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Report: Volkswagen to Establish Budget Brand in China

posted by on 30 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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According to a piece published by Bild, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has announced that the Volkswagen Group will bring a ‘budget’ car to market, as it is seen as a key component of future success for the company.  The model will be first available in China at a price point less than 10,000EUR, and eventually […] More…

Lamborghini Confirms Roadster Version of Aventador Superveloce

posted by on 30 June 2015 in Lamborghini News

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So you liked the first Aventador Superveloce, but though that it had entirely too much roof?  Boy, have we got news for you.  At this past weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, Lamborghini President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann announced that the Italian Supercar manufacturer will build 500 Roadster versions of their top of the line Aventador […] More…

Bentley Introduces Limited Edition Continental GT Speed Breitling Jet Team Series

posted by on 30 June 2015 in Bentley News

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Bentley announced today that a new, extremely limited production special edition of their Continental GT Speed will debut tomorrow at the Boeing Safari Airshow in Seattle.  Dubbed the ‘Continental GT Speed Breitling Jet Team Series’ and taking its paint inspiration directly from the L-39 Albatros airplane, this new model will be Bentley’s fastest production vehicle […] More…

TDI-Powered Car Traverses US on Single Tank of Fuel

posted by on 29 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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After averaging an extremely impressive 66mpg, the Neste/CLP Motorsports team has crossed the United States in just a single tank of Neste NEXTBL renewable diesel fuel. The team traveled a total of 2,507 miles at an average of 68mph across the American south, getting a bit of help from Tanner Foust on the final day. […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 29 June 2015 in Motorsport News

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With Volkswagen participating in so many forms of Motorsport around the world, it’s often difficult to keep track of their performance. Luckily for us, Volkswagen Motorsport goes through the trouble of rounding up all of the key information from their various race series, and puts it all in one press release. Let’s get started. 50 […] 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…