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Volkswagen Running 1-2-3 After First Full Day of Rally Monte Carlo

posted by on 23 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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Starting order, tyre selection and calculated risk are Friday’s talking points at the “Monte” Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene on course for podium finishes A thriller that resulted in a success story: Volkswagen reached the half-way point of the Rally Monte Carlo in first, second and third. Day two of the opening round of the FIA […] More…

Bentley Shows Home Furniture Line in Paris

posted by on 23 January 2015 in Bentley News

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If a Bentley is slightly out of your price range, but you still yearn for that level of comfort, the Crewe-based luxury automaker has the perfect solution.  Starting at just under $4,000, Bentley now offers a line of home furniture that will allow owners to experience legendary Bentley luxury within the home.  The line is […] More…

Ducati to Show Three Special Scramblers in Italy

posted by on 23 January 2015 in Ducati News

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Ducati will be premiering the first three special editions of its highly anticipated Scrambler model at the Verona Motor Bike Expo this weekend.  Destined to be an aftermarket favorite, the Scrambler is available in four different styles directly from the factory, with the ability to be further personalized by each customer.  Ducati’s Scrambler is powered by a […] More…

Volkswagen Off to Successful Start in Monte Carlo

posted by on 23 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia end day one of the WRC season in second place overall Extremely tough conditions: wet asphalt compounds treacherous ice and snow Latvala/Anttila third, Mikkelsen/Fløene seventh Volkswagen is second and third overall following the early exchanges at the Rally Monte Carlo. Day one of the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rally […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport Runs the World’s Fastest Taxi Service in Monte Carlo

posted by on 22 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Drifting through Monaco: celebs enjoy rallying up close and personal Idris Elba, Renaud Lavillenie and Jacky Ickx on board the Polo R WRC The fastest city tour in the history of Monaco: the Rally Monte Carlo offered celebrities the opportunity to discover the city on the Côte d’Azur from the cockpit of a World Rally […] More…

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Cleans Up at 2015 Business Van of the Year Awards

posted by on 22 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Transporter named ‘Best Crew Van’ Amarok wins ‘Best Utility Pick-Up’ and ‘Best Double Cab’ awards Caddy awarded ‘Best Local Delivery Van’ Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presented with ‘Best Service Package for Van Owners’ and ‘BestFinance Package for Van Owners’ awards Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is celebrating a stunning trophy haul at the annual Business Van Awards. The brand swept the board on its way […] More…

Bentley Confirms Drivers Ahead of Bathurst 12 Hour Endurance

posted by on 22 January 2015 in Bentley News

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Bentley Motorsport will begin its 2015 assault at the Bathurst 12 Hour Endurance on the first weekend in February and after today’s announcement, we now know who will be behind the wheel.  The two car effort will be comprised of six drivers, four of which are professionals and Matt Bell and Harold Primat joining as […] More…

German Federal Labor Minister Andrea Nahles Tours Volkswagen’s Logistics Centre

posted by on 22 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Visit to Volkswagen Logistics Centre in Wolfsburg Minister lauds Volkswagen’s commitment to inclusion Human Resources Board Member Dr. Neumann: Volkswagen safeguards the knowledge and skills of its employees with ability impairments Group Works Council Chairman Osterloh: integration of employees with disabilities is part of corporate culture Bernd Reimann, employee of Volkswagen Logistics, and Jörg Pott, […] More…

Volkswagen and BMW Join Forces On Express Charging Stations

posted by on 22 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen and BMW have joined forces to bring more than 100 ChargePoint Express chargers to the east coast corridors. More…

Top Results for Volkswagen at Rally Monte Carlo Shakedown

posted by on 21 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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New Polo R WRC makes strong debut in FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) Mud, rain – slippery conditions in “free practice” at the Rally Monte Carlo Ogier best Volkswagen driver in third place, Mikkelsen fourth, Latvala eleventh That’s the “Monte” – the shakedown at the Rally Monte Carlo gave the Volkswagen drivers a good idea […] More…

First Type 2 Bus Imported to Britain to Be Auctioned Off

posted by on 21 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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It’s a story nearly as old as time itself.  Something of value or significance is stashed away, people forget about it for a while, and eventually the item resurfaces, now with a much higher value.  This time, I highly doubt when the original owner stashed this Type 2 away, they would have dreamed the value […] More…

Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Breaks Cover in Sant’Agata Bolognese

posted by on 21 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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Ahead of the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series, Lamborghini has pulled the covers off of its Huracán GT3 in a ceremony at the company’s headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese.  The new car is claimed to take Lamborghini’s racing efforts to a new level, with aerodynamics developed in part by racing industry staple Dallara Engineering, and safety being […] More…