The market for electric vehicles is growing. And VW wants to be prepared for that: According to German media reports Europe's biggest carmaker wants to build its own factory for batteries to power its future electric cars.
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.
German carmaker Volkswagen has said it will boost its investment in electric vehicles in China together with its joint ventures on the ground. The announcement came as the Asian nation set stringent production quotas.
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