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12/01/21

Note to editors: New brand communications line-up at Volkswagen

Changes to Volkswagen Communications: The structural separation of Brand and Group Communications that was initiated in July 2020 at the Wolfsburg site has been completed effective December 1. In this connection, key areas of communicating the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand have been realigned and strengthened. Robin Aschhoff remains Head of Communications.
11/30/21

Science for all: Volkswagen helps phaeno Science Center to launch new communication formats linking scientists and audience

Reaching the public with scientific topics: this goal is set by many modern scientists and research institutions. Launching two new formats, Volkswagen and phaneo, which is among the leading science museums in the world, expand the dialog between experts and audience.

Volkswagen and „Hamburger Bahnhof“ continue successful „Volkswagen Art4ALL” program

„Volkswagen Art4ALL“ was introduced in April 2018 as a result of the joint efforts of Volkswagen and Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Made possible by Volkswagen, the “Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin” can be visited by everyone for free on the first Thursday of every month. During the late afternoon und early evening hours, guests are invited to explore the current museum program with exhibitions, tours and workshops, and participate in additional events like performances, artist talks or lectures.

Bidder consortium publishes further information on takeover offer for Europcar

Following the approval of the takeover offer of Green Mobility Holding S.A. for the shares of Europcar Mobility Group by the French financial market regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the bidder consortium of Volkswagen Group, Attestor Limited and Pon Holdings B.V. has published further information on the takeover offer in accordance with French regulations.

French financial market regulator AMF approves takeover bid for Europcar

The Volkswagen Group, together with its partners Attestor Limited and Pon Holdings B.V., has reached an important milestone in the planned acquisition of Europcar: The French financial market regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) today approved the takeover offer of Green Mobility Holding S.A. for the shares of Europcar Mobility Group.
11/22/21

Pre-sales launched for the new ID.5: Volkswagen’s first e-SUV coupé available for order now

Pre-sales of Volkswagen’s first ever e-SUV coupé with long distance suitability have now got underway. The top-of-the-range electric model of the ID. family based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB) is available in Germany from an entry-level price of 46,515 euros. In addition to its expressive design, the ID.5 features an exclusive interior complete with all the latest Infotainment and assist systems. The ID.5 offers full connectivity and can be updated over-the-air.
11/17/21

Volkswagen is developing the chassis of the future

The ACCELERATE strategy is systematically driving the advancement towards becoming a software-oriented mobility provider. Software is also key in the development of chassis and steering systems for the highly automated driving of the future. Volkswagen is currently developing the next generation of a regulated chassis, and a new steering system.
11/17/21

The new Volkswagen T-Roc: expressive design and innovative technology

World premiere for the new T-Roc: With a fresh design, innovative assist systems and numerous digital services, Volkswagen is continuing the success story of its compact crossover model. A sharpened exterior defines the unmistakable appearance of the new T-Roc, T-Roc R and T-Roc Cabriolet. The interior was refined with high-quality materials, a redesigned Infotainment display and the Digital Cockpit as standard. Innovative technology from higher vehicle classes has now been integrated into the compact SUV model family – in the shape of IQ.Light, with LED matrix headlights, and the assist systems of IQ.Drive with Travel Assist, as well as predictive ACC cruise control. In this way, Volkswagen is making great strides towards becoming a software-oriented mobility provider as part of its ACCELERATE strategy.
11/11/21

New Tiguan Allspace now available from dealerships

The new Tiguan Allspace is now available from dealerships, offering all the most popular strong points of a spacious SUV, space for up to seven people, an updated design and new efficient engines. The long version of Volkswagen’s best-selling SUV model is also available with new technological features, such as IQ.DRIVE Travel Assist for semi-automated driving assistance, We Connect mobile online services and IQ.LIGHT LED matrix headlights. Customers can choose between five engines, front-wheel or all-wheel drive, and the three equipment packages Life, Elegance and R-Line. The entry price for the new Tiguan Allspace (1.5 l TSI, 110 kW / 150 PS, 6-speed manual gearbox) is 36,900 euros.

Stories

11/19/21

Powerful estates: the roots of the new Golf R Variant

A winding country road, an autumn storm and two very powerful estates – with an age gap of about 25 years: the ancestor, the Golf III Variant VR6 syncro, and its latest offspring, the Golf R Variant, come face to face. What will there be to talk about?
11/18/21

“E-mobility in driving schools is a hot topic”

Switching to electric cars is a logical step for driving schools for many reasons: they are environmentally friendly, modern and reduce running costs. And last but not least, demand among learner drivers is growing – partly in response to changes to the training. Driving schools are changing their fleet of vehicles.
11/09/21

A meeting of four wolves: ballers, Beetles and 90 minutes

Two duos from Wolfsburg: talented footballers, classic Beetles, and 90 minutes together. VfL Wolfsburg players Lukas and Felix Nmecha enjoy a match-length meeting with two special Beetle 1303 Cabriolets.

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