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Volkswagen Issues Voluntary Recall on Jetta and Beetle Models

posted by on 17 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, VA – Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the trailing arms on the torsion beam rear suspension of certain 2011-2013 model year Volkswagen […] More…

Volkswagen Chattanooga Establishes Purchasing Academy

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Chattanooga, Tenn. — Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Volkswagen Chattanooga) held an establishment ceremony today for the Volkswagen Beschaffungsakademie (purchasing academy), a training program that will ensure that each employee in the purchasing department has the skills and experience needed to address the challenge of sourcing the parts for both the current model Passat and […] More…

Volkswagen Pairs With Global Green USA to Auction Off First e-Golf in the U.S.

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Bidding is Live at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf; Proceeds Benefit Global Green USA’s Efforts to Advance Smart Solutions to Climate Change  Herndon, VA (October 13, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) and Global Green USA today announced the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf. The auction, hosted online at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf, gives bidders the opportunity to be the first […] More…

Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Determined to Win at Red Bull Global Rallycross Seattle

posted by on 24 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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Tanner Foust and Scott Speed race Rockstar Energy Drink Beetle GRC and 7UP Polo in ninth round of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship Herndon, VA — Following an eventful weekend in Los Angeles, Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed are focused on securing leading positions at the ninth round of the […] More…

Volkswagen Beetle Classic Model Goes on Sale, Priced From $20,195

posted by on 23 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Limited-edition 1.8T Coupe further improves the Beetle’s compelling value story Herndon, VA — Today, Volkswagen of America, Inc., announced that the limited-edition Beetle Classic model will go on sale this week, starting at $20,195 for the 1.8T Coupe. This new model enhances the value story for the Beetle, adding a host of new features in addition […] More…

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating From the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

posted by on 19 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, VA – (September 19,2014) The redesigned 2015 Jetta, when equipped with the optional Forward  Collision Warning system, has been named a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2015 Jetta offers a combination of both passive and active systems and has been engineered to meet or exceed current crash regulations. […] More…