Volkswagen considers extending diesel incentives across Germany

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Volkswagen is considering whether to extend trade-in incentives to owners of older automobiles in all of Germany, extending the program beyond the 15 most heavily polluted cities, a spokesman stated on Friday. Under pressure to avert prohibitions of diesel vehicles in major cities, automakers have started offering trade-in incentives to support customers to scrap older […]

Last generation of combustion engines to be launched in 2026, says Volkswagen

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Volkswagen‘s strategy chief stated on Tuesday the German automaker’s core brand is going to develop its final generation of vehicles utilizing combustion engine technology in 2026. Volkswagen made a strategy shift toward battery-driven vehicles following diesel-emissions cheating scandal in 2015, which forced the automaker to pay over 27 billion euros in fines. “In the year […]