At the Paris Motor Show, Volkswagen has unveiled a new electric car. It's an attempt to change VW's reputation as the carmaker battles with ongoing litigation over its dirty diesel scandal.
The Mercedes-Benz manufacturer has slashed its outlook for 2019 for the second time in weeks due to the emissions-cheating scandal. Slower growth in several auto markets also prompted the warning.
Volkswagen is investing billions in a company partially owned by Ford that develops technology for self-driving cars. VW chief Herbert Diess didn't rule out deepening the two companies' alliance in the future.
Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in postwar Germany.
The German automaker says its 2019 operating profit will be the same as last year, due to a huge vehicle recall bill. Authorities have ordered the recall of 770,000 diesel cars installed with emitting-cheating software.
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