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Special edition of the Jetta GLI goes on sale early in 2014 Unofficial Last Sunday cruise to Big Socal Euro The new Golf Sportsvan Volkswagen Golf R – the new Flagship 2014 Volkswagen, more efficent and more R-line models added Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 03/2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo and Jetta GLI recive power boost So Cal World premiere – the new iBeetle  Auto Shanghai Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 01/2013
Special edition of the Jetta GLI goes on sale early in 2014
Special edition of the Jetta GLI goes on sale early in 2014
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

In 1984, Volkswagen introduced the first Jetta GLI to the U.S. market, setting the blueprint for all subsequent versions of this beloved sport sedan...

Unofficial Last Sunday cruise to Big Socal Euro
Unofficial Last Sunday cruise to Big Socal Euro
Written By: Jason

101 to the 5 this group of VW and Audi's cruise to Southern California's largest gathering of European vehicles...

The new Golf Sportsvan
The new Golf Sportsvan
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen is presenting a concept car of the newly developed Golf Sportsvan in a world premiere at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The compact minivan will complete the Golf family at the middle of next year....

Volkswagen Golf R – the new Flagship
Volkswagen Golf R – the new Flagship
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

This is the year of the Golf. The first six months of 2013 have already seen the debuts of the new Golf GTI, Golf GTD, Golf Variant, and Golf TDI BlueMotion. ...

2014 Volkswagen, more efficent and more R-line models added
2014 Volkswagen, more efficent and more R-line models added
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

New 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injection TSI® engine to feature in Jetta, Beetle, and Passat, replacing the 2.5-liter five cylinder. R-Line® range expands to five models....

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 03/2013
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 03/2013
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The latest Volkswagen Motorsports News from around the world...

Volkswagen Beetle Turbo and Jetta GLI recive power boost
Volkswagen Beetle Turbo and Jetta GLI recive power boost
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The 2.0-liter turbocharged TSI® engine in the 2013 Beetle Turbo, Beetle Turbo Convertible, and Jetta GLI is now rated at 210 horsepower ...

So Cal
So Cal "Last Sunday" Canyon Run/Meet up/Cruise/Photoshoot 2.4
Written By: Jason

Monthly Canyon Run for Volkswagen Drivers...

World premiere – the new iBeetle  Auto Shanghai
World premiere – the new iBeetle Auto Shanghai
Written By: Volkswagen AG

iPhone can now be docked in the Beetle: World premiere of iBeetle at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 01/2013
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 01/2013
Written By: Volkswagen AG

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So Cal
So Cal "Last Sunday" Canyon Run/Meet up/Cruise/Photoshoot 2.3
Written By: Jason

Monthly Canyon Run for Volkswagen Drivers...

Volkswagen continues promotion of juniors in Formula 3
Volkswagen continues promotion of juniors in Formula 3
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In 2013, Volkswagen engines will once again be in use in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, which gets underway with the opening round of the season in Monza this weekend. ...

Victory in Mexico – Volkswagen and Ogier in a league of their own
Victory in Mexico – Volkswagen and Ogier in a league of their own
Written By: Volkswagen AG

16 stage wins and a lead of three and a half minutes: Sébastien Ogier (F), at the wheel of the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, won the third round of the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship ...

Volkswagen and Google today announced their partnership Smileage
Volkswagen and Google today announced their partnership Smileage
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America and Google today announced their partnership on “Volkswagen Smileage,” a new social media application built using a suite of Google products and platforms. ...

Volkswagen Golf Estate Concept R-Line
Volkswagen Golf Estate Concept R-Line
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Just one day after the world premiere of the new Golf Estate, Volkswagen is presenting an especially sporty R-Line version of it: the Golf Estate Concept R-Line...

New Volkswagen Golf Variant and possible new Jetta Sportswagen
New Volkswagen Golf Variant and possible new Jetta Sportswagen
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen will expand the Golf range even further at the 83rd Geneva Salon de l’Automobile with the debut of the new Golf Variant (wagon). Like the new Golf hatchback, the Variant is significantly lighter than its predecessor, to the tune of up to 232 pounds...

Volkswagen e-Co-Motion Concept
Volkswagen e-Co-Motion Concept
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At next week’s Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will be showing a transporter concept vehicle: the e-Co-Motion...

Volkswagen Reports 30th Consecutive Month of Sales Growth
Volkswagen Reports 30th Consecutive Month of Sales Growth
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported 31,456 units delivered in February, a 2.9 percent increase over prior year sales and the best February since 1973....

Volkswagen presents new MK7 Golf GTI at Geneva
Volkswagen presents new MK7 Golf GTI at Geneva
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Volkswagen company, the letters “GTI” have stood for superior dynamic performance for over three decades now...

Launch of the 1-liter fuel economy car from Volkswagen
Launch of the 1-liter fuel economy car from Volkswagen
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The XL1 from Volkswagen is the most fuel-efficient production car in the world, with a fuel consumption value of 0.9 l/100 km...

New Golf GTD celebrates its world premiere in Geneva
New Golf GTD celebrates its world premiere in Geneva
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Extremely fuel efficient, but extremely sporty – it is these attributes that have excited fans of the Golf GTD over the past three decades...

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2013 Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet
2013 Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Now, Volkswagen is introducing an open-top R model for the first time: the new Golf R Cabriolet. This sports car will be delivered to customers by spring 2013; and these early purchasers will be driving the most powerful and fastest Golf Cabriolet cars ever....

Golf R Cabriolet – Volkswagen introduces the first R-series Cab
Golf R Cabriolet – Volkswagen introduces the first R-series Cab
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For at least a decade now the “R” model identifier has referred to the most powerful Volkswagen cars in the compact class. ...

Ogier triumphs in Sweden – Volkswagen claims WRC Victory
Ogier triumphs in Sweden – Volkswagen claims WRC Victory
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A milestone for Volkswagen in motorsport: Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia (F/F) have won the Rally Sweden at the wheel of the Polo R WRC...

Volkswagen announces limited-edition GTI Models
Volkswagen announces limited-edition GTI Models
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen announced today that it will offer two limited-edition models for the GTI for the 2013 model year...

Volkswagen presents the new Beetle GSR in Chicago
Volkswagen presents the new Beetle GSR in Chicago
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Forty years ago, the sportiest version of the classic Volkswagen Beetle made its debut. Called the GSR (Gelb Schwarzer Renner or “Yellow Black Racer”), the vehicle was based on a 1303S and was instantly recognizable by its color scheme. Just 3500 units were built and they are now collectors’ items....

Off to the icy cold: Volkswagen looks ahead to the Rally Sweden
Off to the icy cold: Volkswagen looks ahead to the Rally Sweden
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A high-speed adventure on ice and snow: when Volkswagen Motorsport starts out on the Rally Sweden from 7 to 10 February, it will be taking on its second major challenge in the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship ...

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2013 MK7 Tornado Red Volkswagen Golf 4MOTION
2013 MK7 Tornado Red Volkswagen Golf 4MOTION
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The new Golf’s permanent four-wheel drive system is one of the most modern and efficient of its kind in the world. In this latest version of the Golf 4MOTION Volkswagen is using a four-wheel drive system with an enhanced, fifth-generation Haldex coupling...

The new MK7 Volkswagen Golf 4MOTION
The new MK7 Volkswagen Golf 4MOTION
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The launch of one of the world’s most fuel-efficient 4WD cars...

So Cal
So Cal "Last Sunday" Canyon Run/Meet up/Cruise/Photoshoot 2.1
Written By: Jason

Monthly Canyon Run for Volkswagen Drivers...

Volkswagen of Van Nuys Open House
Volkswagen of Van Nuys Open House
Written By: Jason

Volkswagen of Van Nuys put together a Open House and carshow at their dealership. Highlights of the show included some of Southern California's hottest watercooled VW's, Free Tacos and give-aways....

Volkswagen Vee celebrated its 50th birthday on track at Daytona
Volkswagen Vee celebrated its 50th birthday on track at Daytona
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Formula Vee celebrated its 50th birthday on track at Daytona today, with a special parade of classic Formula Vee and Formula Super Vee cars prior to the Rolex 24...

Volkswagen announces production of the Golf in Mexico
Volkswagen announces production of the Golf in Mexico
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The next-generation Golf will be manufactured in Puebla, Mexico, for North and South American markets...

Volkswagen inaugurates solar park in the USA
Volkswagen inaugurates solar park in the USA
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Today, the Volkswagen brand has inaugurated its largest solar facility in the world at its US plant in Chattanooga...

Andretti, Stuck and Co. at Volkswagen Formula V revival
Andretti, Stuck and Co. at Volkswagen Formula V revival
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Born in the USA: Formula V will celebrate a big birthday at the 24-hour race in Daytona this weekend (24–27 January). ...

Strong debut: Volkswagen finishes “Monte” in second place
Strong debut: Volkswagen finishes “Monte” in second place
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Absolutely “Monte”: Volkswagen showed an impressive debut in the FIA World Rally Championship...

Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept debuts in Detroit
Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept debuts in Detroit
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

2012 will go down in the Volkswagen Passat’s history as its best sales year ever, with 117,023 units sold of the designed-for-America...

Maiden outing: successful Monte dress rehearsal for Volkswagen
Maiden outing: successful Monte dress rehearsal for Volkswagen
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Heavy snow and icy roads: even before the official start, the Rally Monte Carlo is already living up to its legendary reputation ...

Volkswagen Group opens new engine plant in Mexico
Volkswagen Group opens new engine plant in Mexico
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen is further extending its commitment to manufacturing in North America. The engine plant in Silao in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato was opened today and is the Volkswagen Group’s 100th plant worldwide...

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Volkswagen CrossBlue SUV concept
Volkswagen CrossBlue SUV concept
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The CrossBlue features a highly innovative plug-in hybrid powertrain that mates a TDI® Clean Diesel engine with two electric motors...

World premiere of the CrossBlue in Detroit
World premiere of the CrossBlue in Detroit
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen presents midsize SUV concept car with diesel plug-in hybrid...

2012 Volkswagen U.S. sales up 35.1% best year since 1973
2012 Volkswagen U.S. sales up 35.1% best year since 1973
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

December deliveries totaled 44,005, up 35.4 percent over 2011, marking the best December since 1970...

Volkswagen wins “Sustainovation Award 2012”
Volkswagen wins “Sustainovation Award 2012”
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Prize honors “Think Blue. Factory.” environmental program...

"Clean Diesel. Clearly Better." Campaign for Clean Diesel Cars
Written By: Diesel Technology Forum

New Effort by German Automakers to Promote Diesel Cars in U.S. ...

The eco up! CO2-neutral mobility of the present and future
The eco up! CO2-neutral mobility of the present and future
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The new eco up! is currently the world’s most fuel-efficient natural gas passenger car...

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

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2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible practical fun for four
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible practical fun for four
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The latest Beetle has been an instant success for Volkswagen since it went on sale in September 2011 as a 2012 model. ...

Seven Volkswagen Models Achieve More Than 40 MPG
Seven Volkswagen Models Achieve More Than 40 MPG
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

New Jetta Hybrid earns EPA fuel economy rating of up to 48 mpg; the first compact hybrid available with a turbocharged engine...

Frank and Ramona Zauft in Think Blue World Championship
Frank and Ramona Zauft in Think Blue World Championship
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The winner of the first Volkswagen “Think Blue. World Championship.” on U.S. soil crossed the finish line in Los Angeles...

Volkswagen Beetle R-Line goes on sale in early 2013
Volkswagen Beetle R-Line goes on sale in early 2013
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Aggressive styling cues and subtle interior enhancements distinguish latest version of the Beetle Coupe...

Five stars and four innovation awards for the new Volkswagen Golf
Five stars and four innovation awards for the new Volkswagen Golf
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The new Golf has received a top five star rating by the European consumer protection organization Euro NCAP...

