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Tiguan Wins Autozeitung Reader’s Choice Award

posted by on 25 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Second generation of the best-seller wins Autozeitung international reader poll The new Tiguan wins the 2015 Auto Trophy. In Autozeitung’s reader poll the second generation of the compact SUV won in the ‘All-terrain vehicle up to €30,000’ category. In doing so, it beat off 21 rivals and continued the successful record of its predecessor. Readers […] More…

TDI: Measures for EA 189 Diesel Engines Presented to German Federal Motor Transport Authority

posted by on 25 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Next step in solving the NOx exhaust emissions issue in Europe Minor hardware measures for the 1.6 TDI engines 2.0 TDI engines only need a software update Target: no adverse effects on fuel consumption and performance The clarification and solution of the diesel issue is progressing. The Volkswagen Group has presented specific technical measures for […] More…

First Drive: 2016 Volkswagen Passat

posted by on 23 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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To state the obvious, Volkswagen is at a crucial time in their company’s history. Marred by ongoing TDI issues and the additional fallout yet to come, their time and money needs to be well spent. Although the newest Passat was well underway before any of this came to light, it’s now being met with cynicism […] More…

Volkswagen Rolls Out Smart Glasses to Assist with Plant Logistics

posted by on 23 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Launch following successful pilot project with Wolfsburg plant logistics Roll-out in the area of order picking At Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant, the roll-out of 3D smart glasses as standard equipment has now started following a three-month pilot phase. Plant logistics personnel are to use these glasses for order picking. The objective is to further improve process […] More…

Volkswagen Group of America Donates Specially-Modified 2015 Passat to MedStar National Rehabilitation Network for Patient Therapy

posted by on 20 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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WASHINGTON, DC – For disabled patients who hope to one day restore their independence by driving again, that day is a little closer. This past week, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. donated a specially-modified 2015 Passat, with wrapping courtesy of GEICO, to MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH). The Passat’s decorative wrapping features GEICO Geckos, VW keys […] More…

Jörg Hofmann and Johan Järvklo Appointed to Volkswagen AG Supervisory Board

posted by on 20 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Berthold Huber and Hartmut Meine step down from the executive body Upon application by the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Mr. Jörg Hofmann (59), First Chairman of IG Metall, and Mr. Johan Järvklo (42), Representative of the Swedish Metal Workers’ Union at Scania, were appointed members of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG by Braunschweig […] More…