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U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez Visits Wolfsburg to Learn About Dual Vocational Training and Co-Determination at Volkswagen

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Board Member for Human Resources, Dr. Neumann: “Specialist knowledge, skills and employee involvement are prerequisites for economic success” Wolfsburg, October 28, 2014 – The United States Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez, visited the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg on Tuesday to find out more about dual vocational training and co-determination in the Volkswagen Group. The Secretary […] More…

Volkswagen E-Golf Recognized as Most Efficient Compact EV

posted by on 23 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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116 combined MPGe puts e-Golf at head of compact electric vehicle (EV) class MPGe announcement reinforces e-Golf position as a fun-to-drive, no-compromise plug-in vehicle Fully equipped e-Golf starts at $35,445 Standard fast charging capability can allow 80 percent battery charge within 30 minutes Herndon, VA –  Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the compact, […] More…

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…