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ŠKODA Sees Increases Across the Board in First Half of 2015

posted by on 31 July 2015 in Skoda News

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ŠKODA reported their first half results yesterday, and things are looking quite good for the Czech auto manufacturer.  Year over year, ŠKODA’s revenues were up 7.5 per cent and deliveries were at a record high 544,300 units.  Operating profits were reported at an impressive 22.8 per cent over 2014, showing brand strength in the face of […] More…

WRC 2: Fabia R5 to Take on the Fastest Rally of the Year

posted by on 30 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Škoda’s Fabia R5 will be joining Volkswagen Motorsport’s Polo R WRC in Finland this weekend for the season’s fastest rally.  Rally Finland will give the Fabia R5 it’s toughest test yet, with average speeds of more than 100 kph and jumps that can launch a car more than 50 meters.  The event holds massive importance […] More…

Video: Tanner Foust Races Cyclists Down a Mountain

posted by on 30 July 2015 in Videos

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Ah, the life of a professional Rallycross racer and stunt driver.  As part of Volkswagen of America’s VW 4 Cycling campaign, the manufacturer has been hitting US Cycling events across the country, including the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships earlier this month at Mammoth Mountain in California.  Being a resident of the golden state […] More…

Clarkson, Hammond and May Strike Deal with Amazon

posted by on 30 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Great news!  Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have signed a deal which will bring a new program to Amazon Prime TV, that will be produced by former Top Gear head Andy Wilman.  While the new show is sure to be a return to form for the trio, it will be interesting to see […] More…

WRC: Volkswagen Duos at the Front in the Finland Shakedown

posted by on 30 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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124.77 km/h average speed as warm-up – standard Neste Oil Rally Finland Mikkelsen in second is the fastest Volkswagen driver on the “Ruuhimäki” stage A tenth of a second separates Latvala in fourth and Ogier in fifth Wolfsburg. High speed, long jumps – the Volkswagen drivers started the rally weekend well at the shakedown in […] More…

Volkswagen Offers New Levels of Connectivity with Class Leading Infotainment Technologies

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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VW is one of the first automakers to implement the top three technology standards for in-vehicle smartphone integration VW’s Next Generation Car-Net platform offers one of the most comprehensive suites of connected services in the auto industry Smartphone integration available through Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and MirrorLink® Connectivity features available across VW lineup, in virtually […] More…