VWs in the US used software that could detect when the car was being tested and run treatments to reduce nitrogen oxides. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Recalls are a fact of life for car firms. The average passenger car has tens of thousands of parts supplied by a multitude of sources, all of which ar(...)

Mercedes razzmattazz ahead of its press conference this morning

It is, perhaps, time to pause for a cup of tea and something small to eat. A chance to rest aching soles of feet and find a replacement notebook. The (...)

Martin Winterkorn, chief executive officer of Volkswagen who is to have his term at the helm lengthened. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Volkswagen plans to extend chief executive officer Martin Winterkorn’s term through the end of 2018, a victory for the carmaker’s top manager after he(...)

Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has left the company he founded  “to dedicate more time to his personal interests”

We’ve seen recent ructions at the top of the Volkswagen chain of command, ones big enough to see the corporate demise of the once-untouchable Ferdi(...)

Volkswagen Group Chairman Martin Winterkorn said Bugatti would have both petrol- and hybrid-powered versions of its next horizon chaser and also confirmed Volkswagen would deliver a budget brand to rival Nissan’s Datsun and Renault’s Dacia.

The head of the Volkswagen Group has confirmed that the replacement for Bugatti’s Veyron will use hybrid power to breach the outgoing car’s astonishin(...)

 A man taking photos beside the Volkswagen logo at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, China, in April. A  vast shopping spree  in past years built up the now titanic Volkswagen Group. Photograph: How Hwee Young/EPA

“The merger is wonderful news. It will be the saving . . . of the industry. One has the know-how on the heavy vehicle side and one on the car side.(...)

Volkswagen Group chairman Dr Martin Winterkorn is said to be examining whether the reorganised company would still need a Group-level executive for sales, marketing, production and China. Photograph: Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg News

No sooner is Ferdinand Piech out of the way than the Volkswagen Group prepares for its biggest organisational shake-up in a generation. German media i(...)

The stock has climbed 31 per cent this year, valuing the company at €114 billion. Picture: Getty Images.

Volkswagen’s first-quarter operating profit jumped 17 per cent, beating analysts’ predictions on growth at the Audi and Porsche luxury-car divisions a(...)

Ferdinand Piech: was left with little option but to put his own head in the noose he had fashioned. Photograph: Frank Leonhardt

After two decades as Volkswagen’s uncrowned and mercurial emperor, Ferdinand Piëch has resigned as group chairman after losing a boardroom battle wi(...)

Ferdinand Piëch, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown with Chief(...)

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