Audi CEO arrested over Volkswagen emissions scandal

Audi CEO arrested over Volkswagen emissions scandal

Volkswagen’s emissions scandal has just seen the arrest of Rupert Stadler, CEO of the Audi division, marking the highest level official to be toppled so far.
Germany hits Mercedes with mass diesel recall

Germany hits Mercedes with mass diesel recall

Germany on Monday (Jun 11) ordered the recall of some 774,000 vehicles from Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler across Europe, citing illegal "defeat devices" designed to conceal high levels of harmful emissions from regulators' tests.
Germany orders recall of 60,000 Audis over emissions

Germany orders recall of 60,000 Audis over emissions

Germany this week ordered the recall of tens of thousands of cars produced by Volkswagen subsidiary Audi over "illegal software" designed to conceal levels of harmful emissions, the KBA vehicle licensing authority said Wednesday (Jun 6).
Emission fraud plagues famous German car makers

Emission fraud plagues famous German car makers

With a billion-dollar fine and the huge number of recalled vehicles, will the emission fraud scandal drag down Mercedes-Benz like it did Volkswagen?
Gov’t asked to help automakers overcome difficulties

Gov’t asked to help automakers overcome difficulties

Auto businesses are concerned about Vietnam’s future policy orientation with regard to the auto industry, which they think will affect their business strategy.
VW 'contests' report boss knew of diesel cheating risk

VW 'contests' report boss knew of diesel cheating risk

German carmaker Volkswagen rejected Sunday (May 13) a report that chief executive Herbert Diess knew of the financial risks from the firm's massive diesel cheating earlier than he has so far acknowledged.
Former Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn indicted in US over 'Dieselgate'

Former Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn indicted in US over 'Dieselgate'

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has been indicted in the United States over his alleged role in the German auto giant's 'dieselgate' scandal, court papers showed on Thursday (May 3).
Beijing auto show opens in world's largest market

Beijing auto show opens in world's largest market

Industry behemoths like Volkswagen, Daimler, Toyota, Nissan, Ford and others will display more than 1,000 models and dozens of concept cars at the Beijing auto show.
German police arrest Porsche manager over diesel scandal

German police arrest Porsche manager over diesel scandal

German police have detained a Porsche manager in a probe into the diesel emissions cheating scandal that the luxury car brand's parent company Volkswagen has struggled to shed.
Scandal-hit Volkswagen set to name new CEO

Scandal-hit Volkswagen set to name new CEO

German car giant Volkswagen is set to replace its chief executive Matthias Mueller Thursday, as it struggles to move on from the "dieselgate" emissions scandal that has mired the company since 2015.
Volkswagen in UK court over 'dieselgate'

Volkswagen in UK court over 'dieselgate'

Thousands of British Volkswagen car owners took their compensation battle to London's High Court on Tuesday over the emissions-cheating "dieselgate" scandal that has plagued the German carmaker.
Australia recalls 2.3 million vehicles over airbag problems

Australia recalls 2.3 million vehicles over airbag problems

An investigation by Australia's Competition and Consumer Commission found that Takata airbag inflators without a desiccant - a drying agent - or with a calcium sulphate desiccant had a design flaw.
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