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VW Group reports solid H1 2014 business growth despite difficult market environment

VW Group reports solid H1 2014 business growth despite difficult market environment

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2014 12:32 BST

►First-half sales revenue only slightly up on the prior-year period at EUR98.8 billion due to currency-related factors ►Operating profit rises by 0.4 billion to EUR6.2 billion ►Profit before tax grows by 17.5 per cent to EUR7.8 billion ►Net liquidity in Automotive Division remains high at EUR14.0 billion

Xavier Chardon to head Marketing at Volkswagen Passenger Cars

Xavier Chardon to head Marketing at Volkswagen Passenger Cars

Press releases   •   Jul 28, 2014 11:17 BST

Xavier Chardon (42) has been appointed as the new Head of Marketing at the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. He succeeds Simon Thomas (54), who will leave the company. Dr. Wolf-Stefan Specht (45) takes over from Chardon as Head of Sales Europe at Volkswagen Passenger Cars.

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 Group vehicle deliveries rise to almost five million in first half year

VW Group vehicle deliveries rise to almost five million in first half year

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2014 10:14 BST

► January to June figure totals 4.97 million / +5.9 per cent* ► Deliveries in June grow 3.9 per cent to 859,400 units* ► Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “The Group showed satisfactory development in the first six months. The challenges on the various world markets persist.”