VW

VW Camper converted into a pub 0

The VW camper van is a versatile beast, available in all sorts of variants and layouts and used for a wide range of purposes. Caravan holidays, festivals, car boot sales, you name it, the Camper can do it all. It’s unlikely however, that one has ever been used as a pub before, but that’s all(…)

Sweden’s favourite car isn’t a Volvo 0

For the first time in more than 50 years, the top selling car in Sweden isn’t a Volvo. Instead, the Volkswagen Golf topped the sales charts, figures released by Sweden’s carmakers’ association revealed, with Volvo hanging onto the largest overall market share. In total, 5.9% of new cars bought in the country were VW Golfs.(…)

Revisiting the Peugeot 205GTI – The best hot hatchback of the 1980s 0

Many enthusiasts consider the 205GTI to be the best hot hatchback of the 1980s.  Although the VW Golf GTI is more complete in its overall abilities and had a build quality that very few cars of the time could compete with. VW were the ones truly responsible for the GTI craze that began in 1976,(…)

Fuel efficiency figures fail real-world tests 0

The claims made by car makers regarding their EU sold vehicles’ fuel consumption are becoming increasingly misleading says a leading environmental group, this is leading to a growing gap between performance on the road and in official tests. The report released by Transport & Environment revealed that in real-world conditions, cars sold in the EU(…)

VW Emissions Scandal Affects 11m Vehicles 6

    Volkswagen admits 11 million vehicles worldwide are affected by the recent scandal over its ‘cheating’ of US car emissions tests. Last Friday the US government demanded VW to recall almost half a million pollution-hiding cars. Now, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) say the German carmaker could be facing fines of up to(…)