Mobileye will supply 2 fully autonomous vehicles by 2021Mon, 23, May 2016
Mobileye reveals programs to supply two automakers with fully autonomous drive systems as soon as 2019.
German investor group calls for independent probe of VW scandalMon, 23, May 2016
German investors association DSW today called for an independent audit of Volkswagen's emissions test-rigging scandal in addition to the carmaker's internal probe.
VW board tried to dilute Lower Saxony influence, report saysMon, 23, May 2016
A power struggle erupted on VW's supervisory board after the owning Porsche and Piech families joined representatives from Qatar in an attempt to dilute the voting power of Lower Saxony, German magazine Der Spiegel said.
Audi, BMW, Mercedes lead in user-friendly connectivity, study showsMon, 23, May 2016
Audi, BMW and Mercedes lead other automakers in offering easy-to-use connected features, according to a study conducted in European markets, but more needs to be done to make customers aware that of the technology so they don't choose Apple and Google for their Internet-enabled navigation and in-car entertainment.
AT&T adds connected-car plans, launches first ad campaign aimed at consumersFri, 20, May 2016
AT&T has added Volkswagen and Infiniti to its wireless connected-car program and is introducing a new connected-car data plan for existing tablet or smartphone customers with unlimited plans.
VW preps new strategy to become 'mobility provider'Fri, 20, May 2016
Volkswagen, aiming to become a "mobility provider," will introduce a new strategy comprising eight key initiatives in mid-June, CEO Matthias Mueller said Friday in a speech to senior company managers. The embattled automaker has been working on a new blueprint for its core auto business that it hopes will boost profitability once it emerges from an emissions test-rigging scandal.
Next Audi A8 takes cues from Prologue conceptsMon, 23, May 2016
A prototype of Audi's next-generation A8 flagship spotted by spy photographer in Europe shows how design elements from the brand's Prologue series of concept cars will be adopted for production vehicles.
VW agrees to lift wages for German workers despite scandal costsFri, 20, May 2016
Volkswagen agreed to raise German workers' pay by nearly 5 percent after labor leaders vowed that employees won't foot the multi-billion-euro bill to resolve diesel emissions violations.
VW Group faces U.S. patent probe over hybridsWed, 18, May 2016
The U.S. International Trade Commission launched an investigation into whether Volkswagen AG and its subsidiaries infringed upon hybrid electric vehicle patents owned by Baltimore-based Paice.
VW seeks dismissal of some U.S. emissions claimsWed, 18, May 2016
VW asked a California judge to dismiss some claims in a suit filed by the U.S. government over diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls. VW said the U.S. suit lacks facts to support claims that any VW defendants knew about defeat devices in vehicles with 3.0-liter engines.
Audi's next A8 reveals Prologue concept cuesTue, 17, May 2016
Spy photographers have caught Audi putting its next-generation A8 flagship sedan through the paces on public roads in Europe ahead of its release next year. Free of heavy camouflage, the A8 testing mule appears to show how design elements drawn from the Prologue series of concept cars will appear in production form as the A8 kicks off the next era of Audi design.
Opel CEO rejects allegations of emissions cheatingTue, 17, May 2016
Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann rejected allegations by German media and an environmental advocacy group that the GM unit's diesel engines use software that may breach regulations by turning off emissions controls in certain situations.