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French investigators also found emissions irregularities

French investigators also found emissions irregularities

Following an injury over the diesels’ emissions levels, the French authorities found some data anomalies, as tests revealed big gaps between laboratory tests and real-world ones. The French regulators started last year to perform emissions tests on about 100 diesel cars sold in the country, evidently following Volkswagen’s disclosure of […]

Qatar seeks more involvement in Volkswagen

Qatar seeks more involvement in Volkswagen

The third largest shareholder of Volkswagen plans to come out of the shadows, as it asked the automaker for a seat in the executive committee. The state of Qatar is the third largest investor shareholder in Volkswagen, having a 17 percent stake of automaker’s stocks through a holding fund, following […]

VW unveils its new 1.5-litre TSI engine

VW unveils its new 1.5-litre TSI engine

Volkswagen has offered new info about its new 1.5-litre petrol turbo engine, which comes with variable turbine geometry tech. It has been a known fact that Volkswagen plans to bring a new range of more efficient 1.5 four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines in the near future to replace the existing […]

VW keeps relying on strong China sales

VW keeps relying on strong China sales

The Chinese market has been proved to be one of Volkswagen’s strongest lately, and the automaker hopes the trend will keep going up. Even if Volkswagen’s China deliveries fell 3.4 percent last year to 3.5 million units, the two previous quarters were quite solid and helped the company offset on […]

630,000 cars to be recalled in Germany over emissions irregularities

630,000 cars to be recalled in Germany over emissions irregularities

Following an investigation by the local authorities, German automakers voluntarily agreed to recall 630,000 diesels to fix their emissions systems. The German Federal Motor Transport Authority promptly started last year an investigation on all carmakers in the country after Volkswagen admitted it cheated on the emissions tests. The body recently […]

VW confirms the US agreement over diesel scandal

VW confirms the US agreement over diesel scandal

Volkswagen has officially confirmed the latest reports on an “in principle” agreement with the US authorities related to the emissions scandal. Even if Volkswagen has not disclosed the terms of the settlement, the company said in a statement that it finally struck a deal “in principle” with the Department of […]