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  • 06/13/24

    Volkswagen announces partnership with Illumination’s DESPICABLE ME 4: Joint campaign in celebration of the new movie

    The mischievous Minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me 4 will now play a key part in Volkswagen’s global campaign. The carmaker is launching a series of marketing actions simultaneously in various markets as part of a global cooperation with the film.
  • 06/03/24

    50 years of Golf production: Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg celebrates its bestseller

    Wolfsburg and the Golf – a perfect combination for 50 years. Mass production of the first model generation began at Volkswagen’s main plant in spring 1974. This Monday, the company celebrated the anniversary with a ceremony under the motto “50 years of Golf production”. The guests gathered in Hall 12 of the Wolfsburg plant included employees from Golf production along with the brand Board of Management led by CEO Thomas Schäfer, representatives from the Group Board of Management, the Chair of the General and Group Works Council Daniela Cavallo and other leading Works Council members, as well as numerous representatives from the world of politics. Minister President Stephan Weil paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of the Volkswagen workforce and the economic significance of the Golf for the State of Lower Saxony and Germany as an industrial powerhouse.
  • The new Volkswagen Golf GTE

    Dynamic and with a long range: Golf GTE and Golf eHybrid now available to order

    The new Golf GTE and the new Golf eHybrid offer new plug-in hybrid technology and a host of enhanced features. With an output of 200 kW (272 PS), the performance drive of the new Golf GTE even surpasses the level of the new Golf GTI thanks to its additional electric power. The Golf eHybrid is designed for maximum comfort and delivers an output of 150 kW (204 PS). The all-electric range of the GTE has been increased to up to 131 kilometres. With the eHybrid, it is even possible to achieve a range of 143 kilometres (combined). In addition, both models come with a DC quick-charging function. On the outside, the distinguishing features of the two compact models include their updated front with LED Plus headlights, as well as redesigned LED tail light clusters and the standard-equipment 17-inch “Richmond” alloy wheels (for GTE) and “Nottingham” (for eHybrid). A modern infotainment system and numerous driver assist systems increase comfort. The comfortable Golf eHybrid can now be configured and ordered at prices starting from 44,240 euros. The dynamic Golf GTE is available from 46,745 euros.

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  • The new Volkswagen Golf eHybrid

    The new Golf - World premiere

    Volkswagen is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Golf. Series production of the bestseller started in Wolfsburg in March 1974. More than 37 million units have followed that first Golf to date. Purely in mathematical terms, this means that over 2,000 people around the world have opted to buy a new Golf every single day over the last 50 years. This makes the compact icon the most successful European car and the best-selling Volkswagen model of all time. Volkswagen is now presenting the latest stage in the Golf’s evolution with a world premiere, featuring a new infotainment system that has been developed from scratch and a next-generation plug-in hybrid drive. The best Golf of the last 50 years will arrive in dealerships this spring.