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News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 7, 2019  

Most expensive new car ever: Bugatti sells for $19M

Unveiled it at the Geneva auto show this week, sold to an unidentified buyer.

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
September 18, 2018  

EU probes BMW, Daimler, VW over emission systems

Received information the automakers held meetings to discuss clean technologies aimed at limiting car exhaust emissions.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
April 24, 2017  

Volkswagen ordered to pay $2.8B in emission scandal

Vehicles were programmed to turn on pollution controls during testing and off while on the road.

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March 15, 2017  

Audi’s German headquarters searched in emissions probe

VW and Audi vehicles with 2-litre diesel engines make up the bulk of those caught up in Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 1, 2017  

VW to pay $1.2B or more to US owners of larger diesel engines

Could pay as much as $4 billion if it can’t repair many of the cars in a way that satisfies regulators.

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January 12, 2017  

Six employees indicted in Volkswagen emissions scandal

Company has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion in penalties.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
January 11, 2017  

Emissions cheating deal could put Volkswagen employees in hot seat

The automaker has reached a $15 billion civil settlement with environmental authorities and car owners in the US.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 10, 2017  

Second VW employee arrested over emissions scheme

Oliver Schmidt charged with conspiracy to defraud the US government and wire fraud.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 9, 2017  

China boosts VW sales despite diesel emissions scandal

Global sales rose to 567,900 from 487,700 despite the damage to the company’s reputation.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
October 26, 2016  

Judge approves $15B Volkswagen emissions settlement

Most owners of affected cars that exceed US emissions standards are expected to sell their cars back to VW.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 18, 2016  

Judge to hear objections to $10B Volkswagen emissions deal

Some owners want the full purchase price of their vehicles; others oppose deductions for extra mileage.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
September 2, 2016  

Volkswagen files appeal of UAW ruling at Tennessee

NLRB ruled the German automaker was engaging in unfair labour practices.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 1, 2016  

Volkswagen stakes hopes of US sales revival on new SUV

To begin production at Tennessee plant toward the end of this year.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
July 26, 2016  

Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlement

Preliminary approval would allow vehicle owners to be notified of terms

News Automotive General
May 31, 2016  

Diesel scandal hit Volkswagen sees profits fall in Q1

Flagship brand barely breaks even, luxury brands do better.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 12, 2016  

VW board proposes approval of execs’ work despite scandal

Decision based on information incomplete investigation that top managers not involved.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 28, 2016  

VW vows to fix diesels, launch new electric vehicles

CEO says Volkswagen plans to launch 20 new models by 2020.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
April 25, 2016  

VW to appeal ruling allowing UAW vote

Automaker says federal labour failed to evaluate its argument that labour decisions should be made by its entire hourly workforce.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
April 22, 2016  

Owners of VW scandal vehicles await deal details

At least the end of June to learn how the issue will be resolved.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
April 20, 2016  

VW to pay $1B to diesel owners, buy back some cars

Deal in principle, but final details such as how much each owner gets to be worked out.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
April 20, 2016  

VW owners seek trial if there’s no fix in emissions case

Pursuing expedited hearing or trial to get an order for “equitable relief” that would begin in July.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 15, 2016  

Scandal-hit VW sees sales drop in German market

Volkswagen brand fell 8.2%; part of worldwide drop of 2.7%.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 14, 2016  

National Labor Relations Board declines VW’s union challenge

Panel refused to consider the appeal on the basis that it raised no substantial issues warranting review.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 24, 2016  

Volkswagen to provide update on fix for diesel vehicles

Nearly 600,000 vehicles need to be brought into compliance.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
March 16, 2016  

VW sued by big investors over emissions scandal

Suit in the German regional court includes investors from 14 countries, including Canada.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
March 16, 2016  

Volkswagen is missing out on European car boom

Automakers’ sales accelerate by double digits, Volkswagen by 4.4%.