Press Releases

VW Group reports solid H1 2014 business growth despite difficult market environment

Jul 31, 2014 12:32 BST Volkswagen UK ►First-half sales revenue only slightly up on the prior-year period at EUR98.8 billion due to currency-related factors ►Operating profit rises by 0.4 billion to EUR6.2 billion ►Profit before tax grows by 17.5 per cent to EUR7.8 billion ►Net liquidity in Automotive Division remains high at EUR14.0 billion

Xavier Chardon to head Marketing at Volkswagen Passenger Cars

Jul 28, 2014 11:17 BST Volkswagen UK Xavier Chardon (42) has been appointed as the new Head of Marketing at the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. He succeeds Simon Thomas (54), who will leave the company. Dr. Wolf-Stefan Specht (45) takes over from Chardon as Head of Sales Europe at Volkswagen Passenger Cars.

Welcome to the Hotel VW California!

Jul 24, 2014 11:49 BST Volkswagen UK • Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles partners with LateRooms.com to offer a unique experience • Six California SE camper vans made available for booking as 'rooms' • Temple Island, Henley-on-Thames is the first site for Hotel VW California

Jul 18, 2014 16:34 BST Propel Technology Team continues to grow with purchase of two new Formula Renault 2.0 cars and entering Eurocup rounds in late 2014

Joining bricks and clicks: VW's flagship West London site takes shape

Jul 18, 2014 12:40 BST Volkswagen UK Construction of the biggest and most impressive of all Volkswagen's UK retail sites - the new Volkswagen West London - is now well underway. After several years of planning, work on the new three storey site located next to the elevated section of the M4 motorway in London began in February. Since then construction has progressed on schedule, with the new site due to open in November.

Make Sure Your Child is a Little Belter

Jul 17, 2014 11:33 BST Rochdale Borough Council

Jul 16, 2014 11:21 BST Propel Technology New smart fortwo and smart forfour feature customized JBL audio by HARMAN

New Volkswagen SUV to be produced in Chattnooga

Jul 14, 2014 14:22 BST Volkswagen UK ►Winterkorn: “This model will play a key role for Volkswagen’s presence in North America” ►Volkswagen Group of America to invest approximately $900 million in the project ►Second model to be produced in Chattanooga, alongside US Passat, from end of 2016 ►Approximately 2,000 additional jobs to be created ►Establishment of a National Research & Development and Planning Centre in Chattanooga

VW’s “Think Blue. Factory.” environmental programme wins eco award

Jul 14, 2014 08:24 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen’s environmental programme “Think Blue. Factory.” wins National Energy Globe Award Germany ► The National Energy Globe Awards honour a country's best environmental projects ► The award for the best environmental programme in Germany goes to “Think Blue. Factory.”

Every goal counts: VW makes UNESCO Foundation donation

Jul 11, 2014 12:27 BST Volkswagen UK As the partner of six national soccer teams, the Volkswagen brand is donating 1,000 Euro for each goal scored by its partner teams in Brazil to the UNESCO Foundation – Education for Children in Need. Under the motto of “Goals for Good”, the total amount accumulated to date for a charitable project is currently 43,000 Euro.