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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    As of July 1, 2020, Volkswagen’s German plants will end their short-time production. That means that production will be able to hit pre-pandemic levels if the market demands it. The decision affects Volkswagen Passenger Car, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, and all Volkswagen Group Components...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    The novel coronavirus is still causing headaches, including for automakers attempting to return to full-scale production. For Volkswagen, it means the plants supplying U.S. dealers with strong-selling models will remain offline for a while longer, complicating the return to normalcy. Miguel...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Production at Volkswagen’s Mexican plant in Puebla will resume on June 15, according to a report from Automotive Logistics . The plant produces the Mk7 Golf, the Jetta, and the Tiguan. Production at the plant shut down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Volkswagen and the Mexican national...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    The millionth vehicle ever produced at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant has rolled off the line. The car is an Aurora Red 2020 Passat R-Line. “It’s gratifying to me that our team is back to work and able to mark yet another key milestone since the opening of VW’s Chattanooga plant,” said Tom du...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Mexican state of Puebla, where both Volkswagen and Audi have factories, has decreed that conditions “do not exist” to restart automotive manufacturing. The decision impacts Volkswagen’s ability to restart production at the plant that produces the Jetta, the Mk7 Golf, the Tiguan, and until...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Late last week, Volkswagen announced that it would start work at its Chattanooga plant on May 3. Today it announced that it has reassessed those plans and will pause the restart indefinitely. Volkswagen shut down production at its Tennessee plant on March 21, following the lead of much of the...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Production at Volkswagen’s plant around the world is set to start rolling again, as the Group announced today that work would resume at its plants in Zwickau and Bratislava. Those plants are set to start production again on the week of April 20 and will be followed by the Group’s plants in...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Production at VW Group plants in Spain, Italy, Portugal, and Slovakia are shutting down this week. The group is also planning to suspend production at most of the rest of its plants across Europe, all as a response to coronavirus, reports Automotive News. "Given the present significant...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Launched in 2014, the Lamborghini Huracan has helped the Italian automaker hit records all around the world. The milestone 10,000th unit is heading to Canada as a Performante variant sporting the same Verde Mantis color as the winning number-11 Huracan GT3 from this year’s 24 Hours of Daytona...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Mk7.5 Golf may have only come here recently ( review* ) but Volkswagen is already hard at work on the next generation . At the Golf 8’s Supplier Summit, in Wolfsburg this week, VW’s top brass spoke about the importance of the coming Golf, which will start rolling off the line in just 75...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    The German automotive industry is looking strong this year with record production expected, but things are only expected to get better. Thanks to strong demand in China and India, the VDA carmakers’ lobby expects growth to remain strong in Germany into 2018. The Volkswagen Group, Daimler, and...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Production of the Volkswagen Golf will be removed from Mexico and placed entirely in Europe beginning in 2019, according to Mexican automotive news website Al Volante . The Golf is currently assembled at Volkswagen's facility in the state of Puebla, approximately 85 miles east of Mexico City...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    One of the finest looking cars at this year’s Geneva Motor Show was Bentley’s EXP 10, which Car & Driver called “too gorgeous not to be built.” Now a decision is fast approaching about whether or not a car based on this stunner will see production. “We are readying the concept for a decision,”...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    25 years ago the first Golf rolled off the assembly line at Volkswagen's Zwickau plant. Since then, more than 2.7 million Golfs were produced in Saxony, from the Mk2 up to today's Mk7.  When the facility first opened in 1991, a record 150 cars were per day - now, up to 1150 Golfs can be built...
  15. The Skoda Lounge
    Superb Estate is ŠKODA’s 18 millionth car produced since 1905. Kvasiny production facility undergoing extensive investment and expansion. Production capacity will increase to 280,000 vehicles annually and create up to 1,300 new jobs.  ŠKODA AUTO has manufactured its 18 millionth vehicle since...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    The start of mass production of the Volkswagen Saloon shortly after Christmas 1945 marked a new era of civilian vehicle manufacturing It was shortly after the first post-war Christmas 1945 that the first of the Volkswagen Type 1 – the model which, as the Beetle, would subsequently be sold more...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    The one-millionth Volkswagen was manufactured on 5 August 1955 At that time, only Beetle, Beetle convertible and the Transporter were being produced The one-millionth Volkswagen was manufactured ten years after the war ended. At that time this was a respectable record, but in 1963 Volkswagen...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Volkswagen Chattanooga has achieved a significant production milestone with the completion of its 500,000th Passat. The car, produced in the world’s first and only LEED Platinum certified factory, was a Candy White Limited Edition, with black interior, keyless access with...
  19. The Skoda Lounge
    Škoda has announced the beginning of production of the new Fabia Estate, a vehicle which the brand claims will be a "pillar" of the brand's growth strategy.  Going on sale next month, the Fabia Estate offers the largest storage space in its class and is built upon the Volkswagen Group's MQB...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen Group has announced that Dr. Michael Macht, a Board of Management member responsible for 'Group Production' has stepped down effective August 1st, in a mutual agreement with the Group's Supervisory Board.  Thomas Ulbrich who is a Board of Management Member for Production at...
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