Volkswagen Canada kills diesel for 2017 model yearWed, 23, Nov 2016
Volkswagen's decision to stop selling diesels in Canada is a direct result of the company's admission to equipping diesel vehicles with software designed to cheat emissions tests.
VW to start North America EV production in 2021Tue, 22, Nov 2016
The Volkswagen brand will start making electric cars in North America, as the manufacturer seeks to rebuild its tarnished image in the wake of the diesel scandal. Production in that region will start in 2021, as part of a plan to sell 1 million battery-powered cars globally per year by 2025, VW said in a statement Tuesday.
VW will cut 30,000 jobs to revive core brandFri, 18, Nov 2016
VW Group will cut 30,000 jobs globally to help achieve US$3.92 billion (Cdn $5.3 billion) in annual savings by 2020. The automaker aims to turn around its core brand and help fund a shift to electric and self-driving cars following its emissions-cheating scandal.
VW, U.S. reach deal on Audi-developed 3.0-liter diesels, report saysTue, 15, Nov 2016
PARIS/FRANKFURT (Bloomberg) -- Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with U.S. environmental regulators to fix or buy back around 80,000 Audi, VW and Porsche vehicles with tainted 3.0-litre diesel engines, nearing a resolution on a key aspect of the emissions-cheating scandal, people familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg.