Following the devastating bush fires at the beginning of the year, Volkswagen is now donating one million Australian dollars (about 617,000 euros) to "Bush Heritage Australia" for bush fire and reforestation projects in Australia.
Dr. Frank Welsch, Volkswagen Board Member for Technical Development, has been awarded the prestigious Mundy Award for Engineering at the annual Autocar awards, in recognition of his work in the development of the MEB (Modular Electric Toolkit) platform and upcoming family of ID. models.
The Volkswagen UK Retailer Network has assisted with a request from the London Ambulance Service to retrofit App-Connect free-of-charge to five of its vehicles during the lockdown period, while keeping this invaluable public service’s vehicles off the road for as little time as possible.
Carsten Intra is to be Chairman of the Board of Management at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Hannover with effect from 1 September 2020.
Even in the coronavirus crisis, the Volkswagen brand is consistently moving ahead with the changeover of its plants to e-mobility in line with its plans.
The Volkswagen Amarok has been crowned Best Utility Vehicle at the fourth annual Auto Trader New Car Awards, voted for by over 181,000 real car owners.