VW Korea executive arrested over emissions fraud

2016-06-24 11:38

Seoul prosecutors arrested an executive of Volkswagen's South Korean unit, as part of an ongoing probe into the emissions fraud scandal that engulfed the automaker.

VW owners split for first time on diesel scandal

2016-06-23 17:02

The Volkswagen’s typically close-knit owners have publicly split for the first time over the diesel crisis after the German state of Lower Saxony withheld support for two executives.

Emissions scandal: VW faces investor questions

2016-06-22 13:13

Volkswagen executives faced questions from minority investors regarding the company's scandal involving its cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests

Emissions scandal: Ex-VW boss Winterkorn under investigation

2016-06-21 08:16

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is being investigated on allegations of market manipulation in connection with the company's emissions scandal.

‘Tough’ wage talks on the cards with car makers

2016-06-19 11:49

Automakers are hoping to avoid a repeat of crippling, weeks-long strikes that have paralysed the industry in the past when they start negotiations with unions.

LOL! This Porsche 911 GT3 gets smoked by a Mk1 Golf

A turbocharged Nissan 370Z takes on a Porsche 911 GT3 on a unrestricted section of Germany's Autobahn... then along comes a modified Mk1 Volkswagen Golf GTI.

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Did VW Korea manipulate emissions, noise tests?

2016-06-10 15:11

The Volkswagen Group allegedly provided false reports for emissions and noise-level tests in order to import cars such as the VW Golf 7 and Audi RS7 to South Korea.

Top selling bakkies in SA: Hilux still No.1 in May

2016-06-06 11:13

The new Hilux topped the vehicle sales charts in May 2016, assisting Toyota in gaining a 22.5% market share. We list the top selling bakkies in SA.

VW revives Dune Beetle for SA: Prices, pics

2016-06-03 08:35

Volkswagen has revived its Beetle Baja Bug with a launch of its new Dune, the first crossover Beetle derivative in more than 80 years. We have prices and a gallery!

VW emissions cheating hits profit at biggest brand

2016-05-31 12:15

Profit at Volkswagen’s namesake brand crumbled 86% in the first quarter, highlighting the challenge the carmaker faces in emerging from the emissions cheating scandal.


VW to pay $10.2-billion to settle emissions claims

2016-06-24 07:36

VW has agreed to take a series of steps with a total cost of about $10.2-billion to settle claims from its unprecedented diesel emissions cheating scandal in the US.

VW CEO tries to appease investors angered by cheating scandal

2016-06-22 17:45

VW boss Matthias Mueller is seeking to appease shareholders by shoring up internal controls following the emissions scandal.

Test drive: Volkswagen Caddy Maxi

2016-06-22 10:42

'It’s practical as well as versatile but this comes at a price', writes Robert Daniels as he reviews the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi.

VW rises on steps to recover from emissions scandal

2016-06-20 11:45

Volkswagen has risen the most in two months, making progress in its efforts to emerge from the emissions-cheating scandal, with plans to submit a $10bn settlement.

New beginnings for VW? More electric cars on the way

2016-06-17 08:34

Volkswagen plans to intensify its push into electric vehicles as it fights to bounce back from a scandal over diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests.

WRC: Neuville holds off Latvala to win in Sardinia

2016-06-13 08:52

Hyundai rally driver Thierry Neuville held off Volkswagen duo Jari-Matti Latvala and triple world champion Sebastien Ogier to win the Rally of Sardinia.

Emissions scandal: Is the EU ignoring diesel pollution?

2016-06-07 09:35

European governments are turning a blind eye to over-polluting cars, an NGO report said, months after a scandal exposed emission test cheating by Volkswagen.

Takata saga: 7 automakers, 4.4-million cars recalled

2016-06-03 09:35

Seven automakers are adding nearly 4.4-million vehicles in the US to the massive Takata airbag inflator recall.

Proudly SA: VW SA rated top global plant

2016-06-01 09:35

Volkswagen South Africa has been recognised as the top manufacturing global plant, in its stable.

Volkswagen 'satisfied' with Q1 despite profit slump

2016-05-31 11:17

Embattled German auto giant Volkswagen said that it was satisfied with business in the first quarter, despite falling sales and profits, and it would stick to its targets for 2016.

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