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July 2015
  • 2015-07-31

    Hot Heart: Hi-tech Drive for Superbikes

    When bikers talk about Ducati, only very few of them retain a cool head. At the end of the day, the fiery brand from Bologna has been famous for decades...

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  • 2015-07-29

    Financial Report
    January - June 2015

    The Volkswagen Group reported considerable growth in sales revenue and earnings in the first six months of the year in a very challenging environment...

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  • 2015-07-28

    Power without words

    Officially it's not a sports car, but a road-
going Porsche has never been closer to being a pure sports machine than the new 911 GT3 RS. So what could...

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  • Well wrapped – prior to being baked in the oven, the beauty of the part is far from apparent. It is wrapped in airtight foil like a treasure.
    2015-07-24

    Carrozzeria Carbonara

    The bull brand has been applying enormous expertise in its use of carbon-fiber reinforced plastics for the last 30 years. The Aventador is the first...

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  • The new Audi production site in Münchsmünster is approximately 30 kilometers (18.6 mi) east of the main production facility in Ingolstadt.
    2015-07-23

    Audi production in Münchsmünster is picking up speed

    By 2017, a total of 900 employees will be working at the site and shipping out 26 million parts worldwide annually. The production site in Münchsmünster...

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  • Spoilt for choice: the jury had to inspect 42 rare automobiles which had entered the Concours d'Elégance. Here, the jury is viewing a 1939 Lancia Astura.
    2015-07-20

    Schloss Bensberg Classics sets new standards again

    For the seventh time, the prestigious event held near Cologne attracted classic car enthusiasts from throughout the world. The Concours d'Elégance...

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  • 2015-07-16

    Opera star sings in Wolfsburg: Volkswagen sponsors open-air concert with Vesselina Kasarova

    An impressive open-air gala concert staged at Wolfsburg Castle marked the climax to the Soli Deo Gloria summer festival. The concert was given by...

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  • 2015-07-16

    Viva México → Viva Audi

    When the new Audi Q5 rolls off the line in San José Chiapa in 2016, Audi will have 3,800 new employees on-board in Mexico. Around 600 of them are being...

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  • 2015-07-15

    Record breaking

    The dimensions of container ships are gigantic. Up to four soccer fields could fit on them. And this is not the end - the race for the record...

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  • 2015-07-14

    V-Charge: Volkswagen pushes development of automated parking and charging of electric vehicles

    Volkswagen AG aspires to holding the leading position in the field of automated parking. A look into the near future of automated parking is given by...

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  • In the Audi Production Lab, production planners are working on innovative technologies for the production processes of the future. A promising technology is hand projection. The laptop is in a backpack. Camera and projector are on the shoulder.
    2015-07-10

    Dream Machines - Simulation Technologies

    Mexico is very close to Ingolstadt. One command on a tablet is all it takes. In virtual reality on the powerwall, the entire facade is shown in...

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  • 2015-07-08

    eBEETLE Car Race

    The eBEETLE final is taking place during IdeenExpo (IdeasExpo) 2015 in Hanover. In this climax to the competition, the six very individually designed...

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  • 2015-07-06

    100 years of MAN trucks and buses

    "MAN can look back on an eventful past, with periods of new beginnings, success, but also very challenging times. We are now in a period of...

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  • 2015-07-02

    The Electrification of the Passat:
    The GTE

    Volkswagen - Shaping the future of mobility / Publication VIAVISION - July 2015

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  • The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles cooperate in top-class lumberjack sport. During the 2015 Champions Trophy in Florence, Italy, VWN appeared at its first international STS competition.
    2015-07-01

    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles supports STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series

    The focus of the PR and marketing collaboration is on professionals in the outdoor sector. Dr. Günther Scherelis, Head of Communications at Volkswagen...

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June 2015
  • Cars from ŠKODA will also in the future set themselves apart from the competition thanks to their convincing balance between functionality and aesthetics, explains Kabaň.
    2015-06-29

    ŠKODA Chief Designer Jozef Kabaň: "Aesthetics and functionality combined"

    Design is becoming increasingly important in the automotive sector. This was the conclusion of ŠKODA's Chief Designer Jozef Kabaň and Prof. Dr. Peter...

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  • 2015-06-25

    Mission to the moon:
    AUDI AG supports the German Team at Google Lunar XPRIZE

    Nearly 45 years after NASA's Apollo 17 completed the last manned mission to the moon, the cooperating partners have selected the old landing site of...

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  • 2015-06-25

    Application process for the fourth "Science Award for Electrochemistry" of BASF and Volkswagen starts now

    Outstanding scientists from all over the world are now able to submit applications online at www.science-award.com. The website also explains the...

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  • The new Sharan
    2015-06-24

    Sharan launches with new engines and extensive networking features

    For two decades the highly flexible Sharan has been one of European families' main motoring companions. In addition...

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  • New ŠKODA Superb Estate: Start of Production at Kvasiny
    2015-06-22

    New ŠKODA Superb Estate: Start of Production at Kvasiny

    In order to accommodate the production of the new ŠKODA Superb and the new ŠKODA Superb Estate, ŠKODA has made significant investments into new...

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  • Nick Mason, Pink Floyd’s drummer, is driving the Auto Union Type D twin-supercharger from 1939 for Audi Tradition at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
    2015-06-19

    Audi Tradition with classic vehicles in Goodwood

    Audi Tradition lines up on the grid at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed in southern England with two and four wheels: Nick Mason, the Pink Floyd...

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  • Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6
    2015-06-17

    Bentley defines future of luxury and performance

    The concept Bentley's EXP 10 Speed 6 shows the future dircection of luxury and performance using the finest materials and advanced hybrid technology...

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  • A roll-off skip loader with HydroDrive from MAN at the Bernburg salt mine
    2015-06-17

    Tightrope act 500 metres underground

    Taken apart, packaged, lowered down and reassembled deep below the earth – a roll-off skip loader with HydroDrive from MAN is put into service at the...

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  • Wind of Change
    2015-06-15

    Winds of change

    Taking curves at faster speeds, while consuming less fuel in the process - aerodynamics play no small role here. The new aero-acoustic wind tunnel at the..

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  • Battery-powered clamp pliers relieve the pressure on finger joints when fitting clip connectors.
    2015-06-11

    Force measurement - Group's production ergonomics department

    Volkswagen gives top priority to ergonomics and its aim of finding the optimal interaction between people and the objects they use. The primary...

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