António Félix da Costa wins at Macau Grand Prix
António Félix da Costa wins at Macau Grand Prix
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen racer António Félix da Costa celebrated a commanding victory at the 59th Macau Grand Prix...

Grand Prix of up-and-coming racers: Volkswagen with strong Macau
Grand Prix of up-and-coming racers: Volkswagen with strong Macau
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Ayrton Senna, David Brabham, Michael Schumacher, David Coulthard or Edoardo Mortara – the winners of the Macau Grand Prix ...

Volkswagen Motorsport-Newsletter 30/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport-Newsletter 30/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

Volkswagen launches WorldAuto Program
Volkswagen launches WorldAuto Program
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

A comprehensive new program aimed at improving customer and dealer satisfaction while increasing Volkswagen dealer market share in the used car segment...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 29/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 29/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Volkswagen announces pricing for the 2013 Beetle Fender Edition
Volkswagen announces pricing for the 2013 Beetle Fender Edition
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Stylish Beetle special edition marries iconic names from the worlds of music and motoring...

World premiere of the new Volkswagen Santana
World premiere of the new Volkswagen Santana
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Second generation of successful Volkswagen model in China launches as an entirely remade car...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 28/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 28/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

World premiere of the Volkswagen SUV concept Taigun
World premiere of the Volkswagen SUV concept Taigun
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The all-round vehicle now being presented in São Paulo is a tribute to the Brazilian market – if it were to become a production car...

Volkswagen driver Sébastien Ogier surprises WRC rivals
Volkswagen driver Sébastien Ogier surprises WRC rivals
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The rally world was topsy-turvy for a while: Volkswagen driver Sébastien Ogier had outperformed the entire group of WRC competitors ...

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at Hockenheim
Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at Hockenheim
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Trebing is runner-up - Vettel happily finishes the race...

Volkswagen release pricing for the 2013 CC R-Line
Volkswagen release pricing for the 2013 CC R-Line
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The only affordable four-door coupe now offers a sporty R-Line package...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 27/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 27/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Falken Tire Europe to supply Volkswagen Polo with winter tires.
Falken Tire Europe to supply Volkswagen Polo with winter tires.
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

Specific version of new HS449 winter tire developed in record time to offer improved safety in cold weather driving....

Overview of the new Volkswagen EA288 series diesel engines
Overview of the new Volkswagen EA288 series diesel engines
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In the EA288 engine series, Volkswagen is taking its TDI technology - which has been continually perfected over the years - to a new level of sustainability...

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid sets production car land speed record
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid sets production car land speed record
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

After becoming the world’s fastest hybrid at Bonneville in August, the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid LSR returned to the Salt Flats on October 5th ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 26/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 26/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

The new Touareg Edition X
The new Touareg Edition X
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Elegant special model to mark the Touareg’s 10th anniversary...

New R-Line equipment package for Volkswagen CC is now available for order
New R-Line equipment package for Volkswagen CC is now available for order
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Four-door sedan with a sporty exterior and interior ...

The new Beetle Convertible: world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show
The new Beetle Convertible: world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

A new wind will soon be blowing in the open-top car market, created by a new Volkswagen: the Beetle Convertible...

Volkswagen announces 2013 Jetta Hybrid Pricing
Volkswagen announces 2013 Jetta Hybrid Pricing
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The latest member of the Jetta family offers competitive pricing, excellent fuel economy, and the fun-to-drive nature expected of a Volkswagen ...

Paris 2012 - In step with the Golf – accessories and equipment
Paris 2012 - In step with the Golf – accessories and equipment
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For the new Golf, Volkswagen Accessories is presenting - along with the basic assortment of bootspace systems...

Volkswagen shows near-production concept of the seventh Golf GTI
Volkswagen shows near-production concept of the seventh Golf GTI
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Paris is now the city of the Golf GTI. Four years ago, the sixth generation of the best-seller made its debut here ...

Golf BlueMotion concept car – initial facts
Golf BlueMotion concept car – initial facts
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, Volkswagen is revealing one of the world’s most fuel-efficient cars: a concept of the new Golf BlueMotion...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 24/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 24/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Sébastien Ogier celebrates category win in WRC Wales
Sébastien Ogier celebrates category win in WRC Wales
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Nine rallies, nine class victories: Volkswagen Motorsport has successfully continued its test program for the coming season in the World Rally Championship...

Ola Nilsson crowns himself Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Champion
Ola Nilsson crowns himself Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Champion
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A day of two-fold celebration for Ola Nilsson: In a heartbeat finale at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben...

Sporty chic – the Beetle R-Line
Sporty chic – the Beetle R-Line
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen now offers two R-Line packages for the Beetle that are based on the top “Sport” version: an exterior package and an interior package...

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2013 MK7 Volkswagen Exterior and Interior
2013 MK7 Volkswagen Exterior and Interior
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Golf exterior one of the world’s most recognizable product designs...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 35/2012 Awards for Audi and Dindo Capello
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 35/2012 Awards for Audi and Dindo Capello
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi and its long-standing Audi factory driver Dindo Capello were awarded a prize in Italy for groundbreaking technology in motorsport...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 22/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 22/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

The new 2013 MK7 Volkswagen Golf Design – the key to perfection
The new 2013 MK7 Volkswagen Golf Design – the key to perfection
Written By: Volkswagen AG

There is but a handful of cars with a design that, like the Golf’s, has been constantly refined, tweaked and enhanced down the decades and has thus become timeless...

The new Volkswagen Golf History – 38 years of global success
The new Volkswagen Golf History – 38 years of global success
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Officially there has never been any numbering by Volkswagen of the Golf generations, so no Golf Mk1, Mk2, Mk3, Mk4, Mk5, Mk6 or Mk7...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 21/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 21/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Sébastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia again proved unbeatable at ADAC Rallye Deutschland
Sébastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia again proved unbeatable at ADAC Rallye Deutschland
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Top performance around Trier: At the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, the ninth of 13 WRC rounds, the Volkswagen pilots delivered an outstanding team performance...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 19/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 19/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at the Nürburgring 2012
Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at the Nürburgring 2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Season victory No. 6: Ola Nilsson triumphs at the Nürburgring...

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid hits 185 mph at Bonneville
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid hits 185 mph at Bonneville
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Carlos Lago runs 185 mph (298 kph) in turbocharged Jetta Hybrid to set Hybrid Speed Record at the Bonneville Salt Flats...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 18/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 18/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

Touareg adventurer sets off on new world record tour
Touareg adventurer sets off on new world record tour
Written By: Volkswagen AG

23,000 kilometers from Melbourne to St. Petersburg...

Volkswagen to compete with three driver pairings in the WRC at ADAC Rallye Deutschland
Volkswagen to compete with three driver pairings in the WRC at ADAC Rallye Deutschland
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Volkswagen factory team is competing with three driver pairings at a WRC round for the first time at ADAC Rallye Deutschland ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 14/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 14/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Volkswagen Polo Blue GT A new dimension for petrol engines
Volkswagen Polo Blue GT A new dimension for petrol engines
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For over three decades, the Volkswagen Polo has held its position in the top league of small all-round vehicles...

Ola Nilsson unstoppable – ex-DTM Champion Nicola Larini wins Legends classification
Ola Nilsson unstoppable – ex-DTM Champion Nicola Larini wins Legends classification
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Spectacular opening for the second half of the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup season at the Norisring: Leader of the standings ...

Volkswagen has been named one of the world’s Best Global Green Brands for 2012
Volkswagen has been named one of the world’s Best Global Green Brands for 2012
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Commended for its leadership in innovation, environmental sustainability and fuel efficient vehicles...

Volkswagen launches international Think Blue. World Championship fuel saving game
Volkswagen launches international Think Blue. World Championship fuel saving game
Written By: Volkswagen AG

More conscious driving can cut fuel consumption by up to 25 percent and protect the environment...

2013 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS
2013 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Exactly thirty years ago, the original forefather of the GTS rolled off the production line – based on the Scirocco II...

Football fever at the Norisring: preview, facts and figures of the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Football fever at the Norisring: preview, facts and figures of the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The spectators at the sixth race in this year’s Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup season at the historic Norisring in Nuremberg ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 11/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 11/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Volkswagen Beetle TDI is the third model in the Beetle lineup
Volkswagen Beetle TDI is the third model in the Beetle lineup
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The only Clean Diesel offering in the compact coupe category goes on sale in August...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 10/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 10/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Volkswagen presents a new special edition of the Beetle at the Leipzig Auto Show
Volkswagen presents a new special edition of the Beetle at the Leipzig Auto Show
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

First seen as a concept car at the Frankfurt International Auto Show in 2011, the production version of the Beetle Fender Edition makes its world debut at the Leipzig International Auto...

Volkswagen Chattanooga completes 100,000th Passat
Volkswagen Chattanooga completes 100,000th Passat
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Chattanooga has achieved another significant production milestone – the completion of its 100,000th Passat...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 08/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 08/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

Volkswagen will unveil the R-Line version of the CC in Leipzig
Volkswagen will unveil the R-Line version of the CC in Leipzig
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Sportier version of CC to go on sale in the U.S. at the end of 2012...

Volkswagen driver Ogier and his co-driver Ingrassia finished 7th in the Acropolis Rally
Volkswagen driver Ogier and his co-driver Ingrassia finished 7th in the Acropolis Rally
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Supreme performance in the land of the Gods: Volkswagen driver Sébastien Ogier and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia ...

The Volkswagen GTI as a convertible
The Volkswagen GTI as a convertible
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Golf GTI – for 36 years now, this vehicle designation has been the benchmark icon of all sporty compact models...

Volkswagen partners with Dave Matthews Band for its 2012 summer tour
Volkswagen partners with Dave Matthews Band for its 2012 summer tour
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Think Blue. Eco-Village to provide engaging, educational fan experience...

Nilsson wins again at Brands Hatch - Damon Hill struck by misfortune
Nilsson wins again at Brands Hatch - Damon Hill struck by misfortune
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Brands Hatch and Ola Nilsson – that’s a good fit. At the third race weekend of the 2012 Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup ...

Black, dynamic, unique: The Golf GTI Black Dynamic
Black, dynamic, unique: The Golf GTI Black Dynamic
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Black as the night, with a black-and-red interior, 360 PS (265 kW) TSI engine and a lowered sport suspension...

Volkswagen at 31st GTI Meeting at Wörthersee 2012
Volkswagen at 31st GTI Meeting at Wörthersee 2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For more than 30 years, the ‘GTI Meeting at Wörthersee’ has been a holiday in the calendar of fans of sporty Volkswagen vehicles...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 06/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 06/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

VW Passat TDI sets record for the longest distance on one tank of clean diesel fuel
VW Passat TDI sets record for the longest distance on one tank of clean diesel fuel
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Mileage experts John and Helen Taylor complete 1626-mile drive in Chattanooga-built Volkswagen Passat TDI®—without stopping for fuel!...

Global Automakers to Demo EV Fast Charging at EVS26
Global Automakers to Demo EV Fast Charging at EVS26
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Eight global automakers to participate in charging display and will demo the standardized single-port DC-fast charging technology...

Volkswagen to host 2013-2013 USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships
Volkswagen to host 2013-2013 USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

USA Cycling is pleased and proud to announce that the USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships have been awarded to Chattanooga...

Legendary success: Winkelhock makes history at Scirocco R-Cup
Legendary success: Winkelhock makes history at Scirocco R-Cup
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A high-caliber field and a spectacular premiere – for the first time in the history of the world’s most eco-friendly one-make cup a Legends entrant – ex DTM star Markus Winkelhock ...

Volkswagen of America to Offer Customers 4-Year Subscription to SiriusXM Traffic
Volkswagen of America to Offer Customers 4-Year Subscription to SiriusXM Traffic
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Sirius XM Radio and Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced customers who purchase 2013 model year vehicles equipped with RNS 510 and RNS 850 navigation systems ...

