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Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Team Battles Challenges in North Carolina

posted by on 6 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Tanner Foust and Scott Speed post quick lap times throughout the weekend, yet were unable to race in the final. Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team heads home after an unlucky round of racing at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River in North Carolina. While Tanner Foust and Scott Speed posted some […] More…

Volkswagen and Discovery Channel Launch “Sharks Rescored” Campaign for Shark Week

posted by on 2 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Microsite, mini documentary and original music composition will highlight how music can be used to change perceptions of sharks  Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. in its fourth year as a sponsor of Discovery’s Channel’s SHARK WEEK, is collaborating with the network to debut Sharks ReScored as part of the Golf SportWagen launch. The all-new Golf […] More…

GRC: Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Primed for Round Four in North Carolina

posted by on 2 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Tanner Foust and Scott Speed look to move up in the driver championship point standings Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team heads to North Carolina this weekend for the fourth round of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship. With two podium finishes in the first three races, drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed aim […] More…

Volkswagen of America Reports June Sale Increase of 5.6 Percent

posted by on 1 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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June sales total 30,436 units, a 5.6 percent increase over June 2014 The all-new Golf family of vehicles delivered 6,145 units, a 143 percent increase, the best June for Golf since 2000 Golf delivered 1,967 units for the month, a 227.8  percent increase Jetta sedan delivered 10,944  units, a 8.3 percent increase Tiguan delivered 2,604 […] More…

Volkswagen Completes Successful Renewable Fuel Evaluation with Solazyme and Amyris

posted by on 29 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Two-year trial evaluated the effects of renewable diesel solutions with existing and next-generation TDI® Clean Diesel applications Belmont, Calif. –Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the successful completion of its Renewable Diesel Evaluation Program in collaboration with Solazyme, Inc. (Nasdaq:SZYM) and Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), two of the world’s leaders in renewable fuels and products. Beginning […] More…

Volkswagen Group, Museum of Modern Art, and MoMA PS1 Expand Long-Term Partnership

posted by on 26 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Two further years of cooperation agreed Volkswagen Group of America to be lead partner of MoMA education The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and MoMA PS1 and Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) announced on Thursday afternoon in New York City an expanded two-year partnership that will provide lead support for all of MoMA’s award-winning education […] More…