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    Report: VW makes $9.2B offer for rest of truckmaker Scania
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    Volkswagen owns or has controlling interests in three commercial truck operations: besides its own, VW began buying shares in Sweden's Scania in 2000 and now controls 89.2 percent of its shares and 62.6 percent of its capital, then bought into Germany's Man in 2006 - in order to prevent Man from ...

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    Report: Volvo CEO to shell out nearly $700k to settle MAN corruption investigation
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    Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson will be making a rather large charitable donation - 500,000 Euros ($668,000), according to Bloomberg. This is not, however, a move out of the goodness of his heart. It's part of an agreement the exec made after a court case in Germany. Samuelsson spent nine years at ...

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    Report: VW gains control of MAN with stake increase
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    Reuters reports Volkswagen has upped its stake in Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg – better known as MAN – from 73.76 percent to a full 75 percent. While that may seem like a slight jump, the move allows Volkswagen to ask for a domination agreement, which would give the automaker ...

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    Official: Volkswagen cleared for MAN truck takeover
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    Volkswagen is on the rise, and has its eye on becoming the largest automaker in the world. But the VW Group is about more than just cars. Their considerable holdings and expanding corporate tree also encompasses several heavy truck manufacturers, and that part of the business has now been cleared ...

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    Report: Volkswagen acquiring 55.9% stake in MAN SE to become Europe's largest truckmaker
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    There's plenty of room to get lost in the Volkswagen Group. In addition to the VW brand, the group controls Skoda, Seat, Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini, Bentley and Bugatti. But we can't forget its truck divisions. In addition to being Europe's largest automaker, VW is also one of its largest ...

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    Destroy Travel the Earth in the MAN Action Mobil Globecruiser
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    The Action Mobil Globecruiser is more of a superhero support vehicle than something meant for the average guy or gal. The stats: 783-cubic-inch, 530 hp six-cylinder diesel, 12-speed automatic, permanent AWD, two locking differentials, ABS, a 219-gallon fuel tank, a 154-gallon water tank, 2.4-inch ...

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    VIDEO: Unicat Amerigo International 4x4 RV guided tour
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    Click image for photo galleryIf road- tripping with Granny and Grandpa in their greyhound-sized RV with a Saturn SL2 in tow doesn't peg your excitement meter, perhaps you're the kind of person who'd prefer to explore the road less traveled (or experience plain old roadless travel) in something like ...

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    Diesel in F1? Ferrari driver thinks so
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    It sounds so absurd it hardly seems worth entertaining. But it seemed just as unlikely for diesel-powered prototype-class race cars to dominate at Le Mans until Audi did just that. Now Peugeot is following suit with its own high-tech, state-of-the-art diesel race car, the 908 LM, which the French ...

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    Big Wig to Big Rig: Pischetsrieder to oversee truck merger
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    The earliest reports on the "resignation" of Volkswagen group CEO Bernd Pischetsrieder indicated that while he'd be replaced as chief executive, he would be retained to take on "special assignments". What such ambiguous duties might entail was a mystery, but it's looking like he may be put in ...

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