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Volkswagen Previews 600hp W12 TSI, High Performance Three Cylinder at Vienna Motor Symposium

posted by on 11 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neußer: “The car of the future will continue to fascinate people” CO2 reduction, electromobility and digitalisation are the greatest challenges facing the automotive industry The future of the internal combustion engine will be characterised by high rpm diesel and high-performance three-cylinder TSI engines Laser roughening – innovative coating process in large-scale production New 6.0 […] More…

Worthersee 2015: Volkswagen Apprentices Complete Work on GTI Project

posted by on 11 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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13 apprentices develop unique GTI show car from a body in white World premiere at 34th Wörthersee GTI meeting “Der See ruft …” (the lake is calling) is painted in yellow on the wing mirrors of the unique Golf GTI Performance*. Samuel Pili (21), apprentice automotive mechatronics technician with Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, has contributed to […] More…

Golf GTI Club Sport to Debut at Worthersee

posted by on 8 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage Volkswagen News

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The 40th Anniversary of the GTI in Germany is coming next year and VW is rolling out a 265hp “ClubSport” version of the GTI to celebrate. More details after the jump… More…

Volkswagen Shareholders Approve Substantial Dividend Increase

posted by on 6 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Dr. Hussain Ali Al-Abdulla and Akbar Al Baker elected to the Supervisory Board The shareholders of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft are to receive a dividend of 4.80 (previous year: 4.00) EUR per ordinary share and 4.86 (4.06) EUR per preferred share for fiscal year 2014. The shareholders present and represented at the 55thAnnual General Meeting held in Hanover on […] More…

Volkswagen Creates ‘Truck & Bus GmbH’ Holding Group for Commercial Vehicle Brands

posted by on 5 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Truck & Bus GmbH to become holding for commercial vehicle brands Prof. Martin Winterkorn: “MAN and Scania will together become global champion” Board Member for Commercial Vehicles Andreas Renschler: “MAN and Scania brands retain their independence” Works Council Chairman Bernd Osterloh: “The holding strengthens employees’ participation rights” Volkswagen is creating the integrated commercial vehicles group […] More…

Volkswagen to Offer Connected-Car Features Enabled by New Apple Watch

posted by on 5 May 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen’s Car-Net® app will sync with new Apple Watch  VW customers will be able to remotely lock*/unlock doors; check fuel level or charge status; set up speed and boundary alerts and more from their Apple Watch Herndon, VA (May 5th, 2015) — Volkswagen of America, Inc., is excited to announce that VW’s Car-Net® platform will enable […] More…