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VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

After selling it on and off in the U.S. for nearly seven decades, Volkswagen has decided to squash its iconic Beetle.


Trial begins in $10B investor lawsuit against Volkswagen

Trial proceedings have begun in the lawsuit brought against Volkswagen by investors alleging the company did not give them timely notice of its scandal over cars rigged to cheat on …


Monitor urges more openness at Volkswagen in wake of scandal

The official overseeing Volkswagen’s court settlements in its diesel scandal says he is pushing back against the company’s practice of withholding some information on the grounds of confidentiality protections.


Appeals court backs $10B Volkswagen emissions cheating deal

A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the company’s emissions cheating scandal.


With new CEO, VW shifts focus from scandal to future tech

Volkswagen’s new CEO said Friday that the automaker must “significantly step up the pace” as it pushes into electric and self-driving vehicle technologies and shakes up its culture in the …


Hyundai, VW, ink deals with all-star autonomous vehicle firm

Hyundai and Volkswagen each say they’re partnering with a U.S. autonomous vehicle tech firm led by former executives from Google, Tesla and Uber.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 7:22 p.m.

Judge sends VW manager to prison for 7 years in diesel scam

A judge on Wednesday sentenced a Volkswagen senior manager to seven years in prison for covering up a scheme to evade pollution limits on U.S. diesel vehicles, calling it an …


State could use VW diesel settlement to boost electric vehicles

A state agency wants to take some $113 million Washington will receive from Volkswagen for dirty diesel engines and use it to boost the use of vehicles that produce less …


Feds probe effectiveness of VW air bag wiring recall

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the front driver’s air bag from inflating in a crash.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 5:20 p.m.

Volkswagen promises to roll out 2 new models every year

Volkswagen plans to offer two new U.S. models every year for the foreseeable future and double the length of its warranties as it tries to attract new customers and recover …


VW plots return to relevance in U.S. following diesel scandal

Volkswagen is rolling out its plan for reselling most of the cars involved in the German automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal.


Volkswagen recalls 281K cars because engines can stall

Volkswagen is recalling almost 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the U.S. because the fuel pumps can fail and cause the cars to suddenly stall.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 12:39 p.m.

VW engineer gets prison, $200,000 fine in diesel scandal

U.S. prosecutors will seek a three-year prison sentence on Friday for a Volkswagen engineer who had a key role in the company’s diesel emissions scandal.


Volkswagen workers strike in Slovakia

Workers at Volkswagen’s Slovak unit began an indefinite strike over wages, underscoring the risk of a skilled-labor shortage materializing in a key European Union manufacturing hub as unemployment plumbs record …


UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 12:01 p.m.

Independent monitor: Volkswagen trying to change

Former U.S. deputy attorney general Larry Thompson, who must certify the policies and practices Volkswagen is putting in place to ensure compliance with anti-fraud and environmental laws, said his “initial …


French emissions probe clears Opel, but other automakers accused of fraud

French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France, but have found no proof of fraud in Opel …


German Volkswagen exec stays in jail in U.S. emissions cheating case

A judge on Thursday refused to set a bond and release a German Volkswagen executive who was arrested in the company’s U.S. emissions scandal while on vacation in Florida.


VW’s comeback faces roadblock from Trump tax on Mexican Beetles

Volkswagen is bracing for another blow from the U.S. government. After agreeing to spend more than $23 billion to clean up its diesel-cheating scandal, the German auto giant risks staying …


German prosecutors widen Volkswagen emissions probe

Prosecutors in Germany said Friday they are expanding their probe into Volkswagen’s scandal over diesel cars that cheated on emissions tests, increasing the number of suspects and saying they have …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Slow fix: VW diesel owners complain of buyback delays

Volkswagen’s efforts to do right by owners who unknowingly purchased cars and SUVs that cheat on emissions tests have run into some speed bumps.


VW pleads guilty, agrees to pay $4.3 billion to settle U.S. case

Volkswagen took a major step toward resolving one of the darkest chapters in its history Wednesday, pleading guilty to an emissions-cheating scandal and agreeing to pay $4.3 billion in criminal …


Volkswagen: Draft deal in scandal contains $4.3B in fines

German automaker Volkswagen AG said Tuesday that it was in “advanced talks” with United States authorities over a proposed settlement in its diesel emissions scandal under which the company would …


What scandal? VW closing in on title as world’s top carmaker

It’s ironic: Volkswagen spent 2016 battling a huge scandal over cars it rigged to cheat on emissions tests. And now stands a decent chance to pass Toyota for the title …


Second VW employee arrested over emissions scheme

The Volkswagen executive who once was in charge of complying with U.S. emissions regulations has been arrested in connection with the company’s emissions-cheating scandal, a person briefed on the matter …


EU starts legal action against 4 states over VW emissions

The European Union is starting legal action against Britain, Germany, Luxembourg and Spain for not imposing penalties against Volkswagen for using illegal software to hide vehicle emissions.


VW goes on offensive in crisis pushback, expanding SUV and E-car line

Volkswagen is going on the offensive in North America, challenging the likes of General Motors and Ford with a wave of new sport utility vehicles and battery-powered cars.


Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal

Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to recover from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on …


VW said to reach U.S. deal to fix most tainted Audi diesels

Volkswagen 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-liter diesel engines, nearing a resolution on …


Dodge truck owners accuse Chrysler of VW-like cheating

Allegations of cheating pollution standards have reached U.S. automakers as Chrysler was sued by consumers who said engines in some Dodge trucks were rigged to hide that emissions were as …


VW judge reports progress to get more diesel cheats off road

Volkswagen has made substantial progress toward reaching a settlement for the remaining 80,000 diesel-cheating cars polluting U.S. roads, a federal judge said.