electric plug-in cars and is giving an electronic makeover to classic VW beetle.

No emails to Volkswagen workers: BlackBerry

Volkswagen’s email servers stop routing messages automatically by BlackBerry.

Sainz fights back with stage win

Carlos Sainz won the ninth stage of the cars section of the Dakar Rally on Tuesday.

Second rally stage success for Sainz, Despres

Defending champion Carlos Sainz of Spain, driving a Volkswagen, added a second stage win at the Dakar Rally in Argentina.

Brash youngsters ram car into truck in capital

Four youngsters, including three girls, travelling in a speeding Volkswagen hit a truck clearing debris in south Delhi Sunday morning.

Now a car with inbuilt electric scooter

Traffic snarls in cities need not cause much worry as a new car with an inbuilt electric scooter that flips and folds into the boot will allow commuters to zip through the congested streets.

Volkswagen cuts global market sales forecast: Report

Volkswagen revised its previous assumptions for global car market sales lower by 67 million vehicles for the period through 2018, Automobilwoche reported, citing a letter presented to VW`s top management.

No bigger stake for Volkswagen: Suzuki

Suzuki Motor Corp CEO Osamu Suzuki said on Thursday he would probably refuse any approach by German carmaker Volkswagen for a bigger stake in his company.

Suzuki aims to take stake in Volkswagen soon

Suzuki Motor Corp is keen to take a stake in Volkswagen AG soon, as the European automaker looks for shareholders willing to sell to Suzuki, the head of the Japanese firm said Friday.

Volkswagen`s Polo to come with customised features

German auto major Volkswagen on Monday said it will offer package options to customers of its soon-to-be launched small car Polo, which will include features like accessories, safety and sports.

Volkswagen unveils Rs 75 lakh Phaeton, to hit roads in March

Volkswagen unveiled its high-end luxury car Phaeton with sticker price of Rs 75 lakh.

Volkswagen to launch Polo sedan in India in H2 2010

Volkswagen to launch its Polo sedan model in India in the second half of 2010.

VW chief sees sunnier outlook for industry in 2010

The head of Volkswagen, Europe`s biggest automaker, forecast a slight uptick in sales in the sector next year driven by demand in China, Brazil and India, in an interview to be published Monday.

Volkswagen to end deal spree

Volkswagen is unlikely to make further strategic deals in the near future, its CEO signalled, suggesting an end to the company`s recent spree which included the taking of a stake in Suzuki.

Competition to heat-up as biggies gear up for small-car launch

Come 2010 and the small-car market is likely to witness intense competition with at least four new players set to launch their products in the market.

Volkswagen rolls out its first made-in-India car `Polo`

Volkswagen AG started production of its first compact car in India on Saturday, hoping to capture up to 10 percent of the country`s fast-growing automobile market within the next six years, the company said.

Volkswagen exploring joining hands with Suzuki Motors

German Automaker Volkswagen on Saturday
indicated it was exploring "areas of cooperation" with Suzuki
Motors in India for manufacturing smaller cars.

Volkswagen, Suzuki plan Rs 2 lakh car for India: Report

Volkswagen and Suzuki Motor plan to develop a new small car that would cost between USD 4,300 and USD 5,400 for the Indian market, following this week`s tie-up between the firms, an Indian financial daily reported on Friday.

Volkswagen to acquire 19.9% of Suzuki for $2.5 bn

Suzuki Motor Corp said Volkswagen will take a 19.9 percent stake in it for about 222.5 billion yen (USD 2.5 billion) as part of an alliance between the two automakers.

Finally, the Beetle hums into India!

German car-maker Volkswagen on Saturday launched its new vehicle christened the New Beetle in India.