Volkswagen Golf

Driver races along motorway at 136mph - but doesn't realise COPS following

This is the shocking moment a motorist was caught driving at almost double the speed limit - without noticing the cops were directly behind.<p>In the …

Birmingham, UK

Volkswagen plans to spend 34 billion euros in new technologies in bid to become leader in electric cars

German automaker <b>Volkswagen</b> on Friday said it planned to invest more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years in new technologies …

Electric Vehicles

VW shakes up German production in EV push

VW will build the I.D. hatchback in Zwickau. A concept for the car is pictured.<p><b>Staff and wire reports</b><b><br>Automotive News Europe</b><p>WOLFSBURG -- Volkswagen …

Electric Vehicles

Three club cyclists injured in collision with car in Huddersfield

<b>Three riders from 3RT Cycling Club were injured, two seriously, in collision with Volkswagen Golf in Fixby, Huddersfield, on Saturday</b><p>Three members of …

Volkswagen

Cause of car fire 'under investigation'

THE cause of a fire which "completely ruined" a car is under investigation.<p>Firefighters were called to Sir Isaac Holden Place, off Legrams Lane, …

Volkswagen

Cause of A38 Landrake crash revealed by police as two people are still seriously injured - Cornwall Live

Two people remain in a serious condition after a horror three-car crash that took place yesterday, police have said.<p>In all, 12 people sustained …

Volkswagen

Free rego for heavy toll users

MOTORISTS in NSW will soon be eligible for free car registration if they spend an average of at least $25 a week on tolls over a 12-month period.

Gladys Berejiklian

Volkswagen to invest $27 billion in core brand until 2022

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen will invest 22.8 billion euros ($26.9 billion) in its main car brand over the next five years, it said on Saturday, a day after it announced a spending programme aimed at bolstering its position as a maker of electric cars.<p>Most of that sum, around 14 billion euros, …

Volkswagen

Young IS sniper victim Maryam just wants a normal life

She was lying on the ground, covered in blood, after an Islamic State sniper had shot her in the head. The bullets were flying and her family were …

UK News

Two men arrested after £70,000 drug seizure in Banbridge

Two men have been arrested following the seizure of an estimated £70,000 worth of suspected drugs in Banbridge.<p>Detectives from PSNI Organised Crime …

News (Ireland)

Volkswagen to spend over $40 billion on electric and self-driving cars

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen's (VOWG_p.DE) leaders on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German automaker's goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric cars.<p>Europe's largest carmaker by unit sales will spend more than 34 billion euros …

Business

Subaru Impreza

Overview<p>What is it?<p>The Subaru Impreza morphs into its fifth generation, but hold the celebrations; we’ve got to start with some bad news. Don’t start …

Trucks

Tributes paid to crash victim dad – as doctors treat toddler son

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>The man who was killed in a horrific car crash in Moray has been named as the father of a toddler who remains in a …

Crime

Corolla/Auris/Quest obliterates compact/medium segment in October

<i>Image: Motorpress</i><p>Related Links<p>Charlen Raymond<p>Cape Town - There is perhaps no other car in this segment, or any other, that is as synonymous with …

News (South Africa)

VW Golf GTI Performance review: a dangerously good hot hatch

I was recently admonished by a reader for likening the Golf GTI to, among other things, a weapon. It was insensitive and I apologised, yet driving this latest update of VW's famous hot hatch, that war-like lexicon returns to mind; its caparisoned appearance, the way the front wheels carve through …

Autos

The pope is giving away a white-and-gold Lamborghini because of ISIS

Pope Francis is known for his modest taste in transportation, eschewing his "Popemobile" for a small, black Fiat 500. So when Lamborghini handed him …

Vatican

Road closed due to serious A96 crash

<b>The emergency services have been called to the scene of a serious crash in Moray.</b><p>The two-vehicle crash happened on the A96 between Elgin and Lhanbryde, near the Pansport roundabout, shortly before 10:00.<p>Several people are understood to have been involved.<p>A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson …

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: weekend drive report and range test

The thought came like a flash while on the highway heading into New York's Catskill Mountains: This is what all cars will be like soon.<p>The 2017 …

Electric Vehicles

The tiny Welsh car that runs on hydrogen and emits only water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Riversimple, a small independent car manufacturer in rural Wales, is taking a bet that hydrogen vehicles will play a key part in the future of transport.<p>Former auto engineer Hugo Spowers swore off working with petrol engines 15 years ago when he began toying with the idea of building …

World News

Suspended sentence for teen joyrider who crashed into priest

Crime

2017 VW e-Golf driven, electric-car cargo, Twizy drive, Faraday Future rescue? Today's Car News

Today, we've driven the longer-range 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf, Faraday Future may have been rescued, we compare electric-car cargo space, and one …

Autos

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Wagon Wolfsburg Edition review

At first glance, you probably wouldn’t give it a second look – just another one of those ubiquitous VW Golfs – only even more boring in wagon guise …

Autos (Australia)

The top 10 hatches from the past for £2,000

Hot hatches of the current era are far from cheap, but there are ways of picking up a performance hatchback for much less. We countdown our top 10 …

Personal Finance (UK)

Two men taken to hospital after early hours crash

TWO men were taken to hospital following a two-car crash this morning.<p>It took fire crews two hours to free the 19-year-olds from their Volkswagen …

Hot hatch battle: Focus RS vs Civic Type R vs M140i vs RS 3 vs Golf R vs AMG A45

HOW HOT do you like your hot hatchback? Fast and furious or brisk and civilised? And what should it look like? Would you prefer it to be as discreet …

Volkswagen

Sunday Drive: Variety is the spice of life

Leading the way last week was the 2018 Jeep Wrangler.<p>If there's any one new vehicle the entire world is anxiously waiting for, it's the Jeep Wrangler. Yes, of course the iconic off-roader has a loyal following here in America, but you could plop a Wrangler pretty much anywhere on the globe and …

Autos

Watch: Biker almost hit by 'laughing' VW Golf driver who jumps traffic queue

This is the shocking moment a dangerous driver squeezed his car BETWEEN two lanes of traffic - after cutting up a motorcyclist.<p>In the video - …

Birmingham, UK

Honda Civic, Mazda 3, And Chevy Cruze Batten Down The Hatches

These days, the market is filled with all sorts of compact hatchbacks, including the (worldwide) popular Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus .<br>But what if …

Trucks

Teen crime spree around Vic hit-run fatal

A teenager accused of being involved in a fatal Melbourne hit-and-run crash and going on a burglary spree will remain behind bars after appearing in …

Crime