Tag: Volkswagen

Volkswagen Caddy to return to the track

Volkswagen Caddy to return to the track

FOLLOWING its best-ever track results in 2008, hopes are high that the coming season of the Volkswagen Racing Cup might provide even greater success for the world’s only racing van – the Caddy TDI. The crowd-pleasing Caddy van will be back in the hands of its regular pilot, Peter Wyhinny, […]

Volkswagen commercial vehicles honours top van centres

Volkswagen commercial vehicles honours top van centres

VOLKSWAGEN Commercial Vehicles has announced the winners of its Awards of Excellence 2009 from across its nationwide network of dedicated Van Centres. The annual awards, which were presented at a gala dinner in London and hosted by television sports presenter Steve Rider, recognise the achievements of the top-performing Volkswagen Van […]

Transporter a double winner

Transporter a double winner

THE VOLKSWAGEN Transporter van has been described as “head and shoulders” above its rivals by the judges who chose it as the Best Medium Van in the inaugural Fleet Van Awards 2008. Continuing the van’s winning trend, the latest issue of Commercial Motor magazine has named the Transporter winner of […]

Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Sportline makes show debut at Interbuild

Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Sportline makes show debut at Interbuild

THE STYLISH new Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Sportline panel van makes its show debut at Interbuild 2008. The Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles stand also features its best-selling van, the Transporter, fitted with a Bott racking system, plus a Crafter Tipper from the Volkswagen Engineered to go range of conversions, and a Crafter […]

New Caddy and Caddy Maxi Sportline

New Caddy and Caddy Maxi Sportline

VOLKSWAGEN Commercial Vehicles has released the first images of two new models in its Sportline range – the Caddy Sportline and Caddy Maxi Sportline vans, set to go on sale in October. They join the existing Transporter Sportline panel van (short and long wheelbase) and Transporter Sportline kombi to make […]

Record results for Volkswagen commercial vehicles

Record results for Volkswagen commercial vehicles

VOLKSWAGEN Commercial Vehicles has achieved record sales in the UK and internationally in the first six months of 2008. After eight consecutive years of record UK sales, the company has continued its success so far this year with total UK registrations, including its passenger carrying models, of 15,793 vehicles up […]

New director for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

New director for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

SIMON Elliott has been appointed Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in the UK, taking over the role formerly held by Robert Hazelwood who became Director of Skoda UK earlier this year. Elliott joins the company from his most recent position as Managing Director of Chrysler UK. Prior to this, Simon […]

Volkswagen makes a move on Scania

Volkswagen makes a move on Scania

THE VOLKSWAGEN Group has received the antitrust approvals necessary to acquire a majority voting stake in Swedish truck manufacturer Scania. In addition to the approval by the European Commission, a large number of antitrust proceedings were required in other countries worldwide. In March this year, Volkswagen reached an agreement with […]

Caddy Maxi goes on sale

Caddy Maxi goes on sale

PRICES and specifications for Volkswagen’s Caddy Maxi range have been releases. The range will go on sale on February 18 and creates a new class of compact van for Volkswagen between its existing Caddy and Transporter models. The new Caddy Maxi is 470 mm longer than the Caddy and offers […]