The car bears the VW logo but this 1954 convertible is no run-of-the-mill Volkswagen. Built on a VW chassis by the Beutler brothers in Switzerland, its elegant, light alloy body is a fine example of prestige craftsmanship.
A 1,500-euro ($1,750) fix could save thousands of lives - but carmakers are unwilling to pay. Should the auto industry pick up the bill for its own mess?
Volkswagen is close to a $2 billion settlement deal after a US criminal investigation into the emissions-cheating scandal. A settlement is crucial to VW's aim of rebuilding in the US, a key part of its long-term plans.
It's back to the drawing board for the German car giant as US authorities have deemed VW's plans to recall cars fitted with emissions cheating software "inadequate." Meanwhile, CEO Müller has insisted VW "did not lie."
VW's CEO has promised to "learn from past mistakes" as the scandal-hit German carmaker seeks to recover from the devastating effect of its pollution scandal. Janelle Dumalaon reports from the Geneva Motor Show.
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