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TDI-Powered Car Traverses US on Single Tank of Fuel

posted by on 29 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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After averaging an extremely impressive 66mpg, the Neste/CLP Motorsports team has crossed the United States in just a single tank of Neste NEXTBL renewable diesel fuel. The team traveled a total of 2,507 miles at an average of 68mph across the American south, getting a bit of help from Tanner Foust on the final day. […] More…

Volkswagen Completes Successful Renewable Fuel Evaluation with Solazyme and Amyris

posted by on 29 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Two-year trial evaluated the effects of renewable diesel solutions with existing and next-generation TDI® Clean Diesel applications Belmont, Calif. –Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the successful completion of its Renewable Diesel Evaluation Program in collaboration with Solazyme, Inc. (Nasdaq:SZYM) and Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), two of the world’s leaders in renewable fuels and products. Beginning […] More…

Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn Accepts Honor From the Museum of Modern Art New York

posted by on 29 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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At the Annual MoMA PS1 Gala Benefit , Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, was honored on behalf of Volkswagen for his contribution to promoting international arts and culture. The event took place in New York City on Thursday night. In his laudatory speech, Glenn D. Lowry, Director […] More…

2015 KS Energy and Environment Prize for Golf GTE and Audi A3 e-tron

posted by on 26 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Automotive club “Kraftfahrerschutz e.V.” recognises the Volkswagen Group for eighth time This year, the Energy and Environment Prize of the automobile club “Kraftfahrer Schutz e.V.” (KS) is being awarded to the Volkswagen Group. A jury of experts awarded the innovative plug-in hybrid in the Golf GTE1 and Audi A3 e-tron2. Accepting the award this morning in […] More…

Volkswagen Group, Museum of Modern Art, and MoMA PS1 Expand Long-Term Partnership

posted by on 26 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Two further years of cooperation agreed Volkswagen Group of America to be lead partner of MoMA education The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and MoMA PS1 and Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) announced on Thursday afternoon in New York City an expanded two-year partnership that will provide lead support for all of MoMA’s award-winning education […] More…

Volkswagen UK Announces Pricing for Sixth-Generation Transporter

posted by on 25 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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  Sixth-generation Transporter panel van priced from £17,745 (ex VAT) Broadest range of engines, trims and transmissions ever offered Engine range includes new Euro 6 unit with improved efficiency and lower emissions Higher equipment levels across the new Transporter range Kombi models priced from £19,840 (ex VAT) Order books open 6 July – deliveries start […] More…