Environment groups in Germany, who have launched successful air quality lawsuits across the country, attacked the programme as a “stimulus plan for VW”. Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen has announced scrappage bonuses of up to €8,000 to German motorists to shake off the diesel crisis, avoid inner city diesel bans – and sell(...)

Allegations have been made that Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche were colluding in the 1990s and formed a cartel which possibly laid the basis to the ‘dieselgate’ emission scandal.

The allegations of collusion among German carmakers have plunged an industry already tarnished by the Volkswagen diesel scandal into a fresh crisis. (...)

Michael Horn, President and CEO of Volkswagen America, reacts to being mobbed by the media at the LA Auto Show last week.

Americans think Volkswagen Group’s US$1,000 no-strings compensation package for Audi, VW motorists isn’t commensurate with the emissions offence, whi(...)

Ferdinand Piech: was left with little option but to put his own head in the noose he had fashioned. Photograph: Frank Leonhardt

After two decades as Volkswagen’s uncrowned and mercurial emperor, Ferdinand Piëch has resigned as group chairman after losing a boardroom battle wi(...)