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Volkswagen Group Announces Record Investments in Eco-Friendly Products

Volkswagen Group Announces Record Investments in Eco-Friendly Products

Volkswagen Group announced on Monday its plans to increase its investment expenditures on eco-friendly vehicles from last year by 15% to a record value of €10.2 billion or $14 billion. On the eve of the opening of the Geneva Motor Show, Dr. Martin Winterkorn, the Wolfsburg automaker’s chairman of the …

Volkswagen Introduces the 2015 T-Roc

Volkswagen Introduces the 2015 T-Roc

Next week at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen will announce the world premier of the T-Roc, a two-door concept vehicle that combines the all-wheel drive capabilities of a sports utility vehicle with the breeziness of a convertible. With removable roof halves and digital instruments, the progressive design of …

BMW Acquires Original Factory Buildings and Grounds in Munich

BMW Acquires Original Factory Buildings and Grounds in Munich

BMW announced on Wednesday that it has acquired a 140,000 square-feet  (or 13,000-square-meter) plot of land in Munich’s Milbertshofen district that served as the company’s first plant. The property most recently occupied by a Knorr-Bremse factory. . The land still has several buildings from the original BMW aircraft engine production …