VW CEO offices searched in Audi investigation, report saysSat, 18, Mar 2017
'Back on track' VW derailed by widening probesMon, 20, Mar 2017
VW's Schmidt to remain in U.S. custody until trial next yearThu, 16, Mar 2017
VW's Schmidt loved U.S. long before facing federal chargesFri, 03, Mar 2017
Oliver Schmidt played a key role in a 2005 VW project designed to figure out what American consumers wanted. The German-born VW executive is now awaiting trial in a Michigan jail on charges tied to VW's conspiracy to skirt U.S. emissions rules.
VW's Oliver Schmidt faces U.S. criminal trial on April 18Wed, 01, Mar 2017
Takata pleads guilty to U.S. fraud charge linked to faulty airbagsMon, 27, Feb 2017
Takata pleaded guilty to a felony charge as part of an expected $1 billion deal with the Justice Department that includes compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators. The plea removes a major obstacle to the potential sale or restructuring of the embattled Japanese supplier, which is expected to intensify a search for a buyer or financial backer.
Takata's guilty plea to be considered Monday by U.S. judgeSun, 26, Feb 2017
VW exec Schmidt pleads not guilty, but must stay behind bars, judge saysThu, 23, Feb 2017
Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt will remain behind bars as an extreme flight risk even after not-guilty pleas were entered on his behalf during his arraignment Thursday in U.S. District Court in Detroit.
Piech returns to settle old scores in diesel scandalThu, 09, Feb 2017
Ferdinand Piech abruptly departed Volkswagen Group nearly two years ago. Now the former VW chairman is looking to settle old scores and has rekindled accusations that top managers knew about falsified emissions tests months before publicly admitting to it.
Chicagoland dealerships beset with new car theftsWed, 01, Feb 2017
N.Y. prosecutor drops charges against Fiat heir Lapo ElkannWed, 25, Jan 2017
VW diesel settlement extends to auto lendingFri, 13, Jan 2017
Volkswagen's settlement in connection with its diesel emissions scandal has spilled over into the vehicle-financing business. VW has agreed to pay $50 million in civil penalties to settle alleged violations of the law, after the Justice Department essentially charged it with tapping U.S. markets to finance fraud.