Audi Hungária employs 11,000 workers at its factory in the Hungarian town of Györ. Things are booming at one of the largest industrial employers in the country. There’s just one problem: Audi is owned by VW.
Here it is again, the VW diesel crisis. Even if the German auto giant appears reformed and wants to look ahead, the legal processing in its Dieselgate scandal is only at a starting stage, says DW’s Henrik Böhme.
The head of the world's biggest carmaker Volkswagen has issued an unprecedented call to end tax breaks for diesel fuel in Germany, saying the technology must make way for cleaner ways of driving.
Former Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt has been handed down a seven-year prison sentence in a US court, after pleading guilty to charges stemming from his role in the German carmaker's emissions-cheating scandal.
US regulators have approved a fix for emissions systems in 38,000 Volkswagen AG 3.0-liter vehicles. The decision means the German carmaker won't have to buy the vehicles back, potentially saving more than $1 billion.
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