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  • 10/22/18
    Models

    “The best of all automotive worlds”

    Sport utility vehicles (SUVs) are on trend. They are safe, comfortable and give drivers a feeling of freedom. On the trail of a success story.
  • 10/19/18
    Company

    Only e-cars: First factory in China

    The electrification strategy of the Volkswagen Group China is rapidly gaining pace on the world’s biggest market for e-mobility. In Zwickau, Germany, the group-wide largest production line is currently being built, scheduled to start production of the electric ID car in summer 2019.
  • 10/17/18
    Technology

    Let there be light!

    In its lighting competence center Volkswagen is working hard on developing the light of the future. The engineers, lighting designers, software developers, electronics engineers, and researchers working in Wolfsburg have now presented the fruits of their work to the general public for the first time.
  • 10/16/18
    Models

    Married ... with Motorsports

    Petter Solberg’s last appearance in the World Rally Championship came back in 2012. But in a few days, at the end of October, the 2003 world champion returns – in a Polo GTI R5. As always, he can count on the support of his motorsport-mad family.
  • 10/12/18
    Models

    Secret meeting with the new rally Polo

    The Polo GTI R5 – the rally Polo for customer sport – is available now. Future owners were able to experience the hottest Polo up close and personal on a very special taxi ride.
  • 10/11/18
    Company

    “There’s a misperception about the automotive industry.”

    Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess has criticized the way politics is handling CO2 emission limits and coal-based power, and warned against oversimplified accusations about climate protection. Here are some excerpts from the interview with German daily “Süddeutsche Zeitung”.
  • 10/10/18
    Company

    Huh or hey?

    Last year, Volkswagen Group launched its very own multi-brand online used car portal, heycar, where around 310,000 cars are currently waiting for a new owner.
  • 10/08/18
    E-mobility

    Powerful and scalable

    Volkswagen wants to make e-mobility attractive for millions of customers. The new battery system developed for the Mo-dular e-drive modular system helps to achieve this - with scalable ranges between 330 and more than 550 kilometers.
  • 10/04/18
    Models

    Treasures in the glove compartment

    The glove compartment. Endless depth and width. Room for whatever is practical, useful, expendable, indispensable, treasured – there is room for almost everything in the odds-and-ends compartment of the dash panel. Just what is in there? A team of reporters spent an afternoon researching this question in their neighbourhoods and at a well-visited motorway rest stop. And they turned up some astounding answers.
  • 10/02/18
    Models

    Spectacular hill climb event in Bavaria

    Volkswagen started with six cars at the 2018 Edelweiß Bergpreis Rossfeld
  • 09/28/18
    Company

    Plant productivity to increase 30 percent

    Volkswagen has set itself ambitious goals with its new TRANSFORM.TOGETHER production strategy. The Board of Management sees efficiency potential of EUR 2.6 billion by 2025.
  • 09/27/18
    Company

    “We will be one of the best in productivity”

    The Volkswagen brand aims to achieve a competitive return of at least 6 percent through increased efficiency to finance key future investments from operating activities. In this way, the company will secure today’s jobs for the future. One of the biggest efficiency levers for the brand is found in production. Today in Berlin, the Volkswagen brand is presenting its new TRANSFORM.TOGETHER production strategy. The central goal is to increase productivity by 30 percent by 2025. Find out more in the interview with Dr. Andreas Tostmann, Member of the Board of Management responsible for Production, and Dr. Robert Cisek, Head of Production Strategy.
  • 09/26/18
    E-mobility

    How to charge an e-vehicle? — It’s easy!

    Volkswagen is not only developing electromobility of the future, but also the related infrastructure. Worries about range, the availability of charging stations and long charging times will be a thing of the past.
  • 09/21/18
    Models

    Happening in orange

    The creme21 youngtimer rallye has become a legend. Volkswagen Classic enriched the 17th cult event with three cool classic cars.
  • 09/20/18
    E-mobility

    Just unveiled: The new ID. chassis!

    For the first time, Volkswagen presents the chassis of the world’s first fully connected, fully functional e-vehicle family. Production will start in late 2019.
  • 09/18/18
    E-mobility

    All about the MEB

    What is the new modular electric drive matrix (MEB) capable of? And why is it key to the success of Volkswagen’s “ELECTRIC FOR ALL” vision? An overview.
  • 09/14/18
    E-mobility

    "Now the crucial phase begins!"

