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Toyota trailed Volkswagen in global sales in the first nine months of 2016. Photograph: iStock

Toyota trailed Volkswagen in global sales in the first nine months, putting its four-year reign as the world’s largest carmaker at risk. Worldwide de(...)

On May 12th, 2015, one employee wrote about the emissions discrepancies between test conditions and real-world conditions: “We need a story for the situation!”

As California regulators pursued Volkswagen to get to the bottom of its emissions scandal in the spring and summer of 2015, engineers at the carmaker (...)

Matthias Mueller, chief executive officer of Volkswagen AG, who in April said there would be “no sacred cows” spared in an ambitious turnround strategy for VW, on Thursday called his vision the “biggest change process in the company’s history”.

Volkswagen’s chief executive has revealed a strategy aimed at increasing the carmaker’s profitability and innovation, and moving the troubled German c(...)

Europe’s most aggressive activist investor has called for a radical overhaul of executive pay at Volkswagen, arguing “corporate excess on an epic scale” encouraged risk taking that contributed to the diesel emissions scandal.

Europe’s most aggressive activist investor has called for a radical overhaul of executive pay at Volkswagen, arguing “corporate excess on an epic scal(...)

Tottenham will probably fall short in the English Premier League title race but that is not a reason to think the manager Mauricio Pochettino is not putting together a coming team for next season. Photograph: Lee smith/Reuters

There are those of us who have felt the praise directed Tottenham Hotspur’s way this season, particularly of late, has been over the top. Tottenham ar(...)

Zaha Hadid: October 31st, 1950-March 31st, 2016. Above, at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow, her first major public commission in the Britain. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-British architect whose soaring structures left a mark on skylines and imaginations around the world, and in the process reshape(...)

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(...)

Matthias Mueller, chief executive officer of Volkswagen AG, addresses a meeting with workers on Tuesday. Mueller sought to win over workers to restructuring measures aimed at lifting margins at the embattled German carmaker’s namesake brand and helping weather the emissions-cheating scandal.

European prosecutors tightened the screw on Volkswagen on Tuesday as the fallout from the emissions scandal spread. As France announced it had opened(...)

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(...)

Dark days: clouds over Diesel Street in Wolfsburg, the city that is home to VW’s main factory and headquarters. Photograph: Markus Schreiber/AP

On a grey day in Wolfsburg a grim-faced man hangs lights on trees in a windy shopping precinct. People stand and talk, glancing occasionally at the(...)

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