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VW sees electric car shift costing thousands of jobs

Volkswagen’s personnel chief has been quoted as telling a German newspaper that the transition to electric cars will ultimately cost a “five-digit number” of jobs at the company.


Anger still flares after judge OKs Volkswagen emissions deal

A federal judge approved the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history Tuesday, giving nearly a half-million Volkswagen owners and leaseholders the choice between selling their cars back or having them …


Buick becomes first U.S. brand to crack Consumer Reports Top 3

Buick, the 117-year-old General Motors brand seeking to shake its geriatric image, became the first from the U.S. to crack the top three in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings, trailing only …


Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty in US in emissions scandal

A longtime Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty in federal court to charges he helped design and implement a software system that helped the German automaker’s diesel engines defeat emissions tests.


Washington fines Volkswagen $176 million over emissions

Washington state regulators have fined Volkswagen $176 million, saying the automaker put people’s health at risk by releasing harmful air pollutants in its emissions-cheating scandal.


$15 billion Volkswagen emissions deal clears first hurdle

A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, with a federal judge giving preliminary approval to a deal that includes an option for owners …


Volkswagen shares soar after buoyant earnings update

FRANKFURT, Germany – Volkswagen shares have soared after the German car giant revealed that its first-half earnings before charges related to its diesel-emissions scandal were “significantly higher” than market expectations. …


N.Y., Massachusetts, Maryland sue VW over emissions cheating

ALBANY, N.Y. – New York state, Massachusetts and Maryland are suing Volkswagen and its affiliates Audi and Porsche over diesel emissions cheating, alleging that the German automakers defrauded customers and …


VW to pay Washington $26 million for deceptive marketing of cars

VW to pay Washington, other states for deceptive marketing of “clean diesel” vehicles.


Volkswagen settles for up to $15.3 billion in emissions-cheating cases

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement …


Volkswagen reaches $14.7 billion emissions settlement, source says

Volkswagen would repair or buy back polluting vehicles and pay each owner as much as $10,000 under a $14.7 billion deal the car maker has reached to settle lawsuits stemming …


VW to pay near $10.2B to settle emissions claims, AP source says

Volkswagen will spend about $10.2 billion to settle an emissions cheating scandal in the U.S. that has turned into one of the largest cases of corporate deception in the nation’s …


Former Volkswagen CEO investigated over emissions scandal

German prosecutors are investigating former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and another unnamed executive over allegations they didn’t inform investors soon enough about the company’s scandal over cars rigged to cheat …


Volkswagen steers toward electric vehicles after emissions scandal

Volkswagen announces strategy dedicated to electric vehicles.


Auto sales show signs of flattening out after long run up

Last month, U.S. auto sales were expected to drop 7 percent to 1.5 million cars and trucks, according to car shopping site Kelley Blue Book.


Report: 4 companies selling new cars with Takata inflators

At least four automakers are selling new vehicles that have potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators, according to a new Senate report.


Scandal-hit Volkswagen makes profit despite scandal

German automaker Volkswagen saw its net profit fall 19 percent in the first three months of the year – but showed it can still make money even as it grapples …


Scandal-hit VW agrees to 4.8 percent pay rise for workers

Automaker Volkswagen and Germany’s industrial union have agreed to increase wages 4.8 percent by next year in an economy where the cost of living is flat – the kind of …


Volkswagen board might OK execs’ work despite scandal

Volkswagen’s board of directors has recommended shareholders formally approve the work of the company’s top management team for last year despite the scandal over cars rigged to cheat on U.S. …


Honda, Nissan break records as auto sales stay hot in April

America’s love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month as Honda and Nissan reported best-ever April sales. Ford posted record SUV sales, while …


German automakers to recall 630,000 cars, report says

German news agency dpa is reporting that several of the country’s automakers are going to recall a total of 630,000 cars following an investigation into emissions levels.


VW to take $18.2 billion hit as German carmakers face recall

German carmaker Volkswagen capped two grim days for the country’s auto industry by revealing its diesel emissions cheating cost it a chunky 16.2 billion euros ($18.2 billion) for 2015 alone …


Judge says VW owners can choose buybacks or repair

An agreement will give consumers who bought nearly 600,000 Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, …


Volkswagen to pay $1B-plus to owners of cheating diesels

Volkswagen, the U.S. government and private lawyers have reached a deal for the automaker to spend just over $1 billion to compensate owners of about 600,000 diesel-powered cars that cheat …


VW owners seek trial if there’s no fix in emissions case

Lawyers for thousands of people who own diesel Volkswagens that cheat on emissions tests are asking a judge to order repairs and compensation if the company doesn’t agree to a …


VW’s union challenge declined by National Labor Relations Board

The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday declined to take up Volkswagen’s challenge of a union vote at its lone U.S. assembly plant in Tennessee.


FTC sues VW over false ‘Clean Diesel’ advertising claims

A federal consumer watchdog sued Volkswagen on Tuesday, charging the company made false claims in commercials promoting its “Clean Diesel” vehicles as environmentally friendly.


Volkswagen gets a month for plan on diesel emissions fix

A federal judge on Thursday gave Volkswagen and regulators a month to provide a specific plan about how they will bring nearly 600,000 diesel cars into compliance with clean air …


VW sued by big investors over handling of emissions scandal

Volkswagen’s big institutional investors are suing the automaker for $3.57 billion in damages over its handling of the emissions scandal, which has so far seen the share price fall by …


VW rejects allegations it didn’t give timely info on scandal

Volkswagen on Wednesday rejected allegations that it didn’t go public early enough with information on its emissions-rigging scandal.