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Volkswagen Group Records Robust Business Performance in First Nine Months

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Sales revenue rises to EUR 147.7 billion (EUR 145.7 billion) Operating profit improves to EUR 9.4 billion (EUR 8.6 billion) in ongoing difficult market environment Profit before tax up EUR 2.1 billion year-on-year at EUR 11.5 billion High net liquidity of EUR 16.8 billion in Automotive Division Outlook for 2014 confirmed Wolfsburg, October 30, 2014 […] More…

Volkswagen Launches Major Electric Offensive in China

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen will launch a large electric-offensive on the Chinese market later this year, with the introduction of the e-up!  The e-Golf and plug-in hybrid Golf GTE will quickly follow in 2015, with a goal of over 20 green vehicles by 2018 said Jochen Heizmann, head of Volkswagen Group China. Heizmann said that now was the time […] More…

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez Visits Wolfsburg to Learn About Dual Vocational Training and Co-Determination at Volkswagen

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Board Member for Human Resources, Dr. Neumann: “Specialist knowledge, skills and employee involvement are prerequisites for economic success” Wolfsburg, October 28, 2014 – The United States Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez, visited the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg on Tuesday to find out more about dual vocational training and co-determination in the Volkswagen Group. The Secretary […] More…

The Volkswagen Phaeton Gains Popularity in China

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Phaeton, manufactured in Dresden since 2002 is one of the most ambitious flagship models of Volkswagen supervisory board chief Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Piech.  A car built to compete against the Mercedes S-Class and the BMW 7 Series, as well as in-house competition with the Audi A8.  A car that was not as successful as he hoped, if you do not […] More…

Two Distinctions for Volkswagen at German Design Awards

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Accolades for the pioneering design of the new Passat and the T-ROC concept car. ‘Discover, present and reward unique design trends’ – this is the maxim which the German Design Council applies every year when selecting recipients for the German Design Awards, and for 2015 these will include two Volkswagen models: the new Passat and […] More…

Find of the Day: 2002 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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All of this talk about Golf Variants (specifically the Golf Alltrack and Golf R SportWagen) has us thinking back to the days where you could walk into your local Volkswagen dealership and order a VR6 or 1.8T Jetta Wagon.  The thought of a performance wagon is something that’s always interested us, but not to the […] More…