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Volkswagen Offers New Levels of Connectivity with Class Leading Infotainment Technologies

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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VW is one of the first automakers to implement the top three technology standards for in-vehicle smartphone integration VW’s Next Generation Car-Net platform offers one of the most comprehensive suites of connected services in the auto industry Smartphone integration available through Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and MirrorLink® Connectivity features available across VW lineup, in virtually […] More…

Volkswagen to Offer High-End Driver Assistance Features for the 2016 Model Year

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Many models in the 2016 Volkswagen lineup offer new driver assistance systems that used to be the sole preserve of premium and luxury vehicles Herndon, VA — For the 2016 model year, Volkswagen is offering a host of driver assistance features that were only previously available on the premium Touareg SUV—and adding some new ones that truly […] More…

GRC: Speed Scores Back-to-Back Second Place Finishes in Detroit Doubleheader

posted by on 27 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Speed gains valuable championship points in the first-ever rallycross races in the Motor City.   Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team heads home with two podium finishes after a long doubleheader race weekend in Detroit. Drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed were consistently among the quickest cars at Belle Isle Park, often finding themselves […] More…

Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Team Looks to Earn Championship Points in Rounds Five and Six in Detroit

posted by on 23 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Tanner Foust and Scott Speed view doubleheader as opportunity to advance in driver championship standings this weekend Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team heads to Michigan for the first Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship race in the Motor City. With mechanical issues troubling the team in recent races, drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed […] More…

Volkswagen Chattanooga Builds 500,000th Passat

posted by on 22 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Volkswagen Chattanooga has achieved a significant production milestone with the completion of its 500,000th Passat. The car, produced in the world’s first and only LEED Platinum certified factory, was a Candy White Limited Edition, with black interior, keyless access with pushbutton start, a rearview camera, heated seats, a 170 horsepower, 1.8 liter turbo engine, […] More…

Volkwagen Group of America Announced $6.8 Million Investment in California

posted by on 17 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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— Automaker to build parts distribution facility in Sacramento, Calif., to support continued U.S. growth, and enhance service for VWGoA dealers in the region— Herndon, Va. – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA), today announced plans to invest $6.8 million to expand its logistics operations by opening a new Pacific Northwest Parts Distribution Center in […] More…