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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Makes Waves with Sunseeker International Deal

posted by on 14 August 2014 in Volkswagen News


Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK has announced a partnership with yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International, who will begin using Crafter and Transporter models to transport parts and personnel.  Eight vehicles were delivered in July with a five-year agreement for service and maintenance through Volkswagen Group Leasing, which Sunseeker claims will be both more reliable and economical than their […] More…

Refreshed Volkswagen Jetta Saloon Opens for Ordering in UK

posted by on 13 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The facelifted 2015 Volkswagen Jetta is now available for ordering in the UK, with deliveries expected to begin in December.  Featuring revised styling at both the front and rear of the vehicle, enhanced features and more efficient aerodynamics, the updated Jetta is more efficient than the pre-facelift model that it replaces.  We expect the 2015 […] More…

Volkswagen Chattanooga Celebrates Graduation; Announces New Engineering Specialist Training Program

posted by on 13 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Chattanooga celebrated its second class to graduation from the Volkswagen Academy’s three-year Automation Mechatronics Program today, and announced the formation of the Engineering Specialist Training program which specifically targets those who already have a bachelors degree.  The Engineering Specialist Training program is an 18 month program that provides its students with hands-on mechatroincs training […] More…

U.S. Rallycross Beetle Comes to the Beetle Sunshine Tour

posted by on 12 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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When the Beetle Sunshine Tour kicks off later this week in Lübeck, Germany, there will be one very powerful special guest in attendance.  The Volkswagen Beetle GRC will be making its first-ever trip to Europe for the event, which is the largest gathering of Beetle fans in Europe.  According to the Press Release, the Beetle GRC […] More…

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand Delivers 3.56 Million Vehicles in Period to July

posted by on 12 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Passenger Cars has released total sales numbers, and they look quite good.  The brand delivered 3.56 Million units to date, with 333,400 of those coming to North America, and an impressive 1.72 Million cars delivered to the Asia-Pacific region.  While sales are currently lagging in the United States, massive investments are in the works with […] More…

Volkswagen Issues Voluntary Recall on Certain Tiguan Models

posted by on 11 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen of America has notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of approximately 151,389 Tiguan vehicles produced from 2009-2014 over a fuel pump issue.  According to the recall, the fuel pump may develop poor performance and pressure due to excessive engine temp or ambient heat.  Volkswagen states that no accidents or injuries associated with the […] More…