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New Volkswagen SUV to be produced in Chattnooga

New Volkswagen SUV to be produced in Chattnooga

Press releases   •   Jul 14, 2014 14:22 BST

►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

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

Press releases   •   Jul 14, 2014 08:24 BST

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

Volkswagen Group expands production capacity in China

Press releases   •   Jul 07, 2014 11:19 BST

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.

Volkswagen reveals first details of hi-tech all new Passat

Volkswagen reveals first details of hi-tech all new Passat

Press releases   •   May 26, 2014 09:07 BST

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.