Herbert Diess

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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(...)

US threat of a 25 per cent tariff on European-produced cars is the biggest worry for the continent’s carmakers in 2019. PHotograph: Markus Schreiber/AP Photo

Volkswagen chief executive Herbert Diess has warned import tariffs from the US could cost the German carmaker billions of euro each year. Mr Diess sa(...)

Ford and Volkswagen have announced a “global alliance” that will see the two carmakers collaborate on a range of projects from commercial vehicles to the potential to offer new services

Ford and Volkswagen have announced a “global alliance” that will see the two carmakers collaborate on a range of projects from commercial vehicles to (...)

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 (...)

“Producing cars in a Co2-neutral manner is only half the battle. Cars must be used in a Co2-neutral manner as well” said Herbert Diess, VW’s chief executive.

2026 is just eight years away - think of it as just two world cups. By that stage the Germans aim to have the lead in electric car development, potent(...)

The decision has the support of  VW’s powerful labour unions. Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen said on Wednesday it is transforming two of its German production sites into electric vehicle plants, ensuring that by 2022 it will boast “(...)

The new WLTP figures for vehicle emissions and economy come, officially, into force on Saturday, September 1st. So what? What is WLTP and what does it(...)

VW Golf cars are pictured in a production line at the plant of German carmaker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Volkswagen faces production stoppages next quarter due to bottlenecks caused by new lab tests for emissions and fuel consumption, and will discuss the(...)

Diesel emissions scandal: German prosecutors raided Porsche and Audi sites on Wednesday for suspected “fraud and criminal advertising”. Photograph: David Gannon/AFP/Getty

German prosecutors raided Porsche and Audi on Wednesday for suspected “fraud and criminal advertising” related to the diesel-emissions saga at the ca(...)

Volkswagen has named Herbert Diess as its new chief executive. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Volkswagen has chosen Herbert Diess as its new chief executive in an overhaul that includes streamlining the company’s multiple car brands into just t(...)

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