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Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry

Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry

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Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
10:32, 06/14/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen plant to finish unionization vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are finishing a vote over whether to unionize. The vote of about 1,700 hourly workers began Wednesday and concludes Friday. A win would offer the United Auto Worke...
02:32, 06/14/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
11:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
11:32, 05/21/2019

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
19:16, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the fac...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
08:16, 05/21/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
08:32, 05/21/2019

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
01:16, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
03:32, 06/15/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
11:48, 06/15/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen To Build New Plant In Turkey - Report German carmaker Volkswagen is planning to build a multi-brand production plant in Turkey, a German trade magazine reported on Friday without citing sources....
06:00, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen to invest $1.1B in battery production plant BERLIN — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executive Herbert Diess said Tuesday that the factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify its ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen to invest 1bn euros in battery production plant BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executive Herbert Diess said Tuesday that the factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen To Invest $577 Million In Brazil Auto Plant Volkswagen will invest 2.4 billion reais ($577 million) in one of its Brazil factories, Sao Paulo state governor Joao Doria said on Thursday during a visit to the automaker's headquarters in Germany....
02:00, 08/30/2019

Volkswagen Discussing Turkish Car Tax As It Seeks Deal On Plant The company said last month that no decision had yet been reached on the location of a new multi-brand plant, but the sources familiar with the talks said Volkswagen is positive about investing in......
02:00, 08/30/2019

Volkswagen discussing Turkish car tax as it seeks deal on plant -sources German carmaker Volkswagen is holding talks with officials in Ankara over Turkey's vehicle tax regime as it seeks to conclude a 1-billion euro investment to build a production plant in Turkey, two sources said on Thursday....
08:32, 08/29/2019

United Auto Workers Union Takes Another Shot at Organizing Volkswagen's U.S. Factory The United Auto Workers union is taking another shot at organizing Volkswagen AG’s U.S. auto factory, holding a vote in June that could determine whether it will be successful in achieving a long-sought goal of representing workers a foreign-owned ca...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
00:16, 07/20/2019

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about th...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls t...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020: union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
04:16, 06/06/2019

Ford to cut nearly 200 jobs at Edge, Flex plant in Ontario, union says The cuts come as overall demand for light vehicles, and some crossovers, cools in the U.S and Canada, and Ford moves to align production with demand....
19:32, 07/19/2019

UK union officials expect Ford engine plant closure - source Officials from the Unite trade union expect carmaker Ford to announce the closure of its Bridgend engine manufacturing plant in Wales on Thursday, a source said....
12:32, 06/05/2019

GM, union reach deal to rescue part of Ontario plant: source General Motors and the largest union representing Canada's auto workers have reached a deal to partly rescue an auto plant in Ontario slated to close this year by converting it to a parts-stamping facility, a source familiar with the matter said on W...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no confidence" from his own party....
12:48, 05/21/2019

Closing N.S. pulp mill would cost 2,700 jobs, decimate forestry industry: union The mill's parent company, Paper Excellence, is facing a January 2020 deadline under provincial legislation to shut down a treatment facility that sends effluent into the Boat Harbour lagoon near a Mi'kmaq community....
15:48, 08/07/2019

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Judge orders Unifor members back to work at Windsor Nemak plant; union refuses Unifor members erected barricades and turned management away at the gate, effectively stopping production of engine blocks destined for GM vehicles. The protest is in response to Nemak's decision to close the plant in Windsor, Ont., in mid-2020....
18:48, 09/06/2019

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl’s back to change schools EAGLEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student’s back. News outlets report Eagleville High coach and hist...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
05:32, 06/14/2019

Google Contract Workers Vote to Form a Union in the US A group of contract workers for Google have voted to move forward with an effort to unionize, a potential chink in tech's carefully constructed armor against collective bargaining....
02:32, 08/31/2019

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
13:00, 06/28/2019

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
12:48, 05/21/2019

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Don’t call it a burger! Meat industry fights back as interest grows in plant-based food The state of Mississippi has made it illegal for companies who make vegan or vegetarian foods to label their products as “meat or meat food products.”...
23:00, 07/26/2019

UK's Brexit Party Set For Sweeping Victory In European Union Vote Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's Brexit Party looked set to triumph Sunday and the ruling Conservatives endure a historic blow in European Parliament elections in which Britain was never meant to vote....
18:32, 05/26/2019

4 nations vote in high-stakes European Union election The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains....
12:32, 05/25/2019

Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit vote pressure before union talks Jeremy Corbyn came under fresh pressure today as a poll showed that trade union members were overwhelmingly in favour of a second Brexit vote and would want to stay in the European Union....
05:00, 06/24/2019

At first 2020 event, Biden sets up battle with Trump over union vote Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden made clear on Monday at his first event as a presidential candidate that he stands ready to battle President Donald Trump for the support of the blue-collar workers who were key to Trump's election in 2016....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
00:32, 08/23/2019

Climate Change Could Be Behind An 'Extraordinary' Ancient Plant Bloom in the UK Cycads are palm-tree like plants that dominated the Earth’s landscape some 280 million years ago when the continents were smashed up into Pangea. Back then, the planet was going through global warming due to increased carbon dioxide levels from natur...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
17:16, 05/10/2019

The FDA Tells the Food Industry to Change How It Uses 'Expiration' Dates The Food and Drug Administration is going after food waste with a new effort to make sure we don’t throw out groceries until they’re absolutely inedible.Read more......
19:00, 05/23/2019

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conferenc...
15:32, 05/06/2019

NLRB may change rule protecting profane speech by union activists The National Labor Relations Board may soon change the rules on how profane, verbally abusive, and racially insensitive labor activists can be and still be protected under the National Labor Relations Act. The board, the main federal labor law enforc...
02:32, 08/24/2019

Imogen Heap Is Building Tech to Change the Music Industry The singer-songwriter discusses her projects to help musicians, including a digital hub for artists and WiFi-connected gloves that control sound with movement...
04:32, 05/10/2019

The smartphone industry could completely change after Qualcomm's disastrous ruling Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of smartphone modems and microchips, illegally charges companies sky-high prices to license its technology, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
07:00, 05/23/2019

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
15:16, 07/04/2019

Indians plant 220 million trees in single day to combat climate change Indians planted 220 million trees in a single day in a government campaign to tackle climate change and improve the environment.        ...
14:16, 08/09/2019

Union Budget 2019: Auto Industry Disappointed With Budget, But Welcomes EV Support The industry has welcomed the sops for the electric vehicle segment, but is disappointed that no measures were announced for the overall industry which is going through a slowdown....
09:00, 07/05/2019

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming has worsened in recent years, environmentalists and union members have often protested against each oth...
00:16, 05/16/2019

NLRB makes it easier for employers to change labor contracts without union permission The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, issued a ruling Tuesday that will make it easier for employers to alter provisions in a labor contract without the union's permission....
15:32, 09/10/2019

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro launch is proof that the smartphone industry is going through a massive change (AAPL) Apple Apple's iPhone 11 Pro launch seemed to be heavily targeted at professional videographers and photographers, a sign that the firm is looking to niche markets to boost iPhone sales as the global shipments decline industry-wide. The new iPhone 11...
04:00, 09/12/2019

Taylor Swift's outrage over Scooter Braun: Will it change the music industry? Taylor Swift ignited a social-media fire over her music catalog ending up in enemy hands. Will her fury change the music industry? Maybe not.        ...
10:48, 07/03/2019

Lake Winnipeg algae blooms could be tackled with change at city sewage plant, say experts Reports of algae blooms on the lake, particularly in the Victoria Beach area, have been rampant this summer, and conservation groups are looking to the City of Winnipeg to help solve the problem....
15:48, 08/02/2019

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07:16, 05/24/2019

Italy's Salvini says nothing should change in government after EU vote Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday nothing should change in the coalition government after his League party overtook its partner, the 5-Star Movement, in the European parliamentary election....
18:16, 05/26/2019

Victoria's Secret First Transgender Model Valentina Sampaio Plans to Change the Fashion Industry--And Society Valentina Sampaio has spread her wings straight into history. Earlier this month, news broke that the 22-year-old had been hired by Victoria's Secret, making her the first openly......
06:32, 08/13/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections taking place through Sunday across the 28-nation bloc...
00:16, 05/24/2019

'I'll be PM of change', says Thai opposition candidate ahead of vote for PM An upstart Thai opposition politician vying to become prime minister called for change on Wednesday, as both houses of parliament convened for the first time since a 2014 coup to vote for either him or the chief of the ruling junta to be leader....
04:16, 06/05/2019

Italy's Salvini says vote win is mandate to change EU budget rules Victory for Italy's League in European elections gives the far-right party a mandate to push through tax cuts and fight for changes to the EU's budgetary rules, its leader, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, said on Monday....
07:00, 05/27/2019

Majority of Canadians want change in Ottawa, 37% say they’d vote Conservative: Ipsos The Ipsos poll showed Conservative leader Andrew Scheer picking up the approval of 36 per cent of respondents, compared to Justin Trudeau's 32 per cent....
04:48, 07/17/2019

North Macedonia holds run-off presidential vote amid divisions over name change Voters in North Macedonia will elect a new president on Sunday in a run-off vote dominated by deep divisions over a change in the country's name agreed with Greece that has opened the path to NATO and European Union membership....
16:16, 05/04/2019

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
00:32, 06/26/2019

"Be Part Of Change": Actor Arjun Kapoor Casts His Vote In Mumbai Actor Arjun Kapoor on Monday urged everyone to cast their vote to bring about the changes they want to see. Arjun Kapoor cast his vote for the Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai....
04:48, 04/29/2019

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurred a movement to change the way elections are won....
09:00, 06/13/2019

GOP lawmakers skipped town to avoid a climate change vote. Then the governor called the police. Republicans, facing down a Democratic supermajority bent on passing bills to combat climate change, resorted to some last-ditch political arithmetic: no senators, no votes....
06:16, 06/21/2019

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
19:16, 05/30/2019

A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. (credit: Oohlongjohnson) Late last week, General Electric told a California regulator that it would close down a 10-year-old Southern California natural gas plant because it's ...
18:48, 06/26/2019

Healthy plant-based diet (but not plant-based junk food) may protect kidneys (Reuters Health) - While a healthy-plant based diet is tied to a lower risk of kidney disease, people who fill their plates with starchy, sugary vegetarian fare may actually increase their risk of kidney damage, a new study suggests....
11:48, 05/03/2019

