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Sidney Hoffmann and MC Fitti at Europe’s Largest Beetle Meet in Travemünde

posted by on 17 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The 11th Beetle Sunshine Tour begins at the Baltic Sea on 21 August Grand fringe programme for the whole family under the motto “Fun in the Sun” Every year the fan fest entices more than 1000 visitors to the Brügmanngarten festival lawns From 21 to 23 August, Europe’s largest Beetle fan community will be meeting […] More…

Volkswagen Group Honors Suppliers

posted by on 16 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen presents Group Award 2015 to 26 international suppliers for special innovative capabilities and very high reliability Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn: “New innovation partnership for the digitalization of the automobile” Garcia Sanz: “Together, we will develop new business areas and the necessary prospects for growth.” Yesterday in Neuburg near Ingolstadt, the Volkswagen Group presented the […] More…

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Reports First Half 2015 Sales

posted by on 15 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Five percent growth in Western Europe  Model changeover: T6 and Caddy 4 are available at the dealers  Board Member for Sales and Marketing Schot: “Brand achieves solid growth.” Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 222,900 urban delivery vehicles, vans and pick-up trucks to customers all over the world by the end of June. Compared to the corresponding […] More…

‘V-Charge': Volkswagen Pushes Automated Parking and Electric Vehicles Charging Development

posted by on 15 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Parking spaces driven to fully automatically Electric vehicles charged automatically V-Charge places only minor demands on car park infrastructure Intelligent form of valet parking Volkswagen aspires to holding the leading position in the field of automated parking. A look into the near future of automated parking is given by ‘V-Charge’, an EU research project, in […] More…

e-smartConnect: Volkswagen Conducting Research on Automated Quick-Charging System for Next-Generation Electric Vehicles

posted by on 14 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Automated direct-current charging with robot assistance Intelligent combination with automated parking (Valet Parking) High-capacity traction batteries enable a range of 500 km Volkswagen AG is once again underscoring the leading role it plays in electric and automated drive systems — and is already looking ahead to the next generation of electric vehicles. The improvements Volkswagen […] More…

Volkswagen ‘Unleash Your RRRR’ Campaign Allows Users to Drive A Virtual Golf R with Sound of Voice

posted by on 13 July 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Deep learning, an artificial intelligence subset of machine learning, analyzes each unique vocal pitch to create customized film of Golf R driving in sync with the sound of the user’s voice   Herndon, VA— Volkswagen of America, Inc., is excited to unveil the Unleash Your Rrrr site that allows Volkswagen fans to drive a virtual Golf R […] More…