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Volkswagen Board Member for Human Resources Dr. Horst Neumann Announces Retirement

posted by on 20 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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CEO Matthias Müller temporarily assumes responsibility for Human Resources The member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft with responsibility for Human Resources, Dr. Horst Neumann (66), retires with effect from November 30, 2015. The Supervisory Board expects to name his successor shortly. In the intervening period the CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Matthias Müller, will temporarily […] More…

Volkswagen Group Reduces Level of Capex

posted by on 20 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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CEO Matthias Müller: “We will strictly prioritize all investments and expenditures” Even greater focus on alternative drive technologies and digitalization The Volkswagen Group is aligning investment activity in its Automotive Division with the current situation. The aim is for planned investments in property, plant and equipment, investment property and intangible assets, excluding capitalized development costs […] More…

Gallery: Los Angeles Auto Show 2015

posted by on 19 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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It’s been a hectic past 24 hours on the ground in LA, and we’re already getting prepared to hop a flight back to our East Coast offices.  While our time here may have been short, it was packed with sit-downs, reveals and round tables with the Volkswagen Group brands.  Over the next few days, we’ll be […] More…

Dr. Michael Steiner Becomes Group Compliance Commissioner

posted by on 18 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, Va. – Dr. Michael Steiner (51), until now Head of Total Vehicle Development/Quality at Porsche, has been appointed Compliance Commissioner at the Volkswagen Group effective as of November 16, 2015. In this function Steiner reports directly to the CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Matthias Müller. Steiner, who holds a Ph.D. in engineering, moved from Daimler, […] More…

LAAS 2015: Volkswagen Announces Special Edition Beetle Denim

posted by on 17 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The special edition Beetle Denim is a contemporary tribute to the 1970s Beetle Jeans model Exclusive short-run model, arriving in dealerships in early 2016 Equipped with 17-inch Heritage wheels and 1.8-liter TSI® engine Original interior design, including unique seating surfaces and jeans-inspired seat pockets Herndon, VA – Volkswagen of America Inc. announced today the launch […] More…

LAAS 2015: Golf GTE Sport Concept Makes North American Debut

posted by on 17 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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North American debut for a Volkswagen that combines race-car performance and hybrid fuel economy Golf GTE Sport is powered by a 395 horsepower plug-in hybrid system Drivetrain combines two electric motors, World Rally Championship turbocharged engine, and innovative all-wheel-drive system Bridges the gap between road cars and racing cars Lightweight carbon fiber construction Golf GTE Sport […] More…