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In 1991, Volkswagen launched the third-generation Golf, garnering the European Car of the Year for 1992 (the previous two generations were nominated but lost to the Citroën CX in 1975 and the Fiat Uno in 1984).
The fifth generation Volkswagen Golf was launched in 2004, came runner-up to the Fiat Panda in the 2004 European Car of the Year, and has spawned several cousins: SEAT Toledo, Skoda Octavia and Audi A3 hatchback ranges as well as a new mini-MPV, the Seat Altea.
Volkswagen has a 29.9% stake in German truck manufacturer MAN AG, who recently in 2006 launched a takeover bid for the Swedish truck maker Scania, in which VW holds 20.3% of company and 35.31% of the voting stock.
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List of Volkswagen platforms Volkswagen has a number of shares automobile platforms: compact cars Volkswagen B platform...
Volkswagen Volkswagen (VW) is an VAG, one of the world's four biggest car producers.
Volkswagen A platform The Volkswagen A platform is an all wheel drive.
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 Volkswagen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Volkswagen (VW) is an automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Germany.
In 1992 leadership of the Volkswagen Group went to Ferdinand Piëch, grandson of Ferdinand Porsche.
Volkswagen is part of the Volkswagen group (VAG), along with:
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 Volkswagen - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
There have been fivegenerations of the Volkswagen Golf, the first of which was produced from the summer of 1974 until the end of 1983.
In 1991, Volkswagen launched the third generation Golf and it was third time lucky when the VolkswagenGolf was voted European Car of the Year for 1992.
In 1992 leadership of the Volkswagen Group went to FerdinandPiëch, grandson of Ferdinand Porsche.
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 List of Volkswagen platforms
List of Volkswagen platforms is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
While Volkswagen's range of cars soon became similar to that of other large European car-makers, the Golf has been the mainstay of the Volkswagen lineup since its introduction, and the mechanical basis for several other cars of the company.
Volkswagen is part of the Volkswagen group, along with: Audi (the former post-WWII Auto Union/DKW)—bought from Daimler-Benz in 1964.
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 Volkswagen -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Volkswagen (VW) is an (4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine) automobile manufacturer based in (Click link for more info and facts about Wolfsburg) Wolfsburg, (A republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990) Germany.
Volkswagen literally translates as "people's (4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine) car " in (An Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the Commonwealth countries) English.
In (A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD) Italy it was the (Click link for more info and facts about Fiat 500) Fiat 500.
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 Volkswagen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The fourth incarnation of the Golf arrived in late 1997, its chassis spawned a host of other cars within the Volkswagen group—the Volkswagen Bora (the sedan, still called Jetta in the USA), Volkswagen New Beetle, Seat Toledo, Seat Leon, Audi A3, Audi TT and Skoda Octavia.
The last generation Volkswagen Golf was launched in late 2003, came runner-up to the Fiat Panda in the 2004 European Car of the Year, and has so far spawned the new generation Seat Toledo, Skoda Octavia and Audi A3 hatchback ranges as well as a new mini-MPV, the Seat Altea.
This event is called the "Mt. Shasta Snow Trip Challenge" and is a good example of VW enthusiasts' trust in the durability of their often 40-year-old cars.
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List of Ford platforms The following automobile platforms are used by Ford Motor Company and its subsidiaries.
List of GM platforms General Motors has embraced the sharing of automobile platforms globally.
List of Nissan platforms Nissan corporation has a few global automobile platforms used for various cars.
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 ENGLISH ENCYCLOPAEDIA - Automobile platform   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Originally, a platform was a literally shared chassis from a previously-engineered vehicle, as in the case for the Volkswagen Beetle frame under the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia.
The first generic platform to be shared among a number of vehicles was the Ford Fox platform of the 1970s.
Volkswagen A platform -mates like the Audi TT and Volkswagen Golf also share much of their mechanical components but seem entirely different.
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 The Car Connection - Volkswagen
For 2005, Volkswagen's retro-flavored New Beetle, receives a number of minor enhancements, including a newly standard audio system that includes a connector for an MP3 player, and available satellite radio with a choice of either Sirius or XM service.
Volkswagen champions the alternative-fuel cause with a pair of striking new diesels.
Volkswagen's full-size sport-utility vehicle shares platforms and certain components with the Porsche Cayenne, and is named after a tribe of nomads living in the
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 FreeLists / Special Interest
This list is the Internet based means for members of the TRTC those interested in the American Tobacco Trail to discuss issues, trails topics, technology based topics, and general information.We promote and integrate the use of information and communications technology on trail advocacy, use and building issues.
