The european commission and german authorities are already looking into the cartel, having received information, reported to have been from volkswagen (vw) and daimler both manufacturers, together with bmw, are believed to be involved in the practice. Mr piëch's plan was for vw to become the world's biggest carmaker by volume by 2018 last year, however, as toyota struggled with the aftermath of japan's tsunami and gm floundered in europe, vw. German car-maker, vw is set to establish an assembling plant in ghana german chancellor angela merkel made the revelation during her trip to the west african nation on thursday angela merkel, said the assembling plant should create jobs for young ghanaians in the car manufacturing sector.
Embattled german carmaker volkswagen has seen its share of the european market eroded in the wake of the emissions scandal, latest figures show november figures from the european automobile. The us ambassador to germany has told bloomberg news that automaker volkswagen has agreed to comply with us sanctions and suspend most of its operations in iran we are pleased with this. The automotive industry in germany is one of the largest employers in the world, with a labor force of over 747,000 (2009) working in the industry being home to the modern car, the german automobile industry is regarded as the most competitive and innovative in the world, and has the third highest car production in the world, and fourth highest total motor vehicle production. The european parliament has asked the european investment bank (eib) to publish a report about how german carmaker volkswagen group (vw) was able to acquire a €400m loan by deceiving the bank meps decided, by a majority of just two votes, to include the request for publication in a text on the.
German carmaker volkswagen and us software giant microsoft have agreed to join forces in the development of connected cars the strategic move is part of vw's campaign to digitalize its brands and. It cited a letter it said volkswagen had sent to german antitrust officials last summer in which the world's biggest carmaker admitted to possible anti-competitive behavior related: france wants. Volkswagen will overhaul its dealership and sales organization by april 2020 to enable online sales and over-the-air software updates for its new electric cars, the german automaker said on tuesday. Frankfurt (reuters) - german carmaker volkswagen said only half of its vw branded passenger car models in germany are compliant with a new pollution standard, thanks to a much tougher emissions. A person familiar with the workings of vw told the financial times that the carmaker was undertaking a wide compliance sweep across the organisation last year when it uncovered the evidence of.
Germany's biggest carmakers were already facing public criticism after an emissions cheating scandal at volkswagen now, they are under formal investigation the european commission opened an. The launch of the european commission's formal investigation follows a report in the german magazine der spiegel in july last year, which claimed the car companies had held secret meetings since. Berlin — when german carmaker volkswagen acknowledged last year that it was guilty of cheating on diesel emissions tests, the fallout cost the company $25 billion but the full extent of the.
German police raided the offices of porsche and audi wednesday as part of a fraud probe against two top porsche executives and a former employee of the luxury carmaker in connection with the. German authorities said thursday they had again raided the headquarters of the world's largest carmaker volkswagen in a probe over financial market manipulation related to excessive exhaust. List of automobile manufacturers of germany jump to navigation jump to search volkswagen 2017 volkswagen golf mk7 variant (1937-present) 181 / thing.
German carmaker volkswagen said only half of its vw branded passenger car models in germany are compliant with a new pollution standard, thanks to a much tougher emissions testing regime. Despite the dieselgate emissions scandal, the german carmaker says it sold a record number of vehicles last year but vw's growth in western europe was more sluggish than in the rest of the world.
Moscow (sputnik) - german carmaker volkswagen might have manipulated data on exhausts not only of diesel, but also of gasoline engines of volkswagen, audi and porsche cars, local media reported sunday the bild am sonntag newspaper reported, citing the materials of the munich prosecutor's office for. Vw will recall 85 million cars in europe, including 24 million in germany and 12 million in the uk, and 500,000 in the us as a result of the emissions scandal. Even as it moved to end legal action in the united states over its efforts to illegally evade emissions standards, the german carmaker faces mounting legal woes in europe. German carmaker in trouble gm considers sale of european opel unit us car giant general motors appears to be ready to sell its subsiary opel once again, amid continuing losses at the german firm.