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  • 04/27/18

    Three world premieres: Volkswagen presents progressive hybrid, natural gas and diesel systems at the Vienna Motor Symposium

    Volkswagen will be enhancing its model range by an innovative spectrum of completely new drive systems. These include affordable mild hybrid drives with 48V technology, new high-tech diesel engines that will also be available as hybrid variants and what is currently the world's most cutting-edge natural gas drive. Volkswagen has now announced initial facts as part of the Vienna Motor Symposium (26 to 27 April). The technologies showcased in Vienna as world premieres form a vital part of the progressively aligned Volkswagen drive strategy. It involves the combination of state-of-the-art petrol, diesel and natural gas engines, new hybrid systems and purely electric drives. With this combination, Volkswagen will among other things meet the CO2 fleet emissions target of 95 g/km prescribed in the EU as of 2020.
  • 01/15/16

    Ordering begins for the new Tiguan

    Four months ago, Volkswagen celebrated the world premiere of the new Tiguan at the International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) in Frankfurt. Ordering has now begun for the second generation of the newly developed Tiguan. At the sales launch, three versions will be available at prices starting at 30,025 euros. Shortly thereafter, the entry-level model will be available for 25,975 euros as well as versions with other engines.
  • 10/13/15

    Volkswagen Brand Board of Management takes strategic decisions

    The newly-formed Volkswagen Brand Board of Management took further strategic decisions at a special meeting. CEO Dr. Herbert Diess announced major product decisions: a reorientation of the diesel strategy with the most advanced technologies, the development of a standardized electric architecture for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, and a new approach for the next generation of the Phaeton. Investments are to be reduced by some one billion euros per year, the efficiency program is to be accelerated.

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