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Lesjöfors company Centrum B worldwide spring supplier to Kiekert

Apr 09, 2014 09:15 BST Lesjöfors AB Centrum B is one of the top suppliers to automobile technology producer Kiekert. In a ceremony, Centrum B was awarded the prestiguos mandate to serve Kiekert worldwide with high-quality springs.

Forty years young: Volkswagen Golf stands the test of time

Mar 28, 2014 10:18 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen is celebrating the 40th birthday of the most successful European car of all time: the Golf. More than 30 million vehicles of the best-seller have been sold and from the first to the seventh generation, the Golf has been a pioneer of technological progress.

VW Passenger Cars brand delivers 923,100 vehicles  in first two months / +3.3 per cent

Mar 11, 2014 11:37 GMT Volkswagen UK Wolfsburg, March 11, 2014: Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 923,100 (January-February 2013: 893.300; +3.3 per cent) vehicles to customers in the first two months of this year. The brand also grew deliveries for the month of February, when customers took possession of 407,600 (February 2013: 401,400; +1.5 per cent) new vehicles.

Geneva 2014: VW Group invests more than ever in eco-friendly products

Mar 07, 2014 16:30 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen Group invests more than ever before in eco-friendly products • More than €10 billion for research and development for the first time • EU new vehicle fleet better than target, at about 128 grams CO2 / km • Already 54 model variants below 100 grams CO2 / km • Chairman of the Board of Management Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “We have the world’s largest low-CO2 fleet.”

Geneva 2014: VW launches 'Future Tracks' programme to respond to new challenges

Mar 07, 2014 12:35 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen Group launches future-oriented “Future Tracks” programme • Group to reorient “thinking and action” to new challenges • Cooperation of “best developers, production experts and strategists” planned • Chairman of the Board of Management Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “The automobile industry must not bury its head in the sand.”

Start of Golf production in Mexico marks another milestone for Volkswagen Group in North America

Jan 15, 2014 09:07 GMT Volkswagen UK ► Mexican Secretary of Economy, Dr. Guajardo, and Volkswagen CEO, Prof. Dr. Winterkorn, inaugurate production of the new Volkswagen Golf at the Puebla plant ► The Volkswagen Group is investing US$7 billion in new products and modern production facilities in North America in period to 2018 ► Volkswagen de México celebrates 50th anniversary

Volkswagen Group delivers 8.68 million vehicles in period to end of November

Dec 18, 2013 12:22 GMT Volkswagen UK • 4.7 per cent increase from January to November • 828,600 vehicles delivered in November / +4.3 per cent* • Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Deliveries in November developed well. Challenges remain.”

Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivers 5.40 million vehicles in period to November

Dec 10, 2013 10:31 GMT Volkswagen UK The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand recorded a good delivery performance in November with volumes up 3.4 percent to 522,100 (November 2012: 504,800) units. 5.40 (January-November 2012: 5.22) million vehicles were handed over to customers from January to November, an increase of 3.4 percent.

Volkswagen Group extends innovation leadership in drive technologies

Dec 06, 2013 10:27 GMT Volkswagen UK ► Pole position in Centre of Automotive Management ranking ► Winterkorn: “Strong innovation is the key to sustainable mobility”

European Commission study: Volkswagen Group tops global R&D investment ranking

Nov 20, 2013 13:10 GMT Volkswagen UK The Volkswagen Group is the world’s largest private sector R&D investor. That is one of the key findings of the European Commission’s annual “Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard” based on a sample of 2,000 international companies from various sectors of industry taken in 2012. With research and development costs of €9.5 billion the Volkswagen Group tops the study’s ranking for the first time.