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Geneva 2015: Day One and Two Galleries Now Live

posted by on 4 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Our annual pilgrimage to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show has been memorable one due to the phenomenal weather, quality time with industry insiders, and the sheer number of introductions from brands under the Volkswagen Group umbrella.  We’ve gone full-scale in covering this year’s event with hundreds of photos detailing every single Group product in attendance- from […] More…

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce Breaks Cover in Geneva

posted by on 3 March 2015 in Lamborghini News

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For those among us with (very) deep pockets and a penchant for the unhinged, Lamborghini has got you covered.  The Italian sportscar company unveiled their new Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce this morning in Geneva with with 50hp more than the standard Aventador, tasked with propelling 50 kilos less weight.  The result is a car which has […] More…

Bentley Unveils EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at Geneva

posted by on 3 March 2015 in Bentley News

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Geneva is shaping up to be quite the event for the Volkswagen Group, with premieres and unveilings coming from a majority of the brands under the group umbrella.  Bentley first previewed their EXP 10 Speed 6 concept car last evening for journalists at Volkswagen’s Group Night event, with a full reveal planned for this morning.  We now […] More…

Geneva 2015: Volkswagen Premieres Four New Vehicles in Switzerland

posted by on 3 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Newly conceptualised Touran, perfected Sharan and new Passat Alltrack make their debuts in Switzerland Sport Coupé Concept GTE – which features an exclusive sports car design and an innovative plug-in hybrid drive – shows the way to the future The broad and diverse line-up of the Volkswagen brand, which ranges from the family-friendly MPV to […] More…

Geneva 2015: World Premiere of the Golf GTD Variant

posted by on 3 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Spacious long-distance express car consumes just 4.4 litres per 100 km Golf GTD Variant accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds Ten key facts on the premiere of the Golf GTD Variant: 1. First Golf GTD Variant develops 135 kW / 184 PS of power and an impressive 380 Nm of torque. 2. […] More…

European Passat Named “Car of the Year 2015″

posted by on 3 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Coveted honour as Europe’s “Car of the Year” goes to the eighth generation of the best-seller Europe’s “Car of the Year 2015″ is a Volkswagen: the new Passat wins the prestigious award, which is presented every year by the international “Car of the Year” jury. The winner was announced on the afternoon before the Geneva […] More…

Volkswagen Kicks Off Festivities in Geneva with Group Night

posted by on 2 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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It’s officially March, which means one thing- time for the Geneva Motor Show.  As this is by far one of the most- if not the most- important auto shows on the calendar, we’ve sent two staffers to Switzerland to cover each and every one of the Volkswagen Group’s premieres.   That coverage began just a few hours ago […] More…

Volkswagen Invested Nearly $13 Billion in Research and Development in 2014

posted by on 2 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn: “Volkswagen is positioning itself at the forefront of automotive change with ‘Future Tracks’” Focus on electromobility and the digitalization of vehicles, factories and retail 46,000 researchers and developers and over 10,000 IT experts at Volkswagen are working on the mobility of the future Largest low-CO2 fleet: 57 model variants already meet […] More…

Sport Coupé Concept GTE Makes World Debut at the Geneva Auto Show

posted by on 2 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Renders surfaced last week, but now we’ve seen it in the flesh.  Volkswagen’s Sport Coupé Concept GTE ushers in a new era of design for the brand, with its flowing body, gorgeous curves and menacing front fascia.  We can’t wait to see something similar land on showroom floors. Four-door coupé marks beginning of a new […] More…

Dr. Herbert Diess to Take Over as Chairman of Volkswagen Passenger Cars on July 1st

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Dr. Herbert Diess will take up his appointment as a full member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG at the earlier date of July 1, 2015. This was confirmed by the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft on Friday. The appointment thus comes into effect three months earlier than originally planned and is the result of an […] More…

Matthias Müller Joins Volkswagen Group Board of Management

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg, February 27, 2015 – At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft appointed Matthias Müller (61) as a member of the Board of Management with functional responsibility as “Chairman of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG”. Müller will serve in this Group capacity in addition to his responsibilities as President and CEO […] More…

Volkswagen Passat Claims UK Estate Car of the Year Award

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The new Volkswagen Passat Estate, which went on sale in the UK in January, has been named Estate Car of the Year in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2015. Voted for by a panel of 27 professional motoring journalists the UK Car of the Year Awards recognise the best new cars on the […] More…