Category: Volkswagen

Marc Trahan, Marc Trahan, executive vice president of quality for Volkswagen in the U.S, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about future products, the B-class SUV. Why does it take so long for Volkswagen to bring European vehicles to the U.S. market? Will that change? Why are there two different rear suspensions [...]

Kevin Mull, Vice President of Business Development at Bosch Automotive Service Solutions, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the service Bosch will be providing VW e-golf users and why it was necessary to have one provider for charging needs. VW’s press release: Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced providers of charging [...]

Chicago auto show – Clark Campbell is Volkswagen’s General Manager of Experiential Marketing. Campbell talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the marketing of Volkswagen to their customers. What does volkswagen have to do with racing? Campbell talks about Dakar, rally cross and natural gas racing. How much of the racing for [...]

Scroll down to see the video from the Volkswagen Group night before the Geneva International Motor Show Volkswagen Press Release: New plug-in hybrid marries sustainability and performance Golf GTE can be driven up to 31 miles in all-electric mode; the total theoretical driving range is 584 miles European Driving Cycle combined fuel economy of 157 [...]

Geneva Motor Show, Russia and Ukraine, Cars and gas on the John Batchelor radio show

Russia and the Ukraine are starting to seep into the Geneva Motor show discussions and there is concern about what will happen if this situation is not contained soon, if cooler heads do not prevail. European, American and Asian car makers are closely monitoring the “situation” in Ukraine. According to the Association of European Business [...]

Skoda Press Release “ŠKODA VisionC” design study: A brand on the move › Geneva highlight: five-door coupé design study “ŠKODA VisionC” › Design study represents the next stage in ŠKODA’s design language › Design: expressive, dynamic, emotional, environmentally friendly › Concept: ŠKODA’s first ever coupé › Typically ŠKODA: functionality – coupé with large tailgate › [...]

Lamborghini Press Release ITALDESIGN GIUGIARO PRESENTS CLIPPER: THE SPORTY CROSS MPV Geneva, March 2014 In a world preview, Italdesign Giugiaro presents its brand new concept car, Clipper: a sporty, versatile MPV which is also eco-friendly, thanks to the all-electric drive and power source. Clipper is the result of a study in style and engineering focusing [...]

Bentley Press Release NEW BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT SPEED TURNS ON THE POWER AND STYLE AT GENEVA Even greater performance for flagship Continental GT Speed: the fastest production Bentley ever Inspired new styling, comfort and technology specifications for Continental family New Flying Spur luxury sedan attracts new customers with V8 power Mulsanne flagship adds even more [...]

Lamborghini Press Release The new Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4: A new dimension in Luxury Super Sports Cars · Innovative technology and absolute performance redefine the super sports car experience · Pure and powerfully dynamic design language · New V10 with 610 hp, acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 3.2 seconds, top speed of over 325 km/h [...]

Volkswagen Press Release T-ROC makes debut with removable roof halves and digital instruments Powerful front-end design with LED headlights and integrated cameras Ten important facts on the world premiere of the T-ROC: The progressive design of the front end demonstrates a new approach to compact SUVs by the Volkswagen brand. Cameras are at work at [...]