It's said that when Volkswagen sneezes, Wolfsburg catches the flu. Hardly any other city in Germany depends so much on the fortunes of one corporation as Wolfsburg. The emissions scandal may mean less tax revenue for the city. What can be done?
Despite ongoing issues emanating from the 2015 Dieselgate scandal, and existential concerns over the future of diesel itself, the Volkswagen Group sold more, made more and paid more in 2017 than ever before.
The Geneva Motor Show is set to open its doors to the public after two days dedicated to sneak previews for journalists. On her way out, DW’s Janelle Dumalaon says she wasn’t always sure where the journey was heading.
German automaker Volkswagen posted a doubled net profit in 2017, selling more cars than ever before. Its bottom line held up despite an emissions scandal, but fallout from a recent testing scandal lies ahead.
German carmakers have condemned experiments they paid for that exposed monkeys to toxic diesel fumes. VW also apologized for a lack of judgment in a further case connected to the Dieselgate emissions scandal.
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