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.
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.
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.
Most expensive new car ever: Bugatti sells for $19M
Unveiled it at the Geneva auto show this week, sold to an unidentified buyer.
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.
EU probes BMW, Daimler, VW over emission systems
Received information the automakers held meetings to discuss clean technologies aimed at limiting car exhaust emissions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Six employees indicted in Volkswagen emissions scandal
Company has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion in penalties.
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.
Second VW employee arrested over emissions scheme
Oliver Schmidt charged with conspiracy to defraud the US government and wire fraud.
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.
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.
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.
Volkswagen files appeal of UAW ruling at Tennessee
NLRB ruled the German automaker was engaging in unfair labour practices.
Volkswagen stakes hopes of US sales revival on new SUV
To begin production at Tennessee plant toward the end of this year.
Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlement
Preliminary approval would allow vehicle owners to be notified of terms
Diesel scandal hit Volkswagen sees profits fall in Q1
Flagship brand barely breaks even, luxury brands do better.
VW board proposes approval of execs’ work despite scandal
Decision based on information incomplete investigation that top managers not involved.
VW vows to fix diesels, launch new electric vehicles
CEO says Volkswagen plans to launch 20 new models by 2020.
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.
Owners of VW scandal vehicles await deal details
At least the end of June to learn how the issue will be resolved.
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.
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.
Scandal-hit VW sees sales drop in German market
Volkswagen brand fell 8.2%; part of worldwide drop of 2.7%.
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.
Volkswagen to provide update on fix for diesel vehicles
Nearly 600,000 vehicles need to be brought into compliance.
VW sued by big investors over emissions scandal
Suit in the German regional court includes investors from 14 countries, including Canada.
Volkswagen is missing out on European car boom
Automakers’ sales accelerate by double digits, Volkswagen by 4.4%.