VW, Porsche, Audi issue stop-sale orders on 3.0-liter diesel vehicles amid U.S. emissions questions

6:56 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2015

Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi will discontinue sales of certain vehicles with 3.0-liter diesel engines in the U.S. after the EPA said Monday that various VW Group vehicles with those engines contained illegal software to manipulate emissions.... Read More »


EU seeks clarity on VW emissions after U.S. 'cheat' probe widens

Nov. 3, 2015 12:20 CET

The European Commission said it wanted clarity on the full extent of diesel emissions cheating by VW Group after U.S. regulators widened their probe to include larger engines used in some Audi and Porsche models.... Read More »


VW prepares to fight latest diesel cheating allegations

Nov. 3, 2015 09:24 CET

VW has denied new diesel-cheating allegations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that include Porsche for the first time. VW could be forced to recall 1 million more cars, analysts say.... Read More »

VW CEO Mueller could be tainted by new EPA accusation

6:24 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2015

New allegations from U.S. regulators that Volkswagen AG cheated on more diesel-powered models, including one Porsche, could be trouble for new CEO Matthias Mueller, who came from the company's prestigious sports-car maker.... Read More »

VW, Porsche, Audi 3.0-liter diesels also have 'defeat devices,' EPA says

1:17 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015

Volkswagen's emissions scandal deepened on Monday when the U.S. EPA said several additional models from the automaker, including Audi and Porsche nameplates, contained illegal software that masked higher emissions than allowed by U.S. regulations.... Read More »

Ex-Porsche CFO admitted manipulation ahead of VW takeover bid, court told

Oct. 30, 2015 09:49 CET

German prosecutors said former Porsche finance chief Holger Haerter effectively admitted that he was guilty of market manipulation ahead of a failed attempt to take over VW. Haerter's lawyer called the charge unfounded.... Read More »

Porsche recalls 58,881 Macan crossovers for possible fuel leak

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2015

Porsche is recalling 58,881 Macan crossovers worldwide for possible leaks in the low-pressure fuel line in the engine compartment.... Read More »

Porsche adds GTS variant to 2017 Macan lineup

5:01 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2015

Porsche's popular Macan crossover is joining the company's GTS line.... Read More »

Ex-Porsche CEO Wiedeking denies VW share manipulation in 2008

Oct. 22, 2015 15:48 CET

Former Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking rejected charges he lied about the company's plan to acquire VW in 2008. Wiedeking could face up to five years in prison if found guilty of breaching securities trading laws during Porsche's bid to take over VW.... Read More »

Winterkorn steps down as CEO of Porsche Holding, VW's biggest shareholder

1:19 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 17, 2015

Volkswagen AG's former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, will step down from his post running Porsche Automobil Holding, VW's biggest shareholder, succumbing to pressure to cut his ties amid an investigation into cheating on emissions tests. Talks are underway for Winterkorn to leave his remaining posts as chairman of VW's publicly traded Audi brand and the VW group's truck holding company, Bloomberg reported Saturday.... Read More »

Porsche North America names Klaus Zellmer CEO

6:54 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2015

Volkswagen's sports car unit Porsche today named Klaus Zellmer president and CEO of Porsche Cars North America, effective Nov. 1.... Read More »

Porsche boosts U.S. Macan supply

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015

After buyers were kept waiting for six months or more during the Porsche Macan's first year on the market, the wait times are finally easing. Increased allocations to the U.S have cut the wait time to less than two months.... Read More »

Porsche trades a bit of heritage for efficiency

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015

When Porsche's re-engineered 911 hits the U.S. next spring, it will bury another feature in the nameplate's graveyard of outdated technology.... Read More »


Porsche names Blume new CEO

Sept. 30, 2015 14:50 CET

Porsche has named production chief Oliver Blume as the new CEO at the VW Group subsidiary. The company also said that Porsche North America chief Detlev von Platen would succeed Bernhard Maier as the automaker's global sales boss.... Read More »

Porsche sued by Paul Walker's daughter over fatal accident

4:09 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015

The daughter of Paul Walker, Meadow Walker, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against defendants Porsche Cars of North America and Beverly Hills Porsche, the Los Angeles Times reports.... Read More »

Porsche may pick production chief as CEO this week, report says

10:12 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015

The supervisory board of Volkswagen's Porsche business may name the sports-car maker's production chief Oliver Blume as the division's new CEO this week, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.... Read More »


VW set to name Porsche chief as next CEO

Sept. 24, 2015 17:31 CET

Volkswagen Group's supervisory board will pick Matthias Mueller, the head of Porsche, as its next chief executive to succeed Martin Winterkorn, reports said.... Read More »


Creative concepts

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015

Automakers at Frankfurt this year displayed concept cars bursting with ideas about form, from the regal smoothness of the Mercedes-Benz IAA to the intricate but harmonious geometry in the Nissan Gripz.... Read More »


NYC's Brian Miller sells superluxury cars, hands-on service

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2015

Brian Miller is a jeans-and-sneakers guy, running a Manhattan super luxury car dealership that caters to the rich and famous. His secret is hands-on, four-star service to people who expect nothing less.... Read More »

VW, Daimler, Porsche embrace refugees, see fix to future labor shortages

Sept. 19, 2015 06:01 CET

Volkswagen, Daimler and Porsche see an opportunity in the influx of refugees pouring across the country's borders to fix their looming labor shortage.... Read More »

Porsche CEO Mueller bids to run sports car brands in revamped VW

Sept. 16, 2015 09:02 CET

Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller is bidding to lead sports car operations at Porsche's parent Volkswagen as the group aims to decentralize operations through a new structure to boost foreign sales and profits.... Read More »


BLOG: VW Group boldly takes up Tesla's electric challenge

11:20 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2015

Had Elon Musk attended the Volkswagen Group's brand cavalcade last night, he probably would've left with a smile on his face.... Read More »


Porsche unveils fast-charging Mission E, a potential Tesla rival

Sept. 15, 2015 10:07 CET

Porsche unveiled its answer to Tesla -- the Mission E electric four-seat sports car. The concept provides a glimpse at the brand's first battery-powered model, which could arrive by the end of the decade.... Read More »

Porsche, Audi EVs zero in on Tesla

5:50 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015

The high-performance electric car market is shaping up to be a high-profile battleground featuring some of the world's most glamorous brands after Porsche and Audi unveiled models to challenge pioneer Tesla Motors.... Read More »

Porsche adds turbocharging to make the 911 greener

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015

Porsche has added turbocharged engines to its 911 sports car range to help meet tough fuel economy and carbon dioxide emissions rules. The new turbos will offer a 20-hp increase from the current engines while lowering emissions, Porsche said. They will debut on the re-engineered model unveiled this week at the Frankfurt auto show.... Read More »

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