VW's Arteon will show brand's new design languageMon, 05, Dec 2016
VW's losing streak ends with 24% gain; Audi rolls onThu, 01, Dec 2016
U.S. judge delays court hearing on VW 3.0-liter dieselsTue, 29, Nov 2016
District Judge Charles Breyer delayed a Wednesday court hearing on Volkswagen Group's plan to address 80,000 polluting Audi, Porsche and VW 3.0-liter vehicles. Breyer said talks are continuing between the company, regulators and lawyers representing owners. He set a Dec. 16 hearing, saying he had been advised that a delay "may produce a resolution of the outstanding issues."
VW previews CC successor Arteon, says 'under consideration' for U.S.Mon, 28, Nov 2016
VW previewed a successor to the brand's aging CC sedan that a U.S. spokesman for the company says is “under consideration” for the U.S. The automaker today released a sketch of the Arteon, a sedan with fastback styling that VW says previews the next era of VW design. The Arteon is to debut in March at the Geneva auto show and is expected to go on sale next summer in Europe.
VW forms JV in Algeria to make Golf, other models starting in 2017Sun, 27, Nov 2016
VW Group has formed a joint venture with Algerian sales partner SOVAC to assemble cars in the North African country, aiming for production capacity of more than 100 vehicles a day starting in spring 2017. The models that will be made in Relizane include the VW Golf, Seat Ibiza and Skoda Octavia.
VW will sell U.S.-sourced Atlas SUV in RussiaMon, 21, Nov 2016
VW will export the Atlas large SUV to Russia from the U.S. starting at the end of next year, a source close to the company told Automotive News Europe. The executive said the Altas will be offered in Russia with a 2.0-liter diesel engine. The source said it is unlikely that the SUV will be sold in Western Europe.
VW to export Atlas from U.S. to RussiaMon, 28, Nov 2016
VW prepares a blitz of trucks, EVs in North AmericaTue, 22, Nov 2016
Volkswagen is going on the offensive in North America, challenging the likes of General Motors and Ford Motor Co. with a wave of new light trucks and battery-powered cars. VW's namesake marque will expand its range of SUVs, crossovers and sedans and start making electric autos in North America in 2021 in a bid to “evolve from a niche supplier” into a successful mainstream carmaker in the region.
With Atlas, VW seeks redemption with U.S. dealers, consumersFri, 18, Nov 2016
VW, aiming to recover from emissions violations, is betting that a jumbo-sized crossover will persuade more U.S. consumers to give it another chance -- now that the seven-seater has a name they can pronounce: Atlas. The name initially proposed by company bosses in Germany -- the Teramont -- landed with a thud when it was run by U.S. dealers months ago.
VW will cut 30,000 jobs to revive core brandFri, 18, Nov 2016
VW Group will cut 30,000 jobs globally to help achieve $3.92 billion in annual savings by 2020. The automaker aims to turn around its core brand and help fund a shift to electric and self-driving cars following its emissions-cheating scandal.
VW packs e-Golf with bigger battery, more range for 2017Thu, 17, Nov 2016
VW's 2017 e-Golf receives a new 36 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack, compared to 24 kWh in the outgoing model. The bigger battery boosts driving range to up to 124 miles on a charge, compared to 83 miles on the 2016 model.