News Archive

In the news archive you will find the news and press releases of the past years.


16 October 2023

VIEROL is committed to TuS Eversten

  The Oldenburg-based family business and automotive specialist is particularly committed to supporting social and sporting projects. As the main and jersey sponsor, VIEROL now adorns the chest of the green and white football teams of TuS Eversten e.V.. In addition to its support of the Baskets4Life initiative as a north-west sponsor and its commitment […] Read more

22 September 2023

Road to Sustainability

  Responsible and sustainable management is as much a part of VIEROL AG’s tradition as entrepreneurial action according to ethical principles. The fundamental consideration is based on careful handling of the resources available to us. Since its foundation, the medium-sized family business has been confronted with challenges such as the shortage of skilled workers, scarce […] Read more

20 September 2023

Great joy about the successful jump in donations

  The 74th Oldenburg State Tournament in Rastede once again offered a top-class programme with numerous competitions. As a premium sponsor, VIEROL once again used the sporting and social event for a special fundraising campaign. For VIEROL, success and responsibility belong together. The promotion of sports as well as the support of local institutions is […] Read more

18 September 2023

VIEROL becomes sponsoring partner of the DAV

  The automotive specialist shares its knowledge of trade and global logistics of vehicle parts with students and plans to open a seminar room on the topic of “Evolution of Mobility” at the German Foreign Trade and Transport Academy (DAV) in Bremen. VIEROL AG from Oldenburg is the new official sponsor of the German Foreign […] Read more

04 September 2023

Open Day at VIEROL Werk II

  A celebration for employees and their families On 02 September 2023, VIEROL AG’s Werk II opened its doors for a very special occasion – the “Open Day”. Numerous employees had registered with their families to take an exclusive look behind the scenes of our logistics center. The result: an unforgettable day full of enthusiasm […] Read more

06 June 2023

Car Workshop 4.0

  Take a look into the future together and experience innovation. At an event at the Academy, the team of the Autowerkstatt 4.0 project presented the current research on AI-supported vehicle diagnostics. In addition to a presentation of the technology, the focus was on the use of the technology, added value for workshops and participation […] Read more

28 April 2023

Discover our new trainee website!

  Training young talent has always been a high priority at VIEROL. We are proud to be able to present a comprehensive picture of our company and our training opportunities with our new website. With a modern design and user-friendly functionality, we would like to present all important information about training at VIEROL on our […] Read more

20 April 2023

The industry as a guest at VIEROL

  On 19 and 20 April, the GVA Junior Working Group (JAK) met at the parts specialist VIEROL in Oldenburg. More than 50 representatives of GVA member companies from the automotive parts wholesale trade, the automotive parts industry and providers of technical information came together for the first meeting of the Junior Working Group (JAK) […] Read more

16 March 2023

Prominent visit to VIEROL in Oldenburg

  The owner-managed company impressed its guests with its worldwide expertise and business activities in the automotive sector and its high-performance logistics Former astronaut and Brigadier General off duty of the German Air Force Dr. h. c. Thomas Reiter with his wife Consuela Reiter, the Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of the Kunsthalle Emden Mrs. […] Read more

28 February 2023

VIEROL has again been awarded the IHK – TOP Ausbildung seal of quality

  The Oldenburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) has recertified 15 member companies from the region and awarded them the TOP AUSBILDUNG seal of quality. Among them is VIEROL, which had already received the seal in the past and may now carry it for another three years. In a full-day audit, the Chamber of […] Read more

23 February 2023

VIEROL is the new partner of FC Rastede

  VIEROL is not only committed to the success of its customers, but also to the region in which the company is located. As part of this commitment, VIEROL is now a proud sponsor of the FC Rastede football team. “With FC Rastede, we have found a regional partner that is very similar to us: […] Read more


12 October 2022

VIEROL passes with innovation and adaptation

  21st Entrepreneur Round of the Basketball Business Club. What do the history of evolution and the hosting of VIEROL, one of the main sponsors of EWE Baskets Oldenburg, have in common? An enormous amount, as the 50 guests at the 21st Entrepreneur Round of the Basketball Business Club discovered last Thursday evening. Ulf Koschig, […] Read more

