Volkswagen focuses on improved sales in North America The Tennessean… — Volkswagen Passat (North America)

18 Июн 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Volkswagen focuses on improved sales in North America The Tennessean… — Volkswagen Passat (North America) отключены
Volkswagen Passat (North America)

Volkswagen focuses on improved in North America

Volkswagen to invest more than $7 in North America over the five years in its quest to more than 1 million and Audi vehicles in the U.S. by company officials said.

it would be expected that of that growth would at the company’s plant in Chattanooga, remain tight-lipped on which ultimately will be awarded the new midsize SUV that is planned to hit by 2016.

At this week’s 2014 American International Auto CEO Martin Winterkorn would not say the SUV would be built, but its plant in is under consideration.

VW already the Passat sedan in Chattanooga, the UAW has been working to organize 2,000 workers. Management has it would not stand in the way of a union

Winterkorn said the decision on to make the SUV is not related to whether the plant becomes unionized.

also has a plant in Puebla,

In 2013, Volkswagen’s global increased 5 percent to more 9.7 million vehicles sold. The said it expects sales to by about the same percentage in But in the U.S. Volkswagen’s sales 2 percent last year.

Horn, 52, CEO of Volkswagen of America, is with reversing Volkswagen’s He replaced Jonathon Browning, who over rapid growth 2010 and 2012, when the plant opened.

On Monday, showed three new vehicles at the show in Detroit — a peppier R, a Passat Bluemotion concept and a study of what an updated Buggy Beetle might like.

Volkswagen Passat (North America)

Boasting 290-horsepower and a 4.9-second m.p.h. time, the Golf R will spice up Volkswagen’s sales leader when it in America in a year or so.

Meanwhile, to a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine, the Bluemotion midsize sedan hit 42 m.p.g. on the highway, according to projections. A dual-clutch automatic completely decouples the wheels the engine when coasting to improve fuel economy. VW is all these technologies for use on future vehicles.

Finally, Volkswagen has said the Dune will have a and rugged off-road look.”

the stripped-down dune buggies from the original Beetle, the concept’s ride height is 2 higher than the production to help it negotiate sand and The concept uses plenty of parts, suggesting VW could something like it with Its front-wheel-drive powertrain uses a four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission.

Sales of the Beetle declined percent in 2013. VW re-introduced the in the U.S. in 1998 and redesigned it in

Mark Phelan, auto for the Detroit Free Press, and USA contributed to this story.

Volkswagen Passat (North America)
Volkswagen Passat (North America)


Other articles of the category "Passat":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts

Born in the USSR

About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Volkswagen all cars catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about cars Volkswagen.