01 August 2017
Start-up incubator programme from Volkswagen starts with six mobility teams in the transparent factory
The Transparent Factory from Volkswagen is starting a new chapter: six innovative mobility teams will today begin the new start-up incubator programme in Dresden. They now have 200 days to take their innovative ideas and develop mobility products or services which are ready for the market. Alongside Volkswagen mobility experts they will be supported by Group It's Ideation:Hub as well as experts from the SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator-Programm of HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management – and with financial support from the state capital city of Dresden.
22 June 2017
Volkswagen UK will open its first store next month. The new retail concept will offer shoppers the opportunity to browse and buy from the extensive Volkswagen range of passenger cars in the environment where they shop regularly.
01 June 2017
There are fractions of a second which matter at night: a section of winding country road, a bend in a residential area with poor road lighting – and there might be an obstacle in the dark somewhere ahead. The Arteon is the first Volkswagen to offer a dynamic cornering light with new predictive control functionality. The LED dual headlights illuminate the upcoming bend up to two seconds sooner: before the vehicle is even steered into it. The Arteon's new lighting system develops these 'corner sensing' powers by networking with the front camera and the navigation system.