Lars Himmer

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Carla Wentzel: will take over from Tom Fleming

Volkswagen Group Ireland has appointed South African Carla Wentzel as the new group managing director for its Irish operation. Wentzel, currently gen(...)

Volkswagen’s eGolf electric model. VW says the new scrappage deal brings to €14,000 the incentives and discounts available off the car’s official list price.

Volkswagen Group Ireland is introducing a scrappage scheme for anyone trading in an old diesel car against one its new vehicles from any of its brands(...)

July could outpace the more traditional January in the sales race this year. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/Reuters

July could out-pace the more traditional January in the sales race this year, as early figures from Motorcheck.ie suggest that the first seven days of(...)

Lars Himmer, managing director of Volkswagen Ireland, outlined sales procedures for new and used cars caught up in the scandal. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Volkswagen Group Ireland has warned its dealers that failure to notify affected car buyers about the CO2 emissions scandal “increases the risk of cri(...)

 Managing director of Volkswagen Ireland Lars Himmer  arriving at Leinster House to appear before the  Oireachtas Transport Committee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The appearance of Volkswagen Group Ireland chief executive Lars Himmer before the Oireachtas Transport Committee was meant to address the concerns of (...)

Volkswagen Group Ireland chief executive Lars Himmer: apologised to Oireachtas Committee over emissions scandal and said he hopes to begin recall on Irish cars in January. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Scandal-hit German car giant Volkswagen plans to begin fixing Irish cars affected by its emission scandal in January. Volkswagen Group Ireland chief(...)

Volkswagen Group UK managing director Paul Willis addressing the British government’s Transport Select Committee hearing

Questions remain over tax implications from the Volkswagen emissions scandal as the German car giant’s cheating software looks set to result in a new(...)

 Paul Willis MD of Volkswagen Group UK: He said the first “service action” would take place in the first quarter of next year.   Photo:  Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

For some of the 106,752 Irish motorists affected by Volkswagen Group’s emissions scandal, it’s likely to be 2017 before the issue is resolved. At a B(...)

Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal

German prosecutors raided Volkswagen’s headquarters and other offices on Thursday as part of their investigation into the carmaker’s rigging of diesel(...)

Volkswagen says 27,404 used imports in Ireland  are also affected in the software scandal, along with nearly 80,000 cars sold through its Irish dealerships

The number of Irish cars affected by Volkswagen’s emissions scandal totals 106,752 after the firm’s Irish operation said 27,404 privately imported use(...)

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