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Volkswagen Group Delivers 5.83 Million Vehicles in Period to July

posted by on 26 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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792,100 deliveries in July Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Patchy development in markets. Tailwind from Europe and North America.” From January to July this year, the Volkswagen Group delivered 5.83 (January to July 2014: 5.89; -1.0 percent) million vehicles. In July, the Group handed 792,100 (July 2014: 822,200; -3.7 percent) vehicles over to […] More…

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Delivers 3.40 Million Vehicles in Period to July

posted by on 25 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Continuing tailwind especially from European markets In January to July this year, the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 3.40 million vehicles (January – July 2014: 3.56 million; -4.3 percent). Volkswagen Passenger Cars handed over 457,800 (July 2014: 491,600; -6.9 percent) vehicles to customers in July.  In Europe as a whole, the Volkswagen passenger Cars brand […] More…

Automotive Brand Contest 2015: German Design Council Honors Volkswagen Brand with Eight Awards

posted by on 25 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Since 2011, the German Design Council has been organising the “Automotive Brand Contest” every year as a brand and design award for the automotive industry. This year Volkswagen is again among the major winners, because a total of eight models have been honoured by the expert jury – with two models receiving the coveted top […] More…

Volkswagen Golf GTE Wins Top Honor at the 2015 Business Techies Awards

posted by on 25 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Golf GTE wins Green category in the 2015 BusinessCar Fleet Technology awards Judges praised the Golf GTE for its performance, ease of use and economy Golf GTE launched earlier this year with plug-in hybrid technology – priced from £33,755 204 PS performance combined with CO2 emissions of just 39 g/km Volkswagen has added to its growing […] More…

Thousands of Fans Flock to Europe’s Largest Beetle Meet in Travemünde

posted by on 24 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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‘Fun in the Sun’ – new record numbers on the Beetle Sunshine Tour ‘PS Profi’ Sidney Hoffmann, rapper MC Fitti and actress Emilia Schüle arrived in their own Beetles Fan party attracts thousands of visitors for the eleventh time to the festival site in Brügmanngarten Europe’s largest Beetle fan community has since yesterday been meeting […] More…

Volkswagen Crafters Carting In-Need Animals around Britain

posted by on 20 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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We like animals.  We like Volkswagen vans.  This seems like a match made in heaven.  Beginning today, Britain’s RSPCA has put its first short wheelbase BlueMotion Crafter van into service, tasked with transporting in-need animals around the country.  In total, the nine specially-tailored vehicles will save the RSPCA roughly £800,000 a year, helping to shuttle some […] More…