Volkswagen first launched the iconic Golf model in 1974. It gained instant international popularity. Within just two years, sales of Volkswagen Golfs had exceeded a million.
Sleek and elegant, powerful and fast: the Museum Kunstpalast shows classic sports cars from the 1950s to the 1970s. Curator Barbara Til explains why they are part of the history of European design.
Sweden has reported a decent rise in car sales over the past 12 months. But for the first time in more than half a century, the best-selling vehicle in the Scandinavian country was not its iconic Volvo, but VW's Golf.
German carmaker Volkswagen has announced it will boost investments in the development of electric cars in the next five years. The company has set out to become a global leader in e-mobility and new-energy vehicles.
The German car group is offering owners of older diesel cars rebates of up to 10,000 euros when they trade in their vehicle for a new lower-emissions car. VW subsidiaries Audi and Porsche have announced similar plans.
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