– Pole position in Center of Automotive Management ranking
– Winterkorn: “Strong creation is a pivotal to tolerable mobility”
The Volkswagen Group is a world’s heading automotive association in a margin of innovative expostulate technologies. This is reliable by a investigate comparing a growth activities and creation value of 20 general automotive groups recently published by a Center of Automotive Management (CAM). The Volkswagen Group stretched a creation lead compared with a prior year on a strength of a high peculiarity and series of innovations in expostulate technology.
“Strong creation is a pivotal to creation particular mobility even some-more fit and sustainable. One of a Volkswagen Group’s goals is a serve systematic rebate in CO2 emissions from a European new car fleet. The investigate by a Center of Automotive Management confirms we have an glorious basement for achieving this”, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of a Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, said.
The Volkswagen Group now employs over 40,000 researchers and developers worldwide. In 2012 alone, a Group invested some €8.9 billion in building new models as good as fit technologies and drives. A vast share of Volkswagen’s investment is dedicated to shortening a CO2 emissions of a new car fleet. As a result, these efforts core on a serve foundation of a car portfolio, expanding a operation of healthy gas vehicles, and evenly augmenting a potency of petrol and diesel engines.
The Volkswagen Group’s indication operation already includes 302 variants with CO2 emissions of reduction than 120 grams per kilometer; 50 models evacuate reduction than 100g CO2/km. Only recently a investigate by a European Commission reliable that a Volkswagen Group is a world’s largest private zone RD investor.