    From Monday on, it is all about e-mobility at Volkswagen. In Dresden, more details of the ID.-family will be revealed. At the same time, the brand new communication campaign “electric for all” starts. We talked about that with Thomas Ulbrich, member of the board of management of the Volkswagen brand responsible for e-mobility and Christian Senger, responsible for the development of the all-electric architecture.
  • 09/12/18
    Company

    Diess and Osterloh: The big double interview

    Interview with Volkswagen’s CEO and the Chairman of the Works Council about VfL Wolfsburg’s good start to the season, the problems with WLTP, the new importance of Production, and the “half-time score” for the Pact for the Future
  • 09/11/18
    Technology

    3D printing in action

    3D printing is increasingly making its presence felt in automobile production. Such printing processes are already being used to build prototypes and make tools. Volkswagen has now joined forces with the technology company HP to use 3D metal printing in mass production.
  • 09/10/18
    Models

    Family Trip

    Thousands of fans celebrate the Beetle Sunshine Tour to Wolfsburg 2018
  • 09/07/18
    Technology

    Totally digital

    From DigiFiz to Active Info Display – development of the digital cockpit
  • 09/06/18
    Models

    Night shift in the underground car park

    Sixteen thousand GTI fans come to Wolfsburg for the second Coming Home Festival
  • 08/31/18
    Technology

    Volkswagen We: Digital on the road

    A platform for digital mobility services - what could it look like? The Volkswagen We ecosystem shows how it works. It can already be used today.
  • 08/30/18
    Company

    “Our customers can continue to order the most popular models”

    The Volkswagen brand expects an orderly transition to the new WLTP test procedure. The systematic, temporary storage of vehicles contributes to providing customers with the shortest possible waiting times.
  • 08/28/18
    Models

    “Design has to be experienced with all senses.”

    The Head of Volkswagen Design, Klaus Bischoff, on the new tasks for designers, the challenges posed by the transformation of mobility and why the C-pillar of the Golf is one of the most important assets of the company.
  • 08/24/18
    Volkswagen Newsroom

    Classic cars driving on the most beautiful and romantic routes of Saxony

    Sachsen Classic is Saxony's longest automobile museum on the streets of the Free State for the 16th time.
  • 08/24/18
    Technology

    Automatically bound for the future

    The history of autonomous driving at Volkswagen
  • 08/23/18
    Volkswagen Newsroom

    Volkswagen develops the largest digital ecosystem in the automotive industry

    Volkswagen in transition: the company is speeding up the development of its ecosystem with its own software know-how and the strength of external partners.
  • 08/22/18
    Company

    “Efficient production is the key to our future success”

    The Volkswagen brand is setting itself ambitious goals, with plans to increase productivity by 25 percent at all German factories by 2020. An interview with Dr. Andreas Tostmann, member of the Board of Management responsible for Production and Logistics.
  • 08/21/18
    Models

    The Arteon at a glance

    10 facts you should know
  • 08/17/18
    Technology

    Light years

    Volkswagen’s journey from the functional headlight to customised light scenarios
  • 08/16/18
    Company

    Young engineers at Formula Student

    Designing and building a race car within just one year: That’s what Formula Student Germany is about. Around 3,500 university students from all over the world took part in this year’s competition. Why Volkswagen supports this event.
  • 08/14/18
    Models

    Fifteen years of loyalty

    The Touran Club visits Wolfsburg
  • 08/08/18
    Company

    Four-wheel fun at the castle

    From history to the future: Volkswagen at the 13th Classic Days at Schloss Dyck
  • 08/07/18
    Technology

    Formula Student Germany: They’re off!

    The Formula Student Germany is one of the most important competitions for budding engineers who build racing cars alongside their studies. Here’s how the team from TU Hamburg is preparing for it – with the support of Volkswagen.
  • 08/06/18
    Company

    Five days faster!

    Reorganisation at the Kassel Depot shortens travel time of replacement parts
  • 08/01/18
    Models

    The Polo at a glance

  • 07/30/18
    Models

    Let’s drive

    On the trail of the legendary Austrian Alpine Rally in the up! GTI
  • 07/30/18
    Models

    A Moscow night with flashing lights

    Exploring Moscow with the Tiguan
  • 07/30/18
    Company

    Best of Friends

    Racing driver Benjamin Leuchter and soccer-pro Max Kruse join forces
  • 07/26/18
    Company

    Popular in Poland

    Volkswagen benefits from a strong sales boom
  • 07/26/18
    Volkswagen Newsroom

    Future Running High

    The ID. R Pikes Peak races at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
  • 07/26/18
    Models

    A Passat enraptured by the tango

    Trip through Buenos Aires with a global bestseller
  • 07/26/18
    Models

    Here come the colours!

