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German Federal Minister Visits Volkswagen Group of America’s Silicon Valley Electronic Research Lab

posted by on 27 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Visit included a tour of the facility and test drive of piloted vehicle Belmont, Calif.  Federal Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Andrea Nahles visited the Volkswagen Group of America Electronic Research Lab (ERL) in Belmont, Calif. today. Ewald Goessmann, executive director, ERL, provided Minister Nahles and Reiner Hoffmann, Chairman of the German Trade Union […] More…

Worldwide Deliveries From Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles up by 0.4 Per Cent in First Half 2015

posted by on 27 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered over 256,000 vehicles worldwide in first seven month of 2015 T-series saw growth of 6.1 percent from the same period in 2014 Crafter deliveries up by 3.9 percent on the same period in 2014 Hannover. By the end of July Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles had delivered 256,600 urban delivery vans, transport vehicles and […] More…

Volkswagen Group Delivers 5.83 Million Vehicles in Period to July

posted by on 26 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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792,100 deliveries in July Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Patchy development in markets. Tailwind from Europe and North America.” From January to July this year, the Volkswagen Group delivered 5.83 (January to July 2014: 5.89; -1.0 percent) million vehicles. In July, the Group handed 792,100 (July 2014: 822,200; -3.7 percent) vehicles over to […] More…

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Delivers 3.40 Million Vehicles in Period to July

posted by on 25 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Continuing tailwind especially from European markets In January to July this year, the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 3.40 million vehicles (January – July 2014: 3.56 million; -4.3 percent). Volkswagen Passenger Cars handed over 457,800 (July 2014: 491,600; -6.9 percent) vehicles to customers in July.  In Europe as a whole, the Volkswagen passenger Cars brand […] More…

Automotive Brand Contest 2015: German Design Council Honors Volkswagen Brand with Eight Awards

posted by on 25 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Since 2011, the German Design Council has been organising the “Automotive Brand Contest” every year as a brand and design award for the automotive industry. This year Volkswagen is again among the major winners, because a total of eight models have been honoured by the expert jury – with two models receiving the coveted top […] More…

Volkswagen Golf GTE Wins Top Honor at the 2015 Business Techies Awards

posted by on 25 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Golf GTE wins Green category in the 2015 BusinessCar Fleet Technology awards Judges praised the Golf GTE for its performance, ease of use and economy Golf GTE launched earlier this year with plug-in hybrid technology – priced from £33,755 204 PS performance combined with CO2 emissions of just 39 g/km Volkswagen has added to its growing […] More…