New York to use $127.7m VW emissions settlement to fund EVs

It plans to cut emissions equivalent to removing 65,000 traditional cars from the road

Volkswagen to launch electric car-sharing service across Berlin

The vehicle manufacturer plans to expand the scheme into the US and other European nations after 2020

EU: VW hasn’t guaranteed emissions fix won’t affect cars’ performance

The car manufacturer is being urged to do more to compensate European customers

Former Volkswagen CEO charged over emissions cheating scandal

The indictment alleges Martin Winterkorn, 70, was informed of the diesel emissions cheating in May 2014 and July 2015

New Volkswagen Golf to be mild hybrid

The vehicle is expected to save up to 0.3 litres of fuel over 100 kilometres

Volkswagen to buy back diesel vehicles if Germany imposes ban

The German Guarantee will apply to the purchase of a new or a year-old car with a diesel engine from a Volkswagen dealership from 1st April throughout 2018

VW to convert two German coal power stations to gas

The project is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes a year – equivalent to the output of around 870,000 vehicles

One third of VW cars affected by emissions scandal ‘still not fixed’

A third of cars manufactured by Volkswagen with defeat devices have not been fixed yet. New figures revealed by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) suggest the car manufacturer has fixed only two-thirds of the cars that were affected by the emissions scandal. The Committee found the number of fixes to Volkswagen manufactured cars has fallen […]

VW opens new Wind Tunnel Efficiency Centre

Volkswagen has launched a new hub that tests vehicles under real-world climate conditions. The car manufacturer’s Wind Tunnel Efficiency Centre in Wolfsburg, Germany can test cars at wind speeds of up to 250km/h, simulating real traffic conditions, with the aim of reducing drag, fuel usage and emissions. It claims driving simulations under all climate and […]

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Volkswagen expects to take a €2.5 billion (£2.2bn) hit as a result of the diesel emissions scandal. The company has recalled around 11 million vehicles worldwide since admitting to cheating emissions tests. It said the extra provisions would be reflected in its third quarter operating results. The car manufacturer said in a statement: “The reason […]