Volkswagen has not decided whether to offer a minivan after its contract with the Chrysler Group expires in about two years, said Jonathan Browning, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America. Continue reading ‘VW ponders the future of the Routan’
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We ask, where is the TDI Routan? Wouldn’t this make it even better if you could save a ton of cash while driving long distances? The Routan S gets a 16/23mpg split while the Routan SEL gets a 17/25mpg. Now, this is on par with the other mini-vans out there but we all know moms put a lot of miles on their van, daily.
This Labor Day, as millions of Americans take to the streets and highways, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is teaming up with travel expert and author Emily Kaufman (aka The Travel Mom) to share high- and low-tech ways to keep the family busy and bonding on their journeys.
Routan Customers Now Able to Take Internet Access on the Road With Wi-Fi from Autonet Mobile
Uconnect web to provide in-vehicle internet entertainment to Volkswagen’s minivan
Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced a collaboration with Autonet Mobile, that will make it possible to equip their European-tuned minivan, Routan, with uconnect web, an in-vehicle internet service. Beginning this month, approximately 600 Volkswagen dealerships in the United States will offer Routan owners the opportunity to add uconnect web, powered by Autonet Mobile, to their vehicle. This partnership will deliver the first internet entertainment system for Volkswagen vehicles.
New ‘BUS’ Character Voiced by Thomas Haden Church Discusses Fuel Efficiency, Safety and Low Cost
Volkswagen of America, Inc. today kicks off the latest installment of its DAS AUTO brand campaign, this time with a collection of 30-second TV spots entitled ‘Meet the Volkswagens.’ The new spots again feature Max the Beetle but also introduce a brand new character named BUS. Voiced by actor Thomas Haden Church, BUS is a talking ruby red 1963 Volkswagen Micro Bus who draws upon Volkswagen’s tradition and heritage while creating clever vignettes that make subtle competitive comparisons in order to highlight key messages like mileage, fuel efficiency, cost of ownership and safety. The campaign will run for 8 weeks and will be supported online and at dealerships nationwide. A first for Volkswagen, the TV spots will direct viewers to Facebook where they will experience information and messaging surrounding the campaign and other brand initiatives.
Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced April 2009 sales of 16,289 units, a 16.1 percent decrease over April 2008 sale of 19,415 units.
Volkswagen’s European tuned minivan, Routan, posted its best sales month ever with 2,606 unit sales. The New Beetle also performed well in April with its best sales month since August of 2008.
Hmmm, Brooke Shields? We just hope this entrance into the minivan segment works for Volkswagen AG. Oh and the fact that it’s not a true Volkswagen
Ads Introduce Celebrity Spokesperson and Give Call to Action: Have Babies for Love, Not German Engineering
Volkswagen of America announced today the launch of its campaign for the Routan, the only minivan in America with German engineering. Part of the global brand platform Das Auto, the advertising and marketing campaign rolls out today and includes TV, radio, print and online components and features Brooke Shields as spokesperson. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen launches campaign for all-new Routan’
The 2009 Routan, Volkswagen’s all-new seven-passenger minivan, delivers the best of both worlds: a vehicle that combines German sensibilities in design, fit and finish and European ride and handling characteristics, together with market relevant features while still delivering an outstanding value. Continue reading ’2009 Volkswagen Routan: A Stylish alternative to the Minivan’
As a father of two and a VW nut, something about this just sounds not right. $1,500 is going to contribute nada, well, I once paid $3k cash for a ’90 Jetta GL. Without looking into it, I’m sure you never see the $1,500.
We have used upromise.com in the past and you can get family members to sign up as well. Anything they purchase adds to your childs account. In reality it is a better gift than the toys and crap that accumulates, then breaks and gets trashed. However, the Volkswagen Routan does have nice, rear space for storage.
Oh Snap! We forgot, it is a
Chrysler Town & Country. Never mind Volkswagen. Better yet, can you offer this with the Tiguan? Toureg? or how about a used EuroMV!
Volkswagen partners with Upromise® to provide customers $1,500 when they buy or lease a Routan
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today a partnership with Upromise, the country’s largest private source of college funding contributions, to provide $1,500 to customers who purchase or lease a new 2009 Routan for their child’s future education savings.