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APR Releases Solid Shifter Cable Bracket

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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APR is pleased to present the Solid Shifter Cable Bracket. Through countless years of professional racing, APR Motorsport identified the factory shifter cable bracket system as a source of sloppy shifts, missed gears, bracket and bushing failure and even transmission failure. The factory shifter cable bracket is made from plastic with rubber bushings. Over time […] More…

Video: 2015 Jetta Small Overlap Crash Test

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Videos

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The newly face-lifted Jetta has been called many things, but unsafe certainly isn’t one of them.  Recently, the IIHS uploaded a video of the Jetta undergoing the usually catastrophic “small overlap” crash test onto their highly entertaining YouTube channel.  See exactly how it fared in the video below. The small overlap looks terrible, as it […] More…

Volkswagen Launches Major Electric Offensive in China

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen will launch a large electric-offensive on the Chinese market later this year, with the introduction of the e-up!  The e-Golf and plug-in hybrid Golf GTE will quickly follow in 2015, with a goal of over 20 green vehicles by 2018 said Jochen Heizmann, head of Volkswagen Group China. Heizmann said that now was the time […] More…

Bentley Adds Continental GT3-R to Ice Driving Experience

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Bentley News

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For the wealthier among us, manufacturers offer winter driving courses which work to improve the car control skills of each participant, and show off their most impressive metal in the process.  Bentley is no exception to this, with their own four-day course in northern Finland enabling drivers to work on their ice driving skills on […] More…

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…

Video: Volkswagen at Rally Spain

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Videos

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Rally Spain was a big one for Volkswagen Motorsport, with the team of Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia clinching the Driver’s and Co-Driver’s Championships after their seventh overall win in just 12 events.  After each Rally, Volkswagen releases a recap video using a mix of footage shot by the WRC and Volkswagen themselves, and their […] More…