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Volkswagen completes merger of three Indian units

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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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.