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Dr Harald Ludanek new Head of Development at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

Dr Harald Ludanek new Head of Development at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

Hannover/Wolfsburg, 8 February 2016 – Dr Harald Ludanek (57) has been appointed new Board Member for Technical Development at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand in Hannover. He is currently Member of the Scania Executive Board and Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Development. Ludanek succeeds Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler (58), who will take over as Head of Quality Assurance in the Volkswagen Group as from 15 February 2016. Dr...

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Stripped bare: Naked Ute revealed as Volkswagen Amarok

Stripped bare: Naked Ute revealed as Volkswagen Amarok

No exterior panels. No soft-touch plastics. No clever infotainment systems. Not even a shred of fabric or cushioning on the seats. There’s not a lot left on the skeletal frame of the Naked Ute, bar what matters most. As part of a multi-platform marketing campaign, encapsulating television, digital and print media, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Australia stripped back its award-winning Amarok ute to the bare bones: exposing its tough,...

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Pure power: the Audi RS Q3 performance

Pure power: the Audi RS Q3 performance

Ingolstadt, 5 February, 2016 – Audi is igniting the next stage of performance in the compact, high-performance SUV segment. The Audi RS Q3 performance impresses with an output of 270 kW and 465 Nm of torque. This incredible power catapults the new top-of-the-line model from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds. Standard top speed is 270 km/h. The premium brand is honing its sporty profile with new RS performance models. The “performance”...

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Factory-developed Amarok Atacama lands in Australia

Factory-developed Amarok Atacama lands in Australia

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Australia has released a new exclusive Amarok model –Amarok Atacama. The factory-developed Amarok Atacama is available now in Australia with deliveries already underway, bringing with it a raft of stylish and practical upgrades for discerning customers.   Expanding on the already impressive equipment levels of the TDI400 Selectable 4MOTION manual and TDI420 Permanent 4MOTION automatic models, which...

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ŠKODA VisionS: SUV Design Study Celebrates Premiere in Geneva

ŠKODA VisionS: SUV Design Study Celebrates Premiere in Geneva

Mladá Boleslav, February 2016: ŠKODA communicates its new, modern design language in the SUV segment. The brand will be showcasing its new show car – the ŠKODA VisionS – at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show, hinting at how ŠKODA’s future SUV could look. The design represents a perfect balance of aesthetics, power and function. Over recent years ŠKODA has completely renewed its model range and the next phase will involve...

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Customer teams determined to clinch third victory for Audi in Australia

Customer teams determined to clinch third victory for Audi in Australia

Ingolstadt, February 1, 2016 – The Audi R8 LMS is facing a special challenge in Australia. In one of Audi Sport customer racing’s most important markets, the sports car will aim to continue its string of success in endurance racing. Following victories in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring and the Sepang 12 Hours last year, the GT3 sports car has already won the Dubai 24 Hours and the GTD class in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona in...

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Amarok Atacama lands in Australia

Amarok Atacama lands in Australia

Factory-developed Amarok Atacama lands in Australia Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Australia has released a new exclusive Amarok model –Amarok Atacama. The factory-developed Amarok Atacama is available now in Australia with deliveries already underway, bringing with it a raft of stylish and practical upgrades for discerning customers. Expanding on the already impressive...

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