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Volkswagen Issues Voluntary Recall on Beetle Models

posted by on 8 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, VA – Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the panoramic sunroof on certain 2013-2015 model year Volkswagen Beetle vehicles. The recall affects approximately […] More…

Golf R Wins BBC TopGear Magazine Hot Hatch Award

posted by on 4 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Volkswagen Golf R, the most powerful Golf on sale, has won a prestigious TopGear Magazine award, Hot Hatch of the Year 2014. At the heart of the Golf R is 2.0-litre 300 PS TSI, which is 30 PS more powerful and up to 18 per cent more fuel efficient than the previous model.  This […] More…

Works Meeting at Wolfsburg Plant: Positive Assessment of a Challenging Year

posted by on 4 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Board of Management Chairman Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn and General Works Council Chairman Bernd Osterloh thank employees for their great dedication Group expects vehicle deliveries to exceed 10 million – four years earlier than planned More than 830,000 cars produced at Wolfsburg – 30,000 more than in 2013 Standing ovation for Prof. Dr. Werner Neubauer, […] More…

European Passat Awarded 5 Star Crash Rating by NCAP

posted by on 3 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Highest grade for Passat and Passat estate Passengers and pedestrians are well protected in the event of an emergency The independent European consumer protection organisation Euro NCAP awarded the new Passat the maximum rating of 5 stars. Thus, the eighth generation of the Passat is also considered to be one of the safest cars in […] More…

Volkswagen of America Reports November 2014 Sales

posted by on 2 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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November sales total 31,725 units, representing a 3.2 percent increase over November 2013 Jetta sedan delivered 14,268 units for the month, a 31.8 percent increase The all-new Golf delivered 2,149 units for the month, marking a 85.9 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous November The Golf GTI delivered 1,725 units, a […] More…

Golf R Named Hot Hatch of the Year at Scottish Car of the Year Awards

posted by on 1 December 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Another day, another accolade for the seventh generation Volkswagen Golf.  On Friday, the Golf R was named ‘Hot Hatch of the Year’ at the 2014 Scottish Car of the Year Awards due to setting “a new benchmark in affordable, practical performance motoring.”  This marks the second award for a seventh-generation Golf-based model in as many […] More…