Tag: VW

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 […]

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 […]