Nov 22nd, 15Volkswagen of America admits 85,000+ cars with V6 3.0 TDI engine have defeat device
Volkswagen of America has informed the EPA at least 85,000 cars equipped with the V6 3.0 TDI engine have illegal software created specifically to manipulate CO2 emissions test results.
Nov 21st, 15Tesla recalling all Model S vehicles due to faulty seat belt
Tesla has announced its largest-ever recall, affecting nearly 90,000 Model S units.
Nov 14th, 15Mahindra to buy Pininfarina in the coming weeks
Pininfarina has announced they expect to finalize the deal with Mahindra & Mahindra in the next few weeks.
Nov 13th, 15VW sets deadline for whistleblowers to come clean about illegal maneuvers
The Volkswagen Group has established a November 30 deadline for all those inside the company that can shed more light about the issues that have caused all the emissions-related scandals.
Nov 9th, 15Daimler boss says dieselgate blow to German auto industry
Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche has expresses his worries that Volkswagen's diesel scandal could affect the German automotive industry.
Nov 7th, 15Volkswagen promises to pay all CO2 tax difference costs in Europe
Volkswagen has disclosed plans to pay all CO2 tax differences that European customers will be charged as a result of the difference between the official numbers and the actual emissions in the real world.
Nov 6th, 15Volkswagen discovers "irregularities" in their CO2 emissions
Volkswagen's internal investigation into the dieselgate scandal has uncovered "irregularities" with their CO2 emissions data.
Nov 4th, 15Alfa Romeo to revise its China plans, still targets 400,000 annual sales by 2018
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has announced Alfa Romeo will “rejig” its strategy in China, part of the company’s big 2018 sales plan
Nov 3rd, 15Lionel Messi named Tata global ambassador
Tata Motors has named football star Lionel Messi its new global ambassador for light vehicles
Oct 28th, 15Volkswagen posts €3.48 billion third quarter loss caused by “diesel issue”
As anticipated yesterday, Volkswagen has posted its first quarterly loss in more than 15 years.
Oct 27th, 15Volkswagen expected to post first quarterly loss in more than 15 years
The Volkswagen Group is just about ready to announce its first quarterly loss in more than 15 years and it’s all due to the TDI engine cheating.
Oct 21st, 15Volvo Australia opens up fancy dealership inspired by Scandinavia
Volvo Cars Australia has inaugurated a new type of dealership “inspired by Scandinavia” as part of their new customer experience strategy.
Oct 20th, 15Martin Winterkorn to leave Porsche SE
The fallout from the dieselgate scandal continues as Porsche Automobil Holding SE has announced Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn will resign his position as chairman of the executive board by the end of October 31st.
Oct 19th, 15Audi planning €104 million investment at Gyor plant in Hungary
Hungary's foreign minister, Peter Szijjarto has announced Audi’s factory in Gyor will receive a €104 million investment.
Oct 16th, 15Nissan & Mitsubishi to jointly develop new generation minicars
Nissan and Mitsubishi have announced plans to jointly develop a new generation of microcars through their joint venture NMKV.
Oct 15th, 15Aston Martin to axe up to 295 jobs as part of restructuring
Aston Martin is working on a restructuring plan which among others includes eliminating up to 295 jobs.
Oct 12th, 15Ferrari IPO launched, stock to be listed on the NYSE under the symbol RACE
According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Ferrari's initial public offering (IPO) could be valued at up to $9.8 (€8.6) billion.
Oct 7th, 15FIA launches hard-hitting Luc Besson short film ‘Save Kids Lives’
Motorsport’s governing body, the FIA, has joined forces with renowned filmmaker Luc Besson to produce a hard-hitting short designed to promote children’s road safety across the world.
Oct 6th, 15Volkswagen to postpone or cancel all projects that aren't "absolutely necessary"
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller has addressed the dieselgate scandal during a works meeting with Wolfsburg employees.
Oct 2nd, 15Volkswagen of America CEO to be hauled before Congress
The United States House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations has announced plans to grill Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn during a hearing on October 8th.
Sep 30th, 15Fisker Automotive officially changes their name to Karma Automotive
Fisker Automotive has announced plans to change their name to Karma Automotive.
Sep 30th, 15Volkswagen promises to better react to customer demands and tastes in the future
Set to improve the company's competitiveness in North America, the NAR will enable the automaker to "better react to customer demands and tastes in the future."
Sep 29th, 15Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn being investigated for fraud
Volkswagen’s ex CEO Martin Winterkorn is now the subject of an investigation for fraud in Germany where the prosecutors are analyzing what really happened with those 11 million diesel cars.
Sep 28th, 15Porsche buys part of Suzuki's stake in Volkswagen
Porsche Automobil Holding SE has acquired 1.5 percent of Volkswagen AG's ordinary shares from Suzuki.
Sep 28th, 15VW, Audi and Porsche R&D bosses allegedly suspended; all three deny involvement in diesel trick
According to Reuters, all three R&D chiefs from Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche have been suspended.
Sep 25th, 15Matthias Müller named CEO of Volkswagen
The Volkswagen Supervisory Board has appointed 62-year old Matthias Müller as the new CEO of Volkswagen AG.
Sep 24th, 15Porsche boss Matthias Müller expected to be appointed Volkswagen Group CEO tomorrow
News agency Reuters is reporting Porsche’s CEO Matthias Müller will be appointed as Martin Winterkorn’s successor.
Sep 24th, 15Martin Winterkorn could get $32 million pension following resignation
Martin Winterkorn could add $32 million to his bank account after his Volkswagen Group exit.
Sep 23rd, 15BREAKING: Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigns
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has decided to resign, following the huge scandal involving 11 million cars equipped with a special device for cheating during emissions tests.
Sep 23rd, 15Vauxhall boss Tim Tozer leaves the company all of the sudden, replaced by Rory Harvey
A surprise announcement was made by Vauxhall today as Tim Tozer has been replaced by Rory Harvey as Chairman and Managing Director of Vauxhall Motors and CEO Opel Ireland.
Sep 22nd, 15Todt’s call to action: ‘Invisible’ road death pandemic is “simply horrifying”
FIA President Jean Todt has called on the automotive sector to do more to reduce the “simply horrifying” number of global road deaths, on the eve of a key vote on the subject at the United Nations.