VW hurries new EVs to meet CO2 targetsTue, 21, Mar 2017
Volkswagen must have the first of its I.D. purpose-built electric cars on sale in 2020 to achieve CO2 reduction targets in Europe and China, company executives say. VW plans to approve in August the design of the first vehicle, a Golf-sized hatchback based on the I.D. concept.
VW's Diess wins labor backing for reform plans, paper saysFri, 17, Mar 2017
VW Group's powerful labor chief, Bernd Osterloh, said a dispute with VW brand boss Herbert Diess over how to implement reforms at the automaker's core brand has been laid to rest. "That's history," Osterloh told a German newspaper.
VW brand's cost-cutting likely to slow down on product offensiveMon, 13, Mar 2017
Volkswagen's core brand reduced its fixed costs in Germany for the first time in nearly a decade last year, but management doesn't expect the brand can maintain the same momentum as it launches its biggest product offensive to date.
VW brand chief Diess gets backing from Porsche-Piech clan, report saysFri, 24, Feb 2017
VW brand chief expects challenging year amid cost cutsTue, 21, Feb 2017
VW works council says talks over strategy pact broken off without resultsMon, 13, Feb 2017
VW union accuses Diess of undermining cost-cutting dealWed, 08, Feb 2017
VW Group's works council has accused executives including brand chief Herbert Diess of undermining a cost-cutting deal forged late last year. Labor leaders said the managers had breached the November pact by ruling out possible hirings in the first half of 2017 and cutting temporary jobs more quickly and deeply than agreed.
VW must face U.S. investor lawsuit in emissions scandalThu, 05, Jan 2017
VW to launch ride-hailing in Rwanda as part of Africa expansionThu, 22, Dec 2016
Volkswagen plans to start a ride-hailing service in Rwanda in a sign of how the German carmaker is developing pay-per-use transportation models in new markets where rival Uber has not yet gained traction.
Volkswagen sets course for a long journey backMon, 28, Nov 2016
Volkswagen CEO sees no diesel in future of U.S. businessTue, 22, Nov 2016
Volkswagen will no longer offer diesel vehicles in the U.S., its global brand chief said on Tuesday, ending speculation the company might return to the technology after its emissions scandal fades from memory.
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.