Emissions scandal: VW postpones AGM, earnings release

2016-02-08 08:33

Volkswagen says it is postponing release of its full-year earnings as well as its annual shareholder meeting due to open questions about its diesel emissions scandal.

Emissions scandal: VW submits fix for 3.0-litre diesels

2016-02-03 08:42

The Volkswagen Group has submitted a proposal for its Porsches, Audis and VWs, fitted with 3.0-litre diesel engines, to meet California's air-quality standards

Emissions scandal: EU proposes tougher tests for cars

2016-01-28 10:07

The EU's executive has proposed tougher tests for new car models to avoid issues like the Volkswagen emissions scandal that hit the auto sector in 2015.

VW given deadline to come clean: shareholder

2016-01-25 12:54

Volkswagen has been given three months by the carmaker’s second-biggest shareholder, to provide a full account of the roots of the diesel-emissions scandal.

Emissions scandal: EU urges VW to compensate owners

2016-01-22 08:24

The European Union urged Volkswagen to compensate European consumers in the same way as its US customers over the emissions test scandal.

WRC: It's Ogier and VW against the world

2016-01-21 09:54

Sebastien Ogier begins his quest for a fourth successive world rally title in Monte Carlo at the start of a competition which is expected again to be easy pickings for Volkswagen.

VW chief dismisses hefty US fine as 'speculation'

2016-01-20 08:59

Volkswagen chief Matthias Mueller dismissed reports that the fines facing the carmaker in the United States could run into tens of billions of euros as "pure speculation."

Emissions scandal: Renault to recall 15 000 cars

2016-01-19 11:26

Renault is recalling 15 000 vehicles before they go on sale to check their engines, a day after the automaker pledged action to cut harmful emissions.

Emissions scandal: VW in catch 22 situation?

2016-01-15 15:08

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller told workers at the automaker's lone US plant in Tennessee that rebounding from a emissions cheating scandal "won't be a walk in the park".

Emissions scandal: US, VW mum on closed-door meeting

2016-01-15 07:55

Volkswagen and the US environmental protection agency are tight-lipped about any progress during a closed-door meeting on the firm's emissions cheating scandal.


Toyota's net profit jumps to $16-billion

2016-02-05 09:20

Toyota said its nine-month net profit jumped nearly 10% to $16-billion, despite falling sales in most regions.

VW's new Caddy arrives in SA: Prices, details and gallery

2016-02-01 07:25

Volkswagen’s fourth-generation Caddy workhorse has arrived in South Africa. We have prices, details and gallery.

Emissions scandal: Germany approves VW's recall plan

2016-01-28 07:47

German authorities gave the green light to a plan by scandal-hit Volkswagen to recall thousands of vehicles fitted with devices designed to cheat pollution tests.

WRC: Ogier moves into lead at Monte Carlo rally

2016-01-22 15:37

Defending world champion Sebastien Ogier beat race-leader Kris Meeke midway through the second day of the 2016 Monte Carlo rally.

Q&A: Has Renault cheated emissions tests?

2016-01-21 12:39

Renault's efforts to clean-up the emissions of some of its diesel vehicles after failing tests, in the wake of Volkswagen's pollution-cheating scandal, raises questions for the entire automotive sector.

Opel denies reports of emissions cheating

2016-01-20 14:57

German automaker Opel rejected a media report which accused it of manipulating the engine software in its diesel models.

Emissions scandal: S. Korea sues VW over recall plan

2016-01-19 15:02

South Korea said it was filing a criminal complaint against the head of Volkswagen's Korean office, saying a plan it submitted for recalling emissions-cheating vehicles was legally deficient.

VW's 'Ultimate' bakkie: Special edition Amarok in SA

2016-01-18 12:26

Bi-xenon's, style tweaks, upgraded kit... Volkswagen has launched a special edition of its popular bakkie in South Africa. Check out the Amarok Ultimate edition.

Is Renault embroiled in emissions scandal?

2016-01-15 12:05

Shares in French automaker Renault plunged by 10% after the company's diesel cars failed government-ordered pollution tests and investigators raided its facilities.

Emissions scandal: VW chief meets US regulators

2016-01-14 10:51

Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Mueller met with the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency as the company seeks to resolve its pollution cheating woes.

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