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Connecticut woman, 79, accused of drifting onto shoulder, killing man with her Volkswagen Beetle

Added: 16.09.2019 20:35 | 8 views | 0 comments

A 79-year-old Connecticut woman was charged Monday in the death of a trucker who was struck by her Volkswagen Beetle when it drifted onto the shoulder of a roadway, police and local media reported.


Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating

Added: 16.09.2019 5:02 | 28 views | 0 comments

Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal.


Germany's car watchdog sets Audi ultimatum to remove illegal diesel software: report

Added: 15.09.2019 17:28 | 36 views | 0 comments

Germany's motor vehicle authority (KBA) has told Volkswagen's premium brand Audi that it faces penalties for its failure to remove illegal software from diesel cars that can manipulate emissions levels, the Bild am Sonntag (BamS) newspaper reported.


BMW engine development expert Duesmann set to become Audi chief in April: report

Added: 14.09.2019 21:25 | 40 views | 0 comments

BMW's engine development and purchasing expert, Markus Duesmann, is set to become the CEO of Volkswagen's Audi premium brand, after BMW dropped its opposition to his early departure, a German newspaper reported on Saturday.


VW CEO shifts strategy from empire building to efficiency

Added: 13.09.2019 18:16 | 18 views | 0 comments

Volkswagen has abandoned its decades-old obsession with empire building and no-expense-spared engineering to free up resources for the development and mass production of electric cars, its CEO Herbert Diess told Reuters.

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VW expects new EV platform to give it an edge over rivals

Added: 12.12.2018 11:59 | 2 views | 0 comments

Volkswagen says the MEB platform that will underpin its I.D. electric-vehicle family will be even more scalable than the MQB architecture used for 80 percent of the group's combustion engine cars.


VW Passat to remain on old platform, update styling, tech for 2020

Added: 12.12.2018 10:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat will receive new exterior styling, more standard safety equipment and an updated instrument panel but it won't land on a new platform or feature a new powertrain as the automaker, citing the shrinking midsize car market,...


VW chief Herbert Diess is talking about accessing Ford's U.S. plants, but space is limited

Added: 10.12.2018 5:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

As Ford has tried to downplay its ongoing talks with Volkswagen Group, VW CEO Herbert Diess, who last week said VW is eyeing access to Ford's U.S. manufacturing footprint, keeps upping the ante.


VW Beetle gets special colors for latest farewell

Added: 10.12.2018 5:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

The latest Final Edition of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle will have special colors, badging and wheels as the bug drives into the sunset next year, just as it did 15 years ago.


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