NEWS : History
Jul 11, 2016
CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION: 50 YEARS OF VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORTExactly 50 years ago, on 11th July 1966, a group of Munich-based traders and importers who shared an interest in sport founded the “Verband Formel V Europa e. V.” – this was the birth of Volkswagen...
Apr 16, 2014
VOLKSWAGEN CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF THE GOLF AT THE NEW YORK AUTO SHOWThe most successful European car of all time turns 40 this year. More than 30 million Golf models have been sold since the car went on sale in May 1974 in Europe and in December of that year in the...
Jan 30, 2014
THE VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE CELEBRATES 65 YEARS IN THE UNITED STATESThis month, the Volkswagen Beetle celebrates 65 years since it first arrived in the United States.
Aug 20, 2013
VOLKSWAGEN CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF THE KARMANN GHIAThanks to the Karmann Ghia, Volkswagen had a car in the mid-1950s in its line-up that was positioned above the Beetle, allowing the company to appeal to a broader customer base.
Jan 24, 2013