2001 Jetta 1.8T hits 500,000 proves maintenance pays off
2001 Jetta 1.8T hits 500,000 proves maintenance pays off
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Men’s Health Editor learns the inner secrets of his 500,000-mile 2001 VW...

Thrilling 2012 opener: Ola Nilsson wins in front of legend Mika Salo
Thrilling 2012 opener: Ola Nilsson wins in front of legend Mika Salo
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup season opener at Hockenheim produced the grand spectacle it was expected to be...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter Volume 03/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter Volume 03/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Hockenheim preview, facts and figures
Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Hockenheim preview, facts and figures
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The winter break is finally over. From 27 to 28 April the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup is starting into its third season at Hockenheim. ...

Asian premiere of the E-Bugster – an electrified Beetle!
Asian premiere of the E-Bugster – an electrified Beetle!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Now Volkswagen is showing, in an Asian premiere at Auto China in Beijing, how this sportiness can also be transferred to a Beetle with pure electric ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 02/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 02/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world...

Golf R Ultimate Fan Experience
Golf R Ultimate Fan Experience
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Winner receives a seven-day trip to Germany for the ultimate Volkswagen Golf R driving experience...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 01/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 01/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

Volkswagen E-Golf test fleet starts US testing
Volkswagen E-Golf test fleet starts US testing
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Nine-month pilot scheme evaluates prototype electric Golf models in three key markets as part of BEV research program...

Volkswagen champions to start in Formula 1
Volkswagen champions to start in Formula 1
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen Power as a career booster: When the new Formula 1 season opens in Australia on Sunday the grid will include two up-and-coming young drivers ...

Volkswagen up! the city specialist makes its debut as a four-door vehicle
Volkswagen up! the city specialist makes its debut as a four-door vehicle
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Now, in 2012 Volkswagen is raising the bar by presenting, alongside the eco up!, the four-door version of the city specialist. ...

Volkswagen announces plan for further investment in Tennessee
Volkswagen announces plan for further investment in Tennessee
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Automaker to open distribution facility in Roane County to support continued growth in the United States...

Extremely fuel-efficient and extremely sporty the new VW Polo BlueGT
Extremely fuel-efficient and extremely sporty the new VW Polo BlueGT
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The new Polo BlueGT stands out in its ability to combine superior dynamic performance with extreme fuel-efficiency. The technical highlight of the progressive compact car is the cylinder deactivation system...

Volkswagen Cross Coupé with TDI plug-in hybrid Technology
Volkswagen Cross Coupé with TDI plug-in hybrid Technology
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Research – regardless of the area of research – always aims to identify solutions that point the way to the future. In December 2011, it was the Cross Coupé – a concept vehicle from Volkswagen ...

GTI among convertibles: The most powerful Golf Cabriolet ever is here!
GTI among convertibles: The most powerful Golf Cabriolet ever is here!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Exactly one year ago, Volkswagen presented the new Golf Cabriolet at the Geneva International Motor Show. ...

VW BBQ – Moorpark, California - 2-19-2012
VW BBQ – Moorpark, California - 2-19-2012
Written By: Jason

Awesome weather gave way to a laid back BBQ and get together of water-cooled and air-cooled VW’s...

Volkswagen Chattanooga Completes 50,000th Car
Volkswagen Chattanooga Completes 50,000th Car
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Chattanooga achieved its first significant production milestone of 2012 this week – completion of its 50,000th Passat....

2013 Volkswagen Beetle gets a fuel-efficient turbo diesel engine
2013 Volkswagen Beetle gets a fuel-efficient turbo diesel engine
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

VW will unveil the third model in the Beetle lineup: the fuel-efficient TDI Clean Diesel model, which has manufacturer fuel economy estimates of 39 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg in the city...

Volkswagen of America to hire 200 employees at Chattanooga to increase capacity
Volkswagen of America to hire 200 employees at Chattanooga to increase capacity
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations, LLC today announced the company is creating 200 new jobs at its Tennessee manufacturing facility....

Volkswagen introduces the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB)
Volkswagen introduces the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB)
Written By: Volkswagen AG

This year, Volkswagen Group will be introducing the Modular Transverse Matrix – the German acronym is MQB – for the Volkswagen, Audi, ŠKODA and SEAT brands...

Volkswagen joins Rolling Stone to host Super Bowl Party
Volkswagen joins Rolling Stone to host Super Bowl Party
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Joe Montana, Musical Guests Take Center Stage for Fan Event ...

Volkswagen partners with bikes belong to create clean, safe biking communities nationwide
Volkswagen partners with bikes belong to create clean, safe biking communities nationwide
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

New two-year sponsorship will support key bicycling projects as part of Volkswagen’s Think Blue.® initiative to promote sustainable mobility and environmentally conscious lifestyles...

Volkswagen introduces “Golf R Drivers Forever” app
Volkswagen introduces “Golf R Drivers Forever” app
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

With the arrival of its performance icon to U.S. dealerships this month, Volkswagen announced today that it is bringing the all-new 2012 Golf R to a mass audience via an iPad® app...

Sébastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia legendary to run in Rallye Monte Carlo
Sébastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia legendary to run in Rallye Monte Carlo
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The starting signal will be given at the iconic event: Sébastien Ogier (28) and co-driver Julien Ingrassia (32) are contesting their first rally run for Volkswagen from 18–22 January – and right at the legendary Rallye Monte Carlo...

Rolling Stone Announces Music Lineup for Volkswagen Rock & Roll Super Bowl Fan Tailgate Party
Rolling Stone Announces Music Lineup for Volkswagen Rock & Roll Super Bowl Fan Tailgate Party
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Jane’s Addiction, The Roots to perform, Pete Wentz to DJ at Rolling Stone’s Volkswagen Rock & Roll Fan Tailgate Party on Sunday, February 5, in Indianapolis...

Volkswagen unveils the 2013 Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen unveils the 2013 Jetta Hybrid
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The new Jetta Hybrid offers the best of all worlds, marrying performance and engaging handling with miserly combined fuel economy...

Video - World premiere of the Volkswagen E-Bugster at Detriot – an electrified Beetle!
Video - World premiere of the Volkswagen E-Bugster at Detriot – an electrified Beetle!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For many people, it is the most congenial car of a new era: The Beetle! The successor to an automotive icon. Its world premiere took place in April 2011 in New York, and it was launched on the market in October...

Volkswagen donates $100,000 towards global disaster relief
Volkswagen donates $100,000 towards global disaster relief
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

AmeriCares and Doctors Without Borders to each receive $50,000 to assist with ongoing relief efforts...

BorgWarner BERU Systems to supply innovative spark plug design for new Audi engine
BorgWarner BERU Systems to supply innovative spark plug design for new Audi engine
Written By: BorgWarner

New Spark Plugs with Innovative High-Voltage Connection Optimize Combustion for Compact Plug Top Ignition Coils...

Volkswagen rally star Ogier is Champion of Champions - Matthäus, Pocher in up! VIP race
Volkswagen rally star Ogier is Champion of Champions - Matthäus, Pocher in up! VIP race
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen celebrates with the Champion of Champions: Sébastien Ogier, Volkswagen factory driver since 23 November for the World Rally Championship with the Polo R WRC, ...

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2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack
2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack
Written By: Volkswagen AG

This new version is offered in an estate car configuration, and it closes the gap between the conventional Passat Estate and SUVs such as the Tiguan. The rationale here: many car drivers who use their car as a towing vehicle, or in light off-road situations...

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Volkswagen Cross Coupe Concept
Volkswagen Cross Coupe Concept
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Precisely molded coupé silhouette. Defining features of the Cross Coupé’s look are the very long bonnet, a completely new front section design, the passenger compartment, which is set way back, and in comparison to conventional SUVs the very low window line....

Tokyo Motor Show 2011  World premiere of the Cross Coupé
Tokyo Motor Show 2011 World premiere of the Cross Coupé
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Tokyo Motor Show (3rd to 11th December) Volkswagen is showcasing its concept of an SUV of the future: the Cross Coupé. Visually the all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid vehicle shows ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 29/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 29/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen Motorsport new from around the world ...

Passat Alltrack unites passenger car and SUV worlds
Passat Alltrack unites passenger car and SUV worlds
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Over the past four decades, well over 15 million Passat cars have been built. Along with its favorable all-round qualities, the success of the bestseller ...

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2013 Volkswagen CC
2013 Volkswagen CC
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The design team, led by Klaus Bischoff, head of design for the Volkswagen brand, reworked the CC’s front and rear body sections. As a result of the changes, the Volkswagen CC looks even more elegant while also appearing more muscular. New aluminum-alloy wheels and exterior colors complement other ex...

Volkswagen drivers Nasr and Wittmann on podium in Macau
Volkswagen drivers Nasr and Wittmann on podium in Macau
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen Motorsport finished the 58th Macau Grand Prix with two podium positions. Felipe Nasr (Brazil) and Marco Wittmann (Markt Erlbach) finished second and third respectively in a race dominated by safety car periods....

VW Beetle R Concept makes its USA debut at the LA Auto Show
VW Beetle R Concept makes its USA debut at the LA Auto Show
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Design study shows the potential for an even sportier version of the Beetle...

Volkswagen unveils new cc at LA Auto Show
Volkswagen unveils new cc at LA Auto Show
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen CC debuted four years ago, it was the first affordably priced four-door coupe on sale in the U.S. What looked at first like a niche has developed into a completely new segment: nearly 270,000 people around ...

Dutchman Kevin Abbring winner of the S2000 classification at Great Britain Rally
Dutchman Kevin Abbring winner of the S2000 classification at Great Britain Rally
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Great Britain Rally in Wales the Dutchman Kevin Abbring with co-driver Lara Vanneste impressed as the winner of the S2000 classification, and in twelfth place overall clinched the so far best result for the Volkswagen team...

BorgWarner BERU Systems Tire Safety System Enhances Safety in the VW Passat
BorgWarner BERU Systems Tire Safety System Enhances Safety in the VW Passat
Written By: BorgWarner

New Slim Tire Safety System (TSS) Alerts Drivers to Loss of Tire Pressure for Increased Safety and Better Fuel Economy...

Volkswagen R GmbH: Tiguan now available with R-Line features
Volkswagen R GmbH: Tiguan now available with R-Line features
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Tiguan is the most successful SUV on the German market. As of now, the latest version of the bestseller is available with R-Line features...

New 2013 Volkswagen CC crosses over to luxury class
New 2013 Volkswagen CC crosses over to luxury class
Written By: Volkswagen AG

When the Volkswagen CC made its debut four years ago, it was the first four-door coupé in the 30,000 to 40,000 euro class. From this niche, a new segment quickly developed ...

Safety in numbers Volkswagen leads the industry with nine 2011 Top Safety Pick awards
Safety in numbers Volkswagen leads the industry with nine 2011 Top Safety Pick awards
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Routan becomes the ninth VW to receive the IIHS’s coveted TOP SAFETY PICK award....

Volkswagen successfully completes test rally in Spain
Volkswagen successfully completes test rally in Spain
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen continued the preparation for its entry in the World Rally Championship in 2013 with the Polo R WRC: At the Spain Rally, the twelfth and penultimate round of the World Rally Championship ...

Video - 2012 Volkswagen EOS beautiful design, rain or shine
Video - 2012 Volkswagen EOS beautiful design, rain or shine
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

With its unique four-mode retractable hardtop, the sporty Eos provides year-round driving enjoyment...

Daniel Lloyd wins thrilling season finale at Hockenheim
Daniel Lloyd wins thrilling season finale at Hockenheim
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The term heart stopping finale was never more appropriate than at the tenth and final round of the Scirocco R-Cup 2011: Daniel Lloyd won the most spectacular and exciting race of the season....

