Volkswagen Group extends creation care in expostulate technologies


– Pole position in Center of Automotive Management ranking
– Winterkorn: “Strong creation is a pivotal to tolerable mobility”

The twin up! judgment automobile – city dilettante with a plug-in hybridThe 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.

New Golf TGI BlueMotion consumes only 3.4 kg healthy gas per 100 km.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.