The bonuses for Martin Winterkorn Winterkorn and senior managers still at VW were criticised by a corporate governance expert and shareholders. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Martin Winterkorn, the former Volkswagen chief executive, was awarded €5.9 million in performance-related pay for last year after escaping the bonus c(...)

Charging an electric car. As VW negotiates the terms of compensation, engine fixes and car recalls for its massive fraud in the US, it stands to benefit from a German e-car stimulus programme co-financed by taxpayers and the industry.

German consumer groups have attacked plans for a €5,000 bonus to subsidise the purchase of German electric cars, days after Volkswagen agreed $5,000 i(...)

Matthias Müller, chief executive of Volkswagen: he dropped a bombshell at January’s Detroit motor show by claiming Volkswagen did not lie. Photograph: Getty Images

You get the feeling Volkswagen Group wishes the rest of the world just left it alone while it soul-searched its way out of its self-made emissions cri(...)

Managers Matthias Müller and Dieter Pötsch were informed about widespread diesel exhaust manipulation before US authorities revealed the practice, claims Süddeutsche Zeitung. Photograph:  Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Volkswagen’s two leading managers, Matthias Müller and Dieter Pötsch, were informed about widespread diesel exhaust manipulation before US authorities(...)

Martin Winterkorn: Volkswagen said there was no evidence he read the emails or participated in the discussion at the periphery of the meeting on Volkswagen’s cheating in emissions tests. Photograph: Michael Kappeler/EPA

Martin Winterkorn, Volkswagen’s former chief executive, received emails about its diesel emissions crisis over a year before it became public, the com(...)

  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 (...)