Matthias Muller:  had a difficult trip to the US last week. Photograph:  Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Volkswagen has moved to dispel questions over the future of its newly appointed chief executive, saying Matthias Müller’s job was never in doubt foll(...)

Matthias Mueller, chief executive of  Volkswagen: he will meet US Environmental Protection Agency  chief Gina McCarthy on January 12th. Photograph:  Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Mueller will meet with the top US environmental regulator next week for the highest-level talks since the German a(...)

Bugatti has confirmed its next hypercar will be called the Chiron, after the 1920s Grand Prix driver

Bugatti will reach back into its history for the name of its Veyron replacement, slated to debut at next March’s Geneva motor show. The Franco-German(...)

Matthias  Mueller said he believed only a few employees were involved in the diesel emissions rigging. Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Mueller said in an interview with a German newspaper that the company would launch a recall for cars affected by i(...)

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 (...)

It has only been a week since the stunning revelation that the Volkswagen group equipped millions of diesel-powered cars with software designed to fool anybody testing their emissions, and just days since the company’s chief executive, Martin Winterkorn, resigned. (Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

It has only been a week since the stunning revelation that the Volkswagen group equipped millions of diesel-powered cars with software designed to fo(...)

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(...)

VW is filing a criminal complaint with German prosecutors, seeking to identify those responsible for any illegal actions in connection with the scandal. Photograph: Rainer Jensen/EPA

Light commercial vehicles made by Volkswagen appear to be affected by the scandal over software used to cheat US emissions tests, according to Germany(...)

 Matthias Mueller takes charge as Volkswagen seeks to regain the trust of consumers and regulators. Photograph: Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images

Scandal-hit Volkswagen has appointed Porsche brand chief Matthias Müller as its new chief executive. The 20-person supervisory board named Mr Müller,(...)

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