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 town of Wolfsburg.
German carmaker Volkswagen and electronics giant Bosch were resisting efforts Saturday to make a huge trove of documents related to a car emissions probe in the United States available to investigators in other countries.
Volkswagen will have to pay as much as 14.7 billion dollars for buybacks, damages and penalties in the US resulting from the carmaker's emissions scandal, a document filed at a San Francisco court by prosecutors showed Tuesday.
A seven-month independent probe into the Volkswagen exhaust emissions affair has failed to find those responsible for the scandal that has engulfed the German carmaker, officials close to the matter told dpa on Friday.
Volkswagen increased currywurst production last year, making significantly more portions of Germany's iconic fast-food snack than cars, as automobile sales fell amid an international emissions scandal.