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....
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VW made several defeat devices to cheat emissions tests, report says

Oct. 17, 2015 17:18 CET

Volkswagen made several versions of its "defeat device" software to rig diesel emissions tests, Reuters reported, potentially suggesting a complex deception by the automaker. VW altered its illegal software for four engine types, sources said....
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VW joins anti-hacking venture as Web-connected car use grows

Sept. 18, 2015 15:21 CET

Volkswagen is partnering with German companies to fight cybercriminals. The partners will set up a Berlin-based venture to offer services to identify cyber risks and repel cyber attacks....
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Vandalized Toyotas stall car-sharing program in France

Jan. 11, 2015 06:01 CET

Toyota's electric car-sharing experiment in Grenoble, France, hit problems after several of the carmaker's i-Road vehicles were vandalized. The difficult start illustrates some of the challenges automakers face as they enter the electric-car market, where local support for infrastructure is key....
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Technology winning the war on auto theft, report shows

2:31 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2014

Vehicle security technology and communication with law enforcement have been standing between thieves and their targets, with last year's vehicle theft rate at its lowest since 1960, a National Insurance Crime Bureau report said....
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