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D.C. United and Volkswagen Ink Landmark Sponsorship Deal

posted by on 6 May 2008 in Volkswagen News

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Washington, D.C. (May 6, 2008) – D.C. United and Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced a five-year partnership agreement that will see the two brands join forces in a landmark deal that includes Volkswagen’s logo on the shirts of the most successful team in the history of American professional soccer. Volkswagen will also be prominently […] More…

Volkswagen Posts Strong April Sales Numbers

posted by on 1 May 2008 in Volkswagen News

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HERNDON, VA.— Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced April 2008 sales of 19,415 units, a 1.7 percent increase over the April 2007 sales of 19,086 vehicles. On a year-to-date basis, 2008 Volkswagen sales are 0.8 percent ahead of 2007 sales through April. A sign that spring is definitely in the air is Volkswagen’s innovative coupe-convertible-sunroof […] More…

Volkswagen Announces All-New Service Retention Program

posted by on 9 April 2008 in Volkswagen News

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich.—Volkswagen Group of America today announced that PEAK PERFORMANCE will be the exclusive provider for their new industry-leading service retention program, named Volkswagen TRAC – Target & Retain Aftersales Customers. TRAC was exclusively designed by Volkswagen to increase customer retention and brand loyalty through targeted customer segmentation for enriched one-to-one marketing. “We are […] More…

Volkswagen Reports Record Deliveries, Sales Revenue and Profit

posted by on 13 March 2008 in Volkswagen News

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WOLFSBURG, Germany- The Volkswagen Group reached new records for deliveries, sales revenue and profit last year. “For the Volkswagen Group, 2007 was by far the most successful year in the Company’s history,” said Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, at the presentation of the Company’s 2007 financial results […] More…

Volkswagen Sponsors 2008 Olympic Games

posted by on 13 March 2008 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg/Beijing – More than 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries will be competing in the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing from 8-24 August, 2008. Athletes will be competing for gold, silver and bronze in 28 disciplines. Volkswagen is supporting the Organisation Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing (BOCOG) as national main sponsor. […] More…

Volkswagen Installs Electronic Stabilization Program Across the Line in 2009

posted by on 6 March 2008 in Volkswagen News

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that its Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) will be standard equipment on every 2009 model year Volkswagen vehicle – passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, and minivans. By offering ESP as a standard feature, Volkswagen is the first non-luxury manufacturer to include an electronic stabilization system at […] More…