VW’s Diess Met With Department of Justice and FBI Last Week

Volkswagen’s new chief executive officer, Herbert Diess, is believed to have met with the United States’ Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation last week to discuss the manufacturer’s emissions scandal. Details on t…

U.S. Gives Volkswagen’s New Boss ‘Safe Passage’ Guarantee

Shortly after the United States formally accused former CEO of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn of criminal wrongdoing related to the company’s diesel emission scandal, it decided to let the company’s new boss know that he’s safe to visit…

Germany to Continue Probing Winterkorn and VW, but Does That Mean Anything?

Germany intends to stay on ex-Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn after news broke Thursday that the former top executive faces criminal charges in the United States. The indictment, filed under seal in March, was opened in a U.S. District Court in …

Porsche Reportedly Working on a Two-door Version of a Four-door Car (Don’t Worry, there’s a Four-door ‘Coupe’ SUV, Too)

The auto industry has become so unconventional, so bizarro world, that I became momentarily confused after reading a report that Porsche has a Panamera coupe in development. Automakers don’t develop new coupes. They develop slightly more curvaceo…

Overseer Faults Volkswagen’s Reform Efforts Since Emissions Scandal

Larry Thompson, a former U.S. deputy attorney general, said the carmaker had not held wrongdoers accountable or been serious enough about change.