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Herbert Diess’s blunder is seen as a gift to those already opposed to his leadership. Photograph: Bloomberg

Independent investors have raised questions about the future of Volkswagen’s chief executive Herbert Diess after he evoked a Nazi phrase in a manageme(...)

German car companies argue there was nothing illegal in their meetings to agree “clean diesel” norms.

European competition authorities are readying anti-cartel fines of up to €1 billion each for German car giants BMW, VW and Daimler. The companies are(...)

In spite of Switzerland’s incredibly strict speed regulations, the Geneva show is always a happy hunting ground for new supercars, and this year the t(...)

You might have been forgiven for thinking that there’s nothing wrong with the global car industry, judging from the Geneva motor show in 2019. Amid a (...)

Seat's new Tarraco joins the battle of the seven-seat SUVs

The craze for seven-seat SUVs gets another entrant from this week as Seat has officially introduced the Tarraco, its seven-seat SUV, based on the same(...)

The Audi Q3 is not perfect, but it’s alright

By now I’m developing a reputation as a bit of a grump when it comes to SUVs and crossovers. It’s not that I don’t think some of them are perfectly fi(...)

Kieran Whelton with some of his UK imported secondhand cars at his car dealership in Knock, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

For the Irish motor trade, the market is as much about currency rates as cars. Dealers watch the latest forex market as closely as the IFSC currency t(...)

VW Passat is well-balanced, rides comfortably, and has more grip and agility than you expect, at first

More the stuff of the company car ladder than, necessarily, the stuff of dreams the Passat is there as yet another reminder that SUVs and crossovers a(...)

The decision has the support of  VW’s powerful labour unions. Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen said on Wednesday it is transforming two of its German production sites into electric vehicle plants, ensuring that by 2022 it will boast “(...)

Ralf Brandstätter, chief operating officer of Volkswagen was joined on stage by supermodel and actress Cara Delevigne. It is her 41-million Instagram followers that VW found much more tempting than the traditional surrounds of a motor show

Volkswagen skipped the Paris motor show this year, and now we know why. The German giant was planning to get the airwaves all to itself for the launch(...)

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