YEAR TWO: Despite settlements and new product, VW's diesel mess drags onSun, 18, Sep 2016
Volkswagen's U.S. boss sees hope in Americans' tendency to forgive and in the arrival next year of two critical crossover models that are designed to appeal to American tastes. But this long-awaited run of fresh product will coincide with a messy new phase in the diesel scandal.
VW emissions inquiry has found no evidence against Audi CEO, report saysFri, 23, Sep 2016
Investigators looking into Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal have found no suspicious facts against Rupert Stadler, the head of Audi, Reuters reported.
VW should reduce 'huge sums' paid to bosses, activist investor saysFri, 23, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group should reduce the "huge sums of money" paid to executives and any bonuses should be given in shares, activist investor TCI Fund Management said in a letter to the car company seen by Reuters.
VW pledges to fix all diesel cars in Europe by late 2017, EU saysThu, 22, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group pledged to fix all diesel cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe by autumn 2017, the European Commission said after talks with the carmaker. VW has repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models in Europe since admitting rigging engines a year ago.
Fuel-economy rules threaten 1 million-plus U.S. jobs, study saysWed, 21, Sep 2016
More than 1.1 million U.S. workers would lose their jobs because of tougher fuel-economy regulations coming next decade if prices at the gasoline pump remain low in America, a new study found.
VW investors seek $9 billion in damages over emissions scandalWed, 21, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is facing claims for 8.2 billion euros ($9.14 billion) in damages in the legal district where the automaker is based. The company is being sued by investors who are angry at the drop in VW's stock price following the disclosure that the carmaker rigged U.S. diesel tests.
Audi CEO risks being drawn into VW scandal, report saysTue, 20, Sep 2016
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler risks being pulled into the emissions crisis that's engulfed parent VW Group for the last year amid a report by a German weekly magazine that witnesses inside the company alleged the executive had known about the engine manipulation since 2010.
How much cleaner is an electric car? Depends on where you areTue, 20, Sep 2016
How much cleaner are electric cars than the fossil-fuel powered alternative? The answer depends on exactly where you charge the batteries.
VW has fixed less than 10% of rigged diesel cars in EuropeMon, 19, Sep 2016
Volkswagen Group is making slow progress on fixing cars equipped with illicit engine software in Europe, having repaired less than 10 percent of the 8.5 million affected models, the company said on Monday.
Agreed: This company has to bloody learnSun, 18, Sep 2016
When Matthias Mueller became CEO of a tainted Volkswagen AG, he spoke of plans to gradually introduce a new culture of openness to the company. But he added that he didn't "believe in revolutions, and Volkswagen doesn't need one anyway." Wrong.
A year of turmoil and turnoverSun, 18, Sep 2016
Volkswagen's emissions scandal forced the departure of several key executives, pushed others into new roles and brought new leadership for North America.
Something we haven't seen beforeMon, 19, Sep 2016
Automotive executives facing indictments and jail? Remarkable. It is the first time I can recall executives in America who could conceivably go to jail for actions they took while performing their jobs.