September 2015
  • Pattern – A template is created to ensure the patches of carbon fabric cover the hole exactly.

    Operation Carbon

    Specially trained flying doctors from Sant'Agata Bolognese are on duty all over the world. Their mission is to maintain and heal damaged parts made from...

August 2015
  • Factory driver Mark Webber takes a first look at the Boxster Spyder

    Spyder meets Spyder

    Home round with two of the purest roadsters: Factory driver Mark Webber at the wheel of the brand-new Boxster Spyder and the legendary 550 Spyder...

  • 2015-08-28

    Thousands of fans and fantastic cars at Europe's largest Beetle meet in Travemünde

    Europe's largest Beetle fan community has been meeting for the eleventh time on Travemünde's Baltic coast for the Beetle Sunshine Tour...

  • 2015-08-26

    A shared solution

    New mobility is one of four business fields at Volkswagen Financial Services AG, which owns Volkswagen New Mobility Services...

  • The fans (from left to right): Sebastian Winkler, Günther Ebschke, Ralf Petruck, George and André Kasberger

    Polo rules in the Ruhr

    The biggest Polo fans live in the Ruhr valley. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the best-selling model, we arranged a tour of the Landscape Park...

  • 2015-08-20

    The new generation of safety systems at MAN

    MAN's new generation of the EBA emergency braking system combines information from the radar sensor in the front end and from the windscreen-mounted...

  • 2015-08-17

    The network

    The car of the future is part of the Internet of Things, where machines exchange information with each other. Engineers and computer scientists at...

  • Trigeneration Plant

    Automobili Lamborghini's factory and historic headquarters become CO2-neutral in 2015

    Automobili Lamborghini inaugurated new trigeneration and district heating systems, two of the main projects that lead to the Sant'Agata Bolognese...

  • Symbolic check handover to the International Peatland Conservation Fund (from left to right): Olaf Tschimpke (NABU President), Thomas Tennhardt (NABU Vice President), Lars-Henner Santelmann (Sales and Marketing Executive of Volkswagen Financial Services AG), Wolfram Thomas (Group Representative for Environment, Energy and New Business of Volkswagen AG) and Leif Miller (NABU Managing Director).

    NABU and Volkswagen Financial Services International Peatland Conservation Fund picks up speed

    First peatland conservation projects on Poland's Baltic coast. Scientific study of peatland conservation in northern Eurasia completed. Programme for...

  • 2015-08-07

    In the world's largest sandpit

    Peter Meyer works on Fraser Island in Australia. The 44-year-old Australian with German roots is a ranger for Fraser Explorer Tours and drives visitors...

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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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.

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 2015-07-02

    The Electrification of the Passat:
    The GTE

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

  • 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.

    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...