Volkswagen Olympic Fleet launched
As the exclusive Automobile Partner of
the 2008 Olympic Games, Volkswagen Group China, together with
its joint ventures Shanghai Volkswagen and FAW Volkswagen,
officially handed over 5,000 vehicles to the Beijing Organizing
Committee of the 2008 Olympic Games (BOCOG).
The vehicles provide logistic support
for the organizers, athletes, media and Olympic guests.
Volkswagen technicians and service crews will supply
round-the-clock support for the fleet, which comprises
low-consumption, low-emission vehicles and has been christened
the “Green Fleet”. The Magotan 2.0 TDI, Sagitar 1.4 TSI, Touran
EcoFuel, Tiguan 2.0 TDI and Magotan BlueMotion models that make
up the fleet were recently presented to the Main Press Center of
the Beijing Olympic Games.
Suixin, Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of
Management of Volkswagen Group China, said at the handover
ceremony: “Our goal as a sponsor of the 2008 Olympic Games in
China is to be a reliable and trustworthy partner for all
participants. Today, we are handing over 5,000 official Olympic
vehicles to the BOCOG in recognition of the Olympic ideals of
dialog and international understanding. We will do our utmost to
support the BOCOG with logistic and transportation services for
officials, athletes and guests during the Games.”