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Volkswagen Reports December 2008 Sales

posted by on 5 January 2009 in Volkswagen News

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HERNDON, Va.— Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced December 2008 sales of 17,577 units, a 14.4 percent decrease over December 2007. Full year sales of 223,128 total units for 2008, was a decrease of 3.2 percent verse 2007 sales. “The auto industry in 2008 was one of the toughest we’ve seen in a long time,.” […] More…

Feature Car: APR Motorsport’s Race GTI

posted by on 17 December 2008 in Feature Cars

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We at VWvortex still reminisce about some of the cars we saw this summer, and tuner cars are no exception. APR Motorsport draws a crowd at every show they visit, and their display cars are a great visual backdrop for their portfolio of parts and accessories. The GTI featured here, APR Motorsport race car 191, […] More…

Volkswagen Reports November 2008 Sales

posted by on 2 December 2008 in Volkswagen News

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HERNDON, Va. — Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced November 2008 sales of 14,295 units, a 19.2 percent decrease over the November 2007 sales of 17,689 vehicles. On a year-to-date basis, 2008 Volkswagen sales are 2.1 percent behind 2007 sales through November. “This is the toughest economic environment we’ve seen in a long time and […] More…

Event Coverage: H20 International 2008

posted by on 17 October 2008 in Events Coverage

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September 27 and 28, Ocean City, MD &#8212 The end of car season is bittersweet. Though we at VWvortex think we have the best jobs in the world, traveling cross-country to show off our cars and catch up with friends, the onset of winter is our time to wind down and catch up on months’ […] More…

Volkswagen “Sign-THEN-Drive” Promotion Returns

posted by on 10 October 2008 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, Va. – Volkswagen of America, Inc is announcing a sales stimulus package to promote the attractiveness of leasing a new Volkswagen. The popular Sign-THEN-Drive sales promotion is returning, effective Friday, Oct. 10, as part of the package Volkswagen will waive the security deposit and make the first monthly payment for the customer. This offer […] More…

VW Wants Your Opinion! Would You Buy a Diesel Performance Hatch?

posted by on 23 September 2008 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen is looking for some feedback on the idea of offering a diesel hot hatch model in the U.S. market. This model would feature most of the GTI performance goodies (such as brakes, suspension, and upgraded wheels and tires) but would be powered by an as-yet-undetermined diesel powerplant. Click on the forum link below to […] More…