A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 16 Apr, 2020
A car dealer has lost his appeal over the termination of his Volkswagen dealership seven years ago as part of a nationwide reorganisation of the company's outlets.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a €1bn legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts, sending its shares 4% higher.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
Drivers can now add a host of fashionable ‘black’ features to their humble VW Tiguan.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2018
The Golf is a car everyone is comfortable with, writes.
Sat, 25 Aug, 2018
Forcing former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn to pay for at least some of the €25bn stemming from the diesel-rigging scandal could backfire on the vehicle maker.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
Oil rallied yesterday after US president Donald Trump’s decision to walk away from a nuclear deal with Iran.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
Volkswagen’s Audi unit has suspended deliveries of some of its most popular cars after informing German authorities of irregularities in emissions systems, embroiling the luxury brand further in the carmaker’s diesel scandal.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
Volkswagen’s (VW) new chief executive Herbert Diess said he will consider asset sales and seeks to turn the multi-brand conglomerate into a slimmed down company with strong brands.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2018
Volkswagen may replace its chief executive as part of a management restructure, the car maker has said.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
What? Another SUV? Well it is hard to avoid them these days, such is the growing ubiquity of the genre, but yes, this week we review another one of them. And this one is damn good too, writes.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
A case involving thousands of disgruntled motorists in the UK is gearing up at the High Court there.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
Volkswagen has picked partners to provide battery cells and related technology worth around €20bn for its growing electric car programme, adding further pressure on US pioneer Tesla.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018
OVER the past 50 years, three letters have resonated deeply in the motoring world — GTI.
Sat, 03 Feb, 2018
Car giant Volkswagen has suspended its head of external relations and sustainability in response to controversy over experiments in which monkeys were exposed to diesel exhaust.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
There are calls for an inquiry into tests at Volkswagen which reportedly involved exposing monkeys to toxic diesel fumes.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
Volkswagen reported a 4.3% rise in 2017 sales to 10.7m vehicles, staying ahead of Toyota in the race to keep the title of world’s biggest carmaker although Renault-Nissan has forecast it would go top.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2018
The Volkswagen Passat CC was an interesting take on the saloon-as-coupe format pioneered by the Mercedes CLS, writes
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018
Looking for something different for an adventurous partner? Well, look no further, ladies and gentlemen, I give you the VW Caddy Beach.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
A woman’s action arising from the Volkwagen car emissions scandal should not be further heard by Judge Mary Devins at Castlebar District Court for reasons including lack of fair procedures in dealing with pre-trial issues, the High Court has ruled.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
Volkswagen may expand co-operation with China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile beyond electric cars to jointly develop and build commercial vehicles in the world’s largest vehicle market.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
A High Court judge is due to rule next week on proceedings by Volkswagen aimed at preventing a woman’s action arising from its emissions scandal continuing at Castlebar District Court.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
Volkswagen has revealed that its new T-Roc crossover will go on sale in Ireland with a starting price of €24,750.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
The Volkswagen GTE promises sports hatch handling with hybrid low emissions. Can it deliver?finds out.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
Volkswagen has added provisions of around €2.5bn to the mounting total from its diesel emissions scandal, which has already cost the company around €23bn.
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Volkswagen’s latest generation Polo has arrived. headed to Hamburg to try it out.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
Volkswagen is enticing Irish drivers to trade in their old diesel models with incentives of up to €6,500 to buy a new car.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
The sensational Golf R combines shattering pace with to-die-for handling with unexpectedly real practicality, and comes highly recommended for all lovers of cars with five-star performance, writes
Sat, 26 Aug, 2017
A Volkswagen engineer who had a key role in the diesel emissions scandal has been sentenced to more than three years in prison and a 200,000 dollar (£155,000) fine, a steeper punishment than prosecutors had requested.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
It is astonishing to think that one of the biggest automotive companies in the world could get enmeshed in a tawdry, shameful game of deceit in the pursuit of market share and profit, and believe it would not be caught.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
says the flagship saloon car is a good-looking all-rounder, whose sporting drive and impressive tech make it ideal for those who want to stand out from the crowd.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
The Volkswagen Golf R has always been the go-to hot hatch, but the competition has improved.assesses whether the new version is still up there with the best of them.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Volkswagen said profit at its troubled core division soared in the first three months of the year, a sign that long-overdue cost cuts are having an impact as the carmaker seeks to move beyond its diesel emissions crisis.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
We all know the Golf GTi to be the daddy of all the hot hatches, but the fact of the matter is that the iconic Volkswagen is now — gasp — 40 years old, so technically it could now be described as the granddaddy of the genre.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Volkswagen will be launching a new range of avant-garde electric vehicles in the near future — and not a minute too soon for the German giant which is still struggling as a result of its diesel emissions scandal.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
You do learn something new every day. During my tenure with the latest version of the wonderful VW Up!, I was waffling on about how Volkswagen came up with such a silly name for their micromini.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Volkswagen has given us a glimpse of some of the new technologies involved in their R&D process in the development of new cars.
Sat, 25 Mar, 2017
Interesting times in the motoring business.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to three felony counts as part of a $4.3bn (€4bn) plea agreement reached with the US Justice Department in January over the carmaker’s massive diesel emissions scandal.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
The money will be paid by way of buybacks and compensation to US owners of cars
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
Tue, 31 Jan, 2017
German prosecutors have expanded their probe into Volkswagen's diesel car emissions scandal, claiming they have evidence former CEO Martin Winterkorn may have known of the cheating earlier than he claimed.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017