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VWGoA and MoMA Team Up to Create Groundbreaking Audio Component for Björk Retrospective

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Global museum debut for pioneering augmented audio guide Customized audio experience for each visitor Functionality based on Volkswagen technology Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) has partnered with The Museum of Modern Art to create a first-ever augmented audio guide as an integral part of Björk, a retrospective of the Icelandic artist and musician Björk, opening at MoMA […] More…

Volkswagen Plant Expansion Underway in Chattanooga

posted by on 25 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Construction Will Add 2nd Vehicle Line: New Midsize SUV CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Construction is underway at the Volkswagen Chattanooga manufacturing facility in preparation for production of an all new Midsize SUV. The first phase of construction started in early January 2015 and will continue for the next two years. Volkswagen Chattanooga CEO and President Christian Koch gave […] More…

Volkswagen Announces 2015 Golf SportWagen Pricing

posted by on 12 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Pricing starts at $21,395 for the S model with manual transmission: a content adjusted reduction of $700 over the previous base Jetta SportWagen New TDI® S model reduces base Clean Diesel pricing by almost $2,000 Newly available driver assistance technology includes Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Post-Collision Braking System Larger interior than outgoing Jetta SportWagen […] More…

Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Prepares for 2015 with Two Beetle GRC Race Cars

posted by on 12 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Tanner Foust and Scott Speed return to the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship for a second season with the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team  Chicago, IL  — After a strong performance in its inaugural season, the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team is ready to challenge for this year’s driver and manufacturer titles in the Global Rallycross Championship. In […] More…

Volkswagen Group of America Announces Port of Jacksonville, Fla. as Southeastern U.S. Port

posted by on 11 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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— Volkswagen, Audi and Bentley will import and distribute vehicles through the port, with plans of transporting approximately 550,000 units in the next five years — Jacksonville, Fla. (February 11, 2015) – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., today, joined Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Boxold, state and local dignitaries, as well […] More…

Volkswagen of America to Invest $10 Million in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure by 2016

posted by on 10 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Washington, D.C., February 10, 2015 – Jörg Sommer, vice president, product marketing and strategy, Volkswagen of America, today presented Volkswagen’s holistic approach to e-mobility surrounding the launch of the zero-tailpipe emissions 2015 e-Golf, including a $10 million commitment to support electric vehicle infrastructure by 2016. During a presentation delivered at the 2015 Electric Drive Congress in […] More…