Detroit

VW near 4.3-billion-dollar US settlement over emissions cheating

Volkswagen said Tuesday it was close to reaching a settlement of about 4.3 billion dollars with the US Department of Justice in the German carmaker's diesel emissions cheating case.

Volkswagen likely topped Toyota as world's leading carmaker in 2016

Volkswagen AG appears to have become the world's biggest carmaker last year with global sales of more than 10.3 million vehicles, up 3.8 per cent from 2015, according to data issued Tuesday by the German company.

Trump hails auto industry "finally" bringing jobs to US

US president-elect Donald Trump kept up the pressure Monday on the auto industry, as global carmakers were gathered in Detroit for the North American International Auto Show.

Trump trade policy hangs over US automotive sector, Detroit car show

US president-elect Donald Trump's populist approach to trade has the world's carmakers on the edge of their seats, with the industry gathering in Detroit for the North American International Auto Show.

US regulators reject VW's diesel recall proposal

Volkswagen's proposed US recall to correct excessive nitrogen emissions from its 2-litre diesel cars is inadequate, US environmental regulators said Tuesday.