With VW's ex-CEO now facing charges in the US over the firm's emissions-cheating scandal, questions remain as to what he knew when as Urs Müller from the European School of Management and Technology explains.
The latest and final version of the Volkswagen Beetle has been unveiled at the LA Auto Show. VW is preparing to turn its focus towards a future of mass-market electric cars.
US carmaker General Motors (GM) has announced 14,000 job cuts and the closure of several plants worldwide, including four in the US. President Donald Trump is furious, but he's partly to blame, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
Chief Executive Oliver Blume has said the sports carmaker will focus on petrol/gasoline, hybrid and all-electric vehicles. Porsche and its parent Volkswagen have seen their image take a beating in the wake of Dieselgate.
Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn just became one of the most senior foreign executives to ever be charged with conspiracy and wire fraud by US prosecutors. But he is simply unable to accept blame, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
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