Volkswagen (VW)

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Antihero to zero: VW rises from ‘dieselgate’ to lead charge on electric vehicles
Volkswagen embraces the future with €35bn investment, including in its Zwickau plant

Joanna Partridge in Zwickau

10, Nov, 2021 @9:31 AM

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Volkswagen and Stellantis take financial hit amid chip shortage
Operating profits at VW fall by €500m, while Stellantis reports 14% decline in revenues

Jasper Jolly and agencies

28, Oct, 2021 @9:11 AM

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Volkswagen and Toyota face production cuts due to chip shortage
World’s largest carmaker will slash output by 40% in September as Covid-19 outbreaks hit semiconductor supplies

Phillip Inman

19, Aug, 2021 @2:59 PM

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What should I do with a faulty VW electric car in my garage?
I told the lease company I was rejecting the car as it had so many defects but it hasn’t taken it away

Miles Brignall

09, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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EU fines VW and BMW £750m for colluding with Daimler on fumes
Commission imposes £750m fine for breaching antitrust rules by delaying cleaner emissions technology

Jasper Jolly

08, Jul, 2021 @12:23 PM

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Lamborghini plans to electrify entire range by 2024
Supercar maker to invest £1.3bn on building first hybrids and then all-electric model

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

18, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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UK car sales rebound after ‘one of darkest years in automotive history’
Number of new vehicles rolling out is still substantially lower than pre-Covid average

Jasper Jolly

05, May, 2021 @9:21 AM

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VW, Audi and Skoda owners angry over fault in SOS warning system
eCall contacts emergency services in an accident – but it is causing problems for some drivers

Miles Brignall

01, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Volkswagen admits 'Voltswagen' name change was a joke amid confusion
Company confirms name change on its US website but announcement is reportedly a stunt aimed at boosting new vehicle

Guardian staff

30, Mar, 2021 @9:13 PM

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UK carmakers plead for clarity as they stockpile parts and cars for Brexit
WTO tariffs could add 10% to car prices if deal is not agreed before 2021

Jasper Jolly and Joanna Partridge

30, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Volkswagen to pay compensation for collaborating with Brazil’s dictatorship
Brazilian investigation found company was one of several that secretly worked with 1964-85 military government

Kate Connolly in Berlin and Dom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

24, Sep, 2020 @7:50 PM

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Pollutionwatch: will carmakers follow VW and revamp vehicles?
Legal limits for nitrogen dioxide were set for 2010 but most UK towns and cities are still failing

Gary Fuller

30, Jul, 2020 @8:30 PM

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