Archive for September, 2014

Classic Volkswagen Beetle Model to Go on Sale

Friday, September 26th, 2014


Volkswagen has recently announced that a new Beetle will join the model lineup this week. The new Beetle model will start at $20,195 for the 1.8T Coupe variant. Volkswagen believes that this new model will add value to the Beetle’s history and story, while also adding new standard features to the model. The Beetle Classic sits on 17-inch “Heritage” aluminum-alloy wheels and has a leather-wrapped shifter knob and handbrake lever. The new model will also have a convertible option that will also go on sale in early 2015. The starting price for the convertible model will be $25,995. If you would like to read the full article please click on the link below:

http://media.vw.com/release/843/

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The All-New Volkswagen Touareg

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014


The latest generation of the Volkswagen Touareg was designed to transcend borders and set new standards; while also being perfectly prepared for anything imaginable. The All-New Volkswagen Touareg features a clear design with first-class quality and an uncompromising fit that will offer you a serene driving experience. The accessories that are made available for this model offer first-class functionality and feature sophisticated system technology. Although the new model will not hit dealership showrooms until early next year, the vehicle will go on sale this fall in other parts of the world. If you would like to read the full article please click on the link below:

http://www.vwvortex.com/news/volkswagen-news/volkswagen-accessories-catalogue-upcoming-touareg-surfaces-online/   

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Volkswagen to be World Champions of World Rally Championship

Friday, September 19th, 2014


At the World Rally Championship Australia, Volkswagen celebrated winning the manufacturer’s standings in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Perhaps the best part about all this is that the drivers’ world championship will be guaranteed to a Volkswagen driver – either Sebastian Ogier or his teammate Jari-Matti Latvala will win the award. After the race in Australia we know that the Volkswagen title, as well as the prospect that the drivers’ and co-drivers’ titles can only be won by Volkswagen drivers hand Volkswagen Motorsport their fourth, fifth and sixth FIA world championship titles in motorsport. Additionally, this marks the fastest title victory in Volkswagen’s standing since the current point system was introduced four years ago. If you would like to read the full article please click on the link below:

http://www.vwvortex.com/news/motorsport-news/2014-facts-winning-world-rally-championship/  

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Volkswagen Adds New Engine to Touareg

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014


Volkswagen recently announced that the 2015 Volkswagen Touareg lineup will receive a new sibling – powered by a 3.0 liter TDI V6, the new Touareg model will become available for order in Europe next month. The newly redesigned vehicle will feature lower CO2 emissions that will be Euro 6 compliant. The new Volkswagen Touareg combines comfort and convenience features of a superior SUV with all-terrain attributes. The German automaker has also given the Touareg a sharper look and enhanced fuel efficiency. The interior features new materials, color and switches. If you would like to read the full article please click on the link below:

http://www.inautonews.com/facelifted-volkswagen-touareg-gains-new-engine#.VBilTmOtZnU

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Volkswagen Halts Vehicle Production at Russian Facility

Friday, September 12th, 2014


Volkswagen is currently stalling car production at its plant in Kaluga – Sources say that Volkswagen is set to lower production at Kaluga to 120,000 vehicles this year, instead of 150,000. The Russian facility is used to produce the Volkswagen Polo and Tiguan models as well as the Skoda Fabia and Octavia. “Nevertheless Volkswagen Group is fully committed to the Russian market and is consecutively fulfilling its investment program in Russia,” a spokesman said. If you would like to read the full article please click on the link below:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/07/volkswagen-russia-idUSL5N0R80DY20140907

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Passenger Cars on the Rise for Volkswagen

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014


The Volkswagen passenger cars brand has delivered over four million vehicles between January and August of this year – this represents a 3.4% increase in sales compared to the previous year. In North America, Volkswagen delivered 387,600 units during the same period, representing a 13.4% increase compared to the previous year. As deliveries continue to increase, Volkswagen is playing their cards safely; Board Member for Sales and Marketing for VW Group, Christian Kingler, said: “We are still feeling the effects of the very challenging situation on the world markets. However, we also continue to benefit from the tailwind in China and Western Europe.” If you would like to read the full article please click on the link below:

http://www.vwvortex.com/news/volkswagen-news/volkswagen-passenger-cars-brand-delivers-four-million-vehicles-period-august/

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Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid Production is Efficient as well

Friday, September 5th, 2014


The latest accomplishment in the Volkswagen world revolves around the best-selling, 204 HP plug-in hybrid model. This vehicle on average consumes less than a gallon of fuel for every 62 miles and now its construction method has been simplified and made more efficient as well. Due to the latest modular transverse matrix (MQB), now the GTE Plug-in vehicle can be manufactured on the same manufacturing line as all other Golf variants.

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http://www.vwvortex.com/news/volkswagen-news/golf-gte-production-with-cutting-edge-technology/

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Volkswagen Jetta First Launches in USA

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014


The Volkswagen Jetta is considered to be one of the most successful sedans ever built and sold – with over 14 million units sold since 1979, the Volkswagen Jetta is a fan favorite. This vehicle has been the number 1 selling Volkswagen model in America for decades, and now the German automaker will launch the new Jetta in the USA – this model has been redesigned and re-engineered, so we can expect an array of changes. Some key facts on the world premiere of the new Jetta include: Front and rear of the Jetta have been redesigned; the Jetta features a completely re-developed 2.0 TDI Clean Diesel that meets the most stringent emissions standards in the world; fuel economy of all engine versions was further reduced based on a 10 percent improvement in aerodynamics and a reduction in rolling resistance; Blind Spot Detection; Rear Traffic Alert; and Front Assist. If you would like to read the full article please click on the link below:

http://www.vwvortex.com/news/volkswagen-news/new-jetta-key-aspects/  

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