Tag: VW

Volkswagen vans from £185 a month with free servicing

Volkswagen vans from £185 a month with free servicing

TO GIVE customers even better value for money and easier financial budgeting, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a range of competitive contract hire and finance lease. The offers focus on the compact Caddy van, the new Caddy Maxi and the best-selling Transporter – with prices starting from £185 a month […]

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 […]

Van-tastic season for Volkswagen Caddy racing

Van-tastic season for Volkswagen Caddy racing

THE AWARD-WINNING Volkswagen Caddy van is a popular sight on the road, but it’s also delivering great results in a more unusual location – the race track. A racing version of a Caddy 2.0-litre TDI has claimed a podium finish three times so far this season in the hotly-contested Volkswagen […]

Volkswagen commercial collects awards

Volkswagen commercial collects awards

FOR the second year running, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has received two accolades at Professional Van and Light Truck (PV&LT) magazine’s annual awards. Volkswagen was particularly pleased to collect the PV&LT Compact Van award for the new Caddy Maxi, launched only a matter of weeks ago, as well as a second […]

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 […]

VW maxes out at the CV Show

VW maxes out at the CV Show

TAKING its largest ever stand at the CV show in April, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will feature the UK debuts of the all-new Caddy Maxi and an environmental concept – the Caddy Blue Motion. The new Caddy Maxi has been designed to plug the gap between the Caddy and Transporter ranges […]

New year sees new offers from VW commercials

New year sees new offers from VW commercials

VOLKSWAGEN Commerical Vehicles is starting 2008 with various contract hire and finance lease offers for all models in the Transporter van range registered from January until the end of March. The offers include free servicing and maintenance for three years or 30,000 miles (whichever is sooner) plus the same rates […]

Diesel powers the Caddy forward

Diesel powers the Caddy forward

THE Volkswagen Caddy van has just got quicker thanks to a new, range-topping 140 bhp diesel engine. The new TDI PD engine is a 2.0-litre unit with 236 lbs ft of torque from 1,750 rpm and a performance of 0 to 62 mph in 10.6 seconds, while still returning excellent […]