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New Volkswagen Crafter van breaks cover

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles launched the new Crafter van in Germany last week. However, the Irish launch isn’t expected until Spring 2017. In addition, from around mid-2017, the powertrains on offer will be supplemented by the 4MOTION all-wheel drive system with

New Volkswagen Amarok V6 to be unveiled at 2016 Ploughing Championships

The new Volkswagen Amarok V6 will be unveiled at this year’s Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Co. Offaly. This new vehicle sets the benchmark against all other competitors in Ireland and is the only V6 offering in this segment, with a

Volkswagen unveils new Amarok V6 pick-up

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles tells us that it is raising the bar with its premium pick-up, the Amarok V6, which it is launching in the Irish market this month with a starting price of €31,268 eplus VAT. VW says that it

Volkswagen Bank Ireland lends over €340 million to Irish motorists

Volkswagen Bank Ireland provided Irish consumers with car loans to the value of more than €340 million so far in 2016. This represents a strong growth of 39 per cent for the bank which lent about €245 million to Irish

Volkswagen sweetens August van special offers

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ireland (VCVI) tells us that it has extended its 0% finance offer across their range, for the month of August. The move comes as a result of what it describes as an unprecedented demand and a growth

VW introduces particulate filter for petrol engines

Volkswagen Group tells us that it is continuing to work assiduously on the environmental compatibility of conventional drive systems. The company has now decided upon wide-scale use of particulate filters for petrol engines, so-called ‘gasoline particulate filters (GPF)’. From 2017,

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles partners with National Ploughing Championships

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is partnering with the National Ploughing Association, as the first of over 25 kilometres of track-way is laid down for the 85th National Ploughing Championships. Alan Bateson, Managing Director, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ireland said: “We are delighted

Al Hayes Motors wins prestigious Volkswagen award

Al Hayes Motors, Galway has been awarded the national Volkswagen Passenger Car Dealer of the Year 2016 at the recent Volkswagen Gold Pin Awards. The prestigious award, which celebrates excellence within the Volkswagen Retail network, recognises dealers’ contribution in a

Western Motors Volkswagen supporting local Rainbow Fun Run

Local soccer club, Albion Rovers and the Rainbow Club, one of the outstanding organisations working with children and young adults with disabilities in the local area will host a Rainbow Challenge 5k fun run and family fun day on Sunday

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles gear up for partnership with The Riptide Movement

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is set to partner with Irish band, The Riptide Movement which will involve the band driving a Volkswagen Crafter. Band members J.P.R Dalton, Ger McGarry, Mal Tuohy and Gar Byrne of were on hand to collect their