VW CALIFORNIA OCEAN: Its cleverly packaged interior design is a product of all the experience the company has manufacturing campervans

Echoes of classic Kombi in new VW campervan

Fri 27 May

Some years back – in the marketing surge that followed the New Beetle’s revivalist fervour – a Volkswagen Microbus concept that actually looked quite like a classic Kombi van surfaced.

Mitsubishi Motors chief executive Osamu Masuko

Editor’s Insight: UPDATE Mitsubishi Motors skids over its smallest car

Fri 29 Apr

Japan's sixth-biggest car maker cheated on its fuel economy figures. With special feature audio.

ONLY 40 AVAILABLE: Volkswagen’s Golf R wagon is a pocket rocket with small family versatility

VW Golf R wagon blends practicality with power

Fri 15 Apr

A big disclaimer upfront: There are only 40 of these high-performance Golf wagons available to New Zealand buyers.

Volkswagen pulls first local TV ad since emissions scandal

Thu 10 Mar 3

Ad pulled after concerns over health and safety messages.

Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Müller

Editor's Insight: VW scandal spreads to carbon-emissions cheating

Thu 5 Nov

The German carmaker takes a further financial charge while US investigators step up pressure.


Nevil Gibson discusses his latest Editor's Insight on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Volkswagen New Zealand general manager Tom Ruddenklau

VW says wait for diesel recall detail is 'frustrating'

Fri 16 Oct

Some 8000 owners have yet to hear details from VW's headquarters in Germany.


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