Thousands of investors are suing the company for losses incurred on its shares when news of the dieselgate scandal broke. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Ask any executive of an auto company what business they are in and you’re unlikely to hear the word “cars”. Instead you will be told they are now a te(...)

Volkswagen reported higher SUV sales in Q1. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Sales of sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a €1 billion legal charge and meet first-quarter operating profit forecast(...)

Former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn: he  remains in Germany, which does not typically extradite its citizens for prosecution in US courts. Photograph: Getty Images

Prosecutors in the German city of Braunschweig said on Monday they were pressing criminal charges against former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Win(...)

Volkswagen chief executive Herbert Diess:  “It was a very unfortunate choice of words”

The US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Volkswagen and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German carmaker’s diesel emissions(...)

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess: “We are aligning Volkswagen with e-mobility like no other company in our industry”

Volkswagen aims to produce almost 50 per cent more electric cars than it previously targeted, boosting a bet that has already strained profit margins.(...)

Head coach Joachim Löw faces the media   following the German team’s arrival at Frankfurt airport on Thursday. Photograph: Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images

The most amazing thing about Germany’s World Cup exit at the group stage is that the sun still rose this morning. You wouldn’t have thought so on Wedn(...)

Martin Winterkorn (left),  and Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler, in 2014. Photograph:  Christof Stache/Getty

The arrest of Audi’s chief executive Rupert Stadler puts the VW diesel emissions scandal back in the spotlight and underlines the over-riding question(...)

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday for his alleged role in the Volkswagen Group’s diesel cheating scandal

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler is expected to spend at least two days and nights in police custody until prosecutors quiz him about what he knew (...)

  Martin Winterkorn, then chief executive  of German carmaker Volkswagen (VW), attends the company’s annual press conference in Berlin.

The US justice department on Thursday disclosed the filing of criminal charges against former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn, accusing h(...)

Volkswagen design chief Klaus Bischoff in the VW ID Vizzion at the Geneva International Motor Show

Klaus Bischoff is tasked with reinventing the VW brand, designing cars for the firm’s electric future and removing the stain of the diesel emissions s(...)

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