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Report: Next-Gen Jetta to Grow, Gain Coupe Styling

posted by on 24 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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According to a report published yesterday by Auto Bild, Volkswagen is looking to make the next-generation Jetta a bit larger than the outgoing car, and style it using design elements from the New Midsize Coupe concept shown last year.  Volkswagen says that the current Jetta is a bit too small for the current world market, and expanding […] More…

Ultra-Efficient Three Cylinder TSI BlueMotion Coming to Golf Range in UK

posted by on 24 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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First Golf BlueMotion model with a petrol engine will hit UK showrooms in September Uses a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged engine to give 115 PS and 200 Nm of torque Combined economy is 65.7 mpg, with carbon dioxide emissions of just 99 g/km Costs from £19,740 RRP OTR; three- and five-door models available; also offered as […] More…

Volkswagen Brand Magazine Wins Two Gold Trophies at “Best of Corporate Publishing” Competition

posted by on 24 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Great success for Volkswagen’s Das Auto Magazine at this year’s renowned “Best of Corporate Publishing” competition, where the brand magazine took home two Gold and two Silver medals. This is Volkswagen’s most successful year ever in the competition.  The two Gold awards went to the video “Roads to Freedom,” about the car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro and the mobile app of […] More…

Volkswagen Looks to Increase Market Share in India with New Subcompact Offering

posted by on 23 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The Volkswagen Group has been on nothing short of an absolute tear for the past few years, eclipsing individual brand sales records and becoming the world’s second largest automaker. In an effort to maintain growth, the Volkswagen Group is doubling down on struggling markets, including a $7B investment in North America, and specific models tailored to the […] More…

Volkswagen and Gestamp Expand Partnership, Create Additional 510 Jobs in Chattanooga

posted by on 23 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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New Metal Stamping Facility Will Add 510 Jobs in Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. and MADRID — Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Volkswagen Chattanooga) and Gestamp, a company that designs, develops and manufactures metal components and assemblies for the automotive sector, announced today that their partnership for metal parts stamping in Tennessee will grow and […] More…

Volkswagen Group Testing Carbon Fiber Wheel Prototypes

posted by on 22 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Buried within a Press Release sent out to announce ThyssenKrupp and Maxion Wheels’ collaboration on Aluminum/Carbon Fiber Wheel development, the pair mentioned that prototypes were currently being testing by the Volkswagen Group vehicles.  In itself, the prospect of a Carbon Fiber wheel is certainly nothing new, but the technology being tested by the Volkswagen Group certainly […] More…