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Volkswagen Donates Seven e-Golfs to Lower Saxony Police Department

posted by on 31 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has donated seven e-Golf models to the Lower Saxony Police Department at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg . The zero-emission vehicles will not be used as emergency vehicles, but help to bolster the electric mobility fleet of the Lower Saxony Police. In the coming weeks, five more e-Golf will be delivered to the Police department. Agility, efficiency and a groundbreaking […] More…

Volkswagen Chattanooga Graduate Receives Best Apprentice Award in Germany

posted by on 31 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Chattanooga, Tenn — Caleb Higginbotham, a Volkswagen Academy Mechatronics Program graduate, recently returned from Germany where he accepted a Best Apprentice Award with dozens of colleagues from similar programs around the world. Higginbotham is the first Volkswagen Academy graduate to receive this award, which is in its 43rd year. “I was motivated and focused to do my best […] More…

Volkswagen Group of America Supports MoMA’s Award-Winning Online Art Courses

posted by on 31 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Celebrating its fourth year, MoMA’s innovative online courses provide global audiences with an exceptional opportunity to experience the arts Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. proudly supports The Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) award-winning online art courses. MoMA’s premium online courses, which were launched in 2010 and are available via MoMA.org, are the first of their […] More…

490 Young Scientists Studying for a PhD in the Volkswagen Group

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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600 experts visit the PhD Day at Volkswagen in Wolfsburg This year, more than 600 experts attended the Volkswagen Group’s PhD Day, when 95 young scientists presented their research findings at the MobileLifeCampus in Wolfsburg. Their projects focused on topics such as driver assistance systems, personnel development, e-mobility, and sales and marketing. In total, Volkswagen […] More…

CNN Spotlights Volkswagen’s Dresden Plant

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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24-hour news network CNN has come to be known for much more than just the stories they cover.  With recent miniseries like The Sixties and others, the network moves away from the the Breaking News headlines and opinion shows that we’ve come to expect from the 24 hour news cycle to simply place a spotlight […] More…

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…