Volkswagen Archive

VW to fire 3 Top Executives over manipulating diesel emission rules

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned from his position following the scandal around the emission control of its clean diesel cars sold in the US and Europe. The company has decided to fire the R&D chief of its
By yusuf dabhiya
September 29, 2015

Volkswagen to create new budget brand, which will take care of manufacturing low-cost cars

Volkswagen is the largest car manufacturer in the world, when measured in terms of the number of brands owned by the German car company. It owns a diverse range of popular companies and if we calculate the
By Stephen Neil
December 22, 2013

Volkswagen to build new compact sedan – production debut set in India for late 2015

These are the days, where everyone wants compact cars, especially in India. One big cause for this compact craze, is the excise benefits that entails compact cars, if the car measures less than 4 metres in length,
By Stephen Neil
November 23, 2013

Audi R8 burn into flames at Bandra-Worli sea link Mumbai (Updated)

The news of Audi R8 caught fire during Super Car rally held at Bandra-Worli sea link Mumbai spread like a fire in the jungle across the country. As per tweets by Mumbaikars on twitter the Audi R8 was on fire during
By Anonymous User
January 27, 2013

Skoda to launch two new models by 2015

Volkswagen owned Skoda will soon be launching two new models below the Yeti to form a strong crossover family. One of these models being the ‘Skoda Polar’, which is to be released in 2015 with plenty of
By Allen Paul
November 30, 2012

Volkswagen says its Chinese partner stole engine designs

German auto giant Volkswagen has become the victim of industrial espionage in China, where its local partner has allegedly stolen engine designs, the business daily Handelsblatt reported on Friday. According to reports in German media, FAW has
By Mohammed Asrar
July 30, 2012

Porsche drops plans to launch an entry-level sports car

According to German newspaper Stuttgarter Zeitung, Porsche has apparently dropped plans to build a two-seater entry-level sports car that would have been smaller and cheaper than its Boxster model. In an interview with Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller,
By Mohammed Asrar
May 16, 2012

Beware! Car manufacturer’s logos are getting stolen

Has your car’s logo been stolen? You’re not alone. A new and alarming trend has been kickstarted in the past year or so with regards to auto-related crimes. Drive on the road and you will see everything
By Mohammed Asrar
May 3, 2012

Skoda India claims Rapid that caught fire in Delhi, not due to manufacturing defect

Recently we reported the incident of the Skoda Rapid sedan caught fire on the streets of Delhi, now after investigating Skoda India has reportedly come out with a statement saying it was not the manufacturing defect that
By Mohammed Asrar
April 16, 2012

VW’s Audi in talks to buy bike maker Ducati

Word on the street is that Audi is talks with Ducati for its lightweight engine know-how and its racetrack achievements and the distinctive sound and styling of its bikes. Sources familiar with the plans say that Audi
By Mohammed Asrar
March 14, 2012