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.
Volkswagen to close Europe plants for two weeks
China business is coming back as the number of new COVID-19 cases lessens.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From Nazis to hippies: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle
German carmaker is halting production of the iconic vehicle.
Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization
UAW misses getting a foothold in foreign-owned auto assembly plants located in the traditionally anti-union South.
Volkswagen to invest 1B euros in battery production plant
Factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify its vehicles.
Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant
The announcement was made at the Detroit auto show.
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.
Volkswagen sees profit rise but warns on trade disputes
VW CEO says “growing protectionism also poses major challenges for the globally integrated automotive industry.”
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.