The German Federal Motor Transport Authority has ordered Volkswagen to recall 8.5 million vehicles for refitting in the wake of the emissions scandal. The carmaker has until November to come up with a technical solution.
German carmaker Volkswagen has reported record global sales in 2017 after being dogged by the costly emissions cheating scandal. VW made the announcement as it unveiled an updated Jetta model at the Detroit Auto Show.
Technology options exist for converting ocean-going ships from high-pollution heavy fuel oil, to low-pollution alternative fuels. But refitting the fleet will be very expensive. Who should pay for it?
Net earnings at the world's largest luxury carmaker have taken a dive, Daimler's latest quarterly earnings report has shown. It's the result of several costly campaigns, while overall sales left nothing to be desired.
Despite the Dieselgate emissions scandal, the German carmaker says it sold a record number of vehicles last year. But VW's growth in Western Europe was more sluggish than in the rest of the world.
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