Volkswagen evaluates Wiegand and Abbring at Wales Rally Great Britain
Volkswagen evaluates Wiegand and Abbring at Wales Rally Great Britain
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen is continuing to prepare for its entry in the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2013 with two young drivers: ...

Video - 2012 Golf R: Volswagen's new performance icon
Video - 2012 Golf R: Volswagen's new performance icon
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

With 256 horsepower, the Golf R is the most powerful VW sports performance vehicle ever sold in the U.S. And it’s now available with two and four doors...

Hockenheim: preview, facts and figures on VW Scirocco R-Cup
Hockenheim: preview, facts and figures on VW Scirocco R-Cup
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Grand season finale, great names: the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Legends classification fully reflects the character of the best motorsport series at the annual finale at the Hockenheim ring (21/22 October)....

The all new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle arrives at dealerships nationwide
The all new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle arrives at dealerships nationwide
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Hundreds of "The Oprah Winfrey Show” fans are among the first to own the all-new Beetle as part of "Ultimate Favorite Things” 2010 giveaway...

2012 Volkswagen Beetle
2012 Volkswagen Beetle
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

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Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 26/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 26/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 07 – 09 October 2011. ...

Volkswagen with strong line-up - Carlos Sainz jr. to make his debut
Volkswagen with strong line-up - Carlos Sainz jr. to make his debut
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The best young drivers, the most challenging city street circuit, a unique setting and a wealth of history: The Macau Grand Prix is rightfully regarded as the impressive culmination of the Formula 3 season...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 25/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 25/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 30 September – 02 October 2011....

Formula 3 Euro Series at Valencia Victory and second place for Volkswagen drivers
Formula 3 Euro Series at Valencia Victory and second place for Volkswagen drivers
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Marco Wittmann (Germany) and Kimiyo Sato (Japan) clinched two podium places for Volkswagen at the eighth race weekend of the Formula 3 Euro Series at Valencia. ...

2012 Volkswagen Jetta - adding spice with the dynamic new GLI
2012 Volkswagen Jetta - adding spice with the dynamic new GLI
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

American buyers love the Jetta. With sales up an impressive 74.8 percent in the first seven months of the year, consumers are seizing the opportunity to drive a German-engineered sedan with sophisticated style, at an accessible price...

2012 Volkswagen Passat - Engineered in German, built in the USA
2012 Volkswagen Passat - Engineered in German, built in the USA
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Best-in-class rear legroom, outstanding 43 mpg fuel efficiency, priced from $19,995. Here is the new gold standard....

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 24/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 24/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 23-25 September 2011. ...

The design study Beetle R Concept
The design study Beetle R Concept
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At Volkswagen, the letter "R" as an added identifier promises top-notch performance. Currently, this claim is being validated with turbo pressure by the Golf R 270 hp...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 23/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 23/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 16-18 September 2011....

Volkswagen driver Richie Stanaway is new Formula 3 Champion
Volkswagen driver Richie Stanaway is new Formula 3 Champion
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Richie Stanaway is the new champion of the German ATS Formula 3 Cup 2011....

All new Forge FMDV008 Turbo Recirculation Valve
All new Forge FMDV008 Turbo Recirculation Valve
Written By: Forge Motorsport Inc.

Forge Motorsport is pleased to introduce the latest addition to our world leading lineup of bypass and blow-off valves...

Volkswagen driver Marco Wittmann wins in UK
Volkswagen driver Marco Wittmann wins in UK
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Marco Wittmann was the most successful Volkswagen driver at the seventh race weekend of the Formula 3 Euro Series at Silverstone, UK. The German celebrated his fourth victory of the season at the final run. ...

Volkswagen takes technology lead with new HD Radio feature
Volkswagen takes technology lead with new HD Radio feature
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen is the first automaker to offer the new HD Radio Artist Experience feature with Premium VIII Radio...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 21/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 21/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 02-04 September 2011. ...

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at Brands Hatch
Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at Brands Hatch
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A revival of the Formula 1 legends, numerous prominent spectators and enthusiastic fans – like last year, the Scirocco R-Cup offered top-caliber racing again at Brands Hatch....

Video - New Volkswagen 1.4 TSI Engine with cylinder shut-off technology
Video - New Volkswagen 1.4 TSI Engine with cylinder shut-off technology
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen continues to make great strides in improving the fuel economy of its vehicle models. The latest efficiency technology is cylinder shut-off – it will debut in the new 1.4 TSI in early 2012....

Volkswagen NILS - single-seat electric concept vehicle
Volkswagen NILS - single-seat electric concept vehicle
Written By: Volkswagen AG

NILS, a single-seat electric concept vehicle that offers a glimpse of a new form of minimalist mobility, has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 20/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 20/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 26-28 August 2011....

Successful test run for Volkswagen at German WRC round
Successful test run for Volkswagen at German WRC round
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Successful home round for Volkswagen: The Volkswagen factory team finished the test run at the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, the ninth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), by taking two podium places...

The new up! a small Volkswagen with great potential
The new up! a small Volkswagen with great potential
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen has redrawn the map of the small car world. The goal: to develop a small car with charisma, a small car with maximum space on a minimal footprint, a small car with the most fuel-efficient engines or an electric drive...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 18/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 18/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 12-14 August 2011. ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 17/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 17/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 05-07 August 2011. ...

Lisowski extends overall lead with race victory, TV stars flight hot battle for GRIP crown
Lisowski extends overall lead with race victory, TV stars flight hot battle for GRIP crown
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Mateusz Lisowski is the winner of the sixth round of the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at the Nürburgring. ...

2013 WRC countdown begins Volkswagen Motorsport completes first rally event in Finland
2013 WRC countdown begins Volkswagen Motorsport completes first rally event in Finland
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The countdown starts – Volkswagen contests the FIA World Rally Championship with the Polo R WRC from 2013. In the Neste Oil Rally Finland, the eighth of 13 World Championship rounds this year...

Continental Tire and Ranier Zietlow smash the world record of fastest journey
Continental Tire and Ranier Zietlow smash the world record of fastest journey
Written By: Continental USA

An elated but exhausted Challenge4 team led by Rainer Zietlow zipped through Alaska July 13 on their Continental Cross Contact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology tires and entered Deadhorse early July 14 - the end of the Pan-American Highway. ...

Volkswagen Touareg Powers Rainer Zietlow and Team to New Record on World's Longest Highway
Volkswagen Touareg Powers Rainer Zietlow and Team to New Record on World's Longest Highway
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge Team Conquers 16,000 Miles in Record Time Demonstrating the Power and Durability of Clean Diesel Technology...

Video - Jay Leno tests the new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle
Video - Jay Leno tests the new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Jay Leno, US TV star and one of the world’s greatest car collectors, became one of the first people outside Volkswagen to drive the new Beetle during a visit to Volkswagen’s headquarters at Wolfsburg. ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 15/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 15/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 15-17 July 2011. ...

Riedle vs. Brehme - duel of the football world champions in Munich
Riedle vs. Brehme - duel of the football world champions in Munich
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Two football world champions in a single series: Andreas Brehme, who shot the crucial goal that won the 1990 championship title and striker legend Karl-Heinz ...

Volkswagen's iconic Beetle roars into the 21st century
Volkswagen's iconic Beetle roars into the 21st century
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The new Beetle offers a modern interpretation of the classic design, along with no-compromise German engineering and a sporty new attitude...

To the point: The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle
To the point: The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen is launching a new Beetle into the market. And this is anything but a commonplace event in the automotive world. That is because the original model of this car series – the Beetle – is one of the three most successful cars ever...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 14/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 14/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 08-10 July 2011. ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 13/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 13/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 01-03 July 2011. ...

Nilsson celebrates commanding first victory of the season in Mini-Monaco
Nilsson celebrates commanding first victory of the season in Mini-Monaco
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Engine sound instead of wedding bells: In the German Monaco at the Norisring 25 drivers delivered a captivating race in the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup. Ola Nilsson from Sweden was the first to cross the finish line after 22 laps ...

Continental Tire takes on the TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge
Continental Tire takes on the TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge
Written By: Continental USA

The much anticipated TDI-Panamericana tour will begin this Friday, Rainer Zietlow and his team are ready to embark on the ultimate journey - a two-week voyage from Ushuaia, Argentina, to Deadhorse, Alaska...

Wanted: Next rally star 2013 – Volkswagen to start talent assessment at Finland Rally
Wanted: Next rally star 2013 – Volkswagen to start talent assessment at Finland Rally
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The countdown is underway – in 2013 Volkswagen will start to contest the FIA World Rally Championship with the Polo R WRC. Until then a rally car with about 300 hp based on the Polo is being developed...

Rainer Zietlow Embarks on TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge in Touareg TDI Clean Diesel SUV
Rainer Zietlow Embarks on TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge in Touareg TDI Clean Diesel SUV
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Endurance Challenge Team Tackles World’s Longest Road in Celebration of the Pan-American Highway’s 75th Anniversary, Demonstrates Power and Durability of Clean Diesel Technology...

Success for Volkswagen´s Dakar hotshots, bad luck for Golf24 trio
Success for Volkswagen´s Dakar hotshots, bad luck for Golf24 trio
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen Motorsport Director Kris Nissen’s crew experienced an almost equal measure of success and disappointment at the 39th 24-Hour Race at the Nürburgring. ...

24-Hour Race at the Nürburgring 2011 Four hours into the race: a successful start for Volkswagen
24-Hour Race at the Nürburgring 2011 Four hours into the race: a successful start for Volkswagen
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen has had a successful start in the 24-Hour Race at the Nürburgring: in the early stages of the race, the three Golf24 cars gained a number of positions to put them in 16th ...

Driving without a Driver – Volkswagen presents the Temporary Auto Pilot
Driving without a Driver – Volkswagen presents the Temporary Auto Pilot
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Leohold: “An important milestone on the path towards fully automatic and accident-free driving.”...

Volkswagen Golf24 ready for the Nürburgring green hell
Volkswagen Golf24 ready for the Nürburgring green hell
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The most spectacular Golf for the most extreme race: Volkswagen will contest the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring next weekend (23–26 June) with three 450-hp Golf24 cars....

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 12/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 12/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 17-19 June 2011. ...

Lloyd wins Scirocco R-Cup with captivating fight at Lausitzring , Waldmann is best Legend
Lloyd wins Scirocco R-Cup with captivating fight at Lausitzring , Waldmann is best Legend
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Daniel Lloyd is the brilliant winner of what has been the most captivating race of the 2011 Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup season so far. ...

Volkswagen Receives Seventh 2011 TOP SAFETY PICK Award From Insurance Institute For Highway Safety
Volkswagen Receives Seventh 2011 TOP SAFETY PICK Award From Insurance Institute For Highway Safety
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

CC 2.0L TSI® is the latest Volkswagen model to be awarded a 2011 TOP SAFETY PICK by IIHS....

Volkswagen launches vehicle pre-order program with specail edition 2012 Beetle
Volkswagen launches vehicle pre-order program with specail edition 2012 Beetle
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the launch of the Vehicle Pre-Order (VPO) program, an easy-to-use online reservation process for consumers. The pre-order system is designed to allow consumers to be the first in line to reserve one of a limited quantity of certain Volkswagen cars...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 11/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 11/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 10-12 June 2011. ...

Lausitzring preview facts and figures on Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Lausitzring preview facts and figures on Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup will hold its fourth race of the season at the Lausitzring on 17/18 June. Below you will find information on the Legends entrants from the motorcycle scene, Bradl, Waldmann & company, plus facts, quotes and the schedule for the race weekend to be held on the outskirts o...

The Iconic Volkwagen Beetle Hits The Market With A Base Price Of Just $18,995
The Iconic Volkwagen Beetle Hits The Market With A Base Price Of Just $18,995
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The highly customizable Beetle offers German craftsmanship and sophistication and a sporty new attitude...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 10/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 10/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 03-05 June 2011. ...

