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Volkswagen launches new online booking system

Volkswagen Ireland has launched a new online booking system,which will allow customers to book their cars in for a service from the comfort of their armchair. The online tool, which can be found at allows cars of four years and

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to sponsor Vantastival 2016

The 2016 edition of the Vantastival Festival will be “powered by” Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. This is the most significant partnership ever announced for the Festival and reflects its growing influence on the Irish music calendar.   As Ireland’s most loved

Volkswagen launches all new Phideon at Geneva

The all-new Volkswagen Phideon luxury saloon is making its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show. This innovative and luxurious four-door car is positioned above the Passat and the Magotan, which is available in China, and thus in the premium

New more functional Volkswagen Sharan is back

Volkswagen Ireland tells us that it is now taking orders for the new seven-seater Sharan MPV, which is now fully reintroduced to the Irish market. Prices for the new model start at €42,500.

V-Charge project wins prestigious award

The ‘V-Charge’ research project has won the Auto Bild / Computer Bild 2015 Connected Car Award. Participants in the ‘V-Charge’ project in addition to Volkswagen Group Research are the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, the Technical University

World premiere of the Tiguan GTE Active Concept

The USA is the world’s most important SUV market. In no other country does the multifaceted, all-round vehicle enjoy such an automotive feeling. Now, Volkswagen is introducing the Tiguan GTE Active Concept – a forbearer of an entirely new generation

Volkswagen Group says most CO2 issues resolved

Just a month after questions relating to the CO2 figures (as opposed to NOx figures) measured on some of the Volkswagen Group’s models arose, the German carmaker says that it has largely concluded the clarification of the matter. Following extensive

Volkswagen Open Week at your local dealer now

Volkswagen Ireland is hosting an ‘open week’ at its network of dealerships nationwide now offering what it says are exclusive deals for customers. Having recently announced its 161 offers, special offers this week include a host of additional features across

Volkswagen produces technical solutions to diesel issues

The Volkswagen Group has presented specific technical measures for its 1.6 and 2.0 litre EA 189 engines affected by the diesel issue to the Federal Motor Transport Authority in Germany. Volkswagen says that correction measures have been fixed for the

Volkswagen Group Ireland boss offers apology

The managing director of Volkswagen Group Ireland has appeared before the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications, and apologised to Irish car owners over the emissions testing software scandal in diesel engines. Lars Himmer addressed the Joint Committee on Transport