From 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds. Only the 18" wheels and a few understated "R" badges hint at what’s hiding under the hood.
The German car group is offering owners of older diesel cars rebates of up to 10,000 euros when they trade in their vehicle for a new lower-emissions car. VW subsidiaries Audi and Porsche have announced similar plans.
The premier of one of Germany's biggest states says he allowed Volkswagen to vet a 2015 speech about the automaker's emissions fraud. For nearly 60 years, VW has been given special status under the law in Lower Saxony.
Cooperation talks between the German car giant and the Indian market leader about joint development of a car for emerging markets have ended 'amicably' because the pair couldn't achieve planned cost savings.
A pre-election poll suggests Germans have fallen out of love with their diesel cars, and the politicians who let "dieselgate" unfold right under their noses. "Made in Germany" no longer means what it once did.
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