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Volkswagen T5 Camper Van Heading for Production Record in 2014

posted by on 25 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced that the 50,000th Volkswagen T5 California was produced today.  Since its introduction in 2004, the T5 California has continued to be a successful model for Volkswagen, and this year will see a record number of units sold.  The 50,000th produced is a California Comfortline in Natural Grey with 7-speed DSG, […] More…

40 Years of Golf: Jubilee Exhibition in the Volkswagen Car Museum

posted by on 25 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Golf is 40 years young, and that’s reason to celebrate. The Volkswagen Museum has dedicated a special exhibition to the birthday boy called “40 years of golf. The Early Years.” 20 exhibits available to visitors from 24 July to 5 October 2014, show the power of innovation and the creative freedom of the first generation of this bestseller. […] More…

New Executive Appointments in Finance at Bentley, Volkswagen Group China and Volkswagen do Brasil

posted by on 25 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has announced the appointments of new executives in Finance at Bentley, Volkswagen Group China and Volkswagen do Brazil today.  Among the appointments are current Executive Vice President, Finance at Volkswagen Group China Jörg Muller to Board Member for Finance, IT and Business Development at Bentley Motors and Finance Director of Bugatti S.A.S, replacing Jan Henrik Lafentz […] More…

Welcome to Hotel Volkswagen California!

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK was partnered up with hotel booking site LateRooms.com to offer a ‘unique’ hotel experience for a bargain.  Set up at the UK’s more picturesque (read: expensive) destinations, the Hotel Volkswagen California has guests paying just £35 per night… to stay in a Volkswagen California SE.  We think that it’s a pretty cool idea, […] More…

Rumor: Volkswagen Group Considering Name Change to “Auto Union”

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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We’re hearing an oddball rumor out of Australia that the Volkswagen Group is considering a name change to “Auto Union”. Whether or not a change to the name of Audi’s former parent company is in the works is true remains to be seen, but this isn’t the first time we’ve heard such a thing. Students […] More…

The 2014 Beetle Sunshine Tour: Europe’s Biggest Beetle Event Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Europe’s largest Beetle event gets underway on August 15th for its 10th annual event, with nearly 400 Beetles from all three generations already signed up.  Volkswagen will be bringing out the Beetle Dune, Beetle Cabrio Karmann, and GRC Beetle race car for the event taking place in Travemünde on the Brügmanngarten festival lawns, which will […] More…