German car owners can claim thousands of euros in upfront payments. Photograph: Matthias Rietschel/Reuters

Lawyers backed by US and British investors have launched a last-minute offensive against Volkswagen (VW), spending tens of millions of euro to lure cl(...)

VW is facing a series of lawsuits in countries across Europe. Photograph: EPA

Volkswagen has attempted to circumvent Germany’s largest collective lawsuit by offering more than 400,000 customers direct compensation for vehicles t(...)

An activist of environmental organisation Greenpeace holds a giant letter to display “CO2” around the logo of German car maker Volkswagen (VW) at the entrance of the company’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, northern Germany.  Photograph:  John MacDougall/ Getty Images

Volkswagen is gearing up to fight the largest legal claim of its kind in modern German history, opening the latest chapter in the diesel emissions sag(...)

Guy Samson drives his Volkswagen Tiguan, which he said has plunged in resale value, in Doelan, France. Photograph: Dmitry Kostyukov/The New York Times

Volkswagen owners in the United States will receive about $20,000 per car as compensation for the company’s diesel deception. Volkswagen owners in Eur(...)