Volkswagen suspends production in Europe as coronavirus hits sales

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Volkswagen Group is suspending production at factories throughout Europe as the coronavirus pandemic hits sales and disrupts supply chains, the company stated. The German automaker, which owns brands such as Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat and Skoda, also stated that uncertainty about the fallout from the virus meant it was impossible to provide […]

Volkswagen yet to assure emission fix does not impair cars, says EU

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European consumer officials criticized Volkswagen on Tuesday for no guarantee that repairs after the Dieselgate scandal would not impact cars’ performance. EU officials have asked the automaker to do more to compensate European consumers after it admitted to U.S. regulators in September 2015 that it had cheated on emissions tests there utilizing software installed in […]

Volkswagen states defeat device in conformity with European law

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Volkswagen stated that the use of defeat devices, that allowed the automaker’s diesel automobiles to evade emissions guidelines, does not breach European law, as the automaker intends to strengthen its legal defenses in view of a possible increase in settlement claims in its home. The European Commission has been increasing the pressure on Volkswagen to […]