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GTI

24 May 2017

Volkswagen premieres at largest GTI meet

Today is the start of this year's GTI meet at Lake Wörthersee (24 to 27 May). Around 200,000 fans will again make the pilgrimage to Kärnten for the unique festival.

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Events
Golf GTI Award

24 May 2017

Volkswagen Golf GTI is Autocar readers champion

Volkswagen's iconic Golf GTI has been named the Readers' Champion in a huge online poll by influential automotive title Autocar.

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Awards Golf
Electric Golf GTI

24 May 2017

Wolfsburg apprentices present first GTI that also features electric drive system at Wöthersee meeting

Tomorrow (Wednesday) a very special Golf GTI is to make its world debut at the Wörthersee meeting. 13 apprentices from Volkswagen and Sitech are waiting anxiously as they will be presenting the first GTI that also features electric propulsion: the Golf GTI First Decade.

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Innovations
up! GTI

19 May 2017

World premiere of a new GTI: First up! GTI is a tribute to the original GTI

With the up! GTI, Volkswagen is building a bridge that spans four decades: when the first GTI was launched in the 1970s it democratised access to fast roads around the world – especially the overtaking lane of German motorways. Where large saloons and expensive sports cars had previously set the pace, the new compact Volkswagen suddenly stirred up the field.

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Innovations
Arteon

18 May 2017

The new Volkswagen Arteon - part 3

"ACC" in the Arteon is able to integrate speed limits and bends for the first time. Predictive assistance system uses camera and navigation system.

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Innovations
Golf GTI

17 May 2017

Updated GTI performance and new Evo engine join the comprehensive Volkswagen Golf line up

Volkswagen’s updated Golf features one of the most comprehensive engine line-ups of any model in the UK. Now the potent 245 PS Golf GTI Performance and keenly anticipated new 150 PS 1.5-litre TSI EVO engine are available to order and, together, they bring high performance and further frugality to the burgeoning Golf range.

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Innovations
Arteon

11 May 2017

The new Volkswagen Arteon innovative driver assistance systems in detail - part 2

The latest pre crash system can detect danger behind the car. System for the first time uses Side Assist data as well.

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Innovations
Arteon

09 May 2017

The new Volkswagen Arteon

Wolfsburg – 'Autonomous driving' – a term currently generating more animated discussion than almost any other in the automotive world. It fascinates and polarises in equal measure. The fact is: automated driving functions increase comfort and often safety as well.

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Innovations
Innovation

08 May 2017

2018 AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award: Volkswagen wins award as the most innovative volume brand.

Last week the Volkswagen brand recieved the award "Most Innovative Volume Brand" from the Center of Automotive Management (CAM). The established industry award was presented at a gala in Frankfurt to Stefan Gies, Head of Passenger Car Chassis Development at Volkswagen. In addition, Volkswagen recieved two further awards as the most innovative brand in the categories "Interface & Connectivity" and "Autonomous Driving & Safety".

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Innovations
Golf GTE

03 May 2017

In-car entertainment is in everyone's hands with Volkswagen's media control app

Milton Keynes, 3 May 2017 – ‘Flipper’, ‘zapper’, ‘doo-dad’ or just plain ‘remote’ – whatever you choose to call your remote control, passengers in many new Volkswagen cars can now use their smartphone to switch between music tracks being played in the car, turn the volume up and do a host of other things.

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Innovations