Herbert Diess, Volkswagen’s chief executive, at the Frankfurt International Motor Show earlier this month. He and Hans Dieter Pötsch; the chairman of Volkswagen’s supervisory board, and Martin Winterkorn a former chief executive, have been charged with stock market manipulation for not alerting shareholders when they learned authorities were investigating the company’s diesel emissions. Photograph: The New York Times

Volkswagen was supposed to turn the corner this year from the shadow of a costly diesel emissions scandal, with a new emphasis on electric vehicles, a(...)

Diesel emissions scandal: German prosecutors raided Porsche and Audi sites on Wednesday for suspected “fraud and criminal advertising”. Photograph: David Gannon/AFP/Getty

German prosecutors raided Porsche and Audi on Wednesday for suspected “fraud and criminal advertising” related to the diesel-emissions saga at the ca(...)

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(...)

Any negotiated agreement between VW and the US Department of Justice is likely to require the company to plead guilty to multiple felonies.

After more than a year of legal wrangling over Volkswagen’s self-confessed emissions cheating, US prosecutors are hoping to reach a criminal settlemen(...)

Volkswagen’s supervisory board chairman Hans Dieter Pötsch: German prosecutors  will now examine his role as group finance chief prior to the September 2015 announcement that VW diesel engines contained cheat software to mislead emissions tests. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty

A new act has opened in Volkswagen’s diesel scandal after German prosecutors confirmed their market manipulation investigation has been widened to inc(...)

A Volkswagen shareholder walks past a car on display during German carmaker Volkswagen shareholders’ annual general meeting on June 22, 2016 in Hanover. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Top Volkswagen managers faced down 3,000 angry shareholders at a tempestuous annual general meeting in Hanover on Wednesday, the first since the car g(...)

VW revealed last September that it had used software- based “defeat devices” in up to 11 million of its diesel vehicles, which served to understate emissions of hazardous nitrogen oxides in official laboratory tests. Photograph:  Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Germany’s financial regulator has called on prosecutors to investigate the entire former management board of Volkswagen on suspicion of possible marke(...)

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(...)