VW production stoppages caused by defiant Bosnian supplierTue, 23, Aug 2016
In a year of almost non-stop crises following revelations of cheating on emissions tests, the force that brought VW factories to a halt wasn't regulators or a court ruling, but a defiant parts supplier from Bosnia-Herzegovina protesting at the cancellation of a contract.
Ssangyong considers U.S., China as Brexit hits U.K. salesTue, 23, Aug 2016
South Korean automaker Ssangyong Motor Co. will look to markets such as the U.S. and China to make up for an expected decline in shipments to the U.K. following the Brexit referendum.
Daimler fights $45M compensation claim from supplier in VW disputeMon, 22, Aug 2016
Daimler is fighting a $45 million compensation claim from the supplier Prevent Group, which is also seeking damages from Volkswagen Group.
VW ready to seize withheld parts from supplier plants, report saysFri, 19, Aug 2016
VW Group is preparing to seize components from two suppliers that are withholding parts in a contract dispute, Germany's Bild newspaper reported. VW faces production stoppages at four German factories after the suppliers halted deliveries of transmission and seat parts.
VW to halt Golf production as supplier dispute hits 4 German plantsFri, 19, Aug 2016
VW Group is stopping Golf production at its main German factory in Wolfsburg as a dispute with two key suppliers escalates, reports said. The automaker is also cutting working hours at three other plants across Germany.
Opel cuts working hours at two German plants following Brexit voteFri, 19, Aug 2016
Opel is cutting working hours at two German plants due to lower demand for its Corsa and Insignia models after the UK's vote to leave the EU. The UK is the biggest market for the two cars.
VW to cut hours for workers at 3 German plants amid supplier dispute, report saysThu, 18, Aug 2016
Volkswagen will cut working hours for more than 10,000 staff at its Wolfsburg base and reduce output at two more German sites, a source close to the company told Reuters, as the automaker faces supply problems caused by a supplier not keeping to delivery commitments.
U.K. car sales have not been hit significantly by Brexit vote, leading dealer saysWed, 17, Aug 2016
Lookers, a leading U.K. car dealer, said today that the vote to leave the European Union in June has had little impact on demand for new and used cars in Britain.
Tesla cooperating with French authorities investigating car fireTue, 16, Aug 2016
Tesla Motors is cooperating with French local authorities investigating a fire involving one of its Model S cars during a test drive in Biarritz, it said on Tuesday.
Wiring supplier Leoni defrauded of $45 millionTue, 16, Aug 2016
German wiring systems maker Leoni has been the subject of a fraud that has cost the supplier 40 million euros ($45 million). Leoni said fraudsters used falsified documents and identities to funnel company funds abroad.
VW gets approval for another 460,000 diesel-car fixes in EuropeMon, 15, Aug 2016
VW Group has won German regulatory approval for fixes on another 460,000 diesel cars with illicit emissions software. The agreement, covering vehicles fitted with 1.2-liter engines, raises the number of vehicles cleared for repair to over 5 million in Europe from a total of 8.5 million affected cars.
VW gets German regulator's approval to fix 460,000 diesel vehiclesSun, 14, Aug 2016
Volkswagen received German regulatory approval to carry out technical fixes on 460,000 diesel cars fitted with software that skirts emissions tests.