VW unveils Atlas, a large crossover tailored for the American familyThu, 27, Oct 2016
At last, it's here. Volkswagen on Thursday revealed the Atlas, a seven-passenger large crossover aimed at family buyers that's been in the works since it was previewed by the CrossBlue concept at the 2013 Detroit auto show.
VW brand Q3 profit plunges, Porsche lifts groupThu, 27, Oct 2016
VW Group said third-quarter operating profit at its core VW brand plunged more than half, adding weight to management calls for cutbacks at the automaker's biggest division.
VW on track to top Toyota for global sales leadThu, 27, Oct 2016
VW Group leads Toyota in global sales after nine months, putting the Japanese automaker's four-year reign as the world's largest carmaker at risk. Toyota's worldwide deliveries rose 0.4 percent to 7.53 million vehicles through September while VW Group's sales climbed 2.4 percent to about 7.61 million.
Audi cuts earnings outlook as VW Group scandal costs riseThu, 27, Oct 2016
Audi cut its earnings outlook and said it expects substantial additional costs triggered by parent VW Group's diesel-emissions scandal. Audi forecasts that its full-year operating margin will be "considerably below" a target corridor of 8 to 10 percent.
Audi quits Le Mans to focus on electric car racingWed, 26, Oct 2016
Audi will end its involvement in Le Mans next year after almost two decades to focus on racing electric cars. The move marks a shift in strategy as parent company Volkswagen Group battles to recover from its diesel-emissions scandal.
Audi pilots corporate car-sharing fleet in latest mobility pushWed, 26, Oct 2016
Audi of America is expanding its mobility services with a national corporate car-sharing fleet service it plans to roll out next year, the company said today. Called Audi Shared Fleet, the service is being piloted now with three Audi A4 sedans shared by tenants of American Underground, a technology incubator in Durham, N.C., Audi said.
Germany's VW probe hasn't implicated leading execs, prosecutors sayTue, 25, Oct 2016
German prosecutors investigating Volkswagen Group say they have a "fairly good" picture of how the diesel-cheating scandal evolved and that doesn't include any clear-cut link between the automaker's top executives and decisions to implement the manipulation.
VW's $14.7 billion court settlement over diesel vehicles approved by U.S. judgeTue, 25, Oct 2016
A federal judge today approved VW'w record-setting $14.7 billion settlement with regulators and owners of 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles, and the German automaker said it would begin buying back the vehicles in mid-November. It represented one of the biggest corporate settlements of any kind.
Audi A3's fwd version to get more powerful engine, new transmissionTue, 25, Oct 2016
The entry-level Audi A3 compact sedan and convertible will get a new engine and transmission combo for the 2017 model year that offers more power and fuel efficiency than its predecessors.
Map provider Here forms partnership with AlibabaTue, 25, Oct 2016
Here, a major automotive provider of maps for onboard navigation systems owned by BMW, Mercedes and Audi, says it has formed a partnership with China's Alibaba to offer maps, traffic updates and navigation to Alibaba's customers.
Volkswagen pressured by EU to show damaged cars will be fixedMon, 24, Oct 2016
Volkswagen is facing renewed pressure to repair the damage caused by its diesel emissions scandal, with the European Union calling on the carmaker to start compensating affected consumers and show clear proof that vehicles will be fixed within the coming year.
Ford, Nissan lead effort to further develop industry in AfricaMon, 24, Oct 2016
A group of carmakers led by executives from Ford Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. will seek to work with Kenyan authorities to develop an auto-manufacturing industry in the east African country, building on talks with Nigerian lawmakers about their own market.