Saturday, 31 October 2015
In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen has reafﬁrmed its planned investments at the Chattanooga location and production of an all-new SUV for the US market.
Thursday, 29 October 2015
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
At a time when scandal-hit Volkswagen Group has lost its sales crown to Toyota Motor Corporation, comes news from Frost & Sullivan (F&S) that VW sales are expected to fall by 2-4 per cent by 2020.
Monday, 26 October 2015
EcoMotors has today broken its long silence to report that it has secured a lead investor for its largest customer, Zhongding Power, giving renewed emphasis for the opposed-piston two-stroke diesel engine (opoc) the two firms are engaged in bringing to market.
Sunday, 25 October 2015
Friday, 23 October 2015
Thursday, 22 October 2015
General Motors is to double its workforce at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly by adding a second shift and more than 1,200 hourly and salaried jobs.
Daimler AG continued with its strategy and again set new records for unit sales and revenue in the third quarter. With sales of 720,000 cars and commercial vehicles, the company sold 13 per cent more vehicles between July and September than in the prior-year period.
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Wednesday, 21 October 2015
Monday, 19 October 2015
Sunday, 18 October 2015
Friday, 16 October 2015
Chairman of the supervisory board of Volkswagen AG, Hans Dieter Pötsch, has requested the chairman of the supervisory board of Daimler AG, Dr. Manfred Bischoff, to release Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, Daimler’s legal specialist.
Thursday, 15 October 2015
Volkswagen is to recall about 8.5 million vehicles in Europe (EU28 markets), including some 2.4 million vehicles in Germany, according to KBA - the Federal Motor Transport Authority.
Wednesday, 14 October 2015
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
The average gap between real-world figures and drive cycle test results is growing across the industry. This may suggest that Volkswagen is not the only guilty party when it comes to fixing figures, says Transport & Environment (T&E).
Monday, 12 October 2015
Paul Willis, managing director of Volkswagen UK, appeared today before the Transport Select Committee of the UK’s House of Commons in Parliament to answer questions from MPs in connection with the "defeat device" that VW ﬁtted to its cars.
Thursday, 8 October 2015
More changes at the top of VW in preparation for the tougher months ahead in the wake of the implications of its emissions scandal, as Frank Witter (56) is appointed member of the board of management of Volkswagen AG with responsibility for Finance and Controlling.
Wednesday, 7 October 2015
Tuesday, 6 October 2015
Frost & Sullivan claims that Volkswagen's concession of corporate wrongdoing in circumventing EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) testing in the U.S. has sent the global automotive industry into a tail spin and substantially pushed back developments in clean diesel technology and internal combustion engines (ICE) by years.
Sunday, 4 October 2015
The Institute for Transport Studies in the UK has made road-side tests on cars with Euro VI diesel engines and found their emissions to be at least five time higher than the Euro tests demand.
Thursday, 1 October 2015
Surprise, surprise, Porsche PR man Hans-Gerd Bode (54) has taken over as head of group communications, investor relations and external relations at Volkswagen AG with immediate effect. He succeeds Stephan Grühsem (53); he leaves the company "by amicable agreement".
Perhaps it was only expected that after falling out with an old girlfriend, i.e., Ford Motor Company, Navistar had to choose the only other girl on the US shelf, namely, General Motors.