05 October 2022

New VIEROL online shop successfully launched

  On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of its company history, VIEROL is breaking new ground and has set itself up for the future with the online portal With a self-developed and customer-oriented purchasing platform, the Oldenburg family-owned company is setting another important course for the consistently pursued digital transformation.   The strategic […] Read more

22 September 2022

VIEROL at Automechanika

  The global specialists from VEMO for electronic components and VAICO for engine and transmission repair solutions presented a range of product highlights and innovations at this year’s Automechanika in Frankfurt from 13 to 17 September.   VIEROL’s ambition to provide aftermarket customers with a comprehensive range of perfectly tailored product solutions was manifested not […] Read more

31 August 2022

Anniversary: 25 years of VIEROL training and commitment to young talent

  For 25 years, VIEROL has been committed to the development of young people through a wide range of training programmes. In 1997, when the training was launched, everything was still new: the training contents, the career paths and the linking of theory and practice.   Thus, 25 years ago, the first two trainees started […] Read more

12 July 2022

VIEROL rises to become a Northwest supporter

  Multi-year commitment to Baskets4Life e.V. Baskets4Life e.V. and VIEROL AG are expanding their joint commitment in the coming years. Thus, the B4L will receive further support for its social projects, as VIEROL will take on a significantly larger role from August and will move up from being a sponsor to a Northwest sponsor and […] Read more

06 July 2022

Premium data quality – TecAlliance certifies VIEROL as a “Premier Data Supplier”

  TecAlliance GmbH, provider of the leading spare parts catalogue system in the independent spare parts market, has certified the high-quality brands VEMO, VAICO and ACKOJA from VIEROL as providing excellent data quality, earning TecDoc certification as a Premier Data Supplier. The Premier Data Supplier title is awarded to data suppliers who meet the company’s […] Read more

09 June 2022

80th birthday of company founder Jürgen R. Viertelhaus

  Enthusiastic family entrepreneur and automobile fan celebrates with the staff in the new logistics centre WERK II The company founder doesn’t let that get in the way of his work: Jürgen R. Viertelhaus regularly visits the VIEROL headquarters in Oldenburg. As a passionate foreign trade merchant, Jürgen R. Viertelhaus has dedicated himself heart and […] Read more

09 June 2022

Courses for refugee women – VIEROL and the VHS cooperate in good neighbourliness

In February, many people from Ukraine began fleeing the war in their homeland. To make it easier for the refugees to arrive in Germany, a language learning format funded by the federal government was expanded and has been implemented at Oldenburg Adult Education Centre since the beginning of May. The MiA programme stands for “Migrantinnen […] Read more


19 May 2022

VIEROL is new main sponsor

  Previous exclusive partner expands commitment to EWE Baskets Oldenburg A long-standing, successful partnership is entering the next stage of expansion: VIEROL AG is expanding its commitment to EWE Baskets Oldenburg and joining the circle of main sponsors for the upcoming 2022/2023 season. VIEROL was already present as an exclusive partner with its logo on […] Read more

29 April 2022

Expansion of the Executive Board of VIEROL AG

  With effect from 01.05.2022, Mr. Thierry Delesalle will strengthen VIEROL AG as a member of the Executive Board for the business areas “New Business Development”, “New Customer Acquisition” and “Strategic Sales”. Mr Delesalle has already been working as Senior Manager “Strategy Business Development” at VIEROL AG since 01.09.2020 and has successfully implemented sales strategies […] Read more

06 April 2022

VIEROL supports humanitarian aid for Ukraine

  With a fundraising campaign, VIEROL AG wants to send a signal of solidarity and help those who have fled the war in Ukraine. As an international trading company, VIEROL AG lives and works by the principle that challenges can only be solved together. Especially in times of crisis, cohesion and support are particularly important. […] Read more


20 December 2021

Review of the year 2021

  Rarely has a year been so full of challenges and also associated with so many trailblazing milestones for VIEROL AG! As in 2020 before it, 2021 was dominated by the pandemic. The year was shaped by Covid measures, raw material and supply chain bottlenecks and travel restrictions, but also by many bright spots and […] Read more

