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Volkswagen Classic Makes Appearance at the Sachsen Classic

posted by on 10 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Classic Rally from 13th to 15th August, 628 km on Saschen Dream Roads Three stages through the Elbe Sandstone Mountains and the Czech Republic Volkswagen Classic sends 14 classics to cult event The 13th edition of the Sachsen Classic again promises to be a home game for Volkswagen. Zwickau and Dresden are not only production sites for Golf, […] More…

Volkswagen Launches Special Edition Polo to Commemorate 40th Anniversary

posted by on 6 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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After 40 years and more than 14 million vehicles sold, the Volkswagen Polo will get a limited edition: Starting today, fans can purchase one of only 1,000 Polo “Original” special editions in Germany. Unique identifiers of the 4-door Polo “Original” include the exterior mirror caps finished in body color, tinted taillights, Polo “Original” emblems on the […] More…

Volkswagen Opens North American Engineering & Planning Center

posted by on 6 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Traverse City, Mich.— The North American Engineering and Planning Center centralizes Volkswagen’s research and development, and product planning efforts in the American South. This new entity joins the production, purchasing and sales efforts currently operating in the North American Region. Headed by Dr. Matthias Erb, the NA Engineering and Planning Center serves as a high-level […] More…

Volkswagen of America Announces Changes for MY2016

posted by on 5 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen will also add a new Jetta GLI and a new entry-level e-Golf trim Majority of models receive the new MIB II infotainment system with USB and VW Car-Net® App-Connect, which integrates Apple CarPlay®, Android AutoTM , and MirrorLink® CC, Golf family and Jetta models receive new driver assistance features, including Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) […] More…

Volkswagen Introduces New Turbocharged, Direct Injected 1.4 TSI for Jetta

posted by on 4 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Fitment of EA211 engine in Jetta models extends implementation of intelligent downsizing to 97 percent of Volkswagen vehicles sold in the U.S. market Traverse City, MI — Volkswagen pioneered the use of small displacement; highly efficient turbocharged and direct-injection engines in the U.S. Volkswagen first used this combination of turbocharging and direct injection in this market […] More…

Rewind: 60 Years Ago This Week, Volkswagen Hit One Million Cars

posted by on 3 August 2015 in Volkswagen News

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The one-millionth Volkswagen was manufactured on 5 August 1955 At that time, only Beetle, Beetle convertible and the Transporter were being produced The one-millionth Volkswagen was manufactured ten years after the war ended. At that time this was a respectable record, but in 1963 Volkswagen celebrated their ten millionth vehicles, and a success story without parallel had begun. As on […] More…