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UR:BAN research initiative presents the driver assistance systems of tomorrow

UR:BAN research initiative presents the driver assistance systems of tomorrow

Press releases   •   May 20, 2014 09:29 BST

The UR:BAN research initiative has presented its interim results in a presentation in Braunschweig. Together with its 30 partners, Volkswagen Group Research is there to present intelligent and cooperative driver assistance systems for future transportation which will enable safe, stress-free and rapid driving in complex urban traffic.

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

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

Press releases   •   Nov 20, 2013 13:10 GMT

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.

New Board Members for development at Volkswagen and Audi brands

New Board Members for development at Volkswagen and Audi brands

Press releases   •   Jun 21, 2013 12:23 BST

► Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg to be Board Member for development of Audi and to head development coordination for the Volkswagen Group ► Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neußer to be Board Member for development of the Volkswagen brand