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Volkswagen Issues Voluntary Recall on Jetta and Beetle Models

posted by on 17 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, VA – Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the trailing arms on the torsion beam rear suspension of certain 2011-2013 model year Volkswagen […] More…

University Hannover Receives Six Electric Volkswagen Caddy Models for Testing

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The “Leibniz University Hannover” has taken delivery of six electrically powered Volkswagen Caddy Vehicles for testing. During a 12-month fleet test, the lightweight urban delivery vehicle will be used by the Leibniz University for messenger, delivery and postal service duties, as a workshop and service vehicle and for other various transportation. The technical data gathered such as daily operating […] More…

23 Windows and One Minigun: Magpul’s Volkswagen Bus Show Vehicle

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Just when you think you’ve seen it all, something like this comes across your desk.  Weapons manufacturer Magpul has taken an extremely rare 23 Window Volkswagen Bus, lowered it, installed Fuchs wheels, and added an M134 Minigun for good measure. It appears that Magpul has been using the vehicle as a display piece at trade […] More…

Volkswagen Touareg Reaches Southern Tip of Africa in Record Time

posted by on 14 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Great challenges for car and team en route from the North Cape in Norway to Cape Agulhas in South Africa As in the early hours of 21st September he set off from the North Cape (Norway) for the southern tip of South Africa, the primary goal of this latest project for long-distance record holder Rainer […] More…

Volkswagen Chattanooga Establishes Purchasing Academy

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Chattanooga, Tenn. — Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Volkswagen Chattanooga) held an establishment ceremony today for the Volkswagen Beschaffungsakademie (purchasing academy), a training program that will ensure that each employee in the purchasing department has the skills and experience needed to address the challenge of sourcing the parts for both the current model Passat and […] More…

Volkswagen Extends Cooperation with Chinese Joint Venture Partner FAW Group for Additional 25 Years

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Agreement signed in Federal Chancellery in presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel Volkswagen and further Chinese joint venture partner SAIC agree on new proving ground in Xinjiang province Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “Together with its strong partners Volkswagen is focusing on innovation, eco-friendly technologies and excellently trained employees in China.” […] More…