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Volkswagen Pairs With Global Green USA to Auction Off First e-Golf in the U.S.

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Bidding is Live at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf; Proceeds Benefit Global Green USA’s Efforts to Advance Smart Solutions to Climate Change  Herndon, VA (October 13, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) and Global Green USA today announced the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf. The auction, hosted online at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf, gives bidders the opportunity to be the first […] More…

Volkswagen Group Delivers 7.40 Million Vehicles in First Three Quarters

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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5.3 percent* increase from January to September 881,300 vehicles delivered in September / +3.0 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Deliveries continue to develop well despite challenging markets. Chance to reach ten million deliveries mark for first time.” Wolfsburg, GERMANY – The Volkswagen Group delivered 7.40 (January-September 2013: 7.03; +5.3 percent)* million vehicles […] More…

Paris Spotlight: Volkswagen Phaeton Exclusive

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been about 10 years since the first Volkswagen Phaeton was introduced. Built using the same corporate steel chassis D platform that underpins the Bentley Continental, the car even did a short stint in the USA before ending its stateside run in 2006. It’s since undergone a facelift and remained […] More…

Paris Spotlight: New Volkswagen Touareg R-Design

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Launched in 2011 as an all-new generation in 2011, the Volkswagen Touareg is now enjoying its mid-lifecycle facelift. As you might expect being mid-way through its run, changes are subtle, but do their part to enhance the already handsome looks of Volkswagen’s top-of-the-line SUV. Volkswagen’s sole display car at Paris was a nicely kitted Touareg […] More…

Paris Spotlight: New Passat Range

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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While the new Passat was first shown in July, the Paris Motor Show marked the first time that we were able to see one in person.  In being around the car, it becomes quite clear that this Passat is more technology-driven than previous generations.  We haven’t had the chance to drive the car just yet, […] More…

China’s Minister of Education Tours Vocational Training Program at Volkswagen

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Board Member for Human Resources, Dr. Neumann: “Specialist knowledge and skills are basic prerequisites for economic success” Talks on cooperation in vocational training The Chinese Minister of Education, Prof. Guiren Yuan, visited the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg on Thursday to find out more about dual vocational training at the company. The Minister was welcomed by […] More…