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LAAS 2015: Beetle Dune Adds Aggression to Beetle Lineup

posted by on 17 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Drawing inspiration from classic Baja Bugs, the Dune offers striking new design features plus premium content Offered as both a coupe and a convertible More aggressive exterior styling features new bumpers, side moldings, wheel design, and raised ground clearance New technology for Beetle lineup includes LED taillights and Park Distance Control Standard equipment for Beetle Dune […] More…

Volkswagen Group Delivers 8.26M Vehicles to Customers Worldwide in First 10 Months

posted by on 16 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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From January to October, the Volkswagen Group handed over 8.26 million vehicles to customers. Worldwide deliveries did not present a uniform picture. Deliveries by the Volkswagen brand in certain markets reflected especially the current diesel issue as a result of sales stoppages for the vehicles affected. Deliveries therefore fell in October (-5.3 percent). At the […] More…

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand Delivers 4.84M Vehicles in Period to October

posted by on 16 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Brand Board of Management Member Jürgen Stackmann: “We are working intensively to regain customers’ trust.” The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 4.84 million vehicles to customers from January to October this year. “The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is experiencing challenging times. We not only face the diesel and CO2 issues but also tense situations on […] More…

Volkswagen Group Appoints Johann Jungwirth as Head of Digitalization Strategy

posted by on 10 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Johann Jungwirth (42) has been appointed as Head of the Volkswagen Group’s newly-established Digitalization Strategy Department effective November 1, 2015. Jungwirth moved to the Volkswagen Group from the American IT corporation Apple and reports direct to Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft. With the new function and the appointment of Jungwirth, Volkswagen is strongly reinforcing […] More…

Volkswagen Officially Announces Details of 2.0L TDI Goodwill Package

posted by on 9 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen of America has officially announced details of their 2.0L TDI Goodwill Package, the first step in working to restore the trust of owners and the general public.  The program, launching later today, will consist of the following- $500 Volkswagen Prepaid Visa® Loyalty Card $500 Volkswagen Dealership Card No-charge 24-hour Roadside Assistance for three years […] More…

Walter de Silva Retires as Design Chief of Volkswagen Group

posted by on 6 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Head of Group Design established common design culture across all brands while retaining creative autonomy of each individual brand Wolfsburg, GERMANY – Walter Maria de Silva (64), Head of Group Design, is retiring with effect from the end of November. De Silva assumed design responsibility for all passenger car brands within the Volkswagen Group in February 2007. Walter de […] More…