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'The Last Mile': Volkswagen's emotional goodbye video for it's Beetle model goes viral

January 04, 2020 2:36 pm

Volkswagen's compact car beetle is retiring as it completes over seven decades of production and over three decades of designs. The company rolled out a 'final edition' of the beetle before it announced the retirement in 2018.

Volkswagen completes merger of three Indian units

October 08, 2019 4:26 am

The three passenger vehicle subsidiaries which have been merged are Volkswagen India, Volkswagen Group Sales India and Skoda Auto India.

German prosecutors indict top Volkswagen bosses over emissions scandal

September 24, 2019 4:23 pm

Court proceedings are underway over Volkswagen's admission in 2015 to using illegal engine control software to rig diesel emissions tests.

Volkswagen unveils new logo, affordable electric cars in show of new era

September 10, 2019 10:01 am

The twin steps — both heavy with symbolism — reflect the high stakes involved in Volkswagen’s ambitions to become the world’s electric-car leader just four years after the diesel-cheating scandal plunged it into the worst crisis in its history.

Explained: Ferdinand Piëch — the man behind Volkswagen’s turnaround

August 28, 2019 10:25 pm

In a career spanning over five decades, Piëch was known for making technological advancements in his cars a key priority, while at the same time maintaining a management style that many thought was ruthless and authoritarian.

Ferdinand Piech, architect of Volkswagen's global expansion, dies aged 82: reports

August 27, 2019 11:25 am

Under Piech's leadership, Volkswagen emphasised engineering brilliance ahead of profits, and went on an expansion spree, adding high-margin luxury marques Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini in a single year.

Amazon delivers Volkswagen's 'Final Edition' Beetles

August 18, 2019 4:12 pm

The iconic car rolled off the assembly line in July 2019 after more than two decades since its relaunch. There are only 65 'Final Edition' Beetles available, and they can only be bought in Mexico.

From Nazis to hippies: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

July 10, 2019 4:00 pm

The end of the Beetle comes at a turning point for Volkswagen as it rebounds from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests.

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization

June 15, 2019 1:41 pm

Preliminary results show 833 employees voted against representation and 776 voted for it, the German automaker said in a statement. VW said about 93 per cent of the roughly 1,700 eligible employees voted.

Rs 500-crore fine on Volkswagen: 'No coercive action' for now, says SC

May 06, 2019 12:37 pm

The NGT in March had ordered Volkswagen to pay a fine of Rs 500 crore for causing damage to the environment by programming its diesel engines with cheat devices.

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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.