EU Launches Emissions Collusion Investigation Against German Automakers

Roughly one year ago, German automakers were confronted with a crisis. Following Volkswagen’s diesel emissions fiasco, European antitrust regulators became suspicious that BMW, Daimler, and VW Group were involved in a longstanding automotive cart…

VW Board Prepares to Decide Jailed Audi CEO’s Fate

Volkswagen’s supervisory board will meet on Monday to map out the future of Rupert Stadler, the suspended chief executive of its Audi brand. German outlet Der Spiegel reported on Friday that VW intends to decide whether or not Stadler, who has be…

VW Seeking Industry Alliance for Self-driving Cars, Legal Protection for When They Crash

Volkswagen Group is interested in teaming up with other automakers to establish a new industry standard for self-driving technology. While the move would likely help streamline development, VW’s primary concern seems to be legal protection in the…

Judge Accuses Former VW Boss of Lying, New Class-action Suit in the Works

A judge hearing a case brought by investors against Volkswagen has deemed its former corporate head, Martin Winterkorn, was too slow in addressing the emissions test cheating that steered the automotive giant into colossal U.S. fines. It’s an ear…

Line ’em Up: Volkswagen Preparing for Mass Firings

Volkswagen Group intends to fire a group of employees implicated in the diesel emissions fraud scandal. German prosecutors in Brunswick have identified an inner circle of 39 “suspicious engineers” it believes contributed directly to the emi…

Dear God, Please Let the I.D. Buzz Copy the Volkswagen California’s Interior

While the United States seems intent on pushing vans into the work-vehicle category, Europe continues to enjoy them for leisure items. That’s a shame because there’s a chance some of that interesting van culture would have trickled over the…

Dear God, Please Let the I.D. Buzz Copy the Volkswagen California’s Interior

While the United States seems intent on pushing vans into the work-vehicle category, Europe continues to enjoy them for leisure items. That’s a shame because there’s a chance some of that interesting van culture would have trickled over the…