    Taking the new T-Cross on the final approval drive
  • 07/17/18
    Company

    An automotive revolution

    Volkswagen in Rwanda: Local production, sales, and new types of mobility offerings
  • 07/11/18
    Company

    Looking back: a Beetle in Rwanda

    It’s already fifty years since a German Embassy employee set out with his Beetle to travel around Africa
  • 06/29/18
    Company

    Still hard to believe

    The driver and other key figures look back at the Pikes Peak record run
  • 06/25/18
    Technology

    A step towards the future

  • 06/18/18
    Technology

    Power and beauty combined

  • 06/08/18
    Technology

    Emotional and functional

  • 06/01/18
    Models

    114 proofs of love

  • 05/30/18
    Company

    Speed Machines

  • 05/30/18
    Models

    Ready to Peak

  • 05/25/18
    Technology

    What a work horse!

  • 05/24/18
    Technology

    Every gram counts

  • 05/18/18
    Technology

    "It's just fun!"

  • 05/15/18
    Company

    One night in GTI heaven

  • 05/03/18
    Technology

    “The race is still on!”

  • 05/02/18
    Models

    Air-cooled May cult

  • 04/30/18
    Technology

    No words needed

  • 04/23/18
    Technology

    Next step on the way up

  • 04/17/18
    Volkswagen Newsroom

    All good things come in three

  • 04/05/18
    Technology

    The future is at hand

  • 03/29/18
    Models

    The new Touareg – A Reason to be Proud

    What a treat for the Volkswagen employees at the Wolfsburg factory. Even before its official European premiere, they get to see the brand’s new flagship with its gleaming rims, shiny finish, and purring engine. The SUV is exhibited at various locations across the expansive factory grounds. It’s a wonderful surprise. Filled with joy, pride and admiration, many employees seize the opportunity to get to know the crown jewel first-hand.
  • 03/29/18
    Company

    A reunion of legends

  • 03/21/18
    Models

    A road trip to the world première in Beijing

    In early March, world record-holding driver Rainer Zietlow left the Bratislava factory in Slovakia in a new Touareg – still in camouflage – and set his sights on China. The 16,000-kilometre route passes through eleven countries. The SUV has been built in Bratislava since 2002; the new Touareg will celebrate its world première in Beijing on 23 March. Read his journal here.
  • 03/20/18
    Models

    A road trip to the world première in Beijing

    In early March, world record-holding driver Rainer Zietlow left the Bratislava factory in Slovakia in a new Touareg – still in camouflage – and set his sights on China. The 16,000-kilometre route passes through eleven countries. The SUV has been built in Bratislava since 2002; the new Touareg will celebrate its world première in Beijing on 23 March. Read his journal here.
  • 03/19/18
    Models

    A Road Trip to the World Premiere in Beijing

    In early March, world-record-holding driver Rainer Zietlow left the Bratislava factory in Slovakia in a new Touareg – still in camouflage – and set his sights on China. The 16,000-kilometre route passes through eleven countries. The SUV has been built in Bratislava since 2002; the new Touareg will celebrate its world première in Beijing on 23 March. Read his journal here.
  • 03/16/18
    Models

    A road trip to the world première in Beijing

    In early March, world-record-holding driver Rainer Zietlow left the Bratislava factory in Slovakia in a new Touareg – still in camouflage – and set his sights on China. The 16,000-kilometre route passes through eleven countries. The SUV has been built in Bratislava since 2002; the new Touareg will celebrate its world première in Beijing on 23 March. Read his journal here.
  • 03/16/18
    Technology

    Diversity is Key

  • 03/16/18
    Models

    Back in the spotlight

  • 03/15/18
    Models

    Innovations have to have a human touch

    The Motor Show in Geneva is open for visitors until Sunday. The Volkswagen booth presents its Volkswagen Move Forward talk every day. Experts answer questions on the future of mobility, the future in the digital world, and intelligent driving solutions in the future.  Presenter, Sarah Elsser, describes her personal experience of the talks at the Volkswagen exhibition booth to us here.