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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Ford Puma

26 June 2019

BMW has revealed a plug-in hybrid supercar concept at an event in Munich. The Vision M Next is to make its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September, as will two other just-announced models: a facelifted Q7 range and the Ford Puma.


Audi presents new edition of Q7

26 June 2019


From assembly line to VW supervisory board

24 June 2019

A former Daimler assembly line worker has been appointed to the Volkswagen supervisory board.


VW teams withi Lidl and Kaufland for EV charging

21 June 2019

Volkswagen is partnering with the Lidl and Kaufland supermarket chains, owned by the Schwarz Group for Berlin EV charging stations.


Skoda IT opens SAP centre in Prague

21 June 2019

Skoda IT has opened an SAP centre in Prague.


Cupra breaks ground on new headquarters

21 June 2019


VW Group sets out in-house software strategy

19 June 2019

Volkswagen Group intends to group more than 5,000 digital experts together in its new "Car.Software" unit with group responsibility for software in the vehicle by 2025.


Ex-Cadillac marketer joins Bentley

19 June 2019

Volkswagen's Bentley Motors has appointed Florian Spinoly director of product and marketing, effective immediately.


VW plans 10% partial IPO for Traton unit

17 June 2019

Volkswagen Group is planning a 10% stake listing for its Traton commercial vehicle unit. The IPO could raise up to EUR1.9bn for VW. Traton is VW's commercial vehicle specialist that includes brands such as MAN and Scania. Earlier this year VW put the partial IPO on hold, but has now concluded the time is right.


Skoda global sales drops 6.6% in May 2019

13 June 2019


Huawei working with Audi and GAC on driverless cars

13 June 2019

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it will launch self-driving cars as early as 2021 in partnership with several carmakers, including Audi, Toyota and Chinese firms.


Volkswagen leads US$1bn Northvolt capital raise

13 June 2019

Volkswagen Group and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division are leading a US$1bn equity capital raise in Northvolt, alongside BMW, AMF, Folksam and IMAS Foundation for 16 GWh lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing capacity.


VW aims to install 36,000 EV charging points in Europe

12 June 2019

Volkswagen says it is aiming for a rapid breakthrough for e-mobility and is redoubling its efforts in the field of charging infrastructure.


Skoda trials car-sharing service for students

12 June 2019

Skoda says it is trialling Europe’s first car-sharing service for Czech university students and is eyeing a sizeable opportunity in the UK.


Volkswagen brand sales slump in May

12 June 2019

Volkswagen brand sales fell 5.1% year on year to 512,100 vehicles worldwide in May with the automaker calling the month's results a mixed picture.


SEAT names new global marketing director

12 June 2019


Renesas and SVW establish China Electronic Joint Lab

11 June 2019

Renesas Electronics has established the Automotive Electronic Joint Laboratory with SAIC Volkswagen Automobile (SVW).


NSK and VW unveil steering divisions agreement

11 June 2019

NSK and Volkswagen have announced a formal cooperation agreement between the two companies' steering divisions.


Audi worldwide sale down 5.4% in May 2019

10 June 2019


VW to further invest in digitalisation projects

6 June 2019

Volkswagen says it will be investing up to EUR4bn (US$4.49bn) in digitalisation projects through 2023 – mainly in administration but also in production. At least 2,000 new jobs related to digitalisation are to be created.


SEAT reduces environmental impact of its Martorell factory

6 June 2019


VW digitalisation adds 2,000 jobs, axes 4,000 but not compulsory layoffs

5 June 2019

Volkswagen said it would be spending up to EUR4bn on digitalisation projects to the end of 2023 – mainly in administration but also in production.


VW's Seat launches new EV

4 June 2019

Having laid out its electrified vehicle plans last March, VW Group Spanish unit Seat has launched the Mii electric, its first production all-electric vehicle. This will be followed by the el-Born EV and PHEV versions of the Leon, Cupra Leon and Formentor.


VW of America sales surge 14% in May 2019

4 June 2019


Audi reorganises its communications unit

4 June 2019


VW Group announces senior leadership changes

31 May 2019


JAC Volkswagen partners and JV ink development agreement

31 May 2019


Bentley named UK's top automotive employer for school leavers

30 May 2019

VW Group-owned luxury brand Bentley Motors has been recognised as the number one automotive employer for school leavers in the UK for the second year running.


SEAT uses supercomputer for aerodynamics

29 May 2019

VW Group-owned SEAT says it uses the most powerful computer in Spain, and the seventh in Europe, to improve the aerodynamic design of its cars.


SEAT to re-enter China market 'in next 2-3 years'

29 May 2019

VW Group says it is expanding its business in China and ramping up plans to add the SEAT brand to its biggest market with a focus on electric cars.

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Volkswagen Group news

Frankfurt IAA debuts - BMW M Next and Ford Puma

26 June 2019

BMW has revealed a plug-in hybrid supercar concept at an event in Munich. The Vision M Next is to...


just-auto Plus only Audi presents new edition of Q7

26 June 2019

The Audi Q7 is getting an all-round update – both visually and technically. The large SUV f...


From assembly line to VW supervisory board

24 June 2019

A former Daimler assembly line worker has been appointed to the Volkswagen supervisory board....


VW teams withi Lidl and Kaufland for EV charging

21 June 2019

Volkswagen is partnering with the Lidl and Kaufland supermarket chains, owned by the Schwarz Grou...


Skoda IT opens SAP centre in Prague

21 June 2019

Skoda IT has opened an SAP centre in Prague. 'Closer to talents, partners and customers' is th...


just-auto Plus only Cupra breaks ground on new headquarters

21 June 2019

Cupra has started building its new headquarters, as announced by company chief executive officer...



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