Manufacturers are always tinkering with their models: whether SEAT Leon or Porsche Macan, minor improvements make successful models even more attractive. But BMW is putting a completely new motorcycle on the road.
In a major leadership reshuffle at Volkswagen, chief executive Matthias Müller is set to make way for VW brand chief Herbert Diess. DW's Janelle Dumalaon says the choice is obvious, if potentially painful.
The Volkswagen Group's corporate saga is in the best soap-opera series tradition. It has everything: ultrawealthy families, backroom conniving, dramatic scandals, soaring successes. A new volume got started this week.
More cars may be coming off VW's assembly line than any other, but it doesn't mean they are cheaper to build. A study proves that flexibility is key to big profits, something the Americans seem to have figured out.
Diesel emissions scandal? Lawsuits, fines, turmoil at headquarters? Whatever. VW Group sold more cars and light trucks than any other carmaker in the first half of 2016, ahead of close rivals Toyota and General Motors.
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