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Business, Technology, Fuel

Electric Car Startup Fisker Misses Deadline for Supply Deal With VW

Fisker Inc. Ocean electric sports utility vehicle The Fisker Inc. Ocean electric sports utility vehicle. (Bridget Bennett/Bloomberg News)

Fisker Inc. missed a self-imposed deadline for a technology-sharing deal with Volkswagen AG that the electric-vehicle startup had described as key to cutting costs.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
July 31, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

VW’s EV Expansion in Tennessee Is ‘On Plan’

A VW logo is reflected in the wing mirror of a VW ID electric automobile. A VW logo is reflected in the wing mirror of a VW ID electric automobile. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Walls are up enclosing Volkswagen’s new $800 million electric vehicle production site in Chattanooga, Tenn., as factory equipment is shipped in for installation, an official says.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
July 22, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Ford, VW Electric Models May Be Delayed by Trade-Secret Fight

The Volkswagen logo sits on an alloy wheel on an automobile in Geneva, Switzerland. The Volkswagen logo sits on an alloy wheel on an automobile in Geneva, Switzerland. (Jason Alden/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG warned a swirling legal dispute between two South Korean battery suppliers could threaten their plans to start producing electric vehicles in the U.S.

July 21, 2020
Business, Equipment

Volkswagen Management Tumult Spills Over to Truck Subsidiary

Employees work on a truck chassis assembly line in Netherlands. Employees work on a truck chassis assembly line in Netherlands. (Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News)

Volkswagen AG’s series of executive shakeups is reaching its commercial-vehicle operations, with the surprise departure of Traton SE’s chief and other managers highlighting friction over restructuring plans that were jolted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
July 10, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Volkswagen Risks Diesel Claims Across EU After Court Ruling

An employee uses a power tool to secure the suspension system near the exhaust on the rear of a VW Golf GTI automobile in Wolfsburg, Germany, in March 2018. An employee uses a power tool to secure the suspension system near the exhaust on the rear of a VW Golf GTI automobile in Wolfsburg, Germany, in March 2018. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Volkswagen AG vehicle owners can sue the carmaker over diesel-emission manipulation anywhere in the European Union, the bloc’s top court said in its first ruling on the scandal.

Stephanie Bodoni | Bloomberg News
July 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Volkswagen, Battery Firm Eye Pilot Plant for Electric SUV Production

A worker completes an electric VW car on an assembly line in Germany on Feb. 25.. A worker completes an electric VW car on an assembly line in Germany on Feb. 25. (Jens Meyer/Associated Press)

Volkswagen has boosted its stake by $200 million in a San Jose, Calif., company that targets solid state battery technology, and the two partners are looking at setting up a pilot plant.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 17, 2020
Business

VW Board Backs CEO to Ease Tensions After Turmoil

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in November 2019. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in November 2019. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Volkswagen AG’s supervisory board accepted an apology from CEO Herbert Diess, with the unusual public statement reflecting the tension caused by an internal dust-up.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 9, 2020
Business

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess Giving Up Managing VW Brand

Herbert Diess Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess by Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen, ceded direct control of the German company’s main passenger car brand after clashing with labor unions over production issues affecting two key models.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Self-Driving Startup Argo Completes $2.6 Billion Tie-Up With VW

Cameras are seen on the roofs of Argo AI modified Ford Fusion autonomous vehicles in the company's headquarters in Pittsburgh. Cameras are seen on the roofs of Argo AI modified Ford Fusion autonomous vehicles in the company's headquarters in Pittsburgh. (Justin Merriman/Bloomberg News)

Argo AI, the self-driving startup tightly aligned with Ford Motor Co., completed an expected tie-up with Volkswagen AG involving a $2.6 billion investment from the German automaker.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
June 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, TCA

Report Projects Volkswagen to Be First to Profit From Manufacturing Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen ID.4 Volkswagen ID.4 by Volkswagen AG

A new report picks Volkswagen as the first incumbent global carmaker to make money selling electric vehicles, with profits expected to arrive by 2022.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
March 12, 2020

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