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Volkswagen Unveils Routan at Chicago Auto Show

posted by on 6 February 2008 in Volkswagen News

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CHICAGO – Volkswagen of America today unveiled the Routan, an all new seven-passenger minivan. It delivers the best of both worlds: a vehicle that combines European sensibilities in design, fit and finish, and handling characteristics with market relevant features and outstanding value. The Routan is instantly recognizable as a member of the Volkswagen family, with […] More…

Oldest Diesel Rabbit in Nation Found

posted by on 16 August 2007 in Volkswagen News

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OLDEST VOLKSWAGEN DIESEL FOUND IN CALIFORNIA 1977 Volkswagen Rabbit Recognized As Oldest Volkswagen Diesel AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that, as part of its diesel heritage search, it has located the oldest operating Volkswagen diesel vehicle in America, a 1977 Rabbit owned by Clint Wilson of Tehachapi, Calif. The Rabbit’s was […] More…

The New Golf GTI Pirelli

posted by on 18 May 2007 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg, 17 May 2007 – The Golf GTI Pirelli is back; a powerful, fast and very exclusive GTI. Volkswagen is continuing the history of one of the best known limited edition models in Europe. In May 1983, the “Original Pirelli” arrived on the market. It was based on the first generation, second series Golf GTI. […] More…

Porsche Places Bid For Volkswagen

posted by on 30 April 2007 in Volkswagen News

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Stuttgart- Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, Germany, submitted its mandatory offer to acquire shares of Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, Germany, on this Monday after the offer documentation was officially approved by the Federal Agency for Financial Services Supervision (BaFin) for publication. The acceptance period is limited to approximately four weeks and ends on May […] More…

Special Edition GTI Heats Up Dealerships

posted by on 21 February 2007 in Volkswagen News

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. –Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that the exclusive Fahrenheit GTI has arrived at dealerships. This uniquely styled, high performance hatchback is available to only 1200 lucky customers. The Fahrenheit GTI distinguishes itself from others in the lineup with its electrifying orange exterior color that is sure to turn heads. Each distinctive […] More…

World Premiere of the Passat BlueMotion in Geneva

posted by on 12 February 2007 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg, 12 February 2007 -The new Passat BlueMotion – no other vehicle of its size consumes less fuel. The saloon needs exactly 5.1 litres of diesel for 100 km. And just as convincing: a CO2 emission level of just 136 g/km. The world premiere of the Passat BlueMotion is 6th March at the Geneva Motor […] More…