Tag Archives: Volkswagen

Volkswagen and Young Startups Cooperate in the Volkswagen Group IT Ideation Hub

Visit to the Group IT Ideation Hub Tracking ideas on new mobility, Industry 4.0 and the work of the future WOLFSBURG, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Is this a good idea? Does it have prospects of being implemented in practice? These are … Read the full press release

1,000 guests at the launch of the Volkswagen automotive plant for the production of the new Crafter in Września, Poland

Opening gala with 1,000 guests from state authorities, business, employees,  the Volkswagen Group and unions About 3,000 employees will produce 100,000 vehicles annually Approx. 800 million Euros were invested WRZESNIA, Poland, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Festive plant opening in Września, Poland: … Read the full press release

Volkswagen brand CEO Dr. Herbert Diess to employees: e-mobility, digitalization and automated driving core competences of the company

Brand CEO Dr. Diess: Pact for the future will lay the foundation for boosting competitiveness General Works Council Chairman Osterloh: no changes to existing collective bargaining agreements HR Board Member Dr. Blessing: workforce is to be made fit for digitalization, new technologies, new … Read the full press release

A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle sets new speed record at the World of Speed event in Utah

New speed record for specially prepared Beetle LSR with 550 PS Top performance at the annual World of Speed event on the Great Salt Lake in Bonneville, Utah (USA) WOLFSBURG, 20-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle has set a … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group rolled out new campaign on integrity at its Wolfsburg plant

Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt: “Our goal is to anchor conduct based on integrity and values even more strongly in our everyday lives.” Integrity management and integrity ambassadors to form the link between the Board of Management and the workforce Integrity is a cornerstone … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to start production of the Polo Vivo in Kenya at the end of 2016

Agreement to produce Polo Vivo with local partner signed Beginning of engagement in further emerging market in Sub-Saharan region Production scheduled to commence at end of 2016 Training center to be established with support of German government Nairobi / Wolfsburg, … Read the full press release

The next concrete steps in the Volkswagen 2025 initiative agreed

WOLFSBURG, 13-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The CEO of Volkswagen AG, Matthias Müller, and the Volkswagen General Works Council Chairman, Bernd Osterloh, reached agreement on the next concrete steps in the Volkswagen 2025 initiative today (Monday). There is a consensus that the … Read the full press release

The transparent Factory in Dresden opened as new showcase for Volkswagen brand focussed on electric mobility and digitalisation

Experience 50 interactive exhibits and vehicles first-hand Test drives with Volkswagen electric vehicles six days a week New highlight: Sport Coupé Concept GTE with innovative plug-in hybrid technology Dresden, 13-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — After closing for 10 days to carry out … Read the full press release

Volkswagen launches two new powerful range of Touran engines variants

TSI with 132 kW / 180 PS and TDI with 140 kW / 190 PS are now available to order In addition, a new “Milano” design package offers a more stylish interior with nappa seats and ambient lighting WOLFSBURG, 12-Apr-2016 … Read the full press release

Volkswagen sets Annual Press Conference on April 28, 2016 and Annual General Meeting on June 22, 2016

WOLFSBURG, 04-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Annual Press Conference on April 28, 2016, Annual General Meeting on June 22, 2016 Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has set the new dates for the Annual Press Conference and the Annual General Meeting of shareholders. These events were … Read the full press release

Volkswagen moves ahead towards resolving the NOx emissions issue in Europe

• In Berlin German Minister of Transport, Alexander Dobrindt, and Chairman of the Board of Management Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand, Dr Herbert Diess, heard more about the practical implementation of the measures • An important step towards resolving the NOx … Read the full press release

Christoph Adomat appointed interim head of Corporate & Business Communications at Volkswagen

New function for Christoph Adomat WOLFSBURG, 02-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Christoph Adomat (49) has been appointed interim head of Corporate & Business Communications at the Volkswagen brand with immediate effect. Christoph Adomat was previously the Group and brand press spokesperson … Read the full press release

Deutsche Umwelthilfe: Volkswagen präsentiert Placebo-Lösung für ihre Betrugs-Diesel-Pkw

Deutsche Umwelthilfe hält Plastiksieb-Nachrüstung für nicht ausreichend – Volkswagen und Kraftfahrtbundesamt sollen die angeblich als ausreichend bewertete technische Lösung mit dem ‚Zauberkunststoffsieb‘ im Detail veröffentlichen BERLIN, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen hat am Mittwoch (25.11.2015) eine angeblich bereits vom Kraftfahrtbundesamt … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to use 3D smart glasses for order picking at Wolfsburg plant

Launch following successful pilot project with Wolfsburg plant logistics Roll-out in the area of order picking Wolfsburg, 23-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant, the roll-out of 3D smart glasses as standard equipment has now started following a three-month … Read the full press release

Volkswagen: EU research project ‘V-Charge’ points the way to the future of automated parking

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 Wolfsburg, 15-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen aspires to holding the leading position in the field of automated parking. … Read the full press release

