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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…

Volkswagen to Offer High-End Driver Assistance Features for the 2016 Model Year

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Many models in the 2016 Volkswagen lineup offer new driver assistance systems that used to be the sole preserve of premium and luxury vehicles Herndon, VA — For the 2016 model year, Volkswagen is offering a host of driver assistance features that were only previously available on the premium Touareg SUV—and adding some new ones that truly […] More…

Volkswagen Supports Seven University Racing Teams at the Hockenheimring

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Seven University teams from Germany and the Netherlands head to the Hockenheimring with support from Volkswagen to compete in the International Formula Student competition- six competing in Formula Student Electric for electric motors, and the other participating in Formula Student Combustion for internal combustion engines. These budding engineers have designed and built their own racing vehicles over […] More…

Volkswagen Group Records Successful First Half Performance for 2015

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Sharp year-on-year rise in sales revenue to EUR 108.8 billion (EUR 98.8 billion); positive impact from exchange rates and mix effects Operating profit before special items rises to EUR 7.0 billion (EUR 6.2 billion) Equity-accounted profit of the Chinese joint ventures level year-on-year Net liquidity in Automotive Division increases to EUR 21.5 billion CEO Dr. […] More…

Report: Golf R400 To Be Extremely Limited, Priced Above Audi RS 3

posted by on 28 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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According to a report from L’ Automobile Sportive.com, the Golf R400 will bow as a 2017 model and come with a hefty price tag slotting north of the Audi RS 3’s going rate.  Being built around the Mk7 facelift- also due in 2017- the Golf R 400 (or 420 as many outlets are now reporting) should […] More…