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VW ends Beetle production in Mexico to make room for SUV
12.July 2019

Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward crossovers and SUVs.

VW, Ford deepen ties with deal on EV, AV tech
12.July 2019

Volkswagen Group and Ford Motor Co. are expanding their budding alliance to collaborate on development of electric and autonomous vehicles, with the German automaker investing $2.6 billion in cash and assets in Argo AI, and Ford agreeing to use VW’s flexible electric vehicle platform for a future battery electric vehicle in Europe.

VW brand to cut up to 7,000 jobs
13.March 2019

Volkswagen Group said it will shrink the workforce by up to 7,000 staff, raise productivity and make 5.9 billion euros worth of annual savings at its core VW brand by 2023 in a bid to raise the brand’s operating margin to 6 percent.

German court rules VW must buy back diesel car
23.November 2018

A German court has ruled Volkswagen must reimburse the owner of a diesel Golf the full original price of his vehicle bought in 2012, dealing a blow to the automaker as the legal battles over its emissions-cheating scandal drag on.

Germany dismisses report on VW emissions manipulation
3.September 2018

Germany’s Transport Ministry said on Sunday there was no fresh news in a Bild am Sonntag report that Volkswagen Group engineers told investigators certain gasoline engines in VW, Audi and Porsche vehicles can be used to manipulate emissions tests.

VW Group appoints Herbert Diess as CEO
13.April 2018

Herbert Diess will take over from Matthias Mueller as CEO of the Volkswagen Group, adding fresh impetus to the company’s efforts to slim down and reorganize the way its 12 brands are managed.

QHERO project has more than 300 students
11.March 2018

More than three hundred students joined the QHERO project launched in November last year by Porsche Czech Republic to support schools and students of automotive focus.

Volkswagen handed over the Golden Needles
28.February 2018

Porsche Czech Republic, the Volkswagen passenger cars division, handed over the Golden Needles for 2017 in February. At the Augustine Hotel in Prague, the company celebrated the three best sales and service representatives of the Volkswagen brand in the Czech Republic.

VW may face new U.S. emissions probe
23.February 2018

Congress should investigate new allegations that Volkswagen Group diesel cars were sold overseas with rigged software after the company’s $14.7 billion settlement of a cheating scandal in the U.S., a Republican lawmaker said.