Christoph Rauwald

Business, Equipment

VW Is Said to Mull Van Alliance With Ford to Share Costs

Volkswagen subsidiary Moia’s concept vehicle, an electric van with room for six. (Volkswagen AG)

Volkswagen AG is considering forming an alliance with Ford Motor Co. to share costs for development and production of vans and pickup trucks, according to people familiar with the matter.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 19, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

VW Agrees to $1.2 Billion Fine as Diesel Crisis Grinds On

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Volkswagen AG will pay a $1.2 billion fine ($1 billion euro) imposed by German prosecutors for cheating to get around diesel-emissions regulations, closing one chapter in a three-year-old crisis even as new developments arise.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 13, 2018
Business, Equipment

VW’s MAN to Become Leaner as Parent Weighs Split, Truck IPO

Truck cabins pass along a quality check line inside the MAN SE factory, operated by Volkswagen AG, in Munich, Germany, on May 16. (Matthias Doering/Bloomberg News)

MAN SE will take steps to become more profitable as owner Volkswagen AG prepares to split the 260- year-old German industrial conglomerate and potentially sell a stake in its commercial vehicles division to outside investors.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2018
Business, Equipment

VW CEO Herbert Diess Urges Corporate Culture Change Amid Sweeping Revamp

Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen AG, speaks during the automaker's annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, on May 3. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen AG, pledged to step up integrity and compliance efforts as part of the German manufacturer’s deepest overhaul since the diesel-emissions scandal came to light in 2015.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
May 4, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Bosch Claims Breakthrough That Can Save Diesel Engines

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Robert Bosch GmbH said its engineers have developed a new diesel-exhaust system that cuts emissions far below legal limits taking effect in 2020 and can help automakers avoid potential driving bans in Europe that threaten to doom the engine technology.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
April 25, 2018
Business, Equipment

VW Truck & Bus to Be Ready `Quickly’ for Capital Market Access

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Volkswagen AG is speeding up preparations for its heavy commercial-vehicle division to sell stock or debt on its own as the unit expands to compete with global leaders Daimler AG and Volvo AB.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
April 17, 2018
Business, Equipment

VW Truck Division Signals Possible Takeover of Navistar

VW Building Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG’s heavy-vehicle division is open to a takeover of U.S. affiliate Navistar International Corp. as the German company seeks scale to compete with global leaders Daimler AG and Volvo AB.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
April 16, 2018
Business

VW Appoints Herbert Diess CEO in Sweeping Overhaul

Herbert Diess Diess by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Volkswagen AG picked a new leader in a management shakeup to ready the world’s largest automaker for a wave of technological change upending the industry’s traditional business models.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2018
Business, Equipment

VW Weighs Strategic Options for Truck Division Revamp

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Volkswagen AG officials are discussing options to prepare the truck division for access to the capital markets, potentially paving the way for an initial public offering of shares or a bond sale by the unit, according to people familiar with the matter.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
March 6, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

VW Unveils Electric Minibus to Take On Uber in App-Based Rides

Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen AG’s Moia division unveiled a six-seater, battery-powered minibus to enter the market of app-based ride hailing and car-pooling, taking on the likes of Uber Technologies Inc.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
December 5, 2017

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