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Chronicler of VW slave labor dies

Nov. 24, 2015 06:01 CET
Hans Mommsen's name was not widely known in the English-speaking world, but the German historian exhaustively chronicled a sordid chapter in automotive history: Volkswagen's use of slave labor during Hitler's Third Reich.

VW CEO says diesel engine refits 'manageable'

Nov. 23, 2015 19:36 CET
The steps needed to fix about 8.5 million Volkswagen cars in Europe equipped with illegal emissions-control software are technically and financially manageable, the German automaker's CEO said Monday.

Audi to revise emissions control software in U.S. vehicles with 3.0-liter engines

Nov. 23, 2015 22:09 CET
Audi said Monday that it will revise emissions control software used on more than 85,000 VW Group vehicles with 3.0-liter diesel engines that U.

PSA, T&E to co-publish real-world fuel-use data

Nov. 23, 2015 20:45 CET
PSA will cooperate with Brussels-based green lobby group Transport & Environment to measure and publish the real-world fuel consumption of its...

IG Metall, UAW push for German-style works councils in U.S.

Nov. 23, 2015 06:01 CET
A new partnership between the UAW and Germany's giant IG Metall autoworker union plans to advocate for German-style works councils or similar...

2016 Rising Star nominations sought

Nov. 23, 2015 06:01 CET
Automotive News Europe needs your help to identify the Rising Stars in the European automotive industry.


VW denies report of big sales slump on CO2 confession

Nov. 22, 2015 15:54 CET
VW denied a report on Saturday that its sales have slumped since this month's admission that it had understated the level of carbon dioxide emissions...


VW mulls ending support for German soccer clubs

Nov. 22, 2015 15:24 CET
German soccer clubs Hannover 96, Werder Bremen and Schalke 04 are on the list of sponsorship deals VW Group is considering dropping to cut costs amid...

Industry execs see era of slower sales growth in China

Nov. 22, 2015 23:34 CET
Executives gathered last week at the Guangzhou auto show were unanimous in their view that the days of exponential growth are over, underscoring how...


VW refuses compensation for European owners of rigged diesels

Nov. 21, 2015 06:01 CET
VW will not offer compensation to European customers who bought a diesel car with "cheat" software, taking a different tack from in the U.S.

Land Rover Defender to end long, storied run

Nov. 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender will end early next year.


VW submits proposed U.S. fix to 2.0-liter diesels

Nov. 21, 2015 06:01 CET
The EPA and California air regulators received an initial proposal from VW, which faced a Friday deadline, to address emissions violations with the...

FCA names Dahl as next safety boss

Nov. 21, 2015 06:01 CET
Fiat Chrysler named Michael Dahl as its new director of vehicle safety and regulatory compliance. He replaces Scott Kunselman, who will retire Nov.


VW's 3.0-liter diesels under wider U.S. scrutiny

Nov. 20, 2015 20:14 CET
The U.S. EPA said at least 85,000 vehicles from Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche with 3.


VW trims 2016 investment budget due to scandal costs

Nov. 20, 2015 13:36 CET
Volkswagen responded to the mounting costs from its emissions scandal by halting work on a design center in Germany and a paint shop in Mexico, and...

VW wins EU deadline extension to detail false CO2 data

Nov. 20, 2015 12:37 CET
The European Union has given VW until the end of the year to clarify its admission that 800,000 of its cars were sold to customers with false CO2...

Citroen will take a year off from rally championship

Nov. 20, 2015 11:56 CET
Citroen said it will not compete in next year's World Rally Championship as a works team in order to come back stronger under new regulations in 2017.

Volvo, Microsoft will bring augmented reality into showrooms

Nov. 20, 2015 11:18 CET
Volvo and Microsoft are working together to bring the tech company's augmented-reality goggles to Volvo showrooms next year to improve safety-feature...

UK should consider diesel scrappage program, lawmakers say

Nov. 20, 2015 14:38 CET
The UK government should consider subsidies for motorists who scrap their diesel cars and switch to vehicles that produce fewer nitrogen-dioxide...

Tesla recalls Model S fleet on potential seat belt defect

Nov. 20, 2015 18:14 CET
Tesla Motors, unable to fully explain a broken seat belt discovered in early November by a European owner of the all-electric Model S sedan, has...

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