Volkswagen

Volkswagen

Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded in 1937 and headquartered in Wolfsburg. The group's biggest market is in China, which delivers 40% of its sales and profits.

CEO Herbert Diess at the Annual General Meeting: “With NEW AUTO, we will reinvent Volkswagen”

Backed by its ability to scale platforms globally, the Volkswagen Group intends to further expand its share of the e-mobility market, Diess said. He reaffirmed his conviction that e-mobility is the only way to significantly reduce CO2 emissions in road t...

Pub: Jul 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen Group more than doubles deliveries of all-electric vehicles in first half year

As regards BEV deliveries by regions, the Group’s home market of Europe was clearly in the lead in the first half year, with 128,078 vehicles (share: 74.9 percent). Here, the Group was the market leader, with a share of about 26 percent in BEV deliveries. ...

Pub: Jul 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen Group continues switch to low-emission logistics with LNG ships

The further decarbonization of shipping will result in substantial CO2 reductions, with the use of liquid gas enabling Volkswagen to cut the ships’ CO2 emissions by up to 25 percent (tank-to-wake). In line with the Group’s commitment to e-mobility and clim...

Pub: Jul 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen’s Supervisory Board welcomes new Group strategy – New service contract for Chairman of the Board of Management Dr. Herbert Diess

The Group Board of Management presented its strategy, aimed at maintaining the Group’s role as a global leader in an automotive industry shaped by e-mobility and software, to the Supervisory Board under the heading “New Auto”. Since – having set its course...

Pub: Jul 12, 2021 by J. Doe
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New functions and greater comfort: Volkswagen launches Over-the-Air Updates for the ID. family

Extensive improvements thanks to Over-the-Air Updatesmodels comes with many functional improvements: these include enhanced ID. Light functionalities, optimised surroundings recognition and dynamic main beam control, improved operability and design modific...

Pub: Jul 6, 2021 by J. Doe
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Special edition Tiguan URBAN SPORT available to order now

Volkswagen is launching another attractive special edition model: the Tiguan URBAN SPORT. The emphatically sporty equipment line features expressive design highlights on the exterior – above all the URBAN SPORT lettering on the doors.The special edition mo...

Pub: Jul 5, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen congratulates former Chairman of the Board of Management, Prof. Dr. Carl H. Hahn, on his 95th birthday

Carl Hahn Junior came to Volkswagen, still Volkswagenwerk GmbH, at the age of 28 in 1954. Back then, he was assistant to the managing director at the time, Heinrich Nordhoff. It was he who sent Hahn to the USA in 1959 to set up and lead Volkswagen of Ameri...

Pub: Jul 2, 2021 by J. Doe
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The new Polo GTI: A modern sports car in the best tradition

In the automobile world, there are three letters that have had a magic sound to them for approaching five decades now: GTI. Since the original GTI in 1976, Volkswagen has ensured that this code is synonymous with outstanding driving pleasure in the compact...

Pub: Jun 30, 2021 by J. Doe
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New dealership concept Volkswagen R

Just in time to celebrate the delivery of the 250,000th R model in Switzerland, Volkswagen R is showcasing itself at dealerships with an exclusive product highlight presentation. Dark surfaces and high-quality details create a premium atmosphere and unders...

Pub: Jun 23, 2021 by J. Doe
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Configuration now possible: launch of the new Polo with standard Digital Cockpit and Infotainment system

Volkswagen has developed a technical and visual update for the Polo. Pre-sales are starting now with extended standard features. One of the features that are always on board is the Digital Cockpit – digital instruments with a display diameter of 20.32 cm. ...

Pub: Jun 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen plans to use new 3D printing process in vehicle production in the years ahead

In addition, the company has entered into a software partnership with Siemens and expanded its existing collaboration with printer manufacturer HP Inc. With the first full-scale use of binder jetting, they intend to acquire important experience and learn, ...

Pub: Jun 18, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen actively involved in generational discussions at Kultursymposium Weimar hosted by Goethe-Institut

Volkswagen has supported and been part of Kultursymposium Weimar since its inception.Johannes Ebert, CEO and Secretary General of the Goethe-Institut, emphasised the importance of a pluralistic debate with global social relevance: “The 2021 Kultursymposium...

Pub: Jun 13, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen’s Supervisory Board reaches agreement with Prof. Martin Winterkorn on EUR 11.2 million in compensation

Based on the outcome of this investigation, the Supervisory Board has concluded that Prof. Winterkorn breached his duties of care as former Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG by failing, in the period from 27 July 2015 on, to comprehensiv...

Pub: Jun 11, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen invests a further €500 million in sustainable battery activities with Northvolt AB

Arno Antlitz, Group Board Member for Finance and IT: With this investment, we are strengthening our strategic partnership with Northvolt as a supplier of sustainable battery cells which are produced using renewable energy and are comprehensively recyclable...

Pub: Jun 10, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volkswagen Group, BASF, Daimler AG and Fairphone start partnership for sustainable Lithium mining in Chile

Due to the expansion of e-mobility and digitization, the demand for lithium as key material in batteries is expected to grow in the next years. The World’s largest lithium reserves and large parts of the total production are located in the Salar de Atacama...

Pub: Jun 9, 2021 by J. Doe
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