Press Releases

Volkswagen Group starts electro-mobility campaign in China

Apr 22, 2014 10:25 BST Volkswagen UK ► CEO Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “We are launching the biggest initiative for e-mobility in China’s automotive history.” ► Over €18 billion to be spent on new vehicles, technologies and plants up to 2018 ► Over 500,000 employees at more than 3,600 dealerships in 2018 ► Vehicle deliveries in China targeted to top 3.5 million for first time in 2014

Volkswagen launches “Think Blue. Nature.” nature conservation and biodiversity project in Mexico

Apr 08, 2014 14:04 BST Volkswagen UK ► Long-term commitment to state-supported biodiversity corridor in the Sierra Madre supplements previous environmental sustainability projects ► Young environmental ambassadors help plant trees and clean watercourses ► Cooperation between Mexican and German bodies ► “Por Amor al Planeta” nature conservation prize awarded for the eighth time

Wind of Change Blows Through Rochdale

Apr 01, 2014 14:46 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is confirming that a wind turbine pilot site at the former Hill Top School in Kirkholt is now fully operational and already generating electricity.

Scandinavia's Most Sustainable Brands

Mar 31, 2014 21:39 BST Sustainable Brand Insight Lantmännen, Stormberg, SuperBrugsen, and Valio ranked as most sustainable brands in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland respectively according to brand survey Sustainable Brand Index 2014.

Meeting climate targets may require reducing meat and dairy consumption

Mar 31, 2014 08:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology Greenhouse gas emissions from food production may threaten the UN climate target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Mar 25, 2014 12:22 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Residents living in Langley, Middleton, have been working with officers from Recycle for Greater Manchester to plan and host their own recycling event.

Mar 20, 2014 16:00 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council may develop the first publically owned solar farm in Greater Manchester to help cement its desire to become the ‘greenest’ authority in Britain.

Global Food Crisis Climbs on EU Agenda

Mar 13, 2014 08:52 GMT Plantagon International AB BRUSSELS, March 4th. For the first time in the European Parliament, representatives from the Commission, the Parliament, experts in the field and invited participants met to discuss urban agriculture as an integral part of urban planning.

Order books open today for all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf ahead of June deliveries

Mar 11, 2014 08:51 GMT Volkswagen UK From today, 11 March, customers can place orders for the fully electric Volkswagen e-Golf, which is priced at £25,845 on the road (including £5,000 Government grant or £30,845 RRP). The e-Golf can be ordered from one of 24 Volkswagen EV specialist Retailers across the UK, with the first deliveries expected at the end of June.

Mar 10, 2014 17:37 GMT Relacom Relacom reorganises its senior management to strengthen its operations in the countries where it operates. The local management in each country will have greater operational responsibilities, and the board will take a more active role.