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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...

2014-09-16 16:21:18

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citi Retail Services today announced a multi-year agreement for the Volkswagen After-Sales Credit Card Program in the United States. This program will provide a credit option to qualified Volkswagen owners/lessees for their parts, accessories, service, and maintenance needs while giving eligible dealers an opportunity to deepen their relationships with these customers. Cardholder benefits include competitive offers, rewards and exclusives. "We...

2014-09-16 08:21:10

BEIJING, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentuo International Inc. (NYSE: LAS) ("Lentuo" or "the Company"), a leading non-state-owned automobile retailer headquartered in Beijing, today provided an update on its strategy to expand its sales and service network in the high-end car segment in China. Over the past decade, Lentuo has made the strengthening of its high-end brand portfolio one of its strategic priorities. Since the opening of its first Audi dealership, the Company has...

2014-09-15 16:22:59

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The evolution of automotive electronic technologies and the growing strict requirements on vehicle's environmental friendiliness has conduced to the electronic control of fuel injection of automobiles in China. It is expected that, in the forthcoming years, Chinese automotive electronic injection industry will keep a steady growth rate of about 8%. Gasoline electronic injection field:In 2002, gasoline engines across China stopped the use of...

2014-09-12 12:21:00

The Two Companies See Tremendous Growth Opportunity in Connected Car Services and Smart Cities KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, Inc., a leading global provider of transportation information, analytics and driver services for the connected car and smart cities, announced Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), the holding company with a controlling interest in the Volkswagen Group, has invested around $55 million for approximately a 10 percent ownership...

2014-09-12 08:21:15

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A hybrid electric vehicle combines two energy sources: mechanical, i.e., internal combustion engine (ICE), and electrical. The size of the gasoline engine in hybrid electric vehicles is smaller than that in traditional vehicles. The combination of these two power sources...

2014-09-10 16:20:29

2015 Volkswagen GTI, 2015 Mustang Convertible and 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata added to National's Emerald Aisle ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Car Rental will provide Emerald Club members access to some of the most advanced and sophisticated vehicles on the market by adding several new 2015 models to Emerald Aisle locations nationwide. Beginning this fall, Volkswagen will offer special access to its all-new 2015 Volkswagen GTI through the Emerald Aisle, an exclusive...

2014-09-10 08:20:56

- Ratio of Pre-owned Car to New Car Sales in Beijing Reaches 1.36:1 - BEIJING, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentuo International Inc. (NYSE: LAS) ("Lentuo" or "the Company"), a leading non-state-owned automobile retailer headquartered in Beijing, today provided an update on its strategy for the rapid and comprehensive expansion of its pre-owned car business. According to the China Automobile Dealers Association ("CADA"), Beijing is poised for rapid growth with transaction volumes...

2014-09-09 23:07:45

The third annual Vincentric Best Value in Canada™ Awards were announced today with a strong performance from Volkswagen Group, earning ten awards, while Best Brand Value in Canada Awards went to Toyota, Audi, and Chevrolet for passenger vehicles, luxury vehicles, and trucks respectively. Based on total cost of ownership and overall value, Vincentric's Best Value in Canada awards recognize vehicles that provide the best value in their market segments. BINGHAM FARMS, MI (PRWEB)...

2014-09-03 08:22:10

Cars.com Reports ATPs Down Nearly 5% This Month CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com reports today that August's Average Transaction Price (ATP) for new light-vehicle sales in the United States was $29,670, down 4.6 percent (-$1,437) from August 2013 and 0.4 percent (-$114) from last month. "Consumers still prefer well-equipped vehicles, so even though the vehicles they're buying have lower base prices, they're buying the more expensive versions, which is positive news...


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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