all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2021 Volkswagen AG en2021 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>“Automotive history is irrational”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/automotive-history-is-irrational.htmlHistory professor Kurt Möser knows them all: wood, rapeseed, steam, gas turbines, hot air, coal dust and solar drive systems for cars. An interview about the history of drive technologies and the lessons learned. ...Tue, 04 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/automotive-history-is-irrational.html2019-06-04T00:00:00+0200Involved out of Convictionhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/involved-out-of-conviction.htmlWhat connects us regardless of where we come from? Female Volkswagen employees and student refugees met for a discussion at the “Mentor for a day” workshop. An example of Volkswagen’s long-term efforts to assist refugees. ...Wed, 29 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/involved-out-of-conviction.html2019-05-29T00:00:00+0200Holography in the GTIhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/holography-in-the-gti.htmlFast, loud and lit-up: at the 2019 GTI Wörthersee Treffen, Volkswagen will present the Golf GTI Aurora. Installed in its luggage compartment is a fascinating technology. ...Wed, 29 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/holography-in-the-gti.html2019-05-29T00:00:00+0200How electric car incentives around the world workhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/how-electric-car-incentives-around-the-world-work.htmlIn many countries there are incentives for switching to electric mobility: financial incentives, tax savings or bureaucratic advantages. An overview. ...Tue, 28 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/how-electric-car-incentives-around-the-world-work.html2019-05-28T00:00:00+0200Connecting buseshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-busses-support-social-integration-in-brasil.htmlIn Brasil, 500 buses connect partially remote regions with the nation’s cities ...Mon, 27 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-busses-support-social-integration-in-brasil.html2019-05-27T00:00:00+0200Formula E in Berlin – Home Contest at a Historic Locationhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/formula-e-in-berlin.htmlThe Formula E is coming to Germany. The factory team of Volkswagen’s Audi brand aims to continue its successful record on May 25 with the Audi e-tron FE05 in the first all-electric racing series. ...Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/formula-e-in-berlin.html2019-05-24T00:00:00+0200Why we vote for Europehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/why-we-vote-for-europe-.html“The whole is more than the sum of its parts.” This applies both to the European Union and to the Volkswagen Group and its employees. Here you can find out what Volkswagen Group employees think about the EU and the upcoming European elections. ...Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/why-we-vote-for-europe-.html2019-05-22T00:00:00+0200Volkswagen strengthens species protectionhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-strengthens-species-protection.htmlOn behalf of Biodiversity Day: Group calls on employees and plants to intensify global initiatives ...Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-strengthens-species-protection.html2019-05-22T00:00:00+0200“The Dealers Remain Our Most Important Link to Customers”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/the-dealers-remain-our-most-important-link-to-customers.htmlThe entire automotive industry is going through a period of profound change – powered by e-mobility and digitalization. We interview Christian Dahlheim, Head of Volkswagen Group Sales, about this transformation. ...Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/the-dealers-remain-our-most-important-link-to-customers.html2019-05-22T00:00:00+0200Digital Throughouthttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagens-industrial-cloud-faqs.htmlGreater efficiency, transparency and flexibility: with the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud, the Group will network production and logistics throughout the company. Here are the most important questions and answers. ...Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagens-industrial-cloud-faqs.html2019-05-21T00:00:00+0200The extent of our cars’ connectivityhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/the-extent-of-our-cars-connectivity.htmlModern vehicles are becoming ever more digital and intelligent. Software is playing an increasingly important role. Volkswagen board member Frank Welsch explains how this is changing the work the developers do. ...Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/the-extent-of-our-cars-connectivity.html2019-05-20T00:00:00+0200“We must Join Forces for e-Mobility Now”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/e-mobility-transition-interview-with-professor-prinz.htmlThe transition to e-mobility is in full swing, and the Volkswagen Group is one of its pioneers. In an interview, Professor Fritz Prinz from Stanford University explains what still remains to be done. ... (Concept Cars)Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/e-mobility-transition-interview-with-professor-prinz.html2019-05-17T00:00:00+0200Hybrid for the masseshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/hybrid-for-the-masses.htmlIf not the Golf, then who: As one of Volkswagen's bestsellers, the eighth-generation Golf goes into series production with a new electrified drive system. But what advantages does the 48V mHEV drive offer? ...Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/hybrid-for-the-masses.html2019-05-16T00:00:00+0200Showing some real strengthhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/demographics-project-at-volkswagen.htmlA beacon project at the Volkswagen Group is focusing on people with physical limitations who work in production: the STARK demographics project at the Wolfsburg plant. ...Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/demographics-project-at-volkswagen.html2019-05-15T00:00:00+0200“The key element in our CO₂ strategy”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/the-key-element-in-our-co2-strategy.htmlWith billions already invested, the MEB platform and ID. Family are pushing Volkswagen’s electric offensive forward. We explain the main reasons for the consistent promotion of e-mobility. ...Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/the-key-element-in-our-co2-strategy.html2019-05-14T00:00:00+0200MEB: Six advantages of the modular electric drive matrixhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/meb-six-advantages-of-the-modular-electric-drive-matrix.htmlVolkswagen has opened its modular electric drive matrix (MEB) up to other manufacturers. This makes production cheaper, but also offers further advantages. ...Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/meb-six-advantages-of-the-modular-electric-drive-matrix.html2019-05-14T00:00:00+0200Volkswagen’s Commitment in Europe https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-s-commitment-in-europe.htmlAs well as building cars and providing mobility services, the Volkswagen Group also promotes a united Europe – in society, culture and sport. ...Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-s-commitment-in-europe.html2019-05-13T00:00:00+0200“We need a footprint-based taxation”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/we-need-a-footprint-based-taxation.htmlHow can we stop global warming below two degrees? And what should car manufacturers and politicians do? Connie Hedegaard, Member of the Volkswagen Sustainability Council, gives answers. ...Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/we-need-a-footprint-based-taxation.html2019-05-10T00:00:00+0200Volkswagen votes for Europe: The fact checkhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-votes-for-europe-he-fact-check.htmlWith twelve brands from seven countries, the Volkswagen Group is Europe’s largest automaker. The EU is of huge importance for the industry and for Volkswagen in particular. The fact check. ...Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-votes-for-europe-he-fact-check.html2019-05-09T00:00:00+0200“E-mobility is becoming Available to the Masses”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/e-mobility-is-becoming-available-to-the-masses.htmlWith its new electric models, Volkswagen is taking a new path in sales as well: customers can now pre-book the special edition of the ID.3*. We interviewed Board Member for Sales Jürgen Stackmann on this topic. ...Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/e-mobility-is-becoming-available-to-the-masses.html2019-05-08T00:00:00+0200Electric mobility must have priorityhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/electric-mobility-must-have-priority-.htmlIn a joint interview, Green Party leader Robert Habeck and Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess argue for a consistent collaborative approach to help electric vehicles achieve their breakthrough. ...Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/electric-mobility-must-have-priority-.html2019-05-07T00:00:00+0200“Mechatronics Technicians Will Also Become Electricians”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/mechatronics-technicians-will-also-become-electricians.htmlThe Volkswagen Group is training its employees in e-mobility. We visit Audi’s training center in Ingolstadt and Volkswagen’s plant in Zwickau where the program starts with a challenging act of liberation. ...Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/mechatronics-technicians-will-also-become-electricians.html2019-05-06T00:00:00+0200
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Anything but boring! The IdeenExpo in Hannover attracts more than 300,000 visitors from all parts of Germany every two years. What will Volkswagen showcase there in 2019? Exhibits that will entice people to climb in and take part. ...Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/for-a-country-full-of-ideas.html2019-05-03T00:00:00+0200Volkswagen Votes for Europe: Twelve Reasons in Favor of the EU https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-votes-for-europe-twelve-reasons-in-favor-of-the-eu.htmlThe preservation of common values, environmental protection, a strong economy and the fostering of cultural diversity. The Volkswagen Group stands for a strong Europe. Twelve reasons why a strong EU is important. ...Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/05/volkswagen-votes-for-europe-twelve-reasons-in-favor-of-the-eu.html2019-05-02T00:00:00+0200