Volkswagen AG has devised a new internal code to cover the entire line-up of all future models under its eight-strong multi-marque policy. The new code defines each car by two letters, followed by two numbers. In theory, it can be applied to every forthcoming model. In the new VW coding system, “P,” the first letter, is universal — it merely stands for Platform. The next letter is either “Q” or “L,” to indicate if the model has a transverse or longitudinally mounted engine (Quer is the ...

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