Sen. David Perdue: A 'no' vote on the budget deal is a vote for more spending When President Trump set out to negotiate a budget deal, he had two primary goals: continue to reduce discretionary spending as a percentage of the economy and fully fund our military....
01:16, 08/01/2019

Guatemala ready for ‘vote-by-vote election recount MEXICO CITY (AP) — Guatemalan officials say they will begin on Wednesday a “vote-by-vote” recount of the country’s June 16 general election results. Political party leaders say they reached an agreement with election officials to re...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Trump: A vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel President Donald Trump beat back criticism of his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" and went a step further on Wednesday, saying any vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel....
13:32, 08/21/2019

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to stop him from crashing Britain out of the EU....
18:48, 09/03/2019

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Kids can help skeptical parents change mind on climate change: study A study released this week by North Carolina State University showed the sway kids can have over adults in the contentious debate over climate change and what should be done to stop it....
15:32, 05/08/2019

Bowl projections: No change at the top, but change is coming after Week 4 showdowns The lack of drama last week meant no change in the latest college football bowl projections. But the will be movement ahead with showdowns in Week 4.       ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his ...
08:48, 06/06/2019

Volkswagen T-Roc Volkswagen arrives late at the crossover hatchback party. But can the T-Roc still turn heads in a congested segment? When the Nissan Qashqai first entered production in 2006, no one could have predicted the impact that it would have on the car-buyin...
05:16, 07/17/2019

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name Volkswagen's eagerly-anticipated first bespoke electric model ditches the brand's long-held naming traditions for good reason So it turns out that three really is the magic number - at least as far as Volkswagen is concerned. After much anticipation...
14:00, 05/08/2019

The Volkswagen XL1 Was The Future We Never Got We know what the future of Volkswagen looks like today—or at least, what the future of cars according to Volkswagen looks like. Many models, diverse in body styles, all riding on one modular platform and powered by electricity. An EV onslaught, the s...
21:16, 09/04/2019

Volkswagen Golf R Billed the 'Ultimate Golf' and given more power, but can this facelifted Volkswagen Golf R knock the imperious Ford Focus RS from its perch? The catchment area for the already ill-defined category beyond ‘standard’ hot hatches has become even more h...
07:48, 07/17/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross VW's new compact crossover retains its classy, substantial feel on UK roads, even in mid-range, lower-powered form It’s absolutely no reflection on its expectations of the customer base, as I’m sure it would be at pains to point out, but Volkswagen ...
11:16, 07/23/2019

|Volkswagen,NissantogettaxbreaksforplantsinGhana Ghana will offer tax breaks of up to 10 years to automakers that set up local manufacturing plants, as the government seeks to attract international companies such as Volkswagen and Nissan....
19:16, 08/18/2019

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Eos Webasto: Once famous for pop-up sunroofs, it designed the Eos’s folding roof A cut above your average used coupé-convertible in looks and quality, the Eos even has a sunroof within its folding hard-top The Volkswagen Eos is a member of that selec...
23:48, 06/09/2019

Dead, For Now: Volkswagen Golf R I can think of few cars that have received near-universal praise on the level of the seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf R. Loved for its power, handling, all-wheel drive, practicality and premium feel, it’s finally worth the extra cost over the also-...
08:48, 08/07/2019

Volkswagen's sub-£18,000 small EV due in 2023 VW boss says firm is committed to entry level electric 'people's car', but range remains a challenge Volkswagen is committed to launching an entry-level sub-£18,000 electric ID ‘people’s car’ – but company boss Herbert Diess has admitted there is a...
12:32, 09/10/2019

Volkswagen wants name hidden for far-right AfD meeting German carmaker Volkswagen has said it wants a hall named after the company to be rechristened for a party conference by the far-right Alternative for Germany party. It also wants its company logo to be covered up....
19:32, 08/21/2019

Volkswagen Wants You To Forget You've Seen The New Golf Already Back in March, which was a very long time ago, we published spy photos of the upcoming, eighth generation Volkswagen Golf. Photos that showed the whole thing, down to the last exterior detail. So it’s a little weird that Volkswagen trotted out this p...
03:00, 08/29/2019

Volkswagen T-Roc R: hot compact SUV on sale from £38,450 Performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback with 296bhp and a top speed of 155mph The new Volkswagen T-Roc R is now available to order in the UK, with prices starting from £38,450.  Standard equipment includes white pa...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth up to €1.9 billion....
00:16, 06/14/2019

Inside Volkswagen's all-electric ID.3 While the exterior of a car is important (no one wants to drive an ugly car), the interior is where you spend most of your time. While the powertrain (electric) and design (a smoother Golf) of the ID.3 are what people initially think of when they see...
18:16, 09/11/2019

Volkswagen ID 3 2020 review Volkswagen’s first proper attempt at a ground-up EV has a familiar depth and variety of qualities. Still unfinished for now, but undoubtedly a car to watch. The Volkswagen ID 3 might be the most important new car, built by the world's biggest car-...
16:48, 07/04/2019

Saying goodbye to the Volkswagen Beetle A new Beetle costs much less than one of those beach huts VW’s venerable icon has today gone out of production with no replacement lined up (yet). We drive a current version and reflect on the Beetle’s impact Hippies. Herbie. The love bug. A vas...
12:32, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen ID 4: 2020 electric SUV on display Volkswagen ID 4 Kia e-Niro rival displayed at Frankfurt sporting heavy camouflage; set to lead ID range in US Volkswagen has displayed the forthcoming ID 4 SUV, the second production model in its new bespoke electric car line-up, at the Frankfurt ...
06:00, 09/10/2019

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TSI 2019 UK review V6 petrol power comes to Volkswagen's flagship model but fails to make a strong case for itself The impact of Dieselgate is now being seen in the most unlikely of places. The widespread switch away from the fuel since you-know-what has now even rea...
02:00, 07/04/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen e-up! launches at Frankfurt News 10 Sep, 2019 VW has unveiled a new version of its all-electric e-up! city car at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, with a claimed range of 162 miles...
06:01, 09/10/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 15,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 14 May, 2019 More than 15,000 pre-bookings have been taken for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3, just one week after the limited edition model's reveal...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Opens IT Centre In Dresden In the future, the Industrial Cloud will link all 122 Group-wide Volkswagen production facilities. The goal is to amalgamate all data, and in doing so consistently digitalise production and logistics....
07:48, 06/25/2019

Volkswagen bets big on electric — but will consumers buy in? RANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto market. The cars are the result of massive investme...
21:32, 09/09/2019

Video: 2020 Volkswagen ID 3 driven Will Volkswagen's highly anticipated electric equivalent to the Golf change the world? We find out With the muscle of the world's largest car-maker behind it, the Volkswagen ID 3 could be the biggest thing to happen to the electric car yet. Based ...
10:32, 07/08/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross 1.0 TSI 95 2019 UK review New compact crossover retains its classy, substantial feel on UK roads, even in mid-range, lower-powered form It’s absolutely no reflection on its expectations of the customer base, as I’m sure it would be at pains to point out, but Volkswagen has ...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Volkswagen ID R gains new look for Chinese record bid Volkswagen ID R 671bhp Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record-breaker will tackle 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road Volkswagen has unveiled a new look for its record-breaking ID R electric motorsport car for its assault on the 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big...
23:16, 08/09/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: 10,000 pre-orders for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape VW receives more than 10,000 pre-orders in 24 hours for limited-edition sub-£34,000 launch version of EV Volkswagen says the pre-orders for the launch ed...
09:16, 05/09/2019

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: GTE variant seen for first time Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will be unveiled in the autumn, with significant developments in electrification Volkswagen will unveil the new, eighth-generation Golf in the autumn, and now spy photographers have caught the plug-in hybrid GTE v...
00:48, 09/05/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross gets a new 1.6 TDI diesel engine News 10 Jun, 2019 The Volkswagen T-Cross compact SUV is now available with a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, priced from £21,240...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Ford, Volkswagen to expand collaboration Ford and Volkswagen are expanding their partnership. Volkswagen says it’ll invest 2.6 billion into an autonomous vehicle company in Pittsburgh that is mainly owned by Ford. The company is called Argo AI and it’s aimed at putting autonomou...
20:00, 07/12/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 10,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen nets more than 10,000 pre-bookings for the all-electric ID.3, just 24 hours after the limited edition model's reveal...
07:48, 05/09/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen e-up! to launch at Frankfurt News 5 Sep, 2019 VW will unveil a new version of its all-electric e-up! city car at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, with a claimed range of 162 miles...
00:16, 09/06/2019

Volkswagen's sub-£18,000 electric car set for Frankfurt reveal The affordable electric crossover will sit alongside models like the Crozz An electric 'people's car' concept is touted for Frankfurt motor show in September alongside the ID 3 hatch Volkswagen is set to unveil the concept version of its entry-lev...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the history of the company. The first fully electric car dev...
14:32, 08/22/2019

Ferdinand Piech: the man who reshaped Volkswagen Man behind landmark cars like the Porsche 917, Audi Quattro and Bugatti Veyron has died. Andrew Frankel looks back on his legacy Ferdinand Piech once wrote ‘My desire for harmony is limited’, and if you look at his professional life and the reputati...
13:00, 08/27/2019

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy nine sweet, sweet minutes of footage showing just how the VW team absolutely killed it....
11:16, 06/05/2019

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs....
17:32, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen Golf R M52 2019 UK review The hottest Volkswagen Golf is made even hotter by a performance upgrade from Mountune and Fifteen52 It would be an unlikely occurrence that, after an enthusiastic drive on your favourite B-road, you’d emerge from a Volkswagen Golf R and accuse it ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Golf R (Mk6) The Golf R’s 2.0-litre engine produces 267bhp and 258lb ft VW’s potent but perfectly usable four-wheel-drive take on the ubiquitous Golf is a solid second-hand performance buy The used car market can be a strange place, and it’s no stranger than w...
23:32, 07/14/2019

Why Volkswagen discontinued the Beetle — its most famous car July 2019 marked the end of an era for the Volkswagen Beetle, a small, quirky car that is easily one of the most important cars in automotive history....
09:48, 09/04/2019

Volkswagen wants logos covered for far-right AfD meeting German carmaker Volkswagen has said it wants a hall named after the company to be rechristened for a party conference by the far-right Alternative for Germany party. It also wants its company logo to be covered up....
18:32, 08/21/2019

Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for Golf-sized EV News 8 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detailed...
06:48, 05/08/2019

First drive: Volkswagen ID Buggy concept Meyers Manx-inspired electric dune chaser could reach production; we drive an early working prototype Volkswagen is progressing ever faster towards a future of new electric-powered models under its recently created ID sub-brand. The German company's...
03:48, 08/19/2019

Cheating Volkswagen Diesels Have Become A Hot Commodity After Volkswagen admitted to cheating on the emissions tests of hundreds of thousands of cars back in 2015, the company was forced to buy back the vehicles, modify them to produce fewer emissions but still perform well and resell the cars with a stro...
10:32, 08/23/2019

Volkswagen recalls 679,000 U.S. vehicles that could roll away VW said drivers could remove the key after stopping without placing the car in park, which increases the risk the vehicle could roll away. VW said a build up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts is to blame. ...
09:32, 08/23/2019

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is only mainstream convertible SUV Cabriolet gets bespoke bodywork and uses 1.0 and 1.5 petrol engines T-Roc Cabriolet, one of a kind in the market, will arrive next year at “well below £30k” Volkswagen is carving itself a new niche with the unveiling of the T-Roc Cabriolet, the on...
15:32, 08/13/2019

GM, Volkswagen Say Goodbye to Hybrid Vehicles Two of the world’s largest auto makers say they see no future for hybrid vehicles in their U.S. lineups. Their view contrasts with Toyota and Ford, which are working on full electrics but also expanding their U.S. hybrid offerings....
10:54, 08/12/2019

Tennessee governor won’t intervene in execution NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he will not intervene in this week’s scheduled lethal injection of a Tennessee inmate. Lee made the announcement Tuesday, saying that he came to the decision after “prayerful and delib...
16:16, 05/14/2019

3 ATV riders killed in Tennessee, 1 injured JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say three ATV riders from North Carolina were killed when their vehicle fell down an embankment through thick brush. Media outlets report a fourth person was found injured by emergency responders. The Cam...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Suspect charged in 7 Tennessee slayings The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged after being released from the hospital, investigators said....
14:00, 05/11/2019

BYU vs. Tennessee: Now is the time to take underdog Cougars This game isn’t on Wednesday, but I believe you’re going to want to bet it as soon as possible. As of late Tuesday afternoon, the BYU Cougars were a 3¹/₂-point road underdog versus the Tennessee Volunteers at MGM, William Hill and other sportsbooks i...
11:48, 09/04/2019

Liberty breezes to 6-1 victory over Tennessee Liberty's Mason Meyer, Garret Price stifle Tennessee lineup as Flames breeze to 6-1 victory in NCAA regional matchup        ...
22:32, 05/31/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders for electric hatch reach 15,000 VW has received orders for more than half of limited-edition launch version of sub-£34,000 EV Volkswagen says it has received pre-orders for more than half of the launch edition versions of its ID 3 electric hatchback. Customers in 29 European count...
07:32, 05/14/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen ID.3: electric car arrives at Frankfurt News 10 Sep, 2019 The VW ID.3 arrives with a choice of three different battery sizes, with top spec models offering a range of between 242 and 342 miles...
04:00, 09/10/2019

Your Ridiculously Awesome Volkswagen Beetle Wallpaper Is Here I wouldn’t usually pick a parking lot as a wallpaper-worthy backdrop, but there is something about this slot-mag equipped Beetle really caught my eye. For one thing, it’s a gorgeous shade of blue, and for another, the lighting is spectacular. This is...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Volkswagen India Considering New-Gen Polo Based On MQB A0 IN Platform The 6th generation of the Volkswagen Polo made its debut in 2017 and back then we told you that the car will not make its way to India. However, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it is considering......
03:32, 08/16/2019

This Volkswagen/Audi Engine Ended Up In The Most Unlikely Mix Of Cars I know there’s lots of car engines that got stuffed into pretty much everything: the Iron Duke was shoved into everything from Camaros to mail trucks, and the original Volkswagen air-cooled flat-four powered everything from Beetles to Buses to Sno-Ca...
04:00, 08/16/2019

New Volkswagen Golf GTI: 2020 hot hatch seen for first time Volkswagen's Mk8 variant of the Golf is spotted in Ford Focus ST-rivalling GTI form, and will get more power than ever Volkswagen will naturally follow up the imminent introduction of the Mk8 Golf with an all-new GTI model - and it's been spotted te...
10:32, 07/08/2019

I Finally Got to See Volkswagen of Mexico's Secret Car Collection I was in Puebla, Mexico recently to help Volkswagen out building the last of the Beetles (more on that soon), and while I was there I finally found something I’d long suspected existed, but have never seen: Volkswagen of Mexico’s heritage collection....
22:00, 07/08/2019

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an expensive legal fight....
01:32, 08/18/2019

Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happ Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happened back in 2003. I’ll have more to say on this later, but for now, enjoy the strange, bulbous, slightly drug-trippy way they portrayed the Beetle in...
08:32, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen Polo Beats 1.0 Evo 2019 UK review Volkswagen's classy Polo supermini is now available with a 79bhp three-cylinder motor. Is this the engine to go for? The Volkswagen Polo is a car we like here at Autocar. It might be quite a serious little thing, but it drives well, handles tidily ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
05:32, 07/08/2019

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand’s German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization. The company said Wednesday up to 4,000 jobs in no...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Volkswagen takes the wraps off the production-ready ID.3 EV After announcing the MEB modular electric-car platform at CES in 2016 on the heels of Dieslegate, the automaker went on a tear announcing a microbus, dune buggy, crossovers and other vehicle types that would run on electrons instead of gasoline. Fina...
18:00, 09/09/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: vital EV revealed with up to 341-mile range Costing from £27,500, the ID 3 will make up to 201bhp and 229lb ft Landmark heir to the Beetle and Golf gets pared-back design to lead new EV product line The electric Volkswagen ID 3, the brand’s most important model since the Golf, has been rev...
13:48, 09/09/2019

The Missing Link Between Volkswagen and Porsche Is Up for Auction We all know that the first Porsche, the 356, was built in 1948, and largely derived from Volkswagen Type I (you know, the Beetle) designs and components. Ferdinand Porsche was, of course, the lead engineer in charge of developing the car that would b...
20:48, 05/16/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet fills gap in range News 14 Aug, 2019 New Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet spells end for convertible Golf and will try to succeed where Range Rover Evoque Convertible did not...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Volkswagen I.D. R breaks Nurburgring electric record by over 40s Volkswagen has set a new lap record for electric vehicles at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas setting a time of 6m05.336-seconds in the adapted I.D. R prototype on Monday...
10:16, 06/03/2019

The Volkswagen ID. R Absolutely Crushed the Nürburgring's EV Record After months of hype, the Volkswagen ID. R—the automaker’s ultra-fast EV purpose-built for crushing every record known to man—has done it. It has conquered the Nürburgring. And when I say “conquered,” I mean friggin’ conquered....
08:32, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurbur...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen ID 3 confirmed as fastest-charging EV hatchback Renault Zoe rival's lithium-ion batteries given a 100,000-mile warranty Volkswagen has revealed charging and battery details of its upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, ahead of production getting under way later this year.  The ID 3's lithium-ion cell...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you follow up setting an outright record on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, one of the world’s oldest...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Emission Fiasco: No Coercive Action Against Volkswagen, says SC The Supreme Court Monday said no coercive action will be taken against German auto major Volkswagen against whom the National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs 500 crore for damaging the......
01:16, 05/06/2019

Volkswagen cuts price of e-Golf by £2765 Price of five-year-old electric hatchback has been reduced to come in line with that of the imminently arriving ID 3 Volkswagen has reduced the price of its electric e-Golf by £2765, resulting in a price of £27,575 after application of the Governmen...
11:32, 08/30/2019

Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nürburgring Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racing car" at the famed Nürburgring-Nordschleife. An in-car video proving the record...
06:32, 06/22/2019

Meeting Jost Capito, the man behind Volkswagen's R division Jost Capito now heads VW's R performance division The engineer turned high-flying car company executive has developed cars including the BMW E30 M3 and Porsche 964 RS during his stellar career in road and race car development While some senior car...
08:16, 05/04/2019

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: unveiling set for autumn 2019 Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf has been shown in near-production form in testing livery Volkswagen has confirmed that it will unveil the eighth-generation Golf later this year, with the firm’s design chief promising that it wi...
08:32, 08/28/2019

296bhp Volkswagen T-Roc R makes first UK appearance at Goodwood On sale in autumn, performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback The new Volkswagen T-Roc has made its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, before going on sale in the autumn. First revealed at the Geneva motor s...
04:33, 07/06/2019

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate 2019 review Plug-in hybrid Passat gets extra electric range and a lower price. Retains plenty of performance, with a multi-faceted, grown-up character that should suit a broad church. The eighth-generation VW Passat isn’t dead, and isn’t about to be killed off...
04:16, 06/19/2019

Under the skin: how Volkswagen's DSG gearbox predicted the future Dual-clutch transmissions like Volkswagen’s seven-speed DSG are light, compact and efficient, saving fuel and reducing emissions Entering the mainstream on the first Golf R32, dual-clutch transmissions combine the best bits of manual and auto 'boxe...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Ai Weiwei sues Volkswagen for copyright infringement The Berlin-based Chinese artist is suing Volkswagen in Denmark for an ad that shows one of his installations made of discarded life jackets used by migrants....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Volkswagen models to get Mountune performance upgrade News 13 May, 2019 The UK-based tuning company and USA-based wheel manufacturer have launched a new Volkswagen performance brand, called M52...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen says it is not interested in buying a Tesla stake Volkswagen on Thursday denied a media report which suggested that the German carmaker was interested in buying a stake in United States electric car manufacturer Tesla....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
07:48, 06/11/2019

End of the road for Volkswagen's self-driving Aurora deal Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora, two days after the Silicon Valley start-up said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler ....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Ford To Use Volkswagen's MEB Platform To Manufacture 6 Lakh EVs The agreement with Ford has further strengthened Volkswagen's electric strategy and supports the growth of the e-mobility industry on a global level....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen boss rules out investment in Tesla Herbert Diess Herbert Diess says he admires Elon Musk's EV start-up, but says 'all they are doing, we can do' Volkswagen Group boss Herbert Diess has said he would not consider buying a stake in Tesla. Recent reports suggested that VW was eyeing a...
12:32, 09/10/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI spied for the first time News 9 Jul, 2019 The next-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI has been caught on camera sporting heavy camouflage, ahead of its launch in 2020...
10:16, 07/09/2019

