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Volkswagen Issues Voluntary Recall

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has issued a voluntary recall on the 2015 Golf GTI and Golf models, due to a defect in the front stabilizer rod which can cause their fasteners to become loose over time.  In total, the recall affects approximately 2,001 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf models from 2015 and each vehicle affected will get its […] More…

Xavier Chardon to Head Marketing at Volkswagen Passenger Cars

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Internal shakeups continue at the Volkswagen Group, with Xavier Chardon being appointed the new Head of Marketing at the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, replacing Simon Thomas who is leaving the company.  Dr. Wolf-Stefan Specht will take over Chardon’s current role as Head of Sales Europe at Volkswagen Passenger Cars effective September 1st.  Both men will […] More…

All-New 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Wins Cars.com/USA Today/Motorweek “Cheap Speed Challenge”

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI has been crowned the winner of Cars.com’s first-ever “Cheap Speed Challenge”, which focused on compact coupes, sedans and hatchbacks that cost less that $30,000 when well equipped.  Cars.com found that the Golf GTI not only was one of the most comfortable cars in the test, but it also offered the […] More…

Volkswagen T5 Camper Van Heading for Production Record in 2014

posted by on 25 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced that the 50,000th Volkswagen T5 California was produced today.  Since its introduction in 2004, the T5 California has continued to be a successful model for Volkswagen, and this year will see a record number of units sold.  The 50,000th produced is a California Comfortline in Natural Grey with 7-speed DSG, […] More…

40 Years of Golf: Jubilee Exhibition in the Volkswagen Car Museum

posted by on 25 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Golf is 40 years young, and that’s reason to celebrate. The Volkswagen Museum has dedicated a special exhibition to the birthday boy called “40 years of golf. The Early Years.” 20 exhibits available to visitors from 24 July to 5 October 2014, show the power of innovation and the creative freedom of the first generation of this bestseller. […] More…

New Executive Appointments in Finance at Bentley, Volkswagen Group China and Volkswagen do Brasil

posted by on 25 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has announced the appointments of new executives in Finance at Bentley, Volkswagen Group China and Volkswagen do Brazil today.  Among the appointments are current Executive Vice President, Finance at Volkswagen Group China Jörg Muller to Board Member for Finance, IT and Business Development at Bentley Motors and Finance Director of Bugatti S.A.S, replacing Jan Henrik Lafentz […] More…