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World premiere – the new iBeetle  Auto Shanghai Volkswagen inaugurates solar park in the USA The eco up! CO2-neutral mobility of the present and future 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Volkswagen Polo Blue GT A new dimension for petrol engines Global Automakers to Demo EV Fast Charging at EVS26 Asian premiere of the E-Bugster – an electrified Beetle! Volkswagen Cross Coupé with TDI plug-in hybrid Technology BorgWarner BERU Systems Tire Safety System Enhances Safety in the VW Passat Video - New Volkswagen 1.4 TSI Engine with cylinder shut-off technology
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 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...

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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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...

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...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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. ...

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...

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....

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 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...

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. ...

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...

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 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....

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. ...

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 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...

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...

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...

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