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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Driving for fun...

I was at the SMMT's annual test day yesterday. At this agreeable event, vehicle manufacturers make cars available for journalists to drive a...

RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of vehicle roof systems

While the variation of roof systems continues to grow, the push for lighter cars has led to the adoption of carbon fibre and polycarbonate i...

COMMENT: Volkswagen outsells Vauxhall in UK

Ford is secure as market leader in Britain but there was a major upset in the April passenger car market with Vauxhall losing its traditiona...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: VW's 'master tactician' falls

The big news of the week[end] was the failure of Volkswagen supervisory board chairman Ferdinand Piëch to unseat CEO Martin Winterkorn, as w...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: BorgWarner's director of marketing Gunt 8 Jan 2015

Ian Henry

We spoke to Gunter Kraemer about BorgWarner’s recent expansion in the rapidly growing turbocharger market.


Q&A with Mentor Graphics 18 Sep 2014

Matthew Beecham

Mentor Graphics is a major supplier of software tools that help engineers design electronic systems and components. Headquartered in Oregon, US, Mentor generates annual revenues of some US$1bn. Its tools are involved in the design of almost every electronic gadget you can think of. To find out about its automotive business, Matthew Beecham spoke to Martin O’Brien, General Manager, Integrated Electrical Systems Division Mentor Graphics.

Latest News

VW autonomous braking slashes insurance claims 21 May 2015

Dave Leggett

Volkswagen UK says the Volkswagen Golf and Passat models have been praised by vehicle safety experts at the Thatcham Research Centre, who have seen a 45% drop in third-party personal injury insurance claims due to the fitment of auto-emergency braking systems.


Skoda drops import distributor in China 19 May 2015

Tony Pugliese

Czech carmaker Skoda is streamlining its car distribution operations in China by discontinuing its imported car distribution business operated by its parent company Volkswagen.


Volkswagen Commercial April deliveries rise 5% 13 May 2015

Simon Warburton

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles says deliveries increased 5% in April, while Western Europe grew 5.5%.


Volkswagen outlines 3 cylinder update 13 May 2015

Simon Warburton

Volkswagen has outlined its vision of three cylinder vehicles, among other innovations, at the 36th International Vienna Motor Symposium, where Friedrich Eichler, Head of Powertrain Development for the Volkswagen brand, also presented the new 6.0 W12 TSI.


Winterkorn prepares new VW Group battle plan 11 May 2015

Chris Wright

Volkswagen Group chief executive Martin Winterkorn has told senior staff that he would present a new structure for the company by October at the latest, according to the German business magazine magazine Automobilwoche.

Latest blogs

Kia's China-only crossover 2 Jan 2015

Graeme Roberts

We're well used to China-only models from the long-established foreign automaker players there like Volkswagen and General Motors but now even the (relative) newcomers are getting in on the act.


Handling's a bit wooden 8 May 2014

Graeme Roberts

What do you do if you're retired from VW and apparently got too much time on your hands?

Company research

Volkswagen AG - Strategy and SWOT Report

Volkswagen AG - Strategy and SWOT Report

Volkswagen AG - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings...

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Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis

Volkswagen AG (VOW3) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by Global...

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Volkswagen AG - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Volkswagen AG - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships &

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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