Herbert Diess

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By the midpoint of 2022, at least some of the bottleneck in semiconductor supplies should have subsided. Photograph: Getty Images

For want of a shoe a horse was lost. The old mnemonic that warns one to prepare down to the smallest details for every eventuality apparently didn’t (...)

If you assume that all of these batteries will be used in 58kWh packs that would be enough capacity for 4.1 million car. Photo: AP Photo/Jens Meyer

Volkswagen, which – thanks in part to trying to make up for its diesel cheating disaster – is making huge inroads into the electric car market, and ha(...)

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Apple has a tried and true approach to launching new products: The company designs in-house, sources its own components, and works with a contract man(...)

Volkswagen sold 15 per cent fewer cars last year than in 2019.

Volkswagen defied the pandemic to post operating profits of €10 billion last year after the German group benefited from a late surge in global demand (...)

The shortfall of about 0.5 gram of carbon dioxide emitted per kilometre driven may lead to a fine of more than €100 million for Volkswagen. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Volkswagen narrowly missed complying with stricter emissions standards set by the European Union last year, a disappointment for the company plotting (...)

Hyundai regularly ranks as the world’s fifth-biggest carmaker by sales.

Shares in Hyundai surged after the carmaker confirmed early stage discussions with Apple about building an electric vehicle in what could mark the US (...)

German car giant plans to switch to Solid State EV batteries by 2024

Volkswagen could leap into the electric-car (EV) lead in range, recharging, weight and safety by introducing the Holy Grail of electrification - the s(...)

 Elon Musk talks to the press as he arrives  at the construction site of the new Tesla factory near Berlin. Photograph:  Maja Hitij/Getty Images

If the German car industry’s obituary is written sooner rather than later, the last days may feature as a symbolic turning point. This is a cautionar(...)

Volkswagen chief executive  Herbert Diess  will pass the leadership of the core brand VW to the former co-managing director Ralf Brandstätter. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/EPA

Volkswagen chief executive Herbert Diess apologised to the company’s supervisory board for having made “inappropriate and wrong” statements at an inte(...)

Volkswagen has agreed to compensate tends of thousands of German drivers after a court found against the company and its “immoral, malicious” manipulation of diesel engines. Photograph: Filip Singer/EPA

Volkswagen has agreed to compensate tens of thousands of German drivers after a court found against the company and its “immoral, malicious” manipulat(...)

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