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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

Volkswagen Ireland unveils 162 offers

Volkswagen Ireland has unveiled its 162 campaign which includes a host of additional features across all Volkswagen retail cars for only €162. Volkswagen is offering some brilliant new Innovation Packs across the Volkswagen range. Innovation is at the heart of Volkswagen’s

Retrofit of Volkswagen Passat, CC and Eos underway

Today, Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) approved the technical solutions for the Volkswagen Passat, CC and Eos models with 2.0l TDI EA 189 engines. Over 800,000 vehicles affected by the diesel issue are now to be recalled as soon

Volkswagen starts technical modification of vehicles

The Volkswagen passenger car brand is starting the technical modification of vehicles affected with engine type EA 189. The first model that customers will be soon able to make a service appointment for is the Golf TDI Blue Motion Technology

VW chase world record winning run in Argentina

From Portugal to Mexico and now, hopefully, Argentina: Volkswagen goes into the fourth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in a particularly determined frame of mind. The Rally Argentina sees the world championship-winning team return to the very

New Volkswagen Tiguan SUV on way

Volkswagen should launch their more substantial looking new Tiguan SUV here this summer. VW says that it has been designed and engineered to redefine the compact SUV segment and that new Tiguan introduces class-leading levels of interior space, practicality and