all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2021 Volkswagen AG en2021 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>The New Porsche 911: Timeless Beautyhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/the-new-porsche-911.htmlTurbocharger meets touchpad: The legendary Porsche 911 accelerates into the digital age – and continues the proud tradition of the original 911 of 1963...Fri, 28 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/the-new-porsche-911.html2018-12-28T00:00:00+0100The first power bank for the e-carhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/the-first-power-bank-for-the-e-car.htmlMobile quick charging station enables a flexible charging infrastructure, independent of the power supply – offering a completely new approach for the construction and expansion of the sustainable charging network ...Thu, 27 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/the-first-power-bank-for-the-e-car.html2018-12-27T00:00:00+0100Fine Powder and Liquefied Metalhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/fine-powder-and-liquefied-metal.html3D printing is becoming ever more important to the Volkswagen Group. The opening of a new center for 3D printing in Wolfsburg testifies to that. But how does this technology actually work? ...Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/fine-powder-and-liquefied-metal.html2018-12-21T00:00:00+0100Lean Production: Wolfsburg becomes leaner and fitterhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/lean-production-wolfsburg-becomes-leaner-and-fitter.htmlThe Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg is moving full speed ahead in productivity and efficiency. Volkswagen has won the Automotive Lean Production Award in recognition of its production strategy. ...Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/lean-production-wolfsburg-becomes-leaner-and-fitter.html2018-12-21T00:00:00+0100It’s T-Time! This is how the five SUVs from Volkswagen tickhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/it-s-t-time-this-is-how-the-five-suvs-from-volkswagen-tick.htmlFrom T-Cross to Touareg: We present the five current SUV models from Volkswagen - and explain for whom they are best suited. ...Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/it-s-t-time-this-is-how-the-five-suvs-from-volkswagen-tick.html2018-12-20T00:00:00+0100Brake Calipers and Wheels? Now from a 3D printer!https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/brake-calipers-and-wheels-now-from-a-3d-printer.htmlVolkswagen has opened a new and highly modern 3D-printing center at the Autostadt. This makes Wolfsburg a central site for metallic 3D printing. But what is the Group using 3D printing for? ...Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/brake-calipers-and-wheels-now-from-a-3d-printer.html2018-12-20T00:00:00+0100In the footsteps of a visionaryhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/in-the-footsteps-of-a-visionary.htmlIn the 1980s, Carl Hahn paved the way for the Group’s success in China as CEO of Volkswagen. His successors have continued his legacy and made Volkswagen the market leader in the Middle Kingdom today. ...Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/in-the-footsteps-of-a-visionary.html2018-12-19T00:00:00+0100Undercover in South Africa https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/undercover-in-south-africa.htmlApproval drive with the all-electric ID. in South Africa: At the end of 2019, the first model based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB) goes into production. The final testing phase has begun. ...Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/undercover-in-south-africa.html2018-12-19T00:00:00+0100“We open a new charging center nearly every day”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/we-open-a-new-charging-center-nearly-every-day.htmlThe Volkswagen Group is pressing ahead with its electric offensive with a ten-fold increase in the size of its model range by 2025. The joint venture IONITY will play an important role in putting in place the future charging infrastructure. ...Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/we-open-a-new-charging-center-nearly-every-day.html2018-12-18T00:00:00+0100Climate protection requires fast action https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/climate-protection-requires-fast-action.htmlGeorg Kell, the founding director of the U.N. Global Compact, and Michael Sommer, the former head of the German Trade Union Confederation, call for a stronger commitment to climate protection. Both men are members of Volkswagen’s independent Sustainability Council. ...Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/climate-protection-requires-fast-action.html2018-12-17T00:00:00+0100Board member for a week https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/board-member-for-a-week.htmlWhat does a board member actually do? And what does a typical working week look like? At the Volkswagen Role Model Program, a young administrator looked over the shoulder of Thomas Ulbrich. ...Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/board-member-for-a-week.html2018-12-17T00:00:00+0100The visionary in Chinahttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/the-visionary-in-china.htmlCarl Hahn, the former CEO of the Volkswagen Group, brought the Volkswagen brand to China in the 1980s. For his dedication to the automotive industry China, China Newsweek has named ...Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/the-visionary-in-china.html2018-12-14T00:00:00+0100Sustainability Council praises commitment to environmental protectionhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/sustainability-council-praises-commitment-to-environmental-prote.htmlThe Volkswagen Group’s Sustainability Council has presented its first interim report. One of the key findings: the company’s commitment to climate protection is right – further steps must follow. ...Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/sustainability-council-praises-commitment-to-environmental-prote.html2018-12-13T00:00:00+0100“Batmobile” in pursuit of efficiencyhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/batmobile-in-pursuit-of-efficiency.htmlThe Volkswagen Group is participating in this season’s Formula E with its Audi e-tron FE05 as the defending champion. The new all-electric racing machine will compete in the opening race in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on December 15. ...Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/batmobile-in-pursuit-of-efficiency.html2018-12-12T00:00:00+0100“Live with the world, not from the world.”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/live-with-the-world-not-from-the-world.htmlTrend and material designer Henriette Ackermann and product designer Axel Kufus explain how good design can promote sustainable action - for example in 3D printing or renewable materials. ...Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/live-with-the-world-not-from-the-world.html2018-12-12T00:00:00+0100The bridge builders of Tel Avivhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/the-bridge-builders-of-tel-aviv.htmlSince May, Stephanie Vox from Germany and Hemdat Sagi from Israel have been working at the Konnect Campus in Tel Aviv, scouting digital mobility solutions for the Volkswagen Group brands. A visit to one of the world’s most innovative start-up scenes.Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/the-bridge-builders-of-tel-aviv.html2018-12-11T00:00:00+0100Learning from the best https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/learning-from-the-best.htmlFor the Best Apprentice Award ceremony, 46 of the best apprentices in the Volkswagen Group were guests in Wolfsburg for four days. ...Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/learning-from-the-best.html2018-12-10T00:00:00+0100A real Bulli – just electric https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/a-real-bulli-just-electric.htmlFrom 2022 the ID. BUZZ will be built by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Hanover. CEO Thomas Sedran on the new Bulli, the car factory of the future and new mobility offers. ...Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/a-real-bulli-just-electric.html2018-12-10T00:00:00+0100“Our Beetle is a little beast”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/our-beetle-is-a-little-beast.htmlNext summer, the last Beetle will roll off the assembly line. Roughly 20 years after the premiere of the New Beetle, its production will come to an end. We celebrate this with the “Final Edition”. ...Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/our-beetle-is-a-little-beast.html2018-12-07T00:00:00+0100Partner for a New Erahttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/partner-for-a-new-era.htmlThe all-electric, fully networked ID. will debut in 2020. The suppliers, including the software company Elektrobit, recently gathered in Wolfsburg for “MEB Supplier Day.” ...Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/partner-for-a-new-era.html2018-12-07T00:00:00+0100Volkswagen brand to speed up growth of operating return on saleshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/volkswagen-brand-to-speed-up-growth-of-operating-return-on-sales.htmlThe Volkswagen brand will further accelerate the pace of its transformation, COO Ralf Brandstätter announces. The operating return on sales should reach at least 6 percent by 2022. ...Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/volkswagen-brand-to-speed-up-growth-of-operating-return-on-sales.html2018-12-06T00:00:00+0100“Volkswagen accepts climate responsibility”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/volkswagen-accepts-climate-responsibility.htmlThe Volkswagen Group has a clear plan that shows its commitment to the Paris climate protection targets. Limits on global warming and the transition to e-mobility are among the key issues at the Handelsblatt Car Summit. ...Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/volkswagen-accepts-climate-responsibility.html2018-12-05T00:00:00+0100Core market USA: Volkswagen in the White Househttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/kernmarkt-usa-volkswagen-at-the-white-house.htmlRepresentatives of the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and BMW meet today at the White House with representatives of the US government. CEO Herbert Diess will attend on behalf of Volkswagen. ...Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/kernmarkt-usa-volkswagen-at-the-white-house.html2018-12-04T00:00:00+0100German energy mix slows down e-mobilityhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/german-energy-mix-slows-down-e-mobility.htmlTo coincide with the Auto Summit in Wolfsburg, Herbert Diess published an article in which he discussed the contribution of the automotive industry to environmental and climate protection. ...Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/german-energy-mix-slows-down-e-mobility.html2018-12-04T00:00:00+0100Three Volkswagen Group apprentices among the best in Germanyhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/three-volkswagen-group-apprentices-among-the-best-in-germany.htmlThree apprentices of the Volkswagen Group are being honoured by Dr. Eric Schweitzer, President of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier for their outstanding accomplishments: They are Germany’s best apprentices in their specific fields of work. ...Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2018/12/three-volkswagen-group-apprentices-among-the-best-in-germany.html2018-12-03T00:00:00+0100