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

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

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

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.

Volkswagen moves Supreme Court against NGT’s Rs 500 crore fine

While directing Volkswagen to pay the fine within two months, NGT on March 7 had said that the funds will be utilised towards improving air quality in the NCR of Delhi and other highly polluted areas.

EU says BMW, Daimler, VW colluded to limit emissions tech

The EU antitrust regulator said that after an in-depth investigation, it found that BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen, including its Audi and Porsche units, broke EU laws from 2006 to 2014.

SEC sues Volkswagen, former chief executive Winterkorn, citing 'Dieselgate' fraud on investors

Winterkorn, who resigned days after the scandal became public in September 2015, was charged by U.S. prosecutors in 2018 and accused of conspiring to cover up the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating.


NGT slaps Rs 500 crore penalty on Volkswagen

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the German global auto giant to deposit the amount within two months.

NGT slaps Rs 500-crore fine on Volkswagen for using cheat devices

The expert panel report accessed by The Indian Express, and filed on December 24, 2018, had estimated that Volkswagen cars released approximately 48.678 tonnes of NOx in 2016.

Volkswagen case: SC refuses to interfere

The SC however, restrained the NGT from taking any punitive action against the directors of the company, regarding the deposition of Rs 100 crore, after Volkswagen informed that it had complied with the orders and deposited the amount with the CPCB.

Pay Rs 100 crore today or face action: NGT to Volkswagen

"The order of the NGT is already under challenge before the Supreme Court. However, the Volkswagen Group India will comply with the order of NGT and deposit the money, as directed," the company said.

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

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.