All Volkswagen articles – Page 11

  • IRAN-MAP_0
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    OEMs face tough choices over Iran

    2018-06-21T10:36:30Z

    When Iran reached agreement with the global community in 2015 regarding denuclearisation, resulting in the lifting of sanctions in early 2016, almost immediately Renault and PSA announced their return to the country. Prior to Iran being ostracised, both companies had been active there via joint venture (JV) manufacturing operations, mostly ...

  • VW Group CEO Diess
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    VW to suspend lines for WLTP update

    2018-06-08T15:26:45Z

    VW Group CEO Herbert DiessGermany - Volkswagen must plan for temporary production closures at the main plant in Wolfsburg to allow a changeover to new laboratory test cycles on fuel consumption and emissions from passenger cars.The Group CEO Herbert Diess announced the expected disruption at a works meeting, and ...

  • Final Inspection Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe
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    Building the boost

    2018-05-30T16:38:05Z

    The manufacturing process of turbochargers requires high precision and extensive testing. Michael Nash provides insight The trend of vehicle electrification is picking up pace as more car manufacturers launch new hybridised and pure electric models. Some have even promised that all their models will soon feature some level of electrification, ...

  • FAW-Volkswagen Qingdao copy
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    FAW-VW to open three new plants

    2018-05-29T14:45:10Z

    China - The new plants, which are being built in Qingdao, Tianjin and Foshan, will be operated as part of the joint venture between FAW Group and Volkswagen Group. They will house the production of SUVs and electrified models, with the company suggesting that both segments will grow significantly over ...

  • BorgWarner  electro-hydraulically actuated AWD coupling
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    All-wheel drive coupling

    2018-05-21T13:05:36Z

    BorgWarner says it is supplying two versions of its electro-hydraulically actuated, all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for the new Volkswagen Crafter. One with a differential lock control at the rear axle, the other without this feature. The unit distributes torque between the front and rear axle and the company claims this ...

  • New engine family at Audi Hungaria
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    Audi starts producing new engine

    2018-05-16T11:21:51Z

    Hungary - Series production of the OEM's new three-cylinder 1-litre petrol engine has started at Audi Hungaria's plant in Győr. It will be fitted in various Volkswagen Group models, including the Audi A3, BW Golf, SEAT Leon and Ateca. "Our engine production facility adapts flexibly to new trends in the ...

  • EV disruptors Faraday Future
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    Gente nova no pedaço

    2018-05-16T08:40:25Z

    Muitas empresas emergentes promissoras estão procurando entrar no segmento de veículos elétricos De todas as forças perturbadoras que ameaçam derrubar as montadoras estabelecidas, a ascensão da energia elétrica poderia ser a primeira a dar o seu golpe. Afinal de contas, esta é uma tecnologia comprovada que pode ser rapidamente adaptada, ...

  • VW Dresden eGolf marriage
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    Abrindo uma janela

    2018-05-16T08:24:14Z

    A Fábrica Transparente, a instalação não convencional da Volkswagen em Dresden, foi reaproveitada para montar o eGolf e se tornar a vitrine da filosofia de mobilidade eletrônica do OEM Após 14 anos de montagem de modelos premium de alta potência, as instalações da Volkswagen em Dresden entraram em uma nova ...

  • Article

    Abrir una ventana

    2018-05-15T09:38:54Z

    La Fábrica Transparente es una instalación atípica de Volkswagen en Dresden que se ha rehabilitado para ensamblar en eGolf y ser la referencia de la filosofía de movilidad eléctrica de la marca Después de 14 años ensamblado modelos de gama alta y gran potencia la fábrica de Volkswagen en Dresden ...

  • Oliver Blume
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    Interview with Oliver Blume, Porsche

    2014-04-24T14:01:00Z

    The premium OEM’s global head of Production and Logistics talks about its recent expansion in Leipzig for the addition of the new Macan SUV.