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Video: Rallye Monte Carlo Recap

posted by on 26 January 2015 in Videos

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While most of us were chasing the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona from Fox station to Fox station, then online, and finally back to a Fox station, Volkswagen Motorsport was in pursuit of history in Monte Carlo.  This year’s WRC season opener was an overwhelming success for Volkswagen, as the manufacturer became the fifth to ever sweep in […] More…

Giorgio Sanna Named Head of Motorsport at Lamborghini

posted by on 26 January 2015 in Lamborghini News

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Lamborghini has announced Giorgio Sanna as their new Head of Motorsport.  The 39 year old Italian has worked at Lamborghini since 2001, when he began his career as a test driver and has worked his way to becoming the chief R&D test driver.  Sanna also holds a number of speed records, and participated in many […] More…

Bentley Motors Announces Michael Winkler as New President and CEO of Bentley of The Americas

posted by on 26 January 2015 in Bentley News

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Bentley Motors has announced Michael Winkler as the new President and CEO of Bentley of the Americas, effective April 2015.  Winkler has spent more than 30 years in the auto industry, with experience at Porsche in three different markets, and Jaguar Land Rover in Australia. Read the full Press Release below. (Crewe/Herndon 26th January 2015) Bentley Motors […] More…

Find of the Day: 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

posted by on 26 January 2015 in Find Of the Day

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We don’t normally feature new cars in our Find of the Day, but this isn’t a typical new car.  Volkswagen of Fort Meyers have dug deep in the VW Accessories parts catalog, going just about as OEM+ as you can get to create a close representation of what many of you want, but can’t have just yet. […] More…

Volkswagen Group UK Awarded Police and Emergency Services Contract

posted by on 26 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Milton Keynes, 26 January 2015: Volkswagen Group UK Ltd – which encompasses the Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles, Audi, SEAT and ŠKODA brands – has been appointed as a supplier to the public sector, police and emergency services, securing a three-year contract under the new Crown Commercial Services (CCS) vehicle supply framework agreement. The […] More…

Volkswagen Sweeps Podium at Rally Monte Carlo

posted by on 26 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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Second generation Polo R WRC makes dream debut at the legendary Rally Monte Carlo Ogier/Ingrassia win, ahead of Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene Volkswagen the fifth manufacturer ever to claim a one-two-three at the most iconic rally Volkswagen started the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a historic success. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila […] More…

Volkswagen Running 1-2-3 After First Full Day of Rally Monte Carlo

posted by on 23 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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Starting order, tyre selection and calculated risk are Friday’s talking points at the “Monte” Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene on course for podium finishes A thriller that resulted in a success story: Volkswagen reached the half-way point of the Rally Monte Carlo in first, second and third. Day two of the opening round of the FIA […] More…

Bentley Shows Home Furniture Line in Paris

posted by on 23 January 2015 in Bentley News

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If a Bentley is slightly out of your price range, but you still yearn for that level of comfort, the Crewe-based luxury automaker has the perfect solution.  Starting at just under $4,000, Bentley now offers a line of home furniture that will allow owners to experience legendary Bentley luxury within the home.  The line is […] More…

Ducati to Show Three Special Scramblers in Italy

posted by on 23 January 2015 in Ducati News

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Ducati will be premiering the first three special editions of its highly anticipated Scrambler model at the Verona Motor Bike Expo this weekend.  Destined to be an aftermarket favorite, the Scrambler is available in four different styles directly from the factory, with the ability to be further personalized by each customer.  Ducati’s Scrambler is powered by a […] More…

Volkswagen Off to Successful Start in Monte Carlo

posted by on 23 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia end day one of the WRC season in second place overall Extremely tough conditions: wet asphalt compounds treacherous ice and snow Latvala/Anttila third, Mikkelsen/Fløene seventh Volkswagen is second and third overall following the early exchanges at the Rally Monte Carlo. Day one of the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rally […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport Runs the World’s Fastest Taxi Service in Monte Carlo

posted by on 22 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Drifting through Monaco: celebs enjoy rallying up close and personal Idris Elba, Renaud Lavillenie and Jacky Ickx on board the Polo R WRC The fastest city tour in the history of Monaco: the Rally Monte Carlo offered celebrities the opportunity to discover the city on the Côte d’Azur from the cockpit of a World Rally […] More…

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Cleans Up at 2015 Business Van of the Year Awards

posted by on 22 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Transporter named ‘Best Crew Van’ Amarok wins ‘Best Utility Pick-Up’ and ‘Best Double Cab’ awards Caddy awarded ‘Best Local Delivery Van’ Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presented with ‘Best Service Package for Van Owners’ and ‘BestFinance Package for Van Owners’ awards Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is celebrating a stunning trophy haul at the annual Business Van Awards. The brand swept the board on its way […] More…