Volkswagen News at Wörthersee Powerful 270 PS Golf R revealed as cabriolet concept!
Volkswagen News at Wörthersee Powerful 270 PS Golf R revealed as cabriolet concept!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen has travelled to the largest GTI Meet in the world at Wörthersee with an entire fleet of new models, concept cars and accessory highlights. ...

Hannawald vs. Morgenstern at the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Hannawald vs. Morgenstern at the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Written By: Volkswagen AG

First the international qualifying match for the European Football Championship and then the race track – the perennial duel between Germany and Austria will be marked by two highlights this weekend. ...

GTI Meet at Worthersee Volkswagen celebrates 35 years of the GTI!
GTI Meet at Worthersee Volkswagen celebrates 35 years of the GTI!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

They are on the road again: at Worthersee, fans of sporty Volkswagens are assembling for the biggest Golf GTI Meet in the world (1 to 4 June). Yet, this time everything is different, because the festival of superlatives is taking place for the 30th time in 2011. ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 09/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 09/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world, race weekend 27-29 May 2011. ...

Volkswagen R GmbH is sponsor of the 2011 Scirocco R-Cup in China
Volkswagen R GmbH is sponsor of the 2011 Scirocco R-Cup in China
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The successful one-make cup will be held in the 2011 season – for the first time under the Scirocco R-Cup name....

All new 2012 Volkswagen Passat starts at less than $20,000
All new 2012 Volkswagen Passat starts at less than $20,000
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced pricing for the all-new 2012 Passat, a vehicle that brings new standards to the highly competitive midsize segment, with a starting MSRP of $19,995. ...

Volkswagen inaugurates new plant at Chattanooga
Volkswagen inaugurates new plant at Chattanooga
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, and the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood have today inaugurated the new Volkswagen Group plant in the United States ...

Volkswagen rolls out “Think Blue.” in the USA
Volkswagen rolls out “Think Blue.” in the USA
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen is rolling out its “Think Blue.” initiative in the USA today. The aim is to encourage eco-friendly mobility and progressive ideas for responsible action in everyday life. ...

Volkswagen, The Museum of Modern Art, and MoMA PS1 launch an extensive partnership
Volkswagen, The Museum of Modern Art, and MoMA PS1 launch an extensive partnership
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and MoMA PS1 have agreed on an extensive multi-year partnership. The prime focus of the strategic partnership announced today in New York City lies in the project with the working title ...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 08/2011
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 08/2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagens News and information from all over the world, race weekend 20-22 May 2011...

New Volkswagen Caddy Racer impressive debut
New Volkswagen Caddy Racer impressive debut
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The new Caddy Racer has made a strong start to the 2011 Volkswagen Racing Cup with a competitive first outing, coming away with 11th and 14th places in the two races at Snetterton over the weekend, 14-15 May...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 07/2011 News and information from all over the world
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 07/2011 News and information from all over the world
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In preparation for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring the spectacular Golf24 successfully passed a second test at a race. At the third round of the Endurance Championship Nürburgring Thomas Mutsch, Fredrik Ekblom and Franck Mailleux at the wheel of the 440-hp four-wheel ...

Formula 3 Euro Series at Zandvoort (NL) Two victories for Volkswagen drivers
Formula 3 Euro Series at Zandvoort (NL) Two victories for Volkswagen drivers
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Kimiya Sato and Marco Wittmann won rounds eight and nine of the season on the third race weekend of the Formula 3 Euro Series at Zandvoort. For each of the two drivers "powered by Volkswagen” it was the first victory of the year...

Volkswagen Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Lab for Emissions Testing and Powertrain Development
Volkswagen Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Lab for Emissions Testing and Powertrain Development
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The $25 Million Lab Will Also Serve as a Support Center for Bugatti Dealers and Customers ...

Volkswagen celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Golf GTI
Volkswagen celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Golf GTI
Written By: Trina Miao

2011 marks the Anniversary and to celebrate this momentous occasion, Volkswagen has announced that starting May 12th, a special edition model dubbed Edition 35 will be available for order in Germany. ...

Volkswagen steps up its use of plug-in hybrid technology
Volkswagen steps up its use of plug-in hybrid technology
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Vienna Motor Symposium, the Chairman of the Volkswagen Group, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, announced that the Volkswagen Group will be going into production with a range of important models with plug-in hybrid technology ...

Volkswagen Group at the Mille Miglia 2011
Volkswagen Group at the Mille Miglia 2011
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Bentley, Bugatti, Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen – these brands of the Volkswagen Group are all living legends of the great Mille Miglia tradition. Even in this, the event’s 84th year, the Group will once again have a host of historic cars in the starting line up...

Volkswagen to start competing the WRC with the Polo R WRC in 2013
Volkswagen to start competing the WRC with the Polo R WRC in 2013
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen’s entry into the most versatile of the four automobile world championships (World Rally Championship, WRC). In front of 200 journalists he unveiled the concept of the Polo R WRC, the car with which Volkswagen will compete from 2013 onwards, together with Luca de Meo, ...

Volkswagen Group Electronics Research Laboratory Celebrates New Silicon Valley Location
Volkswagen Group Electronics Research Laboratory Celebrates New Silicon Valley Location
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Thanks to cutting-edge research being conducted at the Volkswagen Group Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL), tomorrow’s drivers may be able to interact with their cars more easily. Future drivers’ cars may be able to process information and provide guidance on how to spend less time in traffic...

Video - The new 2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet
Video - The new 2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Put the car roof down and bring on the summer! Now, it will once again be: Put the Golf’s roof down and bring on the summer. Because Volkswagen is introducing a new generation of its open air bestseller to the cities, streets and beaches. ...

A global world debut – The new Beetle is here
A global world debut – The new Beetle is here
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Yesterday, enthusiastic fans celebrated the new Beetle’s world debut on three different continents. Along with national music acts and global superstars, also taking centre stage at the MTV World Stage Concerts was the new Volkswagen....

Video - Volkswagen Debuts the Sportiest, Most Fuel-Efficient Beetle Ever
Video - Volkswagen Debuts the Sportiest, Most Fuel-Efficient Beetle Ever
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

When the first Beetle rolled off the production line, it was called simply the Volkswagen — “the people’s car” — but its distinctive shape inspired nicknames across the globe: Beetle, Käfer, Vocho, Coccinelle, Fusca, Maggiolino ...

Video - Initial Facts: The Volkswagen Beetle Global Release
Video - Initial Facts: The Volkswagen Beetle Global Release
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A look back to the start: at the beginning Volkswagen built one of the most successful cars of all time and did not even give it a name. Why should it? After all, it was the Volkswagen! ...

Volkswagen achieves ISO 9001:200 Certification before first customer car built
Volkswagen achieves ISO 9001:200 Certification before first customer car built
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations announced today that the automobile manufacturing facility’s quality management system has been independently audited and confirmed as conforming with the requirements of the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) 9001:2008....

The 21st Century Volkswagen Beetle – World Debut on three continents
The 21st Century Volkswagen Beetle – World Debut on three continents
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In just a few weeks, Volkswagen will write another chapter in the history of an automotive icon. On April 18th, the Beetle will be showcased to the public in its best remake – and with spectacular world debut staging. ...

Volkswagen Announces Voluntary Safety Recall Of 71,000 2011 Model Year Jetta Vehicles
Volkswagen Announces Voluntary Safety Recall Of 71,000 2011 Model Year Jetta Vehicles
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced a voluntary safety recall of 71,043 2011 model year Jettas in order to reconfigure a wiring layout associated with the anti-theft alarm system and horn. ...

Four new versions of the Golf R at the Geneva International Motor Show
Four new versions of the Golf R at the Geneva International Motor Show
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Golf R – the top model of the Golf series, is on display in four special versions in Geneva. Especially high-end: the Golf R concept cars in exclusive exterior colours and two-tone leather combinations. Especially sporty: the Golf R in sophisticated motorsport look with carbon accents. ...

Redesigned 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan , incorporates brand design identity
Redesigned 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan , incorporates brand design identity
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced details of the technically and visually enhanced Tiguan, which will make its world debut at the Geneva International Motor Show, March 3 – 13, 2011. ...

World debut of New Bulli by Volkswagen in Geneva
World debut of New Bulli by Volkswagen in Geneva
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Volkswagen bus, like no other car, stands for the spirit of freedom. It debuted over 60 years ago in 1950 with a contagiously simple design. Its internal Volkswagen code name was T1 for Transporter 1. The Germans called it the Bulli, and to Americans it was the Microbus. ...

Volkswagen kicks off Open Air Season 2011: World debut of new Golf Cabriolet in Geneva
Volkswagen kicks off Open Air Season 2011: World debut of new Golf Cabriolet in Geneva
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In its presentation of the new Golf Cabriolet at the 81st Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen is writing a new chapter of a global success story. The four-seater has an innovative soft top with an electro-hydraulic drive that opens the Golf’s top in just 9.5 seconds....

2011 Geneva International Motor Show: Volkswagen presents the new Tiguan
2011 Geneva International Motor Show: Volkswagen presents the new Tiguan
Written By: Volkswagen AG

On March 1st, Volkswagen will be presenting the new Tiguan in a world debut at the 81st Geneva International Motor Show. Global demand for this Volkswagen has long been very high with 572,000 units delivered worldwide. The small brother of the Touareg is now poised to continue this success with a ne...

Volkswagen tees up crazy Golf for 2011 Nurburgring 24-hour
Volkswagen tees up crazy Golf for 2011 Nurburgring 24-hour
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen has announced that it is to return to the demanding Nürburgring 24-hour race in 2011 with an all-new challenger – the Golf24. Equipped with four-wheel drive and developing 440 PS, the dramatic racing version of Volkswagen’s best-selling model has already undergone initial testing ahead o...

Video - Volkswagen unveils the new 2012 Jetta GLI, A German performance sedan at an accessible price
Video - Volkswagen unveils the new 2012 Jetta GLI, A German performance sedan at an accessible price
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the debut of the new 2012 Jetta GLI, which combines the comfort and sophistication of a Jetta with aggressive performance and handling in a sporty yet sleek package. The all-new Jetta GLI is the most differentiated Jetta GLI model ever made by Volkswagen. ...

Sporty Volkswagen Touareg: New R-Line “Exterior” Pack
Sporty Volkswagen Touareg: New R-Line “Exterior” Pack
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The R-Line “Exterior” equipment pack will now round out the options offered on the Touareg. The pack offers a more dynamic exterior look with unique R-Design bumpers, oval tailpipes and other details. ...

New 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan: Advance sales begin weeks earlier
New 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan: Advance sales begin weeks earlier
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The new Tiguan is taking a great leap forward in schedule: advance sales of the technically and visually refined bestseller already begin today. The reason: Volkswagen accelerated the start of advance sales several weeks, because sustained high demand for the previous model has resulted in it being ...

Volkswagen of America Announces Stable January 2011 Sales
Volkswagen of America Announces Stable January 2011 Sales
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Company reports a dramatic 51 percent increase in TDI sales and ramps up for six exciting new model introductions in 2011; Jetta sales up 28 percent...

Volkswagen lays foundation stone for new engine plant in Mexico
Volkswagen lays foundation stone for new engine plant in Mexico
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Silao factory will supply vehicle plants in North America with up to 330,000 engines per year from 2013...

Video - Volkswagen returns to the Super Bowl with two spots
Video - Volkswagen returns to the Super Bowl with two spots
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today it will premiere two :30 second spots during the 2nd and 4th quarters of Super Bowl XLV. This marks the second consecutive year Volkswagen has advertised during the Super Bowl after a nine-year hiatus. The ads will showcase two new vehicles, the all-new 20...

