A new Volkswagen (VW) car is seen in the foreground as new cars of the Volkswagen group are parked ready for shipping at the car terminal of the port of Bremerhaven. 	Photograph: Getty 2:33

German chancellor Angela Merkel told a German radio station the emissions scandal around German carmaker Volkswagen was “drastic” but the damage wa(...)

Volkswagen has confirmed the number of Irish cars from Audi, Skoda, Seat, and VW cars and commercials affected by the scandal. 2:14

Volkswagen has confirmed that 79,348 Irish cars feature the software designed to cheat emissions tests. It said 34,387 Volkswagen passenger cars, 16,(...)

Seat has admitted that more than 700,000 of its cars had been caught in the scandal. The Spanish government is demanding the VW Group refund a green tax.

Spain has joined the list of countries demanding Volkswagen pay back subsidies it received on its “green” clean diesel models. While the US$51 million(...)

Volkswagen UK have confirmed around 1.2 million vehicles in Britain, including Audi, Seat and Skoda cars, were affected by the emissions software at the centre of an investigation into rigging of vehicle emissions tests.

Volkswagen UK said around 1.2 million vehicles in Britain, including Audi, Seat and Skoda cars, were affected by the emissions software at the centre (...)

VW owners will be told  if their vehicles require a refit. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/EPA

Volkswagen Group says it is going to ‘refit’ the estimated 11 million vehicles affected by its cheating on US diesel emissions test. With an estimated(...)

Matthias Müller, the new chief executive of Volkswagen AG, promised to make VW “an even stronger company”. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Switzerland has banned sales of Volkswagen Group cars with outdated emissions systems in the wake of the test-rigging scandal. Thomas Rohrbach, spokes(...)

Matthias Müller: uncontroversial choice to take over as chief executive. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images

Volkswagen’s new chief executive, Matthias Müller, has vowed to win back trust after an emissions scandal that has rocked the car group and seen its m(...)

Matthias Müller’s appointment has the support of a majority on the 20-member supervisory board, according to sources. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Volkswagen’s scandal continued to gather momentum as it emerged the cheat software used to deceive US emissions tests featured on European cars. The (...)

Volkswagen AG shares fell again on news of the widening scandal. Photograph: Bloomberg

Up to 80,000 Irish cars may be affected by the Volkswagen diesel scandal which continued to gather momentum on Thursday. German federal transport min(...)

New car sales statistics show nearly 80,000 new Audi, Skoda, Seat and VW cars were sold in Ireland with 1.2-litre, 1.6-litre, 2-litre diesels between 2009 and 2014.

Germany’s Volkswagen Group scandal continues to gather momentum after federal transport minister Alexander Dobrindt confirmed on Thursday that 2-lit(...)