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Dr. Herbert Diess to Take Over as Chairman of Volkswagen Passenger Cars on July 1st

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Dr. Herbert Diess will take up his appointment as a full member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG at the earlier date of July 1, 2015. This was confirmed by the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft on Friday. The appointment thus comes into effect three months earlier than originally planned and is the result of an […] More…

Matthias Müller Joins Volkswagen Group Board of Management

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg, February 27, 2015 – At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft appointed Matthias Müller (61) as a member of the Board of Management with functional responsibility as “Chairman of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG”. Müller will serve in this Group capacity in addition to his responsibilities as President and CEO […] More…

Volkswagen Passat Claims UK Estate Car of the Year Award

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The new Volkswagen Passat Estate, which went on sale in the UK in January, has been named Estate Car of the Year in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2015. Voted for by a panel of 27 professional motoring journalists the UK Car of the Year Awards recognise the best new cars on the […] More…

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…

WRC: Volkswagen Drivers Ready for Action at Rally Mexico

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Motorsport News

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First gravel event of the WRC year at dizzying heights Double world champions Ogier/Ingrassia head overseas as championship leaders Two victories with the Polo R WRC: successful record for Volkswagen in Mexico On to the third round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with plenty of heart and at full throttle – with Corazón […] More…

World RX: Karlsson Reveals Volkswagen Scirocco

posted by on 27 February 2015 in Motorsport News

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Ramona Karlsson has revealed that she will return to FIA World Rallycross in 2015, aiming to trade her Peugeot 208 for a Volkswagen Scirocco.  The car previously was campaigned by Kristoffersson Motorsport, and is currently undergoing further development at renowned chassis builder Ingvar Gunnarsson Motorsport while Ramona’s privateer effort gathers the funds to support her 2015 effort. […] More…