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The Volksource ethos…


The Volksource Ethos… “necessity is the mother of invention” Volksource was born from a need, a need to be able to source, scrutinise, quantify, compare, and decide on who, how and what to use for your classic Volkswagen. This was a difficult situation… “difficult situations inspire ingenious solutions” This was how the concept for Volksource […]

Volksource Media Pack 2022

        Volksource is a purpose built site dedicated to bringing VW specialist traders and the Vdub community together in the form of a VW ONLY trade directory.   As a VW Trader you can position your business directly in front of your target audience by submitting your business details on to the […]

Visiting Wolfsburg, Germany


Visiting Wolfsburg Travelling – Berlin to Wolfsburg We travelled from the central Berlin station, Berlin Hauptbahnhof, on a train bound for Amsterdam. It is about an hour or 1 hour 20 minutes depending on which train you catch. We paid €172 for a return journey for two people (€81 each) on a same day return […]

VW Gift Ideas… some neat Christmas gifts


VW Gift Ideas…   Looking for some neat VW Gift ideas or Christmas present ideas with a VW theme? In the ever developing VW gift market, here’s a snapshot of things that caught our eye this year…   There is of course our own range of gifts we have been working on if it tickles […]

Volkswagen Books – best of the bunch…


Title: How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot Additional Info: For air cooled vw’s, bugs, buses, ghias etc. With sections on hi-performance, history, suppliers, electrical impulses. Type1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4 & fuel injection 1200, 1300, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800 & 2000 Author / Illustrators […]

VW Air Suspension

VW Air Suspension


    Air Suspension If you want to eat the weeds, but still use your VW regularly air suspension is the answer.     Air suspension on vehicles is not a new concept and commercial vehicles and buses have used air shocks to accomplish height adjustment and a smooth ride for years. But in recent […]

VW Maintenance Schedule

VW Maintenance Schedule


  As well as looking after your Volkswagen, for those who like to get involved in the upkeep of their vehicles and carry out the work themselves, a regular maintenance schedule is a great way to really get to know your vehicle in detail down to every nut and bolt, every noise and smell, and […]

VW Camper Hire VW Wedding Hire

VW Campervan Hire


VW Camper Hire The Volkswagen scene has recently seen a boom in the campervan rental market in the UK fuelled by the festival-goers, wedding hire, and the popularity of UK camping holidays. The recession brought about a huge upsurge in the camping industry with families opting for tent/caravan holidays rather than expensive overseas excursions. This […]

History of Volkswagen – the 1930’s


History of Volkswagen – The Early Years – the 1930’s May 28th 1937 automotive history was made with the founding of a new automobile company, the Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH, that, a little over a year later, became Volkswagenwerk GmbH. Thus began the formal story of Volkswagen. The real history of the […]

The evolution of you and your wagen…


The evolution of you, and your wagen…   Take your Vdub through your life, and unlike any other vehicle you can tinker or totally transform it to how you want it to be. It’s your project, it’s your design! From the dizzy teenage years through to mid-life and beyond, the Volkswagen offers you an ever […]