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Information for editors 

Volkswagen Financial Services are a business division of the Volkswagen AG group of companies and comprise Volkswagen Financial Services AG along with its associated companies, Volkswagen Bank GmbH, Porsche Financial Services, and the financial services companies in the USA and Canada that belong directly or indirectly to Volkswagen AG – with the exception of the financial services of the Scania brand and Porsche Holding Salzburg. The key business fields embrace dealer and customer financing, leasing, the bank and insurance business, fleet management and mobility offers. Volkswagen Financial Services have a total of 16,558 employees worldwide, Volkswagen Financial Services report total assets of around EUR 225.6 billion, an operating result of EUR 2.8 billion and a portfolio of around 21.9 million current contracts (as at: 31.12.2020). 

Press Releases

Please find the latest press releases relating to VWFS and our partners below.


Five used cars perfect for the best UK road trips this summer

Exploring these shores on the open road is back in vogue for 2021, so if you’re looking to change cars and are eyeing up a potential road trip this summer, we’ve matched five used cars to five of the best UK-based road trips.

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Milton Keynes Parks Trust goes electric with new fleet of Volkswagen ID.3s

Milton Keynes’ green spaces will become a little greener this summer after the city’s Parks Trust ordered a new fleet of Volkswagen’s ground-breaking ID.3 electric vehicles.

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Why is a universal payment app essential to mainstream adoption of electric vehicles?

CEO Mike Todd discusses the ever-growing electric vehicle revolution and why having a universal payment app is essential for the future.

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Volkswagen Financial Services named in top 20 best places to work for women

VWFS has been named the 13th best place to work in the UK in the annual Great Place to Work Super Large Category for Best Workplaces™ for Women.


British motorists want to go electric as 78% say it’ll hurt the environment if they don’t give up petrol and diesel cars

Half of British drivers (50%) say they’d like to help the planet by switching to an electric vehicle, but industry experts explain more needs to be done to highlight the benefits of EVs.

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Seven top tips for planning the perfect road trip

The Spring Bank Holiday is almost here and it’s expected that thousands of people across the UK will pack up their cars for a staycation over the long weekend. We have rounded up seven top tips for planning the perfect road trip this Spring Bank Holiday.

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Rent-a-Car bookings more than double in lockdown amid rise of staycations and online shopping

Demand for rental vehicles has more than doubled during lockdown, according to new data out today from one of the UK’s leading automotive finance companies. 


VWFS UK and Volkswagen Group UK launch innovative aftercare plan: All-in

The pioneering All-in plan, launching this spring, will be available for customers who drive a vehicle from Volkswagen, Audi, ŠKODA, SEAT or Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles that is over three years old, and boasts access to a comprehensive suite of benefits.

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Rise in VW campervan finance as Brits prepare to drive to summer staycations

British holidaymakers are gearing up for a summer of staycations, according to new data out today from one of the UK’s leading automotive finance companies. 

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VWFS accelerating towards digital future with double appointment to Board of Management

Volkswagen Financial Services UK (VWFS) can announce that Dan James, Marketing Director and Chief Digital Officer, and Matt Solven, Risk and Controlling Director, joined the Board of Management on 1st May 2021. 

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VWFS named in top 20 best places to work in the UK

Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) has been named the 18th best place to work in the UK in the annual Great Place to Work Super Large Category for Best Workplaces.

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Almost a quarter of Brits see themselves driving an electric vehicle within five years 

New research from Volkswagen Financial Services UK (VWFS) can reveal that almost a quarter of Brits (23%) see themselves driving an electric vehicle within five years.


Overcoming Fleet EV's Confusion of Charges

Concern about access to charging points is one of the main barriers to wider adoption of electric vehicles in fleets, but Mike Todd, CEO of Volkswagen Financial Services, says making it easier for drivers to use all of the existing charging infrastructure can help overcome range and charging anxiety.


VWFS UK appoints new Head of Marketing 

Volkswagen Financial Services UK (VWFS) has appointed ex-SEAT national communications and digital marketing manager Charlotte Cheeseman as Head of Marketing to lead the car finance provider in its marketing efforts out of the pandemic and continue its preparations to be fit for future.


3 in 4 brits would rather drive than get public transport as car showrooms reopen

Cars have become more important to British people’s lives due to COVID-19, according to new data out today from one of the UK’s leading automotive finance companies.

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Volkswagen Financial Services UK recognised as a great place to work in wellbeing index

Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) UK has been officially recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in the latest wellbeing index published by employee experience platform, Great Place to Work.

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2021: A New Emerging Landscape 

Mike Todd, CEO at VWFS predicts that aside from the impact of Brexit, three other key areas will continue to influence the automotive sector’s response post COVID-19.

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Coronavirus can’t stop the EV juggernaut, say fleet owners

Fleet owners are predicting coronavirus will not stop the move to electric and are demanding suppliers give them the necessary knowledge to learn and help customers get electric vehicles on the road, according to a survey by VWFS.

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Acceleration of automotive disruption

Our CEO Mike Todd outlines how the impact of COVID-19 on our lifestyles is leading to an acceleration of industry disruption, with consumers at the heart.  

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Carl zu Dohna joins VWFS as Chief Commercial Officer

Carl zu Dohna, who joined VWFS UK from VW Commercial Vehicles (VWCW) earlier this month, believes the auto finance sector has a responsibility to get Britain moving again. 


Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

A letter from our CEO Mike Todd to all our customers impacted by the Coronavirus. 

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3 Year Fixed Price Car Insurance

Click the link below to view the press relase for the launch of 3 Year Fixed Price Car Insurance by Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) LTD. 

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heycar UK launch

Click here to view the press release regarding the launch of heycar in the UK on the heycar UK website.