Volkswagen Might Put Audi on the Back Burner, Spend More Time With Ford: Report

According to sources who spoke to Reuters, Volkswagen Group has more interest in pursuing technological relationships with new partners, especially Ford, than continuing on with Audi as its main development hub. At least for a while. VW CEO Herbert Diess will reportedly unveil a 10-year plan to his company’s board later this month, part of an […]

‘As Quickly As Possible’: Volkswagen Partnership Seen As Key to Ford’s Overseas Hopes

Ford Motor Company is engaged in hurried discussions with Volkswagen, with the German automaker seen as a sure-fire way to reverse falling fortunes in overseas markets. Ford needs help in Europe and Latin America, especially — a situation made clear in Thursday’s quarterly earnings report. Since signing a Memorandum of Understanding with VW in June, the […]

2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line Drivers' Notes Review | Finding that old flame

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Design/Style,Volkswagen,Quick Spins,Sedan The seventh-generation Jetta regains some of that premium feel. Continue reading 2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line Drivers’ Notes Review | Finding that old flame 2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line Drivers’ Notes Review | Finding that old flame originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:10:00 EDT. […]

Volkswagen terminates the contract of embattled Audi CEO

Volkswagen has terminated the contract of suspended Audio CEO Rupert Stadler effective immediately. According to a press release, the decision appears to be mutual. Stadler cannot fulfill his duties to the company or board because he’s currently in pretrial detention. A press release notes that he “wishes to concentrate on his defence,” and as a […]

Ein Problem: Volkswagen Facing $10.7 Billion Investor Lawsuit Over Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen Group will be staring down the barrel of a courtroom next week, which isn’t anything new. The automaker’s investors want 9.2 billion euros ($ 10.7 billion) in compensation after arguing the carmaker should have informed shareholders about a diesel emission scandal before regulators got the word out in 2015. The lawsuit groups 1,668 individual […]

Documents Show Volkswagen CEO Diess Knew About Illegal Devices

Unsealed documents from a German prosecutor’s office shed light on current Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess’ knowledge of the costly diesel emissions scandal. Back in late July, 2015, Diess, having just taken the helm of the VW brand after arriving from BMW, sat in on a fateful meeting, German magazine Der Spiegel reports. It seems that, […]

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Drivers' Notes | High country

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Volkswagen,Quick Spins,Wagon Don’t call it a crossover. Continue reading 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Drivers’ Notes | High country 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Drivers’ Notes | High country originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email […]

Dear God, Please Let the I.D. Buzz Copy the Volkswagen California’s Interior

While the United States seems intent on pushing vans into the work-vehicle category, Europe continues to enjoy them for leisure activities. That’s a shame because there’s a chance some of that interesting van culture would have trickled over the ocean were it not for the chicken tax and unwarranted prejudice. Volkswagen has several such lifestyle […]

Time is running out for dieselgate Volkswagen owners to get their money

Enlarge / Volkswagen AG Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) vehicles sit parked in a storage lot at San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) at dusk in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Volkswagen agreed last year to buy back about 500,000 diesels that it rigged to pass US emissions tests if it can’t figure out […]