Speaking at the Detroit Auto Show, VW brand chief Herbert Diess said his company wanted to "reignite America's love for Volkswagen." VW presented its new Beetle and Passat models in Detroit.
The Geneva Motor Show comes at a time of profound changes in the auto industry on the Continent and elsewhere, as DW's Janelle Dumalaon reports from Switzerland. What are the highlights this time around?
Scandal-plagued German carmaker Volkswagen is sparing no effort to electrify at the Paris Motor Show. But its emissions tests scam is still making for a highly charged atmosphere, reports Janelle Dumalaon.
Volkswagen is close to a $2 billion settlement deal after a US criminal investigation into the emissions-cheating scandal. A settlement is crucial to VW's aim of rebuilding in the US, a key part of its long-term plans.
VW's emissions scam has stained the firm's reputation and even undercut Germany’s well-cultivated image as a bastion of excellence, precision and environmentalism. One of those behind the scandal is set to be sentenced.
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