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2014-10-01 08:22:16

Incentive Spending as a Percentage of Average Transaction Price Was 9.0% in September 2014 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, reported today that the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $31,014 in September 2014, down $449 (-1.4 percent) from September 2013 and down $587 (-1.9 percent) from August 2014. In September 2014, the average incentive...

2014-09-29 12:21:24

Outstanding lease and finance offers available on all 2014 models WAKEFIELD, R.I., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the 2014 model year draws to a close, area drivers have more incentive than ever before to visit Rhode Island's leading Volkswagen dealer. Speedcraft VW, located near Providence in Wakefield, R.I., has now extended its Model Year End Event through the end of October, offering drivers a final opportunity to enjoy special lease and finance offers on all available...

2014-09-26 08:20:50

Indiana drivers find available 0 percent financing at Highland Volkswagen HIGHLAND, Ind., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While there are many significant milestones businesses can reach, 1-year anniversaries are among the most satisfying. Highland Volkswagen, a northwestern Indiana Volkswagen dealership, recently celebrated that prolific achievement. In celebration of reaching the 1-year landmark, Highland Volkswagen is passing along outstanding savings to its customers on new...

2014-09-25 16:21:32

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf is gaining popularity in Minnesota ALBERT LEA, Minn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A local Albert Lea dealership has noticed a large increase in hype surrounding the new 2015 Volkswagen Golf. The Golf, which has been Volkswagens top selling for over 40-years now, has undergone serious changes for the 2015 model year that have everyone talking. The iconic Volkswagen Golf has been reimagined from bumper-to-bumper. They managed to make it bigger, while...

2014-09-25 12:21:53

SAILAUF, Germany, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc., the global leader in volume and sales for automotive latching products, announces that its Motrol closures manufacturing division in Guasticce, Italy, has achieved a noteworthy milestone: 50 million side-door latches manufactured for Volkswagen Group vehicles. Since starting production in 2003, Magna's Motrol division has supplied many of the Group's vehicles with its highly engineered side-door latches....

2014-09-25 12:20:42

HANNOVER, Germany, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dobrindt impressed by commercial vehicle industry's drive for innovation After the ceremonial opening of the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles, Federal Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt took the traditional opening tour, visiting numerous exhibition stands of commercial vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, and manufacturers of trailers, bodies and buses. The minister was accompanied by Matthias Wissmann, President of...

2014-09-23 23:01:28

Telematics Update can announce today that Germany’s largest automakers - BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler – have all been confirmed to give keynote presentations at the Telematics Munich Conference & Exhibition over November 10-11, 2014 to discuss their vision for the connected car as we move towards 2020. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 For the first time ever, senior executives from all of Germany’s ‘big three’ automakers will line-up on stage to give the connected car community an...

2014-09-23 08:21:10

BorgWarner's Advanced Wet Friction Technology Improves Performance, Fuel Economy and Shift Feel AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner (NYSE: BWA) supplies its high-performance wet friction technology for Volkswagen's new hybrid DQ 400e dual-clutch transmission, launching in the 2014 Volkswagen Golf and Audi A3 e-tron. The new transmission for hybrid vehicles with transversely mounted engines employs three clutches (a dual-clutch module plus a disconnecting...

2014-09-22 08:20:33

BEIJING, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentuo International Inc. (NYSE: LAS, "Lentuo" or the "Company"), a leading non-state-owned automobile retailer headquartered in Beijing, today announced that it will report its second quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, September 29, 2014, before the opening of the U.S. markets. Lentuo's management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, September 29, 2014 (8:00 p.m. Beijing time...

2014-09-18 08:21:04

DETROIT and STUTTGART, Germany, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen of America has launched an innovative configuration solution at vw.com. which revolutionizes purchasing new cars on the U.S. market. The new website is based on Mackevision technology from the F_Box family. It gives both the manufacturer and its dealers an unprecedented level of integration in the production and sales processes while, for the first time ever, U.S. car buyers can find exactly the car...


Latest Volkswagen Reference Libraries

Puma
2014-06-18 06:16:00

Puma was manufactured by the Brazilian automobile manufacturer Puma. Puma automobiles derived from the DKW-Malzoni, which were built by Rino Malzoni around 1964. The DKW featured a straight-three cylinder, two-stroke engine. The prototype’s body was made of steel but was considered too heavy, so a fiberglass GT version was shown at the 1964 Sao Paulo Motor Show. Malzoni founded the Luminari Ltda company in 1964 along with other auto enthusiasts. The engine size was increased to a...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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