IG Metall alleges Volkswagen’s management of putting jobs at risks

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Germany’s biggest labor union IG Metall has criticized Volkswagen on Thursday for a recent advert deemed racist and other “errors”, over management which had damaged the automaker’s reputation and put jobs at risk. The IG Metall union, in an open letter to the automaker’s management and supervisory boards, stated it was shocked by the advert […]

Volkswagen, Audi recall 334,000 automobiles in Canada and USA because of fuel leaks

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Volkswagen is recalling around 334,000 Volkswagen and Audi brand automobiles in the United States and Canada in three separate recalls, because of fuel leaks however with various causes, U.S. safety regulators and Volkswagen stated on Friday. No one has actually been injured as a result of these concerns, Volkswagen spokesperson Jeannine Ginivan stated on Friday. […]

Volkswagen Headquarters Investigated for World War 2 Bombs

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The head office of German automaker Volkswagen was browsed by explosive disposal professionals after building workers discovered signs of possibly unexploded bombs dating from the Second World War. Construction employees last month discovered metal pieces at 4 areas at Volkswagen’s huge plant in Wolfsburg, a spokesperson for the city administration stated. Should unexploded bombs be […]

Jetta Hybrid pulled from Volkswagen’s U.S. lineup in 2017

Volkswagen launched details on its 2017 lineup for the U.S. the other day, including the launch of its crossover-like Golf Alltrack wagon, some brand-new Beetle variations, and greater availability of electronic safety systems throughout more models. However one entry in the VW lineup was missing out on. Volkswagen’s William Gock validated to Green Vehicle Reports […]

Volkswagen to Pay Over $10 Billion to Settle Emissions Claims

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Volkswagen AG is near to a $10 billion civil settlement, the biggest in the auto industry’s history, to compensate U.S. owners of automobiles affected by the German automobile maker’s emissions-cheating scandal. Under the proposed offer, Volkswagen would offer to buy back automobiles and offer extra payment for owners of almost 500,000 diesel-powered cars with two-liter […]

Norway is Leading in Electric Car Market Share

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Electric automobiles represented practically one in five brand-new vehicles registered in Norway in 2014, a market share unparalleled throughout the world many thanks largely to consumer rewards only a few nations could match. Practically 26,000 zero emission autos– every one of them electric besides 9 hydrogen cars– were registered in 2014 in the Scandinavian nation, […]

12 Volkswagen apprentices unveil a one-off Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition with 380 hp at Wörthersee

12 apprentices from Wolfsburg have presented their 380 hp Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition at the 33rd Wörthersee GTI meeting this past weekend. It took four women and eight men nine months and the result is quite impressive. Since 2008, Volkswagen has offered its best apprentices the opportunity to demonstrate their creativity and teamwork capabilities on […]