Volkswagen ramps up its electric vehicle sales plans

Dec 30, 2019
The German automaker gets serious about EVs.
An employee works on a Volkswagen e-Golf electric car on the assembly line inside the Volkswagen AG factory in Dresden, Germany.
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VW, Ford broaden alliance to autonomous, electric vehicles

Jul 12, 2019
The two automakers will become equal owners of Argo AI, a robocar firm that was majority-owned by Ford, with plans to put autonomous vehicles on the roads in the U.S. and Europe.
Jim Hackett (R), president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor Company, and Herbert Diess, chief executive officer, Volkswagen Group, pose for a picture ahead of a press conference July 12, 2019 in New York City.
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What to do with the VW albatross in your garage

Oct 26, 2016
VW is offering consumers options following its emissions scandal.
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Volkswagen agrees to $14.7 billion settlement

Jun 28, 2016
The car company's emissions scandal came to light late last year.

Volkswagen posts results; looks to move beyond scandal

May 31, 2016
The automaker plans to make more electric vehicles and invest in ride-sharing.
Volkswagen recently put $300 million into the ride-hailing company Gett.
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VW publicly admits wrongdoing in emissions scandal

Dec 10, 2015
Chairman Hans Dieter Pötsch said VW is expecting a lot of lawsuits.

The human price of the Volkswagen emissions scandal

Oct 29, 2015
It's cost billions of dollars and dozens of lives.

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For Chattanooga, Volkswagen emmissions news is local

Oct 9, 2015
VW brought more than the 1,500 jobs and a billion dollar plant to town.

VW scandal unlikely to embolden regulators

Oct 9, 2015
Regulators are still starved for cash from Congress to boost testing and enforcement.

Just how much will that VW recall cost?

Oct 7, 2015
$7.3 billion apparently won't be enough for the recall that may start in January.
 Volkswagen's new boss said the auto giant would need more than a year to fix all its pollution-cheating cars. 
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