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15.05.2009 In the Leipzig plant of Dr. Ing.h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has started production of the new Panamera, which was presented to the world for the first time on April 19 in Shanghai and will be launched on the market in September. Porsche builds the four-door Gran Turismo g more >>Volkswagen-Porsche 914
15.05.2009 Mid-engined sports cars are inspiring, as the positive response to the Volkswagen Concept BlueSport presented in January 2009 has shown. In the history of Volkswagen there was already a sleek production two-seater with a mid-engine more >>Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga Basis for future US strategy
15.05.2009 The governor of the US state of Tennessee, Phil Bredesen, and Professor Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG for the "Group Production & l more >>" divisionFord Transit Connect across America puts small-business owners behind the wheel
15.05.2009 2010 Ford Transit Connect: Print advertising uses the clever juxtaposition of an independent wine maker and a professional stain remover to illustrate Transit Connect applicability to a wide variety of small-business tasks. * Ford takes an innovative “mobile showroom” featuring the 2010 Transit Connect to 13 markets, offering test drive more >>Alarming TÜV test - defective shock absorbers: high risk of accidents in the curve
14.05.2009 If the shock absorbers are defective, the wheels can easily lose their grip on bends and an accident can happen very quickly. Suddenly the car skidded and slipped off the road. The driver becomes more >>Volkswagen and Scania - two strong partners in motorsport
13.05.2009 Official partnership Volkswagen Motorsport and Scania Germany will be competing together in the 2009 motorsport season: The truck manufacturer, one of the world's leading companies and the ninth brand in the Volkswagen Group since 2008, is equipping the successful team from Wolfsburg with three 500 Powerful tractors for the more >>More power with Toyota Optimal Drive
13.05.2009 Internal engine fine-tuning for the new four-cylinder generation The potential that still lies in the internal combustion engine can be seen when you look at it in detail. The new four-cylinder engines with 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0 liters displacement, which Toyota uses in the Avensis and now also in the Auris and Verso, were from the very first screw in line with the more >>Strong appearance of the new VW Polo
12.05.2009 - 13,000 pre-orders show great interest- Insurance Association rates Polo as “Best in Class” It is the car at the right time: Around 13,000 orders in Germany are the best proof that the new Polo meets the requirements of customers in a difficult time for the automotive industry Fulfills. Despite new tech more >>Bernd Jürg Soltermann: The off-roader initiative is an absurd idea
12.05.2009 Bernhard Jürg Soltermann, General Director / CEO at Ford Motor Company: The 44-year-old from Bern with an MBA degree has been responsible for the two small but important markets more >> since January 1, 2009Apprenticeships campaign in the centenary year: 100 additional positions for the 100th anniversary of Audi
12.05.2009 * Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: "With this campaign we are strengthening the sustainability of our brand." * Audi HR Chief Dr. Werner Widuckel: "Audi is investing in additional apprentices and in the competitiveness of the company." more >>25 years of BMW Mobile Service: Committed to sheer driving pleasure.
12.05.2009 A worldwide unique concept ensures qualified help around the clock in the event of a breakdown. Innovative services from BMW ConnectedDrive make troubleshooting even more efficient and faster. Premium quality is also evident if the sheer driving pleasure is interrupted. With the most modern and comprehensive breakdown assistance system in the world, BMW secures more >>TNS Infratest and MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG honored for the best study 2009
08.05.2009 Bundesverband der Deutschen Markt- und Sozialforscher (BVM) awards the German market research prize to the study to increase customer loyalty. Yesterday evening, TNS Infratest and MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG were nominated for the more >> prizeThe new BFGoodrich® g-Grip enables outstanding performance in both areas
08.05.2009 High safety reserves in the wet and pure driving pleasure on dry roads: With the new g-Grip, BFGoodrich® is bringing a tire to the European market that is tailored to a wide range of vehicles: from small and micro cars to compact vehicles to travel and Lux more >>Mobileye N.V. cooperates with Delphi Corporation and Volvo Car Corporation
08.05.2009 .. to deliver breakthrough optical processing technology for the next generation Volvo S60 Mobileye N.V., a global pioneer in vision-based driver assistance systems and analytics for automotive manufacturers and suppliers, joins Delphi Corporation and Volvo Car Corp. more >>Driving efficiently: new technologies from Audi
07.05.2009 * Start-stop system available from the second quarter of 2009 * Energy recovery: Audi models recover electrical energy * Modular efficiency platform with further innovative technologiesAudi is consistently pressing forward to improve fuel economy and CO2 emissions. Starting in the second quarter of 2 more >>Suzuki Grand Vitara is "Superstar 2009"
07.05.2009 The “Superstars 2009” readers' poll of the all-wheel-drive magazine “4Wheel Fun” ended with a brilliant result for Suzuki: The Suzuki Grand Vitara prevailed against strong competitors in the “Middle Class” category and was placed first more >>Earn access to American Idol viewing party ...
