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  • 17-02-2017-volkswagen-group-delivers-813700-vehicles-in-January-jpg
    Feb 17, 2017 | Company
    Volkswagen Group delivers 813,700 vehicles in January

    In January, the Volkswagen Group handed over 813,700 vehicles to customers worldwide. “Following strong growth last year, special effects in China affected deliveries at the beginning of the year. Especially the early date of the Chinese New Year, the increase in tax on vehicles with small engines and temporary restraint in planning on the part of Audi dealers had an impact on the sales results for January. However, we expect to continue healthy growth in China this year,” said Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft.

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  • 13-02-2017-volkswagen-and-mobileye-sign-agreement-jpg
    Feb 13, 2017 | Company
    Swarm data paves way for autonomous driving: Volkswagen and Mobileye sign agreement

    Volkswagen and Mobileye are planning to implement a new navigation standard for autonomous driving starting in 2018. Future Volkswagen models will use the camera-based map and localisation technology Road Experience Management™ (REM™) from Mobileye. Representatives of the two companies signed an agreement to this effect on 10 February.

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    Feb 7, 2017 | Company
    Touran for the first time Europe's top selling MPV

    Volkswagen's Touran is for the first time Europe's most successful MPV. As ascertained by renowned market research company IHS Automotive, the Touran asserted itself on the European Continent as the top selling MPV with a total of more than 112,000 new registrations in 2016. Thanks to the fold-flat seating (with up to seven seats and 834 litres of boot space) the Touran ranks as one of the most variable multi-purpose vehicles of any class.

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  • 30-01-2017-100-csr-projects-around-the-world.jpg
    Jan 30, 2017 | Company
    100 CSR projects around the world: Volkswagen brand improves water supply, medical care and educational opportunities in India

    Throughout the world, the Volkswagen brand is involved in numerous environmental and social projects beyond the factory gates. 100 current CSR projects are highlighted by the Sustainability Report of the Volkswagen Group and featured on an interactive world map.

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  • Jan 26, 2017 | Company
    Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt to leave the Volkswagen Group Board of Management by mutual agreement – Hiltrud Werner appointed as successor

    Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt is to leave the Volkswagen Group Board of Management by mutual agreement effective January 31, 2017, following the conclusion of comprehensive settlements with the U.S. authorities in connection with the diesel issue. The Supervisory Board thanks Dr. Hohmann-Dennhardt for contributing her outstanding expertise and experience to achieving important milestones, and for supporting the Group in revising its internal guidelines and procedures.

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