Volkswagen Golf Turns 45, Still Sells Well

APA Bureau The Golf, the most successful European car, has turned 45. On 29 March 1974, the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg officially started production of what would become its best-seller. Back then, nobody at Volkswagen had any idea that the successor to the legendary Beetle would end up selling more than 35 million units all […]

Volkswagen unveils first small car SUV ‘T-Cross’

Volkswagen has presented its new T-Cross, the company’s first small car SUV. World premiere held in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo. The urban crossover model will soon be captivating hearts in the markets of three continents. Ralf Brandstätter, Chief Operating Officer of Volkswagen Brand, introduced the new T-Cross together with Cara Delevingne, British supermodel, actress, […]

Autoform To Set Up New Plant In Gujarat

By Sharad Matade: Autoform, one of the largest premium car seat cover makers in India, will set up its eighth manufacturing plant in Gujarat. The plant is expected to start in a year with an initial annual capacity of 12,000 -15,000 seat covers. “Many OEMs are setting up their base in Gujarat. The new plant […]

Allison’s Transmission for VW E-Truck

By APA Bureau: Allison Transmission has announced that Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus will be using the Allison automatic transmission in its fully electric e-Delivery truck. Volkswagen’s e-Delivery is the first fully electric truck developed in Brazil and is equipped with an Allison 2100 Series™ transmission. The e-Delivery truck is targeted for urban delivery and tailored […]

Application phase begins for the sixth BASF and Volkswagen “Science Award Electrochemistry”

The BASF and Volkswagen international “Science Award Electrochemistry” is now in its sixth year. For the second time, it will be completed by the Award for Applied Research. Starting today, scientists of excellence from all over the world may apply online at The website also ex-plains the participation conditions, procedure and selection process. Deadline […]

Navistar And Volkswagen Truck & Bus Close Strategic Alliance

Navistar International Corporation has announced the closing of its wide-ranging strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus, which includes an equity investment in Navistar by Volkswagen Truck & Bus and framework agreements for a procurement joint venture and strategic technology and supply collaboration. The closing of the alliance follows receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, finalization […]