In January 1981, two months after buying Chrysler Motors of Brazil, the company brought to market the E 13, the first alcohol-fueled truck in Brazil. Afterwards, in 1984, the first large vehicle fueled by methane/biogas, the VW 140 arrived. Exports began
However, it was in November 1996, with the opening of the plant in the city of Resende, in the south of Rio de Janeiro state, that Volkswagen Trucks and Buses made a great leap in technology and administration. Customers recognized the development of the
After the excellent performance of Mexico, Volkswagen trucks and Buses opened a second foreign plant.
This time, the city chosen was Port Elizabeth, South Africa, where Volkswagen had already been producing automobiles and light commercial vehicles si
A new vehicle is coming on the market of high-end commercial vehicles: the Volkswagen Caddy Cross. This model, derived from the very chic Caddy, is equipped with a black body kit above the wheels, side sills and redesigned back lights.
A cargo van version of the Volkswagen Caddy Cross
The cargo van version of the Caddy Cross has two seats in the front and a load of 3.2m3. The vehicle can be loaded from the sliding side doors or from the double back door that allows to load up to 1.12m.
Volkswagen is not only one of the largest automakers in the world-it`s also one of the biggest producers of commercial vehicles.
Not just vans like the Caddy and Crafter, but proper trucks and buses. And now it`s reorganizing them all under the newly incorporated Truck & Bus GmbH.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles says it has delivered 113 100 vehicles [+4.3 percent compared to 2015] to customers worldwide in the period January to March this year.
In Germany, the brand delivered 28 000 units [3.7 percent more vehicles] in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2015.