Volkswagen announced the first Volkswagen plug-in hybrid in the high-volume segment of large family cars – the new Passat GTE

Volkswagen continues e-motoring offensive with plug-in hybrid Passat GTE delivers 218 PS and travels up to 50 kilometres on all-electric power First Volkswagen plug-in hybrid in the high-volume segment of large family cars Wolfsburg / Amsterdam, 15-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Volkswagen: Apple and Google on board the new Sharan; 14.3 per cent more efficiency in the new engines

TDI and TSI: new engines in the Sharan up to 14.3 per cent more efficient Wolfsburg / Hannover, 19-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — App-Connect: new infotainment systems bring Apple and Google on board Ten key facts about the new Sharan: 1. New TSI … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group’s Forum DRIVE opened its doors to the public with exhibition based on the theme of “START – The world of the Volkswagen Group”

Introducing the Volkswagen Group and its brands Focus on the automotive Group’s brand diversity, tradition and visions BERLIN, 4-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — DRIVE is set to open its doors to the public today with an exhibition based on the theme … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media to become exclusive marketing partner of TSV 1860 München through 2027/28

The international sports marketing company is to commercialise all sponsorship, advertising and hospitality with immediate effect through to 2027/28 Munich, Germany, 24-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media is to become exclusive marketing partner of TSV 1860 München with immediate … Read the full press release

TomTom to deliver maps for Volkswagen in-dash navigation systems

Amsterdam, 08-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced an agreement to deliver maps to Volkswagen, one of the world’s leading car makers. Volkswagen will launch in-dash navigation systems with TomTom maps, starting with the new VW multimedia system in … Read the full press release

Volkswagen recognized its 100 best international service partners with the Volkswagen Service Quality Award

Service Quality Award 2014 presented to 100 international Volkswagen partners from 30 countries Seven dealerships inducted into VSQA Hall of Fame Wolfsburg / Dresden, 29-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ —Volkswagen has recognized its 100 best international service partners with the Volkswagen Service … Read the full press release

Volkswagen launches exclusive World Cup edition football app “Onefootball”

Exclusive app for 2014 football mega-event now available to download Wolfsburg, Germany, 23-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is presenting the World Cup edition of the world’s most successful football app “Onefootball”. The Onefootball Brasil app is now available for free download. The … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group delivered 2.40 million vehicles in Q1 2014, 5.8 percent up YoY

929,500 vehicles delivered in March / +7.6 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “All in all, first-quarter deliveries very satisfactory. Prospect of return to modest growth on markets in Western Europe.” Wolfsburg, Germany, The Volkswagen Group delivered 2.40 (January-March 2013: 2.27; … Read the full press release

Vodafone brings automotive connectivity to Volkswagen and Audi vehicles

Vodafone continues to develop a strong position in the automotive market Bringing connectivity to Volkswagen and Audi vehicles Newbury, ENG, 10-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ —Vodafone today announced a new agreement with Volkswagen and Audi in Europe to provide automotive connectivity, starting with new … Read the full press release

Volkswagen T-ROC concept car with two removable roof halves debuts at Geneva International Motor Show

Volkswagen concept car provides preview of new SUV range Wolfsburg, Germany / Geneva, Switzerland, 5-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — On the evening before the Geneva International Motor Show the Volkswagen Group traditionally presents its highlights. With the world première of the T-ROC concept … Read the full press release

Six world premieres for Volkswagen presented at Geneva Motor Show 2014

T-ROC study offers a glimpse of the new SUV series New Golf GTE with plug-in hybrid system Scirocco with a new design and engines Presentation of the Polo BlueMotion, Polo BlueGT and CrossPolo based on the new Polo Wolfsburg, Germany … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group announced it invested record €10.2 billion during 2013 in eco-friendly vehicles

• More than €10 billion for research and development for the first time • EU new vehicle fleet better than target, at about 128 grams CO2 / km • Already 54 model variants below 100 grams CO2 / km • … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Autohäuser in Deutschland werden deutlich umweltfreundlicher

„Think Blue.“-Strategie senkt CO2-Ausstoß im deutschen Handel um 25 Prozent Beratende Begleitung durch Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V. (NABU) Einzigartiges Zertifikat „Future Climate® inspired by Think Blue.“ für besonders nachhaltige Partnerbetriebe Wolfsburg, Deutschland, 17-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Marke Volkswagen Pkw verankert ihre „Think … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group announced its worldwide deliveries grew 4.7 percent in January – November 2013 YoY

 4.7 percent* increase from January to November 828,600 vehicles delivered in November / +4.3 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Deliveries in November  developed well. Challenges remain.” Wolfsburg, Germany, 17-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Worldwide deliveries by the Volkswagen Group grew … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to present 53 vehicles at the 65th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt am Main September 12 – 22, 2013

• 53 vehicles showcased on 8,893m2 stand • Highlight cars: e-Golf, new Golf R plus one further world premiere • Main themes: e-mobility, 4MOTION, WRC 29-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volkswagen brand will be present at the 65th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt … Read the full press release