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    Audi of America head, Scott Keogh is being promoted to president and CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America. He replaces Hinrich Woebcken, who will stay with the company as an advisor. Keogh joined Audi in 2006 as chief marketing officer. In that position, he led a remarkable turnaround in...
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    This hurricane season was one of the most devastating in recent memory, so Volkswagen of America has announced that it will donate $150,000 to relief efforts in Puerto Rico and another $150,000 to relief efforts in Florida. “Volkswagen would like to express its thoughts and concerns to those...
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    Volkswagen’s sole U.S. assembly plant was spared any fallout from the company’s wildly expensive diesel emissions scandal, but the upcoming North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations could see VW throttle back its future plans for the facility. The Chattanooga plant, which builds the...
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    The Volkswagen Group of America Foundation has donated $50,000 to the Dollywood Foundation’s My People Fund , in support of efforts following wildfires that tore through Tennessee this month. “Volkswagen would like to express its thoughts and concern for all of those affected by the...
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    Nearly $25 Billion and 120,000 jobs is how much a new Ernst & Young study finds Volkswagen Group of America and its dealers contribute to the US economy in 2015. The study counts the number of people hired by Volkswagen to work at, say, the Chattanooga plant or in corporate offices (45,000), as...
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    Volkswagen says that the push to make diesel passenger cars popular in America is over. Speaking to Car and Driver the CEO of Volkswagen of America said that the future is electric. I wish to make clear that the push for diesel for the brand is done,” Woebcken told Car and Driver . “We don’t...
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    Volkswagen Group of America announced today that it has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross in support of the relief efforts following the catastrophic floods in Louisiana. The donation was made through the Volkswagen Group of America Foundation and will be allocated across the Red...
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    From the moment that the diesel scandal broke, relations between Volkswagen Group of America and their dealer network have been fraught. With a plan to compensate dealers who have been damaged by the emissions scandal in the cars, that relationship could be on the mend, reports the Wall Street...
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    Herndon, VA – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., today announced that Horst Meima, 47, has been named President and CEO of VW Credit, Inc. (VCI), effective January 1, 2016. In this role, Meima will oversee all functions of VW Credit, Inc., the captive finance company which services Volkswagen...
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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...
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    [Editor's Note: Below is the full testimony of Christian Koch, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga operations before the Tennessee Senate Committee on Finance, Ways and Means Appropriations Subcommittee] Senator Watson, Senator McNally, Senator Tate, and members of the...
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    The first half sales numbers are in, and things are looking quite good for the Volkswagen Group.  According to a report published by Automotive News, Volkswagen's 5.04 million sales in the first half of 2015 surpassed Toyota's numbers by 20,000 units, as the Japanese auto manufacturer saw a...
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    — Automaker to build parts distribution facility in Sacramento, Calif., to support continued U.S. growth, and enhance service for VWGoA dealers in the region— Herndon, Va.– Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA), today announced plans to invest $6.8 million to expand its logistics operations...
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    —Report highlights company’s commitment to sustainability, philanthropy, and diversity and inclusion— Herndon, VA (April 27, 2015) – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) is pleased to release an update to its Corporate Social Responsibility Report, “At Home in America.” The report...
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    —Accolade recognizes VWGoA’s long-standing commitment to creating a workplace culture that champions diversity and inclusion— HERNDON, VA (April 24, 2015) – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) is pleased to announce it has earned a coveted spot on DiversityInc’s 2015 list of “Top 25...
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    Global museum debut for pioneering augmented audio guide Customized audio experience for each visitor Functionality based on Volkswagen technology Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) has partnered with The Museum of Modern Art to create a first-ever augmented audio guide as an integral part...
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    — Volkswagen, Audi and Bentley will import and distribute vehicles through the port, with plans of transporting approximately 550,000 units in the next five years — Jacksonville, Fla. (February 11, 2015) – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., today, joined Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Florida...
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    Herndon, VA (September 18, 2014) – Volkswagen Group of America today announced the appointment of Mario Guerreiro (56) to the position of Executive Vice President, Volkswagen Group of America Communications. In this role, Guerreiro will be responsible for all aspects of Communications for the...
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    Volkswagen Chattanooga celebrated its second class to graduation from the Volkswagen Academy's three-year Automation Mechatronics Program today, and announced the formation of the Engineering Specialist Training program which specifically targets those who already have a bachelors degree.  The...
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    Volkswagen has detailed their plans to further integrate forms of communication between the car, its driver and the external environment in future production vehicles.  The Volkswagen Group's Electronic Research Laboratory will leverage mobile devices, the cloud and the car itself to keep the...
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