Dummy on a scooter tests the response of a self-driving Volvo bus on trial in Singapore. Photograph: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Driverless bus “I want to die like my father, peacefully in his sleep,” said Bob Monkhouse. “Not screaming and terrified, like his(...)

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(...)

Some vintage Volkswagen Beetle cars during the 23rd anniversary of “World Wide VW Beetle Day”, in Bangalore, India, in June. Photograph: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images

Volkswagen is ending worldwide production of its iconic Beetle, the model once so popular in North America that it prompted the German carmaker to bui(...)

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(...)

The Arteon is based on the same principle as the stylish four-door coupe variant of previous Passats

Welcome to the best-looking car to carry a Volkswagen badge in the current range. The new Arteon, flagship of the German car giant, may seem to some l(...)

VW executives still believe there is plenty of room in the market for its new family coupe

Vanity is a costly trait in the auto industry. Just ask any French car executive. Every few years some bright spark at a mainstream brand buys into th(...)

 Matthias Mueller takes charge as Volkswagen seeks to regain the trust of consumers and regulators. Photograph: Thomas Kienzle/AFP/Getty Images

Scandal-hit Volkswagen has appointed Porsche brand chief Matthias Müller as its new chief executive. The 20-person supervisory board named Mr Müller,(...)

Matthias Müller’s appointment has the support of a majority on the 20-member supervisory board, according to sources. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Volkswagen’s scandal continued to gather momentum as it emerged the cheat software used to deceive US emissions tests featured on European cars. The (...)

Matthias Müller: likely to be new CEO of VW. Photograph: REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/Files

Robert Bosch, one of the founding fathers of German engineering, remarked a century ago that it was better for a company to lose money than trust. Thi(...)

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