|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...]|
|THE NEW POLO - A PARADE OF PREMIERES AT GENEVA|
|Polo BlueMotion, Polo Blue GT and CrossPolo in top form
New efficiency TSI: For the first time, Polo BlueMotion with petrol engine (4.1 I/100 km)
Even more charisma: Polo BlueGT now with 150 PS, CrossPolo perfected
Ten key facts on the world premiere of the new Polo TSI BlueMotion, Polo TDI BlueMotion, Polo BlueGT and CrossPolo:
1.The world's most fuel-efficient five-seater with a petrol engine: The new Polo TSI BlueMotion consumes just 4.1 l/100 km.
2.The world's most fuel-efficient ...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS AUGUST 2013 SALES|
| ||- Best-ever August and year-to-date results for Passat and TDI® Clean Diesels
•Best August and year-to-date for Passat with 10,194 and 76,364 units, respectively
•Jetta Sedan delivered 13,508 units for the month
•Tiguan delivered 2,948 units, marking the best August and year-to-date ever
•High-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 30.4 percent of sales in August and 24.3 percent of sales year-to-date, the best August and year-to-date results on record
•Passat TDI sales reach 43.8 ...[Read more...]|
|Golf R Celebrates Its World Premiere At The Frankfurt Auto Show|
|Wolfsburg, 2 September 2013 –The most powerful Golf in the range excites with 296 horsepower and a 0 to 62 mph sprint time of just 4.9 seconds. The vehicle's distinctive styling also highlights its sporty character.
The new Golf R was developed by Volkswagen R GmbH to provide dynamic performance. The sportiest Golf is powered by a newly configured 296 horsepower TSI engine, which is not only 30 horsepower more powerful, but also 18 per cent more fuel-efficient than the previous engine....[Read more...]|