US probes BMW, Volkswagen over California emissions deal Two German automakers have been targeted by an antitrust probe for making a deal to meet tougher emissions standards. Critics have called the probe a "nakedly political use of Justice Department resources."...
11:48, 09/06/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders begin for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape Limited-edition launch version of first production car on MEB platform to have 261-mile range and cost less than £34,000 Volkswagen has opened registrati...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen to launch high-performance ID 3 R by 2024 Four-wheel-drive and high-output electric motors will allow better acceleration than the current Golf GTI An R version of the electric ID 3 will arrive in under five years, using four-wheel drive and performance e-motors, promising even better accel...
12:32, 09/10/2019

What Owning A Reformed Cheater Volkswagen Diesel Is Really Like “When are you going to get press cars again?” my mom asked. I looked down at my right foot, still in a support boot a month after snapping two bones in my ankle. She wasn’t concerned, or just casually inquiring about my driving schedule. I had let h...
13:32, 08/26/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: name confirmed and order books open News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detailed...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen ID 4: 2020 electric SUV tests alongside ID 3 VW's two core EVs are seen alongside each other, revealing ID 4's close size and linked design Volkswagen's upcoming ID 4 SUV has again been caught testing, a week after it was on display in camouflage at the Frankfurt motor show. The electric cross...
13:16, 09/17/2019

Volkswagen creates electric conversion kit for Beetle The firm has teamed up with eClassics to produce a classic e-Beetle using e-Up parts, with a range of 124 miles Volkswagen is backing a new electric conversion kit for the groundbreaking Type 1 Beetle. The e-Beetle, which will be shown at the Frankf...
15:48, 09/06/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI hits the Nurburgring VW's next-generation hot hatch is seen again in disguise being driven hard on the world's most formidable circuit Volkswagen's answer to the new Ford Focus ST - the 2020 Golf GTI - has been caught being put through its paces at the Nürburgring race...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Volkswagen to make batteries in Germany, slim down Volkswagen will invest almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in battery cell production at a facility in western Germany and is seeking to simplify the group by spinning off or selling units, the automaker said on Monday....
15:48, 05/13/2019

The Iconic Volkswagen Beetle Ends Production Volkswagen de Mexico will soon shift resources to produce a North American market-focused compact SUV that fits in the manufacturer's lineup below the Tiguan....
00:48, 07/11/2019

Volkswagen Plans To Produce Batteries In Germany The moves are part of Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess's efforts to slim down and simplify the group which has 12 brands, trucks, buses, motorbikes, cars and electric bicycles as part of its......
00:16, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake Volkswagen said on Thursday it was not interested in taking a stake in Tesla , denying a media report that CEO Herbert Diess wanted to buy shares in the U.S. company to access its software and batteries technology....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Volkswagen's new fully-electric car sells out in pre-sale The automaker confirmed on Thursday that it had surpassed 30,000 pre-orders for the special first edition of its ID.3 model, which is limited to 30,000 units....
09:48, 09/05/2019

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
00:00, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs....
20:32, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen ID R establishes record on Chinese hillclimb Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record breaker showcases forthcoming ID electric car range in China The record-breaking 671bhp Volkswagen ID R electric prototype has set the first official record of 7mins 38.585secs on the Tianmen Shan ...
19:16, 09/02/2019

Volkswagen ID: new images of electric hatch leak Volkswagen ID hatch Volkswagen will introduce its first purpose-built electric car early next year; prototypes show design is closely linked to the concept Fresh images of the all-electric Volkswagen ID hatch, showing the car in a bold camouflage ...
07:32, 05/07/2019

From Nazis to Hippies: It’s The End of the Road for the Volkswagen Beetle (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It’s the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen says 50% of China sales will be NEVs by 2035 By 2035 half of Volkswagen's sales in China will be new energy vehicles (NEVs), CEO Herbert Diess told a conference in Boao, China, on Tuesday, according to a company statement....
16:00, 07/02/2019

New Volkswagen ID: new images of electric hatch leak Volkswagen ID hatch Volkswagen will introduce its first purpose-built electric car early next year; prototypes show design is closely linked to the concept Fresh images of the all-electric Volkswagen ID hatch, showing the car in a bold camouflage ...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Volkswagen Ex-Boss Ferdinand Piech Dies At 82 Volkswagen's powerful ex-chairman Ferdinand Piech, credited with the carmaker's rise from the brink of bankruptcy to world leader status, has died aged 82, his wife said Monday....
22:32, 08/26/2019

New Volkswagen California T6.1 revealed with updated look and tech News 2 Aug, 2019 The facelifted Volkswagen California will make its public debut at the Caravan Salon show in Dusseldorf, with fresh styling and new kit...
20:16, 08/02/2019

Cyntoia Brown Is Freed From Prison in Tennessee Ms. Brown, 31, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. She was granted clemency in January....
08:48, 08/07/2019

Child found dead after left in car in Tennessee KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WBIR) — A child has been found dead after being left inside a car in the parking lot of a Knoxville shopping center, according to a spokesperson for the Knoxville Police Department. Officials were called to the Food City Clinton H...
14:16, 08/10/2019

No charges for Tennessee officer in fatal shooting of man MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a Tennessee police officer who fatally shot a man suspected of shooting two people. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that a Memphis Police Department lie...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Escaped Tennessee inmate captured after 5-day manhunt A Tennessee convict suspected of killing a corrections administrator before escaping prison on a tractor was captured Sunday seven hours after homeowners recognized him on their outdoor surveillance camera, authorities said. Curtis Ray Watson put his...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Escaped Tennessee inmate found after four-day manhunt An escaped convict suspected of killing a Tennessee corrections employee was brought into custody Sunday after a four day manhunt. Curtis Ray Watson, 44, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence for aggravated kidnapping, went missing Wednesday from ...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Tennessee Authorities: US Marshals shot and killed man A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman says US Marshals shot and killed a man who had multiple felony warrants, rammed police cars with his vehicle and had a weapon. An angry crowd threw rocks at police, hurting 25 officers. (June 13))  ...
05:32, 06/13/2019

Anger and chaos after police shooting in Tennessee Chaos erupted in Memphis, Tennessee as authorities investigated a shooting involving a regional fugitive task force. (June 13)        ...
05:32, 06/13/2019

Tennessee Confederate monument vandalized with red paint NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Red paint and the phrase “they were racists” were discovered on a Confederate monument in a Nashville, Tennessee, park. Police say they found the vandalism Monday at the Confederate Private Monument in Centennial P...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Suspect captured after seven bodies found in Tennessee A suspect in the killings of seven people in rural Tennessee was shot and captured by police after an hours-long manhunt triggered by the discovery of the bodies in two separate homes, authorities said on Sunday....
16:48, 04/28/2019

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people shouldn’t receive domestic violence protections. The Council on American-Islamic Relations provi...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KKK leader....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Warren Co. Police Say Tennessee Man Held In Theft WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Warren County arrested a Tennessee man Saturday after allegedly catching him committing a theft. William Wright Authorities said 34-year-old William Wright of Nashville was held early Saturday. Police sai...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Police: Tennessee man who confronted officers with gun shot BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee police officer shot a man who confronted officers with a gun. News outlets cite a statement from the Bristol Tennessee Police Department that says officers were confronted Friday morning by a man with...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Man in Custody in Connection With 7 Killings in Tennessee, Police Say The circumstances of the killings — the bodies were found less than one mile apart about 50 miles northeast of Nashville — largely remained a mystery....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Homeless Tennessee student graduates as valedictorian MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A homeless Tennessee student has graduated as his high school’s valedictorian and was offered dozens of scholarships totaling $3 million. Tupac Moseley says his family fell behind on bills after his father died. They lost ...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
16:00, 06/01/2019

Boy bullied for his University of Tennessee shirt gets scholarship A Florida fourth-grader who was bullied for his homemade University of Tennessee T-shirt has been offered a four-year ride to the school. The university said it would cover the unnamed student’s tuition and fees starting in the fall of 2028, a ...
12:01, 09/13/2019

Inmate Who Escaped During Transfer Arrested In Tennessee WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman who escaped police custody during a transfer has been located. According to the Williamsburg Police Department, the unnamed prisoner was taken into custody by Knoxville police. Officials posted to Facebook ...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander has lump removed from leg NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A representative for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says the Tennessee Republican has undergone surgery to remove a lump from his left leg. A statement from Alexander’s chief of staff David Cleary said a surgeon removed an at...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
21:32, 07/12/2019

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
11:48, 06/26/2019

9-pound, 11-ounce Tennessee baby is born on 9/11 at 9:11 GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) – A Mississippi couple welcomed a 9-pound, 11-ounce baby into the world on 9/11, at 9:11 p.m. The Commercial Appeal reports Christina Malone-Brown was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. Chris...
13:32, 09/14/2019

Tennessee cop admits to raping three women while on duty CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Tennessee police officer has admitted to raping three women who were in his custody. News outlets report that former Chattanooga police officer Desmond Logan reached a plea agreement Wednesday in federal court in which he also ...
03:16, 09/06/2019

Tennessee authorities charge man in connection to 7 murders Tennessee authorities filed a slew of charges against a man on Friday in connection to the slayings of seven people found in two locations last month, officials said....
18:16, 05/10/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Church Shooting in Tennessee Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
01:32, 05/25/2019

Man accused of beating dog, setting it ablaze in Tennessee Authorities have arrested a Tennessee man accused of beating a dog with a hammer and a baseball bat, then dousing the animal with gasoline and setting it on fire....
10:32, 04/30/2019

Tennessee man shot by police charged, but officers are not MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police officers who shot a Tennessee man last year won’t face criminal charges, but a grand jury has indicted the man. Shelby County district attorney Amy Weirich said Friday that 26-year-old Martavious Banks is charged wi...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Authorities say victim in Tennessee killings was decapitated NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities have revealed there was an eighth victim in a mass killing last month and his head was found 25 yards from his body. Seven warrants were filed Thursday and Friday charging 25-year-old Michael Cummins with...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Tennessee Titans’ pregame show goes up in flames The NFL season is already going up in flames for the Tennessee Titans. The team’s fancy pyrotechnic machine, which was supposed to fire up fans before their game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, burst into flames shortly after the team...
15:17, 09/15/2019

