U.S. said to ponder what size diesel penalty VW can withstandTue, 27, Sep 2016
The U.S. Justice Department is assessing how big a criminal fine it can extract from Volkswagen over emissions-cheating without putting the German carmaker out of business, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
VW scandal spreading to Audi risks hitting automaker's top profit generatorTue, 27, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group's attempts to contain the fallout from the emissions-cheating scandal suffered setbacks after Audi, the group's biggest profit generator, lost a key engineer tainted by the scandal and a media report suggested its CEO, Rupert Stadler, knew about the cheating back in 2010.
The car-emissions sleuth who's costing Fiat Chrysler $5 billionTue, 27, Sep 2016
As head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s air-quality and transportation office, Chris Grundler holds as much sway as any single human over how global automakers allocate more than $100 billion in r&d money each year. Sometimes they chafe.
U.S. official says inadequate EU emissions testing was widely knownTue, 27, Sep 2016
Europe's car-emissions tests have been seen as inadequate for decades, a top U.S. regulator told EU lawmakers. Much stronger enforcement will be needed to stop cheating by automakers such as Volkswagen Group, the European parliament was told.
Winterkorn more closely involved with VW's cheating, paper saysMon, 26, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group's former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, approved a plan to disclose only partial information on the automaker's software rigging to U.S. authorities, a German newspaper reported, citing newly uncovered documents.
YEAR TWO: Despite settlements and new product, VW's diesel mess drags onSun, 18, Sep 2016
Volkswagen's U.S. boss sees hope in Americans' tendency to forgive and in the arrival next year of two critical crossover models that are designed to appeal to American tastes. But this long-awaited run of fresh product will coincide with a messy new phase in the diesel scandal.
VW emissions inquiry has found no evidence against Audi CEO, report saysFri, 23, Sep 2016
Investigators looking into Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal have found no suspicious facts against Rupert Stadler, the head of Audi, Reuters reported.
VW should reduce 'huge sums' paid to bosses, activist investor saysFri, 23, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group should reduce the "huge sums of money" paid to executives and any bonuses should be given in shares, activist investor TCI Fund Management said in a letter to the car company seen by Reuters.
VW pledges to fix all diesel cars in Europe by late 2017, EU saysThu, 22, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group pledged to fix all diesel cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe by autumn 2017, the European Commission said after talks with the carmaker. VW has repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models in Europe since admitting rigging engines a year ago.
Fuel-economy rules threaten 1 million-plus U.S. jobs, study saysWed, 21, Sep 2016
More than 1.1 million U.S. workers would lose their jobs because of tougher fuel-economy regulations coming next decade if prices at the gasoline pump remain low in America, a new study found.
VW investors seek $9 billion in damages over emissions scandalWed, 21, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is facing claims for 8.2 billion euros ($9.14 billion) in damages in the legal district where the automaker is based. The company is being sued by investors who are angry at the drop in VW's stock price following the disclosure that the carmaker rigged U.S. diesel tests.
Audi CEO risks being drawn into VW scandal, report saysTue, 20, Sep 2016
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler risks being pulled into the emissions crisis that's engulfed parent VW Group for the last year amid a report by a German weekly magazine that witnesses inside the company alleged the executive had known about the engine manipulation since 2010.