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Volkswagen's Transparent Factory Reworked as Exhibit for Plug-In Hybrid Cars
Volkswagen's Transparent Factory Reworked as Exhibit for Plug-In Hybrid Cars

13 Apr 2016, 12:22 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Volkswagen's famous "Transparent Factory" in Dresden, Germany, has been transformed into an exhibit praising plug-in hybrid vehicles. It is open for visits

 
Volkswagen Group Submits Its Proposed Fix for V6 TDI Engines to US Regulators
Volkswagen Group Submits Its Proposed Fix for V6 TDI Engines to US Regulators

3 Feb 2016, 10:30 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Right on the deadline, Volkswagen submitted its proposed fix for V6 TDI engines to the EPA and California Air Resources Board. Details were not released

 
Volkswagen's Internal Investigation Has Acquired 50 Witnesses
Volkswagen's Internal Investigation Has Acquired 50 Witnesses

8 Dec 2015, 09:49 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The carmaker has around 50 witnesses for its internal investigation regarding the Dieselgate scandal. The witnesses will not be punished by the company

 
Audi's Tech Development Chief and Chairman of Supervisory Board, Ulrich Hackenberg, Steps Down
Audi's Tech Development Chief and Chairman of Supervisory Board, Ulrich Hackenberg, Steps Down

4 Dec 2015, 17:05 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Hackenberg has stepped down from functions held in the Volkswagen Group. He was replaced by Dr. Stefan Knirsch and Matthias Muller

 
European VW Diesel Recalls to Start in January, Multiple Fixing Solutions Are Being Considered
European VW Diesel Recalls to Start in January, Multiple Fixing Solutions Are Being Considered

7 Oct 2015, 13:46 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Dieselgate has passed the critical phase and has now entered the mopping up phase. Fixing will apparently start early next year in Europe

 
Volkswagen Invests 4.2 Billion Euros in Spanish Factories, Suggesting New SUV Will Be Made There
Volkswagen Invests 4.2 Billion Euros in Spanish Factories, Suggesting New SUV Will Be Made There

12 May 2015, 09:47 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / This investment is sure to help the recessioning Spanish economy. We believe at least five new SUVs or crossovers will be made there

 
Toyota Will Build Two New Plants in Mexico and China
Toyota Will Build Two New Plants in Mexico and China

5 Apr 2015, 19:43 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / Toyota's current status as the world's largest carmaker is not very easy to defend. But the Japanese brand seems to have a masterplan for the future

 
Volkswagen Sales Down in January 2015 Due to Problems in China and Brazil
Volkswagen Sales Down in January 2015 Due to Problems in China and Brazil

11 Feb 2015, 17:17 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / VW sees a challenging start for the 2015 sales year, as demand has dropped in Brazil and Eastern Europe while China failed to grow

 
Volkswagen Group Sells Over 9 Million Cars in First 11 Months of 2014
Volkswagen Group Sells Over 9 Million Cars in First 11 Months of 2014

12 Dec 2014, 13:44 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / As the year draws to a close, the automotive business has turned into a contest of who has sold more cars. BMW, Audi and Mercedes have all announced record sales, suggesting it will be a close fight...

 
Volkswagen's Auto Union Revival Plan Involved Fiat-Chrysler Takeover
Volkswagen's Auto Union Revival Plan Involved Fiat-Chrysler Takeover

5 Aug 2014, 09:58 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Remember the rumors of Volkswagen wanting to revive the Auto Union name? Turns out they weren't as crazy as we thought, as a recent report from Autocar magazine suggests they also involved a ta...

 
Volkswagen Denies Rumors of "Auto Union" Name Change
Volkswagen Denies Rumors of "Auto Union" Name Change

23 Jul 2014, 16:34 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volkswagen Group has issued a clear and concise statement regarding any speculation of a future naming change. As rumors about the return of the Auto Union brand circulated on the internet today, th...

 
Volkswagen Investing €2 Billion to Build Two New Factories in China
Volkswagen Investing €2 Billion to Build Two New Factories in China

7 Jul 2014, 12:22 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volkswagen Group today announced a major investment in China, where two new factories will be built in the coming years to take advantage of the ever-growing market. The largest foreign automaker in...

 
Audi Announces Record €22 Billion Investment Through 2018
Audi Announces Record €22 Billion Investment Through 2018

27 Dec 2013, 11:06 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / It seems the holidays have put Audi in the spending mood, as the German automaker from Ingolstadt announced today that it will invest €22 billion between 2014 and 2018. About 70% of the money w...

 
Volkswagen Group Opens New Production Plant in China
Volkswagen Group Opens New Production Plant in China

26 Sep 2013, 15:37 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Volkswagen Group and its joint venture FAW-Volkswagen have opened a new vehicle production plant in Foshan, Southern China, the German automaker announced earlier this week. The new facility, whi...

 
Renault-Nissan Announces CMF Architecture for Next Qashqai and Rogue
Renault-Nissan Announces CMF Architecture for Next Qashqai and Rogue

19 Jun 2013, 16:42 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / The Renault-Nissan Alliance has just announced CMF, short for Common Module Family, a response to Volkswagen Group's MQB and Peugeot-Citroen's EMP2 modular platforms. Unlike their rival...

 
Volkswagen Still Wants to Buy New Brands
Volkswagen Still Wants to Buy New Brands

15 Mar 2013, 17:05 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Owning 12 brands doesn't seem to be enough for the Volkswagen Group, who's considering purchasing the 13th one, according to CEO Martin Winterkorn. This is not exactly breaking news, as...

 
Volkswagen Cuts 2012 European Sales Target by 140,000 Cars
Volkswagen Cuts 2012 European Sales Target by 140,000 Cars

5 Oct 2012, 09:57 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volkswagen Group future plans for the future not only include becoming the world’s leading automaker, but also selling 10 million cars a year by 2018. That’s a 19% increase over last yea...

 
2013 VW Golf GTI (Mk7) Fresh Details
2013 VW Golf GTI (Mk7) Fresh Details

23 Mar 2012, 11:00 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / The next generation of the VW Golf is just around the corner and we have mixed feelings about it. The MQB does manage to shed some weigh off the current generation, but that’s to be expected i...

 
Audi Ready to Buy Ducati by April
Audi Ready to Buy Ducati by April

14 Mar 2012, 09:18 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / German automaker Audi has beaten Mercedes and BMW to it, reportedly signing a deal allowing them the first option on purchasing Italian superbike maker Ducati. Official world should be out by mid-Ap...

 
Volkswagen Feels the Recession Too
Volkswagen Feels the Recession Too

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The whole automotive industry is currently experiencing what seems to be the toughest period in history, with the global recession pushing them close to bankruptcy and turning models supposed to bri...