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Volkswagen hopes to bring self-driving cars to market by 2025

Volkswagen hopes to bring self-driving cars to market by 2025

Volkswagen wants to make self-driving cars a commercial reality by the middle of the next decade, the German carmaker said on Wednesday.

Vietnam fines Volkswagen for car app displaying South China Sea

Vietnam fines Volkswagen for car app displaying South China Sea

Vietnamese authorities said Tuesday they will fine German carmaker Volkswagen after the company admitted displaying cars at a Vietnam motor show that included

Volkswagen launches mammoth bet on electric at IAA car show

Volkswagen launches mammoth bet on electric at IAA car show

With a new car and range sporting a spruced-up logo, German car giant Volkswagen enters the Frankfurt IAA car show hoping bets worth tens of billions of euros will pay off.

German car industry mourns Volkswagen 'engineering genius' Piech

German car industry mourns Volkswagen 'engineering genius' Piech

Tributes and words of appreciation have poured in from across the German automotive industry following the death of former Volkswagen patriarch Ferdinand Piech.

US auto workers at VW plant reject bid to unionise

US auto workers at VW plant reject bid to unionise

The United Auto Workers union has suffered a fresh defeat at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, with workers narrowly voting down a move to organize the factory for a second time.

VW slashes thousands more jobs to fund electric transition

VW slashes thousands more jobs to fund electric transition

German car giant Volkswagen said Wednesday it would slash thousands of posts to cope with its transition to electric and autonomous driving the day after reporting rising profits ...

Volkswagen to cut up to 7,000 jobs by 2023

Volkswagen to cut up to 7,000 jobs by 2023

Volkswagen will cut between 5,000 and 7,000 jobs at its core VW brand over the next five years as part of efforts to improve earnings by 5.9 billion euros (6.7 billion dollars) annually, the German carmaker said Wednesday.

VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

Volkswagen and Ford announced a new alliance on Tuesday to jointly develop commercial vans and pickups starting in 2022, in a bid to reduce costs in the increasingly competitive auto market.

VW to convert three German plants to build electric cars

VW to convert three German plants to build electric cars

Volkswagen will convert three German factories to build electric cars, as Europe's largest automaker by sales starts mass producing zero-emission vehicles in a major strategy shift following its emissions cheating scandal.

Volkswagen drops Audi chief accused of diesel fraud

Volkswagen drops Audi chief accused of diesel fraud

German car giant Volkswagen said Tuesday it was removing Rupert Stadler, the chief executive of subsidiary Audi who has been jailed in an emissions fraud probe since June, from his post and the parent group's board.

Porsche first German carmaker to abandon diesel engines

Porsche first German carmaker to abandon diesel engines

Sports car maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans.

VW investors seek $11 bn damages over dieselgate scandal

VW investors seek $11 bn damages over dieselgate scandal

Investors took Volkswagen to court on Monday to seek 9.2 billion euros ($10.6 billion) in compensation for the hit to the carmaker's share price from its diesel emissions scandal ...