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VW CEO Herbert Diess was told about the existence of cheating software in cars two months before regulators blew the whistle on a multi-billion exhaust emissions scandal, a German magazine said.
Germany's federal motor vehicle authority has warned that owners of some VW diesel vehicles who fail to have manipulated emissions software fixed could have their cars taken off the road.
Inaki Lopez, former General Motors and Volkswagen purchasing czar, resurfaces in Spain.
The fallout from Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal has left the automaker in an awkward spot: It must now fund an ad campaign pushing electric vehicle awareness that highlights competitors' products.
Audi will unveil an electric supercar concept that could signal the company is ready to add an e-tron version of its R8 supercar or even replace it altogether.
Audi is upping the ante on crossovers, with plans for a new sportback and battery-electric models
Subaru quarterly profit lowest in 5 years; Musk tweets a link to Hitler parody video; GM to pay 'bug bounties'; Daimler EV talks reported; Audi product pipeline.
German luxury brands face an existential challenge: adapting to a U.S. market increasingly dominated by SUVs and crossovers while keeping their stylish sedans relevant.
As Volkswagen moves deeper into mobility services, its sales and marketing divisions also will influence product development, says Matthias Erb, head of the company's holistic user experience.
Volkswagen Group posted a 23 percent rise in underlying quarterly operating profit, even as difficulties conforming to a new anti-pollution rules in Europe cloud the sales outlook for passenger cars.
Sales at Mercedes-Benz, the highest-volume U.S. luxury brand for the past two years, fell 23 percent in July after inventory shortfalls and a technical glitch handicapped dealers.
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