VW weighs second EV platform

Volkswagen is examining whether its modular architecture for electric cars under development, dubbed MEB, is flexible enough for a top-of-the-line Phaeton, or whether a second groupwide platform is needed.

VW preps new strategy to become 'mobility provider'

UPDATED: 5/20/16 11:53 am ET - adds details

Volkswagen, aiming to become a "mobility provider," will introduce a new strategy comprising eight key initiatives in mid-June, CEO Matthias Mueller said Friday in a speech to senior company managers. The embattled automaker has been working on a new blueprint for its core auto business that it hopes will boost profitability once it emerges from an emissions test-rigging scandal.

VW Group faces U.S. patent probe over hybrids
UPDATED: 5/18/16 5:34 pm ET - adds background

The U.S. International Trade Commission launched an investigation into whether Volkswagen AG and its subsidiaries infringed upon hybrid electric

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