Volkswagen Chief Executive (CEO) Herbert Diess will promote Porsche CEO Oliver Blume to become head of the VW brand as part of a broader management reshuffle, Auto Motor und Sport said on Tuesday citing company sources. Blume will be moved to the VW brand to help the company get a grip on production issues with the VW ID3 electric car and the Golf 8, the auto industry publication said on Tuesday. Bernhard Maier, currently head of VW's Skoda brand, will become head of Porsche, Auto Motor und Sp
Volkswagen Group, the world's biggest carmaker, is suspending production at factories across Europe as the coronavirus pandemic hits sales and disrupts supply chains, the company said on Tuesday. The German carmaker, which owns the Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat and Skoda brands, also said that uncertainty about the fallout from coronavirus meant it was impossible to give forecasts for its performance this year. "Given the present significant deterioration in the sa
Volkswagen says its profits jumped 44% in the third quarter thanks to a more profitable mix of vehicles in its lineup but warned that global car markets are slowing more than expected and lowered its forecast for annual sales. The sales margin of 7.8% exceeded the goal of 6.5-7.5% as vehicles bringing higher profits took a larger share of sales.
Audi switching Chinese partners to roll out EVs and hybrids.
Skoda ends up making the world's coolest Tiguan.
It's like a Czech VW GTI PHEV.
Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.
Yes, there are manual diesel-powered wagons.
Europe's largest automaker looks to new design to spur development of as many as 30 new plug-in models within the next decade.
VW hopes the switch to English will make it easier to hire away top talent from other countries.
Electric cars and autonomous vehicles go hand-in-hand.