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FILED - Raindrops bead on a Volkswagen logo at a VW dealer in the northern German city of Hanover in the file shot from January 12, 2021. Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/dpa

Ex-Volkswagen Chief Charged With Lying to ‘Dieselgate’ Investigators

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Berlin prosecutors said on Wednesday that they had charged a former Volkswagen chief executive with lying to a German parliamentary committee probing the carmaker...
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Suspects charged in U.S. road rage shooting death of 6-year-old boy

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Two suspects were charged in a road rage shooting in the U.S. state of California that killed a 6-year-old boy last month, authorities said...
Volkswagen's latest SUV is set to join an increasingly crowded segment of compact crossovers, and hopes to stand out with a longer and lower body than the T-Cross. Photo: Volkswagen AG/dpa

It takes two to Taigo – VW’s new compact SUV has Brazilian roots

(dpa) - Volkswagen has confirmed a stylish new coupe-crossover called the Taigo which is based on the company's Brazilian-made Nivus SUV for the South...
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Toyota beats Volkswagen in 2020 global car sales

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dpa/GNA – Toyota Motor sold more vehicles worldwide than Volkswagen in 2020, dethroning the German rival as the world's largest carmaker for the...
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VW expects ‘substantial growth’ in China as chip shortage subsides

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dpa/GNA - Volkswagen expects "substantial growth" in China this year, the German auto giant's head of operations in the country said on Wednesday. "There...
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German automotive sector sets 2050 carbon neutrality target date

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The German automotive sector has set itself the target of carbon neutrality by the year 2050, the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA)...
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Volkswagen, Uber launch pilot EV project in Berlin

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Volkswagen has launched a pilot project here with the intermediation platform Uber, allowing customers to use electric vehicles (EVs) for a sustainable ride with...
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Volkswagen global deliveries in August further decline by 6.6 percent

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Worldwide vehicle deliveries by Volkswagen in August declined by 6.6 percent year-on-year to a total of 792,200 units, the German carmaker announced on Friday. ...
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Vice President lauds VW-BlackIvy collaboration

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has lauded the collaboration between Volkswagen (VW) Ghana and BlackIvy, saying it is an excellent collaboration and pledged the...
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Volkswagen to launch road test for self-driving vehicles in east China

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German carmaker Volkswagen will pilot its autonomous-driving travel service in China as the first license plate for road tests was issued to the...
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Volkswagen announces the start of vehicle assembly in Ghana

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President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen welcome the first Volkswagen assembled in Ghana at the...
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Volkswagen to set up over 150,000 public charging points across Europe

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German carmaker Volkswagen announced on Monday that it would implement a new charging service in Europe with over 150,000 public charging points by mid-August. ...
Workers assemble Audi A6 L cars at a workshop of FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co., Ltd. in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, Feb. 17, 2020. A batch of black-colored Audi A6 L cars rolled off the production line on Monday. As the first batch of new cars produced at the FAW-Volkswagen Changchun base after the outbreak of novel coronavirus, it marked that the FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co., Ltd., a passenger car joint venture between FAW and Volkswagen AG, officially resumed production. With thorough epidemic prevention and control measures, the joint venture's four major manufacturing bases in Changchun, Chengdu, Qingdao and Tianjin resumed production on Monday. (Xinhua/Zhang Nan)

Volkswagen to recall 1,220 imported vehicles in China

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Volkswagen Group Import (China) Co. and FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co. will recall over 1,000 imported vehicles in the Chinese market due to concerns over transmission...
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Volkswagen restarts production in Germany after coronavirus shutdown

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After around five weeks of shutdown due to the coronavirus crisis, Germany's largest car manufacturer Volkswagen restarted production in two of its plants on...
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Volkswagen, German consumer organization to resume negotiations in diesel lawsuit

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German car maker Volkswagen and the Federation of German Consumer Organizations (vzbv) would resume negotiations "on the advice of the court," the Brunswick higher...
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Volkswagen offers US$900 million to German customers in diesel scandal

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Volkswagen offered suing customers in Germany 830 million euros (900 million U.S. dollars) in the diesel emissions scandal, the German car manufacturer announced on...
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Volkswagen to recall over 9,000 Audi cars in Russia

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Volkswagen Group Rus will recall 9,469 Audi Q5 vehicles sold in Russia since 2017 for repairs, the Russian technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on...
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2019 Business Guidance for Volkswagen Group’s Core Brand Affirmed

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Volkswagen (VW), the core brand of Germany's largest carmaker Volkswagen Group, confirmed its business guidance for 2019 on Thursday and said it expected its...
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Volkswagen’s reality without China “unimaginable” – Dieter Landenberger

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German carmaker Volkswagen told Xinhua on Tuesday at its headquarters here that Volkswagen's world today without China "would just be unthinkable." "The...
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Volkswagen CEOs charged with market manipulation

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Volkswagen's former and current chief executive officers (CEOs), as well as the chairman of the company's Supervisory Board, have been charged with market manipulation,...
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Volkswagen begins pilot production of battery cells in Germany

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Volkswagen has opened a pilot production line for the manufacturing of automotive battery cells, Germany's largest car manufacturer announced on Monday. According...

Ghana’s Trade Minister Advocates For A Ghana – German Business Council

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Ghana’s Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen has proposed the formation of a Ghana-German Business Council to help bring together key...

Ghana , Volkswagen strike a deal to start producing vehicles

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Volkswagen has taken a laudable step by signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Ghana to start the process of establishing...

Continental introduces speaker-less auto sound system

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Continental's speaker-less in-car audio solution reduces weight by up to 90 percent compared with today's sound systems. However, even the head of  advanced development...

Audi to introduce “stop-and-start” systems in its RS5 sports coupe

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Luxury carmaker Audi will introduce Valeo's micro-hybrid "stop-and-start" systems in its RS5 sports coupe, sources told Reuters, in a sign that the Paris-based supplier...
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Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel

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Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced...
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Huawei, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, Volkswagen share their vision for 5G

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Huawei, China Mobile, Deutsche Telecom and Volkswagen on Wednesday gave their vision of the future of 5G networks with the publication of the book...
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Major automakers underscore opportunities, potential in China ahead of Geneva show

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As the 87th Geneva International Motor Show prepares to kick off, representatives from top global car firms reaffirmed on Wednesday their faith in the...
AFP/File / Paul J. Richards Volkswagen's net profit slumped by 20.1% to 2.31 billion euros in the period from January to March, on a 3.4-percent decline in sales to 50.96 billion euros

EU lawmakers push for new rules on car approvals after Dieselgate scandal

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Lawmakers of the European Union (EU) Thursday requested to amend the bloc's rules on car approvals in a drive to prevent a recurrence of...
AFP/File / Paul J. Richards Volkswagen's net profit slumped by 20.1% to 2.31 billion euros in the period from January to March, on a 3.4-percent decline in sales to 50.96 billion euros

Volkswagen to recall 1,993 vehicles in China

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Volkswagen China will recall 1,993 vehicles in Chinese mainland due to defective body control modules (BCM), according to the country's top quality watchdog. ...