Volkswagen is struggling to emerge from its emission cheating scandal. Sales in the US continue to drop, and in Europe VW is losing market share. Analysts say the carmaker needs to catch up in terms of technology. Bad news for chief Matthias Müller.
Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer has announced that German car manufacturers have agreed to retrofit older diesel vehicles at their own cost. BMW, however, has refused to go along with the plan.
New German legislation taking effect on November 1 is enabling duped VW car owners to fight for compensation in the country's first-ever class action suit. But angry consumers will have to hurry up.
Toyota has picked the region of Silesia in southern Poland as the site for a new car factory. As Europe turns its back on diesel cars, the rush is on for electric and hybrid cars and Poland wants to be in on the action.
Volkswagen has seen net profits for the third quarter of 2018 more than double from the same period last year. The figures suggest that VW is pulling itself out of crisis following its emissions-cheating scandal.
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