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Volkswagen Group of America Donates Specially-Modified 2015 Passat to MedStar National Rehabilitation Network for Patient Therapy

posted by on 20 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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WASHINGTON, DC – For disabled patients who hope to one day restore their independence by driving again, that day is a little closer. This past week, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. donated a specially-modified 2015 Passat, with wrapping courtesy of GEICO, to MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH). The Passat’s decorative wrapping features GEICO Geckos, VW keys […] More…

Dr. Michael Steiner Becomes Group Compliance Commissioner

posted by on 18 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, Va. – Dr. Michael Steiner (51), until now Head of Total Vehicle Development/Quality at Porsche, has been appointed Compliance Commissioner at the Volkswagen Group effective as of November 16, 2015. In this function Steiner reports directly to the CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Matthias Müller. Steiner, who holds a Ph.D. in engineering, moved from Daimler, […] More…

LAAS 2015: Volkswagen Announces Special Edition Beetle Denim

posted by on 17 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The special edition Beetle Denim is a contemporary tribute to the 1970s Beetle Jeans model Exclusive short-run model, arriving in dealerships in early 2016 Equipped with 17-inch Heritage wheels and 1.8-liter TSI® engine Original interior design, including unique seating surfaces and jeans-inspired seat pockets Herndon, VA – Volkswagen of America Inc. announced today the launch […] More…

LAAS 2015: Golf GTE Sport Concept Makes North American Debut

posted by on 17 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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North American debut for a Volkswagen that combines race-car performance and hybrid fuel economy Golf GTE Sport is powered by a 395 horsepower plug-in hybrid system Drivetrain combines two electric motors, World Rally Championship turbocharged engine, and innovative all-wheel-drive system Bridges the gap between road cars and racing cars Lightweight carbon fiber construction Golf GTE Sport […] More…

LAAS 2015: Beetle Dune Adds Aggression to Beetle Lineup

posted by on 17 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Drawing inspiration from classic Baja Bugs, the Dune offers striking new design features plus premium content Offered as both a coupe and a convertible More aggressive exterior styling features new bumpers, side moldings, wheel design, and raised ground clearance New technology for Beetle lineup includes LED taillights and Park Distance Control Standard equipment for Beetle Dune […] More…

Volkswagen of America Reports Record Sales for Tiguan in October

posted by on 4 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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October sales total 30,387 units, a 0.24  percent increase over October 2014 Tiguan delivered 4,815 units, a 167.1 percent increase, marking the best month for the vehicle on record The all-new Golf family of vehicles delivered 5,716 units, a 40.2 percent increase over the previous October  Golf GTI delivered 2,520 units for the month, a […] More…