50,000x motoring leisure direct from the factory
Hannover, July 25, 2014 – Together with the management board and works council the team at the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles California production plant in Hannover Limmer were celebrating on Friday the production of the 50,000th Volkswagen T5 California.
- Celebrations at the California production plant in Hannover
- T5 camper van heading for production record in 2014
Kevin Costner on the road in a Multivan
Hannover/Berlin, 8 July 2014: Ten black Multivan Highline vans will be used as shuttles when Oscar winner Kevin Costner is giving an exclusive concert with his band "Modern West" in Spindler&Klatt in Berlin on Tuesday evening. The occasion is the Berlin Fashion Week and the presentation of the spring and summer collection of Arqueonautas, the fashion label. The Hollywood star is partner of the lifestyle brand which belongs to the Otto Group.
- Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles supports the Arqueonautas event
Unsurpassed: the new Amarok Ultimate
Hannover, 11th June 2014 – The successful Amarok pick-up is starting its new model year with a variant that is particularly comprehensively equipped. The primary identifying feature of the new Amarok Ultimate is the modified front appearance with new bi-xenon headlights and additional chrome elements.
- Special model with bi-xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights and modified appearance
- Further engine variants for single and double cab
Powerful and fuel-efficient: Transporter and Multivan BlueMotion now also have 103-kW TDI engine
Hannover, 4 June 2014 – The very fuel-efficient BlueMotion versions of the Transporter and Multivan will now be offered with a second, more powerful engine version. With the 103-kW / 140-PS engine, the family van consumes just 6.4 litres of fuel per 100 km, while the new Transporter BlueMotion consumes just 6.2 litres per 100 km.
- Two very fuel-efficient engine versions for the successful models from Hannover
This Amarok rocks! Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presents Power DJ version with 5,000-watt sound system
Hanover/Reifnitz, 27 May 2014 - Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presents the Amarok 'Power', demonstrating on the shores of Lake Wörthersee an idea for providing a mobile sound system at any event: for the spacious cargo bed of the 5.25-metre-long pick-up provides sufficient storage space for all the equipment needed for parties such as the GTI meet. Also flexibly transportable by the disc jockey and simple to set up at the venue, this sound system delivering total power of 5,000 watts will certainly have not only the Wörthersee rocking.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles drives Hollywood heroes
Hannover/Cannes, 18 May 2014 –The cast resembles a who's who of action heroes: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Jason Statham, Wesley Snipes, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford. They all play in “The Expendables 3,” which premieres in movie theatres in the U.S. on 15 August. All the actors have come to Cannes in order to promote the film during the film festival there. Also along for the ride are 20 black Volkswagen Multivan Highline, which stand ready for the cast 24/7 as shuttle vehicles
- Stars from “The Expendables 3” emerge from a Multivan in Cannes
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles improves deliveries in Europe by 8.5 per cent in the first quarter
Hannover, April 9 2014: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 76,200 light commercial vehicles to customers throughout Europe during the first three months (January – March 2013: 70,200; + 8.5 per cent). With 120,900 vehicles delivered, global figures were almost up to the previous year's level (previous year: 123,700; -2.3 per cent).
- 5.2 per cent more deliveries to the home market Germany
- 22.9 per cent more deliveries to Great Britain
Transporting passengers for 60 years
Essen / Hannover, 24 March 2014 - On Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles' stand at this year's Techno Classica in Essen (26th - 30th March) everything revolves around passenger transportation. For over 60 years the VW minibus has provided the means to transport up to nine people, be it as a shuttle bus from airport or railway station to a hotel, as a small coach for excursions and holidays or as a chauffeur-driven vehicle for entrepreneurs and directors. Five generations of the VW minibus demonstrate the varying demands and possibilities of their time.
- Five generations of the VW minibus
- From the Samba to the Business
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles builds new Crafter in Poland
Poznań / Hanover, 18 March 2014: The successor of the Volkswagen Crafter will be manufactured in Poland from 2016. A new plant is being built for this purpose in Września in the Voivodeship Wielkopolska and is to go into production in the second half of 2016. With the new plant, the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand will be creating at least 2,300 new jobs.
- New plant to be built in Polish Września
- Change in brand board of management