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Over 100 PhD students present research work on e-mobility and connectivity

by Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 27, 2016

At the Volkswagen Group's PhD Event 2016, about 600 specialist visitors informed themselves about current research work.




Volkswagen Group to hire over 1,000 IT experts in three years

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 29, 2016

Volkswagen Group is reinforcing its team with highly qualified IT specialists and strongly expanding its know-how in the fields of artificial intelligence, big...


VW emissions scandal USA: $14.7 billion settlement gets initial approval

Industry by Jimi Beckwith and Doug Revolta, Autocar UK Jul 28, 2016

The money will be used to compensate some 475,000 drivers, and the settlement figure could get final approval on October 18 at a hearing.

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Volkswagen commits to electric future but says diesel remains ‘indispensable’

Passenger Vehicles by James Attwood AutoCar UK May 11, 2017

At the Group’s annual general meeting, CEO Matthias Müller launched a staunch defence of diesel engines, saying that they will remain 'indispensable' for the...


Ex-VW boss Martin Winterkorn to receive £7 million; total staff payments amount to £49 million

Industry by Jim Holder, Autocar UK Apr 28, 2016

New VW Group boss Matthias Müller admits diesel emissions fix has been delayed, but pledges it will be completed on time.


Volkswagen targets sales of three million electric cars by 2025

Industry by Hilton Holloway, Autocar UK Jun 16, 2016

Bold plans for electrification of the line-up include slashing the model range and using just four platforms