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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Car industry increases workforce - No, not in Australia

Volkswagen workforce grows to 500,000 employees
Group creates 28,000 new jobs

Board Member for Human Resources Dr. Neumann: "The Group is making considerable investments in new employees."

Wolfsburg, 30 December 2011 - The Volkswagen Group has increased its global workforce by 100,000 employees in the current year. The growth in employee numbers is the result of the integration of new companies and the creation of 28,000 new jobs throughout the world. At the end of November, the Group employed 500,000 people, including more than 12,000 apprentices. (Read more ...)

Volkswagen Group developments in workforce 

Volkswagen - Employees Growth to December 31, 2012

Volkswagen - Workforce by Continents at December 31, 2012

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VW Golf TGI BlueMotion (CNG) Premiers at Geneva 

March 9, 2013 | Germany, Wolfsburg and Switzerland, Geneva

Range of more than 1,300 km 
Consumes just 3.4 kg natural gas per 100 km 

VW Golf TGI BlueMotion
VW Golf TGI BlueMotion
The VW Golf TGI BlueMotion powered with natural gas (CNG) will makes it debut alongside other new Golf models on the shores of Lake Geneva. At the same time, Volkswagen is renaming its so-called “EcoFuel” natural gas models as “TGI BlueMotion.” The new Golf TGI BlueMotion will be launched as the classic hatchback version in the summer and as an estate car in the autumn. (Read more ...)