Fallout from Tennessee coal ash spill continues A massive coal ash spill outside a Tennessee power plant in 2008 has had long reaching consequences, workers who cleaned up the ash spill say they are suffering from illnesses that include cancer. (Aug. 28)        ...
03:00, 08/28/2019

Tennessee edges Liberty 6-5 in 10-inning thriller CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Jake Rucker singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning after Tennessee escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth as the Volunteers edged Liberty 6-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday. The second-seeded Vols (40-...
15:00, 06/02/2019

UNC beats Tennessee 5-2, advances to super regionals CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 on Sunday night to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament. Ashton McGee’s two-run single highlighted the four-run first inning that s...
20:16, 06/02/2019

Tennessee woman reunited with dog ‘Oreo’ after 8 years apart An animal control officer and some good Samaritans were able to reunite Oreo with her owner after cops scanned the dog's microchip and discovered the woman's identity, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office....
22:48, 07/29/2019

Seven found dead in two Tennessee homes; man in custody Seven people were found dead in two homes in rural middle Tennessee, including an additional two bodies discovered one day later on Sunday, and a person of interest was taken into custody....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Tennessee Titans Some people are fans of the Tennessee Titans. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Tennessee Titans. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
11:32, 08/15/2019

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Volkswagen Vento And Polo Facelift Spied Testing Both models are towards the end of their lifecycle and require a generation upgrade. Volkswagen is working on new models and the new-gen models are scheduled to arrive in 2021....
00:16, 07/13/2019

The 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Aims To Be A 341-Mile Electric People's Car The 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 is the first of the German automaker’s upcoming onslaught of electric vehicles. We’ve seen it in concept form before but now it’s at the Frankfurt Motor Show in production spec, as a funky teal hatchback with a WLTP-estimated...
12:19, 09/09/2019

Volkswagen CEO interested in Tesla stake: Manager Magazin Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess is interested in acquiring a stake in Tesla , German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday, citing company sources....
05:32, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen to take stake in battery cell maker Northvolt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen says it is buying a stake in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt AB and plans a joint factory in Germany ahead of increased production of electric vehicles next year. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday ...
07:16, 06/12/2019

Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead. Financial Times reported the news of the split, adding that VW expects to reach a deal with Argo A...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Volkswagen Confirms Participation At The 2020 Auto Expo After missing out on the Auto Expo in 2018, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it will participate in the 2020 Auto Expo which is all set to be held from February 7 2020....
22:00, 08/13/2019

Volkswagen to start production of Tarek SUV in Mexico in 2020 German carmaker Volkswagen will begin producing the Tarek sport utility vehicle (SUV) at its plant in the Mexican state of Puebla in 2020 and sales will start by the end of 2021, Steffen Reiche, the chief executive of Volkswagen de Mexico said on Wed...
12:48, 07/10/2019

Ferdinand Piëch, Domineering Volkswagen Chief, Dies at 82 The grandson of the designer of the Beetle, he rescued Volkswagen from near bankruptcy but was blamed for creating a company culture that bred scandal....
14:32, 08/27/2019

Volkswagen CEO interested in Tesla stake -Manager Magazin Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess is interested in acquiring a stake in Tesla , German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday, citing company sources....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Ford, Volkswagen To Collaborate For Building EVs And Autonomous Tech Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG today announced that they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle......
08:00, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-production units could be cut....
01:32, 06/05/2019

Volkswagen to reveal new logo at Frankfurt motor show Current logo has "become a bit heavy" according to Volkswagen's marketing boss Redesigned emblem will arrive alongside the pioneering ID 3 electric hatchback as the firm seeks to rejuvenate its image Volkswagen will unveil a redesigned logo as par...
06:00, 08/22/2019

New Volkswagen Ad Campaign Is a U-Turn for a Company Caught Cheating A marketing push hatched by the firm that makes ads for Adidas and Google zooms past contrition on its way toward a greener future for the world’s largest automaker....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Ford, Volkswagen to share details on EV, AV alliance Friday Details of an agreement are expected to be outlined Friday after months of discussion between the two automakers on how to share the burdens of investing in electric and autonomous vehicles....
13:32, 07/11/2019

U.S. judge questions SEC on delay in filing Volkswagen suit A federal judge on Friday sharply questioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on the timing of its civil suit filed in March accusing Volkswagen AG of defrauding investors and demanded the agency explain its rationale....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Volkswagen teams up with China's NIU to make e-scooters: Die Welt German carmaker Volkswagen will join forces with China's NIU to produce battery-powered kick scooters, German newspaper Die Welt reported on Monday without giving sources....
03:16, 05/06/2019

The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Is The Convertible CUV The World Didn't Know It Needed Volkswagen is calling its newest creation “a literal breath of fresh air” in its press release, and I have to say I agree. The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet looks kind of absurd but like it’s a hell of a lot of fun—and it’ll be hitting markets in early ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Volkswagen Polo & Vento Facelifts To Be Launched Next Month Volkswagen India will be introducing the facelifted versions of the Polo and the Vento models on September 4, 2019. VW's most popular models in the country are set to get subtle cosmetic changes for......
11:32, 08/28/2019

Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Unique Volkswagen Golf GTI and R created for Worthersee festival News 30 May, 2019 VW commissioned two teams of apprentices to build a pair of bespoke high performance Volkswagen Golfs for Worthersee 2019...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Amazon delivers Volkswagen's 'Final Edition' Beetles The iconic car rolled off the assembly line in July 2019 after more than two decades since its relaunch. There are only 65 'Final Edition' Beetles available, and they can only be bought in Mexico....
18:48, 08/17/2019

Volkswagen to launch new e-Up with longer range, lower price Electric city car will now offer 161 miles of range from batteries, with prices starting around £23,000 Volkswagen will launch a new version of its e-Up electric city car, with an increased range of 161 miles and a reduced base price, at the Frankfu...
15:48, 09/05/2019

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record - with video Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurbur...
05:48, 06/04/2019

Under the skin: Why Volkswagen is bringing back manual gearboxes The Volkswagen Group’s new MQ281 gearbox shows how far manual gearbox technology has progressed over the years and how it still has a big part to play in cutting fuel consumption and emissions New six-speed MQ281 unit is lightweight, compact and sh...
03:48, 08/19/2019

Hot hatch face-off: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR vs main rivals Final fling for the Mk7 Golf GTI doesn’t want for visual clout The TCR, a last hurrah for the current Golf GTI, takes on the Honda Civic Type R and Renault Megane RS 300 Trophy A recent straw poll on Autocar’s Twitter asked which of today’s hot h...
08:16, 05/04/2019

Opinion: Volkswagen's 'friendlier, people-focused' era begins with the ID 3 Electric hatch's 'smiling face' is a sign that Volkswagen is leaving the legacy of Dieselgate behind There was some light relief at the Frankfurt show's annual Volkswagen Group night during the reveal of the ID 3, as the curtains failed to fall at t...
06:00, 09/10/2019

Volkswagen Delivers What We've All Been Wanting in a Concept Car: Holograms in the Trunk Have you ever been driving a car nice and hard, really giving it the beans and pushing it hard through the corners, when the realization suddenly hits you that, hey, this thing would be much better if there was a big hologram emitter in the floor of ...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Volkswagen Polo, Vento & Ameo Cup Editions Launched The 2019 ICC World Cup is here and to celebrate the global sporting event, Volkswagen India has introduced the 'Cup Edition' on its Polo, Vento and Ameo models. The new Cup Edition versions will be......
10:00, 05/29/2019

Volkswagen's new branding is part of company-wide reboot On the night the new logo is revealed at Frankfurt, the logo atop VW’s Wolfsburg HQ will be switched for the new one Volkswagen is transforming its entire business – including rebranding itself with a new logo next week Volkswagen will unveil a ne...
16:48, 09/05/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf: first official teaser released News 28 Aug, 2019 An official teaser image of the new Mk8 Volkswagen Golf has been issued ahead of the model’s planned launch in October...
14:32, 08/28/2019

Volkswagen teams up with China's NIU to make e-scooters - Die Welt German carmaker Volkswagen will join forces with China's NIU to produce battery-powered kick scooters, German newspaper Die Welt reported on Monday without giving sources....
02:48, 05/06/2019

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Is a Different Kind of Status Symbol The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon looks futuristic, but it feels a callback to the old school idea of a flagship sedan that exists just because. Built with aesthetic-first mentality, it’s not for everybody. But if you want a low-key glamorous, semi-upscale ...
12:48, 05/22/2019

Volkswagen set to announce battery production plans: sources Volkswagen's supervisory board is on the brink of announcing the automaker's entry into battery cell production, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday....
09:48, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen shares rise on truck listing plans Volkswagen shares rose on Tuesday after the group said it would press ahead with listing its Traton trucks unit, in what is set to be Germany's biggest share offering so far this year....
03:32, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: new Nissan Leaf rival seen barely disguised Volkswagen's first bespoke EV will get up to 342 miles of range, 125kW rapid charging capability and £25k base price Volkswagen's new ID 3 electric hatch has been spotted again in a German suburb, this time with a more revealing disguise.  The firm'...
04:48, 07/09/2019

How Volkswagen's electric record-breaker conquered the Nurburgring 128.598mph: Average speed of the ID R on its new electric lap record run Volkswagen’s ID R special didn’t just beat the Nordschleife electric car record, it smashed it. We were there to watch the monumental feat After setting a new outright record...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Matt Prior: A quiet goodbye for the Volkswagen Beetle Last VW Beetle produced is this denim blue coupé Type 1, Love Bug, Fusca... Whatever you called it, the original people's car deserved slightly more of a send-off You have to visit Volkswagen’s local news page to find it. VW’s global news feed is ...
19:32, 07/25/2019

Volkswagen will use Traton proceeds to internationalize truck business: CEO Volkswagen will use proceeds of an initial public offering of its Traton trucks unit to invest in the "internationalization" of the division, Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess said on Tuesday....
01:32, 05/14/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
21:48, 07/08/2019

Volkswagen Accused of Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit for the Road The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction cars....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Volkswagen Earnings Dented by Diesel Woes, China Volkswagen reported a nearly 10% drop in profit in the first quarter, hit by slowing growth in China and fresh charges from its diesel emissions-cheating scandal....
01:48, 05/02/2019

