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VWvortex Launches exhaustiv Car Search Tool to Help VW Enthusiasts Find Their Next Volkswagen

posted by on 18 January 2011 in Volkswagen News

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Lombard, IL – Vwvortex.com, the world’s largest website for Volkswagen enthusiasts, has launched its exhaustiv auto classified aggregator tool designed to help pair VWvortex readers with an extensive selection of Volkswagens and other vehicles listed for sale all over the web. Every month VWvortex attracts more than 1.5 million unique visitors that are or seek […] More…

Audi RS 3 Sportback: Big Performance in a Small Package

posted by on 22 November 2010 in Audi News

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• Five-cylinder turbo delivering 250 kW (340 hp) and 450 Nm (331.90 lb ft) of torque • Zero to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 4.6 seconds, superior pulling power • Seven-speed S tronic, quattro drive and 19-inch wheels Blazing performance, compact size. Audi has added a new model to its dynamic RS series: the RS 3 Sportback. In […] More…

Event Coverage: Dubs along the Delaware 2010

posted by on 2 August 2010 in Events Coverage

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It’s not England, Worthersee nor a California locale but the state of Pennyslvania never seems to let us down when it comes to summer automotive enthusiast events and this past weekend’s Dubs on the Delaware show in the Pocono mountains exemplifies this. Held on the grounds of the Shawnee Inn between that facility’s sprawling golf […] More…

Hybrid Radio: The Car Radio of Tomorrow

posted by on 30 July 2010 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg, GERMANY – Volkswagen has joined forces with radio station Hit-Radio Antenne Niedersachsen to develop the radio of the future: the Hybrid Radio. The listener can use the system according to his or her individual needs and decide on how and when he or she listens to the radio. “The Hybrid Radio is bound to […] More…

Volkswagen Group Lifts Profitability Substantially in First Half of 2010

posted by on 30 July 2010 in Volkswagen News

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• Sales revenue up 20.7 percent to €61.8 billion (€51.2 billion) • Operating profit climbs to €2.8 billion (€1.2 billion) • Profit before tax more than triples to €2.6 billion (€0.8 billion) • Automotive Division net liquidity up 42.2 percent to €17.5 billion (€12.3 billion) • Chairman of the Board of Management Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn: “Earnings clearly in excess […] More…

Volkswagen Group Reports New Delivery Record for first Half Year

posted by on 30 July 2010 in Volkswagen News

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• About 16 percent increase for Group and for Volkswagen core brand • Vigorous growth in China, USA and Western Europe • Group Board Member for Sales Klingler: “Very pleased with progress to date – but no guarantee of success for second half year” Wolfsburg, GERMANY – The Volkswagen Group delivered more vehicles than originally expected during the […] More…