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New VW Passat GTE goes on sale in Ireland

The new Volkswagen Passat GTE has gone on sale in Ireland, starting from €42,495. It has a 156hp 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine with an 85 kW / 115 hp electric motor, which offers a combined 218 hp and 440 Nm

Volkswagen T-Roc R to land in Ireland early 2020

Volkswagen’s new T-Roc R is set to arrive in Ireland in early 2020 and is priced from €53,750. The new compact SUV has 300hp and 400Nm of torque from the 2.0-litre TSI engine. 0-100km/h is 4.8 seconds. The T-Roc R

Putting the new R in Volkswagen

Lap times on Saturdays and school runs during the week is what the performance brand ‘Volkswagen R’ purports to represent the sportiest models in the Volkswagen portfolio. Since 2002, the R models have been at home on race tracks throughout

New eco Transit Custom Hybrid without range anxiety

Ford is the first manufacturer to deliver plug-in hybrid technology for zero-emission driving capability to the 1-tonne van segment, with the innovative new Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid. The new Transit will be available in Ireland from November and the PHEV

Volkswagen unveils their new all-electric ID.3  

Volkswagen announced in May that it would launch its new ID.3 at the Frankfurt International Motor Show, and it has. The ID.3 is the first fully electric production car of the all-new ID model family and it will go on

New VW Golf with hybrid powertrain option

The new generation Volkswagen Golf will be available with a 48-volt mild-hybrid power train, when it’s launched later this summer and and should goon sale here by the year-end. It will be equipped with a 48V belt starter generator and

VW gives first glimpse of new California camper

The first sketches and details of the keenly anticipated new VW California 6.1 have been released. The big reveal shows that Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has further refined the iconic campervan which sold 1,235 in the UK in 2018. The living

All-new T-Cross available in Ireland this April

The all-new Volkswagen T-Cross will go on-sale in Ireland this April, with prices starting from €22,495.

VW expands EV dealer network

Volkswagen’s Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) retailer network is expanding significantly and following the addition of eleven new BEV enabled retailers to the Volkswagen network at the end of 2018, 50 per cent of the Volkswagen network are now enabled to

VW renews EcoGrant offer with scraping of older vehicles

Volkswagen Ireland tells us that it is encouraging the uptake of the latest generation, lower-emission new cars, hand-in-hand with the removal, of older, Euro 1-4 emissions standard vehicles from the Irish car parc, by relaunching their attractive EcoGrant offer.