All-electric Volkswagen Kombi concept reimagines classic van News 8 Jul, 2019 The Volkswagen Kombi concept is an all-electric Type 2 van built to celebrate 20 years of Volkswagen’s Electronics Research Laboratory...
10:16, 07/08/2019

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal....
21:48, 09/15/2019

Volkswagen second-quarter operating profit up 30% as SUV push pays off Volkswagen Group shares rose 2% after the carmaker posted a 30% rise in second-quarter operating profit despite a drop in vehicle sales as rising demand for sports utility vehicles and premium brands boosted margins....
01:00, 07/25/2019

US forces Volkswagen to correct fuel economy on almost 100,000 vehicles The German multinational company are due to be pay $96.5 million (€87.6 million) for the error. VW admitted in 2015 that up to 11 million cars had been fitted with software designed to deceive emissions testers....
01:32, 08/31/2019

Volkswagen Will Chop Its Super Long Warranty Down From Six Years to Four In 2017, Volkswagen offered an excellent six year and 72,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty on select models for folks who were considering the brand but were perhaps a bit apprehensive about its reputation for problems and expensive German repair bi...
17:16, 07/30/2019

Volkswagen’s Type 20 electric concept merges old-school and new At an event at its newly christened Innovation and Engineering Center California in Belmont, Volkswagen unveiled its Type 20 concept car that's essentially a 1962 Microbus with a lot of tech crammed inside and its engine swapped for a battery pa...
23:48, 07/02/2019

Volkswagen will make batteries in Germany, slim down group Volkswagen plans to invest almost $1.1 billion in battery cell production in Germany, while seeking to slim down its multibrand group, including launching an initial public offering of its Traton trucks unit....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Expands Network With First City & Pop-up Stores In India German auto giant has inaugurated its first city and pop-up stores in India, in a bid to expand its presence and touchpoints in the country. The manufacturer opened its first City store at Richmond......
12:16, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Diesel To Be Discontinued By August 2019 Volkswagen India is the next in line to join the bandwagon of carmakers discontinuing diesel models, before the new Bharat Stage VI or BS6 emission norms kick in. carandbike has learned that the......
00:16, 06/23/2019

Volkswagen ID Crozz: 2020 electric SUV spotted testing Kia e-Niro-rivalling electric SUV finally hits the road in prototype form, with styling close to concept We've waited to see one since 2017, but at long last the Volkswagen 'ID Crozz' electric SUV has been seen on the road in disguised prototype for...
09:16, 07/29/2019

New Volkswagen Passat facelift: price, specs and details News 9 Jul, 2019 Pricing information has been revealed for the facelifted Volkswagen Passat range, starting at £27,630 for the SE saloon...
10:16, 07/09/2019

Nearly 30,000 Volkswagen Tiguans and CCs Recalled for Faulty Airbag Modules Owners of model-year 2015 to 2016 Volkswagen Tiguans and CCs should be aware that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for their cars over an airbag issue. If you’re reading this and you own a CC, then I commend you ...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Volkswagen Continues to Test Inexplicable and Joyous T-Roc Convertible I have checked our archives and was astounded to find this take by our very own Justin Westbrook that seemed to infer that the very idea of a Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet was ludicrous. It’s not very often that I disagree with my colleagues (OK, we dis...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Opinion: why the Volkswagen ID R is tackling a 'crazy' Chinese hill The Volkswagen ID R at Tianmen Mountain Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road packs 99 turns into 6.776 miles – and local bus drivers attack all of them with commitment Romain Dumas has conquered the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, and won 24-hour races ...
09:00, 09/01/2019

Transgender student was kicked out of his Tennessee college after top surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for at least two terms.        ...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Tennessee Just Executed the Third Person by Electric Chair in Less Than a Year Tennessee executed Stephen Michael West on Thursday night, making him the third person executed by electric chair in the state since November. The Tennessee Department of Correction announced the 56 year old’s death time as 7:27 p.m. CST....
01:32, 08/16/2019

Escaped prisoner, murder suspect captured in Tennessee A convicted kidnapper charged with the death of a corrections administrator after escape from prison in Tennessee is back in custody Sunday following a four-day manhunt, the Tennessee Bureau of Correction announced....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. giving up football DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. won’t play for the Volunteers as a fifth-year senior this fall. Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt told reporters Tuesday at the Southeastern Conference spring meetings that both Kirkland...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours later, officials said. Steven Ray Hamm, 45, fled from the Humphreys County Jail at about 8 p.m. on the F...
18:16, 07/05/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
15:48, 05/29/2019

Tennessee man confesses to murder after listening to Christian song MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) – Nearly three years after the murder of Cesar Lopez-Flores, his killer pleaded guilty, saying he found God while incarcerated, which urged him to confess. In a statement that shocked the court, Danny Dashay Holmes ...
15:16, 09/02/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker, aide sent texts about women NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee House speaker’s chief of staff (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A newspaper is reporting that the Tennessee House speaker and his top aide sent each other sexually explicit text messages about wom...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching her cubs....
08:32, 07/15/2019

Tennessee speaker’s top aide admits using cocaine at work NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top aide for Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada has admitted using cocaine in a legislative office building. Chief of Staff Cade Cothren on Monday told news outlets he used the drug at work several years ago but no longer d...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Watch: Raccoon surfs on windshield of moving car in Tennessee A teenager who was only on her second day as a licensed driver experienced an unusual hazard behind the wheel when a raccoon hitched a ride on her windshield....
10:32, 06/04/2019

What we know about Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash in Tennessee NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr., his family and two pilots survived a fiery plane crash Thursday in Tennessee. No injuries were reported after the crash.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

FBI Investigates Shooting of Undocumented Driver by ICE Agents in Tennessee Federal investigators are looking into the shooting of a man without immigration documents on Thursday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in a supermarket parking lot in Antioch, Tennessee....
11:00, 09/08/2019

FBI Probes Case Of Tennessee Officer Accused Of Rape CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the case of a Chattanooga police officer who’s accused of raping women while on the job. The allegations are detailed in a federal lawsuit filed Monday. Officer Desmond Logan is accused of rapi...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Tennessee’s embattled House speaker to resign in August NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House speaker has announced he’ll resign from his leadership position on Aug. 2 after a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus amid a scandal over explicit text messages. The move is u...
15:16, 06/04/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Jeremy Pruitt compares Tennessee football to the Titanic Jeremy Pruitt, speaking Monday at the Knoxville Quarterback Club, said he thought of the movie "Titanic" after 0-2 Tennessee lost its season opener.       ...
20:01, 09/09/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women and people of color. House Speaker Glen Casada is currently dogged by calls for his resignation after...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Tennessee man sues Popeyes for running out of chicken sandwiches CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (KSDK) — The craze over the Popeyes chicken sandwich took over the Internet for days, as people sought to taste the new item menu. For some, it came easy. But, for others, not so much, as many locations across the nation couldnR...
12:32, 08/31/2019

Tennessee man arrested for sexually abusing girl for years A Tennessee monster was arrested for raping a little girl every night for the past three years, according to new reports. William Paul Godwin, 58, of Parsons, violated the little girl from the time she was 5 until she was 8, according to court docume...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Harrison Bailey looks to be Tennessee's quarterback of future Harrison Bailey won't arrive on campus at Tennessee until next year, but the heralded recruit looks to be the successor to Jarrett Guarantano.       ...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
18:16, 06/15/2019

Tennessee officer shoots, kills man in return fire SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a police officer has fatally shot a man who fired first at the officer. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information shows Smyrna Police Department officers responded to a ...
09:16, 06/29/2019

Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. transfers to Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. has transferred to Tennessee and will play for the Volunteers in the 2020-21 season. Tennessee coach Rick Barnes announced Tuesday that Bailey will enroll in summer school. Bailey will sit...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Tennessee teen mom receives more than $1M in scholarships from at least 25 colleges, school says A Tennessee teen mom worked exceptionally hard during her high school career — so much so that she's been offered more than $1 million in academic scholarships from at least 25 colleges....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins. Maryland announced Tuesday that Collins had signed with the Terrapins. Collins announced May 2 on social media that she was leaving Tennessee. Col...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Backers aim to connect communities on Tennessee River trail FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Tourism officials in northwest Alabama say they hope the Tennessee RiverLine project happens soon. The Tennessee RiverLine is a planned system of trails along the Tennessee River from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Paducah Kentucky, T...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday in Tennessee....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Suspect caught after seven bodies found at two Tennessee homes A suspect in the killings of seven people in rural Tennessee was shot and captured by police after an hours-long manhunt triggered by the discovery of the bodies in two separate homes, authorities said on Sunday....
22:32, 04/28/2019

Old men by the sea: Tennessee banker takes Hemingway lookalike contest Joe Maxey, 68, beats 141 other author impersonatorsLong-running event shows importance of being ErnestA retired banker from Tennessee beat 141 other white-bearded contenders to win the coveted Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida,...
14:00, 07/21/2019

Train crashes into truck in Tennessee; driver killed GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — A train in Tennessee collided with a truck crossing the tracks, killing the truck driver. Germantown Police Captain Mike Fisher says the Thursday afternoon collision caused 14 of 30 train cars to derail, with many of the cars...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environme...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was fo...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Supreme Court: Tennessee Valley Authority can be sued KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Tennessee Valley Authority can be sued over its commercial activity. But it left a lower court to decide whether the case of an Alabama man injured by a power line can proceed. The Monday d...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Ward helps Auburn outlast Tennessee 5-3 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Judd Ward bunted home the go-ahead run and hit a two-run homer Tuesday as No. 8 seed Auburn defeated No. 9 seed Tennessee 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Auburn (33-23) faces No. 1 seed Vanderbilt (45-10) on Wednesd...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Police shooting in Tennessee leads to anger and chaos MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A chaotic scene erupted as authorities in Tennessee investigated a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Wednesday night that its agents were on the scene ...
00:16, 06/13/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
17:16, 06/05/2019