Volkswagen presents world exclusive Touareg in Qatar
Volkswagen presents world exclusive Touareg in Qatar
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the first Qatar Motor Show (26 - 29 January), Volkswagen is presenting two exclusive SUV concept cars for the first time. The common denominator of these all-wheel drive vehicles: No compromises! Show car number 1 is a slightly tamer version of the Touareg 3 that started in the Dakar Rally at the...

Video - Vision becomes reality –  Volkswagen XL1 prototype consumes just 0.9 l/100 km!
Video - Vision becomes reality – Volkswagen XL1 prototype consumes just 0.9 l/100 km!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Future mobility is one of the most stimulating topics of our time. The key question here: Just how much could the energy consumption of cars be reduced if all the stops were pulled out for efficiency? There is now an answer to this question, and Volkswagen is delivering it in the form of the new XL1...

Video - Volkswagen Reveals the All-New Passat built in America
Video - Volkswagen Reveals the All-New Passat built in America
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The larger, sophisticated Passat offers best-in-class rear legroom, remarkable fuel efficiency estimated at 43 mpg with a driving experience only Volkswagen can deliver....

Volkswagen of America closed 2010 with the best overall sales since 2003
Volkswagen of America closed 2010 with the best overall sales since 2003
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported that December 2010 marked a 17 percent increase over prior year sales for the entire line of vehicles. In addition, 2010 achieved a 20 percent increase over 2009 total year sales. ...

Volkswagen Recruits Top Comedic Talent for
Volkswagen Recruits Top Comedic Talent for "Inside the VW Academy" Series of Digital Only Webisodes
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. has created a series of humorous and informative webisodes starring Saturday Night Live comedian, Bill Hader paired with trained Volkswagen product specialist, Danielle Gumro, and SNL writer John Mulaney....

Video - Volkswagen Leads Industry with Six TOP SAFETY PICK Awards from IIHS
Video - Volkswagen Leads Industry with Six TOP SAFETY PICK Awards from IIHS
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Six Volkswagen models have earned the prestigious Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK award for 2011, the highest rating possible from the non-profit safety research organization. ...

2011 Volkswagen Touareg is the only large SUV to earn IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK
2011 Volkswagen Touareg is the only large SUV to earn IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK
Written By: Trina Miao

Though the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) does not normally evaluate large SUV’s VW requested their newly redesigned Volkswagen Touareg ...

Volkswagen expands HD Radio technology product offering in 2012 vehicle line up
Volkswagen expands HD Radio technology product offering in 2012 vehicle line up
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Model year 2012 cars equipped with VW's Premium VIII radio will be equipped with HD Radio Technology as standard equipment....

Volkswagen Golf trophy list continues to grow
Volkswagen Golf trophy list continues to grow
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

A litany of new accolades for the "World Car of the Year" ...

Video - 2012 Volkswagen Golf R coming to America
Video - 2012 Volkswagen Golf R coming to America
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

After months of speculation Volkswagen announces that the Golf R will be coming to American as a 2012 model. ...

Volkswagen and Fender Put the Concert in the Car
Volkswagen and Fender Put the Concert in the Car
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Announce Exclusive Partnership to bring Premium Audio System to Select 2012 Volkswagen Models...

“The Oprah Winfrey Show” Reveals Silhouette of All-New 2012 Volkswagen Beetle
“The Oprah Winfrey Show” Reveals Silhouette of All-New 2012 Volkswagen Beetle
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Oprah chooses All-New Beetle as one of her “Favorite Things”...

2012 Volkswagen EOS debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show
2012 Volkswagen EOS debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Premium Four-Season Convertible is Significantly Enhanced Delivering Optimum Style, Sophistication & Versatility...

Video - Volkswagen Golf Blue e-motion to be driven for the first time at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Video - Volkswagen Golf Blue e-motion to be driven for the first time at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen’s Popular Golf Goes Electric; Zero-Emission Golf blue-e-motion available in 2013 ...

Volkswagen of America announces 17.9% increase over prior years October sales
Volkswagen of America announces 17.9% increase over prior years October sales
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

20,084 Products Sold – led by the all-new Jetta ...

Volkswagen launches digital business strategy with the complete redesign of vw.com
Volkswagen launches digital business strategy with the complete redesign of vw.com
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Enhanced Website Includes New Interactive Vehicle Configurator in HD Quality, Giving Consumers the Resources to Better Interact With the Automotive Brand ...

Volkswagen of America donates four vehicle to Chattanooga area Law Enforcement
Volkswagen of America donates four vehicle to Chattanooga area Law Enforcement
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Modified Jetta SportWagens Donated to City of Chattanooga and Hamilton County ...

Significantly enhanced Volkswagen Eos to be revealed at Los Angeles Auto Show
Significantly enhanced Volkswagen Eos to be revealed at Los Angeles Auto Show
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America today released the first images of its significantly enhanced 2012 Eos hard top convertible...

World Premiere of the New 2012 Volkswagen Passat
World Premiere of the New 2012 Volkswagen Passat
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Passat from Volkswagen represents one of the very great success stories in automotive history, with over 15 million cars sold since the Passat...

Volkswagen release new midsize sedan renderings that showcase model distinctive german design
Volkswagen release new midsize sedan renderings that showcase model distinctive german design
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today released three new renderings of its New Midsize Sedan ...

All New 2011 Volkswagen Touareg
All New 2011 Volkswagen Touareg
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The second generation all-new 2011 Volkswagen Touareg combines cutting-edge German design, even more versatility and an array of standard features...

Volkswagen Group of America Names New CEO
Volkswagen Group of America Names New CEO
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Jonathan Browning will direct U.S. growth strategy for transition to volume brand...

2011 Volkswagen GTI : Brand icon upgrades all packages
2011 Volkswagen GTI : Brand icon upgrades all packages
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

For driving enthusiasts, the Volkswagen GTI has delivered a sleek combination of sports car-like precision and tuned driving excitement in a multi-purpose...

2011 Volkswagen Golf : The best golf of all-time gets updated
2011 Volkswagen Golf : The best golf of all-time gets updated
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Last year’s “World Car of the Year,” the Volkswagen Golf, just got better as the 2011 Volkswagen Golf updated its technology offerings to stay ahead of the competitors...

Volkswagen offers fashion's night out shopper’s complimentary rides in all new 2011 Jetta
Volkswagen offers fashion's night out shopper’s complimentary rides in all new 2011 Jetta
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

On Friday, September 10, from 5:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m., shoppers can visit two Volkswagen Style Express locations...

Volkswagen of America Announces 21% Increase in Year-to-Date Sales
Volkswagen of America Announces 21% Increase in Year-to-Date Sales
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Jetta SportWagen Sets All-Time Sales Records While Passat Has Best Sales Month In Nearly Two Years...

Volkswagen Celebrates Opening of New Dealership in Alhambra, CA
Volkswagen Celebrates Opening of New Dealership in Alhambra, CA
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today the grand opening of the Volkswagen Alhambra Dealership in Alhambra, California...

aFe Releases Their New Mach Force-XP Cat-Back Exhaust System for the 2009-10 VW Jetta TDI I4-2.0L
aFe Releases Their New Mach Force-XP Cat-Back Exhaust System for the 2009-10 VW Jetta TDI I4-2.0L
Written By: advanced FLOW engineering

advanced FLOW engineering (aFe), an industry leader in performance intakes, filters, manifolds and exhaust systems is pleased to announce...

2010 Volkswagen Group sells over four million vehicles in January – July period for first time
2010 Volkswagen Group sells over four million vehicles in January – July period for first time
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Group Board Member for Sales Klingler: “Good start to second half-year – however, operating environment becoming difficult”...

Volkswagen and CMD agree strategic partnership
Volkswagen and CMD agree strategic partnership
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Cooperation agreement to develop and supply marine engines signed...

Volkswagen of America Announces 16% Increase For July Sales And A 13th Consecutive Month Of Growth
Volkswagen of America Announces 16% Increase For July Sales And A 13th Consecutive Month Of Growth
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

CC and Tiguan Models Set All-Time Sales Records...

Volkswagen Motorsports - Second Half of the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Underway
Volkswagen Motorsports - Second Half of the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Underway
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Kevin Gleason Wins Pole for Tomorrow's Race at Autobahn Country Club...

Volkswagen presents worldwide research alliance on electric mobility
Volkswagen presents worldwide research alliance on electric mobility
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Group is invests over five billion Euros a year in research and development; 23,000 employees are active in this area worldwide...

Interior of the new 2011 Volkswagen Jetta has been fully redesigned
Interior of the new 2011 Volkswagen Jetta has been fully redesigned
Written By: Volkswagen AG

New Jetta offers significantly more interior space thanks to extended wheelbase. Material Quality and Impression Set a New Standard ...

Standard and optional features of the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta in America
Standard and optional features of the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta in America
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen has systematically tailored its US equipment versions S, SE, SEL, TDI and GLI to address the wishes of American car drivers...

The 2011 Volkswagen New Jetta - Drive Technology and Chassis
The 2011 Volkswagen New Jetta - Drive Technology and Chassis
Written By: Volkswagen AG

German Engineering is the key word that captures the attention of many customers in the USA. German engineering and craftsmanship stands for the highest level of quality...

2011 Volkswagen Jetta - Body - Styling / Function / Safety
2011 Volkswagen Jetta - Body - Styling / Function / Safety
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Sixth generation Jetta is significantly larger and more comfortable Jetta’s fully galvanized safety body is extremely durable...

Video - Volkswagen Showcases All-New 2011 Jetta During a Driving Presentation In San Francisco
Video - Volkswagen Showcases All-New 2011 Jetta During a Driving Presentation In San Francisco
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Best-selling U.S. Sedan from Volkswagen Delivers Sophisticated Style and Precision German Engineering at an Accessible Price...

Volkswagen expands production capacity in Mexico
Volkswagen expands production capacity in Mexico
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen Group production continues on its growth path in Mexico...

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES 10.6 PERCENT INCREASE FOR JUNE SALES
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES 10.6 PERCENT INCREASE FOR JUNE SALES
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Golf and Jetta SportWagen Models Drive the Brand ...

Volkswagen Announces VW-Certified Collision Repair Facility Program
Volkswagen Announces VW-Certified Collision Repair Facility Program
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced a VW-Certified Collision Repair Facility program for U.S. dealer-affiliated and independent body shops. ...

New Passat CC Equipped Exclusively with Tires from Continental
New Passat CC Equipped Exclusively with Tires from Continental
Written By: Continental USA

For its new exclusively equipped Passat CC, Volkswagen has decided on tires from Continental. The new ContiSportContact 3 with ContiSeal ...

Wyatt Gooden Wins Round Five of the Jetta TDI Cup Presented by the Cleveland Area Volkswagen Dealers
Wyatt Gooden Wins Round Five of the Jetta TDI Cup Presented by the Cleveland Area Volkswagen Dealers
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Ohio Native Earns First Jetta TDI Cup Victory in His Rookie Season...

Round Five of the Jetta TDI Cup Presented by the Cleveland Area Volkswagen Dealers
Round Five of the Jetta TDI Cup Presented by the Cleveland Area Volkswagen Dealers
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Action Underway at Mid-Ohio as Rookie Wyatt Gooden Leads Today's Practice Session...

Video - VW Announces World Debut of All-New 2011 Jetta, Delivering Sophisticated Style at an Accessi
Video - VW Announces World Debut of All-New 2011 Jetta, Delivering Sophisticated Style at an Accessi
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

All-new 2011 Jetta Sets New Standard in its Class Delivering Sophisticated Style, Precision German Engineering and Carefree Maintenance at an Accessible Price...

Volkswagen to construct new plant in Southern China
Volkswagen to construct new plant in Southern China
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Volkswagen Group is expanding its production capacities in China. Contracts for the construction of a new Volkswagen plant at Foshan...

