Volkswagen becomes world’s most sustainable automotive group

Volkswagen becomes world’s most sustainable automotive group For the first time, the Volkswagen Group has been listed as the most sustainable automaker in the world’s leading sustainability ranking. RobecoSAM AG classed the company as the Industry Group Leader in the automobiles and components sector in this year’s review of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). […]

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Volkswagen Group reports solid half year 2013

Volkswagen Group reports solid half year result • Operating profit of €5.8 billion (€6.5 billion) in difficult market environment • High net liquidity in Automotive Division at €11.3 billion • Winterkorn: “We made considerable progress following a subdued start to the year.” The Volkswagen Group maintained its trajectory in the first six months of fiscal […]

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GAZ Group Bo Andersson honoured by Detroit’s Automotive Hall of Fame

GAZ Group CEO, Bo Andersson, receives Distinguished Service Citation from Detroit’s “Automotive Hall of Fame” On Thursday 25th July GAZ Group CEO, Bo Andersson, received a Distinguished Service Citation from the Automotive Hall of Fame in Detroit, USA. The citation is designed to recognize men and women “who have contributed in some significant manner to […]

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Dmitry Medvedev on business and combating corruption

As the 5,125-year-long cycle in the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar came to its conclusion, Dmitry Medvedev held an open Forum with entrepreneurs and businesses, large and small, representing domestic and foreign investment from across Russia. He discusses how to improve the business environment and combat corruption and noted “The world hasn’t ended yet, although it’s already […]

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The changing face of Russia…and Russian logistics

The changing face of Russia…and of Russian logistics An excerpt is taken from the interview of Ilya Kositskiy, the Customs Department Director at RTL Group, by Logistics Business Magazine.   Ilya Kositskiy is the Customs Department Director at RTL Group, a Russian company engaged as a full service logistics provider. RTL were established in 2004 and are […]

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VW Group RU keeps growing

Volkswagen Group Russia continues to win a significant proportion of an expanding market. Volkswagen Group Russia (VGR) markets five brands in Russia – Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, Seat and Volkswagen commercial vehicles. In 2011, VGR Russian sales grew by 74% to 228,799 vehicles, of which more than 134,000 were produced in Kaluga, up over 40% on […]

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