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Germany’s financial authority says the entire ex-VW board should be investigated for market manipulation

Germany’s financial authority says the entire ex-VW board should be investigated for market manipulation

The persecutors should hold responsible the entire former Volkswagen management board for their actions prior to the public eruption of the emissions scandal, German’s financial authority said. The German prosecutors have opened this week an investigation targeting the former Volkswagen Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn and another unnamed board member […]

VW inquired in Germany over data deletion claims

VW inquired in Germany over data deletion claims

Volkswagen’s actions related with the dieselgate has been put further under a magnifying glass by the German prosecutors. In mid-March, some new disclosures have emerged from the dark dungeons of Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scheme. Some German media reports brought to light the fact that a former employee at Volkswagen Group […]

VW granted approval for fixing another 1.1 million cars

VW granted approval for fixing another 1.1 million cars

The German regulators have given Volkswagen the green light to mend around 1.1 million diesels affected by the emissions cheating scandal. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority finally approved last week Volkswagen’s technical solution for 800,000 over polluting cars powered by the 2.0 diesel engine, out of the 8.5 million vehicles […]

Germany wants stricter emissions rules

Germany wants stricter emissions rules

Germany asked the European Union to review the vehicle-emissions testing rules so automakers cannot exploit anymore certain ambiguous definitions that allow them to declare lower C02 levels. The transport ministers from the European Union met in Luxembourg on 7 June to discuss around the recent emissions disclosures, as many automakers […]

VW receives green light to mend around 800,000 rigged cars

VW receives green light to mend around 800,000 rigged cars

Volkswagen has said the German regulators finally approved the company’s technical solution for 800,000 over polluting cars powered by the 2.0 diesel engine. Four months since the recall program has started in Europe, Volkswagen has managed to fix only around 50,000 cars affected by the diesel scandal, still a long […]

Audi forced to halt production at a German plant because of flooding

Audi forced to halt production at a German plant because of flooding

The premium German brand temporarily stopped production on Monday at its second-biggest plant in Germany because of flooding. Following severe flooding in southwestern Germany, Audi had to temporarily stop its operations yesterday morning at its plant in Neckarsulm near Stuttgart. This is the brand’s second-biggest facility, where the automaker builds […]