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Volkswagen Launches Major Electric Offensive in China

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen will launch a large electric-offensive on the Chinese market later this year, with the introduction of the e-up!  The e-Golf and plug-in hybrid Golf GTE will quickly follow in 2015, with a goal of over 20 green vehicles by 2018 said Jochen Heizmann, head of Volkswagen Group China. Heizmann said that now was the time […] More…

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez Visits Wolfsburg to Learn About Dual Vocational Training and Co-Determination at Volkswagen

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Board Member for Human Resources, Dr. Neumann: “Specialist knowledge, skills and employee involvement are prerequisites for economic success” Wolfsburg, October 28, 2014 – The United States Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez, visited the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg on Tuesday to find out more about dual vocational training and co-determination in the Volkswagen Group. The Secretary […] More…

The Volkswagen Phaeton Gains Popularity in China

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Phaeton, manufactured in Dresden since 2002 is one of the most ambitious flagship models of Volkswagen supervisory board chief Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Piech.  A car built to compete against the Mercedes S-Class and the BMW 7 Series, as well as in-house competition with the Audi A8.  A car that was not as successful as he hoped, if you do not […] More…

Two Distinctions for Volkswagen at German Design Awards

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Accolades for the pioneering design of the new Passat and the T-ROC concept car. ‘Discover, present and reward unique design trends’ – this is the maxim which the German Design Council applies every year when selecting recipients for the German Design Awards, and for 2015 these will include two Volkswagen models: the new Passat and […] More…

Find of the Day: 2002 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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All of this talk about Golf Variants (specifically the Golf Alltrack and Golf R SportWagen) has us thinking back to the days where you could walk into your local Volkswagen dealership and order a VR6 or 1.8T Jetta Wagon.  The thought of a performance wagon is something that’s always interested us, but not to the […] More…

Volkswagen E-Golf Recognized as Most Efficient Compact EV

posted by on 23 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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116 combined MPGe puts e-Golf at head of compact electric vehicle (EV) class MPGe announcement reinforces e-Golf position as a fun-to-drive, no-compromise plug-in vehicle Fully equipped e-Golf starts at $35,445 Standard fast charging capability can allow 80 percent battery charge within 30 minutes Herndon, VA –  Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the compact, […] More…