Strike at Volkswagen’s Slovak unit to continue after talks fail – union

By Tatiana Jancarikova BRATISLAVA, Jun 22 : A strike at Volkswagen’s Slovak unit will continue into a fourth day after talks on wage deal failed, union chief Zoroslav Smolinsky said today. He did not specify whether or when the talks with the management will resume but added the unions would look into options to intensify […]

VW rejects calls to publish dieselgate probe findings

By Andreas Cremer HANOVER, Germany, May 10 : Volkswagen today rejected investor calls for the carmaker to publish the results of a key investigation into its diesel emissions cheating scandal, saying it was unable to do so for legal reasons. Investment advisory firm Hermes EOS said on Tuesday the findings of a company-commissioned probe by […]

VW resumes U.S. diesel sales after emissions scandal

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, May 3 : Volkswagen AG said on Wednesday it resumed selling diesel cars in the United States last month, and that they accounted for nearly 12 percent of its April sales, a sign consumer demand for such cars had not been dampened by its emissions scandal. The world’s largest automaker by […]

Volkswagen set to plead guilty Friday in emissions case

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Mar 9 : Volkswagen AG is set to plead guilty on Friday to three felony counts in the Justice Department’s diesel emissions investigation, as the German automaker seeks to move past its cheating scandal. As part of a plea agreement with U.S. prosecutors announced in January, the company agreed to sweeping […]

VW launches U.S. electric vehicle infrastructure unit

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Feb 8 : Volkswagen Group of America announced a U.S. subsidiary that will manage $2 billion in investments in zero emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and awareness programs over a decade as part of a court settlement on its excess diesel emissions. The world’s largest automaker by sales said the unit plans […]

VW shareholders call for reforms in wake of 4.3 bln dollars US deal

By Edward Taylor FRANKFURT, Jan 12 : Volkswagen investors demanded greater transparency and reforms at the carmaker after it admitted to criminal offences in rigging U.S. emissions tests and U.S. prosecutors indicted six current and former managers over the scandal. The German company agreed to pay $4.3 billion in civil and criminal fines in a […]