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Volkswagen (German pronunciation: [ˈfɔlksˌvaːɡŋ̍] - listen ), shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on May 28, 1937 by the German Labour Front and headquartered in Wolfsburg. It is the flagship marque of the Volkswagen Group and is the largest automaker worldwide.
Volkswagen is German for "people's car", and the company's current international advertising slogan is just "Volkswagen". American English pronunciation is approximately "volks wagon" ( listen ).

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    Bought a new Sept 2014 VW Tiguan from Volkswagen Southport,QLD. The vehicle suffered failures within 6 months, 1 year and 1.5 years.Withing 1.5 years, there were 2 major faults and a vast arrange of medium and minor faults. Major faults include failed rear differential, 1st and 2nd Sycnros (gear...
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    WA How to Get Money Back from Faulty Car Dealer?

    Hi, I bought a Volkswagen Transporter from 2007 with around 200000km in September for 17, 999AUD. The jack and some minor things were missing, although it was ticked off in the warranty check. Timing belt was changed but the car is without a timing belt. It should have rang a warning bell but I...
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    NSW Purchased Used Volkswagen Car - Go to Court?

    I have bought a car from a used car dealer in July 2015 under a car loan. The car is a 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan with 122341 km on the odometer for $19990. The engine check light was on when I purchased but they said it was just minor. The car drives fine and they said it will get fixed before the...
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    NSW Australian Consumer Law - Faulty Car Made Worse by Garage?

    Hello, Sorry first for my English. I am in a weird situation right now. I bought a car 5 month ago, Volkswagen Gold Tsi 118, year 2010. I bought it second hand with 130 000km. I came back from a month holiday two weeks ago and started to drive my car as normal. After three days, I got a...
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    VIC Australian Consumer Law - Volkswagen Car Issues - What are My Rights?

    I bought my MY14 Volkswagen Polo GTI 2 years ago from a dealer new. Over this period, I have experienced issues with the ABS brakes that engage at speeds less than 10km/h. At speeds less than 10km/h a car should stop immediately. Instead, my cars ABS brakes engage and it continues to move...
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    QLD Purchased New Volkswagen Car - Options on Getting a Refund?

    We purchased a new Volkswagen Amarok in July 2015, and it started having issues in late September with the gear selector. After taking the car to the dealer they said that the car was not safe to drive and that it had to be left with them while we waited 4 weeks for the required part to come...
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    NSW Recently Purchased Car Affected by Volkswagen Scandal - What to Do?

    I have recently purchased a Volkswagen vehicle that is affected by the recent VW emissions cheating scandal (i.e. the vehicle is fitted with the illegal software that causes discrepancies in emissions values during dynometer runs). The vehicle was purchased one day (!) before the scandal became...
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    VIC Purchased Faulty Volkswagen Car - Extension on Used Car Warranty?

    Hi, I bought Volkswagen Passat 2010 model on 5th May 2015. Initially for a month, the car was working fine but every now and then, when trying to reverse the car against the slope, it wouldn’t reverse, and on the dashboard R (Reverse) starting to flash and after this couldn't drive the car...
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    QLD Car Loan Debt After Separating from Partner - Legal Options?

    I am looking for some legal advice in regards to a car I currently have under finance with my ex partner. When we split a year ago we both made the agreement he would take the $35,000 car - as he wanted it, on the grounds that he’d remove my name from the title of the car and the car loan...