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Paris Motor Show 2016: VW to unveil next-generation EV

Volkswagen is to preview its new generation of electric vehicles at the forthcoming 2016 Paris Motor Show. The company have gone on record to say that the car “is as revolutionary as the Beetle was seven years ago.” Not much information has been released regarding the new concept, but a modular platform is likely to(…)

VW launch new cyber firm to safeguard car security

With the increase in connectivity across a wide variety of platforms, and the resultant wider threat to car’s systems; Volkswagen has decided to found a new company with the sole purpose of beefing up automotive security. The new company, dubbed Cymotive, is the brainchild of VW, and a trio of Israeli cyber security experts. Heading(…)

VW engineer at centre of Dieselgate storm reveals whole design team was in on fraud

The VW engineer at the centre of the diesel emissions test scandal has agreed to spill the beans on his part in the deceit. James Robert Liang agreed to a plea deal with the US federal government to co-operate with the investigation into how the German automaker cheated American emissions tests and passed off its(…)

Volkswagen to tailor vehicles to local tastes

In an attempt to decentralise decision-making from its Wolfsburg headquarters VW is working on a “regionalisation” plan to empower subsidiaries to tailor VW-brand products to fit in with local tastes and trends. Volkswagen is the process of implementing radical changes in the aftermath of last year’s emission scandal where the car maker admitted to fitting(…)

VW may have broken EU consumer rules

A top EU official has revealed that Volkswagen may have broken European Union consumer protection rules. This follows on from a raft of complaints lodged against the German automaker following the diesel emissions scandal. In September 2015, the United States discovered a device in numerous VW diesel models that gave lower then accurate emissions readings(…)

Volkswagen Back On Track?

Just recently, it seems as if Volkswagens fortunes are back on track after the emissions scandal which started last September. The board have been, it seems so far, proven innocent in the whole affair. Plus, they have just worked out a way to start repairing a small percentage of the vehicles affected. So, with all(…)

Volkswagen to Name Qatari Woman as Board Member?

Reports are emerging that Volkswagen will be introducing the newest member of their board who apparently, will be a Qatari woman. There are many reasons for this and it is excellent for progression but; it is very surprising that Qatar is pushing for this considering their record in the treatment of women. This move however(…)

So the Board Were Not Involved After All?

So news just recently released by Volkswagen has stated that none of the current or past board members were involved with the emission scandal that rocked the motoring world back in September 2015. This therefore includes current CEO Matthias Müller and past CEO Martin Winterkorn. Volkswagen released a statement notifying the public that “Although the(…)

Volkswagen’s UK Servicing Plans

At Servicing Stop, we know all about car servicing and repairs as we offer the most unique and hassle free car service available in the country. But recently however, Volkswagen in their local dealerships nationwide, have unveiled a new plan which they believe will modernise the car servicing experience they already offer. What the company(…)

Volkswagen confident a resolution to emissions scandal is near

Ready for bygones to be bygones… after paying their billions of dollars worth of fines, of course. CEO of Volkswagen Group Matthias Mueller is confident the company will reach an agreement with regulators in the United States on a technical fix for their diesel cars affected by the emission scandal. The United States has proven(…)