Nebraska adds former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker is transferring to Nebraska. Nebraska announced Wednesday it has added Walker to its roster. Nebraska officials said Walker would sit out the 2019-20 season before playing for the Cornhuske...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Tennessee shooting involving task force under investigation MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee are investigating a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that its agents were on the scene of a shooting in Memphis on Wedne...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Tennessee woman accused of lying about jailer sex assault KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of lying about being sexually assaulted by a Sullivan County jailer last year. News outlets report 30-year-old Shauna Jones was arrested Wednesday and charged with false reporting. Jones was jailed for ...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Tennessee Titans to kick off caravan at Fort Campbell Members of the Tennessee Titans are set to visit Fort Campbell on the first stop of their 2019 team caravan        ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) — NBC’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby will include a couple of new technological features. The biggest one is a super slow-motion camera on the pole of the finish line on the main track. The camera can provide a reverse angle for ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
13:48, 06/14/2019

Suspect Charged In Slayings Of 7 Family Members In Tennessee (CNN) — The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged after being released from the hospital, investigators said. Michael Cummins Michael Cummins was charged ...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Tennessee city website compromised by ‘Iranian Hackers’ MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Tennessee city is working to fix a portion of its website that was hacked over the weekend. News outlets report a bill processing page on the city of Murfreesboro’s website was found to be replaced Saturday with an image...
09:16, 08/06/2019

Cummins Makes Offer For Volkswagen's MAN Engines Unit: Report United States-based diesel engines maker Cummins has made an indicative offer for Volkswagen's MAN Energy Solutions unit, people close to the matter said, as the carmaker seeks to slim down its......
05:16, 07/20/2019

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global alliance will include electric vehicles, along with a mas...
06:48, 07/12/2019

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $26 million in attorney's fees and costs, court documents show....
21:00, 09/01/2019

Volkswagen breaks long-held McLaren F1 Goodwood record with ID. R The Volkswagen ID. R electric prototype has broken the 20-year record set by a McLaren Formula 1 car for the fastest run up the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb...
11:16, 07/05/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: electric Nissan Leaf rival to be revealed today Volkswagen's first bespoke EV will get up to 342 miles of range, 125kW rapid charging capability and £25k base price Volkswagen's hugely significant new ID 3 electric hatch will be launched this evening (Monday), before going on display at the Frank...
10:32, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Volkswagen's Traton expected to price IPO toward lower end of range: sources Volkswagen's truck unit Traton is expected to price its initial public offering (IPO) this week toward the lower end of the marketing range, people close to the matter said....
07:32, 06/26/2019

World's Largest Private Collection Of Volkswagen Cars Is Up For Sale Puerto Rico is known for its sandy beaches, mofongo and Pina Coladas, but for the auto enthusiast, it is home to the largest private collection of Volkswagen cars in the world. In fact, over 170......
05:48, 05/09/2019

2019 Volkswagen Polo GT Facelift Spied Ahead Of Launch Images of the soon-to-be-launched 2019 Volkswagen Polo GT facelift have recently surfaced online, ahead of the car's launch, which is slated for tomorrow, September 4....
19:16, 09/03/2019

Volkswagen to contribute $2.6 billion to Ford's autonomous venture: source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $1 billion in capital and $1.6 billion worth of assets into Ford's self-driving unit, a source close to the matter said on Friday, as the two carmakers deepen a global alliance to share costs....
05:32, 07/12/2019

U.S. Judge Urges Volkswagen, SEC To Resolve Civil Dieselgate Suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal....
15:32, 08/18/2019

Ferdinand Piech, Architect Of Volkswagen's Global Expansion, Dies At 82 Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen AG's former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German company from a struggling midsized carmaker into a global automotive powerhouse, has died....
00:32, 08/27/2019

Former Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech has died, Bild reports Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen AG's former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German carmaker from a regional manufacturer into a global automotive conglomerate, has passed away, German tabloid Bild said on Monday....
15:32, 08/26/2019

Volkswagen WeShare fully-electric car sharing service launched 1500 e-Golfs available to hire on demand from today in Berlin, with e-Up to be added early next year Volkswagen has introduced a new app-based car sharing service that will use a fleet of exclusively electric vehicles. WeShare initially launches in ...
05:48, 06/27/2019

This Old Volkswagen Rabbit Brochure Makes A Couple Of Really Weird Points Recently, a kind reader possibly seeking to avoid the grim self-made prison of a hoarder, sent me about a hundred or so pounds of prime, uncut ’70s and ’80s-era car brochures. There’s so much good stuff in there, and it’ll take me forever to go throu...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Volkswagen To Install 4000 EV Charging Stations In Germany By 2025 The VW ID. 3 will make its world premiere at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show and the Group will be launching almost 70 new models in the next ten years....
20:00, 08/26/2019

More U.S. Volkswagen Golf R and GTI Buyers Go for the Dual-Clutch Transmission Than the Manual The Volkswagen Golf R and GTI are blessings unto this land we call America, given that folks over here tend to shy away from any car model with “hot” or “hatch” in its nickname. But of the people who do go for one of these two hot hatches in the U.S....
09:00, 05/27/2019

The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars Once again, the legendary and iconic Volkswagen Beetle has gone out of production. I say once again, because, depending on how you qualify things, this will be the third or fourth time this has happened: first it ended in Germany in 1978, then in Bra...
11:32, 07/11/2019

In its 81-year run, the VW Beetle sold over 23 million units. Here's how it became Volkswagen's most iconic car. The Volkswagen Beetle sold over 23 million units in its 81-year run. From its dark origins in 1930s Nazi Germany to the "Summer of Love" in 1967, the VW Beetle is one of the most recognizable cars ever made. In 2019 the final Beetle rolled off the li...
22:16, 09/02/2019

Volkswagen's Traton sets price range for IPO at 27-28 euros a share Volkswagen's truck unit Traton narrowed the price range for its initial public offering (IPO) to between 27 euros ($30.74) and 28 euros a share, the lower end of its earlier 27 euros to 33 euros price range, a bookrunner said on Wednesday....
10:16, 06/26/2019

Volkswagen's Trying to Solve the Problem of Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars Self-driving cars aren’t nearly as close as some automakers or tech companies would like the rest of the world to think, but, while we’re all thinking about them, we might as well also think about the consequences as well. Not danger, nor death, nor ...
14:16, 05/29/2019

A Ford-Volkswagen alliance with Argo could redraw self-driving sector An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles....
17:16, 07/11/2019

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector....
05:32, 07/12/2019

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
15:32, 07/25/2019

Volkswagen Partners With Zoomcar To Provide Cars For Shared Mobility Volkswagen India has announced its partnership with self-drive rental platform Zoomcar to lease its car to customers. The automaker will be selling the Volkswagen Polo through this channel through......
06:16, 06/25/2019

A Huge Air-Cooled Volkswagen Museum in Puerto Rico Is Selling Everything Right Now I’ll admit, I’m a bit late to write about this since it’s been going on the past few days, but I was sick as a dog last week, and, well, you’re the real victims, here. But no more wallowing in self-pity! If you love old air-cooled Volkswagens, then y...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Volkswagen recalls 679,000 US vehicles to fix electrical problem that could cause cars to roll away Volkswagen said Friday that it's recalling 679,000 U.S. vehicles sold since 2011 with an electrical issue that could cause the car to roll away....
14:32, 08/23/2019

Volkswagen ID Buggy makes off-road debut at Pebble Beach Open-top concept takes inspiration from Beetle-based Meyers Manx Electric concept has a 155-mile range and can hit 99mph; start-up e.Go Mobile could build production version The Volkswagen ID Buggy concept has made its off-road dynamic debut at th...
03:48, 08/19/2019

Volkswagen shares up 2.7% in early trade on truck listing plans Volkswagen shares were up 2.7% in early trade on Tuesday after the multi-brand carmaking group said it would press ahead with a listing of its trucks unit Traton in what could be Germany's biggest share offering this year....
00:48, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Questionably Advertises the Manual Transmission as a Security Feature “Manual Transmission Foils Car Theft” is a headline we write all too often, and now Volkswagen has taken advantage of America’s stick shift incompetence to advertise its Jetta GLI’s manual transmission as a security feature. So just leave your manual...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Volkswagen and Ford Are Teaming Up Massively on Electric and Autonomous Cars The game of catch-up gets going for real, Daimler isn’t doing so hot, and diesels are definitely not having a moment. All that and more in the Morning Shift for July 12, 2019....
12:16, 07/12/2019

Dieselgate damages: civil case against Volkswagen starts in spring Dieselgate scandal broke four years ago – and still rumbles on Motorists affected by emissions scandal seek ‘hundreds of millions’ of pounds in court battle A high court battle to decide if Volkswagen must pay out hundreds of millions of pounds in...
19:00, 07/24/2019

2019 Volkswagen Ameo Class Round 1 Kicks Off In Coimbatore The 2019 Volkswagen Ameo Class will see 18 drivers battle it out over 10 races for the title, while VW Motosport India will also participate in the Indian Touring Car championship....
00:00, 06/22/2019

Gizmodo Netflix Is Losing Some of Its Most Popular Shows, Thanks to AT&T | Jalopnik Volkswagen I Gizmodo Netflix Is Losing Some of Its Most Popular Shows, Thanks to AT&T | Jalopnik Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla | Kotaku Pokémon Rumble Rush Is Heading To iOS And Android | Lifehacker Bookmark Th...
08:16, 05/15/2019

Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal bill runs to €30bn Group swallows up €1bn Dieselgate legal charge to meet first quarter operating profit forecasts Volkswagen has met its first-quarter operating profit forecasts for 2019, despite taking a €1 billion hit due to legal costs related to the 'Dieselgate' ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

At $4,000, Would Owning This 1988 Volkswagen Quantum Syncro Wagon be Totally Rad? I saw today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe VW Quantum at the L.A. Radwood show, and I must say, I was duly impressed. It’s going to be up to you however, to determine if I was four-grand impressed....
11:16, 06/05/2019

Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla There may be a day that Tesla looks back on all this—the Roadster, the S, those troublesome early Xs—and laugh at how simple it was. Volkswagen is rolling in. All that and more in The Morning Shift for May 15, 2019....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Volkswagen overstated fuel economy on 98,000 U.S. vehicles, will repay consumers Volkswagen AG must forfeit greenhouse gas emissions credits and is lowering the fuel economy ratings on 98,000 vehicles after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said auto software overstated real-world performance....
22:00, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
23:16, 07/08/2019

Volkswagen unveils new branding as part of company-wide reboot Volkswagen's new branding is unveiled just ahead of the new ID 3 EV Volkswagen is transforming its entire business – including rebranding itself with a new logo Volkswagen has unveiled a new brand identity alongside the pivotal ID 3 electric car a...
13:48, 09/09/2019

