October 2016
  • 80-millimeter-pistons-from-the-pre-A-production-era

    Don 176

    Not far from Sacramento, capital of California, is where collector Matt Hummel lives his love for cars with patina. He is an example of the drive to...

  • Charging minus the cable and plug

    New energy

    Electric vehicles of the future will be able to store much more energy and charge their batteries while they are parked without any driver intervention...

  • Corporate Design - Volkswagen I.D. concept

    "The multi-brand strategy makes us more flexible"

    The group evening held at the Fondation Louis Vuitton at the start of the Paris Motor Show focused on design. Michael Mauer, Head of Group Design, spoke...

  • AUDI AG opens automobile plant in Mexico

    AUDI AG opens automobile plant in Mexico

    Audi is further expanding its worldwide production network and thus continuing along its path of global growth. On September 30th, the Audi Board of...

September 2016
  • Over 500 representatives from international media took up the Volkswagen Group's invitation to attend the Group Media Night at the Fondation Louis Vuitton on the eve of the Paris Motor Show.

    Volkswagen Group Media Night Paris 2016

    The Volkswagen Group is systematically moving forward with its transition to the mobility world of tomorrow initiated by the "TOGETHER – Strategy 2025"...

  • 2016-09-21

    Audi opens new, highly efficient paint shop

    Audi has put a new topcoat paint shop into operation at its plant in Ingolstadt. Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl opened...

  • 2016-09-20

    Firework of Innovation – Volkswagen Truck & Bus starts IAA Commercial Vehicle

    Volkswagen Truck & Bus is the start-up within Volkswagen Group, uniting strong, traditional brands that strive for one common goal: shaping the future...

  • 2016-09-16

    Bus Rapid Transit-systems
    Improving everyday life in Accra

    In Ghana's capital city Accra, Scania is rolling out the most comprehensive and complete Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the company’s history...

  • 2016-09-08

    "Autonomous driving brings a new form of freedom"
    Interview with Chief Digital Officer Johann Jungwirth

    The Group is making headway with autonomous driving. According to Chief Digital Officer Johann Jungwirth, the new Audi A8 marks a big step forward for...

  • 2016-09-05

    New Crafter plant in Poland
    Final countdown in Września

    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ new Crafter plant in Września 500 kilometers from the Hanover factory and 50 kilometers from the facility in Poznań is...

August 2016
  • 2016-08-31

    The Legacy of the Steam Engine

    The future is dawning in Zuffenhausen almost without a sound, as Porsche's Mission E is powered purely by electricity. The futuristic concept study...

  • 2016-08-24

    Reliable engines serve lobster-fishing brothers

    The lobster fishing industry off the state of Maine in the United States is known for its large catches and the tough conditions that must be endured...

  • 2016-08-17

    Needle in the Red

    Hardly any other motorcycle brand is as inextricably linked with racing as Ducati. After a period of drought, the red racers are now very much on a...

  • 2016-08-09

    Technology that saves energy

    The MAN Power Engineering business is a leading supplier of large-bore diesel and gas engines, turbomachinery, and gear units. With a workforce of more...

  • 2016-08-05

    ŠKODA receives award for eco-friendly logistics innovation

    ŠKODA AUTO has been presented with the 'Packaging of the year 2016' award for their resource-efficient transport solution. The judges from the Czech...

July 2016
  • 2016-07-28

    Volkswagen Group presents healthy results for the first half-year

    The Volkswagen Group finished the first half of the current fiscal year in a much better position than anticipated. Operating profit before special...

  • 2016-07-26

    E-mobility and digitalisation: Porsche is creating 1,400 new jobs

    Mission E is taking Porsche into the future as an employer brand as well. The company will hire more than 1,400 new employees in the Stuttgart region to..

  • Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2016 - 356C on the Road

    Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2016

    Icy cold, searing heat and challenging routes – in the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2016, 120 classic vehicles cover the total distance of 13,695...

  • 2016-07-12

    How can we shape the future of urban mobility?

    Everyone is talking about "smart cities" these days. But what does this term actually mean? Four experts who are studying connectivity and mobility in...

  • Electric road hybrid truck, Scania G 360 4x2 (Hybrid Truck with Siemens pantograph on the roof) Gävle, Sweden

    World'́s first electric road opens in Sweden

    The world's first electric road is being inaugurated near the city of Gävle in central Sweden, the result of a unique partnership demonstrating the...

June 2016
  • 2016-06-17

    A car in 1,400 days
    A step by step look at the design process

    Pencil and paper – this is always how the creation process of a new model begins. The process combines technology and traditional methods highlighted by...

  • 2016-06-14

    Welcome to Audi México!

    San José Chiapa in Mexico. Nearly 10,000 kilometers as the crow flies from Audi headquarters in Ingolstadt. The new Audi Q5 will be built here in one of...

  • 2016-06-03

    A magical door to the world

    Twelve brands, a global figure: The Volkswagen Group has a range of options for young people just starting out in their career. There is something for...

May 2016
  • 2016-05-27

    An icon celebrates its 40th anniversary – the 35th Golf GTI Meetup at Wörthersee

    For four days out of the year, car fever takes over the normally tranquil municipality of Maria Wörth on the alpine lake Wörthersee. Ten thousand...

  • 2016-05-27

    The sound of music

    In days gone by it was big, heavy and expensive: the top-of-the-line stereo system was part of every well equipped living room, as was the illustrious...