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Volkswagen announces price reduction on all its carlines

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Volkswagen announces price reduction on all its carlines
Following the recently announced cut in excise duty in the interim budget, Volkswagen has reduced prices of all its cars in the Indian market. Prices for the Volkswagen Polo have been reduced by Rs 18,000-Rs 31,000. For the Vento, prices have been reduced by Rs 14,500-Rs 27,000. Jetta prices have been reduced by Rs 38,000-Rs 51,000. “We welcome the Government’s decision to reduce excise duty on cars and we at Volkswagen have decided to pass on the entire benefit to our customers. We hope this move will help improve the market sentiment in the automotive industry,” said Mr. Arvind Saxena, Managing Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars. Excise benefits will be applicable with immediate effect.

Volkswagen unveils new SUV Concept, Taigun, and showcases WRC winning Polo R at Auto Expo 2014

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Volkswagen unveils new SUV Concept, Taigun, and showcases WRC winning Polo R at Auto Expo 2014
Volkswagen, unveiled its new SUV concept – the Taigun – at the Auto Expo, which is being held at the Expo Mart in Greater Noida. The Taigun is fitted with a highly efficient 1.0-litre turbocharged TSI petrol engine, which produces 108 horsepower and 175Nm of torque. Further establishing its commitment to the Indian car market, Volkswagen is currently evaluating the feasibility of launching the Taigun in India in the near future. Also showcased at the Volkswagen pavilion is the World Rally Championship winning Polo R WRC. The Polo R WRC put up a magnificent performance last year, with French driver Sebastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia winning the 2013 World Rally Championship. Powered [...]

Volkswagen Polo gets 4-Star Global NCAP safety rating for Indian market

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Volkswagen Polo gets 4-Star Global NCAP safety rating for Indian market
According to test results released by Global NCAP today, the Volkswagen Polo is the safest hatchback its segment (the ‘A2 Compact’ segment, as per SIAM classification) in India. Volkswagen recently announced the fitment of dual front airbags as standard equipment on all versions of the Polo, in India. With dual front airbags, the Volkswagen Polo secured a 4-Star safety rating for adult occupant protection, in crash tests conducted by Latin NCAP. This is the highest safety rating for any car in the premium hatchback segment in the country. Keeping in mind the increasing speeds on Indian roads, longer driving times, traffic complexities and therefore the need for more active and passive safety [...]

Volkswagen Announces Airbags as Standard for Polo; 2.7% Price Hike on Polo and Vento from 1st February 2014

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Volkswagen Announces Airbags as Standard for Polo; 2.7% Price Hike on Polo and Vento from 1st February 2014
Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker, announces a significant enhancement in driver safety, with the introduction of dual front airbags as standard fitment on variants of the Polo. In keeping with its ethos of offering best-in-class build quality, technology and safety, Volkswagen is now the first automobile manufacturer in the country to offer dual front airbags as standard equipment in the premium hatchback segment. Building further on enhancing the safety aspect of its cars, Volkswagen is now also offering anti-lock brakes (ABS) as standard fitment on the Comfortline version of the Polo. In a move to partially offset increased inputs costs and changes in the exchange rate, Volkswagen has [...]

Volkswagen Polo facelift spied

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Volkswagen Polo facelift spied
Volkswagen has been spotted testing the facelifted model of the current Polo hatchback. While it is said that the new Polo will be based on the MQB platform, it will fill in the gap that will be created before the new Polo is out. Since the new Polo will take some more time to launch, Volkswagen is hoping that the facelifted version acts as a buffer till then. This new facelifted version is expected to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, scheduled to be held in March this year. If one looks at the exteriors of the car, it will be very difficult to spot the changes in the car. There is slight change at the rear end, while the car gets a reworked front. Reflectors have been added to the rear [...]
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