Volkswagen says 27,404 used imports in Ireland  are also affected in the software scandal, along with nearly 80,000 cars sold through its Irish dealerships

The number of Irish cars affected by Volkswagen’s emissions scandal totals 106,752 after the firm’s Irish operation said 27,404 privately imported use(...)

Volkswagen Group Ireland has launched a website to let Irish owners check if their cars are affected by the software scandal

Volkswagen Group Ireland has launched a website allowing owners to check if their cars are affected by the current scandal over software designed to (...)

A Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI being measured for emissions at a repair shop in Frankfurt. Photograph: Patrick Pleul

The official Irish numbers are out: 79,348 Irish motorists own cars fitted with software designed to cheat emissions tests. A further 30,000 used impo(...)

The Volkswagen emissions scandal has not just spooked public confidence in the cars made by the German car giant, it has rattled drivers who have made the choice to move to diesel power over the past seven years. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Volkswagen ‘dieselgate’ scandal has not just spooked public confidence in cars made by the German car giant, it has rattled to the core those driv(...)

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Switzerland has banned sales of Volkswagen Group cars with outdated emissions systems in the wake of the test-rigging scandal.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

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(...)

  Analysts and green groups have been warning for years that actual vehicle emissions were likely much higher than reported ones - creating a false sense of confidence in the quality of the air we breathe, and preventing adequate measures from being taken.  Photograph: Getty Images 2:33

VW’s cheating on diesel emissions tests has shaken the motor industry to its core. This is arguably its Lance Armstrong moment. The scales have falle(...)

The new Astra Sport at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Photograph: Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images

The Frankfurt motor show started with a stumble. At the opening press conference of the biennial car industry extravaganza, BMW chief executive Harald(...)