Range Rover Rips The Roof Off

Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Land Rover has confirmed that it will be presenting the new Range Rover Evoque Convertible to the world in 2016; the new luxury cabriolet was announced in a rather unusual way – by the release of a short film showing the prototype being put through its paces, forty metres below the streets of London! An […]

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VW Crisis Deepens

VW Engine

The problems faced by German car maker Volkswagen seem to be never ending with fresh revelations emerging on an almost daily basis. The latest chapter of the sorry tale involves the fuel efficiency and levels of CO2 in at least 800,000 vehicles, with analysts warning that the implications of fixing fuel consumption tests could be […]

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Volkswagen makes loss due to emissions rigging scandal

Volkswagen Emissions

German car maker Volkswagen has announced its third quarter figures and, as widely anticipated, it has reported a loss – its first operating loss for at least fifteen years. Following the revelations concerning the rigging of emissions in VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda vehicles with the EA 189 diesel engine built between 2009 and 2015, […]

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Volkswagen Loses Top Ranking

Volkswagen Golf

Toyota is once again the world leaders for car sales after knocking Volkswagen off the top spot. This is not entirely a result of the emissions rigging scandal as the figures only include a little less than two weeks of sales following the admission from VW that some of its diesel cars had been fitted […]

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Volkswagen names Matthias Mueller as new Chief Executive

Martin Winterkorn

Amid increasingly astonishing revelations concerning rigged diesel emission tests Volkswagen have named Matthias Mueller, head of the Porsche sports car division, as their new Chief Executive, replacing Martin Winterkorn who resigned on Wednesday. As he announced his resignation Martin Winterkorn said “I am doing this in the interests of the company even though I am […]

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The New VW Phaeton Is Ready

VW Phaeton

The new VW Phaeton is ready for production, but is deemed too pricey to build. It has been reported that Volkswagen are delaying the launch of the latest Phaeton Luxury saloon, despite development being completed, as they need to reduce the cost of production and materials. Originally designed by Ferdinand Piech to compete with the […]

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New online plea service for minor motoring offences

Speeding

A new government service has been introduced allowing anyone who has been charged with a minor motoring offence, such as speeding, to make a plea online. The “Make a Plea” system was piloted from August last year in Manchester and, following this successful trial, where more than 1,200 people used the service, the government is to […]

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Which were the safest cars for 2014?

C Class Mercedes

The independent Euro NCAP crash test data for 2014 has revealed the safest cars you can buy. A variety of vehicle categories are scrutinised by the Euro NCAP safety tests, these categories include large family cars, super mini cars, small family cars, small MPV’s, large MPV’s, SUV’s, etc. Star ratings are awarded according to how […]

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Audi and LG team up to make an amazing watch

Audi LG Watch

The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, or CES 2015 as it is more widely known, was the venue chosen for the introduction of the Audi LG smartwatch and it appears to have caused quite a buzz! There have been many rumours around about the possibility of the release of a new LG smartwatch […]

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Updating the Vgate VS450

VGATE VS450 VAGCOM

Every month we get several emails asking how to update the Vgate VS450 it is this kind of problem why we setup Vagcom-obd, in an attempt to help other people trying to diagnose and fix problems with their vehicles. Unfortunately every response has to be the same, we explain how updating the VS450 is a […]

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