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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    As with most things in life, the windshield is a double edged sword. Not literally, that would be dangerous, but in the sense that although it protects you from debris, like low flying birds and errant fruit, it can also catch snow, impairing your vision. Until now, the solution was either a...
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    Volkswagen Group of America's North American Engineering and Planning Center announced today that Dr. Burkhard Huhnke has taken on the role of Vice President of Product Innovations. In his new role, Dr. Huhnke is being asked to support research and development and work with universities. Dr...
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    Design and digitalization become one unit: three new "Volkswagen Group Future Centers" in Europe, Asia and California. CEO Matthias Müller: "We are realigning our Group Design for the digital era." Head of Digitalization Johann Jungwirth: "Volkswagen Group will become a leading mobility...
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    Relevant trip data appears in the driver's view First Volkswagen model with head-up display Available to order now One of the highlights of the eighth Passat generation is the new head-up display. It projects relevant trip data and alerts onto a high-quality slide-out pane positioned directly...
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    Parking spaces driven to fully automatically Electric vehicles charged automatically V-Charge places only minor demands on car park infrastructure Intelligent form of valet parking Volkswagen aspires to holding the leading position in the field of automated parking. A look into the near...
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    Innovation awards in five additional categories won by Volkswagen: "Most innovative company 2015", "Networked vehicle", "Vehicle concepts", "Conventional drives" and "Safety systems" This evening saw the tenth presentation of the annual AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Awards for exceptional innovative...
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    New telematics system available from February 2015 Can be fitted to almost any vehicle, benefiting mixed vehicle fleets Provides real-time data to reduce fuel costs, monitor driver behaviour and increase productivity Includes ‘Driverline’ concierge service, which proactively contacts the ...
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    Objective: new IT solutions for big data and internet of things Group CIO Hofmann: we foster creativity and experimentation Volkswagen Group IT has inaugurated a Data Lab in Munich. In close cooperation with universities and technology partners, the Data Lab is to create new IT solutions in the...
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    Volkswagen released details of new hardware and software innovations yesterday, including new more powerful TDI powerplants, a 10-speed DSG gearbox rated for up to 550Nm (405 ft-lbs tq), and a host of other new technologies.  Most notable to our readers will be the aforementioned TDI motors...
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    The Center for Automotive Management has named the Volkswagen Group its "Most Innovative Automotive Company" for the fourth consecutive year.  In total, Volkswagen introduced 230 innovations across their brands this year, making them an obvious choice for the award.  The Volkswagen Group also...
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