Volkswagen Group aims to meet challenges faced by the automotive industry as was announced by Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, just before the opening of the Geneva Motor Show: “With our ?Future Tracks? initiative, we intend to break new ground and to reorient our thinking and our action. For this purpose, the best developers, production experts and strategists will all work together.”
An undisguised prototype of the 2014 Volkswagen Polo facelift was recently caught on test in China. While modifications are aplenty, it would take a keen eye to note the design differences on Polo facelift as compared to the current Polo in circulation.
Volkswagen has revealed that their global employee strength today, stands at about 573,000. This is up from 325,000 back in 2007, adding about over 100 employees everyday during the period.
The month of December will be the best time to make car purchases, even though it may mean lower resale value. Car manufacturers in India are announcing price hikes across range with effect from 1st January 2014 citing higher input costs.
Volkswagen and Google have introduced SmileDrive, a new in-car application that can be downloaded via the Google play store. This application is specially suited to those who spend countless hours in solitude in the confines of their car and are in need of some form of entertainment to take off from the drudgery of driving long distances all alone.
Volkswagen Brand won a total of 20 Lions at the Cannes Creative Festival, the most renowned annual awards show in the creative communications industry. Beating other automakers in these awards, the Volkswagen Brand was voted as among the best in the industry in a total of 7 categories by a jury consisting of 300 members.
Held for service advisors and master technicians, sales personnel and parts advisors of VW , the aim is to strengthen links between sales and after sales teams at company dealerships.
During the period January to March 2013, Volkswagen Group has seen sales revenues to the tune of â‚¬46.6 billion as compared to â‚¬47.3 million in the same period of the previous year. Operating profit stood at â‚¬2.3 billion as compared to â‚¬3.2 billion in Q1 2012.