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Switzerland has banned sales of Volkswagen Group cars with outdated emissions systems in the wake of the test-rigging scandal.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

Matthias Müller: likely to be new CEO of VW. Photograph: REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/Files 2:33

Robert Bosch, one of the founding fathers of German engineering, remarked a century ago that it was better for a company to lose money than trust. Thi(...)

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(...)

Volkswagen head Dr Martin Winterkorn has told the weekly Stern magazine that new senior management arrivals from Daimler and BMW were both in the running to succeed him.

The long-reigning CEO of the Volkswagen Group has told a German magazine that his successor could come from outside the Wolfsburg establishment.Engine(...)

Singer Kelly Rowland performs next to the new Mercedes-Benz 2015 C-Class during a  media preview on the eve of the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Joshua Lott/Reuters

There has to be some reason for holding the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in the depths of a Michigan winter. The post-apocalyptic(...)