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  • Volkswagen recalls 281k cars

    DETROIT: Volkswagen is recalling almost 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the US because the fuel pumps can fail and cause the cars to suddenly stall...

    Volkswagen (VW) says in government documents that the fuel pump control computer can lose electrical power...

  • Volkswagen returns to Iran after 17 years

    BERLIN: German car giant Volkswagen said on Tuesday it was returning to the Iranian market for the first time in 17 years due to the lifting of economic sanctions...

    “By returning to Iran, the Volkswagen brand is filling in another blank spot on the global automotive map,” said Anders Sundt Jensen, project manager for the Iranian market at Volkswagen...

  • German auto giant Volkswagen slams into huge false emission scam

    FRANKFURT: German auto giant Volkswagen plummeted nearly 20 per cent on the stock market Monday as investigations spread into revelations that hundreds of thousands of its diesel cars have software that secretly thwarts US emissions tests...

    Volkswagen, the world’s largest automaker by sales in the first half of this year, said it had halted all diesel vehicle sales in the United States during a probe into the scandal, which could...

  • French police raid Volkswagen offices in emission scandal

    PARIS: Police have raided Volkswagen’s French headquarters over an investigation into the massive pollution-cheating scandal that has engulfed the German auto giant, a judicial source said on Sunday...

    Like other countries, France has opened a probe into possible fraud over the pollution-cheating software installed in diesel engines by Volkswagen, which has admitted that 11 million vehicles worldwide are equipped with the programme...

  • Volkswagen admits 11m cars have pollution cheating device

    FRANKFURT: German auto giant Volkswagen revealed on Tuesday that 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide are equipped with devices that can cheat pollution tests, a dramatic escalation of the scandal that has wiped a third off the company’s market value and now threatens to topple its chief executive...

    Authorities from France to South Korea to the US announced investigations and threatened legal action, prompting Volkswagen to...

  • Volkswagen faces billions in fines

    WASHINGTON: The US Justice Department has sued Volkswagen for up to $90 billion for allegedly violating environmental laws — five times regulators’ initial estimate and a reminder of the carmaker’s problems nearly four months after its emissions scandal broke...

    Although such US lawsuits are typically settled at a fraction of the theoretical maximum penalty, analysts said the size of the claim meant Volkswagen (VW) could face a larger...

  • Volkswagen chief quits as cheating scandal snowballs

    “Volkswagen needs a fresh start — also in terms of personnel...

    Even if the haemorrhage on the markets may have abated, Volkswagen, the world’s largest auto manufacturer by sales in the first half of this year, still faces a growing tangle of legal threats after it admitted that as many as 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide are equipped with software capable of fooling official pollution tests...

  • View from abroad: Volkswagen scam and corporate greed

    WHAT does the latest corporate scam tell us about modern capitalism, apart from the fact that in three days, Volkswagen, the biggest car manufacturer in the world, saw 34pc wiped off its share price? As this once proud symbol of German engineering excellence was brought to its knees after being caught trying to cheat environmental regulators and its American customers, many are trying to fathom why the company resorted to such underhand...

  • Volkswagen suspends executive over monkey tests

    FRANKFURT: Auto­maker Volkswagen has suspended a top executive in response to widespread public criticism over experiments in which monkeys were exposed to diesel exhaust...

    The statement from the automaker said that the company was “drawing the first consequences” as it investigates the activities of EUGT, the entity backed by Volkswagen and other carmakers that commissioned the monkey experiment...

  • Volkswagen to invest €60bn in ‘cars of future’ by 2024

    WOLFSBURG: German car giant Volkswagen said Friday it would plough 60 billion euros ($66bn) by 2024 into its switch to electric, hybrid and connected vehicles, as automakers around the world rev up electrification plans...

    In a plan approved by its supervisory board, VW also said it would introduce up to 75 all-electric models and around 60 hybrid vehicles over the next decade, compared with a total of 70 across both types that were...

  • Hyundai, Al-Haj to assemble vehicles in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Hyundai of South Korea has joined hands with Al-Haj Group to introduce top-of-the-line heavy commercial vehicles (HCV) through a technology transfer contract (TTC) under the subsidiary of Al-Haj Hyundai Ltd...

    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has the potential to facilitate up to four per cent of global trade by 2020...

  • Over 8,000 vehicles awaiting clearance at Torkham to enter Pakistan

    LANDI KOTAL: More than 8,000 vehicles both loaded and empty are stranded at the Afghanistan side of Torkham border owing to slow process of security checking and clearance by the Pakistani border guards...

    Sources said that the process of security clearance of vehicles entering Pakistan from Afghanistan slowed down since the task was taken from political administration following reopening of the border on March 21 after remaining...

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