Thursday, Dec 01, 2022



EV battery output bigger challenge than EU combustion engine ban, says VW

June 29, 2022 6:06 pm

The Volkswagen executive's comment came after EU countries clinched deals on proposed laws to combat climate change early on Wednesday including one requiring new cars sold in the EU to emit zero CO2 from 2035.

Thousands of cars including Audis, Porsches adrift on burning cargo ship

February 18, 2022 12:17 pm

An internal email from Volkswagen’s U.S. operations revealed there were 3,965 Volkswagen AG vehicles aboard the ship. Headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany, the group manufactures its Volkswagen brand, as well as Porsche, Audi, and Lamborghini— all of which were in tow when the vessel set ablaze, the email said.

Consumer forum directs Volkswagen to pay `7 lakh to Chandigarh resident

January 13, 2022 4:15 am

He alleged the car's airbags did not open in accident

How Germany hopes to get the edge in driverless technology

July 15, 2021 2:13 pm

This futuristic vision, within reach of current technology, is about to become legal in Germany. The Parliament in Berlin approved a new law on autonomous driving in May, and it awaits the signature of Germany’s president, a formality.

EU fines BMW, Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche $1 billion over emission collusion

July 08, 2021 4:20 pm

Daimler, BMW, VW, Audi and Porsche avoided competing on technology to restrict pollution from gasoline and diesel passenger cars, the European Commission said. Daimler wasn't fined after it revealed the cartel to the European Commission.

‘Voltswagen’ was a hoax, Volkswagen admits

March 31, 2021 3:24 pm

German automaker Volkswagen admitted that the press release stating its rebranding as ‘Voltswagen’ was only a “pre-April Fool’s Day joke”. 

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess 'not afraid' of an Apple electric car

February 15, 2021 9:10 am

While Apple’s plans are not public, Diess said its intentions as such were “logical” because the company had expertise in batteries, software and design, and that it had deep pockets to build on these competencies.

Explained: Why a global chipset shortage is choking top carmakers

February 15, 2021 9:18 pm

At the moment, all top carmakers from Toyota to Volkswagen, Daimler and GM are reeling from this global shortage of semiconductors.

Toyota beats Volkswagen to become world's no. 1 car seller in 2020

January 28, 2021 5:53 pm

Toyota said on Thursday its group-wide global sales fell 11.3% to 9.528 million vehicles in 2020. That compared with a 15.2 percent drop at Volkswagen to 9.305 million vehicles.

Volkswagen to hike Polo, Vento prices in India by up to 2.5% next month

December 24, 2020 12:49 pm

Volkswagen joins other automobile manufacturers such as Maruti Suzuki India, Nissan, Renault India, Honda Cars, Mahindra & Mahindra, Ford India, Isuzu, BMW India, Audi India and Hero MotoCorp, which have already announced that they would hike prices from January due to increased input costs.


The last Beetle: Eight decades later, Volkswagen rolls off production line

July 11, 2019 10:39 am

Volkswagen Beetle is an example of globalization, sold and recognized all over the world. An emblem of the 1960s counterculture in the United States. Above all, the car remains a landmark in design, as recognizable as the Coca-Cola bottle.