Tag Archives: Volkswagen

Thomas Schäfer to succeed Thomas Schmall as Chairman of the Board of Directors of SEAT S.A.

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 1-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT S.A., a Spanish car manufacturer part of Volkswagen Group, has announced the succession of Thomas Schmall by Thomas Schäfer as the Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Schäfer, CEO of Volkswagen … Read the full press release

Thomas Schäfer wird Nachfolger von Thomas Schmall als Vorsitzender des Board of Directors der SEAT S.A.

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) MARTORELL, 1-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT S.A., ein zum Volkswagen Konzern gehörender spanischer Automobilhersteller, hat die Nachfolge bekannt gegeben von Thomas Schmall durch Thomas Schäfer als Vorstandsvorsitzenden der Gesellschaft. Schäfer, CEO der Marke Volkswagen, wird die Position zum 8. … Read the full press release

Indian SUV maker Mahindra plans to use MEB electric components from Volkswagen for its new Born Electric Platform

Indian SUV major Mahindra intends to equip its Born Electric Platform with MEB electric components from Volkswagen. Partnering agreement signed in Chennai on 18th May evening. Binding supply contract planned to be concluded by end of 2022. At the Glasgow … Read the full press release

Le constructeur indien de SUV Mahindra prévoit d’utiliser des composants électriques MEB de Volkswagen pour sa nouvelle plate-forme électrique Born

Le major indien des SUV Mahindra a l’intention d’équiper sa Born Electric Platform de composants électriques MEB de Volkswagen. Accord de partenariat signé à Chennai le 18 mai au soir. Le contrat de fourniture contraignant devrait être conclu d’ici la … Read the full press release

Klaus Zellmer sucederá a Thomas Schäfer como nuevo CEO de ŠKODA AUTO

El actual director general, Thomas Schäfer, será nombrado presidente del consejo de administración de Volkswagen Passenger Cars, se unirá al consejo de administración del grupo y se convertirá en director del grupo de la marca ‘Volume’ el 1 de julio … Read the full press release

Klaus Zellmer to succeed Thomas Schäfer as the new CEO of ŠKODA AUTO

Current CEO Thomas Schäfer will be appointed Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Passenger Cars, join the Group Board of Management and become Head of the ‘Volume’ brand group on 1 July 2022 Klaus Zellmer is currently the … Read the full press release

Changements à la direction de la marque Volkswagen et de ŠKODA AUTO

Schäfer est nommé nouveau PDG de la marque Volkswagen à compter du 1er juillet 2022 et rejoint le Group Board of Management Klaus Zellmer nommé nouveau président du directoire de ŠKODA AUTO a. s. à compter du 1er juillet 2022 … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Volkswagen brand and ŠKODA AUTO

Schäfer appointed new CEO of the Volkswagen brand effective July 1, 2022 and joins the Group Board of Management Klaus Zellmer appointed new Chairman of the Board of Management of ŠKODA AUTO a. s. effective July 1, 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Volkswagen svela la generazione 3.0 del software volta a migliorare l’esperienza dell’utente e ottimizzare la capacità di ricarica sulla sua completamente elettrica ID. modelli

ID. Software 3.0 con i più recenti sistemi di assistenza alla guida, maggiore capacità di ricarica e prestazioni di controllo vocale di livello premium Il nuovo “Travel Assist with Swarm Data”1 consente il cambio di corsia assistito Novità in Volkswagen: con … Read the full press release

Volkswagen unveils the software generation 3.0 aimed at enhancing user experience and optimising charging capacity on its all-electric ID. models

ID. Software 3.0 with latest driver assistance systems, greater charging capacity and voice control performance on premium level New “Travel Assist with Swarm Data”1 enables assisted lane changing New at Volkswagen: with “Park Assist Plus with Memory Function”2 the car can learn … Read the full press release

La stratégie NEW AUTO du groupe Volkswagen : un avenir de la mobilité autonome et sans émissions

Montée en puissance réussie du BEV : n° 1 en Europe, n° 2 aux États-Unis, la Chine a plus que quadruplé Résilience globale renforcée : frais généraux considérablement réduits, discipline élevée en matière d’investissement, seuil de rentabilité abaissé Le bénéfice … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group’s NEW AUTO Strategy: emission-free, autonomous future of mobility

Successful BEV-run up: No. 1 in Europe, No. 2 in the US, China increased more than fourfold Enhanced overall resilience: overhead costs significantly reduced, high capex discipline, break-even lowered Profit doubled to 20 billion EUR and return on sales increased … Read the full press release

Leadec supported planning and setting up of the fully automated MEB HV battery assembly lines of Volkswagen in its components plant in Braunschweig, Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 25-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Leadec, a Stuttgart based leader in technical services for the automotive and manufacturing industries, has announced the company supported Volkswagen Group with planning and setting up of new fully automated MEB HV battery … Read the full press release

Prof. Markus Lienkamp on Technical University of Munich’s software that enable driverless race cars compete in motor sports

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 10-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Technical University of Munich (TUM) , a German public research university and one of Europe’s leading research universities, has announced that it has developed a software which enabled race cars to compete in … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase solutions that transform and reinvent the definition of mobility at CES 2022 in Las Vegas

