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VW Group to reduce workforce by 30,000

Volkswagen on Friday announced plans to significantly reduce its workforce over the coming years as it deals with its costly diesel emissions scandal and push into electric cars. The cuts are expected to total 30,000, with 23,000 of these to be made in Germany. VW says the cuts are to be made in a... read more

November 21, 2016 by
 
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VW may buy back diesels, offer $5,000 to owners

According to a report from Reuters, Volkswagen and United States regulators have reached an agreement on the "Dieselgate" issue that has plagued the company for months. The... read more April 20, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Oscar-nominated filmmaker begins work on VW "dieselgate" documentary

If you're going to find someone to document Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions scandal on film, there's probably not a better person to do that than Steve Kalafer. Not only... read more April 13, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

FTC sues VW over "Clean Diesel" advertising

Volkswagen can add one more lawsuit to the growing list resulting from the ongoing diesel scandal. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now suing the embattled German... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible

Federal judge extends deadline for VW's diesel fix

A federal judge has pushed back the deadline to April 21 for Volkswagen and regulators in the United States to come to an agreement on a fix for the German automaker's diesel... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
Michael Horn

Volkswagen USA chief Michael Horn steps down

Michael Horn has stepped down from the top role at the Volkswagen brand’s operations in the United States. In a statement, VW said Horn is leaving to pursue other... read more March 10, 2016 by


 
Hinrich J. Woebcken

Former BMW exec to head VW’s North American division

Following the discovery of its diesel emissions cheating software last year by regulators in the United States, the Volkswagen Group announced a company restructuring that... read more January 20, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann and the 2012 Urus SUV concept

Will wake of VW diesel scandal help electrify Lamborghini?

Could an electrified Lamborghini—or Bugatti, or Bentley—arrive any sooner as a result of the Volkswagen diesel scandal? It might be easy to rush to an answer and... read more January 16, 2016 by


 
2015 Renault Talisman

Investigators find no emissions cheating at Renault following raid

A number of vehicle manufacturers in France were raided recently by investigators on the behalf of the French government over concerns of emissions cheating. The raids hit... read more January 15, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

U.S. sues VW over emissions scandal, damages could total $19b

While it appears that Volkswagen has managed to get a handle on its emissions cheating scandal, with a handful of top executives now gone and a new focus on zero emission... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
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Investigation sheds light on causes for VW emissions cheating scandal

Volkswagen has released the first details from the ongoing independent investigation into its emissions cheating scandal, and importantly some of the main causes have been... read more December 10, 2015 by


 
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... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
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VW identifies $2 billion in savings, will cut back on variants and trim options

In the wake of its diesel and CO2 emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has undertaken a massive cost-cutting program that CEO Matthias Müller says will lead... read more November 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen announces European fixes for "defeat device" diesels

Volkswagen announced today that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority has accepted its proposed fixes for the EA 189 four-cylinder diesel engines with the "defeat... read more November 25, 2015 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW & Audi ready software fix for emissions cheating diesels

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller confirmed in a speech made to managers on Monday that the automaker was ready with a fix for most of the four-cylinder diesel... read more November 24, 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


 
 

 
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