Volkswagen earnings upbeat despite 'dieselgate' scandal charges

2019-05-02 11:49

German automaker Volkswagen says its profit slipped in the first quarter as the company set aside €1-billion for legal risks related to its 2015 diesel scandal.

Volkswagen says considering board 'changes', may name new CEO

2018-04-10 15:10

Scandal-hit car giant Volkswagen said it was considering reshuffling its board and that chief executive Matthias Mueller could be replaced, although no decision has yet been made.

Germany expands diesel probe to include VW bosses

2016-11-07 06:54

Volkswagen says German prosecutors have widened their investigation of the emissions scandal to include the chairman of the company's board of directors.

VW drops out of race to become world's biggest automaker

2015-12-22 08:22

Volkswagen is abandoning its ambition to become the world's biggest automaker ahead of Japanese rival Toyota.

Engaging honestly: VW failed the test

2015-09-29 09:05

'Consumers don't want false promises,' writes IMD professor Francisco Szekely in response to VW's emissions scandal.

VW emissions scandal: Criminal probe?

2015-09-22 07:54

Volkswagen shares plunged by nearly 20% on Monday after the automaker admitted it had rigged emissions tests of diesel-powered vehicles in the US.

Auto Q&A: VW chairman speaks on 'reinvention'

2015-09-15 10:07

Despite the economic slowdown in China, Volkswagen chairman Martin Winterkorn believes the automaker can master the pending 'digital revolution'.


VW faces first big German court date over 'dieselgate'

2018-09-10 12:42

The first major German court case against Volkswagen over the "dieselgate" scandal that has shaken up the car industry got under way , as investors pursue the world's largest automaker for billions in compensation.

VW to pay over $1.2-billion to 3.0-litre diesel engine owners

2017-02-03 14:36

Volkswagen has agreed to pay at least $1.2-billion in buybacks and compensation to settle claims from US owners of cars with larger diesel engines rigged to cheat on 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.

Fear and respect: VW's culture under Winterkorn

2015-10-11 10:22

The leadership of Martin Winterkorn, who quit as Volkswagen boss, is under scrutiny as critics say pressure on managers may go some way to explaining the emission crisis.

VW turns to Porsche boss to steer it out of crisis

2015-09-25 11:58

Porsche boss Matthias Mueller could replace Martin Winterkorn as VW Group chief.

Berlin: New emission checks from German automakers

2015-09-21 17:47

The German government has called on the nation's car manufacturers to demonstrate that they have not manipulated their emission tests in the nation following Volkswagen's admission that it had regularly cheated on US air pollution results.

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