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.