Volkswagen

Trump's warning to German carmakers hits shares

Shares in German carmakers tumbled on Monday after incoming US president Donald Trump threatened the industry with hefty penalties for selling cars in the US market that were produced elsewhere....

Report: Ex-Volkswagen head knew about scandal two months before

Former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn knew about the company's emissions scandal two months earlier than previously stated, the Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday.

VW admits guilt in emissions scandal as US indicts six

Volkswagen will admit guilt and pay 4.3 billion dollars in criminal and civil settlements to the US government over the German carmaker's cheating on diesel emissions, US Attorney General Loretta...

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...

VW executive arrested in US over emissions scandal

A Volkswagen executive was due Monday in federal court to face conspiracy charges over the German carmaker's emissions-cheating scandal.

Volkswagen reaches deal over emissions cheating in larger engines

Volkswagen has reached a settlement with US government authorities after months of negotiations over larger diesel engines involved in the company's emissions cheating scandal, the California...

Germany breached emissions law in VW scandal, EU Commission says

The European Commission said Thursday that Germany broke EU auto emissions law with its handling of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.

VW to cut 23,000 jobs in Germany, 30,000 in total worldwide

German carmaker Volkswagen is to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide by 2025, of which 23,000 cuts will occur in Germany, the company announced Friday at meeting in its headquarters in the western German...

US judge: "Substantial" progress towards VW 3-litre settlement

The US judge in the Volkswagen emissions test scandal said Thursday that the company had made progress in addressing remaining legal challenges involving its three-litre diesel engine vehicles....

Final decision on VW settlement expected within week

Volkswagen seems well on the way to get final approval on a proposed settlement in the emissions test scandal, but the judge in the case said at a court hearing on Tuesday it could take up to...

AD Plastik wins EUR 2.5 mln deal with Volkswagen

The Solin-based factory AD Plastik has reported having agreed cooperation with Volkswagen (VW), for which it will be making handles for four VW car makes, to be delivered to factories in Germany...

VW faces compensation claims from 1,400 German investors, court says

Volkswagen faces demands for compensation totalling 8.2 billion euros (9.1 billion dollars) from about 1,400 investors as a result of the emissions testing scandal that has engulfed Europe's...

VW engineer pleads guilty, cooperates in US emissions probe

A Volkswagen engineer admitted guilt Friday for his role in the carmaker's emissions cheating and is cooperating with prosecutors, the US Justice Department said.

Volkswagen to explore electric car partnership with China's Jianghuai

German automaker Volkswagen, whose biggest market is in China, signed a memorandum of understanding with Jianghuai Automobile Co (JAC) Wednesday to push forward negotiations on joint development...