Volkswagen AG


  • Volkswagen CEO: Russia business falling short Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:42 AM ET
    Chairman of the board of Voklswagen Martin Winterkorn presents the new VW Golf Sportsvan during the Group night at the international motor show IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung) on September 9, 2013 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

    German car maker Volkswagen's business is falling short of expectations in Russia, its CEO told CNBC at the Auto China show on Sunday.

  • The secret behind Ford's success in China Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 11:58 PM ET
    Visitors check out Ford cars on display at the China International Exhibition Center new venue during the 'Auto China 2014' Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing.

    Ford says the key to its success in the market has been its wide range of product offerings that allow it to effectively target first-time buyers.

  • As the Beijing Auto Show kicks off on Monday, Martin Winterkorn, Chairman and CEO at Volkswagen, says plug-in hybrids will dominate its lineup in China for alternative energy cars.

  • Toyota Motor aims to double China sales Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Toyota Motor aims to double auto sales in China to around 2 million vehicles a year in the future, a senior executive said on Sunday.

  • 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.