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Video: Beetle Police Car Featured in Latest Edition of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee

posted by on 25 June 2015 in Videos

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As fairly large fans of both Jerry Seinfeld and cars in general, we’re pretty excited to watch each new episode of the funnyman’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” series on Crackle.  This week is just a bit more special for us though, as Jerry chooses to shuttle longtime friend Bill Maher in a vintage Volkswagen […] More…

Now Hiring: Volkswagen Motorsport Looking for ‘Performance Data Engineer’

posted by on 25 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Do you have a Mechanical or Automotive Engineering degree and a keen eye for data analysis?  If so, Volkswagen Motorsport just might be looking for you. In a tweet this morning, Volkswagen Motorsport posted a job listing for a new ‘Performance Data Engineer’ to join their ever-expanding team.  This extremely fortunate individual would follow Volkswagen […] More…

Application Process for Fourth “Science Award for Electrochemistry” of BASF and Volkswagen Opens

posted by on 25 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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  Outstanding researchers have to apply until July 24, 2015 The International Science Award offers total prize money of €100,000, including €50,000 for the first rank The awards ceremony takes place on October 28, 2015, in Tokyo, Japan The International “Science Award for Electrochemistry” of BASF and Volkswagen is set to be awarded for the […] More…

Report: Next-Gen Jetta to Grow, Gain Coupe Styling

posted by on 24 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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According to a report published yesterday by Auto Bild, Volkswagen is looking to make the next-generation Jetta a bit larger than the outgoing car, and style it using design elements from the New Midsize Coupe concept shown last year.  Volkswagen says that the current Jetta is a bit too small for the current world market, and expanding […] More…

Ultra-Efficient Three Cylinder TSI BlueMotion Coming to Golf Range in UK

posted by on 24 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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First Golf BlueMotion model with a petrol engine will hit UK showrooms in September Uses a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged engine to give 115 PS and 200 Nm of torque Combined economy is 65.7 mpg, with carbon dioxide emissions of just 99 g/km Costs from £19,740 RRP OTR; three- and five-door models available; also offered as […] More…

Volkswagen Brand Magazine Wins Two Gold Trophies at “Best of Corporate Publishing” Competition

posted by on 24 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Great success for Volkswagen’s Das Auto Magazine at this year’s renowned “Best of Corporate Publishing” competition, where the brand magazine took home two Gold and two Silver medals. This is Volkswagen’s most successful year ever in the competition.  The two Gold awards went to the video “Roads to Freedom,” about the car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro and the mobile app of […] More…