Volkswagen AG


  • Business events scheduled for the coming week Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for March, 10 a.m. Eastern time. WASHINGTON— Standard& Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for February, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates.

  • Toyota wins global sales crown in Q1, beating GM Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 8:01 AM ET
    2014 Toyota Sequoia

    Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter, outpacing General Motors and Volkswagen.

  • GM boosting China production capacity to 5 million Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 7:56 AM ET

    BEIJING— The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million. General Motors Co. and its Chinese partners are in the midst of what the company has said is a $12 billion investment program through 2017..

  • VW to add China capacity amid growth expectations Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | 11:37 PM ET

    Volkswagen will keep adding capacity in China as the German group is counting on double-digit growth in the biggest auto market.

  • Volkswagen's 'stop sale' order on certain models     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Volkswagen has issued a "stop sale" order on certain models of Passats, Jettas, Beetles, and Beetle convertibles, due to a potential fire hazard.

  • European shares closed higher on Wednesday, following a rebound led by the auto sector, after the heavy selling seen at the start of the week.

  • Automakers push to eliminate side view mirrors Sunday, 6 Apr 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    In this photo illustration, pedestrians are displayed on the video display of a backup camera on a Toyota Prius on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco.

    The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Tesla have petitioned to permit manufacturers to replace mirrors with digital cameras.

  • Unions saved Ford in our 'darkest' hour: Bill Ford Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:35 AM ET
    Bill Ford

    Labor unions, blamed for the financial woes of other car companies, actually helped save Ford Motor, Bill Ford tells CNBC.

  • Obama to Europe: Cut reliance on Russian gas Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    President Barack Obama during a meeting in the Oval Office on March 3, 2014.

    Obama tells the EU to take politically difficult steps to develop their own resources tor reduce reliance on Russia.

  • Porsche to replace engines because of fire risk Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:36 AM ET
    Porsche warning: 911 GT3s can catch fire.

    All 2014 model year 911 GT3 sports cars are affected. Owners have been told to stop driving them because they could catch fire.

  • European car sales up 7.6% in sixth monthly rise Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:11 AM ET
    An employee at the Renault factory in Maubeuge, France

    Car sales in Europe continued to show strong growth in February, posting a 7.6 percent increase from the same period in 2013, according to an industry body.

  • Another multinational stung by China state TV Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 10:30 PM ET
    A model displays the new FX-format digital single lens reflex (SLR) camera 'D600' from Japanese camera maker Nikon during a press preview in Tokyo.

    Japan's Nikon was stung at the weekend by criticism from China's state broadcaster CCTV for selling defective products and poor customer service.

  • SHANGHAI, March 14- Waning popularity and a wounded reputation are likely to dull the edge of China's consumer day TV expose when it airs on Saturday, offering some relief for companies that have in the past taken pains to avoid any fallout from the once-a-year show.

  • March 13- Three anti-union Volkswagen workers have sued the German automaker and the United Auto Workers in U.S. court, alleging that they improperly colluded in the run-up to a union election in Tennessee that the UAW lost.

  • By 2017, global carmakers will be set up to build 6 million vehicles a year in Brazil even as local sales may struggle to pass 4 million, analysts say. "Everyone jumped on the bandwagon," said IHS Automotive analyst Guido Vildozo, citing oversized ambitions in Brazil after sales averaged 10 percent growth in the past decade.

  • March 13- Three anti-union Volkswagen workers have sued the German automaker and the United Auto Workers in a U.S. court, alleging that VW and the union improperly colluded in the run-up to a union election in Tennessee that the UAW lost.

  • BERLIN, March 13- German automaker Volkswagen will reinforce steps to boost earnings in coming years as its long-planned target to increase sales to over 10 million cars a year is almost met.

  • *BMW Q4 automotive EBIT 1.77 bln euros vs 1.68 bln forecast. The investment drive, which includes the launch of the i3 electric vehicle and the next generation of the Mini, will help BMW increase sales again this year in the face of stiff competition from rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz.

  • BERLIN, March 13- German carmaker Volkswagen expects to sell more than 10 million vehicles across its multi-brand group this year, aiming to hit a long-running target four years earlier than previously planned.

  • -Anti-union Volkswagen workers will get a chance to defend the results of a mid-February union election that the United Auto Workers lost at a Chattanooga, Tennessee VW plant, the U.S.

Most Popular Video

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

Sell in May? It's an old cliché but the problem is it's sometimes right! But earnings keep rolling in better than expected. CNBC's Patti Domm explains.

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

Discussing whether boards of directors are necessary for companies, and the importance of them pushing back, with Stuart Grant of Grant & Eisenhofer, and Brad Feld, author of "Startup Boards."

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

CNBC's Diana Olick reports DR Horton announced a new bargain brand targeted at the entry-level buyer.