The absolute least that Volkswagen could do is to offer this totally bitchin camouflage design to cu The absolute least that Volkswagen could do is to offer this totally bitchin camouflage design to customers for their production ID 3 electric car. According to VW, the car will be arriving in showrooms around the middle of next year, and is meant to...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
04:32, 06/18/2019

Volkswagen Will Now Convert Classic Beetles To Electric Power Which Is Maybe Even Better Than A New EV Beetle I knew that even though Volkswagen ended Beetle (including Beetle-dressed Golfs) production in July, they wouldn’t ever really be able to not build some sort of Beetle, and I think this announcement proves that to be correct. VW is partnering with Ge...
10:16, 09/05/2019

In Ethiopia, Beat-Up Volkswagen Beetles Get 21st-Century Upgrade There is a growing number of young Ethiopian drivers giving the Beetle -- which has long occupied a hallowed position in the nation's car culture -- a 21st-century upgrade....
02:16, 09/16/2019

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: high-tech cabin design shown Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will get technology revamp with digital dashboard, but launch is delayed until 2020 Volkswagen has released an interior design sketch for the new Mk8 Golf, showing a distinct evolution of the brand's cabin look an...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Judge blocks Tennessee law restricting voter registration drives Civil-rights groups accused state officials of discriminating by restricting drives with paid canvassers, which tend to operate in underrepresented communities....
16:32, 09/12/2019

Search for escaped inmate Curtis Watson narrowed in Tennessee Law enforcement officials were searching for Curtis Watson in a wooded area Saturday night, not far from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary.        ...
10:37, 08/11/2019

Tennessee pass rush relying heavily on Darrell Taylor Tennessee's pass rush banking heavily on Darrell Taylor building upon his breakthrough performance from last season       ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor retail regulations The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a case concerning alcohol regulations enacted following the Prohibition era that Tennessee residency requirements for liquor retailers violate the U.S. Constitution's interstate commerce provision....
09:00, 06/26/2019

Peyton Manning joins Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Peyton Manning remembers his days as a University of Tennessee Volunteer as he's inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (June 15)       ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
18:32, 05/27/2019

Missing bobcat returns to Tennessee nature center enclosure A bobcat who police say was let loose from her enclosure at a Tennessee nature center has returned to her home, and a suspect accused of damaging her cage has been cited....
17:16, 06/17/2019

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis (pir-uh-plaz-MOH̵...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including vehicular homicide....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Mitsubishi North America to move headquarters from California to Tennessee The automaker will join Nissan and General Motors, bolstering Tennessee's stature as major U.S. auto hub       ...
11:32, 06/25/2019

Man busted for bringing gun, ammo and knife to Tennessee elementary school CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say a man attempted to pick up a student from a Tennessee elementary school while armed with a gun, two loaded magazines and a knife. News outlets report 53-year-old George A. Kennedy was arrested Monday and charged w...
07:32, 08/27/2019

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson suspended indefinitely following arrest Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest Saturday night on a charge of misdemeanor domestic assault.       ...
11:32, 08/26/2019

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Fire erupts on field before game between Colts and Titans in Tennessee A large fire erupted at Nissan Stadium in Tennesse on Sunday afternoon before a game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans was set to begin....
17:48, 09/15/2019

The fastest computer in the world is being built in Tennessee and coming in 2021 On the heels of the US government’s announced in March that the first US exascale computer is being built just outside Chicago and coming in 2021, the US government announced today that it’s also commissioned a manufacturer to build what ...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Guard Evina Westbrook leaves Tennessee for UConn women STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook has joined the UConn women’s basketball team. UConn said Saturday the 6-footer will have two years of eligibility left. Westbrook led the Lady Vols with 14.9 points and 5.3 assists a g...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Search for escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Watson stretches into second day Curtis Ray Watson escaped a Henning, Tennessee, prison Wednesday. He is considered a suspect in the death of a prison administrator.        ...
14:16, 08/08/2019

Police investigating after 5 found dead in rural Tennessee homes Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Vigil held for Tennessee man shot by fugitive task force MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a Tennessee man who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest have held a vigil for him. News outlets report that a large group of people gathered to remember the life of 20-year-old B...
22:48, 06/14/2019

NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: Auburn jumps into top 10, while Tennessee and Missouri take tumbles Auburn was the biggest mover in the new NCAA Re-rank, leaping 14 spots to No. 6 after a 27-21 win against Oregon. Clemson and Alabama lead at top.       ...
09:48, 09/03/2019

Tennessee speaker faces calls to resign from leadership post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A handful of Republican lawmakers are joining calls for House Speaker Glen Casada to resign from his top legislative leadership position. Casada has faced increased scrutiny on Wednesday after his top aide, Cade Cothren, stepp...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the car with his sibling, investigators said....
00:48, 07/08/2019

Tennessee man leads chase that ends with car in flames: court documents A man accused of leading Tennessee deputies on a chase, then hanging out of his car window after it went airborne and caught fire on Sunday was taken into custody but not before he assaulted an officer, court documents said....
16:48, 07/15/2019

"Meth-gators" don't exist, it was just some Tennessee cops being irresponsible weiners Last week, the existence of “meth-gators” was suggested by the Loretto Police Department in Tennessee. These terrifying beasts, we were meant to imagine, would be made when methamphetamines are flushed into the sewer system and then ingested by hulki...
09:32, 07/24/2019

Flight makes emergency landing in Tennessee; smoke reported BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say an American Airlines plane flying from North Carolina to Kentucky made an emergency landing in Tennessee because crew members reported smoke in the cockpit. News outlets report the plane landed safely Wednesd...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBT adoption refusals Tennessee lawmakers have spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and other families because of their religious beliefs....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Harry Potter removed from Tennessee Catholic school library FILE – This May 20, 2013, file photo shows a first edition copy of the first Harry Potter book “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” during a photocall organized for the media at the Sotheby’s auction house’s ...
02:16, 09/04/2019

Tennessee puts Stephen West to death by electric chair Tennessee inmate Stephen West, who was found guilty of the 1986 kidnapping and stabbing deaths of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter, died Thursday in the electric chair, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction....
22:32, 08/15/2019

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift says she’s kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee’s Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights and support the Equality Act. The pop star, who lives in Tennessee, posted a letter...
11:00, 06/01/2019

New Tennessee law punishes voter signup missteps; suit filed NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation that would likely make Tennessee the first to fine voter registration groups for turning in too many incomplete signup forms. It drew an immediate federal lawsuit. Tennessee’s NAACP c...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Man killed, wife hurt in Tennessee stabbings; suspect sought NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are searching for a Connecticut man accused in the fatal stabbing of a Nashville man and the wounding of his wife. Metropolitan Nashville Police said in a news release that arrest warrants issued Saturday c...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Misery Index Week 1: As Tennessee reaches new low with latest loss, how did it get here? The aftershocks of a loss as huge as Georgia State will linger for awhile, and it may be weeks before we understand their full effect for Tennessee.       ...
18:01, 09/01/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off the runway and caught fire....
16:32, 08/15/2019

Tennessee man purposely runs over, kills pregnant mom, son, injures 2 others: police Claiming a mysterious voice told him to "kill meth addicts," and aiming his Chevrolet Impala at the targets he says the voice chose, a 33-year-old man began plowing into "random" pedestrians in a brief, violent rampage Monday in Tennessee that ultima...
05:16, 06/20/2019

Paxton Media Group buys newspapers in Michigan, Tennessee GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A Kentucky-based media company has bought daily newspapers in Grand Haven, Michigan, and Lebanon, Tennessee. Paxton Media Group announced Friday it bought the Grand Haven Tribune and Lebanon Democrat from Ohio-based Sandusky...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr and family crashes in Tennessee Retired driver hospitalized with minor injuries after crashEarnhardt was traveling with wife, daughter and two pilotsSister of Nascar legend says “everyone is safe” in statementAn airplane carrying retired Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife...
23:32, 08/15/2019

4 Tennessee pain clinics accused in fraud scheme have closed NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four Tennessee pain management clinics have abruptly closed amid state and federal health insurance fraud investigations. The Tennessean reports the clinics formerly with PainMD and rebranded under the name Rinova officially c...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
19:32, 08/15/2019

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of paperwork.        ...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Tennessee Titans' Logan Ryan unhappy with fan's beer shower Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan was doused with beer by a Cleveland Browns fan as he celebrated with teammate Malcolm Butler, who returned an interception for a touchdown....
15:33, 09/09/2019

Volkswagen sets aside 5.5 billion euros in contingent liabilities for diesel scandal Volkswagen said it has set aside 5.5 billion euros ($6.16 billion) in contingent liabilities to cover possible risks arising from a diesel cheating scandal, chief financial officer Frank Witter said on Thursday....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Volkswagen approaches potential buyers of MAN Energy Solutions unit -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, a unit which makes large diesel engines used in ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
05:32, 05/06/2019

Volkswagen Should Absolutely Make Rabbit Confetti a Factory Paint Option During this weekend’s Southern Worthersee, Volkswagen debuted a slew of mildly modified new cars to the gathered Euro Tuner crowd. VW wants to lean in to the whole scene, and show off the concepts to folks who might be willing to perform these modifi...
10:00, 05/19/2019

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf: spy shots reveal new high tech interior News 16 May, 2019 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is fast approaching, and new spy shots have uncovered the car's interior ahead of its Frankfurt debut...
09:32, 05/16/2019

Ford, Volkswagen promise details on electric, autonomous vehicle alliance Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Thursday they are expanding their global alliance announced in January with deals that are expected to involve collaboration on electric and autonomous vehicles....
11:48, 07/11/2019

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show: Volkswagen I.D 3 Makes Its Global Debut The Volkswagen ID.3 breaks cover at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. It marks the coming of a new era for Volkswagen and it will hit the roads in Europe early next year....
07:32, 09/10/2019

Volkswagen's Research Lab Turned an Old Microbus Into an EV Technology-Crammed Concept Vehicle Volkswagen’s California-based Electronic Research Laboratory has been re-named the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC), and has been given an expanded role in the company. So, to celebrate, they did the only rational thing they could ...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Volkswagen unit Porsche to pay 535 million euro fine over diesel cheating German prosecutors imposed a 535 million euro ($598 million) fine on German luxury carmaker Porsche AG, a unit of Volkswagen, as punishment for lapses in supervisory duties which allowed the company to cheat diesel emissions tests....
07:16, 05/07/2019