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Volkswagen (VW) News
Volkswagen's futuristic electric car Beach Buggy may be put on sale
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
Volkswagen's Beach Buggy, an electric car cum buggy concept, was unveiled in Geneva International Motor Show 2019. The retro ID Buggy may be revived by Volkswagen soon. It has a 62 kWh lithium-ion battery, while a 201-horsepower electric motor in the rear.
Volkswagen South Africa targets record output despite headwinds
Wed, Feb 20, 2019
German carmaker Volkswagen`s South African unit expects to produce a record number of vehicles this year despite a sluggish domestic economy, power outages and looming talks with unions, its managing director said.
German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg sues VW for damages: FAZ
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Volkswagen could not confirm this, and told Reuters the company had not seen the particular lawsuit.
Volkswagen CEO says Waymo has one-two year headstart in autonomous cars
Sun, Nov 18, 2018
"We have to admit that Waymo, the Google business, is ahead of us, arguably by one or two years. But we are determined to catch up. The game is not yet lost. A lot depends also on regulation," CEO Herbert Diess was quoted as saying by the Sunday paper.
Volkswagen emissions manipulation also extended to petrol cars: Bild am Sonntag
Sun, Sep 02, 2018
Gearboxes and software could be manipulated so that vehicles show lower levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and fuel consumption, Bild said, citing internal documents and witnesses statements.
Samsung Electronics to supply Exynos processors for Audi vehicles
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
Samsung said in a statement its Exynos processors will power up to four in-vehicle displays for Audi`s next-generation infotainment system without elaborating on the contract value or what vehicles Audi will use the chips for.
Volkswagen near $2 billion US criminal settlement in 'dieselgate': report
Sat, Jan 07, 2017
A settlement between the US Department of Justice and the German auto giant could come as early as next week, the newspaper said, citing three people who were not identified.
Volkswagen launches Polo GTI at Rs 26 lakh
Thu, Nov 03, 2016
Volkswagen has launched the Polo GTI in India at Rs 25.65 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom Mumbai) and Rs 25.99 (Ex-Showroom Delhi), without Octroi and local taxes.
Volkswagen to compensate 650 US dealers, to spend at least $1.2 billion
Fri, Aug 26, 2016
Volkswagen AG has agreed to spend more than $1.2 billion to compensate its 650 US dealers for their losses from the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, two sources briefed on the matter said on Thursday.
Volkswagen cuts 28,000 workers' hours over supply woes
Mon, Aug 22, 2016
Around 27,700 workers would have their work hours slashed by the end of August in a new headache for the group which is struggling to move past an emissions cheating scandal that is costing billions.
Volkswagen eyes deals to boost its self-driving car plans
Fri, Aug 19, 2016
Europe's largest automaker is also looking for more alliances with technology firms as it tries to capture new business post-Dieselgate.
Mustang's sales power ahead of the premium segment in first month of launch
Wed, Aug 10, 2016
The car sold 35 units during July 2016, which was its first month of launch.
Volkswagen's US diesel emissions settlement to cost an additional $5 billion
Tue, Jun 28, 2016
The settlement, to be announced on Tuesday in Washington, includes $10.033 billion to offer buybacks to owners of about 475,000 polluting vehicles and nearly $5 billion in funds to offset excess diesel emissions and boost zero emission vehicles.
Is Volkswagen Ameo the cheapest and the best in its segment?
Tue, Jun 07, 2016
While it may be late for the launch of the car, priced at Rs 5.14 lakh it has an advantage over the others.
From VW to Suzuki: a timeline of automobile scandals
Thu, May 19, 2016
What began with Volkswagen admitting to cheating on emission tests in September last year, has now snowballed into several companies being implicated for manipulation of emission, fuel-efficiency data.
Volkswagen takes over as top global carmaker as shutdowns impact Toyota's sales
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Toyota's worldwide sales declined 2.3% in the January-March period, while VW reported earlier this month a 0.8% increase despite struggling to overcome an emissions scandal
Volkswagen will take $18 billion hit to 2015 results over emissions scandal
Sat, Apr 23, 2016
Volkswagen (VW) said on Friday the money it was setting aside to pay for the scandal would drive it to a 2015 net loss of 1.36 billion euros, the largest in its history and the first on an annual basis since 1993.