Volkswagen

VW says it had understated CO2 emissions on many fewer vehicles than initially feared

In a statement released on Wednesday, beleaguered German automaker Volkswagen (VW) said that its latest investigations have revealed that it had understated carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions on notably much fewer vehicles than initially feared.

VW is battling a diesel emissions-cheating... read more

Top Audi executive linked to VW’s emissions scandal has resigned

In a late Thursday announcement, beleaguered German automaker Volkswagen (VW) said that as a top manager of its Audi luxury car division has resigned after suspension over links to VW’s diesel-emission scandal.

The Audi executive who has left the company is Ulrich Hackenberg. The 65-year-... read more

Volkswagen emission scandal: 60 People could have premature death in Britain

A research by MIT and Harvard University on Volkswagen’s use of defeat software to avoid emission standards has unveiled that the company’s trick can lead to more than 60 early deaths and kill up to 200.

The incident opened up in September when Volkswagen admitted that it has fixed its... read more

Volkswagen AG CEO set to face investors for the first time since emissions scandal rocked company

Wednesday is going to be a tough day for Volkswagen AG CEO Matthias Mueller as he is going to face investors for the first time since the emissions scandal rocked the company. The meeting is going to be held to report a loss during its third quarter, which is another first in number of years for... read more

VW will issue massive recall of diesel cars in Jan 2016

German automaker Volkswagen’s (VW) CEO Matthias Müller revealed in a Wednesday interview that a massive recall of the company’s diesel cars affected by the emissions test scandal will be launched in January 2016.

The disclosure by Müller was made during an interview with German newspaper... read more

Volkswagen could face corporate manslaughter charges in US

Volkswagen, errant car manufacturer, may face corporate manslaughter charges in the US if its deliberate rigging of vehicle emission tests is found linked to pollution deaths by road users there.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston has conducted a study, which has... read more

Volkswagen sends many Top officials on Leave during investigation

Volkswagen, Asia’s largest auto-maker, has suspended some top officials and also decided to send on leave some of the suspected ones until the investigations into its diesel car scandal complete.

The company is learnt to have suspended the R&D chiefs of its three divisions --core VW... read more

Matthias Mueller New CEO of Volkswagen

Volkswagen on Friday named Matthias Mueller, a company veteran, as the new chief executive for the German carmaker. The decision has been taken after the carmaker’s CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned on Wednesday.

The decision was made after a marathon board meeting at its headquarters in... read more

Porsche CEO Matthias Müller has been named the new VW CEO

On Friday, German automaker Volkswagen named Matthias Müller as its new CEO. Müller succeeds VW’s former CEO Martin Winterkorn who stepped down from his post on Wednesday amid the automaker’s ‘diesel emissions test cheating’ scandal.

Müller takes over as the new VW CEO after his most... read more

US Criminal Probe for Cheating Emissions Tests Now Haunting Volkswagen CEO

The world's biggest carmaker Volkswagen AG is facing a US criminal probe for cheating on emissions tests, is now haunting the Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn. He also said that the company has 'totally screwed up' over the emissions scandal.

Arndt Ellinghorst, a London-based... read more

Volkswagen Deliberately Evaded Federal Emissions Requirements, say Regulators

Federal regulators said that Volkswagen AG knowingly avoided federal requirements for emissions in almost half-million diesel cars in the United States since 2009. Regulators claimed that the German carmaker evaded the requirements by writing vehicle software that activated anti-pollution... read more

Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen recall over 93,000 Vehicles

According to reports, automobile majors Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen have been facing fuel leak problems in some variants of their vehicles. The companies have recalled more than 93,000 cars and SUVs across the world to fix the problem. As per the reports, the vehicles have been recalled because... read more

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