15 October 2021

VIEROL AG opens new logistics centre WERK II

  Modern logistics concepts, expanded storage capacities and a high degree of automation will ensure increasing efficiency of the work processes in the future in the supply of spare parts to the worldwide trade customers. After only one year of construction, VIEROL AG has ceremoniously opened its new logistics centre in Rastede. The expansion through […] Read more

10 September 2021

VIEROL acquires officer’s mess with around 68,000 m² at the Zwischenahner Meer

  • A variety of utilisation concepts are planned in the middle of the extensive lakeside property in the spa town of Bad Zwischenahn • Further investments of up to 4 million euros flow into the overall project VIEROL AG has signed a purchase agreement for the officers’ mess and the associated grounds. “We are […] Read more

06 September 2021

Donation to the Elisabeth Children’s Hospital

  At this year’s Oldenburg State Tournament, 10 € were collected for the Friends of the Elisabeth Children’s Hospital Association with every successful jump over the VIEROL/CARNATURA obstacle. The riders were very successful and an amount of 3,310 euros was collected. The donation was handed over by Mirja Viertelhaus-Koschig (Chairwoman of the Executive Board VIEROL […] Read more

05 July 2021

Expansion of the VIEROL company headquarters – completion after only 15 months

  • Furnishing and relocation are about to be completed • Only 15 months of construction time since the foundation stone laying ceremony in February 2020 • The newly constructed building will double VIEROL AG’s office space After the approval by the building supervision authorities of the City of Oldenburg, the new building will become […] Read more


17 December 2020

Review of the year

No year like any other We ensure mobility – even in times of crisis. The importance of VIEROL AG’s promise was particularly evident this year. The Corona pandemic did not stop at the automotive industry and posed considerable challenges to the parts trade and workshops worldwide. Despite a lockdown in many places, VIEROL AG succeeded […] Read more

19 October 2020

Social engagement at VIEROL

For VIEROL, success and responsibility belong together. Responsibility for society and the environment determines our business activities to a large extent. It is particularly important for a globally active company like VIEROL to recognise and accept social responsibility. Doing good together According to the motto GOOD COMPANY, VIEROL AG has decided to support people affected […] Read more

06 October 2020

IHK best honour for Lars Hinrich – VIEROL Ausbildung

Lars Hinrichs passed his final examination as warehouse logistics specialist this summer with the grade one and has now been awarded for his excellent examination result by the Oldenburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK)! Traditionally, the Oldenburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce personally congratulates and honours all examination graduates who have passed with the […] Read more

10 July 2020

New member of the Supervisory Board of VIEROL

  We are pleased to announce that we welcome Dr Christian Friege (54) as a new member of the Supervisory Board at VIEROL AG. It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome a highly competent and technology-savvy manager to our ranks, who has many years of experience in the national and international sales of retail […] Read more

07 July 2020

Laying of the foundation stone for the new logistics building Plant II

Foundation stone laid in Rastede: VIEROL AG’s innovative and climate-neutral logistics centre to open in mid 2021 A further milestone has been reached in the construction of the new VIEROL logistics centre Plant II. VIEROL AG continues to invest in the future and on July 7, 2020, VIEROL AG laid the foundation stone for the […] Read more

20 May 2020

Ground-breaking ceremony for the new logistics centre in Rastede

The ground-breaking ceremony for the new VIEROL logistics centre (Plant ll) in Rastede took place on 20 May 2020. Together with the building contractor Walter Hellmich and Rastedes mayor Lars Krause, the board of directors has now made the official ground-breaking ceremony. Due to the Corona pandemic, the number of participants was kept small. Two […] Read more

18 March 2020

Despite the corona crisis, we are still there for you

Dear customers and business partners, with the appearance of the first corona cases in Europe, VIEROL AG has taken a number of precautions to ensure the health and safety of its employees and to minimize the impact on the company’s operations. VIEROL AG is technically and organizationally well prepared for the crisis situation and has […] Read more

17 February 2020

Foundation stone laid at VIEROL in Oldenburg

On Monday, February 17, 2020, the foundation stone for the expansion of VIEROL’s headquarters in Karlstrasse was ceremonially laid. Among the approximately 100 invited guests was guest of honour David McAllister, who praised the courage of the company in a speech. The new building stands for the growth of the international vehicle parts specialist. The […] Read more

21 January 2020

VIEROL trainees collect donations for NWZ Christmas campaign

Every year VIEROL trainees collect donations for the NWZ Christmas campaign. After months of collecting donations, the trainees have collected 5000 Euros for the NWZ Christmas campaign through activities such as cake, pizza or waffle sales, Formula 1 driving in the Famila shopping country or proceeds from their own raffle at the company Christmas party! […] Read more


15 November 2019

Early extension: VIEROL expands multi-year commitment to EWE Baskets

The basketball season only started a few weeks ago and there is already a special kind of success story to report: EWE Baskets Oldenburg and its exclusive partner, VIEROL AG, have agreed on a multi-year extension. Successful partnership between VIEROL and EWE BASKETS Actually, the current contract does not expire yet, but due to the […] Read more

29 October 2019

VIEROL is one of Germany’s best trainers

Training at VIEROL is one of the best in Germany – according to the study “Germany’s Best Trainers” conducted by the business magazine Capital (issue 11/2019). The training at VIEROL was examined in detail. In order to participate in the study, a detailed questionnaire with more than 90 questions had to be processed and submitted. […] Read more

01 October 2019

Ground-breaking ceremony at VIEROL on Karlstraße

With the active support of the Lord Mayor of Oldenburg, Mr. Krogmann, the Managing Director of Kuhlmann Bauunternehmen, Mr. Hillmer and our architect, Mr. Schmied, the official ground-breaking ceremony for the extension of our company headquarters took place on 1.10.2019! We are excited to see how the construction phase will develop over the next 14 […] Read more

09 July 2019

New board member: Michael Krone

Mr Krone took up his position as a new member of the Management Board for IT and Logistics on 1 July 2019. He will strengthen our team with his many years of industry experience and outstanding professional competence, shape the strategic IT orientation of our company for the future and implement new logistics projects. We […] Read more

05 June 2019

Training company awarded: TOP EDUCATION at VIEROL

  VIEROL is one of the best education companies in Lower Saxony. With the TOP EDUCATION quality seal, the high quality of training at VIEROL was confirmed by the Oldenburg Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK). The certificate for the training seal was presented by Stefan Bünting, Head of Training and Further Education, and Anja […] Read more

26 January 2019

VIEROL trainees support NWZ Christmas campaign

Also in 2019 the new trainees of VIEROL AG donated to the NWZ Christmas campaign. The VIEROL trainees collected a total of 5,000 euros with various campaigns, including the Formula 1 simulator in Famila Einkaufsland. On Thursday, 24 January 2019, the money was handed over to the NWZ. This year, the NWZ Christmas campaign supports […] Read more

09 January 2019

New Chairman of the Supervisory Board

On 1 January 2019, Martin Grapentin, retired Chairman of the Board of Management of Landessparkasse zu Oldenburg, will take over as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of VIEROL AG. He succeeds Dr. Rolf Hollander, who is retiring from the Supervisory Board after 10 years of successful service. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nebel, Chairman of the Management […] Read more


20 December 2018

VIEROL Future Day 2019

The next Future Day will take place on 28 March 2019. On this day, pupils will have the opportunity to gain an insight into the various areas of responsibility of VIEROL AG. They will be accompanied by our trainers and apprentices from 08:00 to 13:30 and will get to know our various apprenticeships. In 2019, […] Read more

11 December 2018

EWE Baskets Stars at VIEROL

On Wednesday, 05.12.2018, an autograph session with the EWE Baskets took place at the VIEROL AG headquarters. Visitors and employees had the opportunity to get an autograph from Will Cummings (#3) and Philipp Schwethelm (#33). For a small donation in favour of the NWZ Christmas campaign, visitors and employees could throw baskets themselves.

