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Angela Merkel tours the Frankfurt motor show on Thursday. Photograph: Getty

German chancellor Angela Merkel has said the German car industry faces a “Herculean task” in its transition to e-mobility, hours after fresh claims th(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Volkswagen has named Herbert Diess as its new chief executive. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Volkswagen has chosen Herbert Diess as its new chief executive in an overhaul that includes streamlining the company’s multiple car brands into just t(...)

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: The car giant is looking for big cost savings – €3.7bn worth. Photograph: AP/Erik Schelzig

Volkswagen has presented a historic shake-up in Germany, cutting 30,000 jobs worldwide to reposition itself as an electric carmaker following last yea(...)

The production stoppage at VW’s site in Wolfsburg could cost as much as €100 million a week. Photograph: AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file

Volkswagen will extend a production shutdown to factories making its best-selling Golf as an unprecedented dispute with a supplier halts delivery of t(...)

 Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Mueller: “In the current difficult situation, we need to make decisions that take into account profitability as well as employment.” Photograph: Rainer Jensen/EPA

Volkswagen has agreed to hold talks with labour leaders over priorities for investments and cost savings as the carmaker grapples with the mounting co(...)

A Volkswagen AG Golf 2.0 TDI emissions certification vehicle waits to be tested. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

All investments at Volkswagen will be placed under review, the carmaker’s top labour representative said on Tuesday, as the embattled German group gra(...)

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(...)

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