Monday, September 25, 2017

Volkswagen

This Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, shows the Volkswagen logo on a car for sale at New Century Volkswagen dealership in Glendale, California. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is recalling almost 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the U.S. because the fuel pumps can fail and cause the cars to suddenly stall. The recall covers the CC from the 2009 through 2016 ...
In this Nov. 18, 2016 file photo Lower Saxony governor Stephan Weil sits in front of a wall with Volkswagen logos in Wolfsburg, Germany.

BERLIN (AP) — The governor of one of Germany’s biggest states says he allowed Volkswagen to vet a 2015 speech about the automaker’s diesel scandal. German weekly Bild am Sonntag has reported that VW, which is part-owned by Lower Saxony ...
From right to left : Harald Krueger, CEO of German car maker BMW, Dieter Zetsche, chairman of German car maker Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz cars and Matthias Mueller, CEO of German car maker Volkswagen have taken seat to attend a so-called diesel summit on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 in Berlin.

BERLIN (AP) — German automakers are offering to fit over 5 million diesel cars in the country with updated software to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions, an industry group said Wednesday after meeting ministers and state governors. The figure given by ...
In this March 29, 2017 file photo Dieter Zetsche, CEO of the Daimler AG, poses next to a car prior to the shareholders meeting of the car maker in Berlin, Germany.

BY DAVID McHUGH FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler’s profits barely rose and were short of market expectations as its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division boomed while earnings lagged at its truck, van and bus businesses. The second-quarter results were ...
In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, a Volkswagen Touareg diesel is tested in the Environmental Protection Agency's cold temperature test facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. and California regulators approved a fix for more Volkswagen cars caught up in the company’s emissions cheating scandal, giving their owners an option to keep the vehicles instead of having the automaker buy them back, ...
In this March 14, 2017 file photo Matthias Mueller, CEO of Volkswagen, looks up as he arrives for a press conference of the German Volkswagen company in Wolfsburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)

BY David McHugh and David Rising BERLIN (AP) — Stuttgart prosecutors said Wednesday they’re investigating whether Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller and two others, including Mueller’s predecessor, manipulated markets by not releasing information about VW’s diesel cheating soon enough. The probe ...
Hans Dieter Poetsch, chairman of the board of directors of the Volkswagen AG, right, and Matthias Mueller, CEO of the Volkswagen AG, left, talk prior to the annual shareholders meeting in Hannover, Germany, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen’s board chairman has defended the decision not to publish results of the investigation it commissioned into its scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests, saying it could expose the company to legal ...
In this Oct. 5, 2015, file photo, the VW sign of Germany's Volkswagen car company is displayed at the building of a company's retailer in Berlin. Volkswagen is scheduled to present its third quarter figures Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen is reporting better-than-expected operating earnings for the first quarter thanks to cost controls and a stronger contribution from its core brand, which was boosted by new models including the Tiguan SUV. The company ...
This Feb. 14, 2013, file photo, shows the logo on the grill of a Volkswagen on display in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Former Volkswagen board chairman Ferdinand Piech has agreed to sell the bulk of his substantial indirect stake in the company to other members of the two controlling families. The agreement leaves Piech, 79, with only a ...
In this Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, a Volkswagen logo is seen on car offered for sale at New Century Volkswagen dealership in Glendale, California. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

BY TOM KRISHER and ED WHITE DETROIT (AP) — By cooperating with federal investigators and quickly agreeing to compensate car owners, Volkswagen likely will avoid a massive criminal fine for cheating on diesel emissions tests and trying to cover it ...
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