VW is feeling the chilly wind of cost cuts and union anger as it seeks to trim €5 billion from its bills

While it remains Europe’s biggest and richest car-maker and is neck-and-neck in the global sales race with those two other automotive titans, General (...)

Fiat 500s: The Agnelli family’s holding firm Exor, which owns a 30 per cent stake in Fiat Chrysler, denied any talks had taken place. Photograph: Reuters/Gary Cameron

Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it is in merger talks with Volkswagen, while the German carmaker said it had no takeovers on its age(...)

Volkswagen’s new Passat: takes a more coupe-like look akin to the current CC

Volkswagen has made life difficult for its premium brand, Audi, with its all-new, eight-generation Passat moving upmarket without a higher price.The P(...)

Luca de Meo: “There is nobody better placed than [Audi] to integrate in the right way consumer technology in an automotive environment”

On the eve of the major motor shows, Volkswagen’s board members like to flex their motor-industry muscles with their own show, featuring the le(...)

VW has used resilient profits to boost investment during a European recession that plunged French and Italian peers into the red. Photograph:  Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

German automaker Volkswagen will reinforce steps to boost earnings in coming years as its long-planned target to increase sales to over 10 mill(...)

Vision C: Skoda’s sleek, premium-looking concept

Last week’s debut of the sleek, premium-looking Skoda Vision C concept may be more than a motor-show one-off, as parent group Volkswagen seems (...)

Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn poses in a VW T-ROC concept car during the company’s Group Night event

The motor industry is facing the most radical overhaul in over a century, according to the head of VW Group. That’s why the firm’s premium bran(...)

At the Frankfurt motor show 2011, Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn was visiting various rival stands. At the Hyundai stand he was caught on vide(...)

While Volkswagen may not be unveiling any earth-shattering new production or concept models at the Frankfurt motor show (a preview of the new Golf Plu(...)

New models and lower costs at Volkswagen offset Europe’s overall car sales slump. Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen’s second-quarter earnings unexpectedly rose as new models and lower costs helped Europe’s biggest automaker offset slumping car demand in (...)