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23 Windows and One Minigun: Magpul’s Volkswagen Bus Show Vehicle

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Just when you think you’ve seen it all, something like this comes across your desk.  Weapons manufacturer Magpul has taken an extremely rare 23 Window Volkswagen Bus, lowered it, installed Fuchs wheels, and added an M134 Minigun for good measure. It appears that Magpul has been using the vehicle as a display piece at trade […] More…

Volkswagen Touareg Reaches Southern Tip of Africa in Record Time

posted by on 14 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Great challenges for car and team en route from the North Cape in Norway to Cape Agulhas in South Africa As in the early hours of 21st September he set off from the North Cape (Norway) for the southern tip of South Africa, the primary goal of this latest project for long-distance record holder Rainer […] More…

Volkswagen Chattanooga Establishes Purchasing Academy

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Chattanooga, Tenn. — Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Volkswagen Chattanooga) held an establishment ceremony today for the Volkswagen Beschaffungsakademie (purchasing academy), a training program that will ensure that each employee in the purchasing department has the skills and experience needed to address the challenge of sourcing the parts for both the current model Passat and […] More…

Volkswagen Extends Cooperation with Chinese Joint Venture Partner FAW Group for Additional 25 Years

posted by on 13 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Agreement signed in Federal Chancellery in presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel Volkswagen and further Chinese joint venture partner SAIC agree on new proving ground in Xinjiang province Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “Together with its strong partners Volkswagen is focusing on innovation, eco-friendly technologies and excellently trained employees in China.” […] More…

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…