Wednesday, September 20, 2017

VW employees

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)

BY TOM KRISHER and DAVID MCHUGH DETROIT (AP) — The imminent criminal plea deal between Volkswagen and U.S. prosecutors in an emissions-cheating scandal could be bad news for one group of people: VW employees who had a role in the ...
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn, fourth from right, and the members of the board pose for the media beside a car prior to the company's annual press conference in Berlin, Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen AG says its workers based in Germany are getting 5,900 euros ($6,250) each in profit-sharing bonuses that reflect the company’s strong 2014. The company’s personnel chief, Horst Neumann, said Thursday the payouts reflect “a strong ...