VW diesel owners quick to pick buyback over emissions fixMon, 29, Aug 2016
Given the choice of fixing diesel-cheating VW models or getting their money back, car owners in the U.S. are lining up for the cash. Almost half of the 475,000 drivers of VW cars in violation of pollution laws already have registered to participate in a settlement a month after the deal won preliminary court approval.
VW reviews procurement strategy in wake of supplier disputeTue, 30, Aug 2016
Volkswagen is reviewing its supplier and procurement strategy to avoid another dispute such as the one that caused production slowdowns and stoppages this month, CEO Matthias Mueller said.
VW marred by scandal, but not paralyzedMon, 29, Aug 2016
Despite the seemingly all-consuming scope of the diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group's wheels are still turning in Wolfsburg, Ingolstadt and Stuttgart.
VW CEO expects turnaround to start bearing fruit in 2-3 yearsTue, 30, Aug 2016
Volkswagen AG CEO Matthias Mueller is pushing forward with a technological and organizational revamp of Europe's largest carmaker despite internal opposition and expects his efforts to begin bearing fruit in two to three years.
VW scraps plans to sue South Korea over sales banMon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen decided against suing South Korea which last month suspended sales of most of its models and slapped a fine of $15.93 million on the German carmaker for emissions and other violations.
VW closes Santa Monica studio in design shuffleMon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen Group's Design Center California in Santa Monica will close in November. Meanwhile, Audi plans to open its first U.S. design studio in Malibu, Calif.
Piech queried Winterkorn on VW scandal, paper saysMon, 29, Aug 2016
Former VW Group Chairman Ferdinand Piech tried unsuccessfully to query ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn about the automaker's emissions scandal a month before the two had a public falling out, a German newspaper reported. The revelations possibly shed new light on how the scandal unfolded.
BMW plans 7-series coupe to boost sales of top model line, report saysMon, 29, Aug 2016
BMW plans to launch a sporty two-door version of its 7-series flagship sedan, Bloomberg reported. The luxury coupe could be the first of several new 7-series versions.
VW scandal casts a long shadow on product plansMon, 29, Aug 2016
At first glance, it looks like business as usual for product launches at the Volkswagen Group through the end of the decade. But it's the years after 2020 that will show the impact of the diesel emissions scandal, in terms of its sky-high costs and shifting priorities at the giant German automaker.
VW's dealer aid package: How much is enough?Mon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen dealers are finally in line for some much-needed financial relief nearly a year after watching their franchise values dwindle in the wake of the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. But will it be enough to cover what they've lost, and still stand to lose?
The man who brought Volkswagen to a haltSun, 28, Aug 2016
Nijaz Hastor began his career building Volkswagens in a factory in Slovenia. Last week, he brought Volkswagen to its knees when he refused to back down on a contract dispute between the automaker and his diverse parts company.
Who led charge for deal to aid VW dealers?Mon, 29, Aug 2016
In March, a panel of VW dealers set out to negotiate a compensation deal with VW that would avert a lawsuit against the factory. But when the deal finally came together, it was disclosed by someone else: the lawyer for a dealer who defied the six-member committee and sued.