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Bring On The Nürburgring - ID. R Ready For Its Record Attempt On The Nordschleife

Bring On The Nürburgring - ID. R Ready For Its Record Attempt On The Nordschleife

The ID. R has completed the next series of tests in preparation for the challenges that lie ahead. After working on the aerodynamics in the wind tunnel, the most recent tests at the racetracks in Le....
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Volkswagen Group Joins Responsible Sourcing Network

Today Volkswagen joined an open industry collaboration for the responsible sourcing of strategic minerals that will use blockchain technology to increase efficiency, sustainability and transparency....
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Volkswagen And Andretti Rallycross Announce Drivers For The 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) Series

Volkswagen And Andretti Rallycross Announce Drivers For The 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) Series

Volkswagen and Andretti Rallycross today announced that its two drivers in the 2019 Americas Rallycross series will be Tanner Foust and Cabot Bigham. Two Beetle supercars will be entered under the....
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Volkswagen Golf GTi Named 'Hatchback Of The Year' In Popular Mechanics 2019 Automotive Excellence Awards

Volkswagen Golf GTi Named 'Hatchback Of The Year' In Popular Mechanics 2019 Automotive Excellence Awards

Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce today that Popular Mechanics magazine has named the Volkswagen Golf GTI Hatchback of the Year in its 2019 Automotive Excellence awards. This is the....
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North American Debut Of The ID. Buggy Concept At The 2019 New York International Auto Show

North American Debut Of The ID. Buggy Concept At The 2019 New York International Auto Show

Drawing inspiration from the classic Californian dune buggies of the 60s, the Volkswagen ID. BUGGY concept was shown today for the first time in North America. With a minimalistic design with no roof,....
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Volkswagen Id. R Uses Formula 1 Technology For Optimal Aerodynamics

Volkswagen Id. R Uses Formula 1 Technology For Optimal Aerodynamics

Volkswagen has set itself a new challenge with the ID. R this year – the Nürburgring-Nordschleife instead of Pikes Peak. A race track instead of a hill climb. Full-throttle sections instead of hair-pins.....
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Volkswagen Golf Receives Good Housekeeping's 2019 Best New Car Award In Compact Category

Volkswagen Golf Receives Good Housekeeping's 2019 Best New Car Award In Compact Category

Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Volkswagen Golf has received Good Housekeepings 2019 Best New Car Award in the Compact category. The experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute....
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Volkswagen Shows Tarok Pickup Concept At The New York International Auto Show

Volkswagen Shows Tarok Pickup Concept At The New York International Auto Show

Volkswagen of America plans to show the Tarok pickup concept for the first time in the U.S. at the New York International Auto Show. This compact unibody pickup was first seen at the Sao Paolo International....
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Volkswagen Launches Model Offensive In China

Volkswagen Launches Model Offensive In China

Volkswagen plans an extensive model offensive in China. The brand will have doubled its SUV range by 2020. Volkswagen announced during the Auto Shanghai 2019, that the share of SUVs is expected to rise....
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China Plays Key Role In Volkswagen Group's E-Mobility Strategy

China will play a key role in the Volkswagen groups global transformation and its accompanying decarbonization program. Thus, this year will see an intensified roll-out of new energy models. Volkswagen....
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Intelligent Power Strip: Transparent Factory In Dresden Installs Flexible, Expandable Electric Charging Infrastructure

Intelligent Power Strip: Transparent Factory In Dresden Installs Flexible, Expandable Electric Charging Infrastructure

Dresden – the Transparent Factory in Dresden is expanding its electric charging infrastructure. Extra charging points have been installed at Volkswagens Dresden site as part of a joint venture with....
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Volkswagen Group Wins Further Market Shares

Volkswagen Group Wins Further Market Shares

Wolfsburg, April 12, 2019 – The Volkswagen Group handed over 998,900 vehicles to customers worldwide in March, corresponding to a fall of 4.3 percent compared with March 2018. In Europe (0.6 percent)....
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One Million Sharan – Volkswagen Autoeuropa In Portugal Celebrates Production Anniversary

One Million Sharan – Volkswagen Autoeuropa In Portugal Celebrates Production Anniversary

Today, the millionth Sharan rolled off the assembly line at Volkswagen Autoeuropa in Palmela since production started there 24 years ago. Its safety, space utilisation and sliding door concept continues....
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Computer Simulations Accelerate The Continuous Development Of The ID. R

Computer Simulations Accelerate The Continuous Development Of The ID. R

The continuous development of the ID. R is in full swing. The prototype, powered by two electric motors with a 500 kW (680 PS) system performance, will in summer 2019 hunt down the lap record for electric....
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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles: Delivery Record In The First Quarter Of 2019

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles: Delivery Record In The First Quarter Of 2019

With global deliveries up nearly 10 per cent, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) has had a successful start to 2019. 125,600 light commercial vehicles have been marketed worldwide since the start....
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