ARTICLES RELATING TO VOLKSWAGEN

Emissions scandal: VW boss apologised to Obama in person

2016-04-29 10:47

Disgraced Volkswagen CEO said Matthias Mueller said he held a "two minute" conversation with US president Barack Obama to apologise for the firm's emissions scandal.

Volkswagen to launch 20 new EVs by 2020

2016-04-28 14:09

In a bid to counter the damage caused by the emissions scandal, Volkswagen will launch 20 new electric vehicles by 2020.

Emissions scandal: VW Germany recall delayed

2016-04-26 11:34

Volkswagen said it would postpone the recalling of its Passat and Golf models, fitted with its emissions-cheating software, in Germany.

Emissions scandal: VW to take R263-billion hit

2016-04-25 09:30

Volkswagen said that it is to take a 16.2 billion-euro hit related to a diesel-emissions scandal identified in the US..

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Emissions scandal: VW to spend R15-billion to buy-back affected cars

2016-04-21 08:56

Underfire automaker Volkswagen has reportedly struck a deal with the US government and affected owners of cars they fitted with an emissions-cheating device.

Emissions saga: VW owners seek trial if there's no fix

2016-04-20 08:13

Lawyers for thousands of people who own diesel Volkswagens that cheat on emissions tests are asking a judge to order repairs and compensation if the company doesn't agree to a fix.

VW market share hits five-year low

2016-04-15 16:01

Volkswagen’s first-quarter market share has reached a five-year low as auto buyers snubbed the carmaker’s efforts to resolve its emissions-cheating scandal.

SA bakkie Cross Country: Amarok to use TT-RS engine

2016-04-01 08:26

Volkswagen's Amarok bakkie will make its official debut at the opening round of the 2016 Donaldson Cross Country Championship in Vryburg.

UPDATE: Porsche SA confirms Cayenne in recall

2016-03-29 15:26

Embattled automaker Volkswagen said it is recalling about 800 000 luxury SUVs worldwide due to a potential pedal problem. Porsche SA has confirmed around 4000 Cayennes are affected.

 

5 cars that caught our attention at the Beijing motor show

2016-04-29 10:11

The Beijing motor show has seen most manufacturers show off long-wheel base versions of certain models. We've found five new vehicles that caught our attention.

Fuel consumption scandal: Mitsubishi admits to 'cheating' since 1991

2016-04-26 13:46

Japanese automaker Mitsubishi dropped another bombshell on the automotive industry - it confirms it has been using 'irregular fuel-testing' methods since 1991.

VW postpones German recall of tainted sedans

2016-04-25 12:56

Volkswagen needs more time to finalise a fix for rigged Passat sedans in Germany, as the scandal-hit carmaker struggles to get a three-month-old recall on track.

More automakers caught in VW emissions scandal

2016-04-25 08:37

Major names in the auto industry found themselves caught in headlights of a global engine-rigging scandal as Volkswagen totted up the costs it faces so far.

SA-bound bakkie: VW's facelifted Amarok revealed

2016-04-21 14:27

The first images of Volkswagen's facelifted Amarok has surfaced, with VW's Hilux-rival sporting design tweaks. What's more, the new bakkie is headed for SA.

Next-gen VW Tiguan on way to SA: Details, pics

2016-04-20 10:04

New features, design tweaks, all-wheel drive... Volkswagen's second-generation Tiguan is headed for South Africa.

New Audi R6: A sports car pipedream that needs to come true

2016-04-19 09:28

A new Audi sports car, called the R6, could fill the gap between the TT and R8. The new sports car could take on Porsche's 718, if it enters production...

2016 VW Cup: Round two headed for Killarney

2016-04-12 09:32

The Volkswagen Cup is heading for Killarney, Cape Town, and the early front runners will again be aiming for maximum points at the iconic race track.

Emissions scandal: US consumer watchdog sues VW

2016-03-30 13:43

German automaker Volkswagen is facing another lawsuit in the United States after a federal consumer watchdog says it made false claims in US advertisements.

Emissions scandal: Will VW’s proposals satisfy regulators?

2016-03-22 08:25

VW has been ordered by a US judge to present an acceptable solution to its emissions scandal. We reflect on the saga that has gripped the automaker for months.

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