Crime

GM Tech Center valet who pulled gun to stop stabbing suspended pending investigation

2:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2016

The parking valet who stopped a stabbing at General Motors' Technical Center in Warren, Mich., on Wednesday by pulling out his concealed weapon remains employed....
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GM Tech Center employee stabbed on campus

12:33 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2016

A General Motors employee was in critical condition today after she was stabbed multiple times on the campus of the automaker's Technical Center in Warren, Mich....
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Emissions lies haunt VW as automaker faces tougher U.S. Justice Department

Feb. 8, 2016 14:18 CET

VW's emissions-cheating software has not directly been responsible for any deaths, yet the U.S. Justice Department may treat it more harshly than General Motors and Toyota, two automakers whose vehicles have killed people....
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Texas car salesman kidnapped during test drive, escapes and fights back

2:36 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

What was supposed to be a typical test drive for a Houston car salesman turned into a violent kidnapping that ended with him escaping and two suspects fleeing....
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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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THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

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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