|THE NEW PASSAT IS 'CAR OF THE YEAR 2015'|
|• Coveted honour as Europe's 'Car of the Year' goes to the eighth generation of the best-seller|
Wolfsburg/Geneva, 2 March 2015 – Europe's 'Car of the Year 2015' is a Volkswagen: the new Passat wins the prestigious award, which is presented every year by the international 'Car of the Year' jury. The winner was announced on the afternoon before the Geneva International Motor Show.
'We are extremely proud of this accolade,' explained Prof. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Ak...[Read more...]
|INTERNATIONAL ENGINE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2014: VOLKSWAGEN'S TSI TECHNOLOGY TRIUMPHS AGAIN|
|Wolfsburg, 27 June 2014: TSI technology from Volkswagen has once again received the 'International Engine of the Year Award': the 1.4 litre TSI twincharger, which won for the ninth time in succession in the 1.0 to 1.4 litre cubic capacity category, is thus the most successful engine in the history of this international competition for engine technology.
For several years, the TSI brand has stood for intelligent downsizing from Volkswagen. Despite their comparatively small cubic capacit...[Read more...]|
|GOLF PRODUCTION IN MEXICO MARKS ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR VOLKSWAGEN GROUP IN NORTH AMERICA|
|Mexican Secretary of Economy, Dr. Guajardo, and Volkswagen CEO, Prof. Dr. Winterkorn, inaugurate production of the new Volkswagen Golf at the Puebla plant
• The Volkswagen Group is investing US$7 billion in new products and modern production facilities in North America in period to 2018
• Volkswagen de México celebrates 50th anniversary
Puebla (Mexico) / Wolfsburg, January 14, 2014 – Production of the new Volkswagen Golf¹ commenced today at the Volkswagen plant in Puebla, Mexi...[Read more...]|
|Ferrari From ‘Ferris Bueller'S Day Off' Crossing The Auction Block At Mecum|
|Monterey, Calif. - August 14, 2013 -- Mecum Auctions will offer more than 750 classic and collector vehicles at the fifth annual Daytime Auction at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey this weekend, and among the hefty and impressive lineup is a true celebrity. The famed Ferrari California Spyder Replica from the '80s classic 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' will cross the block on Saturday as Lot S163.
As the actual car used in the filming of the movie, it was built by Neil Glassmoyer of Modena D...[Read more...]|
|Corvette's Chassis Innovations Refined on the Race Track|
|Zora Arkus-Duntov's racing-bred development legacy continues to improve Corvette
It's been said that racing improves the breed, and when it comes to the Chevrolet Corvette, nearly six decades of checkered flags are the proof. As Corvette marks its 60th anniversary in 2013, the design of the chassis, suspension and other drivetrain features are rooted in the rigors of competition.
'Candidly, Corvette was not a high-performance car until Zora Arkus-Duntov fitted it with a V-8, and be...[Read more...]|