06.05.2009 Test drive America's most fuel efficient midsize sedan * For the first time ever, Ford is making it possible to view the May 19 American Idol finale at cinemas in 10 cities nationwide * To gain access to the cinema viewing parties, consumers must test drive a new 2010 Ford Fusion or Fusion Hybrid at select test more >>Presale of the Exeo ST begins - SEAT Premium-Kombi starts at prices from 23,290 euros
06.05.2009 • The new Exeo ST can now be ordered in Germany • Market research institute “bähr & fess” predicts a high resale valueThe new SEAT Exeo ST can be ordered in Germany with immediate effect. The price also starts for business more >>China's car buyers give reason for optimism in 2009
06.05.2009 TNS Study on Chinese Car Buyers' Intention to Buy Although consumers in China remain reluctant to buy a car, the growing optimism may be a sign of the further recovery of the Chinese car market. This is one of the most important results of one of TNS China Automotive's in the run-up to the 13th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exh more >>Toyota in Poland receives Solidarnosc trade union award
06.05.2009 Award for particularly employee-friendly company Even in the current global car crisis, Toyota remains a particularly responsible employer. The Polish trade union Solidarnosc has honored Toyota in Poland as the only automobile company to date for the particularly respectful treatment of its employees more >>Ford employees take part in the 2nd company run on May 28, 2009 in Cologne
05.05.2009 Walking, running and collecting donations for the Ford diabetes campaignSeveral hundred employees of Ford-Werke GmbH will take part in the "2nd Company Run Cologne", which will start on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:00 pm on the rowing island on the Fühlinger See . The route leads over six kilometers and can be covered walking or walking. more >>Ford takes part in the "NRW saves energy" road show with two fuel-efficient cars
05.05.2009 Ford participates in the energy efficiency offensive "NRW saves energy" of the North Rhine-Westphalian state government, which started on Monday, May 4th, 2009 in Düsseldorf. The Cologne-based automobile manufacturer is presenting two particularly economical and thus also low-emission vehicles: Ford FiestaECOnetic and Ford Focus LPG with LPG / LPG drive. The ones from more >>Ford flat rate now also as a leasing offer for commercial customers
30.04.2009 The attractive "Flatrate" service package is now also available for commercial customers when buying a new Ford car - and leasing has been added to meet the needs of this target group. The Ford-Werke GmbH, the Ford Bank and the participating Ford dealers tie in with the very successful flat rate private more >> introduced in January 2007Driver survives high-speed yellowstone bison crash to buy Ford Fusion again
30.04.2009 2010 Ford Fusion: Safety and Driver-Aid TechnologiesSUMMARY: * Montana driver buys a 2010 Ford Fusion to replace her totaled 2007 Fusion after walking awa more >>Volkswagen brand with new management of after sales worldwide and in sales areas
30.04.2009 The Volkswagen brand is filling a number of new responsible positions in both after-sales and sales areas, with Michael Horn (46) taking over as Head of Volkswagen After-Sales worldwide in June. Horn came to more >> in 1990FC Bayern Munich is looking forward to the Audi Cup
30.04.2009 Stadium campaigns for the home game against Mönchengladbach Advance sales for the international tournament on 29./30. July is running Tickets are available from as little as twelve euros per game day. As a partner of FC Bayern Munich, Audi is using the home game against Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 to get more >>"Motor Klassik" readers again choose Michelin as the "Best Brand" in the field of classic car tires
29.04.2009 Tires remain the most important product area for fans of classic cars - Michelin is the most convincing brand for the second time in a row For the readers of the specialist magazine “Motor Klassik”, Michelin is the best brand in the tire sector. This is the result of this year's “Classic of the Future” electionFinal of the fuel-saving bet - Hans Joachim Stuck loses against Gerhard Plattner