It is also a discussion list to dispel myths and to have truthful discussion about the behavior, containment, and welfare of the captive raised wolf and their hybrids.
This list is primarily for people interested in discussing and learning the technical details of using computers for various aspects of processing information in the Yiddish language, as well as such related topics as Yiddish computer terminology and using Yiddish on the Internet.
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 1998 Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen's own hardware is plenty good, so this borrowing of powertrains and chassis platforms might seem unnecessary to aficionados.
It doesn't look like any Volkswagen we've seen, but some of the new design elements seen here are an indication of upcoming VW products, particularly the New Beetle.
The only potential stumbling block to its success is the window sticker, but closer inspection reveals base prices aren't the whole story: At a glance, the Volkswagen Passat seems more expensive than some of its rivals, but their advantage quickly vanishes when comparisons are made between similarly equipped examples.
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 W3C Open Source Software
For a list of changes and download links, see the announcement on the validator's mailing-list.
List of bug fixes/new features for more details.
The Log Validator is a web server log analysis and validation tool: it can help web content managers find and fix the most frequently accessed invalid documents on their Web site.
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 VOLKSWAGEN’S NEW BEETLE AND APPLE’S i-POD UNITE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Volkswagen of America, Inc. and Apple Computers have dubbed the new initiative: “Pods Unite.” The pairing begins today and will be featured prominently in a TV, local radio and newspaper, nationwide print, broadcast media and e-commerce campaign, through the end of September.
The 2003 Volkswagen New Beetle comes in several trim levels and offers drivers the highly fuel-efficient, 90-hp GL 1.9 TDI (Turbo Direct Injection) diesel, a value- leading 2.0 liter gas engine and the sporty 1.8 T with 150 hp.
Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, one of the world’s largest automakers.
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 Volkswagen article - Volkswagen automobile Wolfsburg Germany Origins 1930s Germany 1945: British - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Volkswagen article - Volkswagen automobile Wolfsburg Germany Origins 1930s Germany 1945: British - What-Means.com
Volkswagen (VW) is an automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Germany, the core of VAG, one of the world's four biggest car producers.
Volkswagen article - Volkswagen definition - what means Volkswagen
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 TYPO3 CMS: Highlights
Below is a brief list of the most important highlights TYPO3 has to offer.
TYPO3 is a browser-based CMS that runs on most platforms (Windows, Mac or Linux) and is compatible with a variety of current browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari, etc.).
With over 20,000 developers registered on typo3.org, you will find you are in good company while learning and using the system.
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 List of Volkswagen platforms Definition / List of Volkswagen platforms Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
List of Volkswagen platforms Definition / List of Volkswagen platforms Research
Volkswagen A platform for compact cars Compact car is a largely North American term denoting an automobile smaller than a midsize car, but larger than a subcompact car.
Volkswagen B platform for midsize cars A mid-size car, frequently referred to as an intermediate, is an automobile with a size between that of a compact and a full-size or standard-size car.
www.elresearch.com /List_of_Volkswagen_platforms   (188 words)

 Who's Who of Volkswagen
In the course of the next millennium, there will be new names added to this list, but the core movers and shakers of this small car's world will always remain.--By VW Trends 1.
Ivan Hirst: Heralded as the savior of the Volkswagen, Hirst believed in the Beetle when no one else did by cleaning up the Wolfsburg factory after World War II and producing Volkswagens under the British control.
Ferdinand Piech: Taking over Volkswagen AG in 1993 (when VW was losing over a billion annually), he introduced a ruthless cost-cutting regime, reduced the number of car platforms from 16 to four and added pizzas into an almost dead company.
www.vwtrendsweb.com /features/0106vwt_people   (861 words)

 Forbes.com: Volkswagen: great cars, wimpy stock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Under Chief Executive Ferdinand Piëch, Volkswagen is building some of the best cars in the world.
For example, in 1993, when Mercedes (which was known as Daimler-Benz at the time) went to American accounting standards in order to get a listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the reported profit difference was $1.4 billion (a $354 million profit by German accounting, a $1.1 billion loss the American way).
Volkswagen has also received flak because Piëch hasn't pumped up the stock.
www.forbes.com /1999/11/29/1129.html   (1020 words)

 GameStats: Volkswagen Golf Racer Cheats, Reviews, News
Volkswagen Golf Racer is an official racing game about the legendary European Volkswagen Golf series.
We have the most extensive list of Volkswagen Golf Racer reviews, previews, and news from around the net.
By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the User Agreement.
