First the diesel emissions scandal and now cartel allegations - Volkswagen had a lot to answer for during a visit by German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks. VW is now promising to refit 4 million cars to reduce harmful emissions.
Net profits tumbled in the third quarter at Volkswagen as the world's biggest carmaker booked higher-than-expected charges related to the emissions cheating scandal in the US. Surprisingly, VW's future looks rosier.
Not even a technical update will enable diesel cars to meet emissions specifications for German cities: An internal study by the German environment agency has revived debate over the future of the automobile industry.
Greenpeace "pirates" have boarded a ship arriving in Britain in an effort to stop it unloading a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen diesel cars. They also sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in the UK.
A Volkswagen (VW) manager, currently jailed in connection with the German automaker's emissions scandal in the United States, has pleaded guilty in a Detroit courtroom, hoping for lesser punishment.
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