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Volkswagen Invested Nearly $13 Billion in Research and Development in 2014

posted by on 2 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn: “Volkswagen is positioning itself at the forefront of automotive change with ‘Future Tracks’” Focus on electromobility and the digitalization of vehicles, factories and retail 46,000 researchers and developers and over 10,000 IT experts at Volkswagen are working on the mobility of the future Largest low-CO2 fleet: 57 model variants already meet […] More…

Sport Coupé Concept GTE Makes World Debut at the Geneva Auto Show

posted by on 2 March 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Renders surfaced last week, but now we’ve seen it in the flesh.  Volkswagen’s Sport Coupé Concept GTE ushers in a new era of design for the brand, with its flowing body, gorgeous curves and menacing front fascia.  We can’t wait to see something similar land on showroom floors. Four-door coupé marks beginning of a new […] More…

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…