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Stefan Sielaff to Head Design at the Bentley Brand

posted by on 4 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Sielaff also responsible for Group Interior Design Strategy Stefan Sielaff (53), currently Head of the Volkswagen Design Center in Potsdam, will assume responsibility for design at the Bentley brand effective July 1, 2015 in addition to his present post as Head of Group Interior Design Strategy. As Director of Design at Bentley, Sielaff succeeds Luc […] More…

Volkswagen of America Supports Tour de Fox

posted by on 4 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Touareg and Tiguan to be used as support vehicles on 48 state bike ride to raise funds for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Herndon, VA (June 3, 2015) — Starting in June 2015, extreme adventure athlete and Michael J. Fox Foundation staff member, Sam Fox (no relation to Michael) will embark on […] More…

Volkswagen Sharan Order Books Now Open in UK

posted by on 3 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Retailers will begin taking orders for the new Sharan MPV today, ahead of first UK deliveries in October.  Prices for the new model start at £26,300 RRP OTR. The seven-seat people-carrier, the first generation of which was unveiled in 1995, has been refreshed and now features improved specification as well as a range of […] More…

Volkswagen Signs E-Mobility Research Cooperation Agreement with Chinese Joint Venture Partner SAIC

posted by on 3 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Production of plug-in hybrid and fully electric models planned in China  Expansion of Anting/Shanghai plant Intensification of cooperation within the German-Chinese joint venture Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW) confirmed in the presence of Prof. Winterkorn, Chen Hong, the Chairman of SAIC Motor Corporation, and Party Secretary Han Zheng  Berlin/Wolfsburg, June 3, 2015 – Today, Prof. Dr. Jochem […] More…

Strong Performance of the Volkswagen Group Brands at the 2015 Kitzbühel Alpine Rally

posted by on 2 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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It was a busy weekend for nearly 200 vintage vehicles on the most beautiful alpine roads in Tyrol, Bavaria and in the province of Salzburg. About a third of them came from the Volkswagen Group brands Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Skoda and Volkswagen, 22 of which rolled directly from the factory and museums were driven by […] More…

Volkswagen of America Reports 8 Percent Sales Increase in May

posted by on 2 June 2015 in Volkswagen News

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May sales total 34,758 units The all-new Golf family of vehicles delivered  6,308 units, a 252  percent increase, the best May since 2000  The Golf GTI delivered 1,826 units, a 65 percent increase  Golf delivered 1,972 units for the month, a 188 percent increase  e-Golf delivered 410 units, the best month ever for the vehicle […] More…