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  • Volkswagen brand deliveries rise in May
    Jun 16, 2017 | Company
    Volkswagen unveils the new Polo in Berlin

    The new Polo has arrived! Volkswagen is presenting the completely redesigned generation of this best-selling car at a world premiere today in Berlin. With a clear, powerful design, much greater room, more efficient engines and pioneering driver assistance systems, the new Polo is set to continue its story of success. Dr Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management, explains: "The Polo is a young, fresh car. It combines charisma with strong technology. No other car offers so much space for its size. This makes our Polo the number one compact car, and it will remain number one."

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  • Volkswagen brand deliveries rise in May
    Jun 9, 2017 | Company
    Volkswagen brand deliveries rise in May

    The Volkswagen brand delivered 513,500 vehicles to customers worldwide in May, an increase of 3.5 percent compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. Jürgen Stackmann,
    Volkswagen Brand Board Member for Sales, commented: “May was a successful month for the Volkswagen brand. Our deliveries grew in almost all key markets. As a result, our overall delivery figures for the period January to May are at last year’s level.

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  • Volkswagen launches new joint venture for e-mobility in China
    Jun 1, 2017 | Company
    Volkswagen launches new joint venture for e-mobility in China

    The Volkswagen Group is expanding its successful engagement in the People’s Republic of China with a new joint venture. In the presence of Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Volkswagen signed a joint venture agreement with the Chinese automaker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC) in Berlin today. Each of the partners is to hold a 50 percent stake in the new company, which is to develop, produce and market electric vehicles and mobility services.

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  • From Beetle producer to a global provider of mobility services: The Volkswagen Group has been democratizing mobility for 80 years
    May 26, 2017 | Company
    From Beetle producer to a global provider of mobility services: The Volkswagen Group has been democratizing mobility for 80 years

    80 years ago marked the beginning of one of the most successful automobile producers in the world. On May 28, 1937, the predecessor to today’s Volkswagen Group, “Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH” (“Corporation to prepare the way for the German People’s Car”) was established in Berlin. A company, whose history began with the production of the Beetle, has developed over the past 80 years into a global player with 12 brands, 120 production sites on four continents, more than 620,000 employees and more than 10 million vehicles sold per year.

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  • Volkswagen intends to almost halve environmental impact of production by 2025
    May 24, 2017 | Company
    Volkswagen intends to almost halve environmental impact of production by 2025

    The Volkswagen brand has set itself new, ambitious targets for reducing the environmental impact of production. By 2025, vehicles and components are to be produced in a way which is 45 percent more environmentally compatible than in 2010, the reference year for the current Think Blue. Factory. environmental program.

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