Volkswagen looks to double Chinese EV sales in 2022

Last year the company suffered a 14% drop in overall car sales in the Asian country

EU fines BMW and VW Group €875m for colluding with Daimler on clean emissions technology

Daimler received full immunity and was not fined for revealing the existence of the cartel to the Commission

Volkswagen commits to carbon-neutrality ‘by 2050 at the latest’

It has pledged to invest €14bn into decarbonisation by 2025 and have all its plants, other than those in China, operate on 100% renewable energy by 2030

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Volkswagen paid $9.5bn to drivers in dieselgate scandal settlement

A total of 86% of drivers chose to sell their vehicles back to the manufacturer and take the money, rather than choose a modification

Centrica and VW sign partnership to provide domestic EV charging solutions

The UK’s biggest energy company and the automotive giant aim to work together to accelerate EV adoption across the country

Volkswagen boosts EV production target to 1.5m by 2025

It is set to launch eight new electric or hybrid car models across all of its brands this year, including its new flagship ID.3 EV

VW bosses charged with alleged market manipulation over emissions scandal

German prosecutors allege the executives failed to inform US investors early enough about the emissions cheating tests

Volkswagen unveils new ID.3 electric vehicle

The car has three battery size options and has a starting price of €30,000

EU accuses BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen of collusion on emissions tech

The Commission believes the car manufacturers’ behaviour restricted competition on innovation for two types of emissions cleaning systems

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Volkswagen announces job cuts as it accelerates towards EVs

The carmaker expects automation of routine tasks to result in between 5,000 and 7,000 job losses by 2023