Volkswagen 2010 Jetta SportWagen Honored With TOP SAFETY PICK Award from the IIHS
Volkswagen 2010 Jetta SportWagen Honored With TOP SAFETY PICK Award from the IIHS
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The 2010 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen has received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK award for 2010, ...

Volkswagen Academy Opens At Chattanooga Plant Center to prepare employees for production work
Volkswagen Academy Opens At Chattanooga Plant Center to prepare employees for production work
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations held grand opening ceremonies today for the Volkswagen Academy...

Volkswagen of America provides two police cars to Herndon Police department
Volkswagen of America provides two police cars to Herndon Police department
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Modified Passat and Passat Wagon Emergency Response Vehicles to Enter Service...

Volkswagen Motorsports -Thompson Leads Wire-To-Wire For Victory In Utah
Volkswagen Motorsports -Thompson Leads Wire-To-Wire For Victory In Utah
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Jake Thompson dominated this weekend's Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup event as he led every lap in today's race at Miller Motorsports Par...

Volkswagen Motorsports - Thompson Earns Second Consecutive Pole in Utah
Volkswagen Motorsports - Thompson Earns Second Consecutive Pole in Utah
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Jake Thompson returned to last year's form during qualifying today at Miller Motorsports Park as he earned his second consecutive pole at the Utah road course...

Volkswagen Publishes iPad Customer Magazine
Volkswagen Publishes iPad Customer Magazine
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen is the first automaker to develop a digital customer magazine as an app specially for the iPad...

Volkswagen Touareg app invites users to take virtual test drive
Volkswagen Touareg app invites users to take virtual test drive
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Since its debut at the beginning of May, the new Volkswagen eGame "Touareg Challenge" has already been downloaded by over 1 million...

Volkswagen expands its partnership with Red Bull
Volkswagen expands its partnership with Red Bull
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

As a global sponsor of the Red Bull Air Race, Volkswagen is expanding its strategic partnership with Red Bull...

VW Drives World Cup Fever By Giving Soccer Fans A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity
VW Drives World Cup Fever By Giving Soccer Fans A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Teams Up with Soccer Legends Ramon Morales and Ramon Ramirez to Urge Soccer "Fanaticos" to Showcase their Fandom for Shot at Stardom...

Volkswagen of America Announces 20.3 % Increase for May Sales ,11th Consecutive Month of Growth
Volkswagen of America Announces 20.3 % Increase for May Sales ,11th Consecutive Month of Growth
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

TDI® Clean Diesel, Tiguan Models Continue to Drive the Brand...

Volkswagen Group Takes Majority Shareholding in Italdesign Giugiaro
Volkswagen Group Takes Majority Shareholding in Italdesign Giugiaro
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Volkswagen Group and Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A. (IDG), Turin, are to intensify their successful cooperation, putting it on a new footing...

Volkswagen Genuine Parts and Genuine Exchange Parts
Volkswagen Genuine Parts and Genuine Exchange Parts
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Volkswagen Group ranks among the top car manufacturers worldwide when it comes to sustainability performance...

Volkswagen strengthens component production in China
Volkswagen strengthens component production in China
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Co. Ltd. in China begins local production of the efficient dual clutch transmission (DSG)...

Video - Volkswagen Milano Taxi Concept
Video - Volkswagen Milano Taxi Concept
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The two-tone paint of the concept car - green and black - is the Volkswagen brand’s tribute to the fashion metropolis of Milan. ...

Volkswagen Junior World Masters Title for 2010 Goes to Brazil
Volkswagen Junior World Masters Title for 2010 Goes to Brazil
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

FC Santos beats Hertha BSC 1-0 in the Santiago-Bernabéu-Stadium...

In depth Golf GTI adidas – The Most Exclusive GTI of the Modern Era
In depth Golf GTI adidas – The Most Exclusive GTI of the Modern Era
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Starting in June, three of the world’s most renowned German badges – Volkswagen, GTI and adidas...

In Detail the Golf GTI Excessive – Sporty Design Icon of Tomorrow
In Detail the Golf GTI Excessive – Sporty Design Icon of Tomorrow
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A long-standing tradition every year at the GTI-Meet at Worthersee – the largest of its kind in the world - is that Volkswagen likes to surprise its fans...

Golf GTI-Meet at Wörthersee 2010: World premiere of the GTI adidas and GTI Excessive
Golf GTI-Meet at Wörthersee 2010: World premiere of the GTI adidas and GTI Excessive
Written By: Volkswagen AG

There are automobiles, and then there are automotive icons – classics with a glorious past and an exciting future...

2010 Volkswagen Service Qualification World Champions honored
2010 Volkswagen Service Qualification World Champions honored
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Best service specialists come from Kuwait and the Netherlands...

Sierra Lendle Takes a Win From the Pole at  Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup New Jersey
Sierra Lendle Takes a Win From the Pole at Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup New Jersey
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Yesterday after qualifying, Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup pole winner, Juan Pablo Sierra Lendle, said he'd done half the things he wanted to accomplish...

Sierra Lendle Fastest in Qualifying at New Jersey Jetta TDI Cup Race
Sierra Lendle Fastest in Qualifying at New Jersey Jetta TDI Cup Race
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Just 0.006 seconds separated today's Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup pole winner, Juan Pablo Sierra Lendle, from second position qualifier Wyatt Gooden ...

PDA Pele Will Represent United States At the VW Junior Masters World Finals in Madrid, May 7-10,2010
PDA Pele Will Represent United States At the VW Junior Masters World Finals in Madrid, May 7-10,2010
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

New Jersey’s PDA Pele U12 boys soccer team, is heading to Madrid, Spain this week to battle teams from across the globe...

Skateboard Legend Rune Glifberg to Compete as Guest Driver in New Jersey
Skateboard Legend Rune Glifberg to Compete as Guest Driver in New Jersey
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Two-Time X-Games Gold Medal Winner Will Try His Hand at Motorsports...

31st International Vienna Motor Symposium: Volkswagen Presents New 3-cylinder Turbodiesel
31st International Vienna Motor Symposium: Volkswagen Presents New 3-cylinder Turbodiesel
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Along with the presentation of a new 3-cylinder TDI, Volkswagen will be represented by a contingent of engine experts at the 31st International...

VW of America Announces 42 Percent Increase for April Sales and a 10th Consecutive Month of Growth
VW of America Announces 42 Percent Increase for April Sales and a 10th Consecutive Month of Growth
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported April 2010 sales of 23,135 total units, for a 42% increase over April 2009, ...

Video - The new 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Interior
Video - The new 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Interior
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Phaeton’s interior ranks as one of the most elegant, high quality and comfortable in the entire premium class...

Video - 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Exterior
Video - 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Exterior
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In keeping with the current Volkswagen design DNA, its form is dominated by horizontal lines...

Volkswagen invites users to help create the Infotainment systems of the future
Volkswagen invites users to help create the Infotainment systems of the future
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen is inviting designers, programmers, developers and interested users to help develop applications for the Infotainment systems...

Volkswagen R GmbH – The Competence Center for Sporty and Exclusive Automobiles
Volkswagen R GmbH – The Competence Center for Sporty and Exclusive Automobiles
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In its new wholly-owned subsidiary, Volkswagen R GmbH, Volkswagen is bundling competence on how to implement sporty and exclusive models...

2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Event to Feature Passat Wagon E.R.V. Accessories Concept
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Event to Feature Passat Wagon E.R.V. Accessories Concept
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Fleet and Accessories put together a Passat with some attitude...

Flagship of the Volkswagen brand the Phaeton debuts with new design and new technologies
Flagship of the Volkswagen brand the Phaeton debuts with new design and new technologies
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Transparent Factory in Dresden Volkswagen produces one of the finest automobiles in the world: the Phaeton....

Volkswagen presents Milano Taxi concept that is driven emissions-free
Volkswagen presents Milano Taxi concept that is driven emissions-free
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Electric cars that are driven emissions-free will revolutionize mobility over the mid-term, especially in urban areas....

Spirit of the time: Volkswagen Design encounters the tradition of FORTIS Uhren AG
Spirit of the time: Volkswagen Design encounters the tradition of FORTIS Uhren AG
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In collaboration with the long-established Swiss watchmaker FORTIS, Volkswagen designers have developed a new high-tech chronograph...

Video - World Premiere of the New 2011 Volkswagen Touran
Video - World Premiere of the New 2011 Volkswagen Touran
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Touran from Volkswagen is the most successful German compact MPV and “the” consummate family vehicle...

Volkswagen To the Point: Techno Classica 2010
Volkswagen To the Point: Techno Classica 2010
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen is welcoming visitors to Techno Classica 2010 with three special themes that will take them back through an exciting period of automotive history....

Volkswagen of America Announces 41 Percent Increase for March Sales
Volkswagen of America Announces 41 Percent Increase for March Sales
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported March 2010 sales of 22,148 total units, for a 40.9% increase over March 2009...

Video - Volkswagen Polo Named the 2010 World Car of the Year for the Second Year in a Row
Video - Volkswagen Polo Named the 2010 World Car of the Year for the Second Year in a Row
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen of America, Inc. are proud to announce that the Polo has been honored as the 2010 World Car of the Year...

Volkswagen BlueMotion Models Honored as 2010 World Green Car
Volkswagen BlueMotion Models Honored as 2010 World Green Car
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today the BlueMotion product brand consisting of the Golf, Passat, and Polo, was declared the 2010 ...

Volkswagen Showcases Second Generation Touareg Featuring Hybrid Powertrain at the 2010 NY Auto Show
Volkswagen Showcases Second Generation Touareg Featuring Hybrid Powertrain at the 2010 NY Auto Show
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today unveiled the second generation Touareg, showcasing the brand's first-ever hybrid at the 2010 New York International Auto Show. ...

Volkswagen Driver Gear and APR Motorsport Announce Partnership for 2010 Season
Volkswagen Driver Gear and APR Motorsport Announce Partnership for 2010 Season
Written By: APR LLC

APR Motorsport is proud to announce a marketing partnership with VW Driver Gear for the balance of the 2010 Continental Tire Challenge. ...

Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Instructor Earns Second-Place Finish in Firestone Indy Lights Series Debut
Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Instructor Earns Second-Place Finish in Firestone Indy Lights Series Debut
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

This past Sunday, Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup chief driving instructor, Jan Heylen, earned a second-place result in his debut in the Indy Lights Series driving for Team E Racing...

Volkswagen Jetta TDI® Cup Instructor to Make Debut in Firestone Indy Lights Series
Volkswagen Jetta TDI® Cup Instructor to Make Debut in Firestone Indy Lights Series
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

This Sunday, Volkswagen Jetta TDI® Cup chief driving instructor, Jan Heylen, will be hitting the streets of St. Petersburg in order to compete in the season-opening event ...

Volkswagen R GmbH in the starting blocks
Volkswagen R GmbH in the starting blocks
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Volkswagen R GmbH will be the specialist for sporty exclusive models from Volkswagen in the future. Volkswagen AG has bundled the responsibilities and competencies for development...

Video - Volkswagen Tiguan Laboratory Testing
Video - Volkswagen Tiguan Laboratory Testing
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Watch the Volkswagen’s compact sport utility vehicle the Tiguan being put through a battery of laboratory tests....

Video - Volkswagen MK6 Chassis Testing
Video - Volkswagen MK6 Chassis Testing
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Watch the sixth generation Volkswagen Golf/GTI in the lab and in the real world. Footage includes a demonstration of the Volkswagen chassis dyno and in the vehicle being put through extreme driving conditions...

Video - Environmental commendation for Volkswagen’s TSI engines
Video - Environmental commendation for Volkswagen’s TSI engines
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen’s TSI engines have been awarded the environmental commendation certified by TÜV Nord, following in the footsteps of the dual-clutch transmission DSG. ...

Volkswagen increases energy efficiency in offices worldwide
Volkswagen increases energy efficiency in offices worldwide
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Volkswagen Group saves around 9.26 million kilowatt hours per year following the reorganization of its office equipment infrastructure. The project started in 2005 and came into full effect for the first time last year. The company thereby reduces its energy requirements in this area by 86 perce...

