The Truth About Cars » volkswagen mqb http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 MQB Costs May Put The Squeeze On VW Profit Goals http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/mqb-costs-may-put-the-squeeze-on-vw-profit-goals/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/mqb-costs-may-put-the-squeeze-on-vw-profit-goals/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:30:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=524433 A German business publication published a report this week claiming that Volkswagen won’t meet its 2015 profit goals, in part due to the costs associated with the new MQB modular platform. Manager Magazin┬ásaid that MQB’s costs (pegged by Morgan Stanley at around $70 billion), as well as decreased profitability of the next-generation Touran minivan and […]

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A German business publication published a report this week claiming that Volkswagen won’t meet its 2015 profit goals, in part due to the costs associated with the new MQB modular platform. Manager Magazin┬ásaid that MQB’s costs (pegged by Morgan Stanley at around $70 billion), as well as decreased profitability of the next-generation Touran minivan and […]

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Volkswagen Phaeton Redux Thanks To Modular Platform http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/volkswagen-phaeton-redux-thanks-to-golf-platform/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/volkswagen-phaeton-redux-thanks-to-golf-platform/#comments Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:38:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459906 What will the faithful say when the find out that the next Volkswagen Phaeton is based on a Golf platform Audi platform? Like it or not, that’s the way it’s going to be. Edit: I mixed up the VW platforms. Turns out it will be the longitudinal version rather than the transverse MQB. Since we […]

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What will the faithful say when the find out that the next Volkswagen Phaeton is based on a Golf platform Audi platform? Like it or not, that’s the way it’s going to be. Edit: I mixed up the VW platforms. Turns out it will be the longitudinal version rather than the transverse MQB. Since we […]

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Volkswagen Unveils MQB Architecture http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/volkswagen-unveils-mqb-architecture/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/volkswagen-unveils-mqb-architecture/#comments Wed, 01 Feb 2012 19:22:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=428990 Volkswagen unveiled their most important new platform, dubbed MQB (a German acronym for “Modular Transverse Matrix”). The MQB will underpin everything from the Up! to the next (European) Passat, and all points in between. While the wheelbase can be adjusted to fit different sized vehicles, all motors, whether gas, diesel or hybrid, will use the […]

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Volkswagen unveiled their most important new platform, dubbed MQB (a German acronym for “Modular Transverse Matrix”). The MQB will underpin everything from the Up! to the next (European) Passat, and all points in between. While the wheelbase can be adjusted to fit different sized vehicles, all motors, whether gas, diesel or hybrid, will use the […]

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