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2013 Audi A6 TDI

VW dirty diesel scandal expands to Audi: 2.1m cars affected

The Volkswagen Group's dirty diesel scandal continues to expand. In the wake of the company's bombshell admission that it used a software-based "defeat device" to fool emissions testing on its TDI diesels, we've seen the resignation of CEO Martin Winterkorn and a corporate restructuring. Now news... read more

September 28, 2015 by
 
Martin Winterkorn

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigns in wake of diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen Group has announced that CEO Martin Winterkorn has resigned, effective immediately. The announcement comes just days after the news broke that the company had used... read more September 23, 2015 by


 
Martin Winterkorn

VW sets aside $7.3b for diesel scandal as share price slides

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency dropped a bombshell. Between 2009 and 2015, Volkswagen intentionally used software to trick emission-testing equipment into... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW diesel troubles could become Audi and Porsche problems

Volkswagen is in serious trouble. The automaker has admitted to using a device to cheat its way around the EPA testing that turned on during testing and off during normal... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Passat

2016 Volkswagen Passat Gets Visual Tweaks, More Tech And Sporty R-Line Package

Obviously, the reveal of the Passat isn't why the automotive universe is talking about Volkswagen these days. That said, the show must go on, and the company revealed its... read more September 21, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW CEO issues apology after EPA accuses automaker of cheating on emissions tests

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday came out with the shock announcement that the Volkswagen Group had installed software on close to 500,000 of its... read more September 21, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Multivan PanAmericana Edition

VW Concept Van Is Prepped For Global Racing Adventure: 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volkswagen loves its vans, at least in places that aren't the United States. To that end, VW has pulled the wraps off a new concept version of its Transporter van at this... read more September 15, 2015 by


 
New Volkswagen Tiguan (European-spec), 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

New Volkswagen Tiguan unveiled at 2015 Frankfurt auto show

Volkswagen has unveiled its all-new, second-generation Tiguan compact crossover SUV at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. This is the version that will be sold in most markets... read more September 14, 2015 by


 
Original Volkswagen Microbus and the 2016 Transporter

Volkswagen Close To Confirming New Bus?

When Volkswagen released its New Beetle nearly two decades ago, optimistic American enthusiasts speculated a modern Microbus based on the automaker's Transporter series of... read more September 12, 2015 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport

261-Horsepower VW GTI Clubsport 40th Anniversary Model Revealed

Volkswagen at next week’s Frankfurt Auto Show will introduce a new, more potent GTI hot hatch. It’s called the GTI Clubsport, and it’s been built to... read more September 9, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Logo

CFO Hans Dieter Pötsch To Become New Volkswagen Group Chairman

Volkswagen Group senior managers have nominated the automaker’s current CFO, Austrian Hans Dieter Pötsch, to become the new chairman of the overarching supervisory... read more September 4, 2015 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Spy Shots And Video

An all-new version of Volkswagen’s Tiguan compact crossover is expected to debut September 15 at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, and we have new, more revealing spy shots... read more September 1, 2015 by


 
2013 Suzuki Kizashi

Volkswagen Ordered To Sell 19.9 Percent Stake In Suzuki

A multi-year ordeal involving Suzuki and Volkswagen will soon be at an end, with the German automaker ordered by an arbitration court to sell its 19.9 percent stake in the... read more August 31, 2015 by


 
2013 Volkswagen Phaeton (European spec)

New Volkswagen Phaeton Delayed Again?

The Volkswagen Phaeton's failure, at least in the United States, is undeniable. But normally VW isn't one to give up without a (second) fight and thus it should come as... read more August 23, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Tiguan Coupe In The Works, High-Performance R Variant Possible

Volkswagen is set to unveil a new generation of its Tiguan compact crossover at next month’s Frankfurt Auto Show, but the five-seater on show in the German financial... read more August 13, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Leads Toyota In Global Sales For First Six Months Of 2015

It was in 2007 that the Volkswagen Group first made the bold prediction that it would become the world’s biggest automaker by sales volume by 2018. At the time... read more July 28, 2015 by


 
 

 
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