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  • VW engineer gets prison, $200,000 fine in diesel scandal

    VW engineer gets prison, $200,000 fine in diesel scandal

    A Volkswagen engineer who had a key role in the company's diesel emissions scandal was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison and a $200,000 fine, a steeper punishment than prosecutors requested. Robert Liang, 63, knew the German......

    August 26, 2017
  • Volkswagen manipulated France sales figures

    Volkswagen manipulated France sales figures

    German car giant Volkswagen's French subsidiary manipulated sales figures for years to present an unrealistically positive picture to central management, news weekly Der Spiegel reported. From 2010 onwards, around 800,000 cars from the Volkswagen brand as well as its Audi,......

    July 1, 2017
  • Volkswagen to unveil new Polo on 16 June

    Volkswagen to unveil new Polo on 16 June

    German automaker Volkswagen has confirmed that the new Polo hatchback will be unveiled on 16 June, 2017. The event will take place in Berlin and will be available for all to see via a webcast link. While we all can......

    June 13, 2017
  • Volkswagen used computer code to cheat emission tests'

    Volkswagen used computer code to cheat emission tests'

    Scientists have uncovered the mechanism inside cars that allowed German automaker Volkswagen to circumvent US and European emission tests using computer codes. The mechanism was used by Volkswagen over at least six years before the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)......

    May 23, 2017
  • Volkswagen starts production of SUV Tiguan in India

    Volkswagen starts production of SUV Tiguan in India

    European car maker Volkswagen on Wednesday said it has started production of its sports utility vehicle (SUV) Tiguan in India. In a statement issued here, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said it has started rolling out its SUV Tiguan from its......

    March 22, 2017
  • Tata Motors inks pact with Volkswagen, Skoda for new projects

    Tata Motors inks pact with Volkswagen, Skoda for new projects

    India's automotive company Tata Motors Ltd on Friday inked an agreement with German automaker Volkswagen (VW) Group and Czech’s automaker Skoda to manufacture a new range of products.  “Exploring a strategic alliance for joint development of products between Skoda of Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors,”......

    March 10, 2017
  • VW caps executive pay after dieselgate crisis

    VW caps executive pay after dieselgate crisis

    German car giant Volkswagen on Saturday said it was capping its chief executive's pay package at 10 million euros as it moved to rein in top brass salaries in the wake of the "dieselgate" scandal that has cost the company......

    February 25, 2017
  • Submit road map on recall of 3.23 lakh cars: NGT to Volkswagen

    Submit road map on recall of 3.23 lakh cars: NGT to Volkswagen

    The National Green Tribunal has directed German auto major Volkswagen, embroiled in an emission scandal, to submit a road map with regard to recall of over 3.23 lakh vehicles in the country. Volkswagen India had in December 2015 announced recall......

    February 21, 2017
  • US takes aim at employees, not just corporation in Volkswagen case

    US takes aim at employees, not just corporation in Volkswagen case

    Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany have been indicted in the US in the automaker's emissions-cheating scandal as prosecutors made good on efforts to charge individuals in a corporate corruption case. But bringing them to trial in the US is......

    January 12, 2017
  • Volkswagen near $2 bn US criminal settlement: Report

    Volkswagen near $2 bn US criminal settlement: Report

    Volkswagen is close to a deal to pay USD two billion to settle a US criminal investigation into the emissions-cheating scandal involving its diesel cars, a leading American daily has reported. A settlement between the US Department of Justice and......

    January 7, 2017
  • Volkswagen Korea executive gets 18-month jail over emissions scam

    Volkswagen Korea executive gets 18-month jail over emissions scam

    An executive at the South Korean unit of Volkswagen was sentenced to a year and a half in prison on Friday over charges of fabricating reports that came to light following the German carmaker's emissions scandal. The Seoul Central District......

    January 6, 2017
  • Volkswagen's Pune facility records highest production ever in 2016

    Volkswagen's Pune facility records highest production ever in 2016

    In 2016, Volkswagen Group India’s Pune manufacturing facility recorded its highest production numbers ever in a calendar year. The plant, which produces cars such as the Polo, Vento, Ameo and the Skoda Rapid, manufactured 145,145 cars in 2016. Dr Andreas......

    January 3, 2017
  • Volkswagen, regulators get more time to seek emissions deal

    Volkswagen, regulators get more time to seek emissions deal

    Volkswagen, US regulators and attorneys for vehicle owners have made "substantial progress" on a deal for the remaining 80,000 diesel cars caught in the company's emissions cheating scandal but need more time to negotiate, a federal judge has said.US District......

    December 17, 2016