Tag: Volkswagen

Bringing a Volkswagen ‘beast’ back to life

Bringing a Volkswagen ‘beast’ back to life

Volkswagen last took on the world’s most difficult mountain race at Pikes Peak in America with a Golf (second generation) equipped with two engines in 1987. This ‘Race to the Clouds’, as the annual event is known, demanded exceptional levels of courage, which both driver Jochi Kleint and Volkswagen and […]

Strengthening cybersecurity for connected cars of the future

Strengthening cybersecurity for connected cars of the future

‘Connectivity’ is a big thing in the auto industry these days and will continue to grow in importance in coming years. Where connectivity before was confined to having smartphones interface with the infotainment systems in the car, the next phase will see vehicles ‘talking’ to other vehicles as well as […]

Volkswagen Touareg goes into third generation

Volkswagen Touareg goes into third generation

The Touareg was Volkswagen’s first SUV, introduced in 2002 and a joint development with Audi (for the Q7) and Porsche (for the Cayenne). The model would start a line of smaller SUVs which have become major contributors to the brand’s global volume. Two generations of the Touareg have passed and […]