Press Releases

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.”

Volkswagen Group expands production capacity in China

Jul 07, 2014 11:19 BST Volkswagen UK Wolfsburg/Beijing, July 7, 2014: In the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and President and CEO of Volkswagen Group China, today signed a joint declaration for two new vehicle plants in China together with Xu Jianyi, Chairman of FAW.

Agomir to support IRITS Rail Summit 2015

Jun 06, 2014 09:00 BST IRITS 2015 International Rail Infrastructure and Technology Summit (IRITS) is delighted to welcome the Italian specialist software developers and system managers, Agomir S.p.A. as a Gold Sponsor. IRITS 2015 takes place in Barcelona from 18-20 February 2015.

Transport for London to take part in IRITS Rail Summit 2015

Jun 04, 2014 13:00 BST IRITS 2015 International Rail Infrastructure and Technology Summit (IRITS) is proud to announce the participation of Transport for London (TfL) at IRITS 2015, which takes place in Barcelona from 18-20 February 2015. TfL will be represented by Mr George McInulty, Programme Director of Infrastructure, London Underground and Rail.

Volkswagen reveals first details of hi-tech all new Passat

May 26, 2014 09:07 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen has revealed the first technical details of the all-new Passat saloon and Estate, ahead of the cars’ unveiling in July and their public premiere at the Paris Motor Show in October. The eighth-generation Passat will bring with it a range of new technologies and features, to ensure that even after 41 years and over 23 million sales worldwide, it remains as competitive as ever.

HS2 Ltd to take part in IRITS Rail Summit 2015

May 22, 2014 09:00 BST IRITS 2015 International Rail Infrastructure and Technology Summit (IRITS) is proud to announce the participation of High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd at IRITS 2015, which takes place in Barcelona from 18-20 February 2015. HS2 Ltd will be represented by Technical Director Prof. Andrew McNaughton.

Volkswagen launches competition for young design talent

May 13, 2014 13:10 BST Volkswagen UK The first worldwide Volkswagen Design Contest has been launched, with the manufacturer seeking young design talent to submit concepts for an exciting car and scenario for a video game. Information can be found at www.volkswagen-design-contest.com. The closing date for entries is 15 August 2014. Three winners can look forward to a six-month internship in the Volkswagen Design department.

LPT-IT to support IRITS Rail Summit 2015

Apr 29, 2014 11:00 BST IRITS 2015 International Rail Infrastructure and Technology Summit (IRITS) is delighted to welcome LPT-IT ApS, the Danish designer and manufacturer of public traffic information systems, as a Gold Sponsor. IRITS 2015 takes place in Barcelona from 18-20 February 2015.

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.