Volkswagen of America Announces February Sales
Volkswagen of America Announces February Sales
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported February 2010 sales of 18,116 total units, representing a 32.6 percent increase over February 2009. With 2010 year-to-date sales of 36,135 total units, up 36.9 percent over the same period of 2009, the Volkswagen brand continued its strong start for 2010....

Pennzoil Introduces Its Most Advanced Synthetic, Pennzoil Ultra
Pennzoil Introduces Its Most Advanced Synthetic, Pennzoil Ultra
Written By: Pennzoil

New Hyper Cleansing TechnologyTM Keeps Engines Closer to Factory Clean to Help Consumers Protect their Vehicle Investment and Increase Engine Efficiency ...

Volkswagen’s Jetta TDI® Cup Champion Prepares for the Next Level
Volkswagen’s Jetta TDI® Cup Champion Prepares for the Next Level
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Timmy Megenbier, the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI® Cup Champion, is preparing for the next stage of his motorsports career as he travels to Athletes' Performance in Phoenix, AZ for an intense, weeklong training session. Athletes' Performance – known as one of the top training programs in the world – wi...

Volkswagen Cleverly designed CrossGolf closes the gap between MPV and SUV
Volkswagen Cleverly designed CrossGolf closes the gap between MPV and SUV
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The current Golf model series – the most successful vehicle concept of all times – is now underway in the latest generation and is once again running at full strength on the streets of the world. That is because the new edition of the CrossGolf is debuting in a world premiere at the Geneva Motor Sho...

Volkswagen Motorsport Announces Karting Scholarship Winner for 2010 Season of the Jetta TDI Cup
Volkswagen Motorsport Announces Karting Scholarship Winner for 2010 Season of the Jetta TDI Cup
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Motorsport is proud to announce Arie Ouimet of Plymouth, Massachusetts as their 2010 Karting Qualifier award winner. Ouimet competed against thirty karters for the top prize—a $45,000 scholarship towards the 2010 Jetta TDI Cup season....

2010 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
2010 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Jetta SportWagen has always appealed to drivers seeking German engineering in a versatile, stylish, and fun-to-drive package. With starting price is$19,265 for the Jetta SportWagen, affordability remains another important trait of the 2010 Jetta lineup. ...

Video - New generation VW CrossPolo shows unique styling and range of colors
Video - New generation VW CrossPolo shows unique styling and range of colors
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The next generation of the CrossPolo is ready for new adventures. The clever compact in rugged all-terrain look is celebrating its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show. After the Polo base version presented in 2009 and the Polo BlueMotion...

Video - The New Polo GTI Is Here!
Video - The New Polo GTI Is Here!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Polo GTI is back. A powerful 132 kW / 180 PS comeback! This GTI lives up to its legendary name: Superior handling properties unified with uncompromising engine dynamics and a maximum of safety. The list of high-tech features runs through the new Polo GTI like a common theme. Take the engine: Thi...

Volkswagen Announces the 2010 Jetta TDI® Cup Driver Lineup
Volkswagen Announces the 2010 Jetta TDI® Cup Driver Lineup
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. is proud to announce the names of the 25 drivers who will compete in the 2010 Jetta TDI® Cup. The Volkswagen-operated spec racing series, now entering its third season, will take the green flag on its SCCA Pro Racing-sanctioned events beginning April 23 at Virginia Intern...

Three All-New Special Edition Volkswagens Now Available in Dealer Showrooms
Three All-New Special Edition Volkswagens Now Available in Dealer Showrooms
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that three all-new 2010 special edition models are now available in dealer showrooms. The CC R-Line, Jetta TDI® Cup Street Edition, and New Beetle Red Rock Edition all build on the already great features of their standard versions, with unique elements and...

Volkswagen Up! Lite – This car is the world’s most fuel-efficient four-seater
Volkswagen Up! Lite – This car is the world’s most fuel-efficient four-seater
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen – Europe’s strongest automotive brand – is setting standards worldwide when it comes to efficiency with its clean high-tech TDI and TSI engines. Now this is being followed up by latest coup at the Los Angeles Auto Show (December 4 to 13): the world premiere of the Up! Lite A progressive, ...

The Carbon Fiber EcoRacer is a Coupé, a Roadster and a Speedster all in One!
The Carbon Fiber EcoRacer is a Coupé, a Roadster and a Speedster all in One!
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Volkswagen prototype could well make history as the most economical the sports car of its time. Its basic data: average fuel consumption of 3.4 liters for 100 km, a top speed of 230 km/h. Its name: EcoRacer. Thanks to its carbon-fiber (CFP) bodywork, this sports car with its centrally located...

Volkswagen Tiguan: GTI of Compact Sport Utility Vehicles
Volkswagen Tiguan: GTI of Compact Sport Utility Vehicles
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Tiguan brings new standards of design aesthetics, driving dynamics, safety features, and a host of luxury and convenience attributes to an emerging category. Tiguan offers distinctive European design characteristics such as a sophisticated and eye-catching face, an available panoramic sunroof enabli...

Volkswagne Electronic Stabilization Program Technology
Volkswagne Electronic Stabilization Program Technology
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

All 2009-10 Volkswagens come standard equipped with Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP). ESP has been called the most important safety device since the safety belt and the most important safety advance of this generation. To paraphrase one auto writer, “it’s like having a guardian angel as your c...

2010 Volkswagen CC a sports coupe with all the convenience of a sedan
2010 Volkswagen CC a sports coupe with all the convenience of a sedan
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The CC – Volkswagen’s stylish offering has been designed and engineered to blend sports car dynamics and dimensions with sedan comfort in a sophisticated package. The CC features a masculine shoulder line, which visually connects the front wheel wells to the taillights, providing the emotional and e...

2010 Volkswagen 2.0 TFSI Engine Specification
2010 Volkswagen 2.0 TFSI Engine Specification
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The turbocharged and award-winning 2.0 TFSI delivers 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque from four cylinders, displacing 2.0 liters. The engine is built with a sturdy cast iron block and lightweight aluminum-alloy cylinder head for maximum efficiency. A large intercooler chills air coming from th...

The New Volkswagen Touareg Takes the SUV Idea Into the Future
The New Volkswagen Touareg Takes the SUV Idea Into the Future
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Wolfsburg / Munich, February 10, 2010 - Volkswagen is unveiling the completely redeveloped Touareg as a world premiere. It is the most technically innovative “VW” since the brand has been in existence. This Touareg is reinterpreting the fascinating multipurpose SUV idea in a contemporary way – thank...

Volkswagen to Spotlight 'Punch Dub' Game in Super Bowl Ad Campaign Touting Product Family
Volkswagen to Spotlight 'Punch Dub' Game in Super Bowl Ad Campaign Touting Product Family
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Introduces Classic "Punch Buggy" Game with Modern Day Twist; Super Bowl Ad Features Cameo from Actor and Comedian Tracy Morgan...

Passat CC Now Offers Space for Five
Passat CC Now Offers Space for Five
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Passat CC is making an elegant appearance on our roads with its coupé lines and sporty note. Effective now, the Passat CC – previously designed to carry four persons – is available with an optional new rear bench that turns it into a five-seater....

Volkswagen’s “Racing Under Green” Premieres in Primetime January 19
Volkswagen’s “Racing Under Green” Premieres in Primetime January 19
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

With a new year comes new beginnings for the SCCA Pro Racing Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup series, which is heading into its third season. Kicking off the year is the primetime premiere of the 2009 season documentary, “Racing Under Green” on Planet Green, January 19 at 9 pm ET. ...

Volkswagen's World Premiere of the New Compact Coupe Hybrid Concept Car at the 2010 NAIAS
Volkswagen's World Premiere of the New Compact Coupe Hybrid Concept Car at the 2010 NAIAS
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

For Volkswagen, this marks the beginning of an action-packed year, in which more new models will be introduced than ever before in the company’s history. First on the spectacular list of new products for the 2010 calendar year is a car based on entirely new concepts and technology,...

Volkswagen Announces Digital Audio Upgrade in 2010 With HD Radio™ Technology
Volkswagen Announces Digital Audio Upgrade in 2010 With HD Radio™ Technology
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced during the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that select models equipped with the DVD navigation system will enable drivers to enjoy an upgrade in digital entertainment with HD Radio Multi-casting technology...

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES NEW VICE PRESIDENTS FOR GROUP AND BRAND COMMUNICATIONS
VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES NEW VICE PRESIDENTS FOR GROUP AND BRAND COMMUNICATIONS
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. today announced two personnel additions to the Volkswagen brand and the Volkswagen Group's management team. Anna-Maria Schneider has been promoted to vice president, industry and government relations. Jill Bratina has accepted the position of vice president, Volks...

It's a VW Winter Wunderland!-Interactive website from Volkswagen Parts and Service
It's a VW Winter Wunderland!-Interactive website from Volkswagen Parts and Service
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. is excited to offer customers a fun and playful way to get discounts on essential winter season parts. Drivers who visit Volkswagen's "It's A VW Winter Wunderland!" ...

Volkswagen of America Announces December Sales
Volkswagen of America Announces December Sales
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported December 2009 sales of 20,387 total units, representing a 16 percent increase over December 2008. December marks Volkswagen's sixth consecutive sales month above last year....

Volkswagen Takes 49.9 Percent Stake in Porsche AG
Volkswagen Takes 49.9 Percent Stake in Porsche AG
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Wolfsburg, Germany -- December 7, 2009 -- Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has today taken a 49.9 percent stake in Porsche AG. The next important step on the way towards the integrated automotive group with Porsche has therefore been completed, as announced, before the end of the year. The price for th...

2010 Volkswagen Golf
2010 Volkswagen Golf
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Golf is ready to stand out yet again—sporting fresh, dynamic styling inside and out. The Golf, now in its sixth generation, will be available with the highly anticipated, athletic yet extremely fuel efficient, TDI clean diesel engine....

Jetta TDI Cup 'Street' Edition Racing Into Dealer Showrooms Soon
Jetta TDI Cup 'Street' Edition Racing Into Dealer Showrooms Soon
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 4 /Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the Jetta TDI Cup "Street" Edition will be available in dealer showrooms January 2010. The concept debuted in Las Vegas during the 2008 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show. Following the SEMA show the concept was displa...

Volkswagen of America Announces October Sales
Volkswagen of America Announces October Sales
Written By: Volkswagen AG

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 3/Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported October 2009 sales of 17,037 total units, representing a 7.2 percent increase over October 2008...

Volkswagen's All-New Golf TDI Named Finalist for 2010 Green Car of the Year
Volkswagen's All-New Golf TDI Named Finalist for 2010 Green Car of the Year
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8 /-- Volkswagen of America announced today its all-new Golf TDI has been selected by the Green Car Journal as a 2010 Green Car of the Year(® )finalist.( )The Green Car of the Year will be awarded during a press conference during this year's Los Angeles Auto Show Press Days, Decem...

2010 VOLKSWAGEN GTI: SIXTH GENERATION OF BRAND ICON
2010 VOLKSWAGEN GTI: SIXTH GENERATION OF BRAND ICON
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

For nearly three decades, the Volkswagen GTI has represented a potent combination of sports car-like finesse and tuned driving excitement in a versatile hatchback design. The all-new 2010 GTI ushers in the sixth generation of Volkswagen’s “hot hatch” lineage, and ...

New MK6 GTI -Icons of Sportiness
New MK6 GTI -Icons of Sportiness
Written By: Volkswagen AG

“What else was there in 1976?” calls out “Strietzel”, also known as Hans-Joachim Stuck, from the driver’s window as he starts up a first generation Golf GTI after more than thirty years. “Whenever a person had a chance to drive a 911, it was a real experience....

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