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    1. July 19, 2016

      Volkswagen scandal involved ‘dozens’ of employees

      The latest lawsuit against Volkswagen may add only a limited amount to the German carmaker’s potential fines stemming...

    2. June 28, 2016

      Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal far from over

      The latest chapter in the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal ends with a cliffhanger. Europe’s largest carmaker on...

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    1. June 24, 2016

      Norway’s oil fund votes against Volkswagen board

      The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund and fourth-largest shareholder in Volkswagen underlined the scale of its...

    2. June 23, 2016

      Investor groups propose Volkswagen legal action

      Investor advisory bodies are planning to ask a German court to appoint an independent expert to lead an investigation...

    3. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      VW boss: 'What is done cannot be undone'

      Any shareholders hoping Volkswagen would cut to the chase and talk about corporate governance reform at today’s annual...

    4. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      Volkswagen Group sales rising despite emissions scandal

      Volkswagen Group, which incorporates 12 brands, is selling more cars this year than last in a clear sign that the...

    5. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      VW outlines 'biggest change process' in its history

      Volkswagen’s chief executive outlined a big revamp for the company as the troubled carmaker seeks to move beyond the...

    6. June 12, 2016

      VW set to unveil new strategy following diesel emissions scandal

      Two years ago the chief executive of Volkswagen stood before 20,000 employees and said radical action was needed to...

    7. Fast FT

      June 2, 2016

      VW results 'more resilient' than expected - Moody's

      Could Volkswagen be emerging from the pit lane? First quarter results from the German carmaker earlier this week showed...

    8. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      Porsche taxi? VW, Gett mull upmarket app

      If being driven across a capital city in an ordinary taxi fails to raise your pulse, how about the prospect of a...

    9. May 31, 2016

      VW margin target out of reach for now, admits finance chief

      Volkswagen’s finance director admitted that the diesel emissions crisis meant it was “unrealistic to assume” the...

    10. Fast FT

      May 31, 2016

      VW gets currency boost in first quarter

      Volkswagen’s first quarter results were far higher than expected despite the carmaker revealing weaker than forecast...

    11. May 15, 2016

      Norwegian oil fund attacks VW corporate governance

      Norway’s $850bn oil fund does not like commenting about individual companies it owns shares in. It usually goes out of...

    12. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Audi set for $3bn spending blitz

      Audi has entered a phase of “enormous” expenditure to keep up with the tech transformation upending the auto industry,...

    13. April 28, 2016

      Volkswagen says ‘no sacred cows’ in turnround

      “This is what happens when Wolfsburg thinks they know better than São Paulo.” Volkswagen chief executive Matthias...

    14. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      VW: 'We are not letting the crisis slow us down'

      Volkswagen has said 2016 will be the year when it would restore trust following the diesel emissions scandal and...

    15. April 27, 2016

      Brussels probes diesel car software for emissions breaches

      Brussels is probing revelations from the UK and Germany that some leading carmakers installed software in their diesel...

    16. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      German automakers to recall 630,000 cars to fix emissions

      Germany issued a recall for 630,000 cars across Europe after finding emissions irregularities on cars made by Mercedes,...

    17. Fast FT

      April 15, 2016

      European car sales rise, but VW lags

      Sales of VW branded cars fell across Europe in the first three months of the year, showing the consumer backlash...

    18. FT Alphaville

      March 18, 2016

      The Porsche 911 R pump and flip

      Markets run into inefficiencies for technical reasons all the time. But every now and then inefficiencies are...

    19. March 18, 2016

      Wendelin Wiedeking and Holger Härter acquitted of market manipulation

      Two former top executives at Porsche have been acquitted of market manipulation charges related to the failed takeover...

    20. March 17, 2016

      Subprime auto loans come under scrutiny

      A warning this week from Fitch Ratings on a rise in delinquency rates on US subprime car loans has focused attention on...

    21. March 16, 2016

      Boards should learn from Sharapova

      Watching tennis star Maria Sharapova lose many of her sponsorship deals after admitting to taking a banned drug made me...

    22. Fast FT

      March 11, 2016

      Volkswagen brand car sales fall 4.7% in Feb

      Global sales of Volkswagen-branded cars fell 4.7 per cent in February as the reverberations from the emissions scandal...

    23. March 11, 2016

      Why lose money if celebrities lose face?

      For the tennis racket maker Head, this week’s revelation that its poster girl, Maria Sharapova, had tested positive for...

    24. March 8, 2016

      Nike and TAG Heuer ditch Maria Sharapova after failed drugs test

      Three of Maria Sharapova’s biggest corporate sponsors have suspended their contracts with the Russian tennis star after...

    25. Fast FT

      March 8, 2016

      Porsche suspends Sharapova sponsorship

      Porsche has become the latest brand to suspend its sponsorship of Maria Sharapova after the tennis star revealed she...

    26. Fast FT

      March 1, 2016

      No sign of emissions blues at unveiling of latest Audi model

      For all of Volkswagen’s missteps since the diesel emissions crisis was revealed in September last year, one clear...

    27. January 15, 2016

      Volkswagen brakes as rivals race ahead in Europe

      Volkswagen lost further market share in Europe in December as the rest of the world’s manufacturers enjoyed a...

    28. January 5, 2016

      US lawsuit brings Volkswagen back down to earth with a bump

      Just before Christmas, some at Volkswagen dared to believe. “Things look like they are slowly getting better,” said one...

    29. December 29, 2015

      New Brooms: Sweeping away the corporate scandals

      Trying to deceive US regulators, inflating profits, even flying their pets around on corporate jets. In 2015, company...

    30. December 17, 2015

      Volkswagen seeks greater efficiency with new executive team

      Volkswagen on Thursday unveiled a management shake-up, as the German carmaker, reeling from an emissions scandal, tries...

    31. Fast FT

      December 10, 2015

      Volkswagen emission scandal: a timeline

      Volkswagen today admitted the emissions scandal wasn’t a one-off problem but stemmed from a “mindset” allowing the...

    32. December 4, 2015

      Volkswagen: a grey November

      It just doesn’t stop. The bad news from Volkswagen kept on rolling through November. The month started with US...

    33. December 2, 2015

      Volkswagen blunders through communications over emissions scandal

      “Careless talk costs lives” went the second world war slogan. At Volkswagen, it could cost a lot of money — and...

    34. December 2, 2015

      Controlling families reassure workers at scandal-hit Volkswagen

      The Porsche and Piëch families, who control a majority of Volkswagen’s voting shares, on Wednesday expressed their...

    35. November 12, 2015

      Volkswagen shareholder calls for removal of chief Müller

      One of Germany’s leading investors has called for Volkswagen to replace its newly appointed chief executive and...

    36. November 11, 2015

      German car probe finds elevated diesel pollutants

      The German motoring watchdog is in talks with several carmakers over “elevated” levels of diesel pollutants uncovered...

    37. November 4, 2015

      Volkswagen scandal spills beyond diesel

      Any feeling that Volkswagen had drawn a line under the sprawling emissions scandal evaporated in two days this week. On...

    38. November 4, 2015

      Volkswagen: System failure

      Industrial espionage. Prostitution and bribery. Cheating on environmental standards. On the face of it, the three big...

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