October 27, 2020

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    BMW’s Markus Duesmann to join Volkswagen

    Volkswagen on Tuesday stated engine development expert Markus Duesmann, presently head of purchasing and suppliers at competitor BMW, is to join the automaker’s management board. Duesmann is the second high-profile defection from BMW to Volkswagen group after the departure of Herbert Diess in July 2015 as head of the Volkswagen brand. Diess took over as […]

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    Hermes EOS opposes election of Volkswagen supervisory board candidates

    Shareholder adviser Hermes EOS stated on Wednesday it had recommended clients vote against the election of two candidates to the supervisory board of automaker Volkswagen and called for an evaluation of the company’s corporate culture. Hermes, which helps guide the voting choices of pension funds and others with 336.1 billion pounds ($458 billion) in assets, […]

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    Volkswagen in talks to form joint venture with Didi Chuxing

    Volkswagen is in talks to establish a joint venture with China’s Didi Chuxing to manage part of the ride-hailing company’s fleet of vehicles and assist with development of “purpose-built” vehicles for Didi’s services. As part of the deal between Volkswagen and China’s biggest ride-hailing service, anticipated to be signed early next month, the German automaker […]

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    Porsche considers production hike for electric vehicles as diesel sputters

    Sportscar maker Porsche AG might boost annual production capacity of its Mission E model beyond 20,000 vehicles and decide shortly about whether to electrify its Macan sports energy model, board member Detlev von Platen informed Reuters. The Stuttgart-based automaker, which is owned by Volkswagen Group, stated it expects to double its investment in hybrid and […]

    Porsche , Volkswagen
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    Volkswagen board discusses 82 billion dollar spending plan

    Volkswagen‘s supervisory board is talking about a five-year spending plan amounting to over 70 billion euros ($82.5 billion) to become leader in electric cars, an individual knowledgeable about the talks informed Reuters. The board is anticipated to accept the capital and development spending targets on Friday, the individual said. The investments will likely be made […]

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    Volkswagen seeks to suppress competition from Skoda

    Volkswagen supervisors and unions are looking to suppress competition from lower-cost stablemate Skoda, move a few of its production to Germany and make the Czech brand name pay more for shared innovation, company sources informed Reuters. As the automaker is having a hard time to slash jobs and expenses at German factories and moving forward […]

    Skoda , Volkswagen
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    Volkswagen To Electrify Versions Of Its Whole Lineup By 2030

    Several high-end automakers recently revealed strategies to boost production of hybrid and electric vehicles, or even electrify their whole lineups. But those strategies will be overshadowed by Volkswagen‘s electrification push. During its media night prior the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Volkswagen Group revealed that will electrify not just the primary VW brand, but every […]

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    21,000 Porsche Employees to Get €9,111 Bonus in Germany

    Last year was good for Porsche. Not only did the automaker accomplished a new sales record in 2016 but Porsche acquired huge profits as a result-more than $17,000 per car sold. And on the other hands, some companies might be content to redistribute that money back to investors or pass it over to executives, Porsche […]

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    Bernhard Maier, CEO of Skoda Auto, Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG and Guenter Butschek, CEO & Managing Director of Tata Motors

    Tata, Volkswagen and Skoda Agrees on MoU for joint development projects

    Tata Motors has announced the finalizing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-lasting collaboration with Volkswagen Group and Skoda Auto, to check out tactical alliance opportunity for joint advancement of products. The contract has been signed by Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD of Tata Motors, Matthias Mueller, CEO of Volkswagen AG and Bernhard […]

    Skoda , Tata , Volkswagen

    Volkswagen Polo to Spawn Small SUV

    The German Automakers, Volkswagen group has announced that they are planning to come up with, B-segment SUV based next generation Polo, as a strong contender for Mini Countryman, and Nissan Juke. And for this if you all remember, at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show Volkswagen had presented the Cross Coupe, so keeping this in mind […]

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    2013 Seat Leon priced from 15,670 pounds for UK

    SEAT is the only company in its sector with the full-range capacity to design, develop, manufacture and market cars in Spain. A member of the Volkswagen Group, the multinational company has its headquarters in Martorell, Barcelona, exporting approximately 80% of its vehicles to 75 countries. SEAT is market leader in Spain, and in 2011 had […]

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    Skoda Rapid Pricing announced for U.K.

    Skoda– Skoda Auto, more commonly known as Skoda, is an automobile manufacturer based in the Czech Republic. Skoda became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group in 2000, positioned as the entry brand to the group. Its total global sales reached 875,000 cars in 2011. Czech manufacturer, Skoda have unveiled their new compact saloon, […]

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