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Volkswagen (VW) is one of the world”s automobile manufacturers. The company is in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Volkswag . read more

(VW) is one of the world”s largest manufacturers. The company is headquartered in Lower Saxony, Germany. is the original marque within the Group, the company includes Bentley Motors, Bugatti Automobili Lamborghini, SEAT, Auto and heavy goods manufacturer Scania.

Volkswagen in German means people”s car It got its in 1933, when Adolf declared his intentions for a state-sponsored program. Hitler required a vehicle capable of transporting two and three children at 100 km/h (62 The People”s Car would be available to of the Third Reich through a scheme at 990 Reichsmark, about the of a small motorcycle.

From 1948, Volkswagen a very important element, and economically, of West German Heinrich Nordhoff (1899-1968), a senior manager at Opel who had civilian and military vehicle in the 1930s and 1940s, was recruited to run the in 1948. In 1949 Major left association with the as it had now been re-formed as a trust, by the West German government, and the of the State of Lower Saxony.

Apart from the introduction of the Type 2 commercial vehicle pick-up and camper), and the VW Karmann sports car, Nordhoff the one-model policy until before his … in 1968.

were first exhibited and in the United States in 1949, but sold two units in America first year. On its entry to the market, the VW was briefly sold as a Wagon. Volkswagen of America was in April 1955 to standardise and service in the United States.

of the Type 1 Volkswagen Beetle dramatically over the years, the reaching one million in 1955.

VW expanded its product line in with the introduction of several 3 models, which were body style variations Notchback, Squareback) based on 1 mechanical underpinnings, and again in with the larger Type 4 known as the 411 and 412) models. differed substantially from vehicles, with the notable of monocoque/unibody construction, the option of a automatic transmission, electronic injection, and a sturdier powerplant. added a Super Beetle Type 113) to its lineup in

Volkswagen was in serious trouble by VW”s ownership of Audi / Union proved to be the key to the solution with its expertise in front-wheel and water-cooled engines which so desperately needed to produce a Beetle successor. Audi paved the way for this new generation of known as the Passat, Scirocco, and Polo.

While Volkswagen”s range of soon became similar to of other large European the Golf has been the mainstay of the lineup since its introduction, and the basis for several other of the company. There have six generations of the Volkswagen Golf, the of which was produced from the of 1974 until the end of 1983.

Though the VW Group already had presence in India with Auto, Volkswagen introduced the and Touareg with TDI engine to automobile market in September The Volkswagen plant in Chakan a total area of over 575 with buildings covering 115 thousand square metres, means, the total premises is 2 The plant was built with an commitment of INR 3800 Crores million Euros) by Volkswagen Pvt. Ltd.

It is the largest by a German company to date in the growth market. The plant has a capacity of 110,000 vehicles a The construction of the plant commenced in and has been built in a record of 17 months.

Full-fledged production has taken off at the with the production of the Skoda in May 2009, followed by a Polo model in December 2009.

Road Tests / First

Venkat Desirazu, 26 Nov 2013

We a spin in Volkswagen latest hot hatchback, the GT TDI, to see how much it can up to the Grand Tourer moniker as as the mark set by the GT TSI that was.

Mirajgaonkar, 27 Apr 2013

With turbocharged petrol engine and automatic transmission, this is certainly not for the masses. Are you then one of the few for a niche.

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