More carmakers race into ride-sharingMon, 30, May 2016
Automakers are staking their claims in the ride-sharing world -- and fast. Last week, Toyota invested in ride-share giant Uber, Volkswagen Group in Gett, a ride-hailing company popular in Europe, and BMW in the company behind a carpooling app. General Motors invested in Uber rival Lyft in January.
VW goal: 1 million electrified vehicles by 2025Sun, 29, May 2016
Volkswagen Group expects it will have to sell about 1 million battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles a year worldwide by 2025 to fulfill increasingly strict carbon dioxide emission limits in major markets.
VW weighs second EV platformSat, 28, May 2016
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’s e-Golf to close the gap with i3Mon, 30, May 2016
Volkswagen says it will substantially expand the range of its e-Golf when a face-lifted version of the battery electric hatchback goes into production in December.
Bentley close to compact decisionMon, 30, May 2016
Bentley is working on a compact model line previewed by last year's EXP 10 Speed 6 concept.
Mercedes puts up fight in ChinaMon, 30, May 2016
China is starting to look like a barroom brawl for the German luxury brands. And Mercedes is landing some punches.
You thought cars were big polluters?Mon, 30, May 2016
Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal may be bad, but the pollution from diesel automobiles is a breath of fresh mountain air compared with what spews out of the smokestacks of some huge cruise ships.
VW has lost a lot more than moneyMon, 30, May 2016
It's hard to measure exactly how much Volkswagen's enormous diesel emissions cheating will cost the company. Volkswagen has put the 2015 financial toll at about $18 billion. The real damage to VW is just starting.
VW sees mobile robots on future assembly linesThu, 26, May 2016
For Volkswagen AG, one of the visions for future manufacturing includes mobile machinery, with robots cruising around factories and deciding on their own what they'll do next.
VW targets $1.1 billion in savings from MAN, Scania integrationThu, 26, May 2016
Volkswagen Group boosted its target for cost cuts at its trucks division to $1.1 billion as cooperation between its Scania and MAN units makes progress after years of tepid results.
Crash test dummies get in back seat to make Uber riders saferWed, 25, May 2016
Crash test dummies, who have dutifully endured thousands of simulated accidents from the front seat, are about to get a ride in the back.
VW argues penalties sought by U.S. over diesel scandal are excessiveWed, 25, May 2016
Volkswagen argued in a court filing that fines sought by the U.S. government to penalize the company for rigging diesel vehicles to cheat emissions tests are excessive.