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Ulrich Hackenberg

Audi R&D Chief Steps Down Amid Emissions Cheating Scandal

Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg has announced his resignation amid the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal where a number of Audi models, including some here in the United States, were fitted with a device to hide the true level of their emissions from regulators. Hackenberg, one of... read more

December 4, 2015 by
 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

New VW Phaeton To Be Electric Only, Share Tech With Audi Q6 e-tron: Report

The Volkswagen Group has undertaken a massive cost-cutting program in the wake of its ongoing diesel emissions scandal, a program CEO Matthias Müller says will lead to... read more November 23, 2015 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

More VW Diesels Confirmed To Be In Violation Of EPA Standards

In September, the Volkswagen Group admitted to having installed “defeat device” software on some diesel engines designed to switch on performance-sapping... read more November 23, 2015 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Gets Dune And Denim Special Editions

Volkswagen used this week’s 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show to introduce a pair of Beetle special editions based on recent concept cars. The special editions are the Beetle... read more November 17, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Starts “Goodwill” Payment Program For Customers Affected By Diesel Scandal

While Volkswagen may still be months away from announcing a recall in the United States for vehicles found to have “defeat device” diesel emissions cheating... read more November 10, 2015 by


 
Walter Maria de Silva

Volkswagen Group Design Chief Walter de Silva Retires

Current Volkswagen Group design boss Walter Maria de Silva is set to retire at the end of the month, though he will continue his links with the automaker in an advisory role... read more November 8, 2015 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Audi, Porsche And VW Issue Stop-Sale Orders On Models With Diesel V-6

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the Volkswagen Group with a notice of violation for a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine used in several models from... read more November 6, 2015 by


 
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On Top Of Diesel Emissions Scandal, VW Discovers “Irregularities” In CO2 Levels Of 800,000 Cars

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from an announcement Monday made by the Environmental Protection Agency that more of its cars, including some Porsches and high-end Audis... read more November 4, 2015 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

EPA: VW Defeat Device Software Found On Diesel V-6 In Audi, Porsche Cars

UPDATE: In light of the EPA’s allegations that more Volkswagen Group models were discovered with software to hide emissions levels from regulations, Porsche Cars North... read more November 2, 2015 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW Prepares New Strategy 2025, Prioritizes Profitability Over Size

Prior to its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group was focused on reaching the number one spot in auto sales and had even set a date of 2018 as a target... read more October 30, 2015 by


 
2016 Toyota Camry Special Edition, 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Toyota Regains Lead In Global Sales From Volkswagen

After briefly leading the industry in global vehicle sales this summer, Volkswagen has now lost the crown to perennial leader Toyota which looks set to remain the... read more October 26, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW To Recall 8.5 Million Diesel Cars In Europe; Lamborghini Offices Raided By Police

In compliance with regulators in Europe, namely Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority, the Volkswagen Group will recall approximately 8.5 million vehicles across... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
Winfried Vahland

VW's New North American CEO Winfried Vahland Resigns After Two Weeks

Former Skoda CEO Winfried Vahland, who was just announced as the CEO of the Volkswagen Group's new North American Region, has stepped down, the company confirmed this... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

VW Doubles Down On EVs Post Diesel Scandal, Promises All-Electric Phaeton

In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group has decided to double down on electric car development and promote a future of zero emission vehicles. In... read more October 14, 2015 by


 
Leonardo DiCaprio at Odyssey of Pioneers launch

DiCaprio Production Company Snags VW Diesel Scandal Movie Rights

The Volkswagen emissions scandal is big news. Massive news, really. It's attracted the attention of everyone, and that everyone includes Hollywood, which is already working... read more October 13, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

As VW Prepares For Diesel Emissions Recall, CEO Says Cost Cutting And Efficiency Drive Won’t Be Painless

The Volkswagen Group is expected to start recalling its diesel cars fitted with the ‘defeat device’ software designed to fool emissions testers most likely by... read more October 8, 2015 by


 
 

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