• Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:04
    Porsche first German carmaker to abandon diesel engines
    Sports car maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:12
    Volkswagen to end production of iconic Beetle cars in 2019
    Volkswagen will end production of its iconic "Beetle" cars in 2019. Announcing the decision, the company said it would stop production of the curvy-topped sedans after adding a pair of final editions.
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  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 08:47
    VWs using more diesel, failing pollution tests after recalls: study
    Volkswagen vehicles recalled and fixed after the worldwide "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal are using more fuel and still failing pollution tests, according to a study by Australia's peak motoring body released Monday.
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  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 17:39
    Scandal-hit VW vows 'consequences' over monkey experiments
    Berlin - Germany's scandal-hit auto giant Volkswagen vowed internal "consequences" Tuesday as outrage mounted over monkey and human experiments to study the effects of diesel exhaust fumes.
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  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:43
    VW aims to sell 1.5 mln electric cars in China by 2025
    TOKYO - German carmaker Volkswagen is aiming to sell 1.5 million electric cars in China by 2025, its boss was quoted as saying Thursday, seeking to capitalise as Beijing mulls a clampdown on polluting vehicles.
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  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:31
    Audi voluntarily recalls up to 850,000 diesel vehicles
    FRANKFURT AM MAIN - German luxury carmaker and Volkswagen subsidiary Audi issued a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel vehicles Friday, saying it would help reduce engine emissions.
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  • Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:48
    Volkswagen Japan executive arrested on drug charges
    TOKYO - A German executive working at Volkswagen's Tokyo office has been arrested on drug charges, the automaker said Thursday.
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  • Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:24
    Mercedes, VW recall million vehicles in China
    BEIJING - German automakers Mercedes Benz and Volkswagen will recall nearly one million vehicles in China, according to the country's quality regulator.
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  • Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:06
    Volkswagen looks to team up with Tata in India
    FRANKFURT AM MAIN - German carmaker Volkswagen and India's Tata Motors plan a future "strategic partnership" in the subcontinent to jointly develop parts and vehicles, the two firms said in a joint statement Friday.
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  • Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:56
    Pollution from tampered, German-sold Volkswagens to kill 1,200: study
    PARIS - Pollution from Volkswagen cars manufactured in Germany between 2008 and 2015 and manipulated to seem less polluting will cause the premature deaths of 1,200 Europeans, a study into the health impacts of the fraud said Friday.
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  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:57
    Volkswagen mulls slashing executive pay
    FRANKFURT AM MAIN - German car giant Volkswagen is considering a cap on executive pay and bonuses in the wake of its "dieselgate" scandal, AFP learned Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:47
    Bosch to pay out $327.5 mn over 'dieselgate'
    FRANKFURT AM MAIN - German car parts maker Bosch said Wednesday it will pay out some $327.5 million (303 million euros) in compensation to US buyers and dealers of Volkswagen-made diesel cars affected by the 'dieselgate' scandal.
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  • Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:48
    Toyota loses top-selling automaker crown in 2016
    TOKYO - Toyota lost its crown as the world's top-selling automaker in 2016, company figures showed Monday, with the Japanese giant overtaken by Volkswagen as the industry prepares for an uncertain trade environment under Donald Trump.
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  • Sun, 29 Jan 2017 07:12
    Volkswagen recalls nearly 600,000 Audis in US
    NEW YORK - German carmaker Volkswagen will recall nearly 600,000 vehicles in the United States, most of them its premium Audi brand, over defects that could lead to fires or airbag malfunctions.
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  • Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:04
    US arrests VW executive on fraud charges: report
    WASHINGTON - FBI agents have arrested a Volkswagen executive on conspiracy charges in relation to the 'dieselgate' emissions-cheating scandal, The New York Times reported Monday.
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