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Our automotive future is formed by social conditions and trends. It is our task to anticipate the future needs of our customers and to convert these needs into innovative technologies.

The technological challenges of the future can only be mastered by intensive research and networked cooperation both inside and outside the company. Our mission is to continue meeting our customers’ wishes for individual and affordable mobility through sustainable technologies. We work together with our partners to achieve this goal.

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This topic currently forms part of Volkswagen Group Research activities to study feasibility and does not constitute part of series equipment, nor are there currently any plans for series use.


Note on fuel consumption and CO2 values in the
Volkswagen Corporate Website

Wolfsburg, November 17, 2015

As we informed you in the press release entitled "Internal investigations at Volkswagen identify irregularities in CO2 levels" issued on November 3, 2015, and "Next step in clarifying the CO2 issue" issued on November 13, 2015, the CO2 values and therefore the fuel consumption data published by Volkswagen for some models are incorrectly stated. We are currently reviewing which models are specifically affected. The list of affected models for model year 2016 compiled according to current knowledge is available here.

Please take into consideration that the CO2 emissions and therefore the fuel consumption data published on the are therefore subject to reservation until this issue has been resolved and may be incorrectly stated.

In cooperation with the responsible authorities, Volkswagen is doing everything in its power to clarify the further course of action as quickly as possible and ensure the correct classification and presentation of the CO2 and fuel consumption values for the vehicles affected.

Thank you for your understanding.

Volkswagen Group Communications