volkswagen

Government, Business, Logistics

VW Brand to Trim as Many as 4,000 Jobs Amid Digital Overhaul

vw Chief Operating Officer of Volkswagen Ralf Brandstaetter (Fabrice Coffrini/Bloomberg News)

Volkswagen AG’s main car brand will let lapse as many as 4,000 general and administrative jobs while adding at least 2,000 IT positions over the next four years, avoiding layoffs at its German factories as it negotiates a major shift toward electrification and self-driving cars.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 5, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

VW Joins BMW in Testing Self-Driving Cars on German City Streets

vw Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG has started testing five electric and highly-automated versions of its Golf compact cars on the streets of Hamburg, Germany.

Elisabeth Behrmann | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2019
Business, Technology, TCA

Chattanooga VW Will Source EV Batteries From New Georgia Factory

vw Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn., electric vehicle assembly plant will use batteries produced at a $1.67 billion factory in Georgia.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
March 20, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

VW Sued by SEC for Misleading Bondholders on Diesel Cheating

vw Akos Stiller/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG and its former CEO were sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims they failed to disclose to investors that diesel vehicles violated emissions standards, the latest twist in a software cheating scandal that already has cost the company more than $30 billion.

Peter Blumberg | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

VW to Cut Jobs, Costs in Transition to Electric, Autonomous Cars

Volkswagen Logo Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG’s main car brand plans to deepen cost cuts and ax more jobs as profits slip in the industry’s shift to electric and self-driving cars.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
March 13, 2019
Business, Technology

VW Boosts EV Push to 22 Million Cars as Porsche, Audi Slip

Diess VW CEO Herbert Diess (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Volkswagen AG aims to produce almost 50% more electric cars than it targeted previously, boosting a bet that has already strained profit margins.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
March 12, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

VW Targets Carbon-Neutral Production for First Electric Car

Volkswagen Logo Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG plans to save 1 million tons of carbon-dioxide emissions a year by making production of its first electric model carbon neutral, part of an effort to clean up its image in the aftermath of the diesel-cheating scandal.

February 15, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

VW, Ford Discuss Alliance on Self-Driving Cars

Ford Daniel Acker.Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG are progressing toward an agreement to join forces on self-driving cars and have overcome earlier obstacles, according to people familiar with the talks.

February 15, 2019
Business, Technology

Volkswagen to Use Tesla Batteries at Car-Charging Stations

Electric Vehicle Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc.’s battery systems will be installed at more than 100 electric-vehicle U.S. charging stations this year.

Brian Eckhouse | Bloomberg News
February 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Volkswagen to Invest $800 Million, Create 1,000 Jobs at Tennessee Plant

Volkswagen Logo Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

From the Detroit auto show, Volkswagen announced this week plans to invest $800 million in its Chattanooga, Tenn., plant, expecting to create 1,000 jobs in the United States.

January 16, 2019

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