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.
Discipline, thoroughness and precision are the basis for the Germans’ success, but where does their inventiveness come from? Christopher Clark takes a trip through the history of German discoveries and inventions.
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.
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."
Carmakers from around the globe are presenting new models in Detroit. Volkswagen's new CEO will face competitors and a skeptical US public at a major auto show for the first time since the Dieselgate scandal broke.
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