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    Report: VW to accelerate US model rollout
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    Volkswagen of America continues to see a sales decline, and the automaker is getting desperate to stop it. From January through April, Volkswagen sold 118,154 vehicles, down 10.4 percent from the year before. Something has to be done to stem the losses, and the business thinks it has an idea ...

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    Official: VW introduces radically different new consumer site, draws mixed reviews
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    The one thing that is certain in life is change, especially in the fast-moving world of the internet. So it's not usually news when an automaker redesigns its website. However, Volkswagen of America just launched a major revamp of its site to try and make it a less intimidating way to research ...

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    Report: VW exec calls US ops a 'disaster'
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    Today in the Tell Us How You Really Feel file we have Bernd Osterloh, head of Volkswagen AG's Group Works Councils and member of the company's supervisory board, labeling the company's US operations "a disaster." Why? Because Osterloh believes VW of America doesn't have the models it needs to be ...

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    VW America creates new role: VP of Customer Experience
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    Volkswagen took another step to plug any holes in its quality-control loop by appointing a VP of Customer Experience. The new position is being filled by Mark Barnes, who moves over from his role as COO and head of sales for VW of America. The point is to create a "a systemic approach to better ...

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    Featured: Volkswagen: What's Going On With Chattanooga's Newest Resident? - Part 1
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    When you're done, check out Volkswagen: What's Going On With Chattanooga's Newest Resident? - Part 2 The Holy Roman Empire of car companies, Volkswagen AG, is a resident of the U.S. again after more than two decades away subduing other lands. For at least ten of those years, the question has ...

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    Report: Volkswagen GTI Edition 35 not coming to America after all?
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    Reports that the Volkswagen GTI Edition 35 would make the transatlantic voyage to American dealerships appear to have been premature, as follow-up reports indicate that the anniversary-edition Golf won't be offered Stateside. The Edition 35, as you may recall, sports a special front end, wheels ...

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    Bugatti looking for a student intern to drive Veyrons, fetch dry cleaning
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    2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ah, to be in college again. The enlightenment. The drinking. The promiscuity. The million-dollar supercars. Wait, what? That's right. Bugatti is looking for a student intern at their office in Herndon, Virginia, to ...

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    Officially Official: VW of America names Browning as new CEO
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    Yesterday, we reported that Volkswagen was planning to name Jonathan Browning as its new CEO of United States operations. At 11:00 AM today, VW did just that – Browning will officially assume the role on October 1st of this year. Browning has held many executive sales and marketing positions ...

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    Report: Jonathan Browning to head Volkswagen's U.S. operations
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    Since the departure of Stefan Jacoby, Volkswagen has been hunting for a new helmsman for its U.S. operations. Word is that VW have found that man. Jonathan Browning, a former managing executive for General Motors and Ford, is set to take over the position Jacoby vacated when taking the CEO spot at ...

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    Will a lack of U.S. leadership derail VW's ambitious sales plan?
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    2011 Volkswagen Jetta – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen has big plans for the U.S. auto industry. By 2018, The People's Automaker plans to sell a combined one million VWs and Audis per year; or about three times current sales numbers. VW has a plant in Tennessee that will ...

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    Porsche and VW expected to keep NA operations independent?
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    The German auto industry is in for a big shakeup with the news that Porsche will be merging with the Volkswagen group. But while Wolfsburg and Stuttgart prepare for mutual integration, on this side of the Atlantic, business is expected to carry on as usual.According to the latest report from ...

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    What's in a name? VW of America officially renamed...
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    As of January 1st Volkswagen of America will be known by a new name: Volkswagen Group of America. In their efforts to take down Toyota as the world's top automaker Volkswagen has chosen to begin embracing its multi-brand size by adding the term group to its corporate moniker. It's a reminder that ...

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