VW diesel owners quick to pick buyback over emissions fixMon, 29, Aug 2016
Given the choice of fixing diesel-cheating VW models or getting their money back, car owners in the U.S. are lining up for the cash. Almost half of the 475,000 drivers of VW cars in violation of pollution laws already have registered to participate in a settlement a month after the deal won preliminary court approval.
VW scraps plans to sue South Korea over sales banMon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen decided against suing South Korea which last month suspended sales of most of its models and slapped a fine of $15.93 million on the German carmaker for emissions and other violations.
VW scandal casts a long shadow on product plansMon, 29, Aug 2016
At first glance, it looks like business as usual for product launches at the Volkswagen Group through the end of the decade. But it's the years after 2020 that will show the impact of the diesel emissions scandal, in terms of its sky-high costs and shifting priorities at the giant German automaker.
VW plans to suspend Golf production in Oct., Dec.Sat, 20, Aug 2016
Volkswagen plans to suspend production of its Golf model at its Wolfsburg factory in October and December to balance earlier over production.
VW to cut hours for workers at 3 German plants amid supplier dispute, report saysThu, 18, Aug 2016
Volkswagen will cut working hours for more than 10,000 staff at its Wolfsburg base and reduce output at two more German sites, a source close to the company told Reuters, as the automaker faces supply problems caused by a supplier not keeping to delivery commitments.
VW, U.S. hold talks to settle criminal probe over diesel emissionsMon, 15, Aug 2016
Volkswagen AG and the U.S. Justice Department have held preliminary settlement talks about resolving a criminal probe into the automaker's diesel emissions violations, sources told Reuters. VW confirmed it is working on a final settlement.
VW gets German regulator's approval to fix 460,000 diesel vehiclesSun, 14, Aug 2016
Volkswagen received German regulatory approval to carry out technical fixes on 460,000 diesel cars fitted with software that skirts emissions tests.
U.S. finds unapproved emissions software in VW Group 3.0-liter diesel engine, report saysSun, 07, Aug 2016
U.S. authorities have found three unapproved software programs in 3.0-liter diesel engines made by Volkswagen Group's Audi unit, a German weekly newspaper reported, without saying where it obtained the information.