16 November 2018

Autograph session with the EWE Baskets at the VIEROL headquarters

On Wednesday, 05 December 2018, from 15:00 to 16:00 there will be an autograph session with two top stars of the EWE Baskets. Visitors will have the opportunity to get an exclusive autograph from #03 Will Cummings and #33 Philipp Schwethelm. At the same time, trainees will be providing information about the training occupations and […] Read more

01 November 2018

VIEROL HeimspielCAMP of the WERDER Football School

An unforgettable experience was the WERDER HeimspielCamp, which took place on Sunday, 28.10.2018 at WERDER Sports in Bremen. The exclusive training was raffled off by VIEROL AG as a sponsoring partner for 30 girls and boys aged 6 – 13 years. Under the motto “Kicking yourself and cheering on the WERDER pros in the Weser […] Read more

11 September 2018

VIEROL is new exclusive partner of EWE Baskets

VIEROL AG supports EWE Baskets as a new exclusive partner. On Tuesday, 07 September 2018, the contract was signed at the VIEROL headquarters. As a company with regional roots and a young, dynamic team, VIEROL AG is looking forward to supporting EWE Baskets. The commitment to the EWE Baskets has been going on for several […] Read more

10 September 2018

VfL press conference at VIEROL headquarters

On Thursday, 30 August 2018, the press conference of the VfL Oldenburg Handball Bundesliga Women took place at the VIEROL AG headquarters. VIEROL AG was presented as the new Gold Club sponsor of VfL Oldenburg. As a regionally anchored company and sports team, VIEROL AG is looking forward to supporting the regional sport.

13 June 2018

Inauguration of the VIEROL Academy

With 200 invited guests, the VIEROL Academy was officially opened on 10.06.2018 in the industrial area at the Oldenburg/Nord motorway junction. In her welcoming speech, Mrs. Viertelhaus-Koschig, CEO of VIEROL AG, thanked all craftsmen and service providers for the modern construction of the new training and presentation centre on the site of the VIEROL logistics […] Read more

05 June 2018

Automechanika Birmingham

From June 5 – 7, 2018 VIEROL AG will be exhibiting for the first time at Automechanika Birmingham, the leading trade fair for the automotive aftermarket in Great Britain. At booth K33 in hall 6 the latest additions of the quality brands VEMO, VAICO and ACKOJAP will be presented. Since 2015, the fair has been […] Read more

04 June 2018

VIEROL AG completes planning for the construction of a second logistics center in Rastede

The planning of a second logistics center in the industrial area “Autobahnkreuz Oldenburg-Nord” in Rastede (Lower Saxony) is now complete: construction will begin in the Fall 2018, and completion is scheduled for the Fall 2019. The rapid growth of VIEROL AG, in particular the increasing product range due to new product groups and technologies in […] Read more

03 June 2018

VIEROL sponsors the “Brunnenlauf” 2018

On Sunday, June 3, 2018, the 18th “Eversten Brunnelauf” run took place. VIEROL AG is an official sponsor of the run. 16 runners from VIEROL AG took part in the run and reached the sixth place in the team classifications.


12 December 2017

Change of leadership in the VIEROL Supervisory Board

On 1 January 2018, Dr Rolf Hollander, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Neumüller CEWE Color Stiftung, a foundation in Oldenburg, will take over the Chair of the Supervisory Board of VIEROL AG. Previously the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, he was unanimously appointed in the Supervisory Board Meeting on 8 December 2017. […] Read more

25 October 2017

VIEROL is a new partner of i2b

Following the motto, “Contacts only harm those that do not have them”, VIEROL AG is now the new cooperative partner of i2b, which has over 9,350 members that form the large economic and science network in the North-West area of Germany. Up to 700 guests regularly participate in the i2b MeetUp events which take place […] Read more

09 August 2017

Successful Recertification in accordance with ISO 9001:2015

VIEROL AG passed the recertification process in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 in June 2017. The inspector from DEKRA highlighted the exemplary quality standard in the sectors of world-wide sales and marketing of vehicle parts, warehousing and logistics. This is true for both the company headquarters in Oldenburg and the logistics centre in Rastede. VIEROL AG […] Read more

12 April 2017

Political change under the new President Donald Trump and the effects on the EU and Germany, as a leading export nation

