Volkswagen

CADDY SHACK | Van Review – VW Caddy

VW Globally prepares to launch its all-new Caddy while continuing to develop its e-Crafter for zero-emissions operation. Volkswagen continues to power along on a plateau, with sales for 2019 across the globe showing deliveries of 491,600 light commercial vehicles, just 1.6 per cent below the level of the previous year (499,700). While the company recorded modest growth in the European ...

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CRAFTER RETURNS | Van Review – Volkswagen Crafter

Volkswagen re-enters the large-van segment with the all-new Crafter range – Report by Stuart Martin. The brand kicking goals with Amarok and Transporter has launched a barrage into the large-van segment with the return of Crafter. No longer shared with Mercedes-Benz, the Volkswagen workhorse is back in the pricelist with an automatic transmission, a requisite feature in the LCV van ...

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The Invisible Van | VAN REVIEW

Since the split of the joint manufacturing relationships with Mercedes-Benz that enabled the Sprinter and Crafter to be built at the same Mercedes-Benz production facilities in Ludwigsfelde and Dusseldorf in Germany, Volkswagen has introduced a totally new Crafter model designed by VW and built in a new greenfield factory at Poznan in Poland. It’s an all new design and one ...

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THE VAN MAN | Small Van Review

Rob Randazzo and Brenton O’Connor review the small to medium van sector. Visitors to Sydney airport can gain an immediate impression of the importance of the van segment to the courier market simply by walking past the huge DHL courier depot located adjacent to the domestic terminal. It’s a hive of activity as dozens of yellow bee-like Ford Transits of ...

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Medium well-done

An impressive field of mainly-Euro mid-sized load carriers gave the Delivery Magazine Medium Van of the Year judges plenty to think about.   Judgment Day Stuart Martin delivers his adjudication Mercedes-Benz Vito 114 – Second It’s the most expensive here – although the IVECO gets close – but given the standard safety features and its composure on the road there’s ...

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