VW's Scirocco is based on the Golf but has little else in common with the practical compact. The Scirocco leaves practicality by the wayside and wholeheartedly embraces its coupe image. It's more about driving fun than transporting kids and cargo.
A study commissioned by VW has found that some staff at the German carmaker cooperated with Brazil's former military regime. But it said there was no clear evidence that the collaboration was "institutionalized."
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.
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.
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