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Yellow e-up on the road

22 February 2016

World premiere of the new Volkswagen up! at the Geneva Motor Show

Wolfsburg/Geneva, March 2016. The smallest Volkswagen is becoming yet more colourful and sharper still. At the end of May the second series of the up! will be launched in Europe – with newly designed body panels, new colours, new wheels, new individualisation options, new equipment, a completely redesigned interior, a new infotainment system and an outstanding new engine that offers a significant boost in performance and torque. 

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Car launches up!
Volkswagen Showroom under blue sky

22 February 2016

Geneva International Motor Show 2016

Two models take centre stage for the Volkswagen brand at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. First, the new edition of the up! city car: this will soon be appearing on the market with a new engine option, an impressive variety of extras and improved smartphone integration. Second comes a fascinating concept car which will enliven the compact car class as a trendy, affordable SUV.

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Innovations
Polo over the hill rally championship in the snow

15 February 2016

Third crown in Sweden: Ogier/Ingrassia win with Volkswagen

Wolfsburg (14 February 2016). Four wins in a row at the only winter rally in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC): Volkswagen won the Rally Sweden through Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and remains unbeaten on ice and snow with the Polo R WRC. For Ogier and Ingrassia, this latest victory was the third success in four years at this classic rally and their 34th in total.

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Sports Polo
Touran R-Line on the road

12 February 2016

Volkswagen Touran Sports Eye-catching New R-line Styling

Volkswagen is bringing more than a dash of sports style to the MPV class with the announcement of the new Touran R-Line.

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Sports Touran
Rally Winning Team Race Podium Volkswagen

25 January 2016

Third "Monte" Victory In A Row: Ogier Wins Opening Round of the WRC, Mikkelsen Second

Wolfsburg (24 January 2016). One-two at the “Monte”, the third in a row for driver, co-driver and team – Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) enjoyed a magnificent success at the Rally Monte Carlo. Their team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) finished runner-up to complete a Volkswagen one-two and round off a dream start to the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). 

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Sports
Volkswagen Scirocco Night City Scene

25 January 2016

Volkswagen Adds Even More Style and Value To 2016 Range

Volkswagen is enhancing the appeal of more of its core models with the debut this month of a number of eye-catching special editions.

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Company news
Volkswagen Polo Rally Championship Monaco

22 January 2016

Glamour, Glory and full throttle in Monaco

Nobility, sporting personalities, actors and TV presenters – to mark the start of Rally Monte Carlo, top international stars took a seat next to the world rally champions from Volkswagen.

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Sports
Touran river blue new model

21 January 2016

Euro NCAP 2015: New Touran is 'Best in Class'

Wolfsburg / Brussels (B), 20 January 2016 – The new Touran has been acclaimed by the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) as the best compact MPV. 

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Awards
Passat Estate GTE Showroom

14 January 2016

Volkswagen Starts 2016 With Awards Success

Volkswagen is beginning 2016 with victories in a brace of influential industry honours.

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Awards
Volkswagen Awards Show Connected Car

12 January 2016

The 'V-Charge' research project wins the '2015 Connected Car Award'

Wolfsburg / Las Vegas, January 8, 2016 – The 'V-Charge' research project wins the Auto Bild / Computer Bild 2015 Connected Car Award. Participants in the 'V-Charge' project in addition to Volkswagen Group Research are the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, the Technical University of Braunschweig, Robert Bosch GmbH, the University of Parma and Oxford University. 

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Awards