Thursday, April 27, 2017

U.S. Car Market Posts Record Sales for 2016

January 30, 2017 by  
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Due to good sales figures in December, the U.S. car market has managed another year of record sales. High demand for SUVs and pickup trucks led to a surprisingly strong year-end closing, as the manufacturers’ final figures showed. In Germany, too, car sales were buzzing in 2016 — and despite Volkswagen’s emission scandal, a lot […]

VW investors want independent inquiry into emissions scandal

June 19, 2016 by  
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June 19, 2016 According to German media reports on Saturday, some of Volkswagen’s investors are calling for an independent investigation into the company’s emissions cheating scandal. The “Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung” (FAS) newspaper wrote that an official request is to be submitted at a major shareholders meeting on Wednesday. “As soon as the shareholders have agreed, […]

VW keeps it low-key at Geneva Motor Show

March 1, 2016 by  
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March 1, 2016 VW’s CEO has promised to “learn from past mistakes” as the scandal-hit German carmaker seeks to recover from the devastating effect of its pollution scandal. A sea of suits waiting in front of a white, glossy platform with swirling blue and white lights and pulsating techno had the makings of the kind […]

VW-New Engineering Specialist Training Program

August 23, 2014 by  
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Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Volkswagen Chattanooga) celebrated its second class to graduate from the Volkswagen Academy’s three-year Automation Mechatronics Program (AMP) in a ceremony that highlighted the German ‘dual education’ system. Volkswagen also announced the creation of the Engineering Specialist Training program, which targets candidates who have already earned their Bachelor’s degree. […]

VOLKSWAGEN TAKES HOLISTIC APPROACH TO E-MOBILITY with the 2015 e-Golf

August 23, 2014 by  
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Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced on August 14, 2014, further plans in its holistic approach to e-mobility at the Management Briefing Seminar, hosted by the Center for Automotive Research. Starting with the launch of the zero-tailpipe emissions 2015 e-Golf model, Volkswagen will invest in carbon reduction projects to offset emissions created from e-Golf production, distribution […]

Winterkorn: “Volkswagen staying on course with qualitative growth”

February 21, 2014 by  
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Detroit / Wolfsburg – “The Volkswagen Group is staying on course with qualitative growth.” This was reaffirmed on Sunday in Detroit on the eve of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) by the CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, who announced a multi-billion dollar investment program in North America over the next […]

VW and Greenpeace Underline CO2 Limits for New Cars

March 28, 2013 by  
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At the Geneva Motor Show on March 4, the VW-Group announced for the first time its far-reaching decision to reduce the fuel consumption of its new vehicle fleet to a greater extent than had previously been intended. This decision was underscored by Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Executive Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (AG), […]

Volkswagen and the Force

January 19, 2012 by  
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After the brilliant Superbowl Commercial Volkswagen does it again. This time with a canine chorus that barks a familiar tune. Their Superbowl Commercial has 50 Million Youtube Views on Youtube

Fast and Furious made in America powered by German engineering

April 28, 2011 by  
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The “Fast & Furious” films stand for plenty of car action and “Fast Five” delivers just that. It is a high octane thrill ride that is just what it is meant to be: fun. Take a peak behind the scenes and enjoy a piece of German engineering: Paul Walker’s character Brian O’Connor from the “Fast […]

German Cars

February 3, 2011 by  
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Nothing like German cars and even better their commercials: “Möge die Macht mit Dir sein!” “May the force be with you!”