James Liang

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A mother (left) and her postpartum nanny in Beijing. Photograph: Adam Dean/The New York Times

For decades, China harshly restricted the number of babies that women could have. Now it is encouraging them to have more. It is not going well. Alm(...)

Volkswagen said it continued to co-operate with investigations by the US department of justice “into the conduct of individuals”. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

A federal judge in Detroit sentenced former engineer James Liang to 40 months in prison on Friday for his role in Volkswagen Group’s multiyear scheme (...)

Oliver Schmidt, who was chief of Volkswagen’s environmental and engineering centre in Michigan,  plans to plead guilty to charges in relations to the diesel emissions scandal.

Volkswagen Group will offer incentives to drivers of older diesel models of its five main passenger-car brands to switch to cleaner vehicles in a bid(...)

On May 12th, 2015, one employee wrote about the emissions discrepancies between test conditions and real-world conditions: “We need a story for the situation!”

As California regulators pursued Volkswagen to get to the bottom of its emissions scandal in the spring and summer of 2015, engineers at the carmaker (...)

A Volkswagen engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company’s emissions cheating scandal. Photograph: Carlos Osorio/AP

A veteran Volkswagen engineer has become the first person to be criminally charged over the diesel emissions scandal, in a move that opens the door to(...)