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(...)

The frontrunners to take over a chief executive of VW Group are VW brand Herbert Diess, Audi chief Rupert Stadler and Porsche chief Matthias Mueller (L-R)

Volkswagen will start firing people responsible for rigging US emissions tests and shake up management on Friday, sources familiar with the plans said(...)

Demand for new vehicles has slowed abruptly in China as its  stock market slump compounds the effects of a cooling economy. Photograph: Reuters.

Volkswagen and other major carmakers have begun reining in Chinese production, wages and other costs, industry sources said, as executives put a brave(...)

Volkswagen Group chairman Dr Martin Winterkorn is said to be examining whether the reorganised company would still need a Group-level executive for sales, marketing, production and China. Photograph: Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg News

No sooner is Ferdinand Piech out of the way than the Volkswagen Group prepares for its biggest organisational shake-up in a generation. German media i(...)

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(...)

New Q7 will spin-off into Q8. Both will face increasing competition as luxury SUVs boom

Audi boss Rupert Stadler has confirmed what we’ve long suspected – that the company is working on a super-SUV, badged Q8, to sit at the very top of(...)

Snowmen wearing the world’s flags at Davos 2015.

An evergreen joke among speakers at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos warns against making predictions. Whatever you say, the punchli(...)

Team Mexico City’s winning proposal sees the public sharing its data to improve traffic flows

Perhaps it was a quirk of geography and history coming together or perhaps it was carefully stage managed to be so, but it was apposite that, in Berli(...)

Audi’s Rupert Stadler says no to a small car, but yes to a mega-SUV

Audi boss Rupert Stadler has confirmed that the car maker will not be building a model smaller than the current A1. There had been specu(...)