VIEROL AG invited 100 people from the North-West Region to an event on economic policy at the company headquarters on 06/04/2017 in the evening. Fred B. Irwin, Honorary President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, and David McAllister, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament, who are both competent […] Read more

23 February 2017

Elisabeth Children’s Hospital celebrates a large donation

The Association of the Friends of Elisabeth Children’s Hospital (e.V) received significant financial support today. On 12/01/2017, VIEROL AG celebrated their traditional New Year’s reception and the 40 year anniversary of the company. Many of around 250 guests used this occasion to give a donation. This raised around 14,390 euros in total. This figure was […] Read more


04 December 2016

A change to the VIEROL AG management: Dipl.-Kffr. Mirja Viertelhaus-Koschig is the new Chairwoman of the Board

The VIEROL AG Supervisory Board has appointed Dipl.-Kffr. Mirja Viertelhaus-Koschig as Chairwoman of the Board, Ulf R. Koschig as a Deputy Chairman as well as Jürgen K. Kiese as a Member of the Board. These changes will apply from 01/01/2016. Jürgen R. Viertelhaus, who founded VIEROL AG in 1977, is transferring the company management and […] Read more

18 August 2016

10th appearance at Automechanika Frankfurt

We are celebrating our 10th year at Automechanika in Frankfurt this year. As an international leading trade fair for the automotive industry, Automechanika in Frankfurt is a meeting point for business partners from all over the world. The latest news and innovations in equipment, parts, accessories, management and services are presented here from 13 to […] Read more

25 July 2016

Manufacture and Commissioning of a new Oil and Materials Warehouse

The full range of VAICO transmission, engine and hydraulics oils and anti-freeze products can now be delivered directly from the warehouse. The existing central warehouse at the Oldenburg North Motorway Interchange has been extended with an investment amount of around 1.1 bn euros. It now offers capacity for storage of around half a million litres […] Read more

14 July 2016

Construction of the VIEROL Academy has started

VIEROL AG has started with a construction project at the Oldenburg North Interchange this year. With the VIEROL Academy, the Oldenburg-based automotive supplier plans to construct a training and presentation centre that is located right next to the existing logistics centre in Rastede. An exhibition space with an espresso bar, a demonstration workshop with a […] Read more

16 June 2016

VIEROL AG signs the German Diversity Charter

VIEROL AG adopted the German Diversity Charter on the Third Oldenburg Diversity Day on 7 June 2016 in the Oldenburg State Theatre. By signing the Charter, Chairwoman of the Board Mirja Viertelhaus-Koschig is making a commitment to creating a respectful and unprejudiced working environment at VIEROL AG in which all employees, regardless of gender, nationality, […] Read more

03 May 2016

VIEROL AG relaunches the B2B Online Shop

The VIEROL AG in-company online shop has enabled clients to quickly and simply order automotive parts and accessories for almost 20 years. The successful automotive supplier is using the big relaunch to react to the challenges and mobility in the automotive business. The online shop, with over 30,000 products from the VEMO and VAICO quality […] Read more

03 March 2016


On 03/03/2016, a large typification campaign from the German Bone Marrow Donor Centre, or DKMS for short, was held at the VIEROL AG headquarters. The Oldenburg-based family company is supporting DKMS to include as many potential donors into their database as possible to increase the chance of helping people with leukaemia. Heinrich Schrand, an employee […] Read more


15 December 2015

Change of leadership in the VIEROL Supervisory Board

On 16 December 2015, at the VIEROL AG Supervisory Board Meeting and General Meeting, the Board said their goodbyes to Horst-Günter Lucke, President at Bremer Landesbank, who was Chairman of the Supervisory Board until the end of the same year. As a Member of the Supervisory Board from 2001, and its Chairman from 2008, Horst-Günter […] Read more

08 December 2015

VIEROL AG is awarded a 2015 “Olly” for family-friendly staff policies

On 1 December 2015, VIEROL AG was awarded this year’s “Olly” from the City of Oldenburg. Lord Mayor and member of the Olly jury Jürgen Krogmann presented the prize as the highest award for family-friendly companies in Oldenburg in the presence of Cornelia Rundt, the Lower Saxony Minister for Social Issues, Health and Equality. VIEROL […] Read more