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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.

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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.