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 VWvortex Forums: FIRST PHOTOS: Volkswagen Touareg SUV
The countdown is running to the third phase of Volkswagen's luxury segment campaign: the sporty Passat W8 and the innovative Phaeton will soon be joined by the Touareg, an exclusive off-road vehicle.
With a length of 4.75 metres (187 inches), a width of 1.93 metres (76 inches), a height of 1.72 metres (67.7 inches), and a wheel base of 2.86 metres (112.6 inches), the Touareg is firmly placed in the off-roader luxury segment.
The new Volkswagen is a crossover vehicle, and will call to mind not only an off-road vehicle, but also a sporty luxury class estate car.
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 So how are the German Supercomputer centres doing?
As development platforms are an Intel Paragon XP/S till end of 1999 and a Hitachi SR2001 available.
As this centre is listed as academia in the Top500 list, the usage of the industry is hidden.
But this picture is wrong in Germany, in the Top500 list only Volkswagen uses its NEC SX-3 with 3 processors for automotive applications.
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 THE POCKET ROCKET - For Volkswagen Enthusiasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Again, Volkswagen and Audi Enthusiasts united for a fun weekend; featuring a wide variety of events from Autocross, Drag Racing, Show Cars and the fan favourite the Burnout competition.
The countdown to the European launch of the sixth new Volkswagen this year is underway: the first Passat Estates will be presented at VW dealerships in Germany, the debut market, on 19 August.
Following the Touran, Golf and Touareg, it is therefore the fourth Volkswagen in a row to be awarded the highest vehicle safety ranking.
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 commission.ca - List of Volkswagen platforms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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However, over the years it has shared some vehicle platforms with...
Volkswagen has a number of shared automobile platform s:
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 Online Automobile Auction
First of all, they tend to have an organized process of reconditioning their cars, as well as knowing, in advance, exactly which group of cars will be auctioned in a given day.
The biggest difference among platforms is the lack of MPEG-1 playback on QuickTime for Windows.
Unfortunately, that's the only viable platform right now since none of the Microsoft beta players for Mac have been stable or high quality enough for even occasional use.
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 Volkswagen - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
By 1946 the factory was producing 1000 cars a month, a remarkable feat considering the factory was still in disrepair: the damaged roof and windows meant rain stopped production; the steel to make the cars had to be bartered with new vehicles.
From 2003, only BMW may make cars called Rolls-Royce.
Germanlook.com (enthusiasts site for modifying aircooled Volkswagens) http://www.germanlook.com
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 Agents/Platforms Report: bear-racing.com
These reports list the agents (browsers) and platforms (operating systems) utilized by visitors to these pages.
Browsers which "spoof" other browsers are identified as what they really are, rather than as what they claim to be.
The fourth report is a complete and essentially unprocessed listing of the raw data from the agent log.
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 BEST lemon law volkswagen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
We hope we have provided your the most helpful lemon law volkswagen Information, to this end, we are very happy to provide you with lemon law volkswagen for your enjoyment.
Volkswagen Passat has been plaqued with reliability problems and lemon law claims.   Volkswagen had a noted problem with ignition coils, but the Passats have had other problems.
No matter whether its a Ford lemon, a Chrysler lemon, a volkswagen lemon or even a BMW lemon the Lemon law is there to help you.
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 List of all Tex-Net and Associates' Pages - Instant Gourmet Cappuccino, Audio Bibles on Cassette & CD, Health Food ...
Most Cadillac products have their own engines and vehicle platforms, but some, like the CTS, are shared with other vehicles in GM's worldwide lineup.
Today they are owned by General Motors and share some engine and vehicle platforms with other models in the GM family.
German manufacturer, Volkswagen, built its reputation on one vehicle, the Type I. Affectionately known as the "Beetle," this diminutive car lead the way for a line of "Beetle-based"" models in post World War II Europe.
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 VW : Encyclopedia Entry
A 1975 American advertisement for the Volkswagen Golf, sold as the Rabbit in the U.S. and Canada.
The 2000 Volkswagen Golf GL, in North American form.
The fifth-generation Golf, sold in North America as the Rabbit.
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 An Analysis of the Top Global Automotive Manufacturing Platforms - Management Briefing (1312587) - Print Friendly
There have been a number of significant changes to the top ten global platforms in 2005, with Volkswagen's A5 platform taking the top-spot, having achieved a volume not far short of 2m units.
This briefing analyses the top global automotive manufacturers' approaches to platform strategy, particularly Ford, Toyota and General Motors.
The briefing also discusses the increased role of electronics on major component sub-systems, the advantages and disadvantages of a platform policy, and answers the question 'are the top ranking platforms really global?'
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