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VW will decide on $1.4B Turkish plant in Feb.
17.December 2019

Volkswagen Group is not considering other locations for a new multibrand plant besides Turkey, sources said. A decision to build the plant in Turkey is still on hold and will not be made until February, sources familiar with the matter told Automobilwoche.

VW headquarters raided again in diesel probe
4.December 2019

Volkswagen Group’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, was raided by public prosecutors on Tuesday in the latest investigation into the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal.

Two ex-VW board members charged
18.November 2019

Two former Volkswagen management board members and two other managers were charged by German prosecutors for paying too much to labor representatives.

VW labor boss Osterloh blocks Turkey plant
4.November 2019

Volkswagen Group’s powerful labor unions vowed to block the automaker’s plan to build a factory in Turkey until violence triggered by the country’s cross-border offensive in northern Syria has stopped.

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VW touts connectivity leap for new Golf
25.October 2019

Volkswagen is adding advanced connectivity and semi-autonomous features to help its latest Golf retain buyers in a market shifting toward SUVs and full-electric cars.

VW’s top executives charged with stock market manipulation
25.September 2019

Volkswagen Group’s two top leaders, CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, were charged with market manipulation in Germany over allegations they failed to inform investors early enough about the automaker’s diesel-emissions scandal.

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.