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November 3, 2021  

Volkswagen lowers sales outlook as chip shortage hits profit

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – Volkswagen lowered its forecast for

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August 18, 2021  

VW Canada offers free charging for ID.4 owners

Volkswagen Canada will provide free unlimited charging for three

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September 24, 2020  

New SUV is next step in VW’s post scandal electric offensive

ID.4 combines the battery drive favoured by environmental rules in Europe and China.

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June 11, 2020  

Ford, VW to collaborate on vans, pickup, electric vehicle

Detroit 3 automaker will build an unidentified electric vehicle for Europe based on VW’s modular design.

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March 17, 2020  

Volkswagen to close Europe plants for two weeks

China business is coming back as the number of new COVID-19 cases lessens.

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January 30, 2020  

Toyota’s 2019 global vehicle sales trail Volkswagen’s

Japanese automaker sold 10.74 million vehicles, trailing VW’s record annual sales of 10.97 million vehicles.

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December 10, 2019  

Canada charges VW with violating environment law

60 violations, all but two related to the 128,000 vehicles imported into Canada between 2008 and 2015 that had illegal emissions.

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November 13, 2019  

Volkswagen expanding electric vehicle production in US

Production to begin there in 2022 when a 564,000-square-foot addition to the Chattanooga body shop is complete.

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September 10, 2019  

Climate change, trade woes reshape Frankfurt auto show

Signs of the times at this year’s show include a slew of new, market-ready electric cars.

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September 9, 2019  

Volkswagen bets big on electric. Will consumers buy in?

Electric cars remain a niche product at less than 2% of the market, due to higher prices and worries about recharging.

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July 11, 2019  

As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills

The VW factory in Puebla, southeast of the Mexican capital, had long been the only plant in the world still manufacturing Beetles.

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July 9, 2019  

From Nazis to hippies: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

German carmaker is halting production of the iconic vehicle.

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June 17, 2019  

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization

UAW misses getting a foothold in foreign-owned auto assembly plants located in the traditionally anti-union South.

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May 14, 2019  

Volkswagen to invest 1B euros in battery production plant

Factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify its vehicles.

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January 14, 2019  

Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant

The announcement was made at the Detroit auto show.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 5, 2018  

Ford, Volkswagen in talks to build VWs at US Ford plants

Automakers also in talks about an alliance to build commercial vehicles that could lead to other ventures.

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August 1, 2018  

Volkswagen sees profit rise but warns on trade disputes

VW CEO says “growing protectionism also poses major challenges for the globally integrated automotive industry.”

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July 9, 2018  

Appeals court approves US$10B Volkswagen emissions deal

VW agreed to spend up to US$10 billion compensating owners of roughly 475,000 Volkswagens and Audi vehicles with 2-litre diesel engines.

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June 14, 2018  

Volkswagen fined $1.2B in Germany over diesel scandal

Emissions flap has already cost the German automaker $20 billion in fines and civil settlements in the US.

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June 11, 2018  

German prosecutors investigate Audi CEO in emissions case

Rupert Stadler is being investigated on suspicion of fraud and indirect improprieties with documents.

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June 6, 2018  

VW exec reinstated after probe of discredited monkey trials

Automaker exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust; now says it “emphatically rejects” tests on animals.

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April 23, 2018  

Feds widen safety probes of Ford, VW and Nissan vehicles

NHTSA investigators found more consumer complaints about airbag and brake problems.

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April 12, 2018  

Hino, VW partner on hybrids, autonomous drive, technology

Executive teams will work together to map out co-operation on innovating technology and leveraging market positions.

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March 29, 2018  

Volkswagen: We’ll buy your diesel back if it’s banned

Guarantee applies to new cars bought from a Volkswagen dealer from April 1 through the end of the year.

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March 27, 2014  

Why we need automotive incentives

Competition for investment is fierce.