Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world’s largest producers of passenger cars and Europe’s largest automaker. Volkswagen sells the Eos, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, CC, Tiguan, Touareg and Routan through approximately 600 independent U.S. dealers. All 2011 Volkswagen vehicles come standard-equipped with Electronic Stability Control (ESC). This is important because the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has called ESC the most effective new vehicle safety technology since the safety belt. Visit Volkswagen of America online at or to learn more.
With sales of €26 billion in 2010, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has approximately 155,000 employees in 45 countries.
3M has been a global supplier of innovative, value-added solutions to the automotive industry for over 95 years. Hundreds of 3M products are used in the manufacture of vehicles, ranging from consumable products in assembly plant operations, to those engineered into body, exterior, interior, powertrain and chassis components. 3M also provides many of the same innovative products used by automotive OEMs to new vehicle dealerships and the aftermarket.
In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, solar energy, healthcare and software innovations. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs over 22,000 associates in more than 100 locations, with reported sales of $8.8 billion in fiscal 2010. For more information, visit
With approximately 55,000 employees at 900 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based supply chain management services. Further information can be found at

Allianz Global Automotive is the leading insurer focusing on automotive manufacturers and dealers providing a comprehensive range of insurance and mobility solutions globally. Allianz currently collaborates with 44 major brands across 28 countries with a GWP of 2.0bn EUR in 2011.

Volkswagen Drive Easy products – the right solution for protecting your vehicle. The Volkswagen Drive Easy program provides you with a full array of high quality vehicle protection products. These are the only vehicle protection products that are designed to meet Volkswagen’s standards and qualified to carry the Volkswagen name. You can tailor a package of products that meets your individual needs. Be sure to ask for Drive Easy products, the only products endorsed by Volkswagen and designed to ensure you have a carefree ownership experience.  
Federal-Mogul Corporation is a global technology supplier, with 39,000 employees worldwide delivering world-class, innovative solutions to our customers. We design and manufacture innovative powertrain products, from pistons and rings to advanced sealing and bearing products. Federal-Mogul’s global aftermarket was built on the strength of its leading OE technologies. By offering industry-leading aftermarket solutions no other parts manufacturer can match Federal-Mogul’s range of preferred brands in terms of reputation and loyalty. We design and produce a wide variety technologies and competitive solutions to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance.
Since 1950, SONAX has been a synonym for excellent products in the car care sector. Inventiveness and constant advancements have played a major role in its continuous brand success. SONAX products stand for the highest quality standards „made in Germany“, and win over through outstanding product performance. The product development strategy places the highest value on environmental friendliness, health and safety.
Exide Technologies, with operations in more than 80 countries and a net sales of $3 billion, is one of the world's largest producers and recyclers of lead-acid batteries. The Company's global business groups provide a comprehensive range of stored electrical energy products and services for Industrial and Transportation applications. Exide Transportation is globally one of the major lead acid battery suppliers to the Automotive and Truck Industry. We provide innovative products for all applications, including today's and tomorrows Microhybrid vehicles.
Castrol has been a leading marketer of premium lubricants for over one hundred years. Our customers include independent lube operators, service providers, new car dealers and leading retailers. Our brands include Castrol® EDGE a performance motor oil ; Castrol® GTX® - a motor oil that stands for protection; Castrol® GTX® High–Mileage™ - designed for vehicles with over 75,000 miles; Castrol® SYNTEC® - a full–synthetic motor oil; as well as our range of commercial transport lubricants. To find out more about Castrol products and programs, please call 1–888–CASTROL or log on to
The ESL group provides its customers with mobile communication solutions meeting the customer’s individual needs through offerings ranging from consultancy services over installation, service and support to custom made solutions, IT integration and hard- and software developments. This approach has positioned the ESL group within the maritime and land mobile markets as a highly innovative, reliable and professional supplier of mobile satellite communication solutions and services. For the Pan Americana adventure ESL have worked closely with Mr. Zietlow and Inmarsat to provide the proper solution for live video transmission over the BGAN satellite system. The work includes finding proper equipment such as in-car camera's and other equipment ruggedized for the drive. ESL's Henrik Dresler finalized installation and tested all video equipment in VWoNA New Jersey first week of April to ensure proper functionality.
Getac manufactures rugged notebook computers to the US Military, Public Safety, Utilities, and field service sectors. Getac products are built to withstand the drops, shocks, vibration and elements that exist in the extreme environments which they are used. All of Getac’s fully rugged notebook, tablet and convertible computers are backed by the industry's best 5-year bumper-to-bumper warranty for peace of mind protection.
Inmarsat has been at the forefront of mobile satellite services for over 31 years. We are recognised leaders in our field and we continue to introduce new technologies that redefine the standard for our industry. Our current fleet of 11-satellites already provides seamless mobile voice and data communications around the world, enabling users to make phone calls or connect to the internet - whenever and wherever they need - on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat's award-winning Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) service, for example, makes it possible for TV broadcasters to beam live breaking news from remote locations into millions of homes. And in future, when you make a mobile phone call or send a text message from an aircraft, it's likely to be routed via the Inmarsat satellites to the ground.
The German KRUSE-Group is an independent global operating chemical company established in 1931. Being one of the first companies involved with AdBlue makes the KRUSE-Group a specialist for system solutions around AdBlue and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) respectively. Due to the complexity of the ever changing technical and ecological requirements, the KRUSE-Group is continuously increasing knowledge and developing new solutions for the AdBlue market. The 9 national and 25 international locations spread over 6 continents, thus ensuring comprehensive coverage to supply our customers. With our young and dynamic team, we are your competent partner in the automotive sector. Our hotline for questions, suggestions and orders +49 (0) 180 / 123 25 83 or simply send us an e-mail to
PIAA Corporation was established in 1963 with the commitment to manufacture world-class products that our customers could use with pride and confidence. Then, PIAA built its reputation with winning products. We became the industry leader thanks to our race-proven, lighting products and lifetime warranty. Our product quality and service stands apart. As does our race results. Baja 1000. Paris-Dakar. SCORE Offroad. 24 Hours of Daytona. US Pro Rally. PIAA helped win them all. Repeatedly. Website:
TAG Heuer, the leader in prestigious sports watches and chronographs since 1860, draws upon its active engagement in the world of sports to create the most accurate timekeeping instruments in the world. In a constant quest for innovation and precision the range of timing devices available to the timekeeping world is unique, modular and expandable to provide “Global Timekeeping Solutions” for the most demanding sports events.