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VW Golf cars are pictured in a production line at the plant of German carmaker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Volkswagen faces production stoppages next quarter due to bottlenecks caused by new lab tests for emissions and fuel consumption, and will discuss the(...)

It might be lighter than the old one (to the tune of 106kg) but the new Volkswagen Touareg remains the biggest and most imposing vehicle from Wolfsbur(...)

Checking  exhaust omissions    at a garage  in Berlin, Germany. After a  happy and profitable co-habitation, Dieselgate has ended  the cosy relationship between Germany’s auto industry and  politicians

Anyone still doubting the health dangers of nitrogen-dioxide emitted by “clean” diesel engines should take a deep breath after the latest twist in Ger(...)

VW’s head of procurement Ralf Brandstätter said: “Together with the I.D family, the introduction of the upcoming Golf generation will be the most strategically important product launch for the brand.”

Volkswagen has confirmed that the all-new Volkswagen Golf will go into production in June 2019, just 18 months from now. The current, seventh-generati(...)

If you had invested in Volkswagen a day before the diesel scandal was exposed in September 2015, your stock would not only be up 10 per cent by now, i(...)

Volkswagen’s T-Roc proves that the German car giant still boasts top-class engineering talent

Volkswagen has finally come up with a crossover to challenge its own Golf hatchback. The German brand has earned billions building hatchbacks and sal(...)

A Volkswagen car dealership in San Diego, California: Along with a $4.3bn settlement  with the US justice department and EPA,  VW will plead guilty to charges, including wire fraud and violating the US Clean Air Act. Photograph: Reuters/Mike Blake

Oliver Schmidt’s decision to holiday in Florida now seems foolhardy. As a senior VW manager linked to the firm’s diesel emissions scandal, a vacation (...)

Oliver Schmidt, who was head of compliance in the US in 2012 and 2015, is said to be among the VW employees allegedly involved in the briefing. Photograph: AP

Volkswagen’s top management was briefed in the summer of 2015 about the cheating software at the centre of the company’s diesel emissions scandal, and(...)

 Oliver Schmidt: Volkswagen’s executive in the US has been arrested on charges of conspiracy in connection with the VW emissions scandal. Photograph: EPA/Joe Wilssens

The FBI has arrested a Volkswagen executive in the US accused in civil lawsuits of having an important role in covering up the diesel emissions scanda(...)

Volkswagen’s supervisory board chairman Hans Dieter Pötsch: German prosecutors  will now examine his role as group finance chief prior to the September 2015 announcement that VW diesel engines contained cheat software to mislead emissions tests. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty

A new act has opened in Volkswagen’s diesel scandal after German prosecutors confirmed their market manipulation investigation has been widened to inc(...)

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