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The Label to be Seen in this Autumn: Volkswagen Launches Limited Edition Amarok Dark Label

posted by on 8 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Limited edition Amarok Dark Label set to hit the UK Styling package includes 18-inch black alloy wheels and matt black details Two drivetrain options: six-speed manual and eight-speed automatic Only 300 models available – prices start from £26,125 (OTR ex VAT) On sale from 22 September 2014 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is set to give its pick-up range […] More…

American Market the “Top Priority” in Wolfsburg Says Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn

posted by on 8 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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With two new models, local manufacturing and an investment totaling seven billion dollars by 2018, the Volkswagen Group looks to make up ground lost in America.  “Right now at Volkswagen, America is the top priority”, Volkswagen of America’s CEO Michael Horn said in an interview with industry and business newspaper “Car Week”, adding “now I have the […] More…

To the Point: New Golf GTE

posted by on 4 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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First plug-in hybrid with DNA of the Golf GTI: 204 PS Golf GTE covers up to 50 km in all-electric driving Golf GTE shines with fuel consumption of 1.5 l/100 km* and 11.4 kWh/100 km in NEDC* New Golf GTE will launch in Germany at price of € 36,900  Ten key facts about the Golf […] More…

Team Zietlow Goes For A Third World Record Drive

posted by on 4 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Their especially equipped Volkswagen Touareg will race from Nordkapp, Norway, to Cape Agulhas in South Africa After the two successful world record-setting drives from Tierra del Fuego to Alaska along the “Panamericana” with a record time of 11 days and 17 hours, and a second record-setting drive from Melbourne to St. Petersburg in 17 days […] More…

Volkswagen Group Assumes Responsibility for Young People from Southern Europe

posted by on 4 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The first 10 participants successfully complete the “StartUp Europe” trainee program and receive permanent employment Already 6,700 applications received from Spain, Portugal and Italy The Volkswagen group has already accepted 120 young people from Spain, Portugal and Italy for its international “StartUp Europe” trainee program. The participants are completing the program in several small groups. […] More…

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn Promises Continued Development of Hybrid Technology

posted by on 3 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn stated that the price of electric cars will decrease significantly around the year 2017 due to the rising production figures at the Plug-in Hybrid Golf launch, reports industry journal “Automobil Produktion”. Currently when the comprehensive standard equipment is factored in, the difference in price between the GTE for GTI isn’t that much.  Moreover, Winterkorn […] More…