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The UK has a bold target to become a zero-emissions nation by 2050. If it can be achieved, this would make the UK the cleanest country in the world in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. 31 years certainly seems like a long time to achieve this... Read more

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Volkswagen's luxury car unit Audi has announced that it is set to cut around 9,500 jobs - more than one in ten - in Germany by 2025 as part of a structural overhaul that will help fund the switch over to electric vehicles... Read more

The German government and the country's automotive association, VDA, have agreed to double the Umweltprämie ('Environmental Bonus') - cash incentives for electric vehicles - as the country attempts to speed up the move away from the combustion... Read more

Croatia is looking to persuade German auto giant Volkswagen to construct its planned €1.3-billion plant in the Balkan country following the car maker's suspension of a final decision about whether or not to build the factory in Turkey... Read more

Four years after the auto manufacturer's largest post-war scandal broke, a court case opened which set hundreds of thousands of manipulated diesel car owners, all demanding compensation, against the German car giant Volkswagen... Read more

The Volkswagen Group has said that is on the brink of its "biggest transformation to date", as it announces its timetable for the switch to making electric cars exclusively... Read more

Czech automaker Škoda is to start producing high-voltage traction batteries for Volkswagen plug-in hybrids at its main production facility in Mladá Boleslav. Read more

In a widely anticipated move, car makers Ford and Volkswagen have announced the extension of their seven-month old partnership to cover autonomous and electric vehicles... Read more

Technology giant Bosch has accepted a fine €90-million for lapses in supervisory duties that allow car manufacturers to engage in emissions cheating, according to a statement by German prosecutors in Stuttgart... Read more

Executives at Volkswagen are preparing for an investor revolt following the news that three influential advisory groups are urging shareholders to cast their votes against all but one of the company's board members at the upcoming annual general... Read more

In the run-up to Auto-Shanghai 2019, auto giant Volkswagen has unveiled the latest member of the ID family, the ID. Roomzz, a zero-emission SUV in the five-metre class that is being touted as the EV equivalent to the Touareg and the German... Read more

European Commission antitrust regulators have informed BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen of its preliminary view that the companies have breached EU antitrust rules from 2006 to 2014 by colluding to restrict competition on the development of technology... Read more

Volkswagen has delayed the launch of the new Golf, the best-selling car in Europe, until next year as it completes the development of the advanced digital features. Read more

Savings from VW Group's newly-reorganised components division funnelled into investment in electric car technology. Read more

Germany’s Volkswagen is said to be developing a cheaper electric car which would sell for under €20,000 (or $23,000). If successful, this would thus undercut Tesla’s Model 3, its cheapest electric car, by almost $12,000. Read more

Microsoft Corp. and Volkswagen AG are set to connect the leading car makers entire vehicle fleet using the software giants cloud technology in order to create the world’s largest automotive cloud of its kind to help future digital developments. Read more

Volkswagen Financial Services UK (VWFS) has launched its first sites for car hire firm Rent-a-Car in the UK, with three Volkswagen retailers and two ŠKODA retailers operate the new service from their existing showrooms. Read more

A new 1.6 litre diesel engine has been introduced to the Volkswagen T-Roc range, bringing the total number of five power-train options. Read more

Volkswagen has announced it will be offering a car sharing services consisting entirely of electric vehicles for its customers. Read more

Volkswagen commercial vehicles opens a brand new Authorised Repairer building in Trafford Park, Manchester and at at 21,000 square feet, it is the largest of it's kind in the UK and one of the largest across Europe. Read more

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  • Volkswagen to go all electric by 2026

    Volkswagen to go all electric by 2026

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