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Volkswagen Tiguan R review

Volkswagen Tiguan R review

When you’re driving an ever-increasing amount of hybrid and electric vehicles, it’s refreshing to review a car with no eco pretensions – just a good, old-school car aimed at petrolheads. To be exact, the Tiguan R is the performance version of Volkswagen’s mid-sized SUV that’s attractive, practical, well-equipped, fully connected …

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Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake review

Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake review

The Volkswagen Arteon was one of the most elegant and distinctive big fastbacks when it originally went on sale in 2017. A few years on and it’s now also available as a rakish estate, except the German car giant’s decided to revive a label steeped in tradition and history for …

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Volkswagen Golf review

Volkswagen Golf review

We road test the all-new Volkswagen Golf – arguably the most significant launch of 2020 in terms of sales… After 45 years and more than 35 million examples built, the eighth generation VW Golf is the latest incarnation of a legend. Taking on the likes of the Ford Focus, Seat …

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Van drivers’ Top 10 gripes

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From not being let out into traffic to small parking spaces, van drivers have revealed their biggest annoyances in a new study. In the research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles of 1,000 UK van drivers, the top bugbear was not being left enough space on tight roads when driving to work. …

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Volkswagen, Tesco, Pod Point: leading the charge

Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point free charging network

The UK’s largest free retail charging network for electric vehicles has given away enough energy to power the homes of almost 130,000 people. Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point teamed up to launch the scheme for electric vehicle (EV) owners across the UK in November 2018. The partnership has now hit …

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25 facts you might not know about the classic Mini

Mini 1959

It’s more than 60 years since the launch of the iconic Mini – the British people’s car. With front-wheel drive, a transverse-mounted engine, its wheel-in-each-corner design and genius packaging, it became the blueprint for all small vehicles to follow. British Motor Heritage (BMH) has been making replacement body parts and complete …

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Celebrating 70 years of SEAT

Seat 600's 60th birthday

SEAT, the car maker that helped democratise mobility in Spain, has undergone a profound transformation since it was founded on 9 May 1950. Production began in 1953 with 925 employees and a rate of 5 cars per day. Fast forward to 2020 and more than 15,000 people work at SEAT in …

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VW Amarok stars in epic new rough guide

A striking green Volkswagen Amarok is the subject of a glossy new 220-page coffee table travel book. From Sweden to Gran Canaria and Ukraine all the way to Portugal, the Amarok Adventure Guide presents 16 off-road routes with varying levels of difficulty. In all, the big pick-up from Volkswagen Commercial …

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Electric car myths exposed in new survey

Volkswagen e-Golf in a car wash

New research has revealed that we have some weird and wonderful misconceptions about electric cars – including a belief they can’t be driven through puddles. One in 20 Brits even believe that electric cars are fundamentally less safe, and nearly one in five reckon an electric car will slow down …

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