This year is a land mark in the history of Volkswagen. The thirty millionth model of ‘Golf’ was completed in the manufacturing unit in ‘Wolfsburg’ in Germany. Volkswagen started production of Golf thirty nine years ago, in ‘1974’. The new model now on display is called ‘Golf TDI BlueMotion’. Among the European car markers Volkswagen now holds a record of manufacturing the highest number of cars. It is reckoned that daily nearly two thousand people have bought Golf in the last thirty nine years.
The second important news for the management and workers of Volkswagen is that they are given an ‘award’ for ‘the car of the year 2013’. Sixty prominent individuals from all over the world were part of the panel which decided to give the prize to the ‘Golf’ model. A senior member of the management of ‘Volkswagen’ said that if one looks at the production of ‘Golf’ in the past thirty nine years one can see the development of automobile industry, The vechile has undergone seven major changes from the year 1974 to 2013 to keep up with the developing technologies. Each now change incorporated major technological improvement and Volkswagen were able to produce better cars. Each refurbished model did better than the earlier one, the 1st model came with a ‘front wheel drive’, in the 3rd model Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) system was introduced along with ‘Electronic Stability Control’ system and a modified Gearbox which worked on two Clutches. The executive then went on enumerate the modifications made to each model which helped in making the car a marvel of engineering, safety and efficiency.
The latest model ‘Golf TDI BlueMotion’ comes with the state of art technology, fuel efficiency and weighs less. It consumes less fuel and can go one hundred KM on just three point two Litres. The vehicle is also equipped with special technologies which were offered only in ‘premium class’ vehicles