Patrick Mcgee

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While the auto industry gathers in Shanghai for one of the big automotive gatherings of the year, the industry’s focus is on the stern challenge facing Europe’s car industry from 2020

While the auto industry gathers in Shanghai for one of the big automotive gatherings of the year, the focus is not only on a declining Chinese market (...)

Actor Owen Roe winner of the Special Tribute Award at the 22nd Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Owen Roe takes his comedy seriously. A few years ago, on tour in the US with the Gate’s production of Endgame, he was aghast to discover during a semi(...)

VW is in effect opening a new line of business as it offers rivals its expertise in electric technology, which it plans to invest €30 billion in between 2019 and 2023

Volkswagen has agreed to license its electric chassis to a German start-up in a new phase for the world’s largest carmaker as it seeks to rapidly beco(...)

Volkswagen said the issue concerns 1.2-litre, EA-189 engines. There are roughly 500,000 such cars globally

Volkswagen has informed Germany’s transport authority that half a million cars recalled for a fix after the diesel scandal may still be equipped with (...)

The VW passenger car brand already sells electric versions of its Golf and Up models, but in 2019 it will begin to sell a new line of “ID” cars (above),  a concept that have been designed to be electric from the ground up

New emission targets from the EU will be so difficult to meet that Volkswagen, the world’s largest maker of cars, said its €30 billion effort to roll (...)

Opel said it is “fully co-operating with the authorities”. Photograph: PA

Germany’s transport ministry issued a recall of nearly 100,000 Opel cars on Monday, just hours after the carmaker’s headquarters was raided by authori(...)

 Geely chief executive Li Shufu: seeking to build the firm into a Chinese version of the Volkswagen group with brands in different market segments.

Geely has acquired close to 10 per cent of Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler for about $9 billion (€7.32 billion), becoming its largest shareholder in the l(...)

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(...)

“A missing part – even if only a small one, as in this case – can have a major impact,” said BMW’s Markus Duesmann. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

BMW was unable to complete the building of thousands of luxury cars this week because of production problems. A shortage of steering systems from Bos(...)

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 (...)

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