Continental will be showcasing innovative products and services from server-based vehicle architecture and automated driving capabilities to its sustainable tire concept For the first time at CES, Continental will present its award-winning Switchable Privacy Display aimed to help reduce driver … Read the full press release

Audi donates to two nonprofit IT schools to help with the digital transformation of the German automotive industry

Audi donating 960,000 euros to the nonprofit 42Heilbronn and 42Wolfsburg IT schools for a multiyear scholarship program. In doing so, the company is supporting unconventional training for the IT specialists of tomorrow and the digital transformation of the German automotive … Read the full press release

Dr. Ursula Biernert and Ingo Spengler to join Leoni AG Board of Directors

(PRESS RELEASE) NUREMBERG, 8-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leoni AG (ETR: LEO), a global supplier of wires, cables and wiring systems, has announced the appointment of Dr. Ursula Biernert (52) and Ingo Spengler (49) to its Board of Directors. They wil … Read the full press release

EIT InnoEnergy welcomes Volkswagen as its new shareholder

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 3-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen AG (ETR: VOW3), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles, has announced it will become a new shareholder of EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s leading innovation engine for sustainable energy. … Read the full press release

Over-the-Air Updates: Volkswagen ID. models to receive regular software updates via mobile data transfer

Volkswagen continues process of transformation into software-oriented mobility provider Free updates for ID.301, ID.402 and ID.4 GTX03 to be made available immediately First update will see customers benefit from optimised surroundings recognition, more intuitive operability of the infotainment system, and other new … Read the full press release

World premiere for the new Volkswagen Polo: partly automated driving with the IQ.DRIVE Travel Assist system

Sharper design: New Polo is equipped with LED headlights and LED tail light clusters as standard, and has been given a new look at both front and rear Digital and always on: Digital Cockpit (fitted as standard), online infotainment systems, … Read the full press release

Thomas Ulbrich, Volkswagen: We need significantly more charging points in Germany and Europe if electric vehicles are to establish themselves quickly

Over 1,200 charging points already in operation at German sites Some 750 new charging points to be installed in 2021, including the first High Power Charging stations with up to 300 kW power Thomas Ulbrich: “We need significantly more charging … Read the full press release

Continental’s High-Performance Computer, Cooperation Portal and Natural 3D Lightfield Centerstack recognized by the European Association of Automotive Suppliers at the 2020 CLEPA Awards

Body High-Performance Computer (HPC) and Continental Cooperation Portal were awarded as “Winner” in the CLEPA “Cooperation” category The HPC based architecture replaces conventional, distributed control unit architectures in vehicles Continental Cooperation Portal simplifies software integration from various parties and increases … Read the full press release

Vitesco Technologies’ drive control unit part of Volkswagen’s electrification ecosystem

Regensburg company is the sole supplier of the drive control unit for Volkswagen’s MEB platform The central electric drive component is ready for volume manufacturing – allows software to be updated at any time (PRESS RELEASE) REGENSBURG, 12-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Continental appoints Frank Petznick as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems business unit head

The former head, Karl Haupt, will leave Continental after more than 36 years on July 31, 2020 Frank Petznick takes over the management of the business unit from August 1, 2020 Member of the Executive Board Frank Jourdan: “Frank Petznick … Read the full press release

The seventh BASF and Volkswagen “Science Award Electrochemistry” opens for submissions

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN / WOLFSBURG, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and Volkswagen opens application for the seventh “Science Award Electrochemistry”. Scientists and researchers of excellence from all over the world may apply until June 30, 2019 online at www.science-award.com. Participation … Read the full press release

Near-production Volkswagen T-Roc R to première at the International Geneva Motor Show, 7 -17 March 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) WOLFSBURG, 25-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is to unveil the latest top model of its successful T-Roc at this year’s International Geneva Motor Show – T-Roc R. The 89th edition of the International Geneva Motor Show will be held at Palexpo … Read the full press release

German Design Awards: The third generation of the Volkswagen Touareg is a combination of majestic solidity with finely tuned sophistication 

(PRESS RELEASE) WOLFSBURG/FRANKFURT, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — German brand and design authority Rat für Formgebung presented the top gold award in the “Passenger Vehicles” category for the Volkswagen Touareg at the German Design Awards on a ceremony held in Frankfurt am Main. The prestigious … Read the full press release

Clients can get involved in the assembly of their own e-Golf at Volkswagen Transparent Factory in Dresden

Follow your own vehicle during production Four stations at which the driver can assemble the car (with instructions) Arnd Meyer-Clasen, Head of Sales: “With us, not only are customers able to be there during the production of their car, but … Read the full press release

World Premiere: Power bank for electric cars – the mobile quick charging station by Volkswagen Group Components

Flexible charging station can support the stationary development of a charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and serve temporary needs CEO of Volkswagen Group Components, Thomas Schmall: “Completely new approach for the construction and expansion of the charging network” Head of … Read the full press release

Volkswagen sold 5.7 million vehicles between January and November 2018

Electric offensive: ID.1, ID. VIZZION1 and ID. R Pikes Peak provided important impetus on the threshold of a new epoch SUV offensive: With nine new models, Volkswagen has expanded its efficient SUV fleet more than ever before More 2018 news: the … Read the full press release