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Volkswagen: Automotive brand manufacturing subsidiary of Volkswagen Group
Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front, known for the iconic "Beetle" and headquartered in Wolfsburg. It is the flagship marque of the Volkswagen Group, the largest automaker by worldwide sales in 2016 and 2017. The group's biggest market is in China, which delivers 40% of its sales and profits.


Volkswagen must buy back 'dieselgate' cars: Germany's top court [Video]

Volkswagen must buy back 'dieselgate' cars: Germany's top court

Court ruling sets precedent for hundreds of thousands of car owners affected by VW emissions test cheating in Germany.

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BMW cuts outlook, sees coronavirus pain lasting all year [Video]

BMW cuts outlook, sees coronavirus pain lasting all year

BMW expects the coronavirus pandemic to hit demand and earnings throughout this year, while Volkswagen sees some green shoots with higher Chinese demand. Francis Maguire reports.

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Czech carmaker Skoda postpones China business trips due to virus

Volkswagen's Czech carmaker Skoda Auto has postponed business travel to its largest market China for an indefinite period due to the spread of a new coronavirus but is not planning any staff..
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Volkswagen hit with record $125 million fine for emissions breach

Volkswagen AG says it is weighing up whether to appeal an Australian record $125 million fine for breaching consumer law.
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VW says arena must cover German carmaker's name during far-right event

Volkswagen has told a sports arena in western Germany to cover up the carmaker's name when the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party holds an event there.
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Former foreign minister Gabriel to head German auto lobby - paper

Former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has been tapped to become the head of Germany's car industry lobby, installing a politician from the state that is home to Volkswagen in the influential post,..
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SBS World News bulletin: 16/9/19

SBS News wraps-up all the national and international news including: Global oil prices soar following attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities, petrol bombs and tear gas on the streets of Hong Kong as the..
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Algerian partner of Germanyโ€™s VW held over graft allegations: state TV

An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on suspicion of corruption, state television reported.
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Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources

Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said.
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