German automaker Volkswagen now faces a civil lawsuit by the government in the US. The case could become costly for the carmaker, says DW auto expert Paul-Christian Britz
Martin Schmidt led Mainz into Europe for the first time but faces a more complex challenge in Wolfsburg. After coaching changes and the Volkswagen emissions scandal, the Wolves need to decide what they want to be.
A court has ruled that the German carmaker can't be forced to pay Dieselgate environmental damages at the state as well as federal level. The US state of Wyoming sought to fine VW hundreds of millions of dollars.
Nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions were at the center of the Dieselgate scandal that swamped Volkswagen two years ago, but the carmaker's head of development says that problem is solved with its latest engines.
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.
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