28.04.2009 SEAT Ibiza Ecomotive only consumes 2.91 l / 100 km • Plattner: "1,562 kilometers with a 45-liter tank are sensational" • Hans-Joachim Stuck: "Every driver can significantly reduce consumption" more >>Volkswagen India starts pre-series production of the new Polo
27.04.2009 - Start by Lower Saxony's Minister of Economics, Dr. Philipp Rösler- Information visit by a 30-strong business delegation to the new Volkswagen plant in Pune Volkswagen India started pre-series production of the new Polo on Monday at its new plant in Pune in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The Min more >>VW Eos "Edition 2010" - Order now and enjoy the sun
25.04.2009 Elegant special model of the successful convertible coupé Volkswagen is launching a new special model of the Eos: The Eos “Edition 2010” shines with the “Chrom & Style” design package and numerous convenient equipment details more >>Premiere for the Volkswagen trading center concept
25.04.2009 - The modular concept offers advantages for dealers and customers- New Thielmann car dealership opened in HaigerWith the Thielmann car dealership in Haiger, the first car dealership in Germany opened today that, according to the new more >>Stuck against Plattner - the SEAT fuel-saving bet From Spain to Germany with one tank of fuel
25.04.2009 • Fuel-saving champion Gerhard Plattner starts the record tour in the SEAT Ibiza on April 27th • Hans-Joachim Stuck bets against it: He can't do that! “You can't do that with just one tank of fuel in a full-fledged car!” Claims one. "And it works, you bet?" Countered the other. D more >>Organizational changes in the Toyota press team
25.04.2009 Well-known contacts with new responsibilities The press department of Toyota Germany presents itself in the premiere year 2009 with a new line-up. Henning Meyer will take over from 1.5. the management of the product and technology PR department. The 32-year-old business graduate and journalist has been the press spokesman for Produ more >> since March 2007Audi marks the 100th birthday of the brand with a multi-day celebration and spectacular attractions
25.04.2009 * Opening ceremony with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Ingolstadt on July 16, 2009 * Top-tier pop concert in the Audi Piazza * Historic Donau Ring for motorsports fans * Grand finale with classical concert and fireworks in Klenze ParkThe brand with the four rings will kick more >>A clean affair: ISS chooses Ford ECOnetic
25.04.2009 Service company complements its fleet with economical Ford cars Ten Fiesta and ten Focus models that run under the “ECOnetic” label - these are the new company cars for ISS employees. The leading company in the facility services sector wants to reduce its operating costs with the twenty low-emission and low-CO2 Ford economy vehicles, before a more >>Ford Fiesta sets a record: from zero to 250,000 in just 9 months
25.04.2009 Best seller in Europe in March with 52,800 units Just nine months after its launch, the 250,000 is. Ford Fiesta rolled off the assembly line at the Ford plant in Cologne on Thursday, April 23, 2009. No Fiesta generation before has managed to achieve a comparable result in such a short period of time. Alone in the M more >>New era of flexible manufacturing begins at Ford's Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville
25.04.2009 * Ford invested $ 200 million in Kentucky Truck Plant to retool the plant for the launch of the Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator * The retooling of Kentucky Truck Plant, including the installation of a flexible body shop, is part of Ford's plan to increase the flexibility and efficiency of its North American plants * N more >>Open house on April 25th Market launch of SEAT Exeo and SEAT Leon and Altea 2009
24.04.2009 As part of the market launch of the new SEAT Exeo and the Leon and Altea in 2009, an open day will be held at the SEAT partners throughout Germany. On April 25th - true to the campaign motto - all new SEAT models will be the focus of the presentation in the dealerships. In addition to the SEAT Exeo, the new Alt more >> will also be on displaySporty R-Line equipment packages now also for the Tiguan
23.04.2009 Refreshed with the typical features of the R-Line, such as 19-inch "Omanyt" wheels, newly designed and painted bumpers and sporty interior details, the Tiguan looks even